Land Navigation in Emergencies and Disasters!

Land Navigation in Emergencies and Disasters!
David A. Vine “All Hazards Communications Preparedness” Audio player below.

Land Navigation in Emergencies and DisastersYou might ask yourself, “What does navigation have to do with All Hazards Communications Preparedness?” That would be a reasonable question if you are not familiar with search and rescue and disaster communications. Land navigation is integral to mapping before, during and after large-scale emergencies and disasters.

Our guest is Matt, the “Prepper Coach” and he is a land navigation expert with extensive experience in search and rescue, emergency medical experience and a variety of other skills. Read more “Land Navigation in Emergencies and Disasters!”

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It’s alive! ALIVE! “Maintenance”

It’s alive! ALIVE! “Maintenance”
Ryan & Collin Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below!

It’s alive! ALIVE! "Maintenance"We barely escaped zombies last week, but now we’re faced with a new terror on the horizon: the Frankenstein in the garage. This week on The Next Generation Show, we will be going over the power of bringing things to life and the importance of redundancy and refurbishing in the home and on the homestead. Part of this challenge is being able to understand the principles of mechanics and the preventative measures we need to take to keep them alive. Read more “It’s alive! ALIVE! “Maintenance””

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Best Outdoor Camping Equipment for Preppers

Best Outdoor Camping Equipment for Preppers

Best Outdoor Camping Equipment for PreppersCamping is a fantastic opportunity for preppers to exercise their skills and get used to the idea of an emergency situation. So, if you want to be truly prepared pack up the right equipment (as I listed it below) and head to the woods for a night or two of living in nature. Read more “Best Outdoor Camping Equipment for Preppers”

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How to Tune your Broadheads!

How to Tune your Broadheads

How to Tune your BroadheadsIn the off-season, most hunters will keep their skills sharp with regular practice sessions with a bow. This is an invaluable habit that will greatly improve your chances of success when you step into the field on opening day. Unfortunately, if you do not tune your broadheads to your bow, all of that practice may be wasted time. Read more “How to Tune your Broadheads!”

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Secrets Revealed to Land Navigation for Survival

Secrets Revealed to Land Navigation for Survival

Secrets Revealed to Land Navigation for SurvivalIt is a worst-case scenario for most people.

You have been out hiking all day and decide to leave the trail to check out the view or maybe pick some berries.  Before you know it, you have gotten distracted and cannot remember from which direction you came.

You are deep in the forest, and everything looks the same. Read more “Secrets Revealed to Land Navigation for Survival”

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5 Skills Invaluable in a Long-Term Disaster

5 Skills that Will Become Invaluable in a Long-Term Disaster

5 Skills Invaluable in a Long-Term DisasterAccording to the American Prepper Network, the five main skills needed for a long-term disaster are abilities related to power, water, shelter, food, and basic survival skills. My take on this is very similar, except that I’ve replaced power generation experience with medical experience. After all, mankind has gone without eletricity for a far longer time than we’ve relied upon it. On the other hand, doctors, nurses and others with expertise in keeping people healthy will be in great demand in a survival situation. Read more “5 Skills Invaluable in a Long-Term Disaster”

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Modern Mans Fire!

Modern Mans Fire!
Jordan “A Family Affair” Audio player provided in this post!

Modern Mans FireSince the stone ages depictions of man and fire seemed to go hand in hand with the will to live. Fire is life. So what is something that you think is survival essential number 1? The right Fire. we use fire for camping, light, heat, and cooking food. This is something that survivalist, campers, country folk or anybody would think of packing in their gear. So, what are ways that you can get your’s started? Lighter, Matches, Ferrous Rod, Flint stick? How about a fire starter that can really save you in a tight situation? Read more “Modern Mans Fire!”

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EDC, E&E, and SERE

EDC, E&E, and SERE
Host: Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

EDC, E&E, and SERE

Good day team gunmetal. On this episode we talk all about escape and evasion, survival evasion resistance and Escape, and everyday carry items that can help when you’re trying to escape from a dangerous situation or unlawful captivity. It’s not always the good guys who put you in handcuffs, or in any type of restraint. Depending on the type of restraint you’re dealing with, there are multiple ways to get out of each type of restraint. We’re going to go over all sorts of different types of restraints, what goes into using those restraints, and how to defeat these specific types of restraints. Read more “EDC, E&E, and SERE”

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Skill sets, Entrepreneurs and Shop Class!

Skill sets, Entrepreneurs and Shop Class!
Ryan Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below

Skill sets, Entrepreneurs and Shop ClassThere is much to be said about the benefits of early skills training, like wood shop, metal shop and even home economics. The skills learned in these classes were designed to help the youth better serve themselves and each other in small communities across America.

What’s that? Your child isn’t enrolled in shop class? Your school district doesn’t offer metal working? Or home economics – known today as the “American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences”? Read more “Skill sets, Entrepreneurs and Shop Class!”

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Experienced gardener or just a beginner?

Experienced gardener or just a beginner?
Jordan “A Family Affair” Audio player provided in this post!

Experienced gardener or just a beginner?Are you an experienced gardener or just a beginner? Would you like to know where to begin, or expand your knowledge? Are you wanting to get away from pesticides? Finding that your garden just seems to need more? Well join us as we discuss Natural and Companion gardening. I will be having another amazing guest on such a topic. Our guest started out like many, helping his family garden and learning from them as a child that set the path to what he does today. Read more “Experienced gardener or just a beginner?”

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Being Frugal in Preparedness!

Being Frugal in Preparedness!
Ryan Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below!

Being Frugal in PreparednessFrugality was a stigma as I grew up. It was something akin to stingy, miserly, unwilling to share. The connotation of being frugal is something over the last few decades has gone so far from its origins that has become something that is scary to our culture to consider as something to strive for.

This week we will explore the true meaning of what it is to be frugal, what it means to the preparedness community, and what it can be to the next generation. Some of the things you can do as parents will easily be absorbed by the kids at your side so make this trait something they can be proud of. Read more “Being Frugal in Preparedness!”

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Bushcraft with Craig Avery

Bushcraft with Craig Avery
James Walton “I Am Liberty ” Audio player below!

Bushcraft with Craig AveryWe have a special guest on this show to talk about bushcraft among other things. There is something mesmerizing about the art of bushcraft and having the ability to manipulate the world “in the bush” the way that a well seasons practitioner can.

Maybe this skill is so interesting because of the fact that most of us are just so unfamiliar with the woods. Going into the woods is like some sort of alien journey. Read more “Bushcraft with Craig Avery”

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Vinegar, not just for Fish n Chips!

Vinegar, not just for Fish n Chips!
Lynna “A Preppers Path ” Audio player below!

Vinegar, not just for Fish n Chips

Vinegar, one would be hard pressed to find anyone who hasn’t used vinegar in one way or another. We most commonly think of white or apple cider however vinegar can be made from a vast array of things it really just depends on the source material. A combination of acetic acid, water and some trace minerals and viola you have vinegar. The uses for this amazing liquid are varied and wide because of it’s ease in production as one of the milder acids, historically it has had a wide variety of uses in our industrial, medical and domestic areas of life. Read more “Vinegar, not just for Fish n Chips!”

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