A new low-cost firearms training organization is up and running: The Western Rifle Shooters Association. Check out their blog site. They have lots of free resources, such as downloadable rifle training videos, and training manuals in PDF.
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S.F. in Hawaii and RBS both sent us this one: Man dies of thirst during survival test
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RBS also mentioned these two articles US Housing Bubble Meltdown: “Is it too late to get out?”, and Hedge fund risks worst since ’98 crisis, Fed says
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When a reader sends me a link, I do my best to visit the site and check it out. When two readers send the same link, I give it even more attention. But when three readers all send the same link, I sit up and take serious notice. This is the case with ScytheSupply.com. For those of us that are accustomed to using ancient scythes that we picked up third or fourth-hand–usually filed so many times that they are getting quite thin–these freshly-made tools are a welcome change. They even build scythes with custom-length snaths to fit the user. At $170, their “Outfit” scythe package is not cheap, but they are certainly well-made and far more up to the task than a scythe scrounged from a junk shop.