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The 7 Best Home Security Systems and Why You Need Them

The 7 Best Home Security Systems and Why You Need Them Did you know that homes without security systems in place are more than 300% more likely to be broken into? And did you know that the most frequently burglarized homes in the U.S. had an annual income less than $35K? That covers the majority of preppers, …

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6 Self-Defense Tips For Urban Survivalists

6 Self-Defense Tips For Urban Survivalists When it comes to survivalists, one thing is certain: they love their guns. This makes perfect sense. After all, not only do guns make it easier to hunt for food, they make it FAR easier to defend one’s home against looters. But because survivalists count on their guns for …

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The Gray Man Concept For Survival

The Gray Man Concept For Survival This is an interesting concept. Some agree some do not. At the end of the day it is up to you how you take on SHTF situations. I personally agree and disagree, so I am on the fence. I am not sure if that’s a good thing or not …

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How to Use Sandbags To Stop Water or Bullets

How to Use Sandbags To Stop Water or Bullets Sandbags have been used for a long time to keep us safe in dangerous situations. Safe from rising flood-waters and from incoming rounds in combat. I started thinking about sandbags in terms of home security and the dual purpose they fill struck me. In some places, …

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Hide Your Stuff In Plain Sight .. The Couchbunker

Hide Your Stuff In Plain Sight .. The Couchbunker Is it time you bought some new furniture for your home? This 3 seater sofa from couchbunker can hold all of your valuables and be safely hidden in sight, forever. For the preppers among us this beast can hold up to 30 rifles and a lot …

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3 Step Flashlight Mod That Extends Flashlight Battery Over 360%

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3 Step Flashlight Mod That Extends Flashlight Battery Over 360% This cool hack can extend the battery over 3.6% more if you switch out the bulb for an LED. In any emergency you need to have a source of light. Unfortunately most people who buy flashlights will leave them in a drawer somewhere for months …

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13 Easy Home Security Upgrades Under $13

13 Easy Home Security Upgrades Under $13 While anyone can be unlucky enough to be a victim of a home intrusion or burglary, there are many things within your control to lower your risk. Fortifying your home against intruders is one major step to keeping burglars away and keeping your home secure. Besides hardening your …

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What Happens When the Lights Go Out for Good?

What Happens When the Lights Go Out for Good? Most people have experienced the power going out at least once in their lives. The majority of outages only last a few hours, up to a day or so. Those in areas where storms are prevalent are used to it being out a little longer but …

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Urban Search and Rescue Markings, and Why You Need to Know Them

Urban Search and Rescue Markings and Why You Need to Know Them In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, did you notice pictures of the cryptic markings that FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) spray-painted on all the homes? These rescue marking convey a large amount of information, and knowing what they mean can help you in a …

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12 Life Saving Security Insights For Preppers

12 Life Saving Security Insights For Preppers In order to survive the end of the world preppers will need the skills to rebuild and maintain. These skills encompass everything from hunting skills to being able to fabricate all your necessary items. This can be quite overwhelming, and in some cases, the looming threat of doomsday …

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