Category: Survival

The Power of Primitive Weapons and Tools

In the wild, a simple cutting tool may be the difference between your life and death. It could be the difference between shelter and dying from exposure. It could mean the difference between having something to defend yourself with or being vulnerable to animal attacks.

The distinction between a wilderness survival situation and an urban survival situation is important. In one instance you are going to have access to lots of resources and materials. Image Credit: Survivalsherpa.wordpress.com In the wild, a simple cutting tool may …

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The Importance of Blacksmithing Skills in SHTF

How to Make a Soup Can Forge — This is a great DIY project for anyone who wants to start blacksmithing on the cheap. Great for SHTF situations to fix knives or even make them. This is an inexpensive tabletop forge out of a soup can (any can really) with a plaster lining.

When you think of skills to survive TEOTWAWKI, what comes to mind? If you had to give #1 and #2 how would you want that to go?  You would probably think of something like military tactics, food growing, survival skills …

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Hiding Food In The Wild

Hiding Food In The Wild — If and when a crisis hits, one of the most important things for you and for those depending on you will be food. Having access to ample backup food, properly hidden somewhere, will make all the difference between life and death of you and your bug out group.

Why on earth would you take food and hide it in the woods? Why not hide it in your home?  Well, there are a number of different things to consider. The first is what happens when you have to leave …

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Is it Time to Harness Wind Power for SHTF?

How To Build An Impressive 1000 Watt Wind Turbine — 1000 watts is great power for any home. This turbine help charge the battery bank that powers our offgrid home. It's a permanent magnet alternator, generating 3 phase ac, rectified to dc, and fed to a charge controller.

Is it time to consider going off-grid with your power solutions?  1000 watts is a great power for any home. A DIY turbine can help charge the battery bank that powers our off-grid home. With a permanent magnet alternator, generating …

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Hellfire on Earth: How to Escape and Survive a Wildfire

Now, getting out of the way of fire may sound interesting. It may sound almost silly. Run the opposite way of the fire. Well, fire does some pretty terrifying things. It can shoehorn and trap you inside of itself. It can encircle you miles away and you will not even know you are at the center of the inferno. Don't be a victim.

Wildfires are highly destructive and unforgiving forces of nature. The last wildfire in California was the size of Delaware. The whole state! It has already cost about 6.9 billion dollars in damage to the infrastructure. What could come from another …

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Make a Fire Bed and 3 Otherways to Stay Warm Outside

The cold is a monster. If you arent prepared for it and you're trapped out in it, you realize what a monster it can be. Many people lament the cold season but the majority of us spend all of our time in a heated home or workplace. 

The cold is a monster. If you arent prepared for it and you’re trapped out in it, you realize what a monster it can be. Many people lament the cold season but the majority of us spend all of our …

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Every Prepper Needs Written Plans

Planning and Documentation (Level 1 Prepping & Preparedness) - This article is brief but it is a great reminder of the fact that you can only get so much done with your mouth and you mind. Its very important for you to also write down goals. You need to hold yourself accountable. Goals and plans need to be written down and stored for the time when you need them most. Survival is about decisions making. Have tons of info on your side.

Plans are everything. All the gear in the world cannot create a plan for you.  It’s important to recognize that there are levels of prepping. If you are really going to take your preparedness serious planning is one of the …

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Planning for Fresh Foods Through the Winter

While you will have the ability to tap into those canned vegetables from the previous growing season you will miss that crispness of a fresh vegetable. There are methods that you can use to grow some crisp shoots and sprouts throughout the winter. You will get the nutritional value as well as the deliciousness of the fresh grown vegetable.

That crispness of fresh vegetables is one of the things you miss most in the winter. While you will have the ability to tap into those canned vegetables from the previous growing season you will miss that crispness of a …

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Keeping the Human Predators at Bay

Don’t Be Prey, by L.H. - You will find that this article offers you a look at reality. While many people want peace and they want to pretend they are safe in this world, it's just not true. We are responsible for protecting ourselves and knowing how to become hard targets in this world. It will take time, practice and learning. You have to prepare yourself to battle the threats of our day.

We are rushing headlong into a new age. This age is one that offers up some very real challenges for the average American.   While battling the ever-growing threats of intrusive technology we will also need to be prepared to …

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Flash Points Grow in Numbers and Increase Threats of Attack on U.S.

With the most recent move in Iran, it's hard to spin a globe and not find some people we have pissed off. You need only consider one question when it comes to America's recent influence on the world. Are we stabilizing or destabilizing the planet?

With the most recent move in Iran, it’s hard to spin a globe and not find some people we have pissed off. You need only consider one question when it comes to America’s recent influence on the world. Are we …

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