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I guess my hopes for peaceful protests in Ferguson was a dream. Pretty pathetic the violence, property destruction, and flag burning. Those US flags the “protesters” are burning – – hundreds of thousands of people died for that flag. Show some respect. Pathetic. Half the protesters are there just to cause trouble and the other half are taking selfies on their Obama phones so they can post on Facebook that they are there. Going

Continue reading From the Desk of John Rourke – November 26th, 2014

Author: Rourke
Posted: November 26, 2014, 12:15 am

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Continue reading Black Friday Sale at JRH Enterprises

Author: Rourke
Posted: November 26, 2014, 12:14 am


by Benjamin Thomas


For anyone new to everyday carry the biggest hurdle to overcome is not so much gun selection as holster selection. Admittedly it all comes down to a very personal choice – but for someone just deciding to add a carry gun to their every day routine – help to narrow down the choice might save some money!


I have tried over a dozen different styles of holsters and I

Continue reading Every Day Carry…..

Author: Rourke
Posted: November 26, 2014, 12:11 am

As I type this I am watching the announcement of the Grand Jury verdict finding that there was not sufficient evidence to charge Officer Wilson with a crime in shooting Michael Brown.

Police in riot gear pouring out of the building in preparation of rioting/violence/whatever. I suspect it will be a long night in Ferguson and I hope peaceful. The Grand Jury heard the facts and next to Officer Wilson are the best positioned to

Continue reading From the Desk of John Rourke – Ferguson Verdict

Author: Rourke
Posted: November 25, 2014, 2:49 am

Blast from the Past: This post was originally posted here – The WonderMill Junior Deluxe Grain/Flour Mill is currently one of the prizes up for grabs in the ongoing MSO Guest Post Contest.



I am relatively new to grain mills. Last year I started purchasing varieties of wheat to supplement my food storage program and needed a method to grind it. I picked up a small manual grinder which worked

Continue reading Equipment Review: WonderMill Junior Deluxe Grain/Flour Mill

Author: Rourke
Posted: November 25, 2014, 12:10 am


Power on the Go

Introcircuit 11200mAh External Battery Pack – best value around

Powerbot 2600mAh Battery Pack – I own a couple of these and they work great.

Anker 320000mAh Portable Battery Pack



I am Legend

The Crazies




YouTube Video’s

Chiappa Little Badger 17 HMR

Which Meds Should You Store

Strike One: Performance Review

How to Make a PVC Bow – Powerful





Continue reading Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

Author: Rourke
Posted: November 25, 2014, 12:05 am


Sometimes your the windshield. Sometimes your the bug.

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I have been thinking of buying a Parrot AR 2.0 Drone. Looks like it would be a blast to mess with and may just have some “prepper” uses.

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So looking forward to having this Thursday and Friday off. Hoping to get some much needed rest and just become a coach potato. Probably won’t

Continue reading From the Desk of John Rourke – November 24th, 2014

Author: Rourke
Posted: November 24, 2014, 12:15 am

by ALC


Like you, I’ve been reading about the problems Rourke has been having getting his homemade radio repeater working recently. Owning only a single Baofeng I wasn’t able to do any testing to offer any advice. I have been tinkering with my own repeater solution for the past month or so though, but you could say I cheated right from the start and bought a dual band handheld that already had a repeater

Continue reading Building a Bucket Ham Repeater

Author: Rourke
Posted: November 24, 2014, 12:13 am

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