Author Archives: Treaded

About Treaded

Semi-retired career and contract troop. I own and maintain my own small ranch out here in beautiful rural America.

It’s Not Enough

  You’ve watched a thousand YouTube videos.  You’ve carefully researched and bought good quality gear that will hold up. You spent good money on a rifle, optic, mags, and all the other associated errata. You’ve got maps of your AO … Continue reading

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A Short SITREP and Random Thoughts.

  First off I’d like to explain why posting has been completely absent. Between relocating immediate and extended family to my A/O, moving, building, and taking paying jobs there has been little to no time to devote to the blog. … Continue reading

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All work and no play sucks

  I just got back stateside a few days ago and there’s a few things I have to catch up on before I begin posting regularly again. Just a few notes to catch up: First off I didn’t know Mike … Continue reading

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Just a short one

Just a short one. By now everyone is aware of the standoff happening up in Oregon. I see a lot of folks calling these guys “idiots” and opining based on what they know about the situation. For those that do … Continue reading

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Just fricking wow.

What I’ve come back to: First: If you still live in an urban or even suburban area and don’t have a well-planned and sited (and accessible) retreat shame on you. The amount of time you’ll have to react once Ferguson … Continue reading

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Back… rested and pissed off.

Back after working, a little hiatus to move and build a new place, and none too happy about what is and has happened to our nation. More to follow, stay tuned.  Until then think: LOCAL as others have advised.

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How They Hunt

I’ve cobbling this entry together between uptime and downtime over the last couple of weeks so bear with me on this one. I think there’s a fundamental misunderstanding of how counter-insurgency intelligence and exploitation systems work so I’m going to … Continue reading

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