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The Best EDC Water Bottles

July 9, 2019 Tim Makay 0

Water is one of the most essential compounds for life. While water is very plentiful the world over a given water source often has some gotchas that prevent anyone from grabbing a gulp whenever they […]

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Easiest Ways to Die When SHTF

July 8, 2019 Tim Makay 3

I am of the opinion, and I know it will be unpopular, borderline offensive to some, that most preppers really have no idea how dangerous disasters and other SHTF events can be. Unless they have […]

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Can You Survive Without a Bug Out Bag?

June 28, 2019 Tim Makay 1

BOBs, or bug-out bags, those big packs preppers keep loaded with all manner of vital survival equipment and provision, feature so centrally in prepper doctrine and planning that you’d understandably think them utterly vital to […]

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35 Survival Uses for Salt

May 13, 2019 Megan 1

by Megan If you’ve come across salt on the checklist of things to stockpile for a SHTF or survival situation, you might wonder what all the fuss is about. If you’re like me, you may […]

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How Redundancy can Save Your Life

April 24, 2019 Charles 0

by Charles How many times have you heard this maxim in military and preparedness circles, “Two is one, and one is none”? That is the very distillation of the idea of redundancy as a virtue, […]

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Top 5 Survival Crops for Preppers

March 12, 2019 Tara 3

Growing a survival garden is near the top of the “to do” list for all preppers, but just throwing seeds in the ground to plant a little bit of everything is definitely not the way […]

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How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

March 1, 2019 Charles 1

by Charles I am big on preaching the benefits of readiness against the most probable threats, as my long time readers will no doubt attest. One of the single most common everyday crises a prepper […]

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The Future of Money

January 27, 2019 The Preppy Prepper 0

by The Preppy Prepper The advent of debit cards, credit cards and online banking began in the 1980’s and has progressed at an exponential rate in recent decades. Cash it seems, is at risk of […]

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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 […]