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Being a prepper can offer up an entirely new outlook on life. It makes you consider things like where you are going to store all the items you need to be as prepared as possible. For most preppers space is an issue. Another big issue can be OPSEC or operational security.
This can be very hard to achieve if you have food and ammo coming out of every closet. One of the things that you can consider is creating covert storage locations.
Some people use hollowed out everyday objects to store things like ammo, food, and medical supplies. This puts preps right out in the open and people have no idea about it.
One of the more radical ideas is to create a complete cover room. This room can be used for storage or even as a safe room during a break-in. These rooms can vary in size from a full-size living space to a small nook.
Let’s look at a few spots to search in your own home for secret covert storage space.
Under the Steps
Most homes have space under the steps that are nothing but dead air. This could be a great way to take advantage of that space.
Sometimes there is room between closets or areas within the walls of closets that are not used. A little carving and patching might prove to be the best way to create a storage area or even a small room for covert stockpiling and the bolstering of your OPSEC.
Using some basics drywall you could build your own coverts space or hidden room in the attic of your home. To a person just peeking up in the attic, the space might seem empty.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.