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10 Urban Survival Skills To Develop Before SHTF

urban survival skills

  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?

canned water

  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

winter bug out bag

  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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How to Prepare for the Coming Civil War

how to prepare for the coming civil war

  “A nation divided against itself cannot stand.” Lately, in the United States, we have been experiencing a lot of divisions.  Tensions are increasing and we are hearing the rumor of a civil war.  So in this post, we are going to talk about how to prepare for the coming civil war. No longer do we remember the saying “united ...

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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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SPG 016: Prepper Emergency Water Preparedness Assessment

  When it comes to preparedness having emergency water storage and supply is essential.  In this episode, we are going to begin a series of episodes where we conduct assessments.  This episode will be focusing on conducting emergency water preparedness.  You can only survive 3 days without water so it is important to have quick access to water in an ...

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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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SPG 014: What is a Strategic Prepper?

  When many get involved in preparedness they approach it with no plan. Most of the time we just buy what we can and when we can.  As a result, many of us are partially prepared in many areas instead of being fully prepared in the important areas. In this episode, I will talk about what a strategic prepper is. ...

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6 Common Misconceptions About Prepping that Mislead Many

  Preppers are crazy.  They are a bunch of tin foil hat wearing basement dwellers who live like hermits.  This is what most people think about preppers. It’s funny just a few years ago it was normal for Americans to have bomb shelters, grow their own food and even carry guns for protection.  Now our society has become so reliant ...

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