Author: James Walton

First Steps for Preppers in 2019

This month we are going to look at the first month of the New Year as a time to talk about basics and prepping for beginners. The doors are opening for new preppers like never before. Suddenly major government officials and media outlets are printing articles that make prepping sound like a necessity. They are…
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January 3, 2019 1

American Pioneer Tools that Have Survived the Test of Time

If you want to study self reliance on the North American continent the American pioneer is the place to start. While the Native Americans knew a lot about the land and has some great skills, they didn’t have metal until European contact. Metal is and was a very big deal. Metal tools are one of…
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January 2, 2019 0

Daily Habits for the Prepper in 2019

Daily Habits for the Prepper in 2019 Another year gives us another chance to find success and failure. Most people look at the new year as a time to reflect on all the things they screwed up the year before. GOOD! Failure is your friend. I have one of those two part friendship bracelets and…
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January 2, 2019 0

Starting & Maintaining Preparedness Goals

The first episode of Rogue’s Guide to Preparedness on PBN will focus on creating and maintaining preparedness goals. Since we’re dawning into a new year, it’s time to start getting real about your preparedness goals. What could you be doing daily, weekly, monthly, yearly to be better prepared? And how can we make sure we…
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December 28, 2018 0

Daily Habits for the Prepper in 2019

Another year gives us another chance to find success and failure. Most people look at the new year as a time to reflect on all the things they screwed up the year before. GOOD! Failure is your friend. I have one of those two part friendship bracelets and I gave one half to failure. In…
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December 28, 2018 0

Tactical Preparedness Gift Giving

Dr. Jordan Peterson believes that we are put on this earth to carry a load and do the most good we can. I have decided that my load and my channel by which I can do the most good is through inspiring others to improve and prioritize disaster preparedness. Of course, getting people to buy…
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December 22, 2018 0

Solving Human Communications Problems

I agonized over the purchase of an Icom 7300 HF transceiver after a few weeks of surfing different Internet sites, reading reviews, checking prices on various sellers’ websites trying to decide which radio to buy, what features I wanted, new or used, prices, etc. For several weeks before that I studied antenna designs and measured…
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December 20, 2018 0

Finding Cures for Cabin Fever

Finding Cures for Cabin Fever Here we are on the brink of Christmas, the cusp of the new year. The days have nearly reached their shortest point, and the night has reached its longest. Modern convenience has managed to fend off one of the worst psychological threats of winter – Cabin Fever. But when these…
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December 18, 2018 0

How Well do you Know your Neighbors?

Do You really know your Neighbors In today’s time, we hear that preppers should look to their neighbors and get them on board. That a community is stronger with more. And this is true the only exception is how well do you really know your neighbor. Even though that individual may be friendly and on…
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December 18, 2018 0

America vs. Russia Who’s More Powerful?

While tensions with Russia are certainly strained, this is a great look at the two countries and their military might. By: Jay Chambers Since WWII ended, the USA and Russia – formerly known as the Russian Federation (USSR) until 1990 – had shown the world their supremacy, firepower, and economic standings. First, how did these…
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December 17, 2018 0

Building a Fugitive Kit

In this week’s episode we will be discussing how to drop off the grid.  Meaning how to disappear if you were ever to become a fugitive.  Hypothetically speaking, if a major event happens and we as prepper have to fade into black and become the grey man how would we do it.  This week’s episode…
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December 17, 2018 0

Covert Storage and Stockpiling Part 2

This week on the GunMetal Armory, we are going to discuss how to hide your gear covertly. Just like last week, we are also going to talk in depth about the various items you should be stockpiling (and covertly storing) and we’re going to update you on the events we’ve been into at the Gunmetal…
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December 17, 2018 0

Trials and Tribulations of New Amateur Radio

I agonized over the purchase of an Icom 7300 HF transceiver after a few weeks of surfing different Internet sites, reading reviews, checking prices on various sellers’ websites trying to decide which radio to buy, what features I wanted, new or used, prices, etc. For several weeks before that I studied antenna designs and measured…
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December 14, 2018 0