Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from David Paul Smith. Prepping is an attitude of being prepared. Very few athletes would consider showing up to a major sporting event...
In this article I list some of the most unique ways that some basic survival gear, weapons, and defensive tools can be disguised in items you already wear every day.
Using history and modern innovation, we now have a lot of options for keeping our clothes clean, even if we end up off the grid, conserving power, or lacking electricity entirely.
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...
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.
Plants with really good, healthy soil can fight off a lot of diseases and overcome leaf damage from pests without problems. However, even when we start with really good soil, certain practices mean we strip it out, stop the nutrient cycling, or otherwise break those systems. Rotation is one way we can prevent some of the stripping and reduce the disease load for our plants.
A great deal can go into site planning for your survival homestead, even when the infrastructure is already in place and funds don’t exist to renovate lines or move buildings. Where we place things can increase or decrease our defensive abilities, success in growing, and how likely we are to see something – which can be good or bad
I put together a primer that explains some of the differences between BB and pellet guns, various types of airguns for preppers, and some resources for comparison charts and additional information. Some practical applications for airguns follow if you can slog through the data.
It would be terrible if after all the thought, time and effort put into making a bug out bag, that when you need it the most, it’s not within easy reach.
post-TSHTF, it’ll be an even bigger change. We (my family) still have Internet, vehicles, gasoline, washing machine… for now.