Choosing Cache Containers To Make A Secret Stash

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According to various estimates the majority of Americans are unprepared for even small-scale disasters. Once it hits the fan, you have a few hours until your local supermarkets and convenient stores get stripped of valuable supplies. To give yourself a fighting change, you should consider making a survival stash using the proper cache containers. What … Read more…

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Reasons Your Transformer May Blow Up and How to Prevent it

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An electric transformer is a static electrical machine which transforms electrical power from one circuit to another circuit, without changing the frequency. It can either increase or decrease the voltage with corresponding decrease or increase in current. Let’s learn more about what is an electrical transformer, its types and what causes it to fail. Design … Read more…

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What You Need To Know About Meals Ready To Eat (MREs)

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Meals Ready to eat, or simply MREs, are very popular among preppers and survivalists. Although MREs are primary intended for use in the field by the military, they are now being stockpiled by average Americans. Before you fill your pantry with Meals ready to Eat, there are a few things you should know about these … Read more…

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Tips on How To Survive A Dog Attack

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A dog is a man’s best friend but it can also be its worst enemy. The majority of dog attacks occur because of bad owners and their lack of commitment towards their dogs. Since these types of attacks will continue to occur, regardless if it hits the fan or not, you should learn how to … Read more…

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How to Choose a Bug Out Bicycle to Escape Chaos

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In every disaster movie we see that bicycles have inexplicably vanished. While this may be a flaw in the movie script, I like to believe survivors recognized their true value and put them to good use. Having a Bug out bicycle ready can help you get out of dodge faster than you would expect. Being … Read more…

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Why Everyone Should Use Coupons To Get Prepared Quicker

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Couponing has always received a lot of negative attention. For far too long people have felt embarrassed to use coupons, in order not to have their friends ridicule them or have sales clerks look down on them. But as you’ll see in the infographic below, coupon users had the right idea all along. Why shouldn’t … Read more…

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An easy guide to growing herbs – The 12 herbs you should have in your garden

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Growing herbs is one of the preferred activities of both beginner and experienced gardeners. The reason behind it is quite simple: you can’t go wrong with herbs. These are perhaps the best gateway plants and everyone can try growing herbs both indoors and outdoors. As a beginner you need to build up confidence to branch … Read more…

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Bugging out by car when it hits the fan

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If disaster hits, you must be ready to leave quickly without attracting unwanted attention. Bugging out by car is the number one and only choice for most preppers. Even more, bugging out by car provides a certain safety from criminal elements. If you plan to do the same when disaster strikes, here is what you … Read more…

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Growing vegetables in pots – Choosing plants that thrive

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Maintaining a garden can be quite a challenge for the urban prepper. The lack of gardening space and arable land is a problem for most urban dwellers. However, you shouldn’t give up on your dream of having home-grown vegetables. There are always solutions and growing vegetables in pots can be done wherever you live. Having … Read more…

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Clever everyday uses for nail polish

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The other day I was making fun of my wife for her extreme fingernail polish collection and I never taught I was going to say this, but now I’m thinking of using some of it as well. No, I’m not painting my own nails. Instead, I’ve found many survival uses for nail polish. After a … Read more…

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Choosing a commercial bug out bag

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A bug out bag should be loaded with all the essentials that enable you to survive for more than three days.  Since making a bug out bag requires some serious thought and planning, there are those who prefer buying a pre-packed, commercial bug out bag. If that is the case here is what you should … Read more…

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How to travel through hostile environments

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During a SHTF event, potential hostiles could be anywhere and only your wits will help you get to your safe place. If you are forced to travel through hostile environments where the human factor poses a real danger you need to have a plan and some common sense. If things heat up in your area, … Read more…

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Five Items from Walmart to Have When the SHTF

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Whatever reason may cause the sh*t to hit the fan (SHTF), you need to be prepared by having the essentials at home. The following 5 items from Walmart will ensure that you are well provided for whatever situation that may arise. More often than not, we find ourselves in situations that force us to stock … Read more…

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Mistakes to avoid when bugging out

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Whether you chose to bug out on your own terms or you are ordered by local authorities to leave your home, make sure you have everything covered. Survival for you and your loved ones may depend on the preparations you make and your chances increase greatly if you avoid these bugging out mistakes. Bugging out … Read more…

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Things you should know before bugging in or bugging out

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If some sort of event occurs in your area, you should be prepared if you want to make it on your own. If said event represents a threat for the well-being and physical integrity of your family, you will be forced to act. This means you have to choose between bugging in or bugging out, … Read more…

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Establishing how much food and water to store

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Storing food and water is one of the basics of emergency preparedness and you have to go through this step if you want to survive during an emergency. Deciding how much food and water to store may become a daunting task for some, but it doesn’t have to be if you follow some simple rules. … Read more…

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Pros & Cons of various Survival Foods

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Stockpiling food is one of the basics of emergency preparedness and it requires careful planning. Choosing the right survival foods for your pantry becomes an important preparedness stage as you will rely on those supplies to survive when it hits the fan. Your survival pantry should be well-equipped and diversity is the key word if … Read more…

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Becoming a leader during a crisis when others panic

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  People will panic most often because they are ill prepared to deal with the situation that may be escalating. The reality of the situation is more than they can handle because no mental or physical preparations were ever made. In those challenging times people will look for a leader, for someone to tell them … Read more…

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How to handle refrigerated food when the power goes out

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A massive blackout is not a far-fetched scenario and these events occur almost every year. When your home is left without power you need to know how to handle all your refrigerated food and there are some strict rules that everyone should follow. Once the power goes out, guessing when it will be back on … Read more…

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The immediate impacts of a grid down event – Things you should know!

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It is no longer a secret that our government is preparing for a grid down event and that such event is currently one of the most probable crises that would impact every area of our lives. A power grid down event doesn’t mean the same thing as losing power for a few hours and there … Read more…

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Preparing on a budget

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Preparing on a budget is a challenge for some and not having enough money and resources is the number one excuse people give for why they don’t prepare for emergencies. Although this excuse may hold some truth to it and it’s understandable that someone struggling financially may see it useless, prepping doesn’t have to be … Read more…

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Know Your Region Before Disaster Strikes

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Where will you be when SHTF? There’s a big chance it will catch you in your home region and eventually, it will all be for the best. If you know your region before the even occurs, you have better chances of surviving it. People are making a lot of preparations for various emergency scenarios, but … Read more…

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Scavenging abandoned cars for survival items

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In every disaster movie you see a panning shot across a large highway packed with cars attempting to flee the city. The scenario continues with people abandoning their cars and joining their fellow citizens pushing onward on foot trying to escape. What they leave behind is up for the picking and scavenging abandoned cars for … Read more…

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Self defense in a gun-free zone

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The way things are going, it seems that daily carry will become a memory of our rights. A memory of when we were allowed to carry a handgun. We will live to see the day when our guns will be taken away from us and we will have to find other means to protect our … Read more…

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Urban Survival Gardening: A Comprehensive Grow Guide for City-Dwellers

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What happens when the potting mix runs out of nutrients? What about pests, especially when insecticides aren’t available? What about winter and early spring, when even the hardiest veg refuses to grow? These are a few of the questions that I want to tackle. I’m not a survivalist, but I am a gardener with an … Read more…

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How To Travel When SHTF

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Regardless if you plan to hunker down or to bug out, knowing how to travel when a disaster hits your area is a major safety factor for you and your family. If you have a place to go to, you need to make sure you get there safely. Traveling from point A to point B … Read more…

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