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Dangerous Situations You Must Know How to Survive

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Accidents and disasters are traumatizing partly because of the fact that they are largely unpredictable and partly because of the devastation and havoc they can wreak on families and even entire cities. There isn’t one way to avoid or guarantee that you won’t be involved in an accident or in …

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How to Build a Bug-Out Bag in 16 Easy Steps

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Despite being one of the most popular and well known aspects of prepping, most bug out bags are still very poorly put together.  Many times this is because the bags have been pre-made by stores, and are thrown together using items that are low quality and don’t take into account …

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How to be a Gray Man

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Diving in the city, especially in densely populated areas, poses many dangers. Sad as it may seem, there will always be people willing to take down anyone to save their own skin. For them, the weak and unsuspecting people usually make easy targets. If you’re not careful, you might just …

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The Bad Guy’s Guide for Spotting and Stealing from Preppers

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Disclaimer: No, I haven’t lost my mind. This article is part of  a new category titled “prepper fiction”, as well as an exercise to help you see through the eyes of the bad guy to uncover and fix holes in your survival and preparedness plans. Will the SHTF? Maybe. I’m too lazy to …

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Hazards Air: How Can a Dehumidifier & Air Scrubber Help

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Sponsored Post When you have hazardous air throughout your home, you have to consider what ways you can go about removing the pollutants, and then keeping it away for a longer period of time. Hazardous air can be caused by a number of pollution agents. Anything from mold, poison gas, …

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Assembling Your Get-Home Bag

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We hear a lot about the famous bug-out bag, but not as much about the get-home bag (GHB).  But the GHB is perhaps more important than the BOB.  You might not ever need your BOB (best to have one just in case) because not every disaster is going to require …

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Planning and Planting Your Hidden Survival Garden

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If you plan to start growing your own food in a backyard garden and at your bug out location, you will be way ahead of many people when the economy collapses and SHTF. We all know growing our own food is a lot of work, but it will be crucial …

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Do It Yourself DIY Survival Gear

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If you’re new to prepping, one thing to keep in mind is that there is a ton of gear and supplies out there that you can spend your money on, unless you learn how to make homemade survival gear. There are plenty of items that you can make yourself fairly inexpensively. …

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GearBest 2nd Anniversary + Giveaway: Invite You to Join Our Party!

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sponsored by GearBest.com   ****************UPDATE: AND THE WINNER IS…… *********************************** Thanks, everyone. The winner has been selected using random.org. There’ve been 10 contestants and the winner is #3, Larry M! Congratulations, Larry, you’ve won a flashlight under $50 from GearBest of your choosing. *************************************************************************************** We are happy to inform you …

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An Everyday Survival Guide for Personal Emergencies and Trauma

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Not every emergency situation is a disastrous catastrophe that requires you to run for your Bug Out Location (BOL). We’ve covered what to do after widespread disasters in this article on the first 24-hours Post-Disaster.  In reality, it’s more likely that you will experience or be impacted more frequently by …

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Bugging Out 101

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In the last fifteen years, there has been an average of over 300 climate and weather related events, primarily storms and floods, annually around the world. Although our technology has made some great advances in recent years, you can’t control or predict the weather. Even the professional weather forecasters cannot …

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Take That! The Best Tactical Pens for Self-Defense

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Any prepper will need multiple ways to protect themselves and their family when SHTF. A tactical pen is a great option for a back-up non-lethal weapon. A strong sturdy pen is likely part of your escape plan. You will need one to write directions, make lists, and label items/storage spaces. …

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Is Tap Water Safe to Drink?

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Water is a vital part of every prepper’s plans for a natural disaster or post-SHTF event. Bottled spring water is of course one option for your stockpile. But many people feel that storing tap water is a less expensive option. Tap water is so readily accessible in your home so …

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Steals and Deals

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Hello everyone, Starting today I am pleased to announce the new sponsor of Survival Sullivan, GearBest.com. They will be offering giveaways and discounts periodically, so make sure you follow our blog so you don’t miss them. Today’s deals are…   1. MecArmy SGN3 CREE XP – G2 Keychain LED Flashlight Coupon: GBLED2016 …

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Copy That! Here’s How to Use CB Radio for Survival

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The Citizens Band Radio Service, commonly referred to as CB, is a form of radio communication that can be used for both business and consumer purposes. It has become a popular option for civilians in particular because it is incredibly easy to use and no license is required to operate …

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How to Make Sunscreen at Home

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There are so many practical things you can make by yourself and homemade sunscreen is one of them.  Sunscreen is important whenever you are outside, working in the garden, camping and fishing, or bugging out.  You need to protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun when exposed …

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9 Ways Preppers Could Face Fines or Jail Time

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A prepper plans ahead for events that pose a threat to the life or safety of himself or loved ones, but did you ever think your actions could potentially cause an issue? The amount of prepping each of us chooses to do can vary widely and is really a matter …

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Tips on How to Disappear Without a Trace When SHTF

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Any good prepper must be prepared for any imaginable situation. In a post-SHTF scenario or, God forbid, in the event of martial law, you may find it necessary to lie low. When anarchy ensues, you cannot turn to the authorities for protection and will have to rely on yourself. Guilty …

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Creative Uses for Coffee Filters When SHTF

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The primary issue when prepping for a natural disaster, economic collapse, or any other grid down event is worrying about having enough supplies. Every prepper thinks about it frequently, no matter how well stocked they may be at any given time. Whether the grid is down for three days or …

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