6 Tips for Proper Long Term Ammunition Storage

People are going to be desperate and will be forced to take steps they never would have considered before. It will be up to you to defend yourself and your property. You won’t have the luxury of calling the authorities to come and take care of... read more...

Tips and Tricks for Using a Dutch Oven After SHTF

Survival food tends to produce this image of eating slop that tastes awful with your fingers. The idea of survival eating is often perpetuated by the things we see on television. Those so-called survival shows are staged and the things that the... read more...

Taking Care of Your Guns

If you have added a cache of guns to your emergency supplies, you realize they are expensive tools that don’t just hold monetary value. They are truly priceless. The weapons could be what saves your life after a collapse in more than one way... read more...

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Which Survival Knife Will You Choose?

When you are browsing the store shelves at your local Army surplus store or searching online for the right knife to put into your bug out bag, it can be a little overwhelming. You know you need a knife. It is a staple in any survival scenario. They... read more...

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3 Ways to Make a Survival Knife in a Pinch

A knife in the survival world is akin to a lifeboat on a ship that is sinking. A knife is everything. It can be what makes the difference between surviving in the wild and succumbing to the elements. Without a knife, life will be extremely difficult... read more...

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How to Make a Gun from a Clothespin

We have all seen the shows with the hero of the day manufacturing some crazy contraption that saves the world. It is complete ingenuity and a whole lot of creativity that is used to think of ways to use the materials at hand to create the one tool... read more...

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Hunting to Live, Living to Hunt

After a major disaster or some other calamity that cuts off the food supply chain, you are going to have to find a way to put food on the table. You won’t be able to run to the grocery store, load up your cart with enough groceries to feed... read more...

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10 Weapons when Guns Are Not an Option

The weapon of choice for self defense and hunting tends to be a gun for many preppers. It is quick, easy and effective. Even a child can use a gun to help defend the family home and members from an intruder. Even with poor aim, a quick correction is... read more...

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The Best Survival Guns to Have

You can’t discuss survival too long without getting into the need to discuss firearms. While there are survival situations where a firearm is not needed, most situations are best faced with a firearm in your hands. Many of the dangers you can face... read more...

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Tools You Need For Survival

I’m a bit of a tool collector. My garage isn’t really a garage; it’s my workshop. The only way my cars get to see inside it is looking through the door. With all I’ve invested in tools over the years, it would be easy to assume that I’ve got all the... read more...