CRKT Septimo Folder, by Pat Cascio

Under review today is the very unique Septimo folder by Green Beret, Jeremy Valdez. This one is more than a little unique in design and intended purpose! My First Knife I’m not exactly sure when I was given my first knife, but it would have been when I was about five or six years old. It was a two part set containing a Bowie-type fixed blade knife and a small hatchet. I longed for this set. And when my grandmother and grandfather who raised me had enough S&H green stamps (anyone remember those?), my grandfather went to the redemption center …




Recipe of the Week: Barbecued Spareribs, by F.B.

Ingredients: 4 to 5 lbs spareribs, cut into two-rib pieces 1/2 cups ketchup 2 tbs brown sugar 1/2 cup bottled steak sauce 2 tbs vinegar 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp hickory smoke salt 1 tsp instant minced onion Directions: Place spareribs on a rack in a baking pan. Brown in a 400 degree oven for 15 minutes. Turn and brown on the other side for 10 or 15 minutes. Drain the fat and put ribs in a pot. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over the rigs. Cover and cook on low until done. o o o Do you have a …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura. And it bears mention that most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of JWR. (SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor.) Today’s focus is on investing in High Standard pistols. (See the Tangibles Investing section, near the end of this column.) Stocks: Last Friday’s 572-point sell-off in the Dow made headlines. With higher interest rates ahead, this is probably not anywhere near the bottom. Economy & Finance: Reading a headline like …




The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

“The Pilgrim and the Puritan whom we honor tonight were men who did a great deal of work in the world. They had their faults and their – shortcomings, but they were not slothful in business and they were most fervent in spirit.” – Massachusetts Senator Henry Cabot Lodge (May 12, 1850 – November 9, 1924)