Luggable Loo vs DIY Bucket Toilet

How are you going to handle human waste when the mushroom cloud goes up? How do you poop in your home fallout shelter? What if you can’t leave your apartment and the sewer system has failed? You’re eating all of that long-term food storage and it’s going to have to...

RTS Tactical AR600 vs Infidel AR550 Body Armor

There are so many different companies selling body armor on the civilian market these days that it can be challenging to sort through which company you should buy from. What level of protection do you need? Will AR500 suffice or do you need something more? What makes...

Deer Shot Placement – Where to Aim Photos

Shooting Skills Matter Too! Classic eastern deer country. Most are taken well within 100 yards, so hunters often get to choose their shots. The two does in the middle present opportunities to fill a freezer. Broadside poses are preferable but doe #3 offers a similar...

How to Set a Conibear Trapline in 5 Steps

A small “survival trap” is a great way to put some meat in the stewpot. Nothing is more simple or easy to use as the Conibear trap. But to use it, you need to know how to set a Conibear trapline. A trapline, simply put, is “a route along which a trapper sets traps for...

Outdoor Survival

How Does an Emergency Crisis Affect a City

How Does an Emergency Crisis Affect a City

Updated March 6, 2021: It is comforting to believe we would be safe if a city-wide crisis ever occurred. However, most of us are not prepared for living in a city without power and with low supplies if any of food and water.If such an event happened, most people...

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Best Survival Whistles [2021]

Best Survival Whistles [2021]

Updated March 6, 2021 – Survival whistles maybe inexpensive pieces of emergency gear, but they are essential for anyone who understands their importance.Survival whistles are absolutely vital yet they are one of the most underrated survival items you can carry with...

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Survival Food

Should Preppers Stock SPAM for its Shelf-Life?

Should Preppers Stock SPAM for its Shelf-Life?

When you are in the grocery store adding canned food to your supplies, you might wonder: Should I stock SPAM? Okay, you may not wonder that, but if you’re reading this article you must be at least somewhat curious about the idea. Who wouldn’t be? Imagine walking into...

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What are the Best Foods for Long-Term Storage?

What are the Best Foods for Long-Term Storage?

If you are looking to know what are the best foods for long-term storage, you need to know that “long-term storage” is a bit of a loose phrase. What exactly is “long-term”? For each person that definition will be a bit different. Even if we look up the definition we...

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Franklin’s Freeze-Dried Coffee Taste Test

Franklin’s Freeze-Dried Coffee Taste Test

Freeze-dried coffee disclosure: I’m a bit of a coffee snob. I’m particular about the type of coffee I have and how it’s made. I have read books on coffee making. I have gone out of my way to tour artisanal Puerto Rican coffee farms. I rise in the morning. I make...

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Survival Gear

Luggable Loo vs DIY Bucket Toilet

Luggable Loo vs DIY Bucket Toilet

How are you going to handle human waste when the mushroom cloud goes up? How do you poop in your home fallout shelter? What if you can’t leave your apartment and the sewer system has failed? You’re eating all of that long-term food storage and it’s going to have to...

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RTS Tactical AR600 vs Infidel AR550 Body Armor

RTS Tactical AR600 vs Infidel AR550 Body Armor

There are so many different companies selling body armor on the civilian market these days that it can be challenging to sort through which company you should buy from. What level of protection do you need? Will AR500 suffice or do you need something more? What makes...

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Everything You Need in a Vehicle Survival Kit

Everything You Need in a Vehicle Survival Kit

A vehicle survival kit is not the same thing as a dedicated bug out bag, but there are similarities. A bug out bag is something usually kept at home should the unexpected need to quickly evacuate the premises arise. A bug out bag is usually designed to help you...

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Survival HUnting

Deer Shot Placement – Where to Aim Photos

Deer Shot Placement – Where to Aim Photos

Shooting Skills Matter Too! Classic eastern deer country. Most are taken well within 100 yards, so hunters often get to choose their shots. The two does in the middle present opportunities to fill a freezer. Broadside poses are preferable but doe #3 offers a similar...

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Ammo for Deer – Is Match Grade Necessary?

Ammo for Deer – Is Match Grade Necessary?

The Remington Model Seven is a bit tricked-out but its ammunition came from a big-box store – on sale. So far so good on average-sized deer., however shot placement still matters! As I write this it’s deer season and, typical of our area, hunting stories abound. Some...

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