Body Armor vs. AK47: Who Wins?

This week, we’re talking about body armor. It’s one of those things that, if you’ve never thought about it before, it’s easy to ask, “why would anyone NEED body armor?” I would argue that it’s a great addition to any emergency preparedness plan. Whether it’s a light panel slipped into your laptop bag, put into …

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Bugging Out Has Never Been So Cool | Tour of Borderland Trailers

We LOVE camping as a family...the more remote the better. The problem is the amount of gear we always have to pack for car camping. We don't want an RV because 1) they are hard to get to remote locations and 2) you don't really get the feel of camping. I've been looking at enclosed …

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OSIGS Trauma Kit by OTAC | Small Enough To Grab and Go

First aid training and supplies are far too often overlooked when we first starting into emergency preparedness. We love to spend time training at the range (I can still smell the gun powder on my hands from this morning), but how often do we have a trauma kit with us when we're around firearms? Not …

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Fortress Clothing Bug Out Bag | Defense Against the Elements

I came across Fortress Clothing recently and was really impressed with their cold weather gear. Not only is it light weight and rated down to -35º F, but they offer a Bug Out Bag, specifically for grab-and-go. Most of us focus just on food and weapons when first getting prepared, but we rarely spend enough …

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KaliPAK 601 Portable Solar Generator

I got a chance to review a brand new portable generator on the scene from Kalisaya: the KaliPAK 601. Weighing in at 14 lbs, this pack includes a 558 watt hour lithium battery, a 40 watt hour folding solar panel with stand and storage space for accessories. The battery includes 4 USB ports, two 12 …

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Defensive Handgun Training With My Teenage Daughter | My Review of the Front Sight 4 Day Course

I've taken my daughter shooting before, but with her steadily getting closer to college and a bigger, scarier world, she agreed to let me take her down to the 4 Day Defensive Handgun Training at Front Sight Firearms Academy. Not only would it give us an awesome one-on-one road trip but, having been to Front …

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