Survival in a can: A novel attempt

January 1, 2020 I purchased one of these you can survive cans with low expectations and it did not surpass them.  This should be labeled as You Can Survive Snack Time.  It does have a few good items in...

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Sparkie: A BLASTMATCH for the budget prepper

December 27, 2019 With fall here and winter just around the corner for much of the country, I wanted to take a look at some alternative fire tools.  I initially wanted to get a BLASTMATCH simply because it...

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How to Use Antibiotics Effectively

December 18, 2019 Commentary: This is a great excerpt from Dr. Bones book Doom and Bloom,  In it he goes over how to store fish antibiotics and their ability to treat human ailments.  If you are interested...

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Gator Grip: What to carry when every ounce counts

December 16, 2019 When it comes to gear, weight is a huge factor. The more weight you can shave off of what you have to carry, the better off you are, and the longer you can travel without stopping.   When...

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James Stevens makes the best of the basics in his new book

December 9, 2019 I had the privilege of meeting Mr. Stevens at the Self-Reliance Expo in Colorado Springs, CO a a few years ago and again in Dallas, TX several months later. I thumbed through this book at...

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My EDC Pocket Knife

December 9, 2019 I received this knife as a Christmas gift a couple of years ago.  At first I was a little hesitant to replace my old CaseXX pocketknife that my father passed down to me, but after only a...

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Breaking News: THE CDC shows a sense of humor

December 5, 2019 Commentary:  Apparently the CDC does have a sense  of humor.  The interactive novella has a very interesting animation style.    The plot is a little ho hum and the twist ending seems...

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5 Survival Books to Read Before SHTF

October 21, 2019 Survival books are one of the best investments you can make. We try to pack as much information into our posts as possible – and you can use the search function to find guides on specific...

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Stoeger Coach Supreme | Gun Carrier Shotgun Reviews

September 26, 2019 With its double trigger and attractive details, the Stoeger Coach Supreme is perfect for cowboy action shooters. This easy-to-shoot shotgun can also be a fine field gun for operators of...

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Handgun Reviews: The Colt Lightweight Commander

September 18, 2019 The Colt Lightweight Commander has been around since the early 1950's, and is still a heavy favorite among gun aficionados. This handgun is still in command and rockin' even with all the...

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