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How do you know if you’re getting good training?

How do you know if you’re getting good training?

When making a major purchase, a smart consumer will research options, read reviews, and compare products. A good student will do the same when seeking a firearms instructor and evaluating the quality of training offered. You are making an investment with your consumer dollars — and your life may someday depend on this training. The […]

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Guns, PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

9 Ways To Disinfect Wounds In A Survival Situation

9 Ways To Disinfect Wounds In A Survival Situation

Getting wounded when you have no access to professional medical care and equipment can turn ugly quickly, so it’s important that you take care if it immediately and continue wound care until it’s healed well enough that infection is no longer a danger. The most critical part after you stop the bleeding is getting the […]

March 27th, 2017 | Posted in Health, PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

Every gun owner should know these important ammo storage tips

Every gun owner should know these important ammo storage tips

By: Daniel Barker A well-organized prepper’s stockpile will usually include a reasonably large amount of ammunition to be used for self defense and/or hunting, and proper ammo storage is key to safety and long-term viability. Improperly stored ammunition rounds may not only become unreliable, but also dangerous to fire. From Urban Survival Site: “Having a […]

March 27th, 2017 | Posted in Guns, PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

What you need to know about animal snares for survival

What you need to know about animal snares for survival

by Gaye Levy When it comes to long-term survival under dire circumstances, many of us will need to step outside our personal comfort zone and use snares to trap animals for food. The thought of doing so is unpleasant to me personally, but if I had to do it I could and I would. This […]

March 20th, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

How to cook food when the grid goes down

How to cook food when the grid goes down

by Frank Bates Because it’s unlikely that the electrical grid will be functioning properly following a major crisis, knowing how to cook without power is essential. Fortunately, there are numerous ways to prepare food without electricity. Here are six of them: Solar-oven cooking This is a great option in warmer, sunnier climates. This outdoor emergency […]

March 13th, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

Building a DIY self-monitored security system

Building a DIY self-monitored security system

by Thomas Miller There are many commercial options available for security systems and recent tech innovations have brought us DIY security systems that you can purchase and install yourself. While this option is great for providing many people with peace of mind and a sense of security, there are two common factors among these systems; […]

January 23rd, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

Fire rings you can build for survival

Fire rings you can build for survival

by Frank Bates When building a fire ring, the most common design people think of is the ever popular Cowboy Circle Ring. It is simple and usually works well, but there are other fire ring styles you should be aware of when in survival mode. Let’s look at four of them. Keyhole Fire   This is […]

January 16th, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

Covering the basics about fire

Covering the basics about fire

by Frank Bates There’s much to be said about fire and its necessity in survival situations. In future articles we’ll get into specifics, but I want to start with some of the basics because it’s easy to forget this stuff. Being able to make fire is an absolutely essential skill to surviving anywhere, anytime, in […]

January 2nd, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

6 questions every prepper needs to ask and answer

6 questions every prepper needs to ask and answer

by Gaye Levy Every once in a while it is important to take a back seat to the process of prepping and do a little planning. I say this because things change and life evolves, requiring a re-examination of the who, what, and why of prepping. Let’s face it. You probably remember why you started […]

January 2nd, 2017 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »

7 Things Our Ancestors Stockpiled To Survive Winter

7 Things Our Ancestors Stockpiled To Survive Winter

by: Rich M Life was hard for our ancestors — much harder than it is for us today. Most of them didn’t have running water and electricity to make their lives easier. These modern conveniences have changed our way of life, to the point where we often forget what people had to do throughout history […]

December 12th, 2016 | Posted in PREPAREDNESS | Read More »