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22 Clever Uses for Sandbags

July 9, 2020 Tara Dodrill 0

Sandbags are excellent at keeping back flood water, and deserve a spot on every homesteader’s supply list – even if they live far away from the floodplain. They’re really cheap to buy, and have almost […]

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The Right Way to Bury Money

July 2, 2020 Tim Makay 0

If you are like me you have probably long hoped that you would come across some buried money in your excavations. It is a pleasant thought, but you likely have not given much serious thought […]

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30 Reasons to Stockpile Alcohol for SHTF

June 29, 2020 Jeanie 3

This sounds counter intuitive doesn’t it? Stockpiling alcohol however doesn’t mean being drunk and disorderly and unable to cope with the situation… In fact, there are a number of very good reasons why you should […]

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The Legality of Living off Grid

June 10, 2020 Tara Dodrill 2

Living off the grid is the solution found by more and more people who either want to prepare for a long-term disaster, or just want a quiet, self sufficient life. However, moving away from crowded […]

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Review of the SIG Pro SP 2022

June 3, 2020 Tim Makay 0

Many companies become known and famous for their products, with the most successful ones going on to become iconic or indicative of what the company produces. Gun manufacturers are certainly no exception, with some of […]

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How to Bug In – The Ultimate Guide

May 30, 2020 Tim Makay 1

Bugging out is often thought to be the ideal response to all sorts of problems for preppers, but despite its iconic place in pepperdom, in most situations you are likely better off staying put, hunkering […]

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51 EMP-Proof Tools and Items to Stockpile

May 15, 2020 Tim Makay 10

An EMP places pretty high on most preppers list of theoretically possible mega-disasters. A man-made or naturally occurring electromagnetic pulse can conceivably crash or destroy the vast majority of electronics or the power grid in […]

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How to Purify Water with Bleach

May 9, 2020 Tim Makay 2

It is common to find bleach in abundance within the stashes and caches of preppers all over the globe. This is because bleach is something of a chemical multi-tool, just as handy as sanitizing surfaces […]

Why Exactly Are MREs So Expensive?

April 27, 2020 Tim Makay 0

You will commonly encounter preppers stocking, stashing, praising and pillorying MREs, those ubiquitous pouched meals that seemingly never expire. Everyone that has ever served in the military is well acquainted, but these infamous transportable rations, […]

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The Philosophy of Ayn Rand

April 23, 2020 Tim Makay 1

Ayn Rand was right. She was. But I have little doubt even the title of this article will make a certain percentage of the readership’s heads explode, a font of impotent rage. This is a […]

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How Long Does Canned SPAM Last?

April 20, 2020 Tim Makay 5

Ah, glorious Spam. That beloved blue can is a staple in pantries all across America and the world. Greatly favored by campers for its convenience, homeowners who want a quick bite and even preppers for its […]