Gear Review: UltraFire XML-T6 Flashlight

If you have already read about the Nighthawk 2000 flashlight, then you already know I sort of obtained these UltraFire XML-T6 lights by mistake, if not you can read all about that here.  Since they are in my possession anyway, I figured I might as well test ’em out  and write up a bit of a […]

Nighthawk 2000 Flashlight

Lately on Facebook, I have been continually seeing a flashlight, Nighthawk 2000, advertised as being 2000 lumen for $19.99.  Skeptic but curious, I took the bait to see if this light was really as good as it’s seller “Doomsdaysurvivors” claims.   I bought two and paid $10 for shipping which took about a week to […]

Bug Out Bag Gear Basics

There is plenty of information out on the internet for what you should and should not have in your bug out bag and there are many variations on the gear depending on who you ask.  In many cases these recommendations are coming from people who have made short trips with gear, maybe on a weekend […]

Gear Review: Condor T and T Pouch

Almost a year ago now, I was looking for a better way to organize some of my misc EDC gear which normally just packed away in my daily bag in a zip lock bag or two.  That method actually worked quite well, but the gear which I wanted to be able to access quickly, always […]

DIY: Make Your Own Shoot-and-See Targets

Learn how to make your own “Shoot-n-See” targets cheap with this nice DIY video from Fire Mountain Outdoors. Why spend a bunch of money of stuff to shoot, when you can easily make something with the same effect at a fraction of the cost? All you need is a few simple supplies: Bright colored paper/posterboard […]

Superesse Straps – The survival bracelet you wish you had

Survival bracelets have become quite popular over the last few years, I know I can even find them in the gas station near me for about $5 and see people wearing them every day.  What you don’t see everyday though is a bad ass survival bracelet that can actually help you survive and not just […]

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Pass the buck?

I’m not talking about spare change here; I’m talking about personal responsibility and accountability. With my last blog I asked you to question yourself as to who you are. Hopefully you came out with some good answers. Now I want to talk about a different aspect of that, as I said above. Take a second and […]

Basic Defensive Shotgun Course Recap

Last month we hosted a Basic Defensive Shotgun Course put on by Eleven Charlie, LLC.  The course covered the proper deployment of a shotgun from both a tool of deadly force to a tool with less-than-lethal capabilities. This basic class focused the shotgun platform, which is a very versatile & under-used system.  It was an intensive course for […]

Sheep, Wolves, & Sheepdogs

On June 18–the day after the heinous attack in which nine were killed at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church–President Obama said, “At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries.” Source: 1 Beheaded, 37 Gunned Down […]