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After watching recent events unfold and speaking to family and friends, my wife and I decided to start prepping. Preparedness is a big part of our lives now and I would be honored to share some knowledge with you. Here at SHTF Prepping & Homesteading Central we gather the best prepping, survival, homesteading and DIY articles from around the web. - "Those who prepare today will survive tomorrow."

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How to Prepare for Civil Unrest as Preppers

After the Horrific Charlottesville Nightmare Prepare in 5 Ways - As the next chapter of American politics takes shape and the social order reshuffles itself you must get prepared for the worst. This article offers 5 ways that you must live your life going forward.

Something has changed in America. Speculation has become reality and it would seem we have crossed a bridge that no one agreed on the crossing. The world we knew just a few years ago is not the world we live …

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Post-Collapse Barter Items And Trade Skills

Post-Collapse Barter Items And Trade Skills - The idea of the barter and skill trade are so important. If we are counting on barter and trade than we must also be counting on some sort of civility between people.

The idea of barter and skill trade are so important. If we are counting on barter and trade than we must also be counting on some sort of civility between people. I think if we are facing a full-scale collapse …

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Safety & Security: Level 1 Prepping & Preparedness

Safety & Security: Level 1 Prepping & Preparedness - I really enjoy this article because it discusses both safety and security. Still, it focuses on the proper hardware for safety.

There is very little placed on the aspect of safety in prepping. For example: Have you ever read an article about the safety of lifting or stacking food storage? There are many articles about food storage and this includes heavy …

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4 Food Storage Mistakes You Might Be Making

4 Food Storage Mistakes You Might Be Making - You really need to stay on top of your game with food. Food has always taken the number one seed in all historic collapses.

Masters call it the 10,000 rule. Bruce Lee said very succinctly that he did not concern himself with the man who has thrown 10000 kicks once; instead, he feared the man who has thrown 1 kick 10,000 times.  You need …

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Prepping: How Much Food is Enough

Prepping: How Much Food is Enough (Updated for 2017) - This article is a collection of ideas on the subject of food storage. It focuses on things like quantities, keeping inventories and assuring that you have enough food when you need it.

Most recently the collapse in Venezuela has taught us that starvation is never far enough away. There are tons of article on the net about various elements of a collapse. When I watch the people of the fallen nation of …

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America Off Grid: Preparing for Grid Failure

America’s Power Grid: Vulnerable or Not? - The author offers up knowledge about the three main power grids and the incredibly monolithic transformers that are essential to those grids working. This is a quiet problem that never seems to come up.

It is one of the greatest threats to the whole of the nation. The power grid has taken the top bill for quite some time. I have heard some of the smartest and most successful people in the country talk …

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The 3 Biggest Keys to Long-Term Food Storage for Survival

The 3 Biggest Keys to Long-Term Food Storage for Survival - You must have a plan and an understanding of how you are going to feed your family in the event of  disaster. This plan should be diverse.

Food storage is key to any survival plan. There is no getting around this one. You must have a plan and an understanding of how you are going to feed your family in the event of a disaster. This plan …

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Can You Grow a First Aid Kit?

Grow a Sustainable First Aid Kit - This article outlines all you will need to create a first aid kit that will support all of your first aid needs. There is a section on hardware and an in depth list of herbs that can be used in your first aid kit. Alternate medicines are a must for surviving a disaster.

First aid without things like aspirin and Tylenol may sound very interesting. You may be wondering how regular herbs can take the place of these medicines. What I will tell you is that they will never take the place of …

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What Emergency Checklists Should You Have

Emergency Checklists, by M.B. - This article is at way to look that the many different types of checklists you should be considering. Every few months I evaluate myself and create lists that need to be considered. Things change. Tech changes and tools get better. Its imperative that you continue to improve

How do you start prepping in the first place? If you haven’t been living a self-reliant life since the beginning, well, you might need a primer.  As synonymous with preppers as food storage. I think that checklists are just part …

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5 Things STILL Worth Doing Grandma’s Way

5 Things STILL Worth Doing Grandma’s Way - This article is something very special as it pushes you back to old ways. This article focus on the pen and pad or even pencil and paper. How do we hold fast to those things that make us human in a world that is pushing us to become dependent on electronics.

The time is quickly approaching where you will have to make a decision about the technology in your life. There has never been anything as intrusive as the technology in our lives. At the writing of this article, Apple has …

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