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5 Multi-Purpose CCW Products

Even though you may have a CCW permit, you may still not always want or be able to conceal your weapon.  That is why it is a great idea to look for multi-purpose CCW gear.  This article, from Shooting Illustrated, spotlights 5 multi-purpose CCW products that can be used for both CCW purposes and other uses. While it’s true that having a gun on your body is the best method of concealed-carry, there are some situations where individuals looking to carry their personal-defense gun might need to have it stashed in a position away from the waistband or other normal carry positions. In these cases, it helps to have purpose-built gear that’s designed to secure a handgun. Shooting Illustrated | 5 CCW Products Built for Off-Body...

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Vertical Gardening Ideas

This is a simple YouTube video showcasing vertical gardening.  Vertical gardening or square space gardening is a great solution for the urban prepper who wants to grow their own food.   With just a small patio you can grow your own vegetable for your long term food storage needs.  This isn’t an all encompassing DIY video.  However, it’s a great introduction. Master Gardener and Certified Professional Horticulturist Shelley McNeal shows off her vertical garden, an alternative way to grow your own food.Learn more: http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/learn/v… The University of Maryland Extension Home and Garden Information Center’s mission is to develop and deliver...

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Sewing: A Neglected But Important Prepper Skill

Sewing For Preppers SHTF Preparedness reminds the reader of the importance of the often overlooked prepper skill of sewing.  Granted, sewing is, arguably, not what may would consider to be a “fun” prepper skills to practice.   Also, to many preppers, sewing is also considered to be feminine or women’s work. However, learning to sew can be just as important as learning the traditional “Manly” survival skills. I.E. If the SHTF you can’t go to the local department store to repair a ripped coat.  That is why this article is must read. This is a great article that will give you the information to build an essential kit for sewing and mending. The skills will still have to be learned and practiced but you can be sure that you will have a great skill under your belt. Sewing & Mending Kit Essentials For Preppers (And Everyone...

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A Good Guy With A Gun Saves Students From A Massacre

Guns America reveals a story that has been mostly ignored by the mainstream media: the heroic actions of high school resource officer, Mark Dallas. A school resource officer in Illinois is being hailed as a hero after he successfully subdued an armed intruder who fired several shots near a crowded gymnasium. ‘He’s a hero,’ Illinois Resource Officer Shoots Gunman to Prevent Massacre – GunsAmerica Digest Officer Dallas’s actions are in strong contrast to the Parkland school officer who failed to intervene.  This goes to prove, that trained “Good Guys”, with guns can save the day. In stark contrast to the massacre in Parkland, Florida, Dixon High School Resource Officer Mark Dallas proved yesterday how one individual with a firearm can prevent tragedy. ‘He’s a hero,’ Illinois Resource Officer Shoots Gunman to Prevent Massacre – GunsAmerica Digest Officer Dallas’s actions were beyond heroic: “I could not be more proud of the police officer and the way he responded to the situation,” Howell said. “With shots ringing through the hallways of the school, he charged toward the suspect and confronted him head on. Because of his heroic actions, countless lives were saved. We are forever indebted to him for his service and his bravery.” ‘He’s a hero,’ Illinois Resource Officer Shoots Gunman to Prevent Massacre – GunsAmerica Digest We salute you...

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The 5 Best Portable Camping Toilets For 2018

Heavy.com reviews their pick of the five best, 2018, portable camping toilets.  If disaster strikes or you are stranded while camping one of the most significant issues that you’ll face is poor sanitation.  It goes without saying, but, proper hygiene is essential for outdoor survival.  That is why this list for 2018’s five best, portable, camping, toilets is a great find. The article also has an excellent point that, for recreational camping, you may be required out of necessity or law use a portable latrine: Depending on where you’re camping, a portable toilet is sometimes necessary or legally required...

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