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My room mate Adam and I decided we wanted to raise egg hens, so we got 3 Ameraucanas: Louise, Thelma II, and Thunderbird. They are healthy quickly-growing chicks, and the cardboard box we brought them home…

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Leveraging Your Abundant Resources – And How To Make A Wood BBQ

To make a fully-equipped and ready prepper base of operations or retreat you need stuff. Tons and tons of stuff. Knowledge and intestinal fortitude (defined this time as the inner will to do without creature comforts) can lesson the amount … Continue reading

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Survival Potatoes

Note: I am writing this post using the wordpress app – If it looks messed up, I’ll round back and fix it. Potatoes are an amazing source of calories, and I just found out recently super-fricken-easy to grow. The process … Continue reading

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Painting Your Tomahawk… The Cheap Ass Way

A while ago I posted a blog on how to paint your rifle, the cheap ass way (HERE) with detailed instructions on a way to paint your rifle. I wanted to demonstrate another way to paint “tactical” gear, and took … Continue reading

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Home Fortification Part 2

  I have been in the market to buy a house for about a month now. This has given me the opportunity to view and visit several houses and is what first got me into paying attention to home security. … Continue reading

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Home Fortification

A man’s home is his castle: A proverbial expression that illustrates the principle of individual privacy, which is fundamental to the American system of government. In this regard, the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution — part of the … 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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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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(Part 1) Water, Water, Every Where, Nor Any Drop To Drink – Water And The Prepper

Water is basically the most important thing to us humans, and virtually all living things. The problem is, all water is not created equal, and some can seriously mess you up – like kill you. You can purify water by … Continue reading

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