Category Archives: Budget

Bugout Bins

Image this: You’re at work, it’s late in the day and something terrible happens. There’s a terrorist attack in the nearest major city. No word on just how bad, details are limited, all you know is that a truck bomb … 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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Cache’s as bug out bag building blocks.

I recently read a news paper article about how construction crews found a cache while digging along 66 in Arlington, VA. Specifically they found a PVC tube with supplies and gun parts. I don’t recall if there was an actual … Continue reading

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Faraday Cages

As I write this a sunspot the size of jupiter is pointed straight at the earth. Why does this matter? Most solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CME) originate around sunspots. We are nearing the peak of the solar cycle … Continue reading

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Why We Choose The Glock 22 As Group Standard

I discuss firearms a bit under my Thoughts On Group Standard post, but want to explore why we specifically choose the Glock 22 in .40 Smith & Wesson as our sidearm of choice. To get it out of the way: … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Cheese In Under An Hour

Making your own cheese is easy. There are many varieties that are much harder and require much more ingredients – but at the simplest level you only really need Milk and Vinegar. Salt and Herbs will help flavor, but not … Continue reading

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Rain Water Harvesting – A Freedom Hold Ranch Members Journey

Please note that the following was not written by FreedomholdVP, but another member of the MAG. I would like to thank him and his father for their work! Before I begin to detail my experience building our rainwater harvesting system … Continue reading

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