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Originally posted on tolivealovelylie:
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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Military Prepper Vs. Lightweight Philosopy, an Interview

Note:  All pictures in this post are original photos by Derek Ruhland (all rights reserved) and that anyone who wants to use them for anything should contact him at derekruhland@gmail.com Prepping is a hobby that some find a bit eccentric, … 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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BBC TRANSCRIPT TO BE USED IN WAKE OF NUCLEAR ATTACK

Interesting find on the internet; this is the transcript of what would be blasted over the radio waves after a nuculear attack across the pond. Overall some good, basic information. Copy of document BBC TRANSCRIPT TO BE USED IN WAKE … Continue reading

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The .44 Magnum Revolver – The Perfect Long-Term Survival Firearm?

This is my argument on why I think the 44 magnum revolver COULD be the perfect survival firearm. Now, before you decide that I have lost my marbles and need serious help – let me lay out my thoughts. I … 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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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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