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How To Make A Safe Room

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Intruders, like anyone else, tend to take the path of least resistance to enter your home. In the case of an intruder, it’s always safest to avoid a confrontation. Your primary goal for home security is to keep intruders out of your home, via passive home defense tactics. Second and …

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44 Excellent Bug Out Bag Food Suggestions

A lot articles tackle bug out bags and casually mention we should all add food to them. However, all of them fail to talk in depth about this aspect. A Bug-Out-Bag (BOB) is the term we use to describe the bag or kit that contains valuable food and tools necessary for …

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77 Survival Items To Put In Your Car’s Bug Out Bag

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When disaster strikes, you may only have minutes, even seconds get the heck outta there. A good preparedness kit is essential for a quick evacuation and can mean the difference between life and death. Your bug out bag backpack should contain enough supplies to get you through 72 hours, or …

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Your Long Term Survival Plan

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A lot has been written about what to do when the brown stuff hits the fan. Knowing what to do during those first few critical minutes, whether to bug in or out, having a family plan in advance. These are all important. It’s also been said that, 3 weeks after the initial catastrophe, …

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The First 24 Hours Post-Disaster

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You’ve gathered supplies and invested some time to gain knowledge and practice survival skills. Your regular wardrobe includes your EDC and your GHB is never far from reach. Your BOB is stored securely and your BOV is loaded and ready to go. You have prepped and planned for a SHTF …

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11 Ways To Light Your House Post-Shtf

Just over 1 million people, unable to connect to their the electrical grid in their country, count on fuel-based lighting as an alternative way to power their homes. You’ve heard of fuel-based lighting, and maybe even used them on occasion yourself. Kerosene fueled lamps, candles or oil lanterns are common …

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How to Prepare For and Survive Martial Law

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Martial Law is by far one of the biggest nightmares we could face, one that’s keeping many preppers awake at night. This is because it can happen in the aftermath of any number of natural or man-made disasters (see list below). In other words, if it’s happening, the country is in so much trouble …

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Planning to Bug Out? Not So Fast…

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One of the most foundational elements in prepping beyond stashing emergency food and other supplies is bugging out, the notion that you’ll hit the road with a backpack load or, if you are fortunate and the situation dictates, a car load of survival gear to hopefully escape whatever disastrous end …

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Can You Still Enjoy Life While Prepping?

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If you’ve been prepping for a year or more, you probably started to doubt yourself and your efforts at some point, probably on more than one occasion. Some of the questions you may have asked yourself include: Is prepping really worth it?Am I a hoarder?Am I going too far with this?Do …

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Should You Bug Out Alone or In a Group?

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Who is coming with you when the balloon goes up? When things look grim and the situation has truly reached SHTF levels of severity, it might be time to grab your kit and get the heck out; it’s time to bug out! Bugging out from your home is going to …

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Premade Bug Out Bags? No Thanks!

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There are two types of preppers when it comes to the way they spend money on preps. Both of them have a lot in common, though. They both see the mess we’re in, the numerous natural and man-made dangers that can affect us, and both categories want to prepare. The difference is …

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Ways To Save Money While Prepping

Prepping isn’t cheap. You already know that stockpiling extra food on top of your monthly grocery list, getting special gear for your EDC and BOB, buying weapons and making sure your property is secure are additional expenses that can put serious strain on your pocket. Any good prepper knows that money …

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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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80 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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The Best 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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33 Ways to Stockpile in a Tiny Apartment

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Room isn’t something you have, it’s something you make. Many urban preppers complain about the fact that they don’t have enough space to store their preps. If you live in a tiny apartment, there’s no doubt it can be tougher to find a place to store extra preps. Using the standard storage locations, most …

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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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The Complete Emergency Essentials List 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, you just want to get a few emergency essentials to be covered in most disasters. I’m glad you …

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