AG体育Preparedness Notes for Monday — September 7, 2020

AG体育September 7th is the birthday of Richard Cole, born in 1915. He passed away on April 8, 2019, at age 103. Cole was the last living Doolittle Raider. He was General Doolittle’s co-pilot. This is also the birthday of novelist Taylor Caldwell (born 1900 – August 30, 1985). Today is the birthday of Dr. Ludwig Vorgrimler (born 1912 in Freiburg, Germany; died 1983). Vorgrimler was the designer of the Spanish CETME rifle, from which sprang a plethora of roller-lock descendants from HK, including the G3, HK21, and MP5. His bolt design was also copied by the Swiss for their excellent …




AG体育Taurus Model 85, by Pat Cascio

Taurus Firearms has been around since 1941, when it began producing near clones of some of the Smith & Wesson revolvers。 Since then, Taurus has produced near clones of other makes of firearms, as well as some models of their own design。 Today, some Taurus firearms are being produced in the USA, and that’s a good thing if you ask me。 Early on, the quality of Taurus firearms was really lacking, they didn’t hold up very well with a lot of use。 Still, for the money, they were a decent gun。 Today, that has changed for the most part, as …




Recipe of the Week: Game Bird Pie

The following recipe for Game Bird Pie (for quail, pigeons, ground doves, quail doves, or other small game birds) is from The New Butterick Cook Book, by Flora Rose, co-head of the School of Home Economics at Cornell University。 It was published in 1924。 A professional scan of that 724-page out-of-copyright book will be one of the many bonus items included in the next edition of the waterproof SurvivalBlog Archive USB stick。 This special 15th Anniversary Edition USB stick should be available for sale in the third week of January, 2021。 The 14th Edition sold out quickly, so place a …




Economics & Investing For Preppers

Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets。 We also cover hedges, derivatives, and obscura。 Most of these items are from the “tangibles heavy” contrarian perspective of SurvivalBlog’s Founder and Senior Editor, JWR。 Today, we look at rising semi-auto pistol prices。 (See the Tangibles Investing section。) Precious Metals: Alasdair Macleod: Inflation — Running Out Of Road。 Here is a quote: “Last week saw a virtual Jackson Hole conference, where Jerome Powell downgraded inflation targeting in favour of the other Fed mandate, employment。 And Andrew Bailey, Governor …