Author Archives: freedomholdvp

Thoughts On PM’s And The Bartering Cycle

Precious Metals evoke strong reactions from many people. To some, they are our only chance for free trade and commerce; to others they are a fools game and will only serve to draw resources that could otherwise be used to … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Union Creek Journal:
I’m looking out the window and the first snow of the season is falling.  The flakes are nearly as large as the tip of my thumb; they’re slushy and coming down hard and…

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Financial Freedom As A Prep?

Financial Freedom. What an idea – being able to dictate how you live your life without the burden of having to maintain some form of employment to continue on in your present lifestyle. No, you have not wandered into a … Continue reading

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LA Police Gear Sale – 15% Off Everything

PLEASE NOTE: I have not received any compensation or affiliation with LAPG, I am making this post without any connection to LAPG. I have purchased from LA Police Gear (LINK) in the past, and they have decent prices, service, and … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, You Are A Training Opportunity

There are several underlying points to this post, including the obvious story/review held within. These points are: Always test your equipment – as close as you can to real-world environments. You can turn any task into a training opportunity. Spend some time thinking before … Continue reading

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Screw You Mr. CR123 – I Like AA’s For My Preps

Some items in your prep supplies may require batteries; flashlights, radios, night vision equipment, etc. When at all possible, I try to get everything in AA size. This allows for easier logistics, battery maintenance, and overall group standard. Historically, there … Continue reading

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MAG Rules

Every group should have a few rules – just so there are clear expectations and responsibilities. Don’t go US Tax Code and start making things long and difficult with a 1000 exceptions – Keep It Simple Stupid. PLEASE NOTE: This … Continue reading

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