Results for home defense
- New products to improve the security of your doors
Doors are the most common points of entry for burglars and home invaders. The fact is that most doors are designed to keep honest people out and are easily breached with one to three good kicks. Rarely are tools needed to kick open a door, and ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Feb 16 2016 - 7:52pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments
- How would you have fared in this home invasion attempt?
Watch this home security video of a recent Philadelphia home invasion attempt and honestly ask yourself: If these guys had done the same thing at my house, how would it have turned out? (Don't just read my description of the home invasion ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Jul 16 2015 - 10:51am - 7 comments - 0 attachments
- Time to batten down the hatches?
Michael Snyder, in his signature way, is advising readers to batten down the hatches regarding your safety based on recent developments. I live in Philadelphia so I battened down my hatches a long time ago. However, just this week a began carrying a ...
Discussion - thc0655 - May 27 2015 - 1:57pm - 6 comments - 0 attachments
- Real world survival tips from Ukraine (via FerFAL)
FerFAL, author of Surviving the Economic Collapse , recently posted some very valuable survival tips on his website gleaned from people who are surviving in the current civil war in Ukraine. There are numerous very valuable lessons we can learn from ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Mar 6 2015 - 5:26pm - 14 comments - 0 attachments
- Home invasion armed response on camera
In an apartment building, a crazed man kicks in his neighbor's door wielding a machete intent on killing the two people inside. The resident locks his door but when the crazed, homicidal man kicks in his door he fires three shots from his handgun, ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Jan 23 2015 - 7:02pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- "Bump key" burglaries
Here's a news story about a string of "bump key" burglaries in South Jersey all committed by the same suspect. Considering how easy it is to gain entry into a home using a bump key and considering you can watch how-to videos on the ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Dec 18 2014 - 9:53am - 4 comments - 0 attachments
- Mega-burglary in "super safe" suburb
Here's a megaburglary ($200,000 in jewelry and whatever else was in the safe) in a so-called "super safe" suburb (Moorestown, NJ). The house looks to me to be worth well north of $1 million. The homeowners went away for the weekend ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Aug 12 2014 - 10:24am - 9 comments - 0 attachments
- Malaysia Peak Prosperity
To share, support and inspire our profound experiences for like minded individuals. (agriculture, Chris Martenson, community, energy, event, farming, food, food ...
Group - Ian Siow - Jul 20 2014 - 2:07pm - 0 comments
- Peak Prosperity in the Mitten
We invite preparedness-minded people in Michigan to join us for discussion and sharing. We seek to apply Peak Prosperity principles, news and information to our region. Let's see what happens and where interested families can work together in ...
Group - Jodi Stanley - Jun 29 2014 - 9:51pm - 0 comments
- Don't hide gold in your dresser!
If you must hide valuables at home (instead of in a private vault or bank safe deposit box), at least make them hard to find. I handled a burglary recently in which the burglar was in the victim's house for at least 30 minutes but DIDN'T ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Jun 30 2014 - 3:19pm - 13 comments - 0 attachments
- Fortify your doors
Fortify your door! I handled a burglary recently which illustrates several facts about securing your home from burglars. The victim in this case lives in condo in a building with 6 floors and 24 units. The victim’s condo would probably sell ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Jun 30 2014 - 2:36pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments
- Prevent burglar's entry through your garage
I have previously shared that I responded to the burglary of an NFL player's home in which entry by the burglars was gained through the garage door. The entry was gained by breaking one of the small pieces of glass in the garage door, then using ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Mar 25 2014 - 11:19am - 4 comments - 0 attachments
- Mother repels three home invaders with rifle
A Detroit mother repels three home invaders with a rifle: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/mother-opens-fire-on-home-invaders-to-pro... Take aways: 1. Most modern doors are just this EASY to breach: no tools, no skill. Just a few kicks ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Feb 19 2014 - 10:20pm - 13 comments - 0 attachments
- Clever thieves use your electronics against you
The following link highlights two clever burglaries/thefts in which the criminals used the victims' electronic gadgets against them. In the first, criminals broke into the victims's car while they were at a football game. Among the items ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Jan 15 2014 - 12:20am - 4 comments - 0 attachments
- Keltec Su-16
Correction: My main defense rifle is a Springfield M1A and it is awesome (as well as long, heavy and expensive to shoot). So, I have been considering adding a lightweight 5.56 mm type semiautomatic rifle to my gun safe. I was leaning toward a ...
Discussion - bob980 - Jan 6 2014 - 5:02pm - 18 comments - 0 attachments
- Gangster scarecrows in Detroit
Westcoastjan shared a great news article in the 11/29/13 daily digest which I couldn't resist commenting on and inviting you to think about for your own situations. Gangster scarecrows keep robbers away from Detroit home by ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Nov 29 2013 - 5:22pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- Home invasion so easy a cave man could do it!
Here's a home invasion so easy a cave man could do it! In fact when the three perps are caught, I'm betting they will turn out to be the modern equivalent of cave men: IQ below 90, significant criminal history, and failures in every aspect of ...
Discussion - thc0655 - Oct 23 2013 - 11:35am - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- Washington, DC Resiliency Group
An information-sharing forum to foster a resilient community in the Greater Washington, DC Region. (agriculture, alarm system, burglary, capitol, chickens, Chris ...
Group - KatieLoovis - Oct 14 2013 - 5:00pm - 0 comments
- The Firearms Debate: Are firearms an asset or liability?
Firearms are a liability 11% (8 votes) Firearms are an asset 89% (68 votes) Total votes: 76 Firearms: Asset or Liability? So, here it is. This year has watched the pot ...
Poll - A. M. - Oct 13 2013 - 1:20pm - 82 comments
Hello, I am going to be building a home. Small to start , I do not want to have to permit as I have been studying for awhile on so many topics about this gov. rules and regulations that they would like me to believe I should follow. My dilemma is ...
Discussion - mirasdream - Oct 1 2013 - 1:56am - 0 comments - 0 attachments