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How to Prep Every Day and Like It!

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Prepping is not everyone’s cup of tea. Or instant coffee flavored with powdered milk, because half the world has ended, but you get my meaning! If you don’t take toward personal preparedness and immersing yourself into an, admittedly, pretty scary subject matter at times then living a prepping lifestyle can …

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The Importance of Equipment Checks

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Prepping is a commitment to a wholly new level of procedure, schedule and periodic activity. There are always things to do, skills to learn and topics to investigate. If you are a prepper, if never ends, and if it does, you aren’t really a prepper. To stay still, to remain …

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Keeping Guns Out of Reach of Children

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If you are a gun owner, safely storing your guns is an ethical mandate and also good practice for protecting them. It does not matter if you are currently carrying and using one or not: your guns are always your responsibility no matter where they might be. If you have …

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Could Typhoid Fever, Small Pox, and Cholera Pop up Again?

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Multiple 1800s era diseases once thought eradicated from modern society are showing up again in cities not only around the world, but in the United States, as well. Cases of typhoid fever, cholera, and monkeypox, which is similar to smallpox, have emerged. Filthy living conditions, urine, feces, and decaying food, …

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How to Make Pinole – Bug Out Bag Food

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When the pioneers crossed America they encountered local tribes, many of whom used pinole. The Mexicans also used pinole – and the tradition has been kept alive in these cultures, resulting in delicious yet healthy food for survivalists, and anyone in fact who would like to try pinole. photo by …

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How to Load Your Phone with Survival Info

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There is something of a simmering debate among those who move in survival-centric circles on the topic of smart phones and how they fit into one’s preps. You’ll hear plenty from both camps, from those who are pro-phone and those who are decidedly no-phone. Some folks, often the Old Guard, …

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37 More Foods to Hoard for SHTF

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If you’re preparing for a SHTF event, chances are you’ve already started building your food stockpile. There’s absolutely no doubt that having an adequate food supply will be critical to survival when grocery stores and other commercial resources are unavailable or being rationed. We previously published a list of the …

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Long Range Rifle Shooting for Preppers: Viable Skill or Fantasy?

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Rifles are the firearm you reach for when you really need to get some good shooting done. The range, power and precision of rifles trumps any other personal firearm in most circumstances, and their versatility and portability, especially when looking at the most modern semi-autos makes them an ideal do …

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10 Things Old Time Preppers Did That You Don’t

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The argument between the older generations and the new is a never-ending one. The Old Guard constantly reprimands the new about how much better and easier they have it, and how much harder it was in their day. And it was the hard that made them better, dammit! Just ask …

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These 10 Plants Will Protect Your House from Intruders

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Unfortunately, we currently live in a world populated with some people who believe they can take what doesn’t belong to them. When SHTF, it’s likely even more people will resort to theft. For this reason it’s important to consider ways to protect what’s yours from those who have less than …

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7 Ways to Minimize Dehydration

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You may have heard the expression “dying of thirst” and you may have even jokingly told someone you were “dying of thirst” on a particularly hot day or after a period of strenuous exercise. But did you know that it is actually possible to die of thirst? Feeling thirsty is …

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How to Choose a SHTF Firearms Instructor

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If you are preparing to defend your life and the lives of those you care about with a gun, being armed with one is only half of the battle. The other half is knowing how to use it. Practicing with your gun is important, but only training will confer the …

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9 Ways to Keep Rodents out of Your Stockpile

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Protecting your stockpile from rodents can seem like a never ending battle – especially when you appear to be losing the war. Not only is it essential that we keep our stockpiled preps out of the paws and mouths of rodents now, but especially after the actual SHTF event. If …

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The 9 Best Credit Card Knives for Preppers

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Most preppers can get on board with the EDC or everyday carry concept. For most people, EDC includes items or gear you wear and other vital items your store in your phone, carry in your pockets, attach to your keyring, or tuck into your purse or wallet. Minimally, EDC is …

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Gun Safety and Function Checks

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***DISCLAIMER: This article is not to be treated as gunsmith advice. The author is not a gunsmith. Neither this website, its principals, owners, operators, contractors or employees, or the author of this article, claim any criminal or civil liability resulting from injury, death or legal action resulting from the use …

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How Long Can You Survive When Bugging Out?

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One of the tenets of prepping is the mandate to be ready to bug out: we plan our bug-out routes, choose bug-out locations and load our bug-out bags with all the things we think we will need to survive while we are out and about and hopefully very far away …

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The 8 Most Effective Places to Punch Someone

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***DISCLAIMER: This article is not to be treated as legal advice. The author is not an attorney. Neither SurvivalSullivan.com, its principals, owners, operators, contractors or employees, or the author of this article, claim any criminal or civil liability resulting from injury, death or legal action resulting from the use or …

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Leather Holsters: Good or Bad?

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A good holster is an essential piece of gear for the effective carry of a handgun. A holster will hold your pistol near your body safely and securely when it is not in your hands and keep it ready for a smooth and snag-free draw when needed. Your choice of …

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EDC Items for Travelers

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I will venture that it is no guess that most of our readers here on Survival Sullivan are familiar with the term “EDC”. For those few who are not, EDC means simply Every Day Carry shorthand for all of the items that one chooses to bring with them on their …

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The Best Guns for Bugging Out

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Bugging out is one contingency that most preppers prepare for but sincerely hope never happens. At least, the sane ones hope never happens. Making the call to bug out usually comes in response to a threat so severe or so pervasive that normal existence or even survival in the aftermath …

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