The Ready Magazine Blog


Firearms Responsibility

Ric Hubbard • June 18, 2018

I would like to start with two points. First, it is the position of Ready Magazine that firearms ownership is an individual, personal right that is protected by the Constitution, not granted. Guns are an important survival tool that everyone should consider and decide on based on their beliefs and needs. Second, I will not […]

Air Force Survival Knife

My first impressions of the Ontario Knife Company model 499, The Air Force Survival Knife.

Ric Hubbard • June 5, 2018

One of the first fixed-blade knives I owned as a kid was an original Air Force Survival knife that was given to me. I was told that it had been carried by a pilot during the Viet Nam war, but I have no real proof of that, so I just took the word for it. […]

Instafire Fire Starter

Fire Starters Reviews Coming Soon

Ric Hubbard • June 4, 2018

I picked up some new fire making supplies to test for addition to my kit. The ability to make a fire can be a life saver, not to mention the morale boosting effect that a well built campfire has on a cold night. The number of different things that you can pick up and make […]


New Site Launch

Ric Hubbard • June 1, 2018

The move is done and Ready Magazine is now live on its new server. Until recently I was hosting on Adobe’s Business Catalyst platform, but they have decided to phase out and close down that service over the next few months. Because of this I decided to get in front of the situation and get […]


The Changes

Ric Hubbard • April 16, 2018

Due to the expected End Of Life of the hosting server I was using for Ready Magazine, I am moving to a new server. Please bear with me while I get these changes made.