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You Need These 7 Skills to Survive SHTF

You Need These 7 Skills to Survive SHTF   There are so many skills needed to survive a SHTF situation that can make a person feel very overwhelmed. Those who manage to get through the basics have put themselves far ahead of the game. Skills such as fire making, shelter building, and food preservation are …

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Fully Automatic Terror: How to Survive a Barcelona Style Car Attack

Fully Automatic Terror: How to Survive a Barcelona Style Car Attack I want you to ask yourself this question: Do you know what to do if a car comes speeding at you. With only seconds to act and even less time to think what is the first thing you would look for or do? This …

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The “NEW” First 100 Things To Disappear After The SHTF

The “NEW” First 100 Things To Disappear After The SHTF It is the scarcity that we all fear. As preppers we are simply trying to have what we need when its nowhere else to be found. There are many security issues that this creates along the way. That being said you are going to learn …

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Between a Compound Bow and Recurve Bow Which is the Best for Survival?

Between a compound bow and a recurve bow, which is the best one for survival? Many people have their opinions when it comes these two. However, they lack the evidence to back their choice. To assist you to make the right choice, this primer will focus on the differences between a recurve and compound bow. …

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Dave Canterbury’s Summer Survival Tricks

Dave Canterbury’s Summer Survival Tricks Its always a treat when you get a guided tour of one of the prominent names in survival. I first came to know this guy on dual survival and I really like the idea of what they were teaching in that show. Since then I have paid attention to Dave …

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Five Survival Lessons We’ve Learned From Natural Calamities!

Five Survival Lessons We’ve Learned From Natural Calamities! Whether a wildfire that scorches hundreds of acres or a hurricane that pulverizes the coast nature constantly reminds us of her true power. Though we may have some very grandiose ideas of what might be and what could be the prospect of what will be i.e. tornadoes …

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The Greatest SHTF Killer and How to Stop It

The Greatest SHTF Killer and How to Stop It The most overlooked issue in a SHTF scenario will be the threats that we cannot see. You will be very vulnerable if you are not prepared for safety and sanitation along with well rehearsed personal hygiene practices. This article is another example of the importance of …

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11 Things That Will Derail Your SHTF Plans

11 Things That Will Derail Your SHTF Plans When you have a big listicle style article I think its so important to bring detailed information. Articles that speak to a mild or broad base topic bring little value. This article has very unique and detailed parts of the survival experience that could derail you. We …

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10 Things Cowboys Carried With Them In The Wild West To Survive

10 Things Cowboys Carried With Them In The Wild West To Survive Though we have some great survivalists in this world today its hard to argue with those who sustained themselves in the unknown plains and wildernesses of early America. The pioneers, the native Americans and the early homesteaders all brought incredible knowledge to the …

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The Solo Prepper Resource Run

The Solo Prepper Resource Run Though we would like to think that we have all the preps we could need to survive a disaster. Maybe you have created a completely sustainable system that will produce food, water and meat for you and your family. The truth of the matter is you will one day need …

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Disaster strikes – What to do?

Disaster strikes – What to do? Once the brown stuff hits the fan, every judgment you make will increase or decrease your chances of survival. Only by taking the proper decisions you will be able to keep you and your loved ones safe. Failing to take immediate action and not exploiting the information you have …

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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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Why We Prepare, And What Scares Me Most

Why We Prepare, And What Scares Me Most Most of us don’t have enough fingers and toes on which we can count the many issues that push us to prep. For many who look at a title like this you may think you are looking at a run of the mill article about EMP, Pandemic, …

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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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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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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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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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Dealing with unreasonable people during and after SHTF

Dealing with unreasonable people during and after SHTF People are the most destructive force in a shtf disaster. Of course, the seriously cataclysmic disasters will cause tons of damage but the true threat to those who make it are the people around them. More importantly we are talking about the people who are unprepared. They …

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5 Lost Survival Lessons I Learned from the Amish

5 Lost Survival Lessons I Learned from the Amish When it comes to walking the walk its hard to overlook the Amish. They have been living the same self reliant lifestyle for a long time and pride themselves on the fact that they do not need the luxuries of the modern world to survive. Of …

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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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When the Heat Stays on for too long: Heat injury

When the Heat Stays on for too long: Heat injury With the summer upon us its very important that we give the heat its due. Whether you seek refuge in a home that is well equipped with air conditioning or if you enjoy the heat you must understand. Its important that you realize the danger …

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The Three Best Ways to Feed Yourself in a Survival Scenario: Hint – It’s Not By Hunting

The Three Best Ways to Feed Yourself in a Survival Scenario Do you plan on breaking out the compound bow and taking down a couple bucks to get you through the year? It takes time and serious effort simply hunt a deer and we don’t always walk away with a deer when deer hunting. This …

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The Last Minute Shopper’s Guide to Panic Prepping

When a disaster draws near, suddenly, preppers don’t seem quite so crazy anymore. It becomes mainstream to engage in a flurry of activity that looks like an episode of Doomsday Preppers being fast-forwarded across the screen. Panic prepping happens more often than you might think. We see it frequently when the news outlets warn of …

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Five Ways To Teach Your Kids Situational Awareness

Five Ways To Teach Your Kids Situational Awareness What we do with kids and how our preparedness lifestyle effects them is a tricky situation. There is a magic in being a kid and its very important that we do not extinguish that magic. The world will dump gallons of reality on that flame, don’t you …

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When It Comes To EMP Preparedness You Only Have Two Choices

When It Comes To EMP Preparedness You Only Have Two Choices One of the most searched disasters on the net is the EMP. The grid collapsing electromagnetic pulse is scary because its real. The effects of the blast are not guaranteed and a full grid collapse is not a given. Still, we could see some …

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