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Fighting fire when the SHTF

April 30, 2012 Rourke 2

  By FireGrump   We often talk about all the things to do to prepare for the worst. Whether it’s eco-collapse, terrorism, natural catastrophe-whatever, we also have to think about protecting ourselves from fire. No, […]

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Why I prepare…….from Beckie

April 27, 2012 Rourke 1

  by Beckie Barnhart     Gee someone other than my family is posting this question to me, why do I prepare?  With the Internet allowing access to so much information and news, things start […]

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Why I Prepare………by Sally

April 26, 2012 Rourke 1

 by Sally Decker                   The lifestyle choice to prep was not one I accepted willingly, I came kicking and screaming into this life.   It began when I watched the mess that Katrina had left behind.  […]

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Preparation – Will You Make the Cut?

April 25, 2012 Rourke 2

by Dakota D. Ellis   The world has never been a place of one hundred percent bliss. However, it is apparent that the world is becoming an increasingly difficult place to inhabit peacefully. With such things […]

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Why I Prepare by Benjammin

April 24, 2012 Rourke 3

In 2005 my presence was requested in Iraq and I went over as a civilian contractor for the Army for a year.  Due to my upbringing, I had always been a bit of a survival […]

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Why I Prepare? … from Ben

April 23, 2012 Rourke 2

Why do I prepare?   That is a tricky question isn’t it? Everyone has their reasons and most of those reasons don’t make sense to others.   The reason I prep:   Well for most […]

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Hunting Skills for Preppers

April 22, 2012 Rourke 3

by SP Many preppers invest a lot of time and money into food storage.   I have seen and read many instances where some folks have been able to accumulate as much as 50,000 pounds of […]

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Survival’s Greatest Meaning

April 21, 2012 Rourke 0

by Paul Moore I know if your like me your into survival. You can read it, watch it,  and take a class if you want on how to stay alive. I know that for myself […]

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Improvised Medicine

April 20, 2012 Rourke 4

An introduction by the Veridian Caballero As a prepper it becomes easy to dream up worst case scenarios. From fires, floods and other natural disasters to man-made catastrophes such as an NBC attack, socio-economic collapse […]

Feeling like doing some reading?

April 15, 2012 Rourke 8

I have been loading up my Kindle Fire with several books and ebooks. Although I struggle finding the time to read all of them, I often browse chapters for specific info. I am currently reading […]

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Guest Post: Community

April 15, 2012 Rourke 2

Community is something we hear about in prepping circles but it is usually spoken of in very vague terms and with little explanation.  A community is necessary because in a SHTF or WROL situation you […]

Guest Post: The First Prep

April 14, 2012 Rourke 2

  My family and I are new to prepping in the sense of the Survival Triangle.  Water/Food, Shelter/Heat, and Protection all tied together by energy make up this Survival Triangle.  These are the things we […]

Interview: Brian Howard, author

April 12, 2012 Rourke 0

  I am very fortunate to score an interview with Brian Howard, author of When Things Go Boom.   I have recently download a copy of Brian’s book onto my Kindle Fire and have not […]

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Guest Post: Three Lessons from the Desert

April 8, 2012 Rourke 0

By SD   Lessons of survival and preparedness can be learned anywhere, but rarely are they as memorable as those taught by the desert. Here in the Sonoran Desert of southern Arizona, the summertime temperature […]

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Why I Prepare….. by Valerie

April 7, 2012 Rourke 10

  Why do I prep for the uncertainty that looms before us? I’ve never really answered that question outside of my family. No one really knows what I do. Not because I’m ashamed or worried […]