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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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How to Stop a Nosebleed

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Nosebleeds are a common occurrence in everyday life, especially in children. That said, there are a few situations that you will want to be aware of as a prepper. Some situations which would be easily seen to in a hospital setting could escalate with no proper medical access. Some of …

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Interview with Jim Cobb from Survival Weekly

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Hey everyone, Another day, another interview. Today I’m excited to have Jim Cobb form SurvivalWeekly.com here for an interview. Jim has been a prepper for almost 30 years, and now he’s teaching it to other people through his articles and in-depth videos. So let’s not waste anymore time and pick …

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How to Tie the Trucker’s Hitch Step by Step

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The trucker’s hitch (or power cinch, rope tackle, hay knot, harvester’s knot, dolly knot, there are many names) is the unchallenged king of tension knots. It is a compound knot (an arrangement of rope made of multiple different knots) which has the unusual feature of providing mechanical advantage, like a …

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Can You Still Die in a Disaster if You Prepare?

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All of us understand that disasters great and small are dangerous. You don’t really prepare for things on this scale if they aren’t truly dangerous. Natural or man-made makes no difference; any given event will carry with it dozens of ways to die. And so we prepare. We train. We …

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Interview with Joe Alton MD, aka Dr. Bones

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Hey everyone, Today I have the honor of interviewing a well-known name in the survival community: Dr. Joe Alton MD, a.k.a. Dr. Bones. One of the most overlooked survival aspects is, without a doubt first aid. It’s harder to learn, and the online sources aren’t that many, not to mention …

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The Ultimate AR-15 Guide For Beginners

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The AR-15 is a versatile, dependable, and highly accurate rifle for both home defense and self-defense purposes. This lightweight rifle has gotten a back rap by liberals, who deem it an “assault rifle” primarily because the anti-gun crowd mistakenly believes the “AR” stands from that dog whistle of a phrase …

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5 Ways Prepping Can Improve Your Daily Life

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The most obvious benefit of prepping is improved chances of survival in a given crisis. One might also say that a greater state of readiness for whatever life throws your way, in general, is also a tangible benefit. This readiness will mean a certain amount of “occurrence independence” or relying …

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Tara’s 56 Acres Survival Homestead Retreat Tour

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Not just any piece of land can be turned into a survival homesteading retreat – at least not a quality one that will keep your family safe, well fed, and adequately hydrated. Our search for the right piece of land to turn into a prepper retreat took about three years. …

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How to Make Penicillin by Yourself

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You probably know this, but penicillin is the best known antibiotic in the world. It has a long history of use before the times of modern medicine and is still used in hospitals today. It was officially discovered in 1928 by Alexander Fleming in the UK. Although it had been …

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12 Excellent Urban Survival Books

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Most expert preppers agree that those with the ability to live or bug out to a rural location have a greater chance of surviving a widespread SHTF event. But for those who find themselves trapped in an urban environment or suburb when SHTF, there are a number of excellent urban …

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5 Ways to Stop Your BOB from Getting You Killed

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For preppers, life can be a little luggage centric. Talk of BOB’s Go-Bag’s, INCH bags, and others go on ‘round the clock. That’s with good reason, as keeping the equipment you need to deal with disasters great and small handy is a tall order if you plan on storing it …

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Best Security Practices for Living in an Apartment

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One of the most important things to consider in today’s society is safety for yourself and your family.  For those living in an apartment, home security can be more challenging due to the close proximity of people living in the area as well as the greater likelihood of people coming …

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How to Get Some Sleep in a Crisis

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Sleep is essential to performance. Don’t think so? It doesn’t matter what you think. Your “sleep debt” must be paid one way or another, or your body and mind will start to suffer in increasingly awful and deleterious ways. How long you can cheat your body’s sleep requirements varies, and …

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