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  Unless you live in an area of the country with a long squirrel-hunting history, these furry little tree-climbers are probably better known as “fuzzy speed bumps”. However, squirrels can actually provide a tasty, nutritious meal for the hungry survivor and is fairly easy to hunt, skin and gut with the proper technique.   What […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 21, 2014, 8:00 am
When dealing with a wound the first and foremost issue tends to be keeping the wound clean and free of bacteria, debris, or other contaminants. Although you know how to keep your hands clean when handling wounds, you may not be as aware when it comes to cleaning cloth bandages. Cloths can be used in […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 18, 2014, 8:00 am
As the cold chills start to return (for most of us at least) it’s time for preppers to begin their fall preparations, and I’ve designed this checklist to ensure that you don’t forget anything! Items are separated by category, so just scroll through and look for which ones you haven’t yet done to double-check. Food […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 17, 2014, 8:00 am
Skunks (aka polecats) have a well-deserved reputation as one of the most obnoxious beasts to run into. Although they can bite and scratch, eat chicken’s eggs and pet food, and even tear up gardens looking for insects it is their fearsome smell that makes them truly memorable. For some however a face full of skunk […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 16, 2014, 8:00 am
We’ve discussed techniques for killing mice and rats before, but even after they are eliminated the filth they leave behind have the potential to be deadly. Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) is spread from deer mice as well as a few other kinds of mice, and even in modern times with well-trained staff and specialized equipment […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 15, 2014, 8:00 am
Let’s face it, in many ways prepping can be pretty expensive. Stores of food, skills, tools, and other necessities…it can take a toll on your wallet. However, you can acquire useful survival materials easily and cheaply by carefully scrounging for the right bargains at local auctions. Here are some tips and tricks to help you […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 14, 2014, 8:00 am
We’ve talked about the dangers of sleep deprivation before, so how do you get some sleep when you’re stuck in the wilderness without a comfortable bed to rest on? You make one of course! Of course knowing how to make it just right can improve the quality of sleep you’ll get, so lets look at […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 13, 2014, 8:00 am
In part one we discussed the basics of jungle survival. In part 2 we will cover the common enemies and ailments that are likely to assail you, and how to overcome them safely.   Problem animals Although many monkeys, birds, and other denizens of the jungle will be making a horrible racket while you’re trying […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 12, 2014, 8:00 am
  There is a definite sense of comfort in surviving a disaster safely in your home surrounded by all of your supplies and in a climate you understand. However, there is also a need to learn how to survive in a hostile environment far away from every common thing you have ever known. For many, […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 11, 2014, 8:00 am
Light is extremely valuable, and will be even more so when grid power is down. Naturally, that means that any prepared person should make a point of learning or buying multiple methods of lighting their retreat. Everything from solar lights to bacon candles can suffice, so long as it doesn’t require constant access to the […]
Author: Commmon Sense Prepper
Posted: September 10, 2014, 8:00 am

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