Holster retention systems and sloppy research

You carry a quality gun, right. One you can bet your life on? What about the rest of your gear? Can you bet your life on it, too?


A few people drink from the fountain of knowledge but most only gargle.

Gun Digest recently published an online article about holster retention systems. The article begins by referencing Safariland’s retention holster rating system as being the standard. Unfortunately, the author, Corey Graff, should have done a little research and contacted Safariland about their retention rating system before writing about it.

That system, devised by Bill Rogers, the inventor of the modern security holster, has nothing to do with the number of mechanisms that the holster has. Corey’s interpretation is a common misconception in the industry. Safariland’s system is based on a series of hands-on performance tests in which the holster is physically attacked and tested. The holster must pass, in sequential order, each test to achieve a given level of rating. A holster can have several mechanisms on it and still not achieve any rating at all…

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It’s Time To Change The Food In Your 72-Hour Emergency Kit

Just like changing batteries in your smoke detectors, or getting new wiper blades. Your BOB needs maintenance.



By Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog

I hope that you have some sort of emergency kit (72 Hour Emergency Kit) in your vehicle, at the very least containing some food and water.

Assuming that you do, then now might be the time to rotate the food that’s been in there. Here’s why…

The shelf life of the foods that you keep in warm or hot environments is greatly reduced. Therefore it is smart to rotate that food (eat it) BEFORE it get’s too old (in your hot car).

Continue reading at Modern Survival Blog: It’s Time To Change The Food In Your 72-Hour Emergency Kit

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Why You Should Want To Live Through TEOTWAWKI



GivingUp– The Prepper Journal

Have you ever known someone who has a glum outlook on life? Maybe that isn’t the right term, how about fatalistic? I have some people in my life that I call ‘Eeyores’ from Winnie the Pooh. I don’t really call them that but you know what I mean by the term. Eeyore on the surface seems depressed and resigned to whatever fate brings his way. Rather than object to any of his circumstances, Eeyore says “its ok. I’ll learn to live without it” in a very somber tone that sounds as if he is half asleep.

What in the world am I talking about a cartoon character for? There are so many people who have the same attitude when it comes to great tragedies or crisis. If you try to talk to them about Prepping so that they are better able to weather…

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