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Air Guns For Self Defense?

The title got my attention. It’s an interesting thought experiment but clearly no substitute to a firearm for self defense as the experiments he conducts show. There’s just not enough stopping power in most air guns, especially handgun-style options. Plus, there’s the very real concern that many of these pellet guns look exactly like their […]

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Reality Check: Your SHTF Security Sucks

When I posted this video last week on ditching your bug out–which I still think is generally a bad idea–I noticed that John Lovell made some good points about how easy it would be for people like him (he’s a former Army Ranger) to simply storm your property and take everything you’ve managed to stockpile. […]

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Defense / Security / Safety Disaster Planning

Flood Survival Advice

We live on a volatile planet. At any given time, there are fires, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and volcanic eruptions taking place all around the globe. These natural disasters may vary depending on where you live, but floods, in particular, can happen nearly anywhere. If you live in a flood zone or find yourself in the […]

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8 Reasons to Invest in Smart Home Security Today

Your home is one of the most expensive purchases that you’ll ever invest in, often spending years saving for just the right place. It’s critical to feel safe in your home and, unfortunately, the world isn’t such a safe place anymore. You need to be proactive in protecting your family and property. As such, here […]

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How to Turn Your Basement Into a Survival Shelter

If you’re considering setting up a survival space in or around your home, don’t jump immediately to digging a hole in your yard and setting up an underground bunker. After all, a bunker might end up killing you. If your home has a basement or cellar, you may already have the foundations of a viable […]

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How to Protect Your Family During Civil Unrest

The start of this new decade has proven to be a tumultuous one. Between a global viral pandemic and worldwide protest and riots in response to the death of George Floyd at the hands of law enforcement, tensions and tempers are high. It doesn’t take much to turn a peaceful protest into a full-blown riot, […]

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Plywood to Protect Doors and Windows During Civil Unrest

I know that the guy in the video below (TheUrbanPrepper) lives in the Seattle area like I do, but I think he’s on the Seattle-side of the Puget Sound, so I can understand why he’s pre-cutting plywood sheets now to help protect his home considering how unruly it’s getting over there. In any case, for […]

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Home Fires: Prevention, Protection, Recovery, and More

Fire eats and breathes, but it isn’t truly alive — and if you take away its fuel or oxygen, it will die. Fire also indiscriminately consumes everything in its path when it is set loose, including homes, businesses, animals and people.  Thankfully, you can take steps to protect your home from fire, whether the blaze […]

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Defense / Security / Safety Equipment / Supplies

Body Armor Primer for Preppers

With the world becoming more violent by the day, body armor has become a vital part of the Survival kit of every prepper. There is a growing necessity for being able to stay safe in the unlikeliest of scenarios, including mass shootings, unexpected riots or terrorist bombings.  Being adequately prepared for urgent situation, where, the […]

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How to Stay Safe During Civil Unrest

Living in our modern world feels a lot like sitting on top of a powder keg while holding a match. We’re all holding our collective breath, waiting for the other shoe to drop and wondering which fuse will be the one that sets off an explosion of civil unrest.  It could be anything — from […]