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Stand And Deliver – Part II

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We left off in part one of this series with my using the mid-season finale of the hit television show, The Walking Dead as a reference by being forced to make difficult decisions in time of crisis. I wanted to follow-up with part two of this to touch on a subject that will hopefully incur thought and spark discussion.

Stand And Deliver – Part I

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I like The Walking Dead television show. There I said it and it is no longer a secret. Why do I like it you ask? Is it for the zombies or blood and gore? Not at all. It is for the pure humanism involved in the story line.

Gear Review: The Reactor from Sea to Summit

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What is more exciting than getting ready for a great backpacking or camping trip? If you are like me, you enjoy planning all the details of the trip from packing, to choosing the route you will follow. Some find the packing to be stressful as they are concerned they will either not have enough gear or have too much gear. The amount of gear you carry in your pack is determined by the location, weather, and individual needs of the trip. So this brings us to the Reactor from Sea to Summit.

Gear Review: The Pocket Socket

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You are out in the woods and you need to call home to let your family know that you are well. You grab your cell phone and the battery level indicator says you have 30 percent battery left. You forgot you used it to take pictures of the captivating views you saw during your hike. So what do you do? There are a few options as having a spare battery (if your phone has a removable one), or a case which contains an external battery. The other option would be a solar powered charger, which could be very costly in some cases and not as dependable as the...

Book Giveaway

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Go to our Facebook Page and enter for a chance to win a copy of “Preppers Road March” by Mr. Ron Foster. I like Ron’s work and this would make a great addition to any collection. This is part one of the series, so stay tuned.

Gear Review Preview: K-TOR Pocket Socket Hand Crank Charger

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We are kicking off our 2013 Backpacking and Camping Review Series with a thorough field test of K-TOR’s Pocket Socket Hand Crank Generator. Whether you are out in the woods having fun or in a bad spot; we are going to review products we feel may be worthy of your hard earned money.

Communication Items You’ll Want Before TSHTF – Part 3

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We had no idea when we wrote the past two parts of this article on radio gear for when TSHTF, that they were going to be so very popular.  Most peoples’ concerns are based in the fear that they will loose all contact with loved ones, as well as how to get first hand, unfiltered news.  Having good communication equipment – and knowing how to use it – can put those fears to rest.  Let’s continue to learn how to communicate after chaos has hit, the Internet (and maybe the entire power grid) is down and you want to know what’s...