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The Best Bug Out Shelters

In a perfect world we would all have a permanent well stocked survival retreat in an undisclosed location. But the reality is few of us have that luxury. In reading over a number of survival websites and forums there is much discussion about bugging out. Most have well stocked bug out bags, some have well […]

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The Most Valuable Survival Skill You Can Have

You probably have your bugout bag all set to go. You are stocked up on food and supplies. And you are well armed and prepared to defend yourself. Many preppers and survivalists are all gung-ho on having the right gear and can’t wait to buy the latest and greatest. They download lists of equipment and […]

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New Survival and Prepping Boards on Pinterest

I have added several new boards to my Pinterest so check them out! Cabins: Lots of ideas for small cabins. Perfect for that weekend getaway or bugout location. Off Grid: Ideas for off grid living. Reduce your dependence on utilities you have no control over. Homesteading & Self Sufficiency: The dream of every prepper, a […]

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Follow Me On Pinterest

There are plenty of cool survival/bugout/prepping ideas scattered across the internet but trying to keep track of them takes tons of time. I now have boards on Pinterest to keep track and share those ideas. I have broken them down into the following categories: Survival and Prepping Stuff Bug Out Bags Bug Out Trailers Everyday […]

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The $5.00 Bugout/Survival Shelter

In any bugout or survival situation it is vitally important to protect yourself from the elements. Without some type of shelter, rain, snow, freezing temperatures can easily make a bad situation even worse. And can literally be the difference between living and dying. In cold wet conditions life-threatening hypothermia can set in within minutes. Having […]

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Would You Have Bugged Out On December 7th, 1941?

Today is the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. That morning at 7:55am the bombings began leaving over 2400 people dead and launching the United States into WWII. It took hours and even days for the news to reach all Americans. Today such an attack would immediately be known thanks to instant […]

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The Real Survival Lessons from Superstorm Sandy

Hurricane Sandy has come and gone but the aftermath will continue for weeks to come. What are the real survival lessons that came out of this storm and how can you prepare for the next time? They predicted it was going to be bad and it was. They didn’t call it Frankenstorm for nothing. Everyone […]

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How Much Survival Food Do You Really Need?

Whether you are just starting out or an experienced prepper the million-dollar question has always been “how much survival food do I need to stock up on?” The show Doomsday Preppers has given us some great insight on how and why people are stocking up. There have been countless lists, ideas and suggestions on what […]

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Using Google Images to Find Cool Prepping/Survival Ideas

I am always on the outlook for new ideas and products related to prepping and survival. Recently I have started using Google Images as my search tool of choice. If you do a regular Google search, thousands of pages come up and you have to sit and sort through them hoping to find what you […]

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Surviving a Mob Protest

The Occupy Wall Street movement has spread to other states and is now spreading to Europe and Asia. We have seen civil unrest in Egypt and London in the past year. Thanks to social media it has become even easier and quicker to organize a protest. I think we will continue to see more social […]

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