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20 Bug Out Location Considerations

  20 Bug Out Location Considerations Going green into purchasing a bug out location can yield one or many major flaws in your post-SHTF plans.  Sure, our ancestors showed up to a location in the woods with a flintlock and an axe and lived, but most of us wouldn’t have the first clue what to …

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Budget Night Vision; Is it Worth It? Night Owl NOXM50

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  Budget Night Vision; Is it Worth It? Night Owl Night Vision Monocular NOXM50 We can’t deny that half of every spin of our whirling planet plunges us into darkness.  We also can’t deny that if the grid were ever to go down we might not enjoy the artificial lighting that allows us to work, …

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The Ultimate Prepper Gift Guide

  The Ultimate Prepper Gift Guide Although prepping has become a niche part of American culture, we aren’t mainstream enough to find our favorite gear in the stores..just yet.  For now, we have to settle for surfing the web to find the best stuff to keep us alive after SHTF.  If you have a family …

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Cold? Tired of Freezing in the Winter? Check Out Podzgear

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Winter is upon us and in some areas we are experiencing the coldest weather in decades.  Even so, it doesn’t stop lots of us from participating in cold weather activities, be it hunting, ice fishing, camping, snowmobiling, or even spectating an outdoor sporting event.  Unfortunately, the cold can sometimes put a real dampener on what …

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Winter Survival Guide…..

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   Winter Survival Guide Winter Survival Guide- With old man winter bearing down on us, it is probably a good time to review your winter survival skills. During winter, survival takes on a new meaning since it is so easy to slip into hypothermia and die.  Here is a quick rundown of things to keep …

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12 Great Stocking Stuffers for Preppers.

12 Great Stocking Stuffers for Preppers. Tired of not finding a gift for that prepper in your life at the “big box” stores?  They never seem to have anything that will further one’s existence in a grid down scenario, just screens and time wasters.  With Christmas just around the corner, we thought we would help …

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The Ultimate Lightweight 10-22 Hunting Rifle. Part 1

The Ultimate Lightweight 10-22 Hunting Rifle. We here at the Ranch have a fondness of firearms. OK, maybe an obsession… or some would call it an addiction. None the less, Ruger is celebrating the 50th anniversary of what we feel is the best semi-auto .22lr ever made, the 10-22. The fact that the model has …

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The Ultimate Ambidextrous AR Pistol Build

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  The Ultimate Ambidextrous AR Pistol Build Yes, she’s arrived.  The last components of our “Ultimate Ambidextrous AR Pistol Build” showed up courtesy of the man with the brown truck.  Lots of folks build AR’s, and articles are a dime a dozen when it comes to America’s favorite firearm, but here at the Tin Hat Ranch …

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A Complete Guide To SHTF Water Filters

  A Complete Guide To SHTF Water Filters A point of constant confusion and consternation is choosing the right SHTF water filter for your situation.  We’ve written several articles and even made a video on the subject, yet questions persist.  To remedy this, we’ve decided to list a number of “Tin Hat Approved” SHTF water filters, how …

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GORUCK- Backpacks and Challenges, The Toughest Of Both

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GORUCK- Backpacks and Challenges, The Toughest Of Both GORUCK is a backpack designed by a Special Forces Operator that turned into an endurance challenge to build better Americans. Preppers, look no further than GORUCK if you want to be physically ready for any challenges you may face. Also, check out their backpacks if you are …

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