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An invitation to Submit Guest Posts and Win Preps

This blog is now almost four years old (in February) and I have put up almost 1500 posts on various subjects.  Most of these have been prepared by my wife or myself along with a few guest posts.  I have tried to … Continue reading

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Where to Purchase Night Vision Gen 3?

I have recieved question on where to purchase PVS7 Gen 3 night vision.  Does anyone know of a good reliable company to deal with? Thanks Howard

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Carrying Good Quality Knives

I am a great believer in carrying good quality knives.  A couple of years ago I purchased a Benchmade 940 Osborne.  Since then I have been using it as my everyday carry and it gets some rough treatment. Recently I … Continue reading

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Nighttime Emergencies, How do You Respond?

When I worked in a firehouse, we always kept our turns outs (bunker gear) right by our beds.  With everything always in the same place, we could be dressed and on our to way to slide down the pole in a … Continue reading

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FreezeDryGuy Christmas Special

These can make great Christmas presents

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My Take on the Holiday Season

This time of the year always amazes me, right before thanksgiving; I see this giant rush for the grocery stores.  Nobody seems to plan ahead and have the foods they need on hand.  The day after thanksgiving, huge crowds of … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving.

Happy Thanksgiving. Today is a day to be thankful for all that we have Our families, friends and loved ones Our warm homes The good meal we will enjoy The country that we live in. The freedoms that we still … Continue reading

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Storing Cheese Without Refrigeration

A couple of days ago I wrote an article How do you take care of your food when the grid goes down?.  This article discussed preserving food after the grid goes down.  In a reply to this article Hangtown Frank … 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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Things New Preppers Need to Know

For new preppers the subject often seems to be overwhelming, but in reality it can be broke down in five areas.  These same five subjects work whether your bugging in or bugging out.  To survive you need to be prepared … Continue reading

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