- SurvivalBlog.com - https://survivalblog.com -

Preparedness Notes for Saturday — March 30, 2019

On March 30, 1981, President Reagan was shot and seriously wounded outside a Washington, D.C. hotel by John W. Hinckley Jr.. Also wounded were White House news secretary James Brady, a Secret Service agent, and District of Columbia police officer Thomas K. Delahanty.

SurvivalBlog Writing Contest

Today we present another entry for Round 81 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest [1]. The nearly $11,000 worth of prizes for this round include:

First Prize:

  1. A $3000 gift certificate towards a Sol-Ark Solar Generator [2] from Veteran owned Portable Solar LLC. The only EMP Hardened Solar Generator System available to the public.
  2. A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificate. This can be used for any one, two, or three day course (a $1,095 value),
  3. A course certificate from onPoint Tactical for the prize winner’s choice of three-day civilian courses [3], excluding those restricted for military or government teams. Three day onPoint courses normally cost $795,
  4. DRD Tactical is providing a 5.56 NATO QD Billet upper [4]. These have hammer forged, chrome-lined barrels and a hard case, to go with your own AR lower. It will allow any standard AR-type rifle to have a quick change barrel. This can be assembled in less than one minute without the use of any tools. It also provides a compact carry capability in a hard case or in 3-day pack (an $1,100 value),
  5. Two cases of Mountain House freeze-dried assorted entrees [5] in #10 cans, courtesy of Ready Made Resources (a $350 value),
  6. A $250 gift certificate good for any product [6] from Sunflower Ammo,
  7. American Gunsmithing Institute (AGI) is providing a $300 certificate good towards any of their DVD training courses [7].

Second Prize:

  1. A Model 175 Series Solar Generator provided by Quantum Harvest LLC (a $439 value),
  2. A Glock form factor SIRT laser training pistol and a SIRT AR-15/M4 [8] Laser Training Bolt, courtesy of Next Level Training, which have a combined retail value of $589,
  3. A Three-Day Deluxe Emergency Kit [9] from Emergency Essentials (a $190 value),
  4. Two 1,000-foot spools of full mil-spec U.S.-made 750 paracord [10] (in-stock colors only) from www.TOUGHGRID.com (a $240 value).
  5. An assortment of products along with a one hour consultation [11] on health and wellness from Pruitt’s Tree Resin (a $265 value).

Third Prize:

  1. A Royal Berkey water filter, courtesy of [12] Directive 21 (a $275 value),
  2. A large handmade clothes drying rack [13], a washboard, and a Homesteading for Beginners DVD, all courtesy of The Homestead Store, with a combined value of $206,
  3. Expanded sets of both washable feminine pads and liners [14], donated by Naturally Cozy (a $185 retail value),
  4. Two Super Survival Pack seed collections [15], a $150 value, courtesy of Seed for Security, LLC,
  5. Mayflower Trading is donating a $200 gift certificate for homesteading appliances [16].

Round 81 ends on March 28th, so get busy writing and e-mail [17] us your entry. Remember that there is a 1,500-word minimum, and that articles on practical “how to” skills for survival have an advantage in the judging.

Comments Disabled (Open | Close)

Comments Disabled To "Preparedness Notes for Saturday — March 30, 2019"

#1 Comment By hard shell On March 30, 2019 @ 9:22 am

Well written and nicely communicated.

#2 Comment By Anon On March 30, 2019 @ 1:45 pm

Greatest president of the 20th century.

#3 Comment By Jimbo On March 30, 2019 @ 4:36 pm

I’ll second that.

#4 Comment By Retired cop On March 30, 2019 @ 2:04 pm

+1

#5 Comment By lineman On March 30, 2019 @ 11:23 pm

That was his warning to do things the way they wanted or get killed…

#6 Comment By Mountain Trekker On March 31, 2019 @ 6:40 am

California Magazine Capacity Ban Overturned. So stock up while you can. Trekker Out