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A Preppers Best Friend

A Preppers Best Friend While there are many things that a prepper may hold dear in this life, a good dog is tough to beat. There are no other animals out there with years of experience living with us crazy humans. There is also no pet as loyal as a good dog.

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. While there are many things that a prepper may hold dear in this life, a good dog is tough to beat. There are no other …

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Why Dont we Master the Evacuation

What will it take? How many billions of dollars have to be spent before the American public starts to take disaster preparedness more seriously?

What will it take? How many billions of dollars have to be spent before the American public starts to take disaster preparedness more seriously? Each year the varying regions of our nation face natural disasters that have plagued the continent long before we were on this continent. Yet each year we are surprised at the …

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When Will We Feel the Sting of Financial Crisis

One of the most confusing things about looking ahead for a financial collapse is that we are easy to look only at America.

One of the most confusing things about looking ahead for a financial collapse is that we are easy to look only at America. We are often staring at what’s happening here with jobs, spending and stock markets. It can be simple to look at these stats and ponder how anything could be wrong Debt Aside …

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A World Hungry for Preparedness

What the world needs now is disaster preparedness...forget about love!

What the world needs now is disaster preparedness…forget about love! All over the world we are watching human beings face insurmountable force. Be it financial calamity, natural disaster or even skirting around the edges of war. Its a dangerous and frightening time for many. With mother nature and the changing attitude of the earth threats …

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Bushcraft Tools from the Wild

While we often focus on the tools to bring to the wild, how often do you consider what tools the wild have at your disposal?  There are a number of things that can be used as tools.

While we often focus on the tools to bring to the wild, how often do you consider what tools the wild have at your disposal? There are a number of things that can be used as tools. The most basic and the most apparent are those rocks scattered out there. For eons, we have been …

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Secure your Home and Your Vehicle for the Holidays

Secure your Home and Your Vehicle for the Holidays - Personal security at home is a prep that needs to be addressed in the modern age. Things could get a lot more chaotic, in a hurry.

While its fun and necessary to prepare for the future. We need to understand that the threats of today can be just as harmful to us personally as the threats of tomorrow. There is plenty to prepared for in today’s world. Don’t think its all reserved for the WHAT IFs. We are living in a …

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The Power of Self Sufficient Reading

The old adage is still true today: knowledge is power. 

The old adage is still true today: knowledge is power.  While it may not look like it based on the power that pop culture yields its still very true. We are awash in different forms of knowledge and that is one of the perks of our society today. We have videos and podcast, we have …

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Holiday Gifting for The Self Sufficient

The art of gifting is one that requires a couple of skills and considerations.

The art of gifting is one that requires a couple of skills and considerations. The time of the year has arrived where these things are important. You need to understand what you want and what you are capable of giving. Only than can you make the gift giver and receiver happy on both ends. While …

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Carrying Camping Stoves in your Pack

The power of fire and its effect on survival is undeniable

The power of fire and its effect on survival is undeniable. There is no force that has taken us so far as learning to control and manipulate fire. It kept us warm through the ice age and helped us create metal in the iron age. Surviving that cold and creating metal were two huge accomplishments …

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Survival Fitness For Beginners: Mental & Physical

Survival Fitness is a lot more than having the ability to just outrun one person when being chased by wild animals or a mob. You need to have speed, strength and a powerful, focused mind that will think you out of any bad situation. But before you get to that place, you have to look at where you are now, both mentally and physically.

Survival Fitness is a lot more than having the ability to just outrun one person when being chased by wild animals or a mob. You need to have speed, strength and a powerful, focused mind that will think you out of any bad situation. But before you get to that place, you have to look …

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