Make a Better Rainwater Collection System
21 Oct 2016

Build A Better Rainwater Harvest System

Have you seen the many rainwater collection systems that stores and catalogs are selling? Firstly, not only are they expensive and more designed for looks, they’re not very efficient. Here in the Pacific Northwest, we live were it happens to rain a lot from October through to May. It rarely

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Wasteland-A Mad Max-themed festival
17 Oct 2016

Wasteland is an Awesome Mad Max Festival That Puts Burning Man to Shame

Festivals are no new thing nowadays. Burning Man and Coachella, two art and music festivals that take place in the desert, have become household names. There’s one though, that’s new but makes these other festivals look like picnics in the park by comparison. We’re talking about Wasteland, a Mad Max-themed

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Best ATV Ever: The Ripsaw Supertank Extreme Vehicle
12 Oct 2016

Best ATV Ever: Ripsaw Supertank Extreme Vehicle

Twin brothers Mike and Geoff Howe are the masterminds behind Howe and Howe Technologies, makers of limited-edition, high-performance luxury vehicles. The Ripsaw EV2 (Extreme Vehicle 2) is a closed-cabin, high-mobility/high-speed lightweight “personal luxury tank” that we definitely want when the apocalypse hits. The vehicle was originally built for the military, and it

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Book Review: Bushcraft Guide to Trapping, Gathering & Cooking in the Wild
11 Oct 2016

Book Review: Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering & Cooking in the Wild

We’re getting to know the Bushcraft series of books, because we already had “Bushcraft 101” by Dave Canterbury, then checked out “Advanced Bush Craft: An Expert Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival” by Dave Canterbury, published by Adams Media. Now we’ve gotten our hands on the new one,

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Knuckle Knife By JHO Knives
03 Oct 2016

Add This Discreet Micro Knife to Your Everyday Carry

Whether you’re wearing this knife for discreet self-defense or for opening boxes, either way you’re going to get a quality knife in a tiny package. The JHO Nug Knife weighs 2.5 ounces (70 grams) and is only 2.2 inches by 1.22 by .47 inches (56 mm x 31 mm x 12

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Get Tactical About Protecting Your Home in an Emergency
02 Oct 2016

Get Tactical About Protecting Your Home in an Emergency

You may think you have a gun or two at home and you know how to use it. That makes you feel pretty good about protecting your home in an emergency. Not that we don’t think having a gun and being prepared to use it is a good idea. But

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Polaris Previews 2017 Off Road Vehicles
28 Sep 2016

Polaris Previews 2017 Off Road Vehicles

The Polaris RZR is the ultimate vehicle for riders who want performance and agility. Use one of these babies for hunting season, as a bug-out vehicle or just for a joyride. The RZR S 570 EPS is a new entry into the Polaris Sport category. Starting at $13,000, the 570

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Emergency Preparedness for Apartment Dwellers
26 Sep 2016

Emergency Preparedness for Apartment Dwellers

I’ve talked to people who aren’t preppers who feel that in the event of an environmental or social disaster, the city is the best place to be. There are differing opinions on this, of course, and it is likely that any city is where resources will be concentrated to get

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Quad Sharp Knife Sharpener from Lansky
23 Sep 2016

The QuadSharp Pocket Sharpener Is the Only Knife Sharpener You Need

Lansky Sharpeners has released a knife sharpener that will replace every other knife sharpener you may already have. The new QuadSharp Knife Sharpener [$19] is a portable blade sharpener that will let you maintain your knives in the field. The sharpener features the same four angles as the legendary Lansky Controlled-Angle

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Polaris ACE 500 ATV New for 2017
19 Sep 2016

Polaris ACE 500 ATV New for 2017

Check out the new 2017 model of the Polaris ACE 500 ATV. Now featuring the 33 HP 500cc ProStar EFI engine, the new 2017 Polaris ACE 500 is more powerful than the company’s previous model. The 2017 redesign offers riders 10% more leg room and a gallon of storage space

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