A few days ago, I wrote a post explaining why I don’t care for BDC style reticles. Figured I’d take the opposite approach and attempt to explain why I like Christmas tree reticles so much.
For the third installment of the Building Survival Skills series of blog posts, I’m covering the basics of finding shelter and building temporary emergency shelters.
As a thank you for helping me surpass the 1K blog subscriber milestone, I’m holding a giveaway. Three lucky winners will win one Solatac Pocket Trauma Kit (PTK). Good luck!
I’ve found bullet drop compensation, or BDC, reticles to be a really neat concept. Paired with the right rifle and ammo combination they really shine at letting the shooter engage multiple targets quickly. Even so, I still don’t like them.
Personally, I think defensive pistol skills are the second most important survival skills to have (next to first aid skills). In this post, I’ll talk why I think that and how I recommend going about developing that skill set.
My field notes on the Leupold LTO Tracker 2 HD Thermal Viewer: it’s a small, lightweight, and high quality thermal viewer that can assist in scouting, identifying, and tracking game animals.
I’ve spent a lot of time this year talking about gear. Figured it can’t hurt to spend a bit of time talking about the skills needed to use that gear properly. I’m going to start this discussion with first aid skills.
It’s time to add up to $25 worth of goodness to the budget survival kit. This month I’m suggesting a few options for some basic container options that will come in different situations.
My field notes on the CamelBak Antidote Reservoir: it’s a dependable and functional hydration bladder that I find to be perfect for a hunting pack.
Building a team, basic preparations, elementary readiness mindset, pistol skills, hand to hand fighting skills, physical fitness, weapon selection, hardening defenses, and even bugging out are some of the skills and tactics needed for urban survival and covered in Clay Martin’s Concrete Jungle book.