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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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The Ultimate Bug Out Bag Checklist

bug out bag checklist

  One of the simplest preparations that you can make for any kind of disaster is to put together a bug out bag. Also known as a go-to bag or a 3 day/72 hour survival kit, a bug out bag is simply the backpack of survival items that you grab to take with you should you ever need to evacuate ...

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10 Urban Survival Skills To Develop Before SHTF

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  Disaster preparedness and survival can basically be divided into two separate categories: rural and urban.  Let’s focus on the latter of those two.  Urban survival will arguably be more difficult than rural, and thus, the urban survival skills that you develop and apply will be a little different than the ones you would for rural areas. Urban areas have ...

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Keeping Your .22 Ready for Bugging Out

  As a prepper, you know the importance of having the right gun ready to go when SHTF. In emergency situations, you might need to escape from your current location and reach your hideout, where you’ll have access to food, water, shelter, and security. To get past any enemies or bad guys you may encounter, you’ll need both outdoor skills ...

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Is Canned Water Ideal for Your Emergency Supply?

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  Typically when you think of emergency water supply you think of storing it in plastic bottles and jugs.  Canned water doesn’t even cross your mind.  When I think of canned beverages I think of craft beer and sodas…No, I’m not a hipster. As I began to build my prepper water storage supply I began to hear about canned water.  ...

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Winter Bug Out Bag Essentials for When SHTF

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  A winter bug out bag may be essential in an SHTF scenario.  Bugging out in the winter brings its own set of challenges and threats.  These are uniquely different to bugging out in different seasons. Bugging out in winter will make one vulnerable to threats like frostbite and hypothermia.  On top of that, there are different challenges in the ...

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Why Preppers Will Die When SHTF

why preppers will die

  Sadly, many preppers are going to die when SHTF.  Labeling yourself as a prepper doesn’t guarantee that you will survive or that you have it all figured out.  In this post, I’m going to discuss why preppers will die when SHTF. Our goal as a prepper is to extend our survivability.  That is all we can do.  No matter ...

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How to Practice Bugging Out

how to practice bugging out

  Practice makes perfect.  Practicing something helps you to identify your strengths and weaknesses.  It gives you the ability to fix and refine.  When you are bugging out in an SHTF scenario you will only have once chance to get it right.  Mistakes can cost lives.  This is why it is important to understand how to practice bugging out. There ...

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Get Home Bag vs Bug Out Bag

get home bag vs bug out bag

  In August of 2014, a man named Ted who lived and worked in Ferguson, Missouri found himself in a very tough situation.  Earlier in the day protests had begun in response to a police shooting of an African-American male.  The tensions continued to increase until it spun into a full blown riot where protestors began to burn down and ...

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Why You Should Have a Bug Out Bag

why you should have a bug out bag

  If you have been in the prepper community for a while then you probably have realized that we love our bags.  No, not those bags silly.  I’m talking about emergency survival bags such as bug out bags, go bags, get home bags and EDC bags.  In this post I am going to explain why you should have a bug ...

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