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The POF-9: Now YOU can own a MP-5

The POF-9: Now YOU can own a MP-5 Now you can own an affordable* version of the Heckler & Koch  MP-5 (more like a HK-94).  This weapon has been used by special forces the world over,  shooting terrorists in the face for decades, and qualifies as my dream gun.  Until now, owning a civilian copy …

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NSA: Metadata Enough to Kill You

NSA: Metadata Enough to Kill You Here at the Tin Hat Ranch we tend to rant a bit about the .gov overstepping bounds in regards to the privacy of the American citizen.  With each stone that is overturned, we find more and more gross abuse of secret power by the three letter agencies.  I ran across …

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Alternatives to Revolution

Alternatives to Revolution. There is an old saying that the United States of America is the greatest country in the world.  The statement rang true for centuries and alluded to abundant natural resources, unrelenting freedom, and opportunity the world had never seen.  With few exceptions, this country offered a life to early immigrants never before …

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Drone Cloak Update: Decision Time

Drone Cloak Update: Decision Time Thanks for dropping by.  The success of drones in our myriad of overseas wars has shown how useful a tool they can be when hunting down terrorists.  The next logical step is to use them in our skies to surveil and track criminal activity, yet the definition of “criminal activity” …

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How to Hide from Drones/Thermal Imaging

    Thermal imaging is the primary method human detection on the battlefield.  Whether it be a drone, an Apache helicopter, or an individual soldier, thermal imaging is the best tool available for the job.  Thermal imagers work by “seeing” heat.  Everything emits thermal energy, dirt, trees, rocks, humans.  Thermal imaging is so successful at …

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Drone/Thermal Evasion Cloak Update

Drone/Thermal Evasion Cloak Update A short while ago I posted a teaser photo from a project we are working here at the Tin Hat Ranch, the Drone/Thermal Evasion Cloak.  As you may or may not know, drones use thermal imaging to “see”.  Thermal imaging works in much the same way you can feel heat radiating …

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When Will Enough Be Enough? An Open Question For Law Enforcement

Things are beginning to boil over at the Bundy Ranch in Clark County, Nevada. The Bundy family has been grazing cattle on a piece of public land for since the 1800’s.  A “ruling” by the Bureau of Land Management in 1993 changed the rules as to the grazing rights.  Since that time the Bundy family …

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ATF Bans 5.45×39 Surplus- Cheap Ammo No Longer Exists

  ATF Bans 5.45×39 Surplus- Cheap Plinking Ammo No Longer Exists Friday night I sat in front of my PC, the mouse hovering over the “Buy Now” button.  I had just placed 2,160 rounds of 5.45×39 7N6 surplus ammo in my cart.  Spending $400 on ammo for a weapon I do not own seemed ridiculous, …

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Budget Bug Out Bag Challenge- The Bag and Shelter

Times are tough, there is no question about it.  I hear this from friends of the Tin Hat Ranch everyday and experience it personally.    In addition to all of the facets of prepping, “bugging out” is one of the categories for which we need to prepare.  I personally feel that this part of preparation …

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5 SHTF Firearms for Preppers

        5 SHTF Firearms for Preppers Guns are tools that are defined by the ammunition which they fire.  To complete a particular job you need the proper tool, guns and ammo are no different.  Sure, you might be able to loosen a bolt with a hammer but wouldn’t a wrench work better?  …

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