What to do with $1000 right now

May 2, 2018 Rourke 42

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 […]

Top 10 Survival Items for a Survival Kit

August 6, 2015 Rourke 17

This is a popular topic among survival & preparedness forums all over the ‘net. The list of items and different ways of ranking them are probably endless. There are a huge variety of factors that could go […]

Smith & Wesson M&P9 9mm Pistol

July 21, 2015 Rourke 6

It cannot be overstated the  need to be able to defend not only yourself and your family – but your property/supplies after TSHTF. Those who have failed to prepare will reach a level of desperation […]

Bartering after TSHTF

July 3, 2015 Rourke 26

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. […]

Getting Started with Survival Preparations

May 12, 2015 Rourke 8

There are many people that are just now looking into “survival”. Many of these new “preppers” have become interested due to severe economic situations in this country as well as uncertainty throughout the World. Many people are having their […]

Review: Midland ER102 Multi-band radio

May 11, 2015 Rourke 7

I recently posted about 5 radios for emergency preparedness. I own several of those radio’s including the Midland ER102. The Midland ER102 Emergency Radio has a lot of bang for the buck and Midland has long […]

Ready Made Resources…..

December 6, 2014 Rourke 5

Ready Made Resources was one of my very first sponsors. As a longtime leader in the preparedness market these folks don’t just preach preparedness – they practice it. Owner Robert Griswold lives on a 25 […]

Twelve Days of Preparedness…..Day Six

December 17, 2013 Rourke 1

  On the sixth day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Six Trustfire LED FlashlightsFive pairs Mechanix GlovesFour Fishing KitsThree LifeStraw Water FiltersTwo Midland GMRS Radiosand a Cold Steel Recon Tanto in […]

Twelve Days of Preparedness…..Day Four

December 15, 2013 Rourke 0

  On the fourth day of Christmas my true love sent to me……   Four Fishing KitsThree LifeStraw Water FiltersTwo Midland GMRS Radiosand a Cold Steel Recon Tanto in a Condor Assault Pack.     Come on Santa! How […]

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Guest Post: I must be going crazy

March 6, 2013 Rourke 5

by Dustin   I must be going crazy.  Hours spent researching solar water heaters, how to build game traps, how to make gunpowder.  Sleepless nights spent worrying about how to get to my bug-out location […]

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Recent preps……

February 3, 2013 Rourke 13

What a stressful week. Flew by and now the weekend is almost over. Spent Saturday running kids around and then out for dinner with friends – then the “after-party”. I pretty much got nothing done that I […]

Welcome Ready Reserve Foods……

June 19, 2012 Rourke 1

I am very excited to announce that ModernSurvivalOnline has obtained a pair of new sponsors – Ready Reserve Foods and Ready Reserve Ammo. Here is some additional information on this long standing supplier of preparedness products: […]

The Survival Cabinet

February 7, 2012 Rourke 6

Over the past several weeks I have received many emails from people that have just “woke up” and discovered prepping. Many of these folks are moms and dads and just concerned about what the future holds and want to […]