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Bug Out Vehicles – Why Most People Get it Wrong

Bug Out Vehicles – Why Most People Get it Wrong

🕔07:11, 23.Jul 2019

It seems like one of the favorite “fun” subjects for people to talk about in the prepping community is bug out vehicles. I guess that’s understandable, as the community is dominated by men… and men like their cars and trucks.

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6 Easy Ways to Siphon Gas in A Survival Situation

6 Easy Ways to Siphon Gas in A Survival Situation

🕔07:07, 8.Jul 2019

Gasoline is one of the most common fuels in America today. Not only do we power our vehicles with it, but a wide variety of other tools, like chainsaws and lawn mowers are gasoline powered. Gas is also a great

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What Is the Best Canned Meat?

What Is the Best Canned Meat?

🕔10:22, 4.Jul 2019

Every prepper’s pantry has canned food in it. It’s the first line of defense against starvation in a disaster scenario. While canned foods shouldn’t make up all your food storage, there are some benefits that canned foods present. The biggest

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Meal Planning: A Month’s Worth of Survival Food with 2000 Calories per Day

Meal Planning: A Month’s Worth of Survival Food with 2000 Calories per Day

🕔08:09, 10.Jun 2019

Spring always has me thinking about my emergency supplies, especially the first 30-day supply. I live in a hurricane evacuation zone in Florida, so these emergency supplies are vitally important to my planning. I have experienced what happens when an

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8 Ways to Use Your Rancid Oil for Survival

8 Ways to Use Your Rancid Oil for Survival

🕔07:09, 3.Jun 2019

Editor’s Note: This article was inspired by an idea left in a comment by Left Coast Chuck, one of our most respected readers and opinion leaders. Cooking oil is one of the key elements in any prepper’s food supply. It’s

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The Most Common Plants Venezuelans Are Using To Treat Themselves After The Pharmacies Ran Dry

The Most Common Plants Venezuelans Are Using To Treat Themselves After The Pharmacies Ran Dry

🕔07:58, 30.May 2019

As far back as 2014 the country of Venezuela was experiencing political and social violence and scarcity of food and resources. Its hard to believe its been 6 years since Hugo Chavez died of cancer. At the end of that

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Firearms for Emergency and SHTF Situations

Firearms for Emergency and SHTF Situations

🕔08:19, 28.May 2019

Editor’s Note: This article was gladly contributed by one of our beloved readers, Larry. He is a Vietnam veteran, retired law enforcement, CPP (highest recognized level of security professional); was Director of Security for a Fortune 500 company; and served

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Emergency Shelters When You Are On The Move

Emergency Shelters When You Are On The Move

🕔07:32, 5.Oct 2018

Surviving is all about prioritizing your needs. There are a lot of things you need to stay alive and healthy, but you don’t need them all right now. Some things can wait a while, but others are more urgent. Ask

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How to Make Emergency Survival Bread

How to Make Emergency Survival Bread

🕔09:45, 28.May 2018

Ahh, bread. There’s a reason that we, and by “we” I mean almost the entirety of the human race, have been consuming bread in one form or another for centuries. It takes some of the most basic ingredients with generally

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9 Places to Scavenge After SHTF

9 Places to Scavenge After SHTF

🕔05:49, 3.Apr 2018

There are many phases in a total collapse of society. In the earliest stages you will find that people are simply trying to figure it all out. In this phase people will likely still be civil with one another. There

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8 Items You Need To Bring if You Need To Leave In 10 Minutes

8 Items You Need To Bring if You Need To Leave In 10 Minutes

🕔07:19, 26.Mar 2018

Leaving home in a hurry is something most preppers have given some thought to. Your house might be well prepared to let you ride out any crisis, but what if it’s too dangerous to stay in it? That’s why most

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DIY Bicycle Generator

DIY Bicycle Generator

🕔11:49, 27.Feb 2018

Making your own bicycle generator is a good addition for those who are interested in going off the grid and finding a way to live on their own terms. It not only generates electricity but also provides you with a

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7 Terrifying Realities Of Long-Term Blackouts (That You’ve Probably Never Considered)

7 Terrifying Realities Of Long-Term Blackouts (That You’ve Probably Never Considered)

🕔13:54, 8.Feb 2018

Before we get into our list, lets first describe exactly what is meant by a long-term blackout. Ready.gov does not characterize power outages by short and long term. They merely offer advice for dealing with power outages in general. It’s

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5 Prepping “Rules” That Are Actually Myths

5 Prepping “Rules” That Are Actually Myths

🕔12:12, 15.Jan 2018

Rules. The word itself makes me cringe. I have been antiauthoritarian all my life, so I bristle at the idea of rules in general. Still, as something evolves it tends to make up some rules on its journey. Prepping has

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How To Store Six Months of Food When You Only Have Space for One

How To Store Six Months of Food When You Only Have Space for One

🕔10:08, 24.Nov 2017

One of the biggest issues people run into with their preparedness food storage is a lack of space. They simply don’t have enough room to keep all the food that they’ll need in the event of an emergency, leaving them

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