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How a Bullet Proof Vest Can Protect You in a Car Crash (Guest Post)

The following was contributed by the folks at SafeGuardArmor.com… Many do not realize the potential benefits of owning a bullet proof vest; it should be an important part of anyone’s survival equipment. After all, all your preparation will be for naught if an errant bullet from a panicky survivor is all it takes to kill […]

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Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies Video

7 Things You SHOULD Barter With During SHTF (video)

He makes some good points in the first minute and a half–and near the end–about what NOT to barter with and why (here’s a previous video of his discussing what not to barter with). Personally, I’m not a fan of planning to barter for a variety of reasons but if that’s something you really feel […]

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Equipment / Supplies

4 Off-Grid Power Options (Guest Post)

Are we still Americans if we unplug? Power supply and appliances for successful off-grid living. As gas and energy prices rise, and the climate continues to fluctuate outside of its natural cycle, the number of people striving for an off-grid lifestyle is at an all-time high. Whether it’s to break away from the dependence of […]

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Bug Out / Wilderness Equipment / Supplies Video

25 Survival Uses for a Leather Belt (video)

Almost makes me wish for winter so I can wear pants, just so I can have a leather belt on me all the time. 😉 You can skip to about the 3:50 mark to view where he starts to talk about uses (the first few minutes is about leather belts in general)…

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Equipment / Supplies Video

Real Avid Pistol Tool (video)

May be a good addition for a bug out bag. You can purchase one here and this is a brief video demo…

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Equipment / Supplies Video

25 Survival Uses for WD-40 (Video by SensiblePrepper)

I’ll bet that WD-40 isn’t something most people considered keeping around as a survival prep but SensiblePrepper shows us more than two dozen uses for it in a SHTF situation, I know I learned a few new tricks…

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Equipment / Supplies

Screwpop Clippable Keychain Tools

I was sent a press release about these “clippable” keychain tools last week from ScrewPopTools.com and figured I would share their interesting products with you. Now, I can’t say that I endorse their products as I’ve yet to buy one of their several keychain tool options but since I absolutely LOVE keychain survival items, I couldn’t resist. […]

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29 Survival Uses for Zip Ties

A few weeks ago I noticed an interesting post on uses for zip ties but quite a few of them weren’t actually related to survival and preparedness and so I thought I would put together a list of ways you might be able to use heavy duty zip ties for survival tasks. Here’s what I […]

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You Know What’s Cheap Right Now?

I don’t know about your “neck of the woods” but around here gasoline is getting cheap! I assume it has something to do with deflation and the dropping prices of crude oil but whatever the reason, NOW is a great time to begin stocking up on gasoline for your emergency preps! Seeing as though gasoline […]

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Disaster Planning Equipment / Supplies Safety Advice

Preparing a Survival Kit for Your Car Can Help You in Everyday Driving too! (Guest Post)

Cars offer the extra feeling of safety because they have a shell that can protect you. However this shell cannot help you when you are stranded in the middle of nowhere unless you packed a survival kit in it. A few small things that you keep in your vehicle can sustain you for a long […]