Category Archives: preparation

The Bucket…

Today I want to go over a piece of kit that I have been playing with for some time now and including in some of my trips:  The Five Gallon Bucket. The five gallon bucket is a staple of the … Continue reading

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Essential Clothing – SmartWool Socks

Part of my Essentials Collection that I use functionally every day is SmartWool socks, in particular the Light Hiker variant or what SmartWool now calls the Hike Light model. I started using SmartWool in the late ’90s with a couple … Continue reading

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Carbine Field Cleaning Kit

For the last few months I have been looking into putting together a Carbine Field Cleaning Kit for sale through the website.  The basis of this kit is from what I have used for the last few years and had … Continue reading

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Essential Medications-Ibuprofen

This is the first of a series of posts about essential medications that should be kept both on the shelf at home and in the duffel for travel. Many of these medications will be OTC in the majority of the … Continue reading

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How much do I need?

Whether you are planning for a deployment, an extended trip, or simply keeping more than the bare necessities on hand this will help you figure out how much you need. Food can be easy to plan because of serving sizes … Continue reading

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Batten the hatches

As some may have noticed APC has moved. We are now located in Richmond, VA, a couple hours in from the coast. With Irene headed up the eastern seaboard I figured it would be a good time to make a … Continue reading

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