What’s the Ultimate Prep? (How to BUY a Preparedness Group)

Published on December 11, 2016 by

What’s the ultimate prep? Cliches abound: “Security!”(‘cause you can only live three seconds without it.) “Yer skills.” But let’s get beyond the timeless wisdom of the… Read More


Bugging-out: Ultra-light

Published on October 29, 2016 by

The Ultimate Escape Pod I obsessed over “escape pods” as a kid. Inspired by Star Wars, Star Trek and Batman, every Lego spaceship required a mini… Read More


Camping is the Enemy to Bugging Out

Published on September 19, 2016 by

I have never backpacked more than ten miles without blisters on my feet; not until I discovered that I’m as dumb as a bag of hammers…. Read More


Rich in the Apock-y-lypse! Trade and SHTF

Published on September 5, 2016 by

Ideally, you could acquire stuff now for very little money that would be worth tons and tons after the SHTF. But, like any investment, “there be… Read More


Five Bugout Location Myths (that can get you killed.)

Published on August 31, 2016 by

In his book about the collapse of Argentina in the late 1990s, Fernando Aguirre talks about how some of the first to die were Argentines with… Read More


The Hardware Men Need—100 Things You Forgot

Published on April 20, 2016 by

Evan calls it “diving down the rabbit hole.” He means: thinking and testing a concept so deeply that you really “get it.” If you’re like me,… Read More


Dark Combat—ReadyMan Challenge 7

Published on April 5, 2016 by

Why you have HALF the gun you think you have Of course, I chose the blog title to piss you off. But, sadly, it’s almost certainly… Read More


Gunbelts — Not Just for Holding your Pants Up

Published on April 5, 2016 by

Part of our on-going series 100 Things You Forgot by Jason Ross If a guy’s wearing a gun belt, he’s probably a combat-style shooter. Reason being,… Read More



Published on March 15, 2016 by

Think of your garden plants like machines. You input sun, water and minerals and you reap squash, potatoes, corn and tomatoes. Pretty cool machine, right? When… Read More



Published on March 1, 2016 by

100 Things Your Forgot: Tire Repair Gear   Ain’t none of us ever experienced an Apocalypse, so it’s really hard to imagine being without an auto… Read More

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