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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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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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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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(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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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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Evaporated Milk – Not Just For Gran’ Ma’s Cooking

Evaporated Milk (EM), I love the stuff – It’s a great short-term prep type item that has tons of uses as compared to regular milk. EM has a shelf life, for the unsweetened variety, of about a year and a … Continue reading

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Stage 1 Food Preps – Canned Food (With Recipe!)

Everyone wants to know “what is the first step in getting food preps?” They want to know freeze-dried or MRE’s? Dehydrated or Coast Guard Rations? This guy’s opinion: none of the above – get some canned food. This is not … Continue reading

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Fish Meds? – Really

Before reading this blog, please understand a few things: – I am not a doctor, nurse, EMT, shaman, or any other medical professional (basically I have no real idea of what I’m talking about.) – Take the following as educational … Continue reading

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