Category: Bushcraft

The Secret to a Perfect Pocket Knife is an Effective Lock System!

Guest Post from Jennie Trotter… The secret to owning a beautiful pocket knife is the lock! If you do not have a good lock system, the pocket knife can be a hazard, rather than a prized possession. Only a knife enthusiast can tell the locks apart. But, that does not mean that an amateur cannot […]

PLANNING: Preparedness Capability Checklist – Minimum & Extended Levels

Source: truthistreason.net By: The Preparedness Blog by Rob Hanus Posted on: Sep 07, 2011 Preparedness Capability Checklist The Preparedness Capability Checklist (PCC) is a list of functions, or capabilities, that you need to provide for in each of the survival categories.  Unlike other survival lists, the CC isn’t a shopping list of items that you need to get or put into […]

TIPS: How to Homestead

Source: thereadystore.com By: Brandon Garrett Posted on: March 15, 2013 Homesteading has a rich history in the United States. The idea was used to populate and explore the wild frontiers of our country. However, in recent decades, the idea has transformed into something new. Below, we explain a little about what homesteading is and how you can do […]

SKILLS: How to Survive in the Forest

Source: thereadystore.com By: Brandon Garrett Posted on: May 9, 2014 < p>Forests are beautiful, serene landscapes, which is one of the reason millions of Americans choose them as vacation spots every year. They offer great terrain for camping and enjoying all of the beauty natural wilderness has to offer. But forests can also be dangerous places, and if […]

COOKING: Build a better, improved concrete block rocket stove from recycled or salvaged materials

Source: survivalcommonsense.com By: Leon Pantenburg Posted on: April 30th, 2014 [ In the aftermath of a disaster, such as a tornado, purifying drinking water may be a priority. The quickest, safest method could be boiling. Here’s how to make an effective stove out of salvaged materials. The tornado (or some other natural disaster) passed, and you’re thankful to […]

THREATS: An Update on E.M.P. – Electro-Magnetic Pulse Attacks, online resources, and the FACTS

This evening, I was going to share a post from the OffTheGrid.com website, called “Electro Magnetic Pulse“. The article was a repost, sourced from the author and science fiction writer Duncan Long, written by him in 1989…a period in which he wrote several survival genre books. Well, since Duncan is a friend of mine on […]