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MTECH USA XTREME Knife Review

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    MTECH USA XTREME Knife Review Sometimes you just want a knife that scares people at the very site of it. Something that looks menacing just lying there. There a so many knives that fit that description that we wanted to narrow down our choices. As preppers, getting a good item at a low …

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Tin Hat Ranch is Headed to Africa!

      Tin Hat Ranch is Headed to Africa! Yes, you read that correctly. The Tin Hat Ranch is heading to Africa, Liberia to be more accurate.  If you’ve been around the Ranch a while you might remember that Spot (or “the other Mike” at the Tin Hat Ranch) runs a nonprofit that is working …

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10 Uses for SHTF Survival Tampons

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      10 Uses for SHTF Survival Tampons  Do you know what the word tampon actually stands for? Tactical Adventure Medical Preparedness Outdoors Necessity (T.A.M.P.O.N.) All kidding aside, a tampon is an F.D.A. class II medical device. And while it is considered so for its intended purpose, Tampons actually can serve a few medical functions. …

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Homesteading Was Once Considered Patriotic

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Once upon a time, the government actually considered gardening the duty of every American. Homesteading was once considered patriotic. In the last 50 years though, there has been a serious shift in how people view food and the great disconnect most Americans now have is unlike anything ever seen before. During World War I and …

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Looking Back in Time to Look Forward.

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      Looking Back in Time to Look Forward. There are many reasons we prep. Most of us feel that our way of life is not going to continue for much longer and things aren’t going to be so easy. Something as small as a power outage can instantly bring us back an entire …

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The most overlooked prep. Part 2

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    The most overlooked prep. Part 2 If you recall, back when I wrote part one of this series, I was ready to go with a plan. You can read part one here if you missed it. I suggest that you do so you can see where this all started. If you are short …

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It’s In The Bag- Teton Sports Tracker +5 Sleeping Bag

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For those of you that have been around long enough, you will remember the Budget Bug Out Challenge from last year.  I hauled a bunch of gear on a 60 mile “simulated” bug out.  the criteria was simple, I set out to find the least expensive gear to fill the bug out bag that could do …

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7 Flashlight Tips From A Flashaholic

7 Flashlight Tips From A Flashaholic By Todd Jones of Effective Tactics Joseph Selema, YOU are the winner of the “LED Rechargeable Outdoor Headlamp”!  Please respond to the email to claim your prize, you have 24 hours! If you’ve watched “The Walking Dead” you may have noticed that having a flashlight is extremely important. Having …

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GERBER Gator Machete Jr Gear Review

      GERBER Gator Machete Jr Gear Review Photos & Text By. T. “Cutter” Yonskie   I’m a knife guy. All that really means is, “I Like Knives”. To me any hand held edged tool falls into that group. From the one inch Old Timer I carry in my pocket to cut fruit, up …

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Baby Steps into Solar

      Baby Steps into Solar. The Tin Hat Ranch recently took the plunge into going solar which we shared with you in The Ultimate Guide To DIY Off Grid Solar Power.  We realize that while most preppers have a solar system in there ultimate prepping plans, it could be a far way off. This could …

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