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A Former DEVGRU Member Reveals Skills to Escape an Abduction

A Former DEVGRU Member Reveals Skills to Escape an Abduction

Clint Emerson, the author of 100 Deadly Skills, covers skills you can employ to escape a kidnapping or abduction. These obviously require you putting in the time up front to learn the skills and become proficient with them. Hopefully, you will never have to use them. Skill #1 – Hide escape tools on your body (handcuff […]

The Responsibility of Protection and Preparedness

The Responsibility of Protection and Preparedness

Take a few minutes to listen to what Tuhon Harley Elmore has to say about your responsibility of protecting your family and loved ones. The responsibility goes beyond just being able to physically protect them from punks on the street or home invaders. Protecting your family and loved ones also includes being prepared to protect them […]

Loadout Room writer, Rex Nanorum, Goes Hunting

Loadout Room writer, Rex Nanorum, Goes Hunting

Below are some photos of Rex Nanorum’s recent successful hunting trip. He was able to, with precision, take down his prey from 200 yards with a 6.5″ barreled AR chambered in 300 Blk. The ammunition was 120-grain copper round. Rex seems to be a natural born predator and has the skills to back it up. […]

EXOTAC tinderTIN fatwood shavings

EXOTAC tinderTIN fatwood shavings | Fire starting for survival

Here is another great product from EXOTAC. The tinderTIN gives you an all natural resource to start a fire with. Available in two flavors (shavings or sticks), we’re going to look at the tin of shavings. Fatwood again is an all natural resource used for making a fire. The resin contained in fatwood is very flammable. I’ve been […]

Primitive Fire using Flint and Steel

Primitive Fire starting using Flint and Steel

Flint and steel have been used in starting fires for centuries. In the days before matches were invented, flint and steel offered the ability to start a fire without having to carry a hot coal wherever one traveled (and worrying about losing it or having it go cold). Starting a fire using flint and steel […]

Dissecting the 100 Deadly Skills - Making a Diversionary Device

Dissecting the 100 Deadly Skills – Making a Diversionary Device

A Diversionary Device is always a handy tool to have. From flashbangs to flares a diversionary device commonly involves a flash and noise. They can be used for a variety of purposes, but each one typically served to buy you a few seconds of time and to make an enemy look left when you’re going […]

Survive a Bear Attack | 100 Deadly Skills Survival Edition

Survive a Bear Attack | 100 Deadly Skills Survival Edition

In the new 100 Deadly Skills Survival Edition book, Clint Emerson covers surviving a bear attack as one of the skills. Encountering a bear may seem like a distant possibility to most, even active outdoorsmen. We rarely hear about bear attacks and even more rare is hearing from those that survive bear attacks. Here is an […]

Fieldcraft Tips: The 550 cord Chain Knot

Of all the pieces of equipment I can remember using during my time on a detachment and during training, few can compare with the versatility and usefulness of 550 cordage. This cordage is the same type used in military parachutes and has saved my ass in a variety of ways. One of the biggest downsides […]