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Defense / Security / Safety

HOW TO KILL WITH YOUR HANDS DVD…to survive a violent attack

I have no idea how long the link below will continue to be active, but Coach David has just told me that he is making Disc 1 of his B.E.T. system FREELY available for a limited time on YouTube. I had an opportunity to review it a few weeks ago and was getting excited about (hopefully) […]

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Interesting Stuff

General George S. Patton’s Guide to Prepping

I’ve been a fan of the late General since I was a kid. For a variety of reasons he seems to exemplify the American “can do” attitude that makes me just love this country, regardless of what the elites are doing to it. Anyway, I thought it would be a fun thought experiment to consider […]

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Disaster Planning

Body Armor for Dummies

Here’s a nice article on Body Armor for Dummies that really explains what you ought to know if you’re new them, like me: “No doubt, the vast majority of you are aware of the fact that our federal government seems intent on violating our inalienable right to self-defense, among others. It is entirely possible that […]

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Interesting Stuff

Why Prepare? Infographic

What do you think about this one?

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Food / Water

Egg Storage Experiment – Week 2 Results

My second week of egg storage with mineral oil is here already. Can’t say I’ll keep up with the posting of pictures but here’s where it stands: This is the mineral oil egg, no floating (which is good) and no off smell: And here’s the control egg, also no floating and no off smell: Last, […]

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Hygiene / Sanitation

How to Make Homemade Remineralizing Toothpaste

I’ve had bad luck with my dental health for… well, forever! Must be bad genes (no offense, mom and dad!). My kids have problems too. Even weird ones like losing teeth too early and, yes, we know our dentist and orthodontist quite well. We’ve tried an assortment of toothbrushes, natural toothpastes (including ones without fluoride), […]

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Disaster Planning

The Probability Spectrum of Disasters

The probability spectrum of disasters isn’t anything new but it does bear being reminded of from time to time. In fact, I did not come up with the idea on my own. I’m sure I’ve seen it elsewhere before but the first time I remember hearing of it was from Jack Spirko of TheSurvivalPodcast.com and more […]

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Gear Reviews

Review of RazorPit Men’s Razor Blade Sharpener

A reader comment in my So, I’ve Been Saving My Disposable Razors Lately post pointed out that I could extend the life of the razor blades I’ve been saving using a product I hadn’t heard of before: the RazorPit. This sounded like something I NEEDED to try so I bought one immediately, even without reading […]

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Interesting Stuff

Two Neat Videos to Share Today (not YouTube videos)

I ran acrosss two links to videos that I thought were neat to share but not the typical YouTube videos… enjoy! Video 1: Secret Hidden Exterior Door Entrance (very cool hidden door idea) Video 2: How to Chop Wood Without Messing Around (I would think this only works well with very dry soft woods but it’s […]

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Equipment / Supplies

High Yield Low Cost Barter Items

Barter items are often discussed as a necessary prep. Generally, I discourage people from stockpiling barter items because you really should be focusing on what you and your family can use and will need to survive… it seems there’s always something that you haven’t bought yet–I know I always have this problem–or that you can buy […]