The point of prepping is because you never know when something will go wrong. It could be a natural disaster like hurricane Katrina or a blackout. You should always keep a few items on yourself to ensure you’ll be ready for any disaster or storm that comes your way.
It’s always smart to have some sort of fire starter on hand. Example: Lighter, matches, flint… I personally prefer to always carry some flint on my person. Lighters are my [...]
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Each year I throw out a few ideas for preparedness items to give away to friends and family…..or maybe even for yourself. Assuming the world doesn’t end prior to Christmas – here is this years line up:
Books: fiction and non-fiction
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If you haven’t made your way over to BestKnifeDeals.com and BestPreparednessDeals.com give ‘em a shot. Both feature daily deals – Monday thru Friday.
BestKnifeDeals.com features – you guessed it…knives. A wide variety of knives from utility, hunting, pocket and even swords are showcased every day at the nest possible prices.
BestPreparednessDeals.com presents a different preparedness item every day. All kind of stuff like flashlights, batteries, water filters, firearm accessories, food storage products, cooking equipment, books, knives, and more.
Anyway’s - check [...]
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I have a very special announcement……and an invitation.
Today is the official re-launch of a new website that I have started…..BestPreparednessDeals.com.
Like many preppers I have been trying to stock up on various supplies over the past few years. Prior to each purchase I would do a substantial amount of research to get the absolute best price possible. After all – I am on a budget like many others and try to stretch my dollars as far as possible. The purchasing [...]
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This post was originally published here - http://modernsurvivalonline.com/what-to-do-with-1000-right-now/.
A little while back I read a post over at IfItHitstheFan.com concerning a recommendation on where to spend $900 on survival & preparedness preps.
I love thinking about stuff like this. It is sorta like “What would I do if I won the lottery?”
Back to reality.
There are many people across this great country that are just now seeing the light and beginning there preps. For many of these newcomers the question of where [...]
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This is the fourth installment of a monthly series called “Call to Action”. Call to Action (CTA) is a monthly reminder to review one part of your prep’s and strengthen it.
#1 – Food
#2 – Shelter
#3 – Water
Fuel is often overlooked as an essential survival prep. It is not exciting and “cool” like a GLOCK 17 pistol or a Buck Hoodlum knife…..but have none and life will become much more difficult.
Fuel for transportation may become difficult to obtain depending upon the situation at hand. After Hurricane Hugo there [...]
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The Top 5 Preparedness Items you MUST own NOW—and cost less than $20.00 each
People spend thousands of dollars on the latest and greatest preparedness equipment in their preparations for when the SHTF. Too often the most common sense and inexpensive items are overlooked.
Here are the Top 5 Preparedness Items you MUST own NOW—and cost less than $20.00 each.
#1. Matches—Fire provides heat. Fire provides the ability to cook. Fire can boil water. Fire [...]
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This is the third installment of a monthly series called “Call to Action”. Call to Action (CTA) is a monthly reminder to review one part of your prep’s and strengthen it.
Water is taken for granted in many countries – but especially in the United States. Most all have crystal clear water at the turn of a knob or the twist of a bottle cap. Just imagine if the water stops flowing and the ability to grab a bottle of water ceases. Massive panic would set in and [...]
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Wanted to pass on some information that SurvivalGearBags.com has Paladin Go Bags in stock and ready to ship. These bags are in high demand and can sell out quickly – so if interested – don’t wait too long.
Beyond the Go Bag – SurvivalGearBags has tons and tons of other survival and preparedness items.
Check ‘em out – click HERE. Oh – all items are all shipped FREE!
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If you are not familiar with Emergency Essentials – they are an industry leader in the preparedness industry. For years and years they have been offering an excellent selection of preparedness supplies at excellent prices.
Each month they place numerous items On Sale – and May is no different.
Click on the banner above to take a gander at this months sale.
There are some great deals to take advantage of.
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From Rourke: This post was originally published over at SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. It can be seen in its original format HERE.
It doesn’t take a ton of money to get prepared. Many of us – “seasoned citizens” or not – live on a tight budget. I took a trip to my local Wally-World to check out some inexpensive supplies that can be purchased for less than $10.00.
Here are a few:
Batteries – Needed for flashlights, radio’s and any other electronic devices that may be [...]
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My weeks are usually busier than a one-arm paper hanger, this week has been no different.
Ammunition seems to becoming a little more available – at least .223 and 5.56. In the past week or so I picked up close to 400 rounds averaging $10 for a box of 20. Cost is higher than several months ago – but cheaper than many places. I also picked up one box of 50 rounds 45 ACP.
