Survival Blades – Part 2, by R.H.

Glass-breaking is a function about which I keep hearing but don’t fully understand outside a military situation. I assume it refers to evacuating a car after an accident or other emergency. My problem with this is that almost nobody wears their survival knife on the way to and from work. … Continue reading

Notes for Wednesday – April 29, 2015

Today, we present another entry for Round 58 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The $12,000+ worth of prizes for this round include: First Prize: A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificate, good for any one, two, or three course (a $1,195 value), A course certificate from onPoint Tactical. This … Continue reading

Survival Blades – Part 1, by R.H.

I have noticed quite a bit of confusion and hype surrounding the subject of survival blades lately. I have also noted people new to survival and prepping often cannot get simple questions answered due to lack of accurate information from sales clerks and others. I have written this so that … Continue reading

JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Books Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook (It superceded the very out-of-date ST 31-91B) Wilderness Medicine, 5th Edition by Paul S. Auerbach Movies Shooter (Warning: Has many violent scenes.) Pale Rider (Warning: Has many violent scenes.) Instructional Video: Dave Gingery’s Green Sand Casting Techniques

Odds ‘n Sods:

Motel 6 Sending Guests’ Personal Info to Police Every Night. – H.L. o o o PSA Contains Bizarre Subliminal Message About “Martial Law”. – RBS o o o Successful Live-Fire Test of EXACTO “Smart” Bullets. Heat seeking / guided missiles are now the size of .50 caliber bullets. – T.P. … Continue reading