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Dutch Military Surplus for Bug-Out Gear

Featured, Reviews • Tags:,

Over the last few months, I have been building a new bug-out set-up. For the load bearing portion, I decided on military surplus equipment from the Netherlands sourced from Varusteleka Oy in Helsinki, Finland. My reasoning for ordering from them has a lot to do with price and wide availability of the equipment from one […]

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The Strelok Home Screen on an Android Tablet

Survival Tech: Strelok Pro Ballistics for Android & Wear OS

Featured, Firearms, Tech

Imagine, if you will, you are in a long-term survival situation. You have a finite supply of everything, and you need to make the most of it while you wait for a return to normal. In this situation you might need to hunt to put meat in your larder and you are using a firearm […]

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Creek Stewart's Pocket Field Guide: The Bug Out Survival Vest

Creek Stewart’s Pocket Field Guide: The Bug Out Survival Vest

Books, Featured, How-to

What do you do If you have to make a run for it? For most preppers the plan is to grab the bug out bag and head for the door. There are almost as many ideas on a BOB as there are preppers and we all try to figure out how to best set one […]

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Looking Forward: Threats 2022

Featured, Knowledge, Threats

The beginning of a new year is a good time to look forward. After the two years that we have just been through, it seems even more important to be looking out for future threats and to be ready for them. After all, this is the point of prepping. Looking forward I see threats much […]

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Live Free Meeting


Featured, Guest, Philosphy

Ric’s Editors Note – I will say first, this is not an original post. This article was authored by James C. Jones, the co-founder of Live Free USA. I have been aware of the organization since the ‘80s and I read this article way back then. Recently, I joined the organization and I have become […]

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Defensive Pistol 1 at The Range as Austin

AAR, Featured, Firearms, Reviews

Gun ownership is up and more people than ever before are carrying handguns for self-defense. Additionally, there are now 21 states and growing that have passed Permit-less, or Constitutional, Carry laws. It is the responsibility of everyone that carries to get the best training possible when they strap on a gun. With the Texas Permit-less […]

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Make Ready with Doc Spears: Combat Lifesaver – Review

Featured, How-to, Skills

First; I am not a medical professional and this review is from the point of view of a civilian learning as much as possible. I took an EMT-Basic course many years ago, but it has been so long that I can’t rely on those skills until I can take the course again. Second, and most […]

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Panteao Productions Front Page

Panteao Productions: Prepper Education

Featured, How-to, Knowledge, Prepper Library, Skills

For years now I have used Linda.com/LinkedIn learning to build and improve my work skills in graphic and website design. And like a lot of us, I don’t have a huge amount of discretionary funds to take classes in important design and developer skills. Similarly, what can be referred to as prepper skills, such as […]

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Coming Together

Opinion, Politics

I do not fully understand what is going on in 2020. The United States of America seems to be pulling itself to pieces in front of my eyes and most people do not seem to care. I still do not have a grasp of the COVID-19 situation, mostly because there seems to be no reliable […]

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Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac: Identification, understanding, treatment and prevention

Bushcraft & Survival, Featured, Knowledge, Safety • Tags:,

The plants that you find in the wild can be a key resource, but they can also represent a threat. Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac are three plants that are detrimental to people when encountered in the wild. It is important to know these plants and the danger they pose. Poison Ivy Poison […]

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