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How to Practice Bugging Out

How to Practice Bugging Out The bugout has been turned into a bit of a game over the last 5 years and its a real pet peeve of mine. Maybe its the funny Disney kind of name we have given it. I blame much of it on the idea that it was once a focal …

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6 Money Mistakes that Decrease Preppers Survivability

6 Money Mistakes that Decrease Preppers Survivability Managing money is a tough enough task when you aren’t dealing with thoughts of the end times. Just paying bills and not eating out too much can be a practice in sheer willpower. Not to mention we are working harder to make money these days. Most people are …

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Tactical Vest For The Prepper

Tactical Vest For The Prepper We have stuff. As preppers we keep a lot of stuff, for the most part. Depending on the type of prepper you are you may have tons of stuff. Of course, too much is just a waste of money and time. Still, if you are dealing with a serious disaster …

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Have You Taken Prepping Too Far?

Have You Taken Prepping Too Far? At some point, every person who is into preparedness, survivalism, and even homesteading ask themselves if they’ve taken things too far. Especially in the first and second groups, the question may come up more than once – “Am I taking prepping too far?” You may feel like the only thing …

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A Game Plan For Surviving An Arena Attack

A Game Plan For Surviving An Arena Attack This article asks a question that all Americans must ask themselves. Since the events of 9/11 the best medicine for staying alive has been to avoid crowds. You have seen this advice given all over the internet, news and in books. Of course, the issue is what …

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The Ultimate Prepper’s Survival Guide – Survive When Disaster Strikes.

The Ultimate Prepper’s Survival Guide – Survive When Disaster Strikes If you are looking for a nice long read that you can cuddle up with this weekend this is the one. The author has taken a lot of time to really put together a solid read on food storage. There are other topics in this …

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The Best Survival Blanket – Finding the Optimal Tools for SHTF

The Best Survival Blanket – Finding the Optimal Tools for SHTF It may seem odd that we are talking about survival blankets in the middle of summer. But, as preppers, I think we can agree that there is no better time to prepare than before the storm. When extreme cold weather hits, you need to …

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This is Why Location is Key for your Long Term Wilderness Survival Shelter

This is Why Location is Key for your Long Term Wilderness Survival Shelter This author has put it all together in one article. When you are considering a location for long term survival that means your situation is dire enough. You have to focus on several things when you are considering a place for long …

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What is Your Media Diet?

What is Your Media Diet? We often question ourselves on what goes into our body. There is more science and more information about the importance of our diet and the health effects than ever before. Some of the worst diseases have been linked to things like processes sugar and the lack of exercise. We know …

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57 Best Cabin Plans

57 Best Cabin Plans Building your own log cabin and starting to live off-grid can be a great way to start prepping. For those who don’t know, log cabins can be built for a surprisingly small sum of money (<$20,000) and can be hidden away making them an ideal home for preppers. Cabins can be …

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13 Tips to Survive a Protest

13 Tips to Survive a Protest This is an incredible concept but in 2017 we are dealing with protests is a dangerous things. We have seen the fall of the peaceful protest  on campuses all across American. Though it might make you feel upset that we have reached this point I think its important that …

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2017 EDC Items You Haven’t Heard Of

2017 EDC Items You Haven’t Heard Of Tech is changing everything. Innovation. We are America. Everything is going to continue to get better .Of course, the issue is the China made products that fall apart and you do not want on your person everyday. Still, there are great American companies created incredible products for your …

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5 Skills And 5 Tools For Every Prepper

5 Skills And 5 Tools For Every Prepper There is something to be said about these primer articles. I enjoy looking into them and seeing what is left to learn. There are always little tips that can be gleaned from any article. Skills and tools are the basis for much of what we do as …

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The Reasons Why You Should Not Be Prepping From Fear Alone…

The Reasons Why You Should Not Be Prepping From Fear Alone… Though we like to think of prepping as a way to get ready for scary disasters it is truly a journey. There is no denying that the journey in preparedness most often starts out with fear. It is the realization of just how weak …

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Stay Clean While Camping Using the Waterless Hygiene System by CombatOne

Stay Clean While Camping Using the Waterless Hygiene System by CombatOne Rashes, skin lesions and abrasions as well as infections are some of the most common ailments of the camper. When we talk about bugging out most of us are talking about hiking and camping. There aren’t many people who have a giant bugout location …

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How To Make a Powerful Marigold Extract

How To Make a Powerful Marigold Extract We are always planting marigolds in the community garden to bring those great pollinators. Before reading this great article I had no idea what power these little petals had. Its such an incredible thing when you realize that there are tremendous health benefits growing in the dirt around …

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The Different Types of Prepping (And Preppers)

The Different Types of Prepping (And Preppers) There is something great about articles like this one. Its just a fun article. You will find the breakdown of all of these prepper types super entertaining. I will never know why we, as humans, love the idea of categorization. Its such an incredible thing. Boxing ourselves into …

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The Utility Knife- A Prepper Favorite

The Utility Knife- A Prepper Favorite There are countless tools preppers can use, as they are undeniably resourceful. One of the favorite knives that gets used for everyday carry (EDC) is not your typical folding knife. It’s not a fixed blade knife either. A replaceable blade utility knife probably sees the most work for everyday …

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41 Genius Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

41 Genius Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner I found a great collection of camping hacks that could make your camping trips better. My favorite hacks are the four that I have pictured above, you have to check them out. I love that you can add sage to a campfire to keep the …

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Why Preppers Should Spend More Time Learning (and Less Time Shopping)

Hey – you, with the shovel.  Stop building that bunker. I want to ask you a question. Also, you – the folks with the shopping cart full of shelf-stable food. Hold on a minute. How much time do you spend learning? And by learning, I don’t mean some required on-the-job training or skimming over an article …

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Is Your Prepper’s Nightstand Equipped for Survival?

Some folks keep their nightstand minimalist, with just a lamp and a clock. Others clutter it with pretty decorative items, sentimental pictures, and the latest book they’re reading. Then there’s the prepper’s nightstand, which is equipped for a wide variety of middle-of-the-night emergencies. Imagine this: You awaken in the middle of the night and something …

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Actually, You CAN Afford to Prep: 30 Easy Spending Cuts to Make It Possible

We can all agree that prepping costs money. It’s hard to imagine buying extra food when you feel like you can barely buy groceries to make it until the next paycheck. Thinking about spending over $100 on a prepper purchase is enough to induce a cold sweat for a lot of folks. Over at Preppers …

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Why I Completely Changed My Family’s Long-Term Survival Plan

For the past five years, I’ve lived the prepper’s dream. I’ve lived on secluded acreage out in the boondocks, with a gate at the driveway to deter those who just wander past. I moved from the Canadian boondocks to the American boondocks (in foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains of California) and lived the life …

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FEMA Is Preparing For A Solar Storm That Would Take Out The Grid

FEMA Is Preparing For A Solar Storm That Would Take Out The Grid FEMA is preparing. They are always preparing. That’s what they do. What they do a really bad job of is communication. It may not even be their fault entirely. People are fractured in how they consume information. Some get it through social …

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INCH Bag: Ultimate No-Nonsense Guide

INCH Bag: Ultimate No-Nonsense Guide The concept of I AM NEVER COMING HOME is a very terrifying one. In most cases you have invested hundreds of thousands or on your home and the additions and things inside of the home. Not to mention those wonderful memories within the four walls of your home. The very …

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