GOTH Kit – Example

GOTH (Go to Hell) Kit This post is largely an excerpt from my book: The Simple Survival Smart Book available as paperback, kindle, or audiobook from Amazon. It struck me recently that I have made several posts in the past about what kits to use/have immediately available in a crisis but I have not posted … Read more

Johnny Cake # 2

Here is the report on Johnny Cake. First off, let me describe the Johnny Cakes that comes out after cooking. Mine came out as lumps abut 1 ½ inches around. Much like Hardtack, after you let it dry and cool completely it actually crumbles into chunks with a little effort. Johhny cakes are 95% corn … Read more

Hardtack -How to Prepare It # 1

How to prepare hardtack and a taste test coming soon. I am eating it for lunch right now and putting the video together. I hope to have the video edited and uploaded by this afternoon but it will go up by tomorrow at the latest. It depends on how much my video editing software fights … Read more

The Quest for a Modified ALICE Ruck

A quick update on the rucksack search.  I have found a couple of shops that might be able to do the mod to an ALICE ruck I am looking for.  Getting one created is much more difficult than I at first thought.  There are plenty of places that will make one but they want you … Read more

Combat Techniques – First in a Series: Combat – What to expect

Standard Disclaimer: The techniques discussed in this post series should not be used unless and until the SHTF for real and civil order has broken down completely. If you try to pull this stuff off during peacetime and are successful you can pretty much guarantee you will be prosecuted and sent to prison and so … Read more

Hack for packing your BOB and/or GOTH bag.

I have a vacuum sealer that I use for food storage. I also use it to vacuum pack individual clothing items and other stuff that I don’t want to get wet that are in my pre-packed bags. I actually started doing this while in the Army because while the army gives you a wet-weather bag … Read more