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- Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire
- Has the SHTF? It Just May Have!
- Firearm Basics: Basic Parts of a Gun
- The Emergency Bandage
- Google, Facebook Founders Express Fears Over NSA Access to Verizon Data
- Hiking Safety Tips: Before you ever step foot on the trail…
- Preparedness in Practice
- Buying a used Firearm: A quick guide
- The Marketplace Fairness Act: Is it Fair
- First Aid Training – An Essential Survival Skill
About Bear Flag Trading Co.
Who are we? That is a good question.
The founders of the Bear Flag Trading Company have over 50 years of experience in, outdoor living, bushcraft, hunting, fishing, emergency medicine, disaster response, home defense, home preparedness, military service, business and more.
We have decided to take our experience and all the gear that we have accumulated and share with you and give you the opportunity to do the same. Our goal is not to make this just an online classified and blog, but to create a place that the prepper community can come to and share their experiences, best practices, trade, barter and sell their useful, however no longer needed items and gear.
We want to make every experience a good one.
Thank you for taking time out of your day to spend it with us.
The Bear Flag Trading Co.
As it turns out in the face of reality, action really does speak louder than words. I read several of the Blog sites posted on prepping, survival issues, arming for Armageddon and much of the impractical advice that is dished out as though hordes of experts have contributed their wisdom.
I’m writing this article to stress and hopefully educate you on the importance of taking first aid classes, then to practice these skills. Much like marksmanship, running an assessment and/or performing CPR is a perishable skill. To do that I will review the fundamentals of first aid, review a couple first aid treatments, and direct you toward local resources
It was a year ago that I talked about this subject with a post entitled “Finding Like Minded People“. With the current political climate more and more people are attempting to find security in numbers and a group to call home. With my occupation and extra curricular activities like Bear Flag Trading Co. I have the opportunity to talk
Freezing temperatures are on the way in the northern hemisphere, and have already settled in some places, so it’s time for a seasonal check of your emergency gear and supplies. I thought this winter emergency checklist would be helpful. You blokes Down Under, check back in a few months.
Louisiana State Police say that 6 million pounds of explosives, including M6 artillery propellant, were found recklessly packed into buildings and left in open cardboard boxes on long rows of pallets outside the old Louisiana Army Ammunitions Plant. Officials are now removing the explosives, but residents are expected to be under a mandatory evacuation order for at least a couple of days.
In online posts today the leaders of Google and Facebook both said they didn’t know anything about the National Security Agency using a program called PRISM to access their users’ data. While neither Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg nor Google’s Larry Page did anything to explain what data they provided to the NSA via other means, they both clearly registered concerns over the tactics the agency was revealed this week to have used to get phone-record data from Verizon customers.
As a Corpsman with the Marines, I was always looking for multipurpose medical devices. When I was introduced to the Israeli Bandage by a friend a Major Surplus, I was hooked. I wanted to share with you a little history and a video from my Friend HossUSMC on how to use this cool medical device.
Canning your own food is a great way to build up your emergency food supply, and it doesn’t have to be complicated. There are several steps involved, but the trick to easy canning is to 1. get organized and 2. keep it simple. In this article I’ll demonstrate a very simple recipe for canned meat.
A bug outTo leave for a more secure position. i.e. Survival Retreat, Neighbors, etc. bag is one of the first things a new prepperOne who prepares tackles — and for good reason. The bug outTo leave for a more secure position. i.e. Survival Retreat, Neighbors, etc. bag (a.k.a bugout bag, BOB, get out of dodge bag, ready bag, 72-hour bag) is your go-to item in the event of an emergency evacuation of any kind. It is generally recommended to have three days of supplies in your BOB. Whether you keep it at home, at work, or in your vehicle will depend on your specific circumstances, but the basic idea is that it should always be handy so you can grab it and go on short notice. In this article we’ll look at the following:
Firearm Basics – A beginner’s guide to the basic working parts of Rifles, Shotguns and Handguns. All Firearms have three basic groups of parts, these include the Action, The Stock, and the Barrel. ACTION: The action is really the guts of the gun. It includes all the moving parts that load, fire, and eject the
Revisionist history continues to distort the foundation of our country. The latest twist:The Blaze reported today that Texas public schools are now teaching our youth that the Boston Tea Party was not a brave protest against “taxation without representation,” and the celebrated moment that sparked the American Revolution, but an act of terrorism. In an excerpt