I had to stop for a moment because there was something that I hadn’t counted on having back in my Civil Air Patrol days. There was now a new factor to the equation: Prepping with Kids.
When all hell breaks loose, are you doomed if you don’t have your full battle rattle on?
We can look at what is most likely to occur in the near future and our lifetimes, and use that information to help us decide where to focus our time, efforts and resources.
Here are a few ways we can cut down on the labor and time of gardening and increase our yields, whether we’re just getting started with some pots or whether we’re ready to expand our production in times of crisis
Times have changed and today this article will be begin with some history, but will also share how to choose the best rifle sling for your use.
It’s the kind of thing in between our normal, everyday life and an actual major disaster that just doesn’t get prepared for all that often.
If you are one of the many hunters who prefer the latter option, this is the perfect article for you to know the practice tips to hunt deer with a bow.
Have you ever tried to measure a target’s range and field miserably? If you have, then it might be time to invest in a rangefinder binocular.
These hobbies for preppers will give you skills that you can use in a survival situation but can also enrich your life right now.
If you were in a race with your neighbors to get anything you could before the stock was gone, which items would you need to throw into your shopping basket?
A disaster is a bad time to lose all of our conveniences in life. There are also some hand powered tools we can pull from the pages of history – and that inspire modern tools – that will help us with our self-reliance.
These natural medical resources can be easily substituted as traditional methods of medication. The plants have capabilities to heal and reduce cholesterol, high blood pressure and arthritis
We listed what could contaminate water, and mentioned the six practical ways to fix this. Here is the investigation into the other four methods.
There are some good guidelines and tips on stockpiling ammo that will simplify this process for you and make it easier than it sounds on some forums you may have come across.
The only problem is, this continuous availability of water depends on a lot of infrastructure, and if some or all of that collapses, water is going to “dry up” quickly.
The below personal tactical gear list is taken from a proposal I put together for counterinsurgency / tactical team in West Africa a few years ago, this should give you a few hints on kit etc.
With about $300 to $400 invested in reloading equipment, all those hundreds or even thousands of once fired brass casings can be reloaded for a tremendous savings over buying factory new ammunition.
There’s a lot that winter (or early spring) can tell us about our properties, both for planting decisions, siting various things around our property, and for mitigating some of the weather that comes with winter and spring.
Some of them relate to food production, some to increasing our efficiency, and some are little off-the-wall tasks that don’t get as much attention as they otherwise could.
Even if you are not a woman, including female hygiene items in your prepping is still a great idea!
Stacking functions is a quick term for the concept of planning things (elements) and areas (space) to perform the most services for us.
Good health is more valuable than gold but is ignored until it is no longer there.
You have a gold coin that you paid $1100 for back when the world was still somewhat sane. Do you offer that coin for a loaf of bread? 100 loaves or a years supply?
A lights out, no power debacle for an extended period of time is going to result in total chaos in any community.
You have a moral obligation to be prepared in case of a crisis. In general, there are countless reasons to be prepared for emergency scenarios.
Whether you find yourself locked down with martial law or even a war-zone, you need to be prepared to travel the old-fashioned way: by foot.
This is where you need to have a strategy already worked out for deploying your concealed carry weapon in a hostile situation
What are the most important things to consider? In this article I cover some of the requirements of creating your master food plan.
Using only what is available to from the natural surroundings and what small amount of belongings you have, it’s time to construct one of the oldest tools used by hunters, the bow and arrow.
Self-defense is your right and it will be beneficial in a SHTF scenario, if you know how to tackle the consequences on your own with a sharp presence of mind instead of relying on others.