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Bug Out Bicycling

If all the stars align I hope to follow up the Budget Bug Out Gear Challenge with a “Bug Out Bike Challenge” by the end of the summer.  I want to find the best biking gear and take it on a 300 mile simulated bug out (first we have to finish the videos for the …

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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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6 Enemies of Food Storage…

6 Enemies of Food Storage This article first appeared at effectivetactics.net.  Michael Todd Jones will shortly be launching a new book, Fully Prepped.  I’ve read an advanced copy and I will say that it is an absolute must have on every preppers list.  Keep an eye out for the book and pick up your copy as …

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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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Schrade SCH402L- The Knife that Can Get You Arrested

Schrade SCH402L- The Knife that Can Get You Arrested If you’ve been following the Tin Hat Ranch for any length of time you will know that I have two things within reach at all times, a pocket knife and a flashlight.  There are various other tools that I usually keep with me but for one …

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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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Zombie Bits

By popular demand, and for your entertainment, here are just the zombie bits from the first three ‘Budget Bug Out Gear Challenge” videos:

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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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EMP: Sensible Preparation

EMP’s pose a serious threat to continuity of life, estimates vary, but some opinions feel that just one nuclear weapon detonated high above the central plains of the US can knock out the electrical grid for the entire country.  Fortunately there are some simple, sensible ways for you to prepare.  Check out this article from …

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Earthquakes in Rural Alaska – I Thought I Was Safe!

I used to think I was safe from most natural disasters living here in Southeast Alaska. We are not prone to floods because it pretty much all drains into the sea and on average get about 13 feet (yes, feet) of rain a year. We are used to it. That also negates regular threats of …

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