Category: Clothing & Gear

Headlamps on the Homestead

By , April 23, 2017

Recently, while revisiting an old post on the importance of headlamps in our life (see Headlamps: Don’t Leave Home Without Them!) I saw how out of date it had become in terms of preferred gear on our homestead. I didn’t even recognize the name, Streamlight Enduro, our most trusted headlamp back then.

It seems time for an update, even as we move into the lighter months of the year, when headlamps hardly get used at all.

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Henry AR 7 Survival Rifle

By , April 5, 2017

I recently bought a Henry AR 7 survival rifle. The Air Force developed this .22 for their pilots in the 1950s. It’s now manufactured by the Henry Repeating Arms Company.

The weapon breaks down and stores in its own waterproof stock, providing a compact small game rifle for survival in the event of losing one’s plane. In our case, it’s a bug out rifle.

I don’t usually write much about my weapons collection. I’d like to talk more about guns here, but it doesn’t seem wise, nor would it interest some of our readers. However, this one feels right to share, as others may benefit from the information.

Henry AR 7 Survival Rifle

Henry AR 7 Survival Rifle with spare magazine (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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