It’s 3:00 AM and you are sound asleep. The loud crack of a firearm fills the air, awakening you, instantly letting you know that someone is trying to steal your property. You grab a light and some protection and head out to find the culprit, but there’s no one around. When the Mini … [Read more...] about Check Out The Mini Sentry .22 Caliber Tripwire Alarm
In a crisis situation it may become necessary to defend your home and proprieties from marauders who do not have good intentions. For many older folks, especially women, firearms are often strange objects that are feared and looked down upon. For others, especially those with military experience or … [Read more...] about The 5 Best Firearms for Home Defense
By Bev Sandlin, Fillmore County Master Gardener Whether you are bugging in or bugging out to a retreat location, barbed wire may be your most inexpensive perimeter barrier and warning system of an impending breach if you attach simple bells to the wire. Barbed wire was first invented in the … [Read more...] about Survival Landscaping Part 2: Barbed Wire
By Bev Sandlin, Fillmore County Master Gardener Last year was a particularly bad winter and it killed a lot of my rose bushes right back to the roots - and some it just plain killed. As I was cleaning up the roses and pruning the dead branches (and bleeding from multiple scratches to my arms … [Read more...] about Survival Landscaping Part 1: Defense
Note: Harold was a beloved contributor to SCP who was targeted by some youths who threw a fire bomb at his home, which burned, and he and his wife barely escaped with their lives. This wasn't the first incident in that town, but hopefully it will be the last. Harold is sharing with us an update and … [Read more...] about My House Was Bombed By Teenagers – Insurance Was A Nightmare
When the power goes out in a community for an extended period of time, there are many people who find themselves feeling very vulnerable. Without power, the lights will not work, most security systems only work for a short period of time, and there are numerous breaking and enterings that occur … [Read more...] about Should Preppers Consider Kevlar Body Armor?