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The Problem Because of my position in the prepper and homesteading community, I have the privilege of being able to speak to others frankly and openly about their degree of preparedness. So often I am pleased to hear that each person or family is working towards improving their level of readiness in each of the […]
When we consider the problems of starvation, malnutrition and general hysteria following a major disaster cannibalism begins to rear its ugly head. After all, in a disaster we would gladly eat any kind of meat including birds, lizards, dogs, cats, and perhaps even vermin if the need arose so why not the plentiful corpses of […]
It’s certainly a lot more “fun” to practice with a tactical vest, 10 magazines and an AR-15 or AK-47 on the range, but general life even during a collapse may necessitate a more cautious approach. Unless you have the luxury of powerful, overwhelming force your defensive weapons, camouflaged clothing, and even your bearing and scent […]
During an emergency, fishing is one way to acquire fresh and nutritious meat for your table. However, many lakes, streams and rivers have suffered for decades from mercury, fertilizer, and other chemical contamination that has slowly seeped into local fish populations. These dangerous chemicals are easily transferred from that fresh fish you caught into you, […]
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There may come a time when professional medical care becomes scarce and luxuries like modern antibiotics are hard or impossible to obtain. During times like these one of the most prevalent causes of death will likely be infections. From simple scrapes to deep cuts and wounds infections can, if not properly cleaned and cared for, […]
Preppers are ever and always debating which tool or tools are best for various situations, and the arguments surrounding survival knives and axes are no exception. Although each tool has their finer points and uses that the other doesn’t match making them an excellent matched pair of tools, when the time comes you may need […]
Rope is extremely useful to have on hand during an emergency for a variety of purposes. Depending on the size and strength of the cord, you can use it to repair or replace worn backback straps and belts, secure bandages, lash together a lean-to, and as durable fishing line. However, standard fiber rope can be […]
Unless things fall apart extremely rapidly, you should still have the opportunity to make one last trip to purchase supplies and materials that are needed before you batten down the hatches. Of course your funds and time may be limited, so you’ll want to focus on the most important items first and make sure you […]
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One of the most obvious results of many disasters will be the sudden lack of constant night light. With the electricity out, you will have to resort to candles and oil lamps to provide any sort of constant illumination for reading or working in the dark. However, the lack of electric lights will also highlight […]
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