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Accidents Will Happen to Preppers

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There are several reasons to prep for emergencies and disasters. Prepping helps increase your chances of survival should you find yourself in critical situations of life and death. It gives you a basic idea of the worst that can happen and what things you can do to survive. It prepares …

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The Best Concealed Carry Revolver

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  updated Apr 23rd 2018 by Chad Nabors The increasingly common acts of violence in the modern world means that the incentive to carry a self-defense weapon is higher than ever. Pistols offer the best balance between concealability and power and are the primary defensive firearm. While most will opt …

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What Would You Do in These Survival Situations?

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One paradox of survival is that many of us have been conditioned to do the wrong thing. Between movies, survival shows, and just everyday modern society, most people would not last a day in a survival situation. Until you really do your research and put that knowledge into practice, your …

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The Top Spots in the US to Bug Out

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When you plan a bug out strategy, the location is one of the most important considerations. I think some people plan to just grab their bug-out bag and start walking. That is a recipe for disaster. To be successful you need to carefully plan a bug out location along with …

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How to Pick the Right Survival Weapon

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updated by Reaper 01/08/2018 Having a survival weapon is an absolute necessity for camping, hiking, bushcraft, or if you’re just lost in the wilderness.  Not only do you need a weapon to protect yourself from any animals or people who threaten you, you also need it to be able to …

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How to Inspect Your Survival Stockpile

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Being prepared for disaster is an ongoing process.  It’s not something you just do one time and then forget about until disaster strikes.  This means that once you’ve collected your stockpile and written down plans for each and every disaster scenario that could hit your way, you don’t just leave …

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How and Where to Store Your Ammo Stockpile

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update by Reaper 01/08/2018 When your gun doesn’t have the ammunition required to fire it, it’s little more than a poor club.  While firearms provide any person with the best means of self-defense and security in a survival situation, they’re borderline useless without working a huge impact on how well …

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AK-47 vs Ak-74. What’s the Difference?

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updated by Reaper 01/08/2018 The Kalashnikov or AK series of rifles is currently one of the most popular weapons on the face of the planet, and because of that they have also become one of the most popular options as a primary fighting rifles for preppers.  In fact, the AK …

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The Ultimate Guide to Primitive Living

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Living and surviving are two of the most important goals of this world for all its creatures. In the face of a perceived threat, animals react with whatever defensive measures that they are equipped with. Placed in a situation of catastrophe, human beings grapple for some sort of control and …

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Making your Shelter Invisible

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Many survival sites discuss being visible in a survival situation. They talk about signaling for rescue with smoke or signal mirrors. They talk about the fastest way to be spotted by other people. What if you do not want to be seen? What if you have escaped from captors and …

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Survival Questions to Ask Yourself Before it Hits

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This is a grim topic, for me, but imagine that day has finally come. Perhaps it’s signaled by a bright flash that wakes you early in the morning, or the economic demise of an entire planet splashes across your TV screen, coupled with the slow painful ache of another, yet …

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Ryan’s Long Distance Survival Challenge

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Thus far the survival challenges that I have attempted have been focused around the idea that remaining stationary is often the fastest route to rescue. I have hunkered down toughed out blizzard conditions with temperatures below zero, thunderstorms producing hail and winds as high as 40 mph, and the scorching …

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The Best Survival Tools and Gear Money Can Buy

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When someone makes the decision to become a survivalist or prepper, one of the first actions they typically take is to purchase some basic gear. Buying some neat gadgets is easier and less time consuming than learning a new skill, so this is the direction most people take. There is …

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41 Common Preps with a “SHORT” Shelf Life

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When preppers look for items to stockpile, they tend to stock the ones that can be stored up to 10 years or more on the shelf. Since these items are high on the priority list of most preppers, sometimes items with shorter shelf days get overlooked and you’ll end up having …

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How to Repurpose Bottles

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It is sad to know that any place on earth that has seen human visitors will likely have litter strewn about. You can also bet that any place with salt or fresh water will probably have trash along the shore. As frustrating as it is to know that man has …

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Go Bag Essentials

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It’s also common to mix up the definition of a go bag and a bug out bag, so let’s first discuss the difference between the two. A go bag is a bag that you carry with you that has the essentials of short term survival inside. These bags are designed …

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The Difference Between Hoarders and Preppers

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Many people just automatically assume that hoarders and preppers are the same. With the creation of new television series such as TLC’s Hoarding: Buried Alive and Hoarders, the difference between them has become an interesting subject.  Generally, when most people think of someone stockpiling, they usually put everyone in the …

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Uses for Mylar/Space/Emergency Blankets

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Everybody has seen movies and television shows where the victims of a tragedy are wrapped in shiny space blankets. In fact, many of you likely have one in your bug out bag or in the trunk of your car. There are many uses for this vital tool, and I always …

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Everything You Need to Know about Companion Planting

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When you are planning your garden, imagining it full of wonderful produce, herbs, and ornamental plants, it is so much fun to decide where you will put everything. But does it really matter where you put the various plants? Have you ever considered that certain plants have preferred locations, and …

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