Belts have come a long way over the years, with big improvements during the War on Terror. This video shows a few basic uses for the modern “Battle Belt.” These are awesome in the field, at the range, etc… Anyone interested in survival or shooting should obtain and practice the
Duct tape, during WWII, was intended to seal ammo. cans. Of course, now we all use it for much more than that. This video shows a number of survival uses that you may not have thought of. I dig the rifle sling and the knife sheath. Genius!
I have never been a “bean sprout kind of guy,” though I am a believer in both canned and dry goods, beans included, as parts of a food storage pantry. Many in the survival crowd recommend bean sprouts, as they can provide nutrients beyond that of canned beans, especially if
The Lost Art techniques of cut shells and improvised slugs truly are a “marriage of the old and the new,” as you will see a red dot sight being used. In times past, these methods were used to put food on the table. Note: these gentlemen say, “I do not
Attitude is the most important survival skill. Objective setting and critical thinking are next. Quality gear, especially gear that is within arm’s reach, can be a force multiplier (a force multiplier is defined as “capability that, when added to and employed by a force, significantly increases the potential of that
These are inexpensive, practical and fun projects that may come in handy some day.
SHTFBlog – NUMBER TEN – The Mighty Barrett .50 BMG Okay, okay, I kicked this list off with the Barrett just because. I don’t own one and I wouldn’t buy one, but I’ll tell you what, if SHTF, and you have one, you’re on my side. The sticker price ($3,000-$12,000) on one
Welcome to this on-going series entitled “52 Weeks to Preparedness.” Today’s action plan, Week 3 of 52: Emergency Medical Supply (List 1,) is authored by Tess Pennington of Readynutrition. This step-by-step plan provides an organized method of increasing family readiness. If you missed week two, “Hardware List,)” you can find it here. Enjoy! Week 3
Real World Survivor – Wild turkey meat is very different from the turkey you buy at your grocer’s. It contains very little fat. The wings and legs are very tough and contain the large ligaments needed to propel a large bird into the air and outrun predators. On average, a
Primitive fish traps are often constructed from stones, as demonstrated in this video, or from wood (pictures here.)
The following are survival observations, compiled for Southern Belle Prepper, by a prepared individual who was heavily impacted by Hurricane Katrina. Note the effects that Katrina had on interstates, banks, and grocery stores, and how people dealt with (or did not deal with) these effects. I’ve had over 30 people
Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (S.E.R.E.) Instructors train at Fairchild Air Force Base, near Spokane, Washington. Check out the training crucible that forges this unique group.
Atlatl – One of man’s earliest inventions and an effective weapon that allowed for big game hunting. The atlatl spear thrower has been crafted in a number of configurations and can even be made from PVC. This weapon was a factor in the extinction of the mastodon and wooly mammoth
The fundamentals are timeless and cannot be practiced enough. As promised, here is more information on Breath, Trigger, and Hold Control while shooting.