General Preparedness

Eyes Off: 7 Pieces of Gear For Counter-Surveillance

Eyes Off: 7 Pieces of Gear For Counter-Surveillance

Questions from non-preppers: Why bother practicing shooting a 2-inch group at 300 yards? Why would I ever want to learn how to make a Dakota Fire Hole so that the light and smoke doesn’t give away our position? Why would I need to be able to dress a wound while not causing further infection? I’d […]

By July 24, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
7 Bug Out Tips from Backpackers

7 Bug Out Tips from Backpackers

      Many skills that are taught as “emergency preparedness” or “survival” skills that were outdoor or backpacking skills long before those movements ever even had a name. I have often advised beginners who are building their Bug Out Bags and making their Bug Out Plans to take up backpacking as a hobby for practice, […]

Top 10 things you need to know about water in an emergency.

Top 10 things you need to know about water in an emergency.

By Glenn Meder Don’t miss your chance to win a free Ipad Mini  (details below this post) 10) IN AN EMERGENCY, YOUR WATER CAN BECOME DANGEROUSLY CONTAMINATED. After the initial danger from an earthquake or hurricane or other disaster has passed, the most significant risk to your family’s health could very likely be contaminated water. This […]

By April 27, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
How to Prepare For the Coming Food Crisis

How to Prepare For the Coming Food Crisis

Opposed to what people think: Food Crisis are very common. In fact there are countries and regions which are going through one right now. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that nearly 870 million people, or one in eight, were suffering from chronic undernourishment in 2010-2012. Almost all the hungry people, 852 million, […]

Find An Authorized Home Generator Dealer

Find An Authorized Home Generator Dealer

When it comes to purchasing a new home generator, there are a lot of questions you have to ask yourself. How much wattage do I need for my home? What are the differences between manufactures? How do I even hookup a generator? Perhaps most pressing, “where do I even start?” is arguably the top question […]

Essential Items for the Prepper First Aid Kit

Essential Items for the Prepper First Aid Kit

A first aid kit is a sensible item which no US home should be without. Your basic kit can treat any number of ailments with just a few simple items, from cuts and sprains to insect bites and allergic reactions. A prepper’s first aid kit, however, is intended to help you stay fighting fit in […]

Are You An Ace in the Hole When the SHTF?

Are You An Ace in the Hole When the SHTF?

Companies have certainly caught on to the fact that the prepper market is expanding on full throttle. During times such as these, it’s easy to get confused about exactly how to prep. Between the ads, the concerned neighbor down the street and our own preconceptions, it can seem like we’re always making a mad dash […]

By March 14, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Non-electric, fuel based lamps

Non-electric, fuel based lamps

There are a variety of different styles of lamps and lanterns that allow one to not use electricity.  This post will be concentrating on those that require some sort of fuel, oil lamps and lanterns.   It will also diagram the basic pieces of a lamp for clarity. Lamps evolved from a very basic concept.  Get […]

By February 1, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Best Batteries for Emergency Preparedness

Best Batteries for Emergency Preparedness

Stock rechargeable batteries! This has long been dispensed as preparedness advice. The reasoning behind this advice is of course to have the ability to recharge the batteries for additional use once exhausted. If the stores are closed or you can’t get to them for more batteries at least you can rely on stash of rechargeable […]

Common Garbage Disposal Issues of the Home

Common Garbage Disposal Issues of the Home

Knowing how to repair things in your home is very important. Should a disaster hit or a SHTF scenario there will be no one to call.  A garbage disposal is a common system found in the home that provides an outlet for certain garbage items. It is a great way to do away with food […]

By December 31, 2013 2 Comments Read More →