Category Archives: Tutorials

Rattlecan Camo

Recently I’ve been poking around the Lightfighter Forums.  One post that caught my eye was this one on painting your rifle.  I’ve also been going through a recent gear whore phase.  As we all know, any self-respecting gear whore must … Continue reading

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Scientia potentia est

If you’re not fluent in Ancient Roman, today we’d say “Knowledge is power”. As a survivalist preparing for the post-apocalypse, it behooves us to learn as many useful skills as possible. Despite my general billing as a “Jack of All … Continue reading

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I had a couple minutes downtime today to work on a small home security project I’ve been meaning to do for a while now. On the right are the screws that were holding my exterior door hinges and lock strike … Continue reading

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Selecting a Handgun

My friend is in the process of picking his first (and he says “only”) handgun. I started to write him some notes on my opinions, trying very hard not to come across as a FKIA, then realized I could get … Continue reading

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Encryption and Data Security

In my experience, survival minded folks tend to be of a secretive nature. There are many possible reasons for this: a distrust of people in general, an introverted personality, personal security, or the simple belief that folks don’t need to … Continue reading

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Potable Water

There is a commonly cited axiom in the preparedness community called the Rule of Three, which states you can live 3 minutes without air, 3 days without water, and 3 weeks without food. With that in mind, we’re going to … Continue reading

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Tutorials One of my goals for this site is to provide a useful resource to people interested in “survivalism”, both new-comers and old-hands. With that in mind, I have created a new blog category for what I’ll call Tutorials. I … Continue reading

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Survivalist OpSec

I’ll admit, if you identify yourself as a survivalist people are going to look at you funny. However, that’s not the only reason to keep your preparedness lifestyle quiet. My wife accepts my lifestyle, although she doesn’t participate in nor … Continue reading

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