Category Archives: Seventy-two hour kits

A Good Little Grab and Go Bag, Dutch Army Surplus

I have a tendency to accumulate preps that I like, for example flashlights, knifes and back packs.  Now I have too many of all three, but it seems like I am always getting more.  The ones I am not using … Continue reading

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The SilverFire Scout Biomass Stove is very Efficient

I recently received a new stove to test, this is the SilverFire Scout.  Now before I say too much about the stove I want to explain a bit about my background.  I have served in the fire service and for … Continue reading

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Bugout Bags, Another Look

Bugout bags are a very personal item and what is good for one will not work for the next.  Each one of us needs to build a bag in which we are familiar with the contents and know how to … Continue reading

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Dutch Desert Camo Pack

This Dutch Desert Camo Pack is being sold by my friend Freezedryguy.  Now he is an old Special Forces soldier who spend many years in the military, and knows packs well.  Now I know for a fact that he is currently using … Continue reading

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School Lockdown, How One affected My Family

Recently one of my grandsons was caught in a school lockdown.  This was caused when an illegal alien shot and killed two police officers, wounded a third and one civilian.  One of the officers was shot and killed, and another … Continue reading

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Bugout and Get Home Bags Need to be Updated For Winter

Winter is coming and with it cold or wet weather.This is the time of year you need to go through and update your bugout and get home bags.  Make sure that you have the clothes that you need to survive … Continue reading

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Using Man Powered Vehicles can Make it Easier to Bug Out

The ingenuity of man never fails to amaze me.  The older I get the more I realize that my body is beginning to limit my activities.  Gone are the days when I can strap on a 70-pound pack and happily … Continue reading

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Poncho Liners are a Must have Piece of Equipment

In the past I have written about the many uses of the poncho. Ponchos are an Excellent Multi Use Piece of Equipment.Today I want to discuss the poncho liner or woobie. The poncho liner is a piece of field gear originating in … Continue reading

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Hydration Packs can Prevent Heat Related Illnesses

Summer is here and I believe it will be a hot, dry one.  It is time that we start to think about avoiding dehydration.  Water is a critical element in the body, and you must have adequate hydration for the … Continue reading

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Why You Want a Family Picture in Your Bug Out Bag

A friend of mine has a large and young family, in case of a disaster his plan A is to bug in, but there is always plane B, bugging out.  His children run in age from four to fifteen, so … Continue reading

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