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How to Make Your Bug-Out Bag Modular

January 19, 2019 Dan Stevens 2

by Contributing Author Ah, the BOB. The prepper standby and source of constant tinkering, consternation and much discussion. There are a 1,001 ways to choose, fill and pack a BOB, but one method in particular […]

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20 Ways to Secure Your Gun

January 17, 2019 Charles 0

by Charles Gun ownership carries with it many responsibilities. The responsibility to be safe, be effective, and always know the status and condition of your firearms to prevent tragedy. A significant part of the latter […]

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The Top Bartering Skills to Have Post-Collapse

January 13, 2019 Tara 4

by Tara When preparing for a doomsday disaster, we must also prep to survive (perhaps even thrive) during what comes next. Stockpiling items for bartering purposes is a common prepping practice, but thinking beyond what […]

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Scavenging for Supplies Post-SHTF

January 2, 2019 Charles 5

by Charles The image of a rugged and ragged survivor picking their way through the charred, ashen corpse of society after some pivotal and epoch changing catastrophe is an enduring one in apocalyptic fiction of […]

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Signaling 101 for Survival

December 27, 2018 Nick O'Law 0

by Nick O’Law In a survival situation communication can be vital and proficiency in signaling could save your life, or at least make it a lot easier. Anybody who works in the outdoors learns at […]

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A Rant about Political Correctness

December 19, 2018 Derrick Krane 6

by Derrick Krane The following is all my opinion so I could be wrong about some things Opening thoughts: Here we are:: Radical Islamic terrorists driving trucks or vans into crowds, or stabbing people. If […]

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Basics of Homeschooling for Preppers

December 15, 2018 Tara 0

by Tara The vast majority of preppers homeschool their children instead of sending them off each day to government school. In fact, there are now more American families (preppers or not) educating their children at […]

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The Top 10 Handguns under 500 Bucks

December 7, 2018 Charles 1

by Charles Handgunners today enjoy a market crowded with excellent options. Some writers and experts have dubbed the current era of firearms a second golden age at least so far as refinement, if not innovation […]

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Top 7 EDC Mistakes to Avoid

December 3, 2018 Charles 2

by Charles EDC is more than just an acronym for a collection of stuff you choose to carry around; EDC is now shorthand for a lifestyle choice, one in which a selection of carefully chosen […]

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How to Heat Yourself in an Emergency

November 21, 2018 Tara 0

by Tara Staying warm during a long-term disaster will be as essential to your survival as having access to water and food. Failure to stay warm can lead not only to the obvious frostbite and […]

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Fly-Tying 101

November 14, 2018 Derrick Krane 0

by Derrick Krane I went through a rough period financially after getting out of graduate school. I could not find work in my chosen field, criminal psychology. I worked per diem (as needed/as available) at […]

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Gun Control: Good or Bad?

October 20, 2018 Carmen Amedori 1

by Carmen Amedori In the words of John R. Lott, Jr., “More Guns, Less Crime.” I first meet Mr. Lott in 2000 when he came to testify against the Glendenning “smart gun” legislation. I presented […]