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3V Gear Covert Gun Case

Gun cases have never been the most "covert" type of tactical gear. There's really only one flavor of gun bag, the one that screams "I'm headed to the range with an arsenal of death and destruction". This style of gun bag is covered in MOLLE webbing, pouches and lots of organizational functionality. Great for the range or transport but not practical if [...]

Urban Survival: The Get Home Bag

When disaster strikes, there's no guarantee you will be home or at a safe location. If you're employed, odds are good you will be at work. This was true for me on a few occasions and I was faced with the serious suck factor of walking home with no supporting gear or even a basic plan of action. Let's just say I was young, dumb and "invincible". I got [...]

Every Day Carry: The Sound Grenade

Personal security is a critical component in any serious survival strategy. Firearms and knives are the obvious options, but how about wearable personal protection? There are many environments where your favorite handgun or folding blade are not allowed. Airports, government buildings to name a few. The solution to this problem is the Sound Grenade. [...]

Urban Survival: The Vulture Tool Kit / SHTF Gear

When we discuss survival, it typically revolves around wilderness skill sets. There are thousands of blog posts and videos covering the different ways to build shelters, make fire, signal for rescue and live off the land. Building these skills is critical to being a well rounded survivalist, however we tend to neglect the urban aspect of [...]

9 Bartering Tips and Tricks

With many people fearing a total dollar collapse, it’s easy to see that if the U.S. will fall down on its knees, all its citizens will go back to a bartering society, meaning trading goods and services with other goods and services. Even if the dollar survives, you can still use the advice I’m going to give you to successfully negotiate monetary [...]

The Grey Man Concept

There's tons of articles on the interwebs talking about the Grey Man, how to stay low profile post SHTF and blending in. Each article states pretty much the same point, wearing your tactical gear in the middle of a SHTF event will probably get you killed and at the very least, robbed of all your cool guy kit. Second point that people make is that [...]

Establishing A Urban OP

The Scenario - Hostile Force Occupation Like the majority of Americana, I live in the suburbs. Not directly in the city, but close enough to feel those bad vibes when I drive through certain areas. In order to be prepared for a potential collapse or military occupation, I felt it necessary to start locate a good site to establishing a urban op [...]

Urban Survival, Camouflage & Shelter Basics

Over 80% off all the US live in or near urban areas. Escape to the woods for survival sounds exciting, but in reality, it's not feasible for the majority. But if you spend any time reading prepper or survivalist blogs and sites, you'll see the standard advice to flee the cities in the event of a major collapse. This makes perfect sense to many, why not [...]