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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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On Becoming Hard to Kill

July 8, 2018 Derrick Krane 3

by Derrick Krane Never make it easy for the bad guys. If anyone ever wants to assault you, rob you, rape you or kill you, it should be the hardest thing they have ever done […]

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Silenced Firearms for Survival

June 18, 2018 Chad 4

by Chad If you are in a situation where the discharge and report of your firearm carries inherent risk owing to disturbance, adding a silencer (AKA suppressor) is the ideal solution to mitigate those risks. […]

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Safe and Secure Apartment Living

June 3, 2018 Derrick Krane 1

by Derrick Krane Burglary is the intrusion into an unoccupied or believed to be unoccupied commercial or residential property with intent to steal items within.  Home invasion is the intrusion into an occupied or believed […]

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Nuclear Attack Preparation from A to Z

May 12, 2018 Chad 1

by Chad You curse moving out of the city for the umpteenth time. Rush hour traffic has turned your comparatively short 12 mile commute home into a snail’s-pace exercise in patience. You wait for your […]

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20 Herbs You Can Make Medicine From

May 4, 2018 Dan Stevens 0

by Controbuting Author Herbs have more uses than adding flavor to your dinner. Herbs have medicinal properties that people have been tapping into for centuries. Before the time of modern medicine, you would use herbs […]

What to do with $1000 right now

May 2, 2018 Rourke 42

A little while back I read a post over at IfItHitstheFan.com concerning a recommendation on where to spend $900 on survival & preparedness preps. I love thinking about stuff like this. It is sorta like […]

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What to Do Immediately After SHTF

March 18, 2018 Megan 3

by Megan One of the most common debates among preppers is what kind of disaster to prepare for in the near future and what to do immediately after SHTF. Many preppers believe that when SHTF […]

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How and Where to Hide Your Guns

February 17, 2018 Tara 8

by Tara Hiding your guns, extra ammunition, cleaning kits, and repair kits, is a great idea for many reasons. Not only is finding great hiding spots important when tucking away firearms, you also must prepare […]

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10 Must Bring Camping Essentials

January 25, 2018 Dan Stevens 1

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 […]

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20 Places to Hide Your Valuables

October 6, 2017 Dan Stevens 1

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 […]

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19 Survival Uses for Plastic Bottles

July 20, 2017 Ryan 6

by Ryan I must say that it saddens me seeing what humans have done to our planet.  Any time you find a water source, you will likely find trash scattered along the shore.  Often times […]