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Improvised Suppressors When SHTF: Keeping Quiet When It Counts

Improvised Suppressors When SHTF: Keeping Quiet When It Counts

🕔06:02, 1.Oct 2019

Editor’s Note: Keeping quiet when SHTF and not giving away your position to bloodthirsty looters can prove vital. And a silencer is the tool you need to do it. That being said, the Askaprepper team must warn everybody reading this

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Do You Know Your Rights Under Martial Law?

Do You Know Your Rights Under Martial Law?

🕔06:06, 27.Sep 2019

In 1861, following a riot and the destruction of the transportation system Abraham Lincoln enacted Martial Law in Maryland. 12 voters from the General Assembly were arrested and prevented from voting on secession. The scars of the civil war are

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How to Practice Good Marksmanship Without Wasting Ammo

How to Practice Good Marksmanship Without Wasting Ammo

🕔13:34, 5.Sep 2019

Buying a gun and hitting the range once or twice a year is not good prepping discipline. A firearm is an important part of most preppers’ kits. But knowing how to use your gun quickly and accurately under stress, when

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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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Russia’s New Generation of Nuclear Weapons Render US Missile Defense Obsolete

Russia’s New Generation of Nuclear Weapons Render US Missile Defense Obsolete

🕔08:21, 24.May 2019

The arms race is an old one. Ever since our cavemen ancestors started using sticks and stones to attack each other, mankind has constantly sought to create more effective weapons. Some have sought this to use in attacking their enemies,

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6 Best Guns to Have After an EMP

6 Best Guns to Have After an EMP

🕔08:08, 28.Mar 2019

Editors’ Note: This article is based on the fact that, after an EMP, we wont be able to fix automatic weapons if they break at some point. We’ll also have a hard time reloading bullets. Limited or no ammo availability

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How To Install A Trip Wire Alarm On Your Property

How To Install A Trip Wire Alarm On Your Property

🕔08:17, 12.Mar 2019

There’s nothing more important than keeping your home and family safe from intruders. While you can get a professional surveillance system anytime, they usually cost a fortune to install and may bring a lifetime of monthly fees. There are cheaper

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15 Best Guns for Preppers

15 Best Guns for Preppers

🕔09:31, 28.Feb 2019

If you want to get a debate going amongst survival types, all you have to do is say, “The best survival gun is ­­_____.” It really doesn’t matter what type of gun you fill in the blank there, you could

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How To Clear Your House When You Wake Up And You Think There Is An Intruder

How To Clear Your House When You Wake Up And You Think There Is An Intruder

🕔07:28, 12.Nov 2018

So you’ve taken all the precautions you can think of against intruders. You’ve cleared away cover around your home, fitted quality door and window locks and made sure your tools are securely locked away. But apparently it wasn’t enough, because

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How To Prepare Your House Against Looters

How To Prepare Your House Against Looters

🕔08:50, 25.Sep 2018

Editor’s note: Back in August we posted an article on how a veteran would prepare their home for a SHTF scenario. It would be fair to say this article generated some comments, and they weren’t all agreeing with what it

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Is A Veteran’s SHTF Bug In Plan Similar To Yours?

Is A Veteran’s SHTF Bug In Plan Similar To Yours?

🕔08:10, 13.Aug 2018

A couple of weeks ago we put the cat among the pigeons by asking if bugging out was always the best idea. Sometimes it is – but a lot of the time you have a better chance of surviving the

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How to Make Shotgun Shells at Home? (With Pictures)

How to Make Shotgun Shells at Home? (With Pictures)

🕔07:16, 17.Jul 2018

This article was gladly contributed by author Andrew Garfield from The Shooters Optics. The smoothbore shotguns or scattergun were among the earliest firearms that man adapted for practical use. Designed in the early 17th century, the “fowling pieces,” as these shoulder

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My Personal Bug In Plan

My Personal Bug In Plan

🕔06:27, 25.Jun 2018

For most preppers the bugout is a central part of their planning. Where to go when the SHTF, how to get there and what to take with them are important issues they spend a lot of time on, all with

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How To Reinforce a Shipping Container To Bury It (EMP proof)

How To Reinforce a Shipping Container To Bury It (EMP proof)

🕔10:29, 2.Mar 2018

EMPs are potentially one of the most destructive weapons that could be used against today’s society. Just a single nuclear bomb detonated at high altitude over a major city could wipe out all electronics for potentially thousands of miles around.

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What Really Happens to Your Guns in Winter (it could get you killed)

What Really Happens to Your Guns in Winter (it could get you killed)

🕔09:15, 9.Jan 2018

Winter presents unique challenges for everyone and everything, especially when you’re experiencing a “bombogenesis”. So, obviously having a working firearm is crucial in any situation. Ask the Marines at the Chosin Reservoir as their guns froze and ceased to function.

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