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SPG 006: Prepper Tips for Beginners

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  In this episode, I will be providing prepper tips for beginners.  When you first get involved in preparedness it can be really confusing about where to start.  There are tons of websites and social groups who constantly talking about what you need.  It can get overwhelming. So in this episode, I will provide prepper tips to help give you ...

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Emergency Food Preparedness Basics Every Prepper Should Know

emergency food preparedness

  Emergency Food Preparedness is essential for every prepper to have. In this video we will be talking about the 3 different types of emergency food preps that essential for survival. Smart Prepper Gear is dedicated to helping people prepare the smart way now so that we can thrive later. Every week I come out with videos on preparedness tips, ...

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What to do After SHTF?

what to do after shtf

  In Orlando, Florida there was a mass shooting in a night club that involved a person with a semi-automatic rifle.  The shooter was able to kill 49 people while wounding 53 others.  This was one of the deadliest shootings in “modern” U.S. history.  Those stuck in the club were left wondering what to do after SHTF.  Many people stood ...

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Prepping 101 What to do First

  In Prepping 101 What to do First we will discuss how to get direction when joining the preparedness movement.  There tends to be a lot of confusion on top of information overload that can be found online.  However, there are really important steps that all preppers need to take when getting started.      

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6 Prepper Skills That You Need to Develop Today

prepper skills

  Prepping is more than bug out bags and bullets.  Reliance shouldn’t be placed in gear that can break, get lost or even stolen.  As a prepper we need to learn how to survive without gear.  The gear is what we use to make survival more convenient and easier.  Ultimately, we need to focus on developing prepper skills that are ...

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7 Valuable Lessons Learned as a Prepper

  Preparedness is a lifestyle.  This habit or way of life isn’t developed over night.  It is essentially unlearning former habits of living carelessly and unaware to living strategically in order to thrive when disaster strikes. The process takes place in a person’s life accompanied with challenges and lessons learned along the way.  These lessons help us to improve or warn us ...

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8 Challenges Every New Prepper Will Face

  Good things do not come easily.  If you want something that is worthwhile and valuable then you will have to work hard at it consistently with patience.  In our society we are used to having everything quickly such as microwavable food, fast food and ordering things online.  Then when something that we really want becomes hard or takes too ...

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Important Prepper Gear That You Need At Home

home prepper gear

  In a previous post I talked about prepper gear and where to start to prepping.  As a prepper is important to have a goal in mind followed by a plan.  Prepping without achieving a goal is just hoarding. As part of that plan I think it is important for preppers to focus on attaining prepper gear for the home.  The ...

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Preparing for the Apocalypse Without Looking Crazy

  This is a guest post by Dan Sullivan. Who among us hasn’t been looked down on or even made fun of for prepping? We’ve all been there… felt embarrassed and even ashamed for daring to think critically and do common sense things to protect ourselves. Even worse, there are couples married for 20 or 30 years, with one spouse ...

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Cheaper Than Dirt Bug Out Bag

cheaper than dirt bug out bag

  Bug out bags can get pretty expensive when you are looking for a nice quality bag and then considering all of the gear to add to that.  Building the perfect bug out bag can take some time.  So I put together a video to show you that you can build a cheaper than dirt bug out bag under $25. ...

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