Contact!/Rapid Fire! by Max Velocity

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Contact!/Rapid Fire! by Max Velocity

Post by jimothy_183 » Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:04 am

Contact!: A Tactical Manual for Post Collapse Survival

Rapid Fire!: Tactics for High Threat, Protection and Combat Operations
Max Velocity wrote: Authors note on choosing Contact or Rapid Fire: Contact and Rapid Fire are not designed as sequels, but are aimed at different audiences. There is an amount of material, the main bulk of the tactical stuff, which is common to both books. It is not intended that you buy both, just one or the other depending on your requirements. extra information
Max Velocity wrote:This manual is the result of a detailed consideration of a societal collapse and the civil shift and aftermath that would impact individuals and families who are intent on survival. The purpose of this manual is to provide information to enhance security, tactics and survival skills of law-abiding citizens who are faced with civil disorder, lawlessness, violence and physical threat in a post-collapse environment. The information in this manual is derived from years of experience gained from service with special operations forces (SOF) followed by extensive employment as a security contractor in hostile environments including Iraq and Afghanistan. It is a distillation of military and security training, principles, and tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) adapted to the threat and environment anticipated in this type of scenario in order to provide knowledge needed to train to survive in a world turned upside down. It is no longer just survival of the fittest but survival of those prepared. The manual will take you from self-defense as an individual, team and family, both pre and post collapse, and move on to tactics, techniques, procedures and training that can be used by tactical teams that you may need to form in order to survive. In a serious post-event scenario, one of total collapse with several months or years before recovery, families, groups and communities may be forced to create such tactical defense forces to protect personnel, loved ones and resources against marauders. There is something in this manual for both the tactical newbie and the military veteran.
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Re: Contact!/Rapid Fire! by Max Velocity

Post by Dramaticus » Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:08 pm

Just ordered the book, "Contact! A tactical manual for post collapse survival". YAY! Looking forward to read it :D
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Re: Contact!/Rapid Fire! by Max Velocity

Post by Ryan » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:23 pm

Thoughts so far on the book Dramatikk?
CQB-TEAM Education and Motivation.

"Pragmatism over theory."
"Anyone with a weapon is just as deadly as the next person."
"Unopposed CQB is always a success, if you wanted you could moonwalk into the room holding a Pepsi."

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Re: Contact!/Rapid Fire! by Max Velocity

Post by Dramaticus » Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:44 pm

Ryan wrote:Thoughts so far on the book Dramatikk?
So far, I think this is a very informative book, and it goes deep in detail when it comes to patroling and communication. On the other hand, this book does not go too deep in detail when it comes to urban warfare. I felt that the author barely scratched the surface on the chapter conserning OBUA. Also, I do agree with people that say that this book is not easy to read if you have absolutely no military or police experience. Atleast, I have to read this book a couple times more, just to make sure I get the complete understanding of this book.

Going to read this book, Ryan? :)
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Re: Contact!/Rapid Fire! by Max Velocity

Post by Ryan » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:36 pm

I was thinking about getting it. I'll probably get around to reading it.
Still stuck in guerrilla warfare books! They're too interesting. :lol:
CQB-TEAM Education and Motivation.

"Pragmatism over theory."
"Anyone with a weapon is just as deadly as the next person."
"Unopposed CQB is always a success, if you wanted you could moonwalk into the room holding a Pepsi."

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Re: Contact!/Rapid Fire! by Max Velocity

Post by jimothy_183 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:00 am

Well I find that the sentiments from Dramaticus to be much like those from someone who reviewed the book Light Infantry Tactics for small teams by Christopher Larsen. It has more of a "for dummies" approach to military tactics but doesn't do too much for the urban side of things. The thing about that is that if you wanted the book to go into the same amount of detail as the patrolling and comms for urban ops then the book would probably end up being double the size or at least 1.5X bigger.
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Re: Contact!/Rapid Fire! by Max Velocity

Post by Ryan » Sun Feb 17, 2013 11:51 pm

Yeah, I might look into getting it. I was just looking at some reviews and stumbled upon his youtube training video...



Pretty beefy.
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"Pragmatism over theory."
"Anyone with a weapon is just as deadly as the next person."
"Unopposed CQB is always a success, if you wanted you could moonwalk into the room holding a Pepsi."

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Re: Contact!/Rapid Fire! by Max Velocity

Post by jimothy_183 » Sat Nov 16, 2013 2:48 pm

A second edition of Contact is now available on amazon that apparently has over 200 new pages of info. Ordered it and will report back on what it's like.
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