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Category: Preparedness

When someone mentions preparedness, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it prepping, the end of the world, the apocalypse…or, does it simply mean being in a state of readiness for whatever life throws at you? We believe preparedness is having the knowledge, skills, ability, and gear to handle life in a way that builds confidence and peace of mind. This isn’t about doom and gloom, it’s about getting out and living life to the fullest.

Urban Escape and Evasion Techniques

When it comes to urban escape and evasion, there are several factors that can determine the success or the failure of our objective. Moving from an urban context to being off-grid requires a specific mindset paired with relevant skills.

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How to EDC Duct Tape

There are only a handful of problems duct tape can’t fix, so given its versatility, how do we carry it effectively? Let’s look at three methods to integrate duct tape into your EDC.

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Chest Rigs vs. Plate Carriers

Plate carriers and chest rigs may not be essential gear for every civilian, but they have their purpose. Option Gray compares and contrasts the two so you can make an informed decision on your next purchase.

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Can You Conceal Carry a Ghost Gun?

Gunsmithing is a rewarding hobby that allows amateur and professional craftsmen to learn about the inner workings of guns while creating custom firearms. However, if you are considering gunsmithing with the intent to carry, you should research your local gun laws. Without a serial number, any self-assembled gun is considered a “ghost gun” and may not be legal to carry in your state.

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How to EDC Water

Water is one of the most fundamental survival needs yet may of us struggle to incorporate it into our EDC. Let’s look at some of the different ways of carrying water to help keep you prepared in the urban jungle and beyond.

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