Three Minutes Without Air: Why A Gas Mask Should Be Part of Your Preps

You know the survival maxim about how you can live 3 minutes without air, right? I always looked at this as just basic life type of scenarios. If you couldn’t breathe for three minutes...

Easy Survival Cache Planning and Training

A key element of most survival plans is to bug out to a different location. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your personal choice to get out of dodge, the very act of bugging out...

Obligation To Carry Concealed

To the concealed carry permit holder, you have a very important responsibility. The responsibility to carry a handgun is not one that you should take lightly, it is a key factor in deciding whether...

Pack Like You Are Never Coming Home Again

What if the SHTF when you are away from your home? What if you are on the big family vacation down at the Grand Canyon and the global economy finally tanks like a drunken...

Prepping 101 – The Ultimate Get Out Of Dodge Vehicle

Today we are going to talk about all of the different options, choices and considerations for your own personal Get out Of Dodge Vehicle.

A Forgotten Skill: Weather Prediction

As of right now, only extreme weather affects our daily lives, but in a doomsday scenario we would need to know the weather to properly adapt shelter, make sure our rain barrels are ready,...

Rescue In The Sea of Cortez

Today's post is courtesy of guest blogger Captain William E. Simpson II - USMM. We are doubly fortunate because the good Captain will be featured on the next installment of Doomsday Preppers premiering March...

Where There Is No Kitchen: Cooking When The Grid Goes Down

Many of you are familiar with the nearly famous books “Where There Is No Doctor” and “Where There Is No Dentist” that are the most widely used health education books in tropical and sub-tropical...

How To Test Your Family’s Survival Skills

Are you looking for a challenging way to put your family’s survival skills and teamwork to the test?  Nothing will assess the grit and endurance of your loved ones better than leaving behind all...
10 Tips for taking a Woman to the Range

10 Tips For Taking A Woman To The Range

The first gun I ever shot was a double-barrel shotgun.  I was 15 years old and my best friend’s older brother had set up two liter soda bottles outside for target practice.  I didn’t...

Prepping 101 – Best Gun For Home Defense

There are few things more likely to start a fight than the discussion of firearms and more specifically, what the best options for a defensive weapon are if you are just starting your emergency...

Prepping 101 – Food Preps: 30 Days Worth Of Food

When you start to consider prepping, one of the first things you need to start prepping for is food. Simply put, food is one essential you need to live and your family must have...

What If You Don’t Make It Home?

Those words pop into my head almost daily. It’s usually on mornings as I head out of my door after kissing my wife and kids goodbye for the day. As I lock the door...

Bugging Out vs. Hunkering Down

A frequent topic in Preparedness and Survival circles is the subject of Bugging Out and more specifically the question of whether you plan to Bug Out or will you Hunker Down. This simple question...

Now That The Ammo Is Gone, What Can You Do?

In truth, the Ammo isn’t gone, but it sure is harder to find and it’s a lot more expensive. I regularly see prices that are double what I paid just a few short months...

Prepping 101 – Get Home Bag

There are numerous concepts used in the Prepping community and the concept of a Get Home Bag is one of the easiest to understand because the rationale is very obvious and could potentially affect...

Hello – I’m a Prepper

That sounds a little odd when you say it out loud at first doesn’t it? Have you said those words out loud yourself? I mean really said them to anyone other than your family...

The Slingshot Channel – Creative Weapon, I mean Toy ideas…

If the creative genius Joerg Sprave lived next door to me I would be making friends with him really quickly. Even more so in a grid down scenario when the world has gone completely...

The Crovel – Multi-Tool for the Prepper who has everything

For those of you who are maybe living in an occupied portion of America (New York, Chicago, Illinois) and don't have as many options for protection when SHTF, there is the Crovel. The Crovel...
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Bad Lip Reading – Hilarious take on the Inauguration

OK, so sometimes you have to take a break and marvel at in the times we are living in. Every once in a while it is necessary to simply relax and just laugh your...

The Reluctant Wife of a Prepper

It all began with a pantry.  My husband decided we should make space for a large pantry.  I was thrilled with the prospect of gaining more space for storage.  In my mind, he was...

Strategic Relocation – North American Guide to Safe Places – Book Review

Strategic Relocation--North American Guide to Safe Places, 3rd Edition - available at Amazon Author: Joel M. Skousen 400 pages One of the many books I have related to the concepts of Preparedness and Survival is Strategic Relocation....

Build A Rocket Stove, Step-By-Step

One common concern for prepping is how you will be able to heat up and cook any food if you don't have the nice stainless steel range to cook on? You might have a...

Simple Flashlight Mod Increases Run Time 3.6X

Who doesn't want to get the most from all of their preps? One of the most frequently exhaustible resources is batteries and almost everything you could use in a grid-down situation uses batteries (obviously...

Doomsday Preppers: Does This Gas Mask Make Me Look Fat?

One of the less than 3 shows I watch quasi-regularly is Doomsday Preppers. There I said it! This show is in its second season, but I have only been watching since it premiered for...