Charles Yor

Charles Yor
Charles Yor is an advocate of low-profile preparation, readiness as a virtue and avoiding trouble before it starts. He has enjoyed a long career in personal security implementation throughout the lower 48 of the United States.

Backup Planning for Bad Times

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This is it. The real thing. Sirens pierce the air. The acrid tang of smoke is on the wind. You aren’t waiting for any more bad news from the talking heads. You tell your spouse and kids to grab their BOBs as you load your kit into the back of …

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17 Reasons You May Not Survive a Disaster

If you are reading this article, on this site, you probably care about surviving disasters in all their forms. And you should; death follows in the wake of disasters. No matter how well prepared, how well equipped or well trained death will always get a vote. In this article, instead …

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Nice Stockpile Ya Got Here, Shame If Something Happened to It

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Imagine the following scenario: for 2 years you have meticulously planned and researched what you and your family will need to survive a crisis. I’m not talking about a little lights-and-sirens disaster; I mean a big, soul-chilling catastrophe. You have accounted for every variable, anticipated every pitfall and allowed for …

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7 Alternative Survival Uses For Flashlights

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A flashlight is a ubiquitous and vital tool to help overcome one of man’s most glaring weaknesses- our poor night vision. I’ll bet dimes to dollars there is not a single reader of this article that doesn’t have a flashlight at home or in your vehicle, and any prepper worth …

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Finding Ammo Post-Collapse

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In the wake of a truly society-ending event, everything you know will be different. Well, not everything; need will remain. Need always remains. As long as you live you’ll still need food, water, shelter and security. Personal security in the modern era, even in a post-collapse scenario is best provided …

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Take That! The Best Tactical Pens for Self-Defense

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Any prepper will need multiple ways to protect themselves and their family when SHTF. A tactical pen is a great option for a back-up non-lethal weapon. A strong sturdy pen is likely part of your escape plan. You will need one to write directions, make lists, and label items/storage spaces. …

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