General Survival

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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These Preps Will NOT Make You Look Crazy

We’re all concerned, at some level, about what other people think of us, some of us more than others. After all, we live in a society where we base our actions on the feedback we get from those around us. I could just go ahead and tell you you shouldn’t give …

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Bug Out Location Basics

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If you’re new to prepping, you probably heard the term bug out location before (BOL, for short). It refers to a place that can host a temporary or a permanent shelter when SHTF. However, most people think about permanent shelters, which is only partially correct. Some think about temporary shelters away from home when …

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Prepping: A SWOT Analysis

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If you’re not sure prepping is for you or if you think people are going to think you’re crazy for doing it, and you don’t prep for either of these reasons, then you’re putting yourself in a pretty vulnerable position. Let’s get one thing clear: prepping is NOT what you see …

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