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Preppers on the Run-Chapter 6: Not What It Seems

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“Oh my gosh she’s been bit.” Tears streamed down Sandra’s face. Robby rushed forward with the first aid kit. Susie was still crying, huge crocodile tears. “Mom, here.” He frantically shoved the first aid kit into her hands. “Do something.” Robby’s voice was frantic. He spun around. “Alex, go find …

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Top 10 Biggest Prepper Debates

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What Side Are You On? No matter how long you’ve been prepping you’ve no doubt run across some prepping concepts and advice that you disagree with. Preppers are a very diverse bunch of people. Whether they call themselves bushcrafters, survivalists, preppers, off-gridders, or homesteaders, all have different goals, motivations, skill …

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Societal Collapse: How to Prepare For and Survive It

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When society collapses, it will happen quickly. The time to prepare your family AND organize your neighbors is now! No matter how prepared you are for the SHTF inciting incident, both you and your loved ones will still suddenly find yourselves thrust into the middle of a disaster with copious …

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Mushroom Farming 101

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Mushrooms are an excellent home-grown food for preppers: they can also be grown indoors, seasons and weather conditions do not have bearing on your production, and they are nutritious. They’re a wonderful addition to your home-cooked meals, and mushroom growing can be a hobby or business. There is much to …

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How to Get Your Concealed Carry License

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We’re not all going to be near the weapons shed when the SHTF, so we should prepare ourselves to the best of our abilities. Though there are different ways to do so, one of the smallest tasks we can do is to learn how to carry a concealed pistol with …

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How to Make a Bulletproof Bug Out Plan

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All preppers must have a quality bugout plan if they want to survive a doomsday disaster (not just an emergency). Even if you live on an amazing survival retreat and envision bugging in after the SHTF, a day could come when remaining on your homestead would no longer be an …

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67+ Bartering Items for Post SHTF

Once the SHTF, you will realize there are things you need that you don’t have on hand. Paper money may not hold any value at this time. Rather, you need to have items or skills on hand that you can use to barter with others for your essentials. Even those …

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What Is MOLLE and Why You Should Care

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MOLLE (pronounced Molly, like the girls name), is the acronym for Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment. Molle gear is the current Army standard for equipment carrying load bearing packs worn by the combat soldier. NATO troops, especially the United States and Great Britain, utilize the MOLLE system. These systems are often …

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The 5 Best Handguns For Home Defense and SHTF Scenarios

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With home invasions are on the rise in America, defending your home and family is not something anyone should take lightly. While there are many schools of thought on what firearm is best for home defense, a handgun is the best starting point for any homeowner. The handgun is the …

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How to Make Your Own (Salt) Water Distiller

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Drinking tap water is not as safe as most people may believe. Instead, it can be a cocktail of fluorine, chlorine, plus other chemicals. Now, imagine if the SHTF. Your water mat be contaminated with heavy metals, bacteria, protozoa and even viruses. There are many ways to purify it but …

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How to Insulate Your Attic

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Winters can be brutal on keeping your home heated, especially for off-the-grid living. You don’t want to deplete your power bank by pumping electric-based heat into the home, only to vanish through the rooftop. To ensure you’re not wasting your time and resources, insulating your attic is completely necessary. We’re …

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How to Farm on a Quarter Acre

Farming is a wonderful hobby for many. One of the greatest qualities of any great civilization is the ability to have sufficient food reserves.A steady food supply is critical for your long term survival, even if you don’t have that much space in your garden. Besides, food is not the …

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17 Tips to Prep on an Extremely Low Budget

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When you first start prepping, you might have the overwhelming desire to purchase everything you can. I know I felt that way. I was sure that because I waited so long to get prepared that our family faced a dangerous future. I wanted to purchase everyprething at one time. There …

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47 Foods to Dehydrate for Your Stockpile

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Preserving your own food and building up your food storage isn’t easy. It takes a lot of time, money, and effort but putting up your harvest and having food on hand is an essential part of any survival plan. Dehydrating your own food can make the process quicker, easier, and …

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Building a Complete Armory for Less Than $1,500

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updated by Reaper 01/02/2018 Say that you want to build a complete survival armory of guns, but you only have $1,500 to spend.  Is it really possible to purchase all of the guns you need at decent quality for that amount of money? The answer is “definitely”.  In fact, it’s …

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How to Build These 8 Types of Ladders

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Whether you’re trying to make a getaway or restricting access to certain areas of your homestead, you’ll find these handmade ladders do the trick quite well. We’ll cover the following: Build your own rope ladder without wood Build your own rope ladder Build your own framed ladder How to hide …

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How to Do the Heimlich Maneuver

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photo: adapted from Jason Eppink via Flickr Imagine you’re having a meal in a nice restaurant or you’re having dinner with your family. Suddenly, your partner or a nearby person chokes their own food. What do you do? A person can only survive a few minutes without oxygen. After that, the …

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How to Make a Travois Like the Native Americans

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The travois, a tool constructed by the Native Americans, is also known to be a drag sled. It was used to carry different items and loads of necessities over the land. It consists of poles attached to a platform, netting, or a basket. The American Native would be attached to …

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