And the winner is………

The 2nd ModernSurvivalOnline Guest Post Writing Contest has come to a close and although it was super difficult to choose – the winners have been selected.

Here we go:

– 1st Place –

“Sorry, Bob. Go Die Somewhere Else.”……by D.B.

Excellent post on a very difficult subject – certainly got many readers attention.

Donated by Ready Made Resources….an

AR-7 Survival Rifle!!!!

Winner is responsible for all transfer fee’s as firearm must be sent to a FFL dealer in your area.

– 2nd Place –

“SHTF Survival: First Response Packs for Medical Emergencies”

……by Tess Pennington

Donated by…….

A great combination – an

Emergency Seed Bank and an Herb Seed Bank

Emergency Seed Bank

37,000 seeds, 1.4 Lbs of Non-Hybrid seeds, Heirloom Vegetables, sealed in an airtight military grade Seed Vault.

Herb Seed Bank

68,000 seeds, 21 varieties of highest yielding crops, Heirloom Seeds, Sealed in an airtight military grade Seed Vault.

– 3rd Place –

“The Bogus Bug-Out Bag Argument”……….by L.M.

Donated by Shelf Reliance

Pair(2) of Cansolidator Pantry’s

Featuring SmarTrac technology, the Cansolidator Pantry is a front loading system that automatically rotates up to 40 cans. This adjustable, expandable, stackable system takes the hassle out of can rotation and allows you to organize cans the way YOU want. The Cansolidator is easy to assemble and guarantees a more organized pantry in minutes. Sturdy, compact, and reliable, the Cansolidator Pantry is the perfect stand-alone solution for any pantry.

The Cansolidator’s are also stackable – which allows for maximum storage in minimum space.

Winner gets two of these.

– Tie for 4th Place –

Build Your Own AR-15” & “Firearms in a TEOTWAWKI

…….both by Gilfner

Donated by

5.11 Bail Out Bag

The 5.11 Bail Out Bag features tough 1050D nylon body fabric construction that delivers extreme versatility. While staying close to the body, the Bail Out Bag provides users with easy access to all its compartments while still being compact enough to deploy from a vehicle. The Front Mag pockets hold up to 6 AR magazines with the side utility pocket designed with web platforms. You can rest assured that the 5.11 Bail Out Bag will have all the room you need for easy deployment. By 5.11 Tactical Series.


– 5th Place –

Building and Operating a Makeshift Wood Oven“……by Ken B

Donated by has generously donated both a S.O.G. Revolver Seal Knife as well as one of their Basic Survival Kits.


Due to the quantity of quality submissions I have added some additional prizes

* * * * * * * *

Honorable Mention Prizes

Guest Post – A Preppers Nightmare……by T in Texas

The 1 Pound Tool Kit……by Al

Sharpening Your Edge“…….by DL

Communication Options for a Natural or Man-Made Disaster……by Badvoodoodaddy

“Girls and Guns”…… Amber Waldroup

It’s All In The Timing“…… PADRE

Honorable Mention winner will get one of the following……….

 Backyard Food Productions DVD

This awesome DVD shows you step-by-step how to grow food on a part time basis, with little money, and no previous agricultural experience.

Why not get the skills and resources so you can become independent of the whole crazy system?  Why not become free of the weekly grind at the supermarket?

Imagine this:

You are sitting at the dining room table just about to eat dinner.  You’ve just popped out the back door and picked some lettuce and other greens to make a quick salad that doesn’t even need washing as it was grown in pure rainwater with all organic soil.  As you put the bowl on the table you realize with pride that everything in this fresh, delicious, nutritious meal was grown by you and your family.

The ModernSurvivalOnline Survival & Preparedness DVD which is jam packed with preparedness articles, books, manuals, and video’s. Over 4 gigabytes all on one DVD that auto-starts to an easy to navigate menu-system  on any PC.

A free membership to the Self-Sufficient Gardener Garden Club Membership

Tons of eBooks, articles, vendor discounts, video’s – and the full content of the Food Security Knowledge Pack.

Mountain House Eggs and Bacon #10 Can – donated by Rourke

LED Mini Maglite Flashlight – donated by Rourke

Aquamira Frontier Emergency Water Filtration System – donated by Rourke

I wish I had more prizes to give to everyone that participated. I really appreciate all the entries and look forward to more contests in the future.

As always – if you hav something to say and wish to contribute to the cause here at ModernSurvivalOnline – drop me a line – emergencycd (at)

I wish to give an extra special thanks to the participating sponsors of the contest:

Ready Made Resources

Shelf Reliance

Backyard Food Productions DVD

 Self-Sufficient Gardener Garden Club Membership

I will be in contact with all winners over the next couple days and then with the participating sponsors.


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  1. I am so happy for DB! That one (if I had to pick) was my favorite! Well written, great title. Way to go and great choices Rourke! I’ll come back for the next contest!

  2. Whoooo hooo! I loved the winning post–my favorite! And I’m pretty pleased with myself too. Not bad for my first time entering a contest like this. Ready for the next one!

    Thanks, Rourke!

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