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Dan F. Sullivan

My dad was military. My grandfather was a cop. They served their country well. But I don't like taking orders. I'm taking matters into my own hands so I'm not just preparing, I'm going to a friggin' war to provide you the best of the best survival and preparedness content out there.

Pressure Canning 101

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Before the advent of modern refrigeration, canning was one of a handful of food preservation methods available. Meat could be salt cured and vegetables dehydrated, but to store ready-to-eat foods, there was almost no better option than canning. A quick look at your local grocery will prove that things haven’t …

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Press Release: We just started our YouTube Channel!

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Hey everyone, Today is a very important day for Survival Sullivan: the launch of your YouTube channel and, with it, yet another way to spread the knowledge. If you’re tired of reading, you can now start watching our comprehensive free videos. Although I can’t commit to a posting frequency, we’ll try to bring you new …

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Top 5 Best Pistols for SHTF and Home Defense

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One of the most important firearms to own as part of your preparations for SHTF will be the handgun. This is because your handgun is the gun that’s always on your person and that you can access the quickest in an emergency. While it may not have the range or …

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How to Make Tar

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featured image background photo: by Andrew Hitchcock, adapted from Flickr.om Before today’s technological and industrial advancements, our ancestors had to make do with whatever nature had to offer. They learned how to start a fire with a branch and a rock. They made weapons out of sharp stones and sturdy sticks. …

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【Giveaway】Gearbest Fantastic Fall Sales–Welcome To Join And Win!

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Did you miss our massive Summer sales? Got your eye on the latest cool tech, or looking for must-have gadgets?We’re here to the rescue this Fall Season with September Superhero Deals: Join the EPIC FANT4STIC FALL SALE for our Lowest Ever Prices!! Check out these SWEET September promotions, folks: • SEP 13-17: Amazing FLASH SALE from $0.01, be faster than lightning! Time:  16:00–19:00–21:00–11:00–14:00 UTC • ALWAYS ON: GET IT FREE! No catch, get products entirely FREE! • SAVE FOREVER: Rock APP-EXCLUSIVE prices in our shopping app (iOS and Android) • 12% OFF Coupon for Outdoor Gears    Code:  OUT12OFF ; • 12% OFF Coupon for Flashlight   Code:  LIG12OFF . Want more? We hear you. Check out our Fall Intel Inside Deals, our 70% OFF  Hot Brands section, the $0.99 Zone  with killer deals and – wait for it!– monster Brand Clearance Bargains. Gearbest will ensure promo products are in stock and shipped ASAP. You’ll love what we have to offer in our Fant4stic Fall Sale and, don’t forget, not every deal wears a cape! Gearbest always gives more than you expect! The giveaway time will be 12th Sep 2016– 18th Sep 2016 and 2 winners will be randomly drawn at the end of the deadline. Giveaway Prizes:  1. Skilhunt H02 New 820Lm Cree XM L2 LED Headlamp: http://www.gearbest.com/led-flashlights/pp_139649.html (for Frist Winner) 2. Ganzo G720 Tactical Folding Knife: http://www.gearbest.com/survival-emergency-gear/pp_185411.html (for Second Winner) How to enter the giveaway: Just leave your favorite promotion product link  from this promotion. You’re welcome to join and Good …

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UP to 50% OFF!!! Crazy Deals for Nitecore, Only $36.59 for Nitecore EA45S!!!

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this is a sponsored post from the guys at GearBest.com 1. Nitecore EA45S Cree XPL Hi V3 1000Lm Unibody LED Flashlight — Coupon:  EA45SDEAL    Price: $36.59   (regular price: $79.95) 2. Nitecore MT2A Cree XP-G R5 280lm 6 – Mode 14500/AA LED Flashlight — Coupon:  MT2AGB    Price: $20.59   (regular price: $39.95) 3.  CIMA Fixed Edge Knife  –  BLADE WITHOUT SAWTOOTH — Special Price: $15.59  (UP TO 52% OFF) And you can check  8% OFF Coupon: CPF8OFF for All categories at GearBest. Especially 10% OFF coupon for Camping Gears Coupon: GBOS2016

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The Best Survival Watches under $100

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It used to be that no self-respecting man or woman would be caught without a watch on their wrist when they were away from home. Watches went from analog and wind-up to digital battery operated fairly quickly. If you’re old-school you may have chosen to rebel against the digital trend …

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Survival and Preparedness Dictionary

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If you are new to the preparedness or survival mindset, you may come across a lot of terminology and acronyms that you aren’t familiar with yet. Don’t be discouraged. The terminology is ever expanding and new acronyms pop up all the time. In some cases, there is actually some debate …

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