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Survival Garden Layout: Survivalist Landscaping

My grandfather Willie was a practical man. A retired coal miner who built his cinder block house with his own hands, he kept hogs, a fully stocked cellar, and a three-acre garden. He didn’t abide frivolity. He didn’t hunt or fish for sport — he did it for protein. There were no ornamental flowers...


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DIY Smoke Bomb: Smoke and Spice

From theatrics to tactics, smoke has many uses other than perfecting roasted meat and getting in our eyes around a campfire. Whether to obscure movement or to signal allies, the use of smoke long predates firearms, harkening back to the days of large-scale maneuver warfare. In the 21st century, as both technology and industry...


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25 Ways To Get Clean Drinking Water In An Emergency

How many ways to get clean drinking water do you know? These methods will help you hydrate when clean drinking water is not readily available. RELATED: Emergency Water Part 4: Resources Different Ways to Get Clean Drinking Water 1. Rainwater This can be the most basic substitute next to having a direct source of potable water. You can...


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How to Suture: DIY Guide to Wound Closure Methods

Traumatic injuries occur in the tens of millions every year in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), close to 2-million victims of trauma require hospitalization annually. In normal times, trauma victims have the benefit of an infrastructure that allows rapid stabilization and transport to a modern medical...


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List of Things NOT To Do When SHTF | Prepping for SHTF

Prepping for the SHTF scenario is not a paranoid move. Natural or man-made disasters could strike anytime and that’s a fact of life. Boring? Well, it should be. We’re not here to amuse you but to help you help yourself. Read on and thank us later. RELATED: It Hits The Fan – Basic SHTF Preparedness...


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Staying Cool in The Summer While Hunting in The Woods

If you’d rather be out hunting as soon as you can, having a few tips up your sleeve on staying cool in the summer will come in handy in having a productive hunt. Here is what to keep in mind. RELATED: Deer Hunting For Beginners: How To Get Started Sure Fire Tips on Staying Cool In the...


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5 Things You Should Never Do When Camping Alone

Solo camping is understandably scary, especially if it’s your first time. You will have to take extra precautions with your surroundings and the people you encounter because there’s no one to rely on but yourself out in the wilderness. Like with any trip outdoors, there are do’s and don’ts that you should consider for your...


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Red Rock 360 Tactical: Training in the Dark

According to the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data, 9 p.m. is the peak hour for violent crime. Despite this fact, many of us train almost exclusively during the day. Does that make sense to you? No? Good. If you wish to be truly prepared, your training must be realistic, and this means you...


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Battle Belt Setup: Weight Off Our Shoulders

Nicholas Nassim Taleb in his book Antifragile commented that some of the greatest inventions are creations so simple and ubiquitous, that they nearly go unnoticed, such as the spoon or chair. The belt itself likely fits into this category, and within the confines of load-bearing equipment centered on warfighting and modern combat, the bearer...


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9 Grill Tools Every Grill Master Needs To Have

Summer is well underway, and hopefully, you’re out at your grill each night, enjoying the fresh air and cooking over open flames. To make sure you have a fulfilling grilling experience, these are the grill tools you must have in your arsenal. RELATED: 7 Homemade Grilling Recipes & Ideas Most Essential Grill Tools Grilling is not just an...


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