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Without Electricity: Level-1 Prepping & Preparedness

Without Electricity: Level-1 Prepping & Preparedness - You will be surprised at what can be taken but the author also offers what can be gained. There are many simple purchases you can make to assure that you are going to be able to react to the next power outage.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. If you haven’t been through a power outage in a while this is a great article to remind you of what gets taken away. You …

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Police Radio Codes

Police Radio Codes - This article is about police radio codes so you can take a look at how these things. You will be amazed at how much you can glean from a short conversation on the police scanner.

Survival intelligence is a large part of surviving a disaster. Most people don’t realize this until they are in the eye of the storm. That is a literal and figurative statement. You should have as many methods of gathering intelligence as humanly possible. You better be prepared for this. Drones, police scanners, off grid radios, …

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Tips and Guidance for First Time Handgun Buyers

Tips and Guidance for First Time Handgun Buyers - This is a great article about those first time gun owners and how to pick a firearm. Its not as easy as you might think and you could wind up with something very incompatible with your style or ability. A gun should fit your entire lifestyle, if you want to do this thing the right way.

What is a first time handgun buyer? Well, we cannot speak for all individuals but I have to assume that a large percentage are people who have finally seen enough. They are people who have witnessed enough of a nightmare in the realities of the world that they are prepared to arm themselves either at …

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Is Prepping Stressful?

Is Prepping Stressful? - Its always good to read the words of a prepper who has been in the game for a while and has been through that panic. This same panic can crop up when things get ugly around us. Always remember, you are no good to anyone if you are stressed out and exhausted.

This article is a very interesting look at a theme that we all face as preppers. I will never forget the early days of prepping when I thought the nation would fall at any moment. It is very much a panic. when you learn about the fragility of our society your mind spirals into a …

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8 Places You Can Store Your Drinking Water

8 Places You Can Store Your Drinking Water — Of all the survival supplies you can stockpile, water is arguably the most important. Without it, you’d only last a few days before dying of thirst. Unfortunately, water takes up a lot of space. 

Of all the survival supplies you can stockpile, water is arguably the most important. Without it, you’d only last a few days before dying of thirst. Unfortunately, water takes up a lot of space. Even a whole pallet of water will only last a family of four a couple months (if everyone only uses one …

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How to Save Money Buying Prepper Gear

How to Save Money Buying Prepper Gear - The author offers up some great ideas for using todays tech to save money and even make a little money while you do so.

When I rad an article like this I tend to think about cheap crap that doesn’t really work. Saving money on anything can go one of two ways. We can spend less money on cheaper products and that tends to work against us though many of us still do it. The other option is that …

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Survival Scenarios: Gear Quality or Quantity

Survival Scenarios: Gear Quality or Quantity - This article is on the concept of quality over quantity in terms of gear. What path are you going to take when it comes to gear? Don't fall into the money trap of aimless gear purchases.

The world of gear is a rabbit hole. Its one that you can go down and you can go deep. You might find that you have a healthy debt behind buying gear. It can be very addictive. Do you ever consider what types of gear you need and want? How about what types of gear …

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Bugging Out From School: Build a Kit and Make a Plan That Won’t Get Your Kids Expelled

Bugging Out From School: Build a Kit and Make a Plan That Won’t Get Your Kids Expelled - What I liked most about this article is the idea that you must measure your child before you put the power of the bugout in their hands. You will know, better than anyone, what type of child you have and if they are capable of pulling something like this off.

I find it hard to believe that there are any parents out there that wouldn’t understand the importance of an article like this. It takes a smart parent to recognize the risks in schools and it takes an observant parent to consider putting something like this into play. I have heard tons of horror stories …

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The Low FODMAP Diet for a Healthier Gut

The Low FODMAP Diet for a Healthier Gut - This is a very interesting article that explores another type of diet. You are going to see some things you agree with and maybe some that you don't. The thing about diets is that you need to try lots of diets until find the one that works with your body and your fitness level.

While not enough Americans are putting enough into a healthy diet and a fitness regiment, many people are into these things. Of course, the struggle we all face is where to start. What diet to begin with and what workout to take on. Your diet and your fitness level are a massive part of your …

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Here’s the Deal with Expiration Dates

Here's the Deal with Expiration Dates - This article touches on another topic that you might not have considered. How long is that food going to be good enough to eat? What happens when your food passes an expiration date? This article talks all about how to deal with expiration dates and what to really concern yourself with.

Hopefully by now you have some sort of food stockpile. This is your food storage and you need to be very thoughtful in how you build this. it should be a collection of things that you enjoy eating and that last a long time. I like the idea of starting off with enough food to …

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