Tag Archive: Prepper Supplies

Jul 26

3D Printing, Gun Building Parties Are Legal Alternatives For Enthusiasts

By Zach Hunters and other firearms enthusiasts have been anxiously watching federal regulators’ every move when it comes to potential new gun control measures. Though Congress defeated a bill in April that would have required more extensive background checks on all firearms purchases, the debate is far from over. The White House, in early June, …

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Jul 15

Preppers will die?

I’ve seen this expression in one form or another all over the Internet in the past year or two.  Without pointing the finger at any one entity I encourage you to type the phrase “preppers will die” into your favorite search engine to see just how many articles/videos appear.  I’m guessing this particular phrase is …

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Jul 12

SHTF: What happens to Bills?

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Before I even dive into the point of this post I’m going to address something, to those of you readers who saw the title and chuckled because you claim to live a “debt free” life.  I’m going to put the squash on that right now because unless you live in a totally off grid home, …

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Jul 08

5 Points to Ponder After Watching World War Z

First things first, if you haven’t seen the movie at least watch the trailer here. Without spoiling the movie for those who have yet to see it I’ll provide a brief synopsis.  Massive outbreak of an unknown disease spreads throughout the world in days, utter chaos ensues as society collapses.  Our sexy hero must find …

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Jul 03

New uses for household items once T-SHTF

Take a walk around your house and ponder just how your life would change if T-SHTF.  How many items would instantly become almost useless if there was no power, how many items would you no longer value if the daily routine ceased to exist?  One thing is certain, if the big one happens you won’t …

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Jun 27

Friction Fire (Bow Drill) Considerations

Bow Drill

You’ve all seen it on television, survival shows where the host fashions a bow/drill/fire board and within a few minutes has a nice raging fire to sleep next to.  If it were only that easy.  If you take one thing away from this article it should be this:  There is a reason you should have …

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Jun 26

Exterior Home Maintenance Post SHTF

By The Maj Have you ever visited a home improvement store just before or right after a hurricane or other similar event?  In many cases, you will find they will be packed out like the grocery stores and the only thing left on the shelves will be the wall paper and other home beautification items.  …

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Jun 25

Stadium Workouts: Unleash the Beast.

stadium workout

I hate running on a track of just about any sort, it’s simply mind numbing going in circles.  When any amount of distance over a mile is involved I’d rather be on a trail or running on a predetermined course where the scenery (and elevation) changes.  However standard running tracks which can be found at …

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Jun 03

Foraging for Edible Plants

By The Maj In the long term survival situation, our meals are going to transform drastically from what we are accustomed to today.  Typical breakfast today is eggs, meat, and bread or a simple milk and cereal, while a traditional lunch or dinner will range from a hearty salad and sandwich combo to steak, potatoes, …

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May 30

Prepping: Needs vs Wants

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By The Maj When I started prepping, I went at it like I do most things in life, which is WIDE OPEN.  During that first year, I amassed quite a stockpile of supplies and equipment with little regard to prioritization of true need.  Now, do not get me wrong, I focused on need but the …

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May 26

Smith’s Pocket Pal Knife Sharpener Review

Smiths Pocket Pal Review

By The Maj Let me start this review by saying that I have never been a big fan of pocket sharpeners. I like to keep a very tight edge on most of my blades and in my experience most, if not all pocket sharpeners are only good for a 23 to 25 degree edge on …

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May 21

Identifying Necessary Survival Skills

Survival Skills Timeline

By The Maj In the post SHTF world, skills can make the difference between life and death, but which skills are the “right” set of skills you should focus on? Determining “right” is personal and will be different for every person, so finding that magical list which you can reference to build your own personal …

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May 15

Maximizing Space with Multiple Use Items

By The Maj No matter if you have been prepping for years or are just getting started, one thing that you are going to realize quickly is that supplies take up a lot of space. It does not matter if you are talking about stockpiles for a bug in location or the size and weight …

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May 13

Confiscate, confiscate, confiscate….

Second Amendment rights advocates are fuming today over words from three Democratic state senators caught on tape after Thursday’s hearing on the upper chamber’s gun control package. The three female senators, who sound from the recording to be Sen. Loretta Weinberg, Sen. Sandy Cunningham and Sen. Linda Greenstein are heard discussing the just-closed hearing. “We …

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May 10

Pro Tip: How to Speed Reload a Pistol (Video)

Check out this great video which covers a no nonsense and effective approach to learning (and improving upon) speed reloads.  A three step procedure is covered in this video: 1- Activating the mag release while simultaneously drawing a fresh magazine. 2- Visually acquire the magwell and insert the fresh magazine [done within your "workspace"]. 3- …

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