Category Archive: Guest Contributions

Articles submitted from readers of prepper-resources.com for the knowledge of other readers.

Aug 14

24 Things Preppers Are Tired of Hearing

By Emily. When you first hear the word ‘prepper’ or ‘prepping’, the first thing that comes to mind is crazy, hoarder, nutjob, or those paranoid people who have a LOT of supplies of just about everything. What is a prepper? When you google prepper, a box appears defining a person who believes that an emergency …

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Aug 06

10 Simple Ideas to Get Started Prepping for Disasters

By Carlee You may think it can never happen to you. But all it takes is a quick look at the news to realize chances are good that at some point in the near future you will find yourself in some sort of emergency situation. It may be as localized as a house fire or …

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Jul 30

Keeping a Low Profile – Cutting dependencies and going anonymous in the age of information

By Gale. As a determined and committed prepper, part of the battle is keeping off the grid and out of the eye of the government. Granted with the way the world works these days this can be extremely difficult, but still doable to a certain extent. For example, utilizing smart phones (according to whistleblower Edward …

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Jul 29

Nitro-Pak: Mountain House Review

Note from PJ:  All products in this review were provided from Nitro-Pak.com, visit their website for more information on food storage solutions.  I’d also like to thank frequent reader / contributor J for agreeing to review the products with his family. *************** I have been given the opportunity to review several Mountain House freeze dried …

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Jul 28

Assessing Your Off-Grid Power Needs

Realistically, most of us are not ready to take the plunge of going off grid where power is concerned. We don’t know how to live without it, we use too much of it, and we don’t have any idea what is actually using how much electricity. If you are considering going off-grid temporarily or permanently …

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Jun 25

Surviving any Situation – Alcohol tips and uses

By Luke. When it comes to self-reliance and being able to adapt and change to any given situation, utilizing a single item for multiple purposes will separate you from the other denizens of society. You’ll need to be able to secure your home, family, and valuable resources. One of the most valuable items when it …

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May 06

4 High-Tech Gadgets Every Survivalist Needs For The Apocalypse

It was widely believed that the world would come to an end on December 21, 2012 because it was the end-date on the Mayan calendar. Comet Elenin and Comet ISON were also supposed to be ELE’s (Extinction Level Event) in 2012 and 2014, respectively, but both ended up harmlessly passing Earth causing little more than …

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Apr 14

Toto, Where’s Kansas? Tips for Navigating in Survival Situations

Photo by Calsidyrose. Used under Creative Commons. You’ve been following the yellow dirt road for hours. A few miles back you left the wicked wolf of the West crushed underneath a huge boulder that came flying off the ledge of a nearby cliff. Now you’re faced with the unfortunate truth that you’re lost in the wild. No …

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Mar 11

4 Reasons to Include Gold and Silver in Your Preps

Survival prepping means being prepared for anything. This includes everything from the essentials, like food and water, to protecting your wealth. Financial preparedness is an important aspect of any SHTF plan, and diversifying your portfolio with gold and silver is a good place to start. If you are unfamiliar with or on the fence about investing in precious metals, here …

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Mar 04

The Spool Tool Review

By Muleskinner If you are like me you love your 550 paracord; and what is not to love when there are literally dozens of uses for this nearly indispensable item. If you are also like me you’ll find that getting your 550 out to use can be very frustrating if not a maddening affair. The …

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Feb 15

Bulletproof Vest State Laws in the US for Civilians

By Anthony. Prior to buying any particular type of body armor in the USA, one should understand the laws on this matter. Although it’s mostly legal to wear body armor for civilians across the US, there might be some locations with certain restrictions. The US government, as well as local state governments, has set particular …

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Feb 06

Some Things To Think About When Planning Your Bunker

By Preston. From civil unrest and terrorist acts to biological weapons and full-out nuclear war, there could easily come a time when you will need to be totally self-sufficient for weeks, months, maybe even years. A properly designed and stocked bunker will make all the difference on whether you survive and thrive—or perish. The Bunker …

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Feb 04

ECOZOOM Versa Stove Review

Back in the fall of 2013 I contacted the folks over at Ecozoom to see if they would be willing to part with one of their stoves so we could review it.  After all every prepper secretly lusts for a nice rocket style stove in their inventory, these things burn hot and require very little …

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Jan 28

EZ DOH Breadmaker Review

By The Maj. Ok, I can cook and as with most men, I prefer to cook over a fire or grill.  I actually enjoy doing so and I absolutely love campfire cooking.  That said, I DO NOT bake, mainly because the conventional oven hates me and unlike cooking over heat, adding more heat tends to …

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Jan 21

What to look for in Survival Knives & Hatchets

By James. Survival Knives Outdoor survival knives have been an essential tool ever since the first explorers cut their way across the new frontier. The right knife should be sharp, durable and safe, allowing the user to prepare firewood, build shelters and slice fabrics and materials. Here is everything you need to know about when …

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