How to Turn Off Your Gas

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IMPORTANT: It’s very simple to turn off your gas, but the gas company must come out to turn it back on, so don’t actually turn your gas off unless it is an emergency! In order to turn your gas off, use a wrench, a pair of pliers, or a gas shut off tool to rotate… Read more »

Your Survival Grubstake

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Having a “Survival Grubstake” on hand in your home and/or at your survival retreat will mean the difference between life and death. What is a Survival Grubstake?  It is all your food, gear, guns & ammo, provisions, seeds, supplies, etc., gathered by a prepper/survivalist to be prepared and be ready for any man-made or natural… Read more »

Challenges of a Winter Bug Out

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Challenges of a Winter Bug-Out

Bugging out, or leaving your home or normal place of shelter to survive outside or on the move, is generally considered a last ditch effort to survive. Conditions requiring a bug out might include a home that is or shortly will be under siege, a secondary shelter that has failed or is inaccessible, or the… Read more »

What to Grab in 10 Minutes

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If disaster strikes, you may have a mere ten minutes to grab what you need before evacuation. Do you know what to take, where it is, and how to get it? Having a plan in place before an emergency arrives can ensure your survival and comfort if you have to leave your home fast. Have… Read more »

Choosing a Safe Location to Bug Out

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Finding a safe location to survive the upcoming man-made and natural disasters is crucial if you want to not only live but survive and thrive a very uncertain near future. With man-made disasters such as a Civil/Race Wars, an Economic Collapse with Hyper Inflation, an EMP attack, Foreign/UN Troop Invasion, Martial Law, Massive Riots all… Read more »

Getting Clean Water From a Lake or River

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Recently I raved about the benefits of the Berkey Water Purifier which can sit conveniently on your kitchen counter and completely purifies your tap water.  But what should you do if the time comes when you can’t get water from your kitchen tap and you’ve used up your supply of stored water?  How do you… Read more »

Survival Shelters

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There will come a time when having the knowledge of building a shelter will save your life and the lives of your family.  Whether surviving lost in the wilderness or after a disaster when your home is destroyed, knowing how to build a safe and sturdy shelter to protect your family from the elements is… Read more »

Bug-Out Back Pack

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Bug-Out Back Pack

Your Bug-Out Back Pack (BOBP), also known as your Get Out Of Dodge  (GOOD) bag, is essential in preparedness and survival.  QUESTION:  If a major disaster were to hit where you live, right now, and you were given only 5 minutes to evacuate your home, not knowing if you would ever return, what would you… Read more »