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Disaster Planning Skills / Knowledge

Urban Survival Tips

While no one wants to think about what they would do if the world ended, it’s one of those things you want to be ready for — whether it happens or not. Whether you survive in an SHTF situation will depend on several factors, like how well you’ve prepared, whether you’ve taken the time to […]

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Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies

What’s In My Tool Bag?

Another  one of my favorite survivalist YouTubers (TheUrbanPrepper) takes us on a tour of his tool bag, something he says he’s been working on for over six years now! Personally, I don’t think it should have taken him quite THAT long to put one together, but it’s clear he ended up with a good bag […]

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Bug Out / Wilderness Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies Warmth / Shelter / Cooling

4 Cold-Weather SHTF Evacuation Preps

“Hope for the best, plan for the worst,” is a well-known adage in disaster-prepping circles, and when it comes to weather conditions, bugging out in the cold presents unique challenges. If you’ve ever lived where the winter brings foul weather then you’ll understand that as things get a little more complicated when it’s both cold […]

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Disaster Planning Skills / Knowledge

Why Is One Knot Better Than Another? Science Explains…

Perhaps you instinctively know that a square knot is stronger than a granny knot, but why? Like this article points out, they’re almost identical when finished, so one would assume that they would also equal in strength, but that’s not true as generations of actual use indicates. Interestingly, researchers have figured out that by using […]

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Disaster Planning DIY Projects

DIY Rocket Stove Water Heater

Knowing how to make a rocket stove of varying designs is one of the best prepper skills you can have for homesteading or SHTF events. You can use them for everything, from heating your home to cooking food and boiling water, please learn the concept. With that in mind, here’s a neat way to make […]

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Disaster Planning

How to Prepare Your Truck for TEOTWAWKI

Tesla’s armor-clad Cybertruck arrived on the scene in November with an open provocation to the F-150s, Rams and Silverados of the world. Outside-the-box thinking has always been a trademark of the California carmaker. However, disaster-proof trucks were around long before Elon Musk was selling flamethrowers and building cave submarines. You don’t have to wait years […]

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Disaster Planning Skills / Knowledge

How to Survive the First 2 Months of SHTF

Could you survive months after a catastrophic event, such as a complete grid-down collapse? Most people think they could, invoking daydreams of Mad Max scenarios, but odds are that they’re not even close to being ready for anything close! Even most preppers might not be ready, are you? After all, there will be no power […]

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How to Prepare for Next Year’s Hurricane Season Now

The Atlantic hurricane season is almost over for 2019, wrapping up on November 30th, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to start devouring all of the hurricane snacks. Once the threat of storms has passed, the cooler winter months are the perfect time to start preparing for next year’s hurricane season, especially if you live […]

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Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies Food / Water

7 Steps to Prepare Your Family for Survival

Popular media has made prepping seem like something only paranoid people do. Yet it’s smart who have a plan for emergencies, like an extended power outage or natural disaster — especially if you have a family to take care of. We’ve all been in a scary situation, whether that’s an earthquake or severe storm. However, […]

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Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies

Top 10 Portable Solar Chargers for Preppers

Survivalist’s Guide to Solar Chargers… Going on an adventure is fun. There is something about nature that makes us feel relaxed and fulfilled. However, though the wild is beautiful, it can be unmerciful at times. An accident can strike anytime and if you are unprepared, then expect some severe consequences. Thankfully with communication devices more […]