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How to Protect Yourself from Ebola

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When it comes to prepping, one of the things people prepare for is a pandemic outbreak of disease. There is little doubt that a pandemic of mass proportions will happen at some point in the future – even the experts agree on that. And many authorities don’t believe we are …

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Surplus CBRN/NBC/ “Gas Masks” and Their Effectiveness

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There are many gross misconceptions concerning the effectiveness/ineffectiveness of surplus “gas masks” currently on the marked.  The term gas mask is in itself a misnomer.  What most people call a gas mask is actually a CBRN (formerly known as NBC) Protective Mask or Pro Mask in military terms.  CBRN stands for …

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How to Make and Use Pine Pitch

Nature is really quite miraculous. Despite the fact that we live in a world full of manmade objects, mostly items that provide nothing more than convenience, we can turn to nature for substances that are often just as helpful and are also free and plentiful. Pine pitch is one such …

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40 EDC Essentials that fit in your wallet or your pocket

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Whether preparing for personal emergencies and trauma and natural disasters or planning for a more serious SHTF event that could come up, an EDC kit is essential. Most people don’t have the luxury of walking around town with a backpack full of supplies, so the next best thing is to …

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Getting Started Living off the Land

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Many preppers want to start living a life that will become self-sufficient. There is a dream of living off the land and off the grid. Most want to do it simply because it offers a simpler way of life that is not caught up in the consumer rat race in …

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A Review of William Forstchen’s One Second After

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Dan’s note: this is a life-changing book. It has gotten a tremendous number of people to awake themselves and get into prepping. You can get One Second After on in either hardcover or as eBook. Now, let’s see what all the fuss is about… This fictional story takes place in Black …

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How to Make Homemade Diapers

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If you are prepping for your family and you have infants or toddlers still in diapers or think you might be adding to your family in the future, you are going to have to think of what your baby needs for survival. Prepping should include baby friendly foods, toys, clothing …

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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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Doomsday Prepping: What You Need to Know

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We’ve all seen episodes of Doomsday Preppers, the reality TV show, which showcases very extreme cases of individuals or families that are preparing for a major threat to our world as we know it. These families and at least three million more across the country are preparing to either bug …

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The Best Survival Flashlights [PICS]

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We’re all familiar with flashlights and how handy they can be to help light the way through the dark. For power outages of short duration, your typical everyday plastic housed flashlight will suffice, as long as you can find it when you need it! But, for a bug out situation …

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Popular Military Manuals Every Prepper Should Read

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Every prepper knows that the one thing you can count on during a natural disaster or post-SHTF situation is panicked crowds which result in unpredictable chaos, violence, and injury. There will be a myriad of events that could happen that you might not be ready to handle. If you’re putting …

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Making Your Own Airsoft Gun

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Airsoft guns originated in the 1970’s-1980’s in Japan when owning firearms was considered illegal. They are primarily a prop gun made to simulate the real thing and were primarily used for target practice then. Airsoft guns use non-metallic pellets, usually plastic, for ammunition. Today, airsoft guns are being used in …

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Introduction to Homesteading

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Homesteading dates back to the Homestead Act of 1862. Settlers from various walks of life, single women, slaves, and immigrants fresh off the boat, took up the gauntlet to build a home and live free on 160 acres for five years. During that five-year-period, they were charged with making improvements …

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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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Check Out These 30 Silica Gel Uses for Survival

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If you recently bought new clothing, shoes, or even electronic devices, then you surely came across those white packets that say “Do Not Eat”? Like most people, you are tempted to toss them away with the rest of the wrappings, and by doing so you actually throw away one of …

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How to Easily Dig a Well on Your Property

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Just about everyone can agree water is a top priority in a disaster/SHTF scenario. That’s why it is highly recommended that you stock up on as much water as you can. Specifically, you should stock enough so that every person in your group has at least one half gallon of …

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