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

Homemade Survival Gear and Tools

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by Shannon Immediately after you find yourself in a dangerous situation, most people think first about how they’re going to defend and protect themselves. Often, the situation will give you little leeway and there’s an even smaller chance that you just happen to have the proper resources within reach. This is why having the basic … Read more

What are the Best Survival Flashlights?

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by contributing author When you are preparing for a potential disaster, the type of flashlight you buy can make it or break it. Most people think all flashlights are equal. If it shines pretty bright and is fairly durable, it will get the job done in any situation. This way of thinking, however, is foolish … Read more

The Best Holsters for SHTF Survival

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The worst part about buying a new gun… is the cost of all the accessories! It seems that your estimated amount you allot for the purchase of a new firearm doubles or triples by the time you’re finished getting everything you need with it. If you buy a new handgun, especially one for serious purposes, … Read more

SHTF Supplies for Medical Emergencies

By: Tess Pennington When there is a  medical emergency, time is of the essence. Typically, medical rescue workers who respond to accidents work swiftly by having their supplies organized and at times, pre-assembled (wound care, trauma packs) to treat patients more efficiently. Having these items pre-packaged cuts down on response time, and gives the responders more of an … Read more

My Top 10 Must-Have Bug Out Bag Items

By BadVooDooDaddy This post really made me think about what those top 10 items would be.  I had to do a bit of thinking and soul searching to come up with these items.  There are quite a few that didn’t make the list but it did make me realize that I really don’t need some … Read more

Two Good Multi Use Chemicals for Your Bug out Bag

There have been many good articles on items that are needed for an emergency kit.  In this article I will discuss two easy to purchase chemicals that have multiple practical uses. These two chemicals are glycerin and potassium permanganate. Many of you have probably seen the videos on how to use these chemicals to start a … Read more