Category: SHTF


30+ Items to Include When Building a TSA-Approved Bug Out Bag

Usually, building a bug out bag is limited by the space within the bag and the weight of its contents.

Usually, building a bug out bag is limited by the space within the bag and the weight of its contents. However, there are also situations where many items in the bag may not be appropriate, such as an airport. Think …

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How Debt is Crushing Preparedness Goals

It would seem that the citizens of the nation are following the suite of their leadership. While the US Government tops 22 trillion dollars, Americans run credit up just as fast as they can, too! Its an ugly reality but a reality it is.

It would seem that the citizens of the nation are following the suite of their leadership. While the US Government tops 22 trillion dollars, Americans run credit up just as fast as they can, too! Its an ugly reality but …

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Amazing Ways You Can Reuse Aluminum Cans

I have shared articles on the subject of soda can stoves, DIY soda can shingles, soda can solar heaters and even how to open a padlock with a soda can. Now you can add a couple more items to the list!

The prepper DIY craze is something that many of us can benefit from. As Americans we have tons of waste. Well, a lot more than just tons. We are some trash making creatures and while we are doing better with …

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Survival Gear I Didn’t Need

Survival Gear I didn't Need - This article has some really great gear in it! I am talking about top tier gear you would assume would be great to own. The author gives you all the reasons this stuff didn't work. In some cases he even gives you the replacements he purchased as well.

It’s easy to assume that costly gear is enough to improve your situation. It’s just not always the truth. We live in an age where the internet is filled with “review” articles that do one thing more offensively than any …

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Top 5 Reasons Why People Do Not Catch Fish

Top 5 Reasons Why People Do Not Catch Fish - Just because you have fished, doesn’t mean you know how to catch fish. Even people that fish regularly, such as my father, don’t always know what they are doing. So why do many Preppers think they are going to consistently catch fish during a survival situation?

Fishing is one of the most effective survival skills that you can have on your side. It can even be made passive. However, many people give up on fishing because they dont find big success. Lets look at a number …

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How To Drill Your Own Water Well

How To Drill Your Own Water Well - The water well drilling methods described here work well in digging/drilling through dirt, and clay, including really hard clay.  They will not work if you need to drill through rock but, if the area you live in is flat or relatively flat, it is definitely worth a try.  Many folks think they have to dig or drill their well into an aquifer.  For irrigation and lawn watering, reaching an aquifer isn't necessary.

You can drill your own shallow water well using PVC and household water hoses.   It is a cheap and effective way to dig your own shallow water well.  So, what are the benefits of having a water well drilled on …

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Ten Cent Modification You Can Do to Double Your Radio’s Range

Ten Cent Modification You Can Do to Double Your Radio’s Range — Just like anything in the world, radios only reach so far. Their frequencies can extend across vast spaces, depending on the transmitters and receivers that come with your radio. Obviously, when they reach farther, you can broadcast to a much larger audience, and when they do not go quite as far, the public you reach is not nearly as big.

Just like anything in the world, radios only reach so far. Their frequencies can extend across vast spaces, depending on the transmitters and receivers that come with your radio. Learning how to double your radio’s range could mean all the …

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Combat One Tactical Skincare

You are going to have to address personal hygiene in the field. In most cases we see preppers stocking wet ones. It's rare that we see other options.

You are going to have to address personal hygiene in the field. In most cases we see preppers stocking wet ones. It’s rare that we see other options. If you are really practiced, maybe you know how to make a …

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What are You Preparing For?

There are lots of questions that we can ask ourselves when it comes to prepping. What do you want to use for protection? What type of gun? How much food? 

There are lots of questions that we can ask ourselves when it comes to prepping. What do you want to use for protection? What type of gun? How much food?  The questions never seem to end. One question that doesn’t …

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The President is Preparing for an EMP

The prepper community has long had their eyes to the sky in search of an EMP and the source.

The prepper community has long had their eyes to the sky in search of an EMP and the source. Of course, they have also been preparing for this worst-case scenario. If you are not aware of what an EMP means …

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