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50 Ways To Avoid SHTF Situations

It’s common knowledge that SHTF scenarios are gonna happen and in some cases they are unavoidable. You may have studied about what to do when things get physical, but what about avoiding trouble or getting out of it once it starts? Unless it’s TEOTWAWKI, there are plenty of things you …

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74 Bandana Uses That Will Blow Your Mind

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One of the things I like about prepping is that you get to use and play with survival items that have more than one use. There are in fact, many items with multiple uses, such as bleach, duct tape, tarps, Paracord, and even tin cans. One of these items is …

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Which Dog Is Best For Survival?

“A dog is a man’s best friend”– well said, but look out if you are not the friend of a true survival dog. When you are in danger, a well-trained survival dog may be your only hope of survival. Not just any old dog will do. Does your dog need …

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Prepping 101: The Ultimate Zero to Hero Guide to Prepping

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NOTE: This article has been updated with more disasters you should prep for and/or other relevant information. We’ll continue to add more to it. Whether you’re completely new to prepping or you’ve been doing this for years, this article will help you get prepped to the teeth for whatever life …

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The Ultimate EDC Kit for Under $50

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A while back we talked about the best bag for your everyday carry kit. In another article we made a list of all the EDC items you can possibly carry on your person as you go about your daily chores and routine. Now it’s time to put the two together and come up …

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Tiny Apartment? You Can Still Stockpile…

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  Room isn’t something you have, it’s something you make. – anonymous   Many urban preppers complain about the fact that they don’t have enough space to store their preps. The way most of them do it, they will last for about a week with the food and water they currently have, but that’s about …

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Survival Items Nearly Impossible to Get Post-Collapse

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OK, so you know how to make your own survival weapons, your own shoe-laces, your own first aid kit, eating utensils, etc. and you probably think to yourself: When disaster strikes, I’m covered. I can make or do anything I want. Well, that may or may not be the case. Some survival items …

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Emergency Essentials for SHTF

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OK, so you want to start prepping for a disaster but you don’t know where to start. You have a busy life and don’t really have time or build a one year food stockpile. Maybe you just think it’s too overwhelming and you want a slow start to prepping. I’m glad you …

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Survival Fitness: Are You FIT Enough To Survive?

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When I was in high-school, I was the worst in P.E. class. Well, next to last, because there was this one kid who was not only bad at it, he didn’t really care. But I cared about the grades so I was always beating myself down for sucking at it. In college I discovered …

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DIY Your First Aid Kit (And Learn to Use It, Too!)

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Fractures, bruises, muscle strain, and dislocations, these are just a few of the most common injuries Americans end up in emergency rooms for and the numbers of visits are not small at all. Lots of articles will give you the basics of a first aid kit (FAK for short) or for …

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How To Find Water

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Clean drinking water is high on the survival checklist, second only to shelter.  The fragility of the human body means that it can only survive a day or two, maybe less, without clean water to drink.  Water is necessary to regulate the body’s temperature and allow maximum physical performance. Without …

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SURVIVAL GEAR MUST-HAVES

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With so many choices available for survival gadgets, it’s very easy to get overwhelmed. In fact, those who are new prepping can actually spend a ton of money unnecessarily trying to buy every type of supply they will need. It’s actually more important to get the most bang for your …

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Toilet Paper Alternatives for Survival

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article updated by Dan F. Sullivan In a SHTF scenario, one of the most sought after items is going to be traditional toilet paper, because let’s face it, everyone has to go. Not to mention that even before a SHTF scenario, you spend your hard earned dollars on paper that …

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Total Collapse or Slow Decline, What Will Happen?

Before we begin, I just need to make it clear that I’m no political analyst. I’ll try to look at things from a survivalist perspective and do my best to avoid turning this piece from an educational article into a rant. One of the debates the prepping community tries to …

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What to Tell Cashiers When They Ask About Your Preps

OK, so you’re a little annoyed because whenever you buy new preps, the cashiers have clever remarks as to the quantity of food you’re getting. You find yourself in need of some clever answers for the next trip. Not to worry, I’ve got plenty of comebacks for you and I’m …

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Literally Every Way to Start a Fire

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Update: this article has been updated with the weirdest and coolest way to start a fire yet. Scroll down to the very last video. Since one of our biggest fears is having to leave our homes and bug out into the woods in search of our BOLs or even just wander around until the dust settles, we …

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How To Prepare For An Economic Collapse

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The United States currently owes more debt than ever before and economists fear a point of no return. The U.S. won’t be able to repay their debt, the economy will crash. CNN Money reports that more than 3/4 of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Less than fifty percent of all …

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The Best Ways To Hide Your Preps

When prepping, it’s not only important to know how to acquire and store your preps, but to know how to protect them, too. When considering how to safeguard your valuables and food stockpiles, it is important to alert to groups of people who may have an interest in stealing your …

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These Preps Will NOT Make You Look Crazy

We’re all concerned, at some level, about what other people think of us, some of us more than others. After all, we live in a society where we base our actions on the feedback we get from those around us. I could just go ahead and tell you you shouldn’t give …

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Are Preppers Crazy?

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No, we are not crazy! I feel like saying to you right from the get-go of this article. But, as a professional writer/blogger, I can’t do that. Not without giving you my solid down-to-earth reasoning, at least. So bear with me because I’m gonna prove to you that prepping is not …

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