SHTF blog – Modern Survival

Upgrading Your Vehicle EDC

Like most of you, I want to be prepared and self-sufficient. I believe my safety is my responsibility. If you rely on someone else, chances are you will be disappointed. By J. Bridger, contributing author I like knowing I can step into my vehicle and comfortably get by for a day or two with what I have stowed away. I have toyed with the concept of a truck gun. I like the idea but can’t stomach the thought of someone stealing it and committing a crime. When I have the…

A Simple Prepper Exercise

She’s sitting quietly at the console in the soon-to-be grain storage facility. Polishing up the programmed interface that will guide the operators through their daily tasks. Around her various welders and electricians go about their jobs. The lights flicker, and go out. She hears the groans in the pitch black, her hand is on her flashlight, but she pauses, counting her breaths. The utility company and the sparkies had been working out some problem all week, and this had been happening regularly, the backup generators should kick on soon, another…

Making A Small Survival Kit

Today was a good day.  I got to visit my local Army/Navy store while Mrs Jarhead went up to the Goodwill to do some shopping.  As I browsed through the various treasures I finally came upon a small camo bag that would fit perfectly in my truck toolbox.  Score! I’ve been looking for something like this to make a small bug-out/survival bag and was thrilled when I saw it back in the used ALICE pack section of the store.  It was reasonably priced, so I picked it up.  Here’s a…

Coffee Can Survival Kit for Your Vehicle

It seems like every time I turn around there’s a spot that could use another survival kit. Home, work, vehicles, camp… everywhere! I hate putting a lot of money into something I probably won’t use, but on the flip side I want to have stuff good enough to save my ass in case TSHTF and I DO need to use the kit. by Bob Augustine, a.k.a Jarhead Survivor Anyway, I was staring at the French Roast coffee can I talked about in one of my posts and the thought popped into my head…