Tactical backpacks are always a tricky proposition. Either they make you look like you just got off the set of Rambo or they are jam packed with performance compromises in an effort to pass as a normal pack.
The Hazard 4 Grayman Patrol is one of the few true blue tactical
My hypothetical for level 2 preparedness is being prepared for 1 month of disruption. That includes electrical grid down for 2 to 4 weeks.
Your personal safety and security becomes a increasing concern as time marches on during the event. The longer the duration the higher the risk in this
The mountain lion is said to be one of the largest wild cats in North America–just one of the many facts about mountain lions. Did you know that this big cat is known by many names? Cougar, panther, catamount, or puma are just some of the few.This solitary animal can
You can make a fabric dye of any color with plants you can forage nearby. Stockpiling or growing natural dyes can enable preppers to camouflage their favorite gear, from clothing to bags and tents. It doesn’t have to be complicated, simply darkening gear can help
On September 19th, 1778, the Continental Congress passed the first budget of the United States. While the budget may have passed, the states responded poorly to the call for taxes to fund the government, and the government resorted to printing paper money to cover debts. In effect, the first
For those of you wanting to make the move towards self-sufficiency in a career, or for those who are just looking for extra income, I am writing about buying and selling as a source of income. I think with a little practice, anyone can learn to make money by
When you first enter the survival community, you hear a great deal about bugging out, but for most people in most survival scenarios bugging in makes more sense. Bugging in is the process of fortifying your home and having all the needed resources on hand to survive long term.
Florence is currently causing a lot of devastation, but soon the hurricane and flooding will pass, and we will be left with clean up concerns. Clean up is a big process that needs to be done safely, effectively, and with as little workload as necessary
The 18th of September is Chilean Independence Day. On this day, in 1810, Chile declared independence from Spain.
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Bill Ruger, Jr. passed away.
JWR’s Comment: Unlike his father, Bill Jr. did not try to appease the Democrats in Congress. It was under Bill Jr.’s leadership of the company that
My hypothetical for level 2 preparedness is being prepared for 1 month of disruption.
Previously I discussed Water & Food and Water Storage & Availability.
This time lets think about electricity being out for several weeks, up to one month.
Chances are that a level 1 (1 week) or level