Notes for Sunday – September 20, 2015

Today, we present another entry for Round 60 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The $10,000 worth of prizes for this round include: First Prize: A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificate, good for any one, two, or three day course (a $1,195 value), A course certificate from onPoint Tactical. This certificate will be for the prize winner’s choice of three-day civilian courses. (Excluding those restricted for military or government teams.) Three day onPoint courses normally cost $795, DRD Tactical is providing a 5.56 NATO QD Billet upper with a hammer forged, chromlined barrel and a hard case to go …

Ten Non-Power Tools That Will Help Long-Term After An EMP, by Z.T.

p>An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) is a formidable weapon in the hands of a foe. After the blast of an EMP, you automatically enter a world without electricity for an indefinite period of time. With China, Russia, North Korea, and Iran currently working on EMP weapons, it’s a good idea to be prepared for life without electricity. Many other articles out there detail the basic survival supplies that you are going to need to live life “in the rough”, but very few of them tackle the subject from a long-term perspective. Should an EMP attack happen, what tools are you going …

Letter Re: Vehicle Fences

HJL, Cutting vehicle cable barriers is very time consuming and destructive. The cables lift out of the vertical post and only have a pop-out plastic retainer to separate the cables. After the cables have been removed, the post will pull out of the “receiver” (much like a trailer hitch receiver) cemented in the ground. Removing several post will allow the cables to lay on the ground and be driven over. [Editors note: This must depend upon the construction company installing the fences or the state requirements. I have seen both types of fences.]- JDL

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