Being Frugal: Strategically and at the Homestead, by Secret Squirrel

Some humble thoughts on the Economics of Prepping, from a well-prepared individual. You don't need a ton of money, but you do need the motivation. Even if you're just now waking up from the normalcy bias, there's a lot you can do in a short amount of time. Preparedness is YOUR responsibility and there's little …

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“Go ahead, skin that smokewagon and see what happens” by Secret Squirrel

As you might've guessed, this is a post about handguns. I asked a very close friend and accomplished handgunner to write a piece specific to it's own and he's what I would consider a subject matter expert. If there's one topic that might be worse than the "whut carbine is bestest" nonsense, it's people squabbling …

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Busting the Bugout Myth: Basics of Personnel Recovery for Preppers and Survivalists

In the same vein as the last post on 'bugging out' and a lot of the un-reality that surrounds it, the very real crossover skill of conducting a personnel recovery, or at a minimum, how to link up with friendlies, needs to be taught in lieu of the "look at muh bugout stuff!!!" that frequently …

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A Sign of the Times- South Africa Cancels 2,100 Amateur Radio Licenses

I was talking with some like-minded friends at a local Hamfest recently, drifting conversations between topics as is the standard when catching up. We started talking about Hams in Venezuela, what can be implied by what they don't say, Cuba and the new restrictions the government has placed on its amateurs, and finally, just a …

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