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Should Preppers Join the Bitcoin Bandwagon?

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Dan’s note: yes, I’m aware that an EMP would render crypto useless, but the article is about short-term thinking. Bitcon and other crypto aren’t necessarily long-term investments. Picture this: You’ve been prepping for major disaster or economic collapse for years; you have survival kits full of everything you need to …

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Vehicle Camouflage for Preppers

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Throughout my time writing for Survival Sullivan, I’ve gotten many requests by fellow preppers to cover an important subject when it comes to bugging out: vehicle camouflage. While camouflaging your vehicle is not easy, it is possible with the right amount of patience and materials. Why camouflage your vehicle? The …

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The Best Off-Grid Homes for Preppers

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Designing and building an off grid house for a survival retreat is an exciting endeavor, but one that can be full stress, confusion, and governmental red tape. Off the grid homes, contrary to popular belief, can be built anywhere and be as large as your budget will allow. Only a …

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The Best Articles of 2017 on Survival Sullivan

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Another year has passed and, for those of you who’ve been following the blog, you probably noticed the sheer amount of information that has been published in 2017. I’m sharing below the articles that’ve gotten the most shares, likes and comments, just in case you missed them. Rest assured in …

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How to Remain Concealed in Various Types of Terrain

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Concealment can be a crucial factor as a prepper when SHTF. If there is a major disaster in your area (or country) and you need to bug out, you’ll want to remain concealed while you do so. Zombies (the unprepared) are a major threat to you and your family’s safety …

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Top 5 Reasons to Have a Backup Rifle in Your Vehicle

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What’s the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun? The answer is simple; a good guy with a gun. There’s a great chance that every time you’re in a public area, you pass many people who have concealed weapons. There’s no way to tell what their intentions …

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The Ultimate List of EDC Items for Women

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Imagine you’re walking to your car from a late night at work. You hear footsteps behind you, so you pick up your pace and walk faster, trying to avoid confrontation because you’re tired. As you walk faster, so does the person behind you. You start to run, but are quickly …

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How to Make 10 Types of Survival Bread

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There’s the Biblical reference that bread is the staff of life and we talk about our main income being our bread and butter. Without some form of bread – and it doesn’t have to be made from wheat flour – we are a bit lost. Getting fresh meat and vegetables …

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Where to Find Supplies Post-Collapse

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When SHTF and you find yourself needing to replenish your quickly dwindling supplies, do you know where to look? I can tell you right now that if you try to head to a local grocery store, hardware store, or other popular shop, you are putting yourself and your family at …

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Could You Survive a Tiger Attack?

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Could you survive a tiger attack? It seems like a strange question – when would you foreseeably be attacked by a tiger? But tigers actually claim an average of 85 lives per year – mostly in South Asia, and they claim more people’s lives than any other cat in the …

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Everyday Carry (EDC) for Kids

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Teaching your children to be prepared is a must, but it does not have to be a frightening process. What type of everyday carry items your kids pack with them depends on several variables: age, maturity, and training are chief among them. Everyday carry items for kids (and the rest …

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Prepping for Long Distance Hikes

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It’s easy to forget that a lot of bushcraft and survival skills practiced today, recreationally or as part of a survival/preparedness strategy, were once used extensively by explorers and adventurers on long distance expeditions. These explorers had in turn learned many of those skills from first nations peoples when they …

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40 Things You Can Cook in Aluminum Foil on Coals

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When the power goes out, whether short-term or for an indefinite amount of time, one of the first things you’ll need to figure out is how to cook without using your stove. If you have a charcoal grill or the ability to build a fire and get it going, there …

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Do You Have an EDC Strategy?

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An EDC strategy should give rise to certain EDC gear, not the other way around. Simply put, an ‘EDC strategy’ is the philosophy, personal circumstances and (most importantly) laws which dictate what you carry around with you, as well as how you carry it. Buying lots of tacticool gear looks …

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Survival Hygiene on the Go

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Why the Hygiene Focus? There are a vast number of processes and systems in place to keep our dirt, trash, waste and debris centralized. Literally, armies of people whose job it is to clean up the mess of humanity. After a collapse those systems will come to a screeching halt. …

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The19 Biggest Stockpiling Mistakes

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Stockpiling is a top method for preparing for natural disasters or other SHTF scenarios. Preparing for a future job loss might encourage you to build a large stockpile. A stockpile allows you to provide for your family for an extended period. However, stockpiling also comes with common mistakes that you …

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Krav Maga for Preppers

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It is an interesting observation that people in modern times live longer than their ancestors, move faster than them, have a larger world, access to more information, yet cannot take the time to sit and fully absorb anything. This is just a fact of life. Short term memories must be …

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How to Build a BOB for Under $500/$750/$1000

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As a prepper, you’ve more than likely heard about what a bug out bag is (and why it’s important). For those of you who are relatively new to prepping, first of all I’d like to extend my gratitude for entrusting your search for advice in me. I can assure you …

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