I put a Para Expert 1911 .45 on [...]
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New on the preparedness supplies scene, Dan’s Depot is generating some excitement. Combining excellent customer service, a massive and growing selection, and great prices – it does not take long looking around their website to see these folks have their act together.
Dan’s Depot is run by a team of professionals with experience in customer service, marketing – and survival and preparedness. Kinda makes sense, doesn’t it? Often running contests – Dan’s Depot right now is hosting a giveaway of one [...]
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Two NEW Products & Berkey® Discounts!
We’ve discounted two of our newest products here they are:
The Cube Stove (comes with 2 starter fuel disks)
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Humless 5 Watt Portable Solar Panel (with USB & multi-attachments)
Charges tablets, phones, & more! Built-In Adjustable Stand Suction Cups for Use in Car/Truck Easily Attaches [...]
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I just received some news that I wanted to pass on to everyone. Longtime ModernSurvivalOnline.com affiliate SurvivalGearBags.com just informed me they are now offering FREE SHIPPING on ALL orders.
In my discussions with Kelley over at SurvivalGearBags.com I made some suggestions on ho to reach out to more potential customers – including offering free shipping. Well – I know I am the all mighty and powerful John Rourke but he actually took me up on it.
SurvivalGearBags.com offers up a huge line [...]
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I have just found out that ReadyReserveAmmo.com is expecting a shipment of 5.56mm NATO 62 Grain XM855 Penetrator rounds this week. They are currently taking pre-orders.
I know many of you are looking for ammunition including 5.56mm. At the price that 5.56 ammunition is selling for – around $1.00 per round – take advantage of his deal. Currently they are selling 30 rounds in a long-term storage can or $16.95. This works out to be a bit above .50 cents a [...]
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What a stressful week. Flew by and now the weekend is almost over. Spent Saturday running kids around and then out for dinner with friends – then the “after-party”. I pretty much got nothing done that I had hoped for.
I have recently connected with a group of 5 like-minded individuals. We have met on a few occasions and will be doing so again this week. I am hoping that the five of us will gel – and develop a support system which [...]
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I wanted to get this information out as quickly as possible. I know that many of you – just like me – are looking for ammunition. Much of what I am able to find online is ridiculously expensive. I am happy to report that ModernSurvivalOnline sponsor ReadyReserveAmmo.com actually has some calibers in stock. For how long? Likely not much longer.
As of typing this Thursday night they have .22LR, 9mm, 40 S&W, and 38 Special.
Much of [...]
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Over the last few weeks have worked on adding some preps to my “system”. You will see there is an obvious emphasis on firearms and related material due to well known reasons.
Added 1800 rounds of misc .223/5.56mm ammunition Purchased a Bushmaster M4 Type Cabine – A2 sights with fixed, non-removalable handle
Added 1500 rounds of 9mm ammunition Added 5000 rounds of .22LR (mostly CCI – my favorite) Added 700 rounds of .30 Carbine Purchased, via private sale – Springfield XD45 with 5 13-rd magazines Added [...]
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Yesterday I had an incorrect link for a 300 Lumen Mini Cree Led Flashlight Torch Adjustable Focus Zoom Light Lamp. Link is corrected but figured I would throw this up to let anyone know that may have clicked on the non-corrected one.
Also since I have you: If you are looking for any 1911 magazines – BestTacticalDeals.com has some info on some that are currently in stock. How long in stock? Who knows.
Take care all –
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I am excited to announce a new website that falls under the Rourke “Umbrella” is now online – BestTacticalDeals.com.
BestTacticalDeals.com will highlight daily deals on tactical supplies from numerous sources. The goal is pass on exceptional bargains from around the ‘net on tactical supplies from grips, red dot sights, stocks, vests,…..to maybe even magazines (some day).
New deals will be published almost daily.
So, make your way over to BestTacticalDeals.com, check out the deal of the day, and subscribe to receive tactical daily [...]
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The folks over at CampingSurvival.com just informed me of a interesting new product they started carrying. Here’s some information -
Created and manufactured by Solo Scientific in the USA the Snare-Vival-Trap™ is a pocket sized survival snare system that is used to capture wild game or fish (see video below).
–CAN YOU THINK OF ANY OTHER CREATIVE USES FOR THE ITEM AND WHY IT WOULD BE GREAT TO KEEP IN YOUR POCKET AS IF [...]
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Emergency Essentials continues their incredible holiday sales by hosting a limited time Cyber Monday Sale – today only.
Check out the details below. Click on the picture to visit the Emergency Essentials website and take advantage of the awesome deals.
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