Category Archives: Prepping

‘Best by dates’ – what they really mean

You know, those various dates stamped on packages have been a business boon for food manufacturers. Because most Americans don’t understand those numbers, hundreds of thousands of pounds of food get thrown away every day. So much money is wasted. … Continue reading

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Rethinking your bug out bag

I love John Lovell’s youtube channel, the Warrior Poet Society. He’s got tons of great advice as far as guns, tactics and training goes, and he’s got a great delivery for those topics. If you want to see more, subscribe … Continue reading

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What’s in your IFAK?

Whether you envision yourself to be an armed partisan, a minuteman, future freedom fighter or simply a prepared citizen, if you’ve got a fighting loadout, or anything of the sort, it needs to include an individual first-aid kit, or “IFAK”. … Continue reading

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A rise in prepping? Imagine that…

CANTERBURY, England — “Doomsday prepping” or stockpiling food, medicine, weapons and other supplies in case of an apocalyptic scenario has long been considered peculiar behavior only exhibited by conspiracy theorists and other extremists in the United States. However, such prepping … Continue reading

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The problem with the “When SHTF” Mentality

This is something I keep seeing all over the community or even during conversations with other like-minded people. “When SHTF” I’ll do this or that. “What gun are you planning on carrying … when SHTF?” “When SHTF, I’ll go to … Continue reading

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Prepping for an Ebola lockdown

When I first wrote this article, Ebola was a distant threat in a few little countries on the other side of the globe. But, now it’s here, in America. Not only are there suspected cases and confirmed cases, there’s a … Continue reading

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The Surprisingly Solid Mathematical Case of the Tin Foil Hat Gun Prepper

As gun policy discussions unfold in the wake of mass shooter incidents, they routinely end in three buckets. There’s the “tyranny can never happen here” bucket, which the left has mostly abdicated in the wake of Trump winning after they … Continue reading

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Bracken – The Patrol Bike

I used to jog a few times a week for cardio until I passed age sixty and my knees said no más. Since then I’ve switched to cycling instead, which doesn’t bother my knees in the least. Obviously there are … Continue reading

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Four more reasons to stockpile ammo

(Natural News) Ammoland recently ran an article by a fake prepper group that claims you don’t need to stockpile ammo, since you can’t fight a national military invasion anyway. The group — which is obviously a front run by the … Continue reading

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Got preps? How about boats?

The worst flooding disaster in the history of the Midwest is just getting started, and as this crisis unfolds we are all going to be feeling the pain. The “bomb cyclone” that recently brought hurricane-force winds and blizzard conditions to … Continue reading

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Y’all ever buy anything from these pricks?

A class action lawsuit against Wise Company, a survival and emergency food storage company, was filed on February 15, 2017 for “unlawful, unfair, and deceptive advertising and business practices.” Last year, the company agreed to settle the suit, and is … Continue reading

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Got preps?

You might be thinking, hey, I’ve got this one covered! I’ve survived lots of power outages. If that is your thought process, you could not be more wrong. Anyone who considers, even for a moment, how interconnected and interdependent our … Continue reading

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Got preps? Guns? Ammo?

The country would face an economic hellscape if the government shutdown lasts “months or even years,” as the president has suggested it might, experts tell NBC News. The doomsday scenario might be unlikely — the longest the federal government has … Continue reading

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Winter Preparedness: Building Your List

Due to a recent move, I now have to consider cold weather in my preparedness calculations. Prior to the move, I lived in Florida for more than a decade; three months of freezing temperatures initially had me off balance. For … Continue reading

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Growing potatoes the easy way

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Prepping Your Pantry For The Long Haul

One of the basics of emergency preparedness is making sure you have enough food and water to outlive a disaster. Prepping your pantry properly is essential if you want to avoid appetite fatigue and survive long enough to tell the … Continue reading

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Take Note: Great item for your First Aid Kit

So some time ago I was at the vet with my dog. Bull terriers have a high tolerance to pain and can often hurt themselves against sharp objects and barely notice. Mine will easily get cuts and scrap all over … Continue reading

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They never learn

WILMINGTON, N.C. (CBS/AP) — Coastal residents fleeing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence encountered empty gasoline pumps and depleted store shelves as the monster storm neared the Carolina coast with 125 mph winds and drenching rain that could last … Continue reading

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No List of Supplies to Hoard Can Prepare You for the Fluidity of the Situation When the SHTF

Sometimes, real survival/prepping can be nicely organized and presented in a form of lists and tasks that you check off on your way of prepping. But no list of supplies to hoard can prepare you for the fluidity of the … Continue reading

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Got preps?

The outer edge of the 5-day uncertainty cone for Tropical Storm Florence is now over North Carolina and South Carolina, as the dangerous storm heads toward the Southeast U.S. coast. Though just a tropical storm with 65 mph winds as … Continue reading

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