Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFDad may earn a small commission at NO additional cost to you. In these uncertain times it is imperative to be prepared to bug out on foot if need be. Your bug out bag contents could mean the difference between […]

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If the worst happens and the apocalypse comes, you are going to need more than a reliable vehicle, a safe place to hide, and enough granola bars to last you several weeks. You are going to need to learn how to communicate when SHTF. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can stay in touch […]

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When it comes to charring materials into tinder, cotton, wool and punk wood work extremely well. But that’s a very limited amount of material. Sometimes it may not be viable to rip apart our t-shirts and sometimes we can’t find punk wood or other suitable firewood to get a fire going. So, what else can you […]

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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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  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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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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How To Start Prepping- The Five First Steps VP Prepping & Survival over on youtube has a very informative video which I will be sharing with you today (below) It is about the first 5 things you need to do to start prepping. Prepping doesn’t have to be about the end of the world as […]

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Introducing the Hydra-Light: The Salt Water Powered Lantern & Charger! Away from the wall socket or without your charger, a rechargeable battery is no better than a disposable.  In the US alone there is over $2 Billion1 spent on dry-cell batteries each year and most of those end up in the household garbage.  Those batteries […]

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5 Easy Foods to Stockpile for Disaster This article was kindly submitted to us by Brittany Deatherage. The majority of people pay no heed at all to the constant warnings and advice of the people around them who are actually prepared for the next natural disaster. Admit it, a lot of you haven’t even begun […]

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How prepared are you when SHTF? What are your chances of surviving extreme disasters and other SHTF events? What do you need to do to ensure you and your loved ones gets through a SHTF scenario? These are the questions which might be bugging any person who is into emergency preparedness and prepping and I’m […]

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