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Learning Survival Archery – Is It Necessary For Preppers?

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The popularity of archery is rising at a high rate… No, it has been on the rise for thousands of years. The vital skill for all preppers has existed for years as an effective hunting method. Fast forward in today’s world, you might argue that the bow and arrow have no place in a world saturated with incredible varieties of guns. You might be right, but as the experienced survivalists will tell you, a bow …

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Serrated Vs Straight Edge Knives

Serrated VS Straight Edge Knives

It is a topic knife enthusiasts have debated about for hours: serrated or straight edge knives. More often than not, this discussion devolves into simply which one is better, without providing tangible benefits to either model. Even though you may have an individual preference for one of the styles, the importance put on a serrated blade when compared to the straight-edged blade depends upon the intended function. If you are in the market for a …

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Custom First Aid/Medical Kits vs Pre-Made Kits

Custom First aid Kits

So now it’s time for you to go out and put together your medical kit.  I’m sure you’ve looked around at Walmart or other stores at the pre-made medical kits that they have for sale and were debating if you should purchase one or not.  While they aren’t all that expensive and usually come in a neat carrying bag or container of some sort you need to think to yourself “Does this kit really contain …

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How To Sharpen a Knife

Sharpen a knife

You may have heard the old saying “a sharp knife is safer than a dull one”. Well it turns out that this saying is completely true. A sharp knife is less likely to slip on what you are cutting, which is one of the main ways that people accidentally injure themselves. And if you do slip up, a sharp knife will give you a cleaner, less painful cut than a dull blade would. But even …

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6 Things A Child Knows About Home Defense

6 Things Child Knows About Home Defense

Home defense doesn’t have to be overly complicated. In fact, a great way to go about home defense is to have a simplistic, childlike approach. In this article, you’ll learn to think like a child.  Think about it; A child’s brain is observant, creative and quite curious. It’s also very alert and has immense grasping power – a child learns a lot in a very short span of time.  Most importantly, since children are not …

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A Preppers Mindset: Keeping Yourself Together

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When it comes to you and I there’s at least one thing that we have in common which we can’t deny; we’re living in a world that is falling apart all around us.  In the last 50 years technology has grown and taken over our world at such a fast rate it’s absolutely mind blowing if you actually sit down and think about it.   And because of that technology, both for the good and the …

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7 Ways Your Survival Plans Can Fail You

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We prep.  We stockpile.  We make plans.  We try to imagine what will happen when it finally hits.  We follow the “two is one and one is none rule”.  We feel safe… but are we? If there’s one thing we can be certain of in a disaster scenario, it’s… uncertainty.  If anything can go wrong it will and the more we think about that, the more holes we can uncover in our prepping plans… and …

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Long Term Bug Out Bag Sustainment Kit

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Sustainment The human body needs a specific amount of calories and water to survive. We need shelter and warmth to protect against the elements. Roll all this into one kit and you get a long term sustainment load. The kit that I have put together is based what I’ve learned from my own training and my memories of long term camping trips with my family. Be Flexible This kit is always subject to change based …

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An Introduction To Prepping: Where Do I Start?

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Prepping is going to be one of the most important and long-term tasks that you will ever take on.  We all want to prepare ourselves and our families so that we will be as safe and secure as possible in the future whether it’s from some sort of natural disaster or other type of emergency situation.  Before you start it’s important to step off on the right foot and take baby steps.  You can’t expect …

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Putting Together Your EDC Bag

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Hopefully by now you have gone out and bought yourself an EDC bag.  If not, you should backtrack to my previous post, “What is an EDC bag and why should I have one” before continuing on.  At this point it is time to start getting all of your gear together and organizing it.  Yes this sounds like it can be a daunting task especially when trying to figure out which items you really need and …

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