Category Archives: General Info

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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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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The Wave: Bugging Out? Some Things To Think About

This is going to be the first entry in sort of a parallel topic series I’ll be covering about people from outside the tribe moving into and through your area.  I had intended to do it separately later on however … Continue reading

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Motivator: Gangs Growing In Rural Areas And A Word About LEOs

A Deputy Sheriff (we’ll call him Deputy Prepper) sent me a link via the blog to a very interesting article.  Take a moment to read and absorb it.  Then ponder its main points: Gang related crime has grown as much … Continue reading

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By Request: Caltrops

When CA at WRSA posted a link to Part V of the defensive obstacles entry he also posed a request for a cheap and simple method to construct caltrops.  For the uninitiated a caltrop is a small device that no … Continue reading

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A Quick Update

Just a quick update – I’ve been busier than that one legged guy everyone talks about this week putting in a new well and getting four new calves situated.  Once I get caught up around here I’ll finish up the … Continue reading

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Defense: More Concepts To Take Into Consideration

Rainy weather is giving me a little slack time so I’m back at it today – and please excuse me for crappy art I’m not an artist.  In the last entry we examined the immediate zones (A through C) and … Continue reading

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Defense: Homestead Case Study – Back to Terrain Pt.2

In the last entry I oriented you to our notional homestead and we dissected a threat based zone system along with identifying what/how the threat could move and observe in our immediate Area of Operations (AO).  The zone system is … Continue reading

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SA: Timing is Everything

Via WRSA comes THIS excellent piece from Selco @ SHTF School. Relevance?  Remember those urban areas are where it’s most likely to start.

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Threat: When Do We Start To Sweat?

First off if you ain’t sweating already then you’re likely still asleep so maybe the question should really be “When do we really start sweating?  If the Who part didn’t wake you up then I dunno what will.  Anyway in … Continue reading

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