Getting Started in the Homestead Life

Getting Started in the Homestead Life - If you're stopping by to read this, chances are you've considered—or maybe already are—living the homestead life. While we aren't yet homesteaders ourselves, we've talked with homesteaders over the years and  are steadily heading in the direction of self sufficiency ourselves.

Is the Homestead Life for You? If you’re stopping by to read this, chances are you’ve considered—or maybe already are—living the homestead life. While we aren’t yet homesteaders ourselves, we’ve talked with homesteaders over the years and  are steadily heading in the direction of self sufficiency ourselves. The good thing about homesteading is that there’s no …

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My Simple Bamboo Platform

My Simple Bamboo Platform - This article features a great raw material. Bamboo is prolific and tremendously strong. When you read this article you will see that there are many ways that you can transform nature into the things you need.

Manipulating nature and the raw materials around you is one of the most effective ways to survive. These raw materials could be trees and things in nature or we could  be talking about raw metal and scrap that is all around us. How much of the world around you are you going to be able …

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NYC vs. London: Why Banning Guns Doesn’t Work

NYC vs. London: Why Banning Guns Doesn’t Work - This article is a breakdown of how it really pans out in some of the largest cities in the world. These prominent cities are profiled and you will begin to see the common story of gun control. Its the same as it was in Germany, just on a much smaller scale.

This strange blind and emotional attempt to grab guns, yet again, has taken its grips on the nation. The idea that a nation or a city where guns are banned is not a safe city.  We have seen this over and over again. When you take guns from law abiding citizens the only people who …

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Why the 300 Blackout is the Ultimate AR-15 Build

Why the 300 Blackout is the Ultimate AR-15 Build - This is a breakdown about the ultimate build for your AR. It will offer you some reasons why and some resources you can use to assure that you can easily make that build a reality. I would love to hear from those who are shooting .300 and what they think about the platform for survival.

There is a lot of talk around the 300 blackout caliber. Its a very sweet little round and I think it deserves the attention of preppers and survivalists.  The round is bigger than the popular .556 that is most commonly fired through the AR15 platform.  What the .300 offers is a larger and more powerful …

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Leave the Lights On: Use a Modern Light Timer to Increase your Home Security

Leave the Lights On: Use a Modern Light Timer to Increase your Home Security - While having a firearm and the mentality and the training to use it in a home invasion, I look at that as a failure. If you have to take another mans life, that's a fail.

Home security is a major part of being prepared. It is often overlooked because we place other issues further up on the hierarchy. How we protect our home is, essentially, how we protect our preps. That is the thought you must have in regard to winning this battle of home security. Remember, even in times …

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Prepper To Prepper: Free Preps!

Prepper To Prepper: Free Preps! - This is a collection of resources from many of the readers that offers a great look at some free resources. Now, I will say that some are free offers and some are free things that we are not taking advantage of. Either way, you can get skills, items and other great things to help you along your preparedness path.

What is better than free stuff! Of course, nothing really comes free but its worth talking about. More than ever we are finding preppers who need money. They simply don’t have  the money to build stocks of food or armories to protect them in the face of disaster. This is a very real struggle that many …

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Creating an Emergency Plan

Creating an Emergency Plan - This is a great little article and a podcast to boot that focuses on creating a powerful emergency plan to meet all of your needs in disaster. All the tools in the world will not tell you how to react in a disaster.

There are some very basics preps that we all must have in our toolkit to begin. If I asked you to list 10 of the most important preps to have for surviving a disaster, what would you list? I am sure there would be a knife in there. I am sure we would see something …

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Top 5 Best Reasons to Hunt with an AR-15 for Hunting

Top 5 Best Reasons to Hunt with an AR-15 for Hunting - Ar-15’s have the ultimate in flexibility to get the best scope on the market in your hands for opening day. Most Ar-15’s marketed for hunting offer flat top of the receiver’s and extended hand guards that incorporate Picatinny rails along the entire top strap. This makes them ideal for specialty optics.

While there are just as many reasons hunters choose their rifles, as there are hunters, most people pick their weapons based for practical reasons in the field. More hunters are deciding to use an Ar-15 for hunting than ever before. Once relegated to varmint and small game hunting, with the advent of new bullets and specialized …

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No Work Gardening – Ruth Stout Method

Growing vegetables for your family is smart these day: you can be sure to have balanced and nutritious meals and food that has no nasty chemicals added for “better’ growth. But gardening is hard! Old fashion gardening takes digging and weeding and watering and keeping up with a good size garden can take its toll …

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An Every Day Carry Rock Star

An Every Day Carry Rock Star - Its a strange thing that most people probably don't really thing of. That said, this article takes a personal look at concealed carry and what we should expect out of our equipment. We don't often take the time to consider the comfort of concealed carry because we merely see it as a duty. That is the importance of the HTC tactical belt and this authors story about a belt that has kept him happy.

Its not everyday that you spend a few hours searching for just the right tactical belt. Though lately I have been very much involved in this search. This article takes a look at a serious EDC belt. Its a short article about a great tool that you should take the time to learn about. if …

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