Tag Archives: Budget

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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Build A Complete AR For Under $600 Bucks

I am the resident “gun guy” at work/in my circle of friends, and I am asked all the time on how to get an AR for “really cheap”. I normally try to dissuade people from going the cheap route when … Continue reading

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Retreat Storage – Shipping Containers

If you are lucky enough to have a retreat or BOL, you should have a way to secure and protect your supplies. You can build a structure, get a shed, get a trailer, bury it in a hole, leave it … Continue reading

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Painting Your Firearm – The Cheap Ass Way

Most firearms start their life out either as evil black or in red neck wood – and like the story of the butterfly or ugly duckling, they must be transformed into a more aesthetic version. We must do it for … Continue reading

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