Your Handgun Does Not Make You Bulletproof

Handgun Training

Your firearm is a tool that requires considerable training to master. The only thing that makes you a skilled shooter is hundreds of hours of practice where you put thousands of rounds downrange. A firearm is an inanimate object. It cannot load its own magazines or cylinder, it cannot rack the slide to chamber a …

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What Happens To the Animals When the SHTF

Animals SHTF

Most of the meats that reach your table today are raised commercially. Big operations where cattle, chickens and turkeys, are kept confined, and fed special diets, given shots for health then slaughtered, processed and shipped to stores, to be purchased by you. What would happen to the animals if the SHTF and the human component …

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How to Develop Your Situational Awareness Skills

Situational-Awareness-Skills

One of the most important parts of preparedness and survival (or surviving emergencies) and one of the major keys to keeping yourself safe is Situational Awareness. For those of you that don’t already know, Situational Awareness is when you are observant of your surroundings and are aware of what’s going on around you at all …

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10 Must Read Survival Fiction Books

Must Read Survival Fiction Books

Now this list is in no particular order, but all of these are fantastic reads. All of them will certainly get your mind working, when it comes to what would happen if SHTF… 1. One Second After – William R. Forstchen This book follows John, a retired Army Colonel and history professor, during the aftermath …

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How To Detect Drones, Predict Weather, and MORE Using a NooElec SDR USB Dongle

Detecting Drones and Weather Radar

Sometimes the most unlikely device can become a valuable prep. There are many clues to what is going on around you, if you are listening. All sorts of devices from friend or foe emit radio waves, the problem is, you can’t hear them. We’re not necessarily talking about radio, like AM or FM, but all …

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Mosquito Bite Prevention: It’s Not to Early to Prepare Now

Mosquito Bite Prevention

The Zika virus is in the news right now, however, it is not the only virus or disease spread by mosquitoes that you have to worry about when warmer weather arrives. Chikungunya Although the chikungunya virus is not common in the continental United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands have had large outbreaks. …

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7 Survival Uses for Plastic Shower Curtains

Plastic Shower Curtain Survival Uses

If you plan to use a shower curtain that has been used in the traditional way as a shower curtain you will want to get rid of any mildew and hard water deposits on the curtain before packing away. One simple way is to lay the curtain out flat and spray with undiluted white vinegar. …

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Cheap & Easy Tip to Keep Your Feet Warm

Warm Feet Boot Hack

“Cold feet” at an important milestone in life is quite common.  Cold feet in a survival situation can be deadly.  As the mercury dips below freezing, an exposed body can initiate natural defenses to attempt to keep you alive.  The body will shift blood flow towards the core, leaving extremities to fend for themselves.  This …

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The Pros and Cons to Using a Motorcycle as Bug-Out Transportation

Bug Out Motorcycle

There are pros and cons to using a motorcycle as bug-out transportation or using one to simply escape a disaster area. You would drive yourself crazy trying to prepare for all possible road or off-road conditions when it comes to choosing a motorcycle. Therefore, to make a decision you would assess your need, probable terrain …

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Surviving Long-term After the SHTF

As preppers and survivalists we’ve trained ourselves hard. We’re continually working on acquiring the knowledge and skills that can help us beat the odds and survive a catastrophic event. We prepare for the worst, while planning for long term survival. We know that there may be a few harrowing months, or even years, that will …

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