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Applying the Grayman Technique to your EDC

Applying the Grayman Technique to your EDC

  • Your Everyday Carry loadout shouldn’t make you stick out, or become a target. You want to blend in but be the most prepared mental and physically. Practice the Grayman Principle by controlling your actions and the way you display yourself to the public. Here's what you need to know...
  • ✔Wear nondescript clothing (non-tactical backpack). Wear what everyone else in the area does.
  • ✔Hide distinguishable features such as a particular scent, walking with a gait, long bangs in front of eyes, tattoo on the forehead, etc.
  • ✔Conceal nonverb...
  • Vehicle Self Defense - 9 Tips for deterring muggings, car hijackings, motor vehicle theft.

    Vehicle Self Defense - 9 Tips for deterring muggings, car hijackings, motor vehicle theft.

    Prevent carjackings, muggings, kidnapping, and you get the idea; by simply locking your car door. Here are 9 tips...

    Criminals lay in wait for a victim often at gas stations, parking lots, or even stop lights. An easy target is one who is preoccupied and lacking situational awareness. Maybe you are adjusting your radio, reaching for your phone charger, or passing a tot back to your kid. Sometimes our eyes may not be on approaching threats. So keep your... Read More

    Bartering post SHTF

    Bartering post SHTF

    Here are 8 tips to consider when bartering for survival in a SHTF scenario. 

    10 Indicators of Impending SHTF

    10 Indicators of Impending SHTF

    We've composed 10 signs of impending disaster. Some deal with natural occurring events and others with man made causes of SHTF. Knowing these indicators will help you react before the masses and avoid rioting, being stuff in traffic during an evacuation, and defend from what's coming.

    5 Bugout Tips for a SHTF Citywide Evacuation.

    5 Bugout Tips for a SHTF Citywide Evacuation.

    5 steps to bugging out before a state mandated evacuation following a SHTF scenario.

    Satellite Phones for SHTF

    📻Comms Offgrid, having alternative means of communication is key. Here's our take on using #satellitephones⁣

    Custom Wooden Deck Raft - An expedition and bugout watercraft.

    Custom Wooden Deck Raft - An expedition and bugout watercraft.

    A floating deck designed for extended river excursions while remaining offgrid and fully equipped. Serves as a bugout vehicle for egress by watercraft.

    Tactical Perspective of your Neighborhood

    Tactical Perspective of your Neighborhood

    Can you efficiently evacuate from your residence during SHTF? Follow the steps by analyzing your neighborhood from a tactical perspective. 

    Emergency Loadout Guide - Checklist and Tips for Bug Out Bags

    Emergency Loadout Guide - Checklist and Tips for Bug Out Bags

    An emergency loadout is a set of useful tools & supplies compiled into a bag, tough box, pouch, or vehicle. Each is designed for a certain purpose, packed in a manner that be easily carried/stored.  We've put together a comprehensive Bug Out Bag checklist and are working on guides for; BOB - INCH - GHB - VEK - EDC.

    How the government shutdown could affect us in the coming weeks, possible SHTF?

    How the government shutdown could affect us in the coming weeks, possible SHTF?

    We could be weeks away from civil unrest. Here's why... make sure you comment your thoughts below.⁣Due to the current US 🇺🇸 Government Shutdown you...

    PowerFilm 120 Watt Foldable Solar Panel and Auxiliary Power

    PowerFilm 120 Watt Foldable Solar Panel and Auxiliary Power

    I wanted to discuss our Auxiliary Battery Bank. This is the power source for our outdoor lighting, water pump, porch fan, and USB outlets.

    Inside the cabin we use standard 110v which utilizes a lithium generator, AGM battery bank, and 400w solar panels. 

    The question is; how do we power a 12v outdoor system? 

    Freezer & Fridge Cooler install and other projects at the Cabin.

    Freezer & Fridge Cooler install and other projects at the Cabin.

    Here's what we did this week; 1. @dometic cooling box installed, wired to @inergy_technologies Kodiak Generator powered by @bosswattsolar. This fr...