Nick Oetken

Nick Oetken
Nick Oetken is a prepper, outdoor enthusiast but, most of all, he is our in-house firearms expert. Look out for his articles on guns to find out which ones you need for your survival.

Choosing Your Survival Retreat

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Every prepper is going to be confronted with one simple question during a SHTF event or disaster scenario: should you bug in or bug out?  There is no universal answer to this question because it is entirely dependent on your individual resources and the scenario that you find yourself in. …

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The Best Survival Guns You Could Ever Own

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updated by Reaper 01/08/2018 updated by Chad Nabors 04/23/2018 One of the most important elements of prepping, along with food, water and first aid, is security. A disaster scenario will be a dangerous time for you and your family, so you must be prepared to protect them. In order to …

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Survival Stories Too Harrowing to Be True

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When you’re out in the wilderness, the warm weather, beautiful scenery, and the distance between yourself and the stress of daily life in town may seem perfect. But if you become lost, or if something happens that severely inhibits your ability to walk out, that fine day of hiking can …

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How to Build a Bug-Out Bag in 16 Easy Steps

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Despite being one of the most popular and well known aspects of prepping, most bug out bags are still very poorly put together.  Many times this is because the bags have been pre-made by stores, and are thrown together using items that are low quality and don’t take into account …

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How to Use Oxygen Absorbers

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While oxygen absorbers are relatively simple to use, there is a lot of misinformation and confusion out there. If you use the absorbers incorrectly, your food will be ruined when you need it the most. This can be fatal to you and your family in a long term disaster and …

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How to Pick a Lock

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updated Apr. 21st 2017 with diagrams by Dyann Joyce A lot of you reading this might be asking yourselves, “why would I even want to learn how to pick a lock, unless I plan on breaking into someone else’s house?” That’s a great question. We lock our doors at night …

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How to Build a Solar Generator

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To many people, the idea of solar power being produced from a generator is futuristic. We know the technology exists and we may even know a few individuals and families that live completely off the grid using self-produced solar power. Solar generators seem more of a thing of the future …

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