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Ask a Prepper Series: Desert Island Survival Scenario

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Ask a Prepper Series: Desert Island Survival Scenario Besides shooting the shit when we get together, we sometimes like to run through survival scenarios. One of us had caught that Tom Hanks Castaway movie showing on TV recently and another had …

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How to Get a Free Survival Map of Your Local Area

How to Get a Free Survival Map of Your Local Area — A survival map is an important part of any survival kit. There is no excuse not to have one because getting one is quick, easy, and free. Print maps of all areas you may need in the event of an emergency. If you have a bug out route planned, it is a good idea to have maps for the entire route.

How to Get a Free Survival Map of Your Local Area A survival map is an important part of any survival kit. There is no excuse not to have one because getting one is quick, easy, and free. Print maps of …

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6 Ways to Avoid Being Herded into a FEMA Camp

6 Ways to Avoid Being Herded into a FEMA Camp — Having everything you own reduced to a numbered cot in a FEMA camp is not how you want to find yourself in an emergency. It is not only a terrible position to find yourself in, but it could also be a dangerous one.

6 Ways to Avoid Being Herded into a FEMA Camp Having everything you own reduced to a numbered cot in a FEMA camp is not how you want to find yourself in an emergency. It is not only a terrible position to …

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Prepper Zen: The Importance of Mindfulness in Prepping

Prepper Zen: The Importance of Mindfulness in Prepping — Any disaster, emergency, or SHTF scenario is filled with all sorts of extra stress. How you manage the stress can be the difference between life and death. Simple tactics that are over a thousand years old can be used to help center your mind back on the task at hand.

Prepper Zen: The Importance of Mindfulness in Prepping Any disaster, emergency, or SHTF scenario is filled with all sorts of extra stress. How you manage the stress can be the difference between life and death. Simple tactics that are over …

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Prepping for Climate Change: The Effects on the US

Prepping for Climate Change: The Effects on the US —One of our new writers believes the climate change threat is real, and on our doorstep. What do you think? Does it hurt for a prepper to be prepared for the worst case situation, regardless if climate change is happening now?

Prepping for Climate Change: The Effects on the US One of our new writers believes the climate change threat is real, and on our doorstep. What do you think? Does it hurt for a prepper to be prepared for the …

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Ask a Prepper Series: What is Your Bug Out Shoe of Choice?

Ask a Prepper Series: What is Your Bug Out Shoe of Choice? What shoes or boots do you plan on wearing when you have to bug out, and why? This is the simple question we posed to the team over …

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The Cheapest Bug Out Bag: 11 Steps and Less Than $100

The Cheapest Bug Out Bag: 11 Steps and Less Than $100 — Yes, you could throw together a cheap bug out bag for practically free. But will it help you survive when SHTF? You could also spend all your money on a bug out bag and let it sit in a closet and never look at it again.

The Cheapest Bug Out Bag: 11 Steps and Less Than $100 Yes, you could throw together a cheap bug out bag for practically free. But will it help you survive when SHTF? You could also spend all your money on …

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6 Generator Tips to Prepare You for the Next Storm

6 Generator Tips to Prepare You for the Next Storm — “Snowpocalypse" has come and gone in the Southeast, and while the stores may have run out of milk and bread, the accumulation was not nearly as bad as predicted.

6 Generator Tips to Prepare You for the Next Storm “Snowpocalypse” has come and gone in the Southeast, and while the stores may have run out of milk and bread, the accumulation was not nearly as bad as predicted. Don’t …

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6 Reason to Add a Coat Hanger to Your Bug Out Bag

6 Reasons to Add a Coat Hanger to Your Bug Out Bag — What kind of non-conventional gear have you acquired for your bug out bag? From pennies and razor scooters, to chopstick and pantyhose, I have seen a lot of things suggested for get-out-of-dodge kits.

6 Reasons to Add a Coat Hanger to Your Bug Out Bag What kind of non-conventional gear have you acquired for your bug out bag? From pennies and razor scooters, to chopstick and pantyhose, I have seen a lot of …

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How Will You Communicate in an Emergency?

How Will You Communicate in an Emergency? Are you planning on using your cell phone to send texts? While that may be more reliable than making calls, the communication grid is not especially reliable.

How Will You Communicate in an Emergency? Are you planning on using your cell phone to send texts? While that may be more reliable than making calls, the communication grid is not especially reliable. You have certainly experienced small outages …

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