10 Must Bring Camping Essentials

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by Jesse There are two ways of going camping successfully; the comfortable one and the not so comfortable option! Camping often conjures up images of a tent, a clear but starry sky and the glow of the campfire. Of course, this is one option, but it’s no longer the only one. Camping in your RV … Read more

What’s the best multitool for edc?

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by Eric How many times have you ever been out and about on your daily business and found yourself needing a screwdriver or a pair of pliers? No? So it’s just me then? Yeah, I find myself in need of a tool of some sort several times throughout the day, but then, I do a … Read more

20 Places to Hide Your Valuables

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by Teresa Hiding your valuables is an essential prepping skill, no doubt about it. In case of SHTF, the likelihood of your house being broken into sill skyrocket… This is why it’s important to keep your stuff as inaccessible as possible… things like birth certificates, gold, silver, and other vital items. You’ll get lots of … Read more

What Are The Best Martial Arts for Preppers?

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by Alexander To even begin to answer this question we must first define a few terms. One, what do we mean by marital arts and two, why would preppers need them? The true meaning of martial arts are those skills that are required by military personnel. This is a very broad category encompassing many, many … Read more

The Best Handguns for Home Defense

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by Reaper Home defense is a crucial cornerstone for anyone living in today’s crime-filed world, and no matter what the media tries to tell us, we all know that the pen doesn’t always beat the sword. It’s not like you’re going to take the time, or risk trying to talk yourself out of a life … Read more

Socialism in Venezuela: The Ultimate Cautionary Tale

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by Isabella The devastating crisis in Venezuela has been going on for years, though mostly below the fold of our nation’s mainstream newspapers and websites. And as the citizens of this once prosperous, oil-rich nation are literally running out of trash to rummage through for sustenance, leftist celebrities who once praised the socialist government of … Read more

The Best SHTF Rifle Cartridge

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by a guest contributor The AR 15 has a reputation as a SHTF firearm, and while there is a reason for this reputation, a lot of us forget exactly why it’s one of the better options. We stock up on the 5.56×45 NATO and the tactical rifles that are chambered for this cartridge, and we … Read more

Top 5 Best Pistols for SHTF

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by Eric Ahhh, guns, my favorite subject. What are the top 5 pistols, or should we say handguns, for a SHTF event? Well, that would depend on a few factors. One would be the users experience with handguns. Another would be whether it is intended to cover all your needs or solely intended as a … Read more

7 Ammo Storage Tips Every Gun Owner Should Know

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Whether you are a frequent shooter or not, stocking up on ammo is a must for any prepper. Not only is ammo useful for self defense in a SHTF situation, but it will also be needed for hunting and trade. Because it is so useful, robust, and doesn’t expire quickly, ammo will most likely become … Read more

Critical Items for your Bug Out Bag

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If you want to start building your bug out bag but don’t know which items to buy first, look no further. There is a list of 9 critical items everyone should have, whether they are in a wilderness, rural or urban setting. These 9 items should not be compromised upon: they need to be of the highest … Read more

Everyday Carry Kits for Kids

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Have you ever thought about what your kid carries with him every day? While you can expect him or her to be able to survive any disaster, making sure he has these survival items with him in his backpack could make a huge difference. This article written on Everyday Carry Experts shows exactly which edc items to get … Read more

Check Out The Best Survival Backpacks

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via BugOutBagExperts.com Finding the right backpack to keep your BOB items in is not an easy task. You need something reliable, you need something you can carry. Depending on your age, sex, location, climate, level of fitness and so on, you need to make a decision on which backpack to get. Hint: if you’re on a tight budget, you might … Read more

How to pack a bug out bag

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via BugOutBagExperts.com If you want to optimize your bug out bag to save space, make it lighter or simply to fit more gear, know there is a lot you an do. From figuring out the right backpack and containers to knowing cool tips to pack them all together, you should definitely spend some time on this. One way … Read more

Do you Have These Go Bag Essentials?

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by Nicholas Revised & updated November 2018 by Derrick Krane It’s not uncommon for preppers to use the terms Go Bag’ and Bug Out Bag as if they were the same thing. But the reality is that a Go Bag and Bug Out Bag are two vastly different setups. They each have different intended purposes, … Read more

How to Get Fuel Mileage from Your BOV

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by Ryan Many survivalists and preppers have a vehicle specifically designated for bugging out. If your bug out location is more than about 30 miles from your home, a vehicle may be your best option. However, fuel may be hard to come by. In many disaster scenarios fuel costs would skyrocket, gas stations would be … Read more

Reasons You Should Stockpile Coffee

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by Shannon If you’re one of those folks, living in a nine-to-five world and just trying to make it through another day without falling asleep in random places, coffee is a blessing. Some people don’t function unless they’re on the second cup of coffee. One fun fact about coffee is that it was associated with … Read more