Man’s Best Friend: Man’s Best Survival Tool?

Published on April 12, 2017 by

 It’s no secret that a dog can be a valuable asset in everyday life. What a lot of people don’t realize though, is the role… Read More


Prepping When You’re Old

Published on March 26, 2017 by

At sixteen years old, I climbed up into the rafters, digging for something. Between the beams, I found my dad’s secret stash — not of Playboys,… Read More

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My Home Invasion

Published on March 6, 2017 by

Our home is outside of the city — a fifteen minute drive from downtown — and he had driven over boulders, mud and snow to circumvent… Read More

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Post-SHTF Skills

Published on February 26, 2017 by

On the ReadyMan community board, “xrw44” started an interesting conversation about how gear and grub can be lost, but skills will never perish. That led to… Read More

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Published on February 15, 2017 by

DISCLAIMER: Evan, Jeff and I are firm believers in ultralight backpacking and bugging out. We feel that anything over 15 lbs. TOTAL WEIGHT ON YOUR BACK… Read More

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Is your Bug Out Bag Death-Proof?

Published on February 9, 2017 by

The last six months, we’ve been pouring over bug out bags put together by well-meaning preppers; Jeff Kirkham, 28-year Green Beret and Jason Ross, student-of-survival. Mostly,… Read More

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Tales from an 18 Delta: Part 2 – BY Charlie Martel

Published on February 1, 2017 by

Warning: Graphic Content


Go Bag Grab List

Published on January 28, 2017 by

Here’s a list of things you can’t really stage in a Go Bag, but you’re NOT going to want to forget. Tape this to the outside… Read More

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Vehicle Bug Out Grab Card

Published on January 28, 2017 by

The ReadyMan Plan 2 Bug Out (P2BO) is coming soon! Here’s the list of stuff you need to remember to grab from the house before heading… Read More

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Austere Medical Care – Tales from an 18 Delta: Part 1 – BY Charlie Martel

Published on January 26, 2017 by

The skin at the site of the break was creased and like leather. “I can’t help you. You’re going to have to go to Pakistan.” “Can’t… Read More