The Best Gadgets for Your Guns

So today, I’m going to point out offset sights, optics with integrated sights, and a specific type of single-point sling adaptor that could change some minds about the best gadgets for your guns.

Why I Decide to Pack More Than 72 Hours Ahead

What would you do if it was longer than that or you faced a serious crisis that took the world to its knees?

Six Lessons From the Ultralight Backpacking Movement

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Phillip Meeks.   I declared myself a backpacker in sixth grade. I bought an army surplus pack, a Sterno stove and a ten-dollar...

Maintaining Morale in Crisis: More Important Than You Think

Morale, for those few unfamiliar with the term, is the state of the spirits and confidence of a group and its willingness to perform its tasks. So if your morale is high, your people in your group will be more likely to perform their tasks cheerfully and to bolster one another’s spirits.

7 Frugal Gardening Tips to Help You Prepare

Here are some gardening tips I have learned over the years that save money, allowing me to grow more for less.

Affordable Off-Grid Solar Electric

Would you like to add off-grid solar to your preps, but think it’s too expensive? I’ll show you how to build an inexpensive system that can grow, as funds become available.

What to Consider Before Purchasing a Tactical Knife

Recently, my quest to match my budget to the purchase a good tactical knife led to consider these nine points before purchasing a good tactical knife.

When Walking Alone: Observe

It is important to be aware of your surroundings for many reasons but the most important is your life could depend on it

Sanitation: The Often Overlooked Necessity

Although food, water and security are definitely necessary to keep you alive, there is one aspect of prepping that is often overlooked and it can hurt even the most knowledgeable and well equipped survivalist.

Survival Options: Air Rifles for Preppers

I am buying many different types of ammo for my Air rifle just because like any other rifle, they all like a specific weights and shapes. Gamo makes a lot of ammo for their rifles but I also buy Daisy and try to get different shapes and different points.

Making a Living Post TEOTWAWKI

If the worst happens, have you given any thought to how you would be making a living post TEOTWAWKI?

12 Tips from a British Army Sniper

In the end it all comes down to being able to take the shot, hit your target and move to the next position without being found.

Prepping Is a Moral Obligation

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.

4 Absolutely Necessary Things Every Prepper Must Realize

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.

Building a Get Home Bag on a Budget, the Thrifty (Aka Cheap) Way

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from PAD Commander and in it he discusses how he built his Get Home Bag, rather creatively from a lot of underutilized...

Thoughts About Prepping from an Ole Fart

You see, it is a mindset.. It is putting yourself mentally in a situation and seeing if you measure up.

Being Honest with Yourself: A Prepping Reality Check

I have compiled a selected few topics I think people should reevaluate in their lives and make and give yourself a prepping reality check.

Prepper Fitness 101

Are you in a condition where you feel confident to take care of loved ones and yourself physically if disaster strikes?

Why Should You Be a Prepper?

You are the only person that is going to truly provide adequate emergency supplies and protection for yourself when a disaster strikes on a large scale.

Field Weapon: Constructing a Bow & Arrows Using a Knife

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.

Survival Sanitation: Cat Litter Overlooked Prep?

What do you do if you’re in the city, the grid is down, and the toilet won’t flush?

SHTF Survival Options – Indoor Gardening

If you have a south-facing window, or better yet, a sun-room, indoor gardening can be the solution. Where window space is limited, you’ll have to decide which crops to grow, and which you can do without.

How to Make a Prepper

This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Benjamin Burns. The first round of the contest ends tomorrow at midnight so get your entry in now for a chance to win!...

Creating an At-Work Emergency Bag

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Mike Turner. Be ready for your workday. Like many other preppers all over the world I find myself in daily situations where I...

How Chemistry Class Saved My Life

Wet and miserable some of us were experiencing early signs of hypothermia, and we all desperately wanted to feel some small amount of warmth.

Are You Always Ready to Bug Out?

Some say it all boils down to what you are prepping for – some sort of national emergency, oil crises, natural disaster, mass civil unrest, pandemic, etc. No matter the reason, it doesn't really matter unless you are always ready to bug out.

Sowing Concepts & Planting Styles

Regardless of scale, maximizing our production is something we all strive for. There are some terms and sowing concepts we may see but not really understand that relate to sowing seeds, especially, that can help us maximize our yields

Prepping Your Family: Whether They Are All Aboard…or NOT

“All Aboard!” Easily understood when shouted by the conductor of a train—either get yourself “on board” or be left behind.

Martial Law = Gun Confiscation? One Big Reason Why it is Unlikely

Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Bolo. Many Prepper and survivalist web sites contain an abundance of material about the likelihood of gun confiscation in the aftermath of...

Hiding in Plain Sight – There Are Others Like Us

These are the people we can go to, explaining simply that we’d like to get closer to our roots, learn a new skill, indulge in a hobby, live more connected to our history and the land around us, or that we’d like to be more self-sufficient for environmental or health reasons. No “P” word involved.