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6 Urban Survival Skills Most Commonly Overlooked

urban survival skills

Urban survival skills are one of the most talked about topics in preparedness but definitely the hardest concept to grasp.  There is the debate that proposes that urban survival is more challenging than suburban and rural survival.  Being that most preppers live in urban environments it is important to discuss the skills necessary to survive. Being well trained in urban survival ...

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Best Water Storage Containers for Stockpiling

best water storage containers

According to the rule of 3’s you can only survive 3 days without water as compared to having 3 weeks to survive without food.  So having a stockpile of emergency water should take priority over your food stockpile.  Therefore in this post, we are going to discuss the best water storage containers to help you with your stockpiling efforts.   When ...

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Bug Out Vehicle Gear Every Prepper Needs

bug out vehicle gear

So you have a bug out location and a vehicle to get you to that location.  You also have supplies packed in your vehicle for the trip.  The next thing to equip is going to be bug out vehicle gear that can help increase your odds of survival. Bugging out after SHTF will be one of the most dangerous experiences of ...

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Best Survival Bow for Beginners & Experts

best survival bow

When you think of a survival bow, images of Daryl from The Walking Dead slaying zombie scum may come to mind.  However, a survival bow can be used in many different ways besides surviving the zombie apocalypse.  So in this post, we are going to talk about how a bow can be used in survival and help you find the ...

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Best Bag for Bugging Out When SHTF

best bag for bugging out

  If you are ever forced to bug out in an SHTF scenario you need to have a way to carry survival gear and supplies until you are able to reach your bug out location.  You could pack some supplies in your vehicle. However, that doesn’t really help if you are forced to bug out on foot.  So then the ...

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Spyderco Zoomer Bushcraft Knife

  Yes!  You read the title correctly!  Spyderco has produced a bushcraft knife.  If you are knife guy, do much camping or an avid bushcraft then you probably know that Spyderco isn’t really known for producing bushcraft knives. That has all changed with the Spyderco Zoomer Bushcraft Knife. Spyderco is typically really well known for their high-quality pocket knives.  In ...

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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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The Best Home Defense Tactics That You Need To Know Before SHTF

home defense tactics

  If there’s one piece of advice that you need to know on home defense tactics in an SHTF or disaster scenario, it’s that having a plan and strategy in place is far more important than the equipment or weapons that you have. In other words, it doesn’t matter what gun you’re using for home defense or how creative you ...

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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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