If we do see some other type of disaster or disruption to our lives, are you going to be prepared this time?
With the interest in the preparedness lifestyle growing at an explosive rate, one important skill is often brushed aside: reloading ammunition.
Due to the fact that ammo will always be a luxury, modern tactics which rely on the idea of expending more ammo at the foe over men or positioning is obviously not possible.
I imagine myself in a scenario where I’m woken up by a bump in the night. Likely taking place in the wee hours of the morning.
I – more so than a lot of people involved in this – have dealt with A LOT of other preppers face to face and I want to talk about the patterns that I have seen form over the years.
How you view your own personal disaster preparedness options could be the difference between life and death.
Small scale or large, when it comes to the veggies, doing things differently can buy us the time and space to get started or expand our harvests.
Revolvers make an excellent choice as a Concealed Carry Weapon, backup or self-defense piece. Here are seven reasons why the wheel gun excels.
So it’s best to be prepared to catch them. You and your family’s health may be wholly dependent on survival fishing at times.
If your survival plan doesn’t include a bug out to the forest option, it should, but coming up with a good plan might be more difficult that you think.
Today we debunk some of the common knife myths many people have come to believe over time.
No one has to do everything…but everyone must do something….It’s better to light a candle than to curse the dark.
What if events, beyond your control, fall upon you and change all you know and expect from life. Do you have a Plan B?
What are Liberal Preppers and are they any different from those who can’t stomach the thought of describing themselves as anything left of Die Hard Conservative?
I put together this earthquake survival list for those preppers who want to put a bag together and prepare for the possibility that their entire world comes crumbling down around them.
I thought that maybe it might be of some value to share some lessons that I have learned in my personal preparedness journey that hits 10 years old this year.
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.
As is usually the case with anything, the first step in choosing a rifle sling is to decide what you are going to use it for.
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.
Not only do the masses USUALLY get things right in aggregate, but it can make your life easier in the long run to just go with the crowd.
Even with some small, modest beds, there are a few tools like hooked three-prong hand cultivators or a small spade that come in handy.
We look at what is needed to get the firearm functional. In particular, we will concentrate on the AR-15 style rifles and pistols.
A survival situation can occur not only from nefarious individuals/governments, but also from natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornados, and hurricanes.
You can do it on your own firearms without any problem, and you might be able to do it for friends and family, especially if you don’t get paid for it.
Our vices aren’t necessary to our survival in many cases, but when you cut us off from them, hard times and adjustments just get harder.
Whether somebody’s looking at a long-term, widespread, nation-altering event and wants the sustainable source of materials, bamboo has a lot to offer us.
I realized early in my survival career that fishing was one of the best ways to get calories when your body was craving for food.
Building your own firearms may be a pain, unless you like doing mechanical things like that, and might well cost you more than just buying the thing ready-made.
One thing that can help is to simplify the shopping list. In some case it’s about paring it down. In other cases, it’s about finding multi-purpose items.