How to Use a Knife for Self-Defense

August 24, 2020 Tim Makay 1

For many preppers concerned about self-defense, guns take center stage and with good reason. Only firearms can afford a concerned citizen the tremendous combination of standoff capability, lethal power and pinpoint accuracy, and can deliver […]

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How to Make a Blackout Kit

August 18, 2020 Tim Makay 3

Cities of steel and concrete are testaments to mankind’s ingenuity. We take a lot for granted today, including the internet, our motor vehicles, indoor plumbing and sewage, running water and more. These are far more […]

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Maryland State Knife Laws

August 16, 2020 Tim Makay 0

Maryland is a generally permissive state when it comes to the carry of knives, but you will be sharply limited on the style or type of knife you are allowed to carry. Pretty much the […]


How Strong Paracord Really Is

August 14, 2020 Tim Makay 0

Paracord is one of those items that you’ll never see a prepper without. This incredibly versatile, super handy cordage is known for rot resistance, flexibility, and tremendous strength out of all proportion with its diameter. […]

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Alabama State Trespassing Laws

August 11, 2020 Tim Makay 0

Alabama is a state with easy-to-understand trespassing laws. There aren’t too many of them, they aren’t too long, they are generally logical, and make sense. No matter what kind of trespassing is committed in the […]

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10 Lost Pioneer Skills for SHTF

August 10, 2020 Tim Makay 1

The term “pioneer” evokes a gritty, somewhat romantic image; the first people in a new land or frontier to start carving out civilization from the wild and sometimes hostile bounty of nature all around them. […]

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Washington State Knife Laws

August 6, 2020 Tim Makay 1

As some of the readership is probably expecting, Washington State is not particularly friendly when it comes to their citizens owning and carrying weapons. Certainly not firearms, and not particularly knives either. All one has […]

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Colorado State Trespassing Laws

August 2, 2020 Tim Makay 0

Colorado is a state with generally sane and logical trespassing laws. There are relatively few of them, they are short, and they don’t beat around the bush. This makes them easy to understand compared to […]