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Self-Defense

How to Escape Handcuffs, Zipties, and Duct Tape

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Life isn’t all beans, bullets, and bandages. Sometimes you get in a bind, and need to find your way out of it. In some situations, this will involve your bullets, but in others, the bad guys get the drop on you first. In these situations, the fastest draw in the world isn’t going to save you. Counter custody skills get…

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Gear

DIY Your Survival Electronics Kit

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Lions and tigers and EMPs, Oh My! The quintessential survival scenario is an EMP. Power’s out! No pesky fallout to evade! No foreign invaders on our shores (yet!). It’s just me, my family, and a metric ton of ammo. And not a working cell phone in sight. Who could ask for anything more? Regardless of the glamor of an electronic…

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Urban Survival

50 Urban Survival Skills You Should Practice

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Most preppers are a little too fond of gear and information gathering. What we all tend to lack is practical application of skills. Make an honest comparison of your ammo cache with the practical skills gained from applying half those dollars to training. Skill building does not need to be expensive. When was the last time you built a fire…

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