General Survival

Shipping Containers as Bunkers? Not So Fast…

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A recent trend has emerged with shipping containers. Preppers and survivalists have begun burying them to create makeshift bunkers. This may seem like a good idea. After all, the metallic walls of shipping containers are built to take a beating and protect what’s inside right? Well, not so fast. Shipping …

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What’s a Prepper?

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OK, so you heard about preppers and survivalists and you wanted to dig a little deeper. This is probably why you landed on this page. Fair enough. I’m going to tell you everything you need to know but I have to tell you right from the start that preppers and …

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The Biggest Survival Myths Exposed

There is a lot of information out there on the best way to prep for an upcoming natural disaster or governmental breakdown. Many tidbits and so-called “facts” are spread via Internet articles, TV shows, or even conversations with like-minded friends. Sadly, there is a growing amount of tips that are, …

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Your Long Term Survival Plan

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A lot has been written about what to do when the brown stuff hits the fan. Knowing what to do during those first few critical minutes, whether to bug in or out, having a family plan in advance. These are all important. It’s also been said that, 3 weeks after the initial catastrophe, …

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How To Light Your House Post-Shtf

Just over 1 million people, unable to connect to their the electrical grid in their country, count on fuel-based lighting as an alternative way to power their homes. You’ve heard of fuel-based lighting, and maybe even used them on occasion yourself. Kerosene fueled lamps, candles or oil lanterns are common …

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Planning to Bug Out? Not So Fast…

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We all know the “classic survival scenario”, right? When disaster strikes, everyone will bug out on foot through the woods. I saw a couple of documentaries about bugging out, and to my surprise, they both depicted the bugging out happening on warm, sunny, summer days. The reality is, the actual catastrophe and the ensuing bug …

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Can You Still Enjoy Life While Prepping?

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If you’ve been prepping for a year or more, you probably started to doubt yourself and your efforts, probably on more than one occasion. Is prepping really worth it? Am I a hoarder? Am I going too far with this? Then you visit the online forums and interact with people who’d rather …

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50 Ways To Avoid SHTF Situations

It’s common knowledge that SHTF scenarios are gonna happen and in some cases they are unavoidable. You may have studied about what to do when things get physical, but what about avoiding trouble or getting out of it once it starts? Unless it’s TEOTWAWKI, there are plenty of things you …

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Which Dog Is Best For Survival?

“A dog is a man’s best friend”– well said, but look out if you are not the friend of a true survival dog. When you are in danger, a well-trained survival dog may be your only hope of survival. Not just any old dog will do. Does your dog need …

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