5 Ways to Secure Your Preps From Intruders

old shed full of supplies

So your hard work and vigilance paid off; you sacrificed, scrimped, saved and religiously laid in supplies and stored provision ample enough to see you through a crisis that you hoped would never happen, but lo and behold it has. Mercifully you and your family survived. Your house is intact. You should be okay, after … Read more

What to do with $1000 right now

A little while back I read a post over at IfItHitstheFan.com concerning a recommendation on where to spend $900 on survival & preparedness preps. I love thinking about stuff like this. It is sorta like “What would I do if I won the lottery?” Back to reality. There are many people across this great country … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I like. Most are available on Amazon but not all. I have a particular fondness for movies as one of my … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I like. Most are available on Amazon but not all. I have a particular fondness for movies as one of my … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I like. Most are available on Amazon but not all. I have a particular fondness for movies as one of my … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I like. Most are available on Amazon but not all. I have a particular fondness for movies as one of my … Read more

Bartering after TSHTF

In the event that there is some type of cataclysmic situation that reduces society and the economy back to the stone ages (or close to it) – bartering will become a common method of commerce. With that in mind – I have been putting some additional items in my preps with “barter” in mind. Here … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

recommendations

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I like. Most are available on Amazon but not all. I have a particular fondness for movies as one of my … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I like. Most are available on Amazon but not all. I have a particular fondness for movies as one of my … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

recommendations

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I like. Most are available on Amazon but not all. I have a particular fondness for movies as one of my … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I like. Most are available on Amazon but not all. I have a particular fondness for movies as one of my … Read more

Top 50 Budget Preparedness Items on Amazon

Frequent readers will know that I am a huge fan of Amazon.com for purchasing preparedness stuff – as well as all kinds of other items. Low prices, huge selection, and Free Shipping on most orders is what has be coming back month after month. Amazon offers a Prime membership, which provides benefits such as free … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I like. Most are available on Amazon but not all. I have a particular fondness for movies as one of my … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

  Books Build the Perfect Bug Out Vehicle The Prepper’s Blueprint The Boxcar Children – ages 7 and up. Wonderful book series for kids. Day by Day Armageddon 31 Days to Survival   Movies Guardians of the Galaxy – awesome movie Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – incredible special effects The Bourne Trilogy – great action movies … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

  Power on the Go Introcircuit 11200mAh External Battery Pack  – best value around Powerbot 2600mAh Battery Pack – I own a couple of these and they work great. Anker 320000mAh Portable Battery Pack   Movies I am Legend The Crazies Shooter(2007) Invincible    YouTube Videos Chiappa Little Badger 17 HMR Which Meds Should You … Read more

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

  Watches  Casio G-Shock Watch Casio Illuminator Sport Watch (budget) Timex Men’s Ironman Rugged Watch Timex Expedition Digital Watch Timex Women’s “Ironman Rugged” Digital Watch   Knives ESEE 6SCP Part Serrated Model 6 Fixed Blade Knife Shrade Extreme Survival Knife Mora Fixed Blade Knife KA-BAR Full Size US Marine Fighting Knife Buck Hoodlum Survival Knife   … Read more

Twelve Days of Preparedness…..Day Twelve

  On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Twelve Holy BiblesEleven Cylume LightsticksTen SOG Tactical TomahawksNine Israeli Battle DressingsEight Preparedness BooksSeven Fresnel LensesSix Trustfire LED FlashlightsFive pairs Mechanix GlovesFour Fishing KitsThree LifeStraw Water FiltersTwo Midland GMRS Radiosand a Cold Steel Recon Tanto in a Condor Assault Pack.    12 Holy Bibles? Absolutely…..share … Read more

Kerosene heater suggestions?

I am in need of picking up a kerosene heater for emergency back up heating in my home. I have checked out the offerings at Wal-Mart and the couple models I have seen were very similar to this model seen HERE on Amazon. I have no experience with kerosene heaters other than staying at my … Read more

Call to Action: August ’13 – Fuel

This is the fourth installment of a monthly series called “Call to Action”. Call to Action (CTA) is a monthly reminder to review one part of your prep’s and strengthen it. #1 – Food #2 – Shelter #3 – Water Fuel is often overlooked as an essential survival prep. It is not exciting and “cool” like a GLOCK 17 pistol or a … Read more

The Top 5 Preparedness Items you MUST own NOW—and cost less than $20.00 each

The Top 5 Preparedness Items you MUST own NOW—and cost less than $20.00 each People spend thousands of dollars on the latest and greatest preparedness equipment in their preparations for when the SHTF. Too often the most common sense and inexpensive items are overlooked.     Here are the Top 5 Preparedness Items you MUST own NOW—and … Read more

Call to Action: July ’13 – Water

This is the third installment of a monthly series called “Call to Action”. Call to Action (CTA) is a monthly reminder to review one part of your prep’s and strengthen it. Water is taken for granted in many countries – but especially in the United States. Most all have crystal clear water at the turn of a knob or the twist of … Read more