Notes for Saturday – October 31, 2015

October 31st is Reformation Day. o o o Today, we present another entry for Round 61 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The nearly $12,000 worth of prizes for this round include: First Prize: A Tactical Self-Contained 2-Series Solar Power Generator system from Always Empowered. This compact starter power system … Continue reading

Letter Re: The OTHER Electrical Grid Failure Problem

Hugh, As an electrician with over 20 years experience in power generation, I can tell you that there is no way if a massive grid down event takes place, the nuclear reactors in this country will be safe. A failure of the electrical system will not be able to be … Continue reading

Digital Communications Capabilities for Prepared Families, by Prairie Dweller

As most preppers know, regardless of where you are on your prepping journey, the ability to communicate is a vital need. We need to communicate with our families, and we need to get information about what’s going on around us. The need for communications, as well as the traditional methods … Continue reading

Letter: .40 S&W

Dear Hugh Service caliber semi-automatic handguns are generally considered to be in calibers 9mm, 40 S&W, and .45 ACP. A lot of people really seem to enjoy Monday morning quarterbacking the virtues of these calibers and their theoretical stopping power. Well, everyone should have a hobby. The reality is that … Continue reading