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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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How To Build A Preppers Pantry Bed

How To Build A Preppers Pantry Bed Food will be worth more than gold and silver if SHTF. So, knowing that, wouldn’t you think it be a wise move to hide some food in case looters and neighbors try and break into your house and take all of it? There are hidden pantry tutorials on …

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DIY Living Fences: How-To, Advantages and Tips

DIY Living Fences: How-To, Advantages and Tips I think I will be doing this very soon. What a perfect addition to any sized garden. Cheap and easy to do, you would be mad not to have this type of fence in your garden. Having fencing around your property or bug out location is always a …

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Post Disaster Communication for Newbies

Post Disaster Communication for Newbies During and after a disaster, information is at a premium. The chaos that disasters bring can make getting any solid information almost impossible. Disaster communication is very different from when you were a kid, playing on walkie talkies or maybe CB radios in your vehicles. The rules are different, the …

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Security, Hiding Your Preps In Plain Sight

Security, Hiding Your Preps In Plain Sight Home security is a critical aspect of preparedness. Your preps will be all for naught if someone steals them. If a thief were to break into your house, how easy would it be for them to find your valuables? This is just one of many crucial mistakes people make when …

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10 Survival Essentials That You Absolutely Can’t Go Without

10 Survival Essentials That You Absolutely Can’t Go Without There are thousands of survival items out there. From knives to magnesium sticks and more, it can make a beginner feel completely overwhelmed. For example, should you invest in matches or lighters for building a fire? Or both? Should you forget both of those and simply …

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Hidden Passageway Bookcase Doors

Hidden Passageway Bookcase Doors Most secret rooms need to be designed into your house way before it’s built, but these Woodfold Bookcase Doors change all that. Ready to install on either 54 or 66-inch wide openings, the bookcases offer two fixed shelves at the middle and bottom, with four more adjustable shelves for personalization. In addition, the …

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DIY Pummel Pipe Melee Weapon

DIY Pummel Pipe Melee Weapon You just never know if you will find yourself in a SHTF situation, what if you run out of ammo, what if you want something more than a baseball bat? The benefits of having a well-made melee weapon on hand can’t be argued against. These are great for semi-close combat, …

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