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5 Prepper Holiday Travel Tips Others Don’t Mention

  In 2017, a record-breaking 107 million Americans traveled for the Christmas season.  This is a time of the year that we all look forward to sharing time and gifts with family and friends.  On top of that, we typically eat really well during this season.  It’s something that we all get excited about regardless of your background or beliefs. ...

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How to Use a Watch for a Compass

how to use a watch for a compass

  We know every prepper and survivalist is taught to have a compass and a map in their survival bags including EDC.  Congratulations!  You are now fully prepared to navigate through the gates of hell during the apocalypse….or are you? Are you prepared to find your way in case that you don’t have a compass packed?  Furthermore, what if the ...

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7 Awful Reasons Why Preppers Give Up

  When first getting involved with prepping there is a sense of excitement and urgency.  Skills that need to be attained and the gear that could be helpful are continually running through your mind.  Many will search the internet for hours looking for informational resources and supplies. As time goes by many preppers begin to slow their pace down. The ...

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4 Things You Should Do After Getting a CCW

  Many people get excited about getting their first CCW (conceal carry weapon) believing they have all that they need for self-defense.  However, getting a CCW is just getting you started.  There are a few additional steps that you need to take in order to conceal carry the right way.  In this episode, we will be discussing the 4 things ...

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7 Top Dangers You Will Face Bugging Out

  A lot of people have a misunderstanding of what bugging truly is.  As a result of that, the same people fantasize about it thinking it is going to be a grand old time.  So in this episode, we are going to discuss 7 top dangers you will face while bugging out and how to prepare for them. 7 Top Dangers You ...

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Rural vs Urban Prepping: Which is Best?

rural vs urban prepping

  In this episode, we are going to stir the pot.  Rural vs Urban prepping has always been a contentious topic in the preparedness community. There have been healthy debates on which type of prepper has the greatest chance of survival in a collapse scenario. In this episode, I will be sharing some of the advantages and disadvantages that I ...

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7 Important Areas of Your Home Preparedness System

  Contrary to popular belief, your bug out plan should not take precedence over your home preparedness plan.  We should strategically prepare so that we are never forced to bug out.  When it comes to developing your home preparedness system there are 7 important areas to keep in mind. Show Notes in this episode, we are continuing our theme for ...

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17 Essential Blackout Survival Kit Items

blackout survival kit

  Having a blackout survival kit was something that was unheard of until just recently.  Technology has really come a long way in just a short time.  Electrification initially began to grow from the 1880s to the 1960s.  At first, it was only the rich who could afford what was considered a luxury. So many people during those times were ...

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How to Filter Water in the Wild in 4 Steps

how to filter water in the wild

Often we hear stories about lone survivalists who were stranded in the wild for days. If they make it out of there alive, you will hear them give credit to their will to survival instincts. What many fail to mention that the most important reason for their survival is water. In this post, we will discuss how to filter water ...

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