Birthday of Samuel Colt (born 1814) and Gaston Glock (born 1929).

July nineteenth is coincidentally the birthday of handgun designers Samuel Colt (born 1814, pictured) and Gaston Glock (born 1929).

SurvivalBlog Writing Contest

In the present day we current one other entry for Spherical 107 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The prizes for this spherical embrace:

First Prize:

  1. The photovoltaic energy specialists at Quantum Harvest LLC  are providing a store-wide 10% off coupon. Relying on the mannequin chosen, this might be value greater than $2000.
  2. A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificates. This can be utilized for any of their one, two, or three-day course (a $1,095 worth),
  3. Two cases of Mountain House freeze-dried assorted entrees in #10 cans, courtesy of Prepared Made Assets (a $350 worth),
  4. A $250 gift certificate good for any product from Sunflower Ammo,
  5. American Gunsmithing Institute (AGI) is offering a $300 certificate good towards any of their DVD training courses.
  6. Two units of The Civil Defense Manual, (in two volumes) — a $193 worth — kindly donated by the creator, Jack Lawson.

Second Prize:

  1. A course certificates from onPoint Tactical for the prize winner’s choice of three-day civilian courses, excluding these restricted for navy or authorities groups. Three-day onPoint programs usually value $795.
  2. A SIRT STIC AR-15/M4 Laser Coaching Package deal, courtesy of Subsequent Degree Coaching, that has a mixed retail worth of $679
  3. A $300 present certificates from, good for any of their merchandise: Dwelling freeze dryers, strain canners, Nation Residing grain mills, Emergency Necessities meals, and way more.
  4. Two 1,000-foot spools of full mil-spec U.S.-made 750 paracord (in-stock colours solely) from (a $240 worth).
  5. Two Super Survival Pack seed collections, a $150 worth, courtesy of Seed for Safety, LLC,
  6. A transferable $150 FRN buy credit score from Elk Creek Company, towards the acquisition of any pre-1899 vintage gun. There may be no paperwork required for supply of pre-1899 weapons into most states, making them the final bastion of firearms buying privateness!

Third Prize:

  1. Three sets each of made-in-USA common and wide-mouth reusable canning lids. (It is a whole of 300 lids and 600 gaskets.) This prize is courtesy of Harvest Guard (a $270 worth)
  2. A Royal Berkey water filter, courtesy of Directive 21 (a $275 worth),
  3. Montana Survival Seed is offering a $225 present code for any objects on its web site, together with natural non-GMO seeds, fossils, 1812-1964 US silver, jewellery, botany books, and Montana beeswax.
  4. A transferable $150 FRN buy credit score from Elk Creek Company, towards the acquisition of any pre-1899 vintage gun.

Greater than $825,000 value of prizes have been awarded since we began operating this contest. We not too long ago polled blog readers, asking for suggested article topics. Check with that ballot when you haven’t but chosen an article subject. Spherical 107 ends on July thirty first, so get busy writing and e-mail us your entry. Keep in mind that there’s a 1,500-word minimal, and that articles on sensible “how-to” abilities for survival have a bonus within the judging.

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