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How to Inspect Your Bug Out Bag

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A packed BOB features prominently into most preparedness lore and the individual plans of many preppers themselves. That bag of tricks and tools is akin to your ejection seat or parachute when disaster is looming: grab the handle and go, no fuss, no muss, no scrambling to make ready. And …

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How Many Guns Do You Need for Survival?

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One of the most popular discussions in all of prepperdom and other self-sufficiency circles is the one that revolves around guns. Guns, guns, guns-a-go-go. For most serious preppers, it comes with the territory. For newer inductees, an interest in self-defense or guns in general is a usual gateway into broader …

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The Ultimate Review of the Lifestraw

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Water is the most critical resource for humans. You can survive 30 days without food, but you won’t make it 3 days without water. While water is exceptionally abundant on our planet, only a small portion is safe to drink due to the majority of the water containing substances or …

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How to Turn Your Wheelchair Into a Bug Out Vehicle

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Experienced preppers know that bugging out is not the most ideal option for most people. If you are someone who has limited mobility or is confined to a wheelchair for part or all of the time, in most cases your best option for survival is to bug in. And unless …

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How to Make a Dental Emergency Kit

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Dental emergencies are often more painful than they are medically serious. This only holds true however if you live in a western country with good access to healthcare. If there comes a point in the future where emergency dental treatment is no longer an option for you, it’s imperative you …

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Wilderness Skills and Knowledge for Urban Survival

When the topic turns to survival skills among proponents of self-sufficiency, the conversations is almost always framed in the context of survival or subsistence in a remote wilderness setting. This makes a fair amount of sense as being far away from any infrastructure and possible support afford by civilization in …

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14 Off-Grid Christmas Gifts for Your Loved Ones

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The time of year for gift giving is fast approaching. If you’re on the ball, you’ve already started making the list of people you need to get Christmas gifts for this year. And if you’re anything like me, your list keeps growing. If you live off grid or have your …

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The Basics of Small Game Hunting

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Small game hunting is a long-standing tradition in a lot of states in the US and other countries, and has been an integral part of societies for hundreds of years. Abundant and often more accessible to hunt than their larger counterparts, small game such as squirrel and rabbits are an …

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How to Be a Hermit and What It Has to Do with Prepping

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You like to be by yourself. You enjoy the outdoors and you’re good with your hands. If that sounds like you, you might just make a good hermit. As a survivalist, this is a legitimate concern and a test of your ability to make it after a catastrophic event. You …

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51 Home Remedies For Migraines

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Migraines are a type of headache that can be disabling. Researchers are uncertain of the actual cause of migraines but they do know that more women than men suffer from migraines and that the average migraine headache can last anywhere from 4 hours to 72 hours. Some people may get …

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How to Treat a Knee Sprain

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What is a Knee Sprain? Many people say they have sprained a part of their body or a joint, but what does that actually entail? Often when you hear ‘I’ve sprained my knee’ the person means they have hurt their joint and can still feel the pain. Knee sprains are …

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How to Create a Threat Map

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A big part of planning responses to a given disaster or crisis is working out where you’ll go and how you’ll get there. Depending on the circumstances, we may need to avoid chokepoints on roadways, concentrations of people, likely locations of rioting and looting, or potential obstacles that will prevent …

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How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

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Fire extinguishers are used across the globe on a daily basis to put out fires and save structures from destruction. Since the first extinguisher was patented in England in 1723, extinguishers have allowed bystanders to stop fires before they could get out of control. There have been many different designs, …

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What to Feed Your Animals in an Emergency

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An article of this nature cannot hope to cover every single plant or food source that can or can’t be fed to an animal. However there are some foods that are toxic to certain animals which humans consider healthy – like avocado. If you have experience on a food source …

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How to Find a Loved One Who’s Missing

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Chances are at some point in your life you’ve experienced the panic that comes when a loved one is missing. Parents of young children almost always experience at least one incident of their child getting separated from them in the store or some other public place, whether accidentally or intentionally …

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12 Things You Should Not Put in Your BOB

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BOBs are prepper mainstays, our invaluable combination pantry, toolbox and gear locker when tough times call for desperate measures. If the time comes that you ever need to strap on your BOB and giddy up you can assume that things are dire indeed. This is a big part of the …

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Interview with Todd Sepulveda from PrepperWebsite.com

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Hey everyone, I’m very excited to interview one of the most well-known preppers online, the owner of several websites, including Prepper Website, a prepper articles aggregator. Todd surprised me and told me he’d rather answer my interview questions online, so here he is! 🙂

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Pandemic Survival 101

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Of all the threats to safety a prepper may face, one of the most insidious and frightening is that posed by viruses and bacteria on a massive scale. Unforeseen, invisible, unforgiving and difficult to defend against, a widespread, transcontinental outbreak, or pandemic, is a nightmare brought to life. You should …

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16 Critters to Watch Out For In The Wilderness

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Perhaps you have think of gathered all the supplies you can think of and are ready to bug out to the woods in order to survive a SHTF event or natural disaster. But there’s likely one thing you may not have taken into consideration during a SHTF or natural disaster …

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How to Buy Good Reloading Brass

In times of ammunition shortage or famine, handloading and reloading your own ammunition can keep your guns firing when others fall quiet. Reloading your own requires a modest investment in specialized equipment, and a commitment to keeping the necessary components to produce a cartridge on hand. Among those components; powder, …

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