Home > Nick Oetken

Nick Oetken

Nick Oetken is a prepper, outdoor enthusiast but, most of all, he is our in-house firearms expert. Look out for his articles on guns to find out which ones you need for your survival.

Top 5 Best Calibers For SHTF

best shtf calibers logo

A gun is only as good as the bullets it fires, and those bullets are of paramount importance when defending your loves ones from disasters.  Choosing the actual makes and models of your SHTF guns is only half the part of choosing; the other half is choosing the calibers that …

Read More »

How to Prepare for and Survive a Nuclear Fallout

nuclear fallout logo

A nuclear blast is any massive explosion from a nuclear device or weapon that results in intense heat and blinding light, followed by prevalent radioactivity across the ground, water, and air for miles. Such a blast will devastate anything and everything within its general vicinity. The radiation will leave the …

Read More »

Herbal Remedies for Common Pains

herbal remedies

If you’ve been relying on over-the-counter medications to treat your pain for some time now, you may believe that you’re out of luck if you’re in a survival situation with seemingly no way to treat your pain. In reality, nature provides dozens if not hundreds of perfectly natural remedies for …

Read More »

How to Survive a Terrorist Attack

survive terrorist attack

There are many types of disasters, ranging from natural disasters to pandemics, to an economic collapse, which people can prepare for in advance. Perhaps one of the more terrifying types of disasters to prepare for is a terrorist attack. Preparing to survive a terrorist attack is a terrifying thing because …

Read More »

Slingshots for Survival. Because when SHTF, You’ll Be David

slingshots logo

We’re all familiar with slingshots: Y-shaped weapons and a rubber strips attached to both points which launch projectiles.  While some see them as a toy rather than useful survival tools, the truth is that the slingshot can be one of the most versatile and effective weapons in your arsenal if you …

Read More »

How to Make an Emergency Evacuation Plan

emergency evac plan

It’s important that you make an emergency evacuation, because you and your family may not be together in one place when a disaster or chaos strikes, and a LOT of things can and will go wrong.  Planning is among the most important stages of prepping.  If you haven’t created a …

Read More »

How to Make Hand Sanitizer at Home

diy sanitizer logo

Most preppers agree that hand sanitizer is an excellent personal hygiene product to have in a survival situation.  It’s convenient to store and use, and it’s a fast and efficient way to kill bacteria and germs on your hands. The strong alcoholic content of hand sanitizer also means it is …

Read More »

Hygiene Items for Your Bug Out Bag

hygiene kit logo

A huge mistake that many preppers make in regards to packing a bug out bag is neglecting personal hygiene products.  It’s perfectly understandable why someone would focus on items that seem more pressing, such as weapons, water and food.  Those are all obviously critical to survival, but personal hygiene is …

Read More »

The Best Budget AR-15

best budget ar logo

The AR-15 is currently the best-selling rifle in America, and with good reason.  It’s practical both as a hunting and combat weapon and it’s fully modular. It can be configured however you like, and it’s an easy and ergonomic gun to shoot. For these reasons, the AR-15 is also one …

Read More »