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Solar Panels

I was talking to a friend the other day, who was claiming that we wont really need electricity when everything hits the fan.  I began to relate to him all the things we use energy for: cooking, air conditioning, communication etc.  I then let him into the secret of solar energy.  The energy of the… Read more »


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Be sure you’ve read part 6 of this series before proceeding. Since all sorts of unsavory methods are used to keep municipal tap water “clean,” the water from your faucet is probably not going to have the proper ph balance.  It is absolutely essential that you have the proper ph levels when you’re storing water… Read more »


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Storing food is very vital in an emergency of any magnitude for disaster preparedness.  Emergency food that you make and preserve yourself can make you more self sufficient in continuing that emergency food supply in the long one if you have available fruits/vegetables growing at your house or nearby.  You can do this for your… Read more »


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Portable Toilet

Since we covered most of the basics of water, I thought one of the topics that most people don’t want to discuss but is important is sanitation. The city sewer system are dependent on electricity and the underground pipes. If any of these systems fail or malfunction so do your toilet facilities. One of the experiences… Read more »


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[This article is part of a series.  If you’re interested in protecting your preparations, that’s GREAT, but please do not start with guns!  Start with keeping quiet, planning to share, or passive defense options.] A discussion on preparation and emergency preparedness is incomplete without addressing the issue of guns as part of preparedness.  In my… Read more »


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[This article is part of a series.  If you’re interested in protecting your preparations, that’s GREAT, but please do not start with knives!  Start with keeping quiet, planning to share, or passive defense options.] I would really hate to actually have to defend my preparations (or even defend my own life) with a knife.  I… Read more »


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propane stove

As a prepper, you want to be ready for any emergencies that may ensue, whether you are mobile or stationary, you must have the means to cook you and your family your stored food supply.  It is very important to have disaster planning and to set up an emergency preparedness kit so you are ready… Read more »


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When I was a teenager, my dad acquired a vacant house in not-the-best neighborhood.  He tried to fix it up so that he could sell it, but anytime he would purchase supplies, local gangs would steal the materials and vandalize the house.  Dad replaced broken windows and missing supplies over and over again.  Eventually, he… Read more »


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Now that your water has been treated to remove the physical pollutants, the important task is to make the water safe to drink by eliminating or killing the microbiological pollutants.  There are five main methods of doing this: 1. Tablets:  Water purification tablets (Halazone tablets) are available in most drug stores and or sporting stores…. Read more »


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Siphoning Water for Water Purification

This next topic is vitally important to understand.  Water that has been contaminated with radiation particles, dirt, bacteria or other pollutants requires purification that basically takes a 2 step process. First step is to clean the water of all physical impurities such as dirt and debris.  Then it must be made biologically safe to drink…. Read more »