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We owe a big thank you to all of our customers who purchased survival and emergency items for themselves and their loved ones over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season (both from our online store, as well as the many vendor events we did).  We are forever grateful for having a such a dedicated and supportive fanbase/customerbase.

In fact, business was so good over the holiday season that we are currently SOLD OUT of many of our most popular items.  Rest assured that we are working with our distributors to replenish our stock as soon as possible.  Until we are replenished, please know that we are currently SOLD OUT of the following emergency and survival items:

  • The Ready Center Micro Lighter
  • Bear Grylls Ultimate Survival Knife
  • Boker Magnum Contender Knife
  • Boker Magnum Macro Stubby Knife
  • Cold Steel O KATANA
  • Cold Steel Survival Edge Knife (Black)
  • Comb Knife w/Bottle Opener
  • Fury 16″ Impact Baton
  • Coghlan’s LED Clip-On Headlamp
  • Gerber Mini-Paraframe Knife
  • HOVA Magnesium Flint Fire Steel
  • Keychain Whistle – Dark Blue
  • MagBar Fire Starters
  • Maglite Solitair Silver Flashlight
  • Maglite Solitair Black Flashlight
  • Mossberg Bantum Caping Knife
  • SABRE RED Pepper Spray .54oz. (Pink)
  • SABRE RED Pepper Spray .75oz Pocket Unit w/Clip (Black)
  • SABRE Self Defense Stun Gun (120,000 Volts)
  • SABRE Self Defense Stun Gun (200,00 Volts)
  • Swiss Tech Utili-Key
  • United Cutlery 13″ Impact Baton
  • United Cutlery 21″ Impact Baton
  • United Cutlery 26″ Impact Baton
  • UST B.A.S.E. Kit 1.0
  • UST Sabercut 2.5″ Folder (Orange)
  • UST Saber Kit Razor Saw (Orange)
  • UST Sparkie Fire Starter
  • UST Wetfire Fire Starting Tinder (8 pack)
  • UST Wetfire Fire Starting Tinder (12 pack)


Again, thank you.  Thank you for your understanding, thank you for your  support, and thank you for your Business.

If there is anything we at The Ready Center can do to better prepare you or your family for any disaster, large or small, please let us know.

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RCG Week 1

Greetings Ready Center Followers!  

We are well aware that without our loyal customers and readers, THE READY CENTER wouldn’t exist.  This month we are celebrating our One Year Anniversary and want to thank you for helping us make it all happen.  As a way to show our genuine gratitude for all of your support, we wanted to offer all of you the chance to win some really amazing products!

We are giving away four (4) Ready Center Gear Packages jammed full of some of our newest and most popular gear!  There will be four winners this month (one per giveaway) and on August 9, 16, 23, and 30 a new winner will be chosen for each of the Ready Center Gear Packages.  And entering to win is EASY.  Just click on the Rafflecopter entry link below!

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This week’s Ready Center Gear Package is shown above and includes:

  • 1 Wise Emergency Food Pouch
  • 1 Sabre Pepper Spray with Keychain Attachment
  • 1 Royal Crest 16 Function Slimline Knife
  • 1 Zippo Cedar Fire Starter
  • 1 Ready Center Ferrocerium Fire Starting Rod
  • 1 Hyper Red Keychain Clip

Enter via the link below for a chance to win everything shown above!  

a Rafflecopter giveaway

And remember to stop by in the upcoming weeks to view the next Ready Center Gear Package and enter to win!  Good Luck!

RCG Week 1




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Article Submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

Thanks for checkin back in with The Ready Center for your next installment of “Prepping on $20 a Paycheck.”  I apologize for not getting this out to you sooner, but I just got back from Kenai, Alaska where I was fishing using a technique called “dip-netting”.  You literally stand chest deep in a river while holding a 20 foot pole with a 5 foot fishing net on the end.  The goal is to try to catch the salmon as they swim out of the ocean and into the river system.  For the sake of keeping this story short, I’ll just say that it’s something I’ll never forget and gladly do again anytime.  If you ever get the chance to give it a try it, don’t even think twice.  Just do it.

As for what’s going on in the preparedness world, this pay period we are trying to prepare you for the most common after-effect of almost every major disaster out there: the loss of power.  And more specifically, the lack of lighting that (more…)

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

I have had the pleasure of living and surviving in the rigidly cold and darn near frozen states of North Dakota, Minnesota, and Alaska.  Spending the vast majority of my life within these three states I have learned to appreciate and enjoy the value of heat.  And for a lot of people, burning wood is a huge part of producing that heat.  The use of fire places and wood burning stoves as a source of heat has been around for thousands of years and to this day it is still a realistic and viable alternative to (more…)