Survival Food Storage – Preventing Food Lethargy

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The bulk core of most long term preparedness supplies are grains and legumes (e.g. – rice, oats, wheat, beans, etc.). Prolonged survival situations where a diet is dependent…

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Build a Bushcraft Ladder in under 15 minutes!

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Why would a bushcraft ladder be a good idea?  Lots of reasons actually… Reach wild edibles like fruits, nuts, etc that are high in trees. Reach birds nests…

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The Police State Just Crossed an Important Threshold

Friday, January 16, 2015

Boston Bombings, Aurora Colorado Shooting, Ferguson – All these events unleashed a full frontal view of exactly how militarized our local police departments have become.  While armored personnel…

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It’s No Longer “Your” Body…It’s “Our” Body

Monday, January 12, 2015

There’s been a stunning trend of cases this year which point to the fact that your body is no longer your own.  Say goodbye to getting second opinions…

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Save >50% More Cordage Building Bushcraft Shelters

Sunday, January 11, 2015

I feel like one of those Capital One Credit Card Commercials – “Who wouldn’t want to save 50% more cordage?”  If you have ever built a semi-permanent to…

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Convert & Harmonize Your Bug Out Bag Batteries

Saturday, January 10, 2015

When I add any electronic item to by bug out bag, I try to ensure I do not vary the types of batteries.   Why?  Very simply, to…

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“Better” Survival Knot Series @ Cincinnati

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Today I led a teaching session on “better” survival knots at our Meetup.com group – Cincinnati Survival/Preparedness group.  We had about 42 people RSVP, had a lot of fun,…

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The Definitive Land Navigation Training Material

Friday, January 9, 2015

There is no doubt that land navigation using compass and map is a necessary skill for a prepper.  However, training materials out there are either too simple or…

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Is prepping getting in the way of your day job?

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Do you ever feel like your living in the shoes of one of the characters from Office Space when it comes to your job?  If you do, you’re part…

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Kerosene or Propane Heater for Preparedness

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Kerosene or Propane Heater

Baby, it’s cold outside!  Much of the US over the past two years has seen some pretty extreme cold temperatures.  If you haven’t thought about cold weather preparedness…

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Shock Therapy For The Utopian Society

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
shock therapy

Meet the Pavlok – a bracelet that gives you an electrical shock when you break a new years resolution or commit a bad habit.  The bracelet is named after Russian Scientist…

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Survival Shoelace Knot – Never comes undone!

Sunday, January 4, 2015

The next knot in my “Better” Survival Knot Series is what I call the double slip square knot.  Once you try out this knot, you’ll never tie your…

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Why do you want SHTF to happen?

Saturday, January 3, 2015

[img cred – deviant art] Do you ever get a feeling that some preppers you talk to seemingly want a SHTF scenario to happen?  I’ve been around the…

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“Better” Survival Knot Series – Midshipman’s Hitch

Friday, January 2, 2015

If you’ve ever set up a tent, rain fly, or tarp, you’ve probably used a taut line hitch (or similar plastic device) that keeps the line taut but…

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“Better” Survival Knot Series – Constrictor Knot

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Everyone has their own opinion on what the best survival knots are.  Well, here is the first of a series on my favorite knots where I’ll prove to you why they are better.

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