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So, Does Bear Spray Actually Work?

February 5, 2020 Tim Makay 0

The deep woods and remote forests covering much of the U.S. and an enormous part of Canada are often seen as a sort of “go-to” BOL for preppers, and even in peaceful times are frequently […]


Freedom – How to Escape Handcuffs

November 28, 2016 Ryan 1

by Ryan We have all seen it in the movies… the hero has been captured and picks his handcuffs to escape. I recall a time from my youth when I found myself in handcuffs and […]

Running out of ammo!

February 26, 2015 Rourke 6

By The Coach, Contributing Editor   My wife and I are fans of the TV show “The Walking Dead” but not because it is a zombie show. We use the show as a teaching tool. As […]

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Women….Be Prepared

September 17, 2013 Rourke 5

Women….Be Prepared  by M.B.       Okay so here we go with another “preparedness” type of document, I know, but there is a subject that is not often spoken about specifically when the conversation turns towards […]

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Give Me a Hand Someone

November 27, 2012 Rourke 2

Give Me a Hand Someone by Bret Gould We talked about layering our weapons.  We talked about the rifle, pistol, tomahawk and knife.  What is the foundation for all of the skills?  Where do we […]

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March 21, 2012 Rourke 4

[This is a response to recent post A few thoughts on knife fighting…. – Rourke]   Rourke,   Shotguns are often touted as first response to home invasion or burglary. I arm myself with a SIG […]