SHTF

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So, you find yourself stranded in the wilderness. You are not sure where you are, or if anybody is searching for you.  You start to look around and wonder what you should do to stay alive until a rescue party finds you. While it looks impressive to see survivalists build elaborate shelters or hunt for […]

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When you are planning for a SHTF situation, the goal is to have everything accounted for. You’ve likely double- and triple-checked your bug-out bag. You’ve got a plan for where to go and how to build a shelter. You’ve probably got everything you need to make a fire to stay warm, sanitize water, and cook […]

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When disasters strike, and not just any disaster but something huge that can spell catastrophe, there will be an onset of chaos at the aftermath. The faint of heart will not survive the initial outbreak of looting and fighting. This is especially true in urban areas. The countryside is more vast, and survival can depend […]

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The 1911 platform is perhaps one of the best performers out of the factory – and that holds true for the 1911 you proudly built at home, because your build relied on the same gold standards. With that said, there are some critical things you can do once you finish your build. These 3 best […]

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  Aside from raising your child on the values of right and wrong, parents need to consider incorporating basic survival skills into their upbringing. A lot of these skills can be accomplished by regular camping, hiking, hunting and fishing trips and some need a little more of a direct approach. Here’s my list of survival […]

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Do you have concerns about having adequate shelter for you and your loved ones in case of sudden survival situations? Is bugging out not a viable solution for your family? Maybe you wish you could have an underground bunker but the cost of ready-made solutions is just too cost prohibitive. If so then perhaps you […]

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The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of Disaster Preparedness They’re sneaky, and strike without warning; causing millions of dollars in damage, leaving families without much to look forward to. They rumble, tumble, blow, and shake any and everything that stands in their way. In some cases, they’ll even blaze and freeze individuals who are […]

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The Truth About Precious Metals in a SHTF Scenario There are a few common misconceptions associated with precious metals and how they may not be helpful to a preparedness plan for either a SHTF scenario or potential economic collapse. If I can’t eat it, drink it, or use it to defend myself, I don’t need it. […]

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26 Useful Hobbies that Pair Well with Prepping Prepping, while a way of life, is usually accompanied with many hobbies. Hobbies are a great way to learn new skills and have fun at the same time. A hobby can even be trying new hobbies. Take a look at the list for ideas on any new […]

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