Monthly Archives: February 2016

Considerations to Bugging Out When SHTF

Suppose SHTF, and the city is turning into a hell hole. It’s the disaster of the century and you happen to be stuck right in the middle it. Looting is rampant, the infrastructure has entirely collapsed and supplies are running low. You see violence picking up as people start to fight over resources. You figure there’s a way out so you find a way to safely get past the gang led roadblocks. So you steal a nice 4×4 and you siphon enough gas to make it 100 miles out of the city. This is what a survivalist calls “Bugging Out”. Continue reading

The Backyard Homestead – Book Review

Anyone interested in farming, raising livestock, or growing their own food could learn something from the book The Backyard Homestead. Whether you have 1/4 acre of land or a vast expanse of space to work with, homesteading is possible almost anywhere. From tiny seedlings up through dairy cows, author Carleen Madigan gives advice and how-to information on a variety of everyday small-scale farming operations. Suburban gardeners and novice working farm owners alike can learn about the skills and resources needed for any size farm.

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Prepper Basics: Morse Code and the Phonetic Alphabet

Both Morse Code and the Phonetic Alphabet have been used by the military world over for almost a century now, and for good reason! Along with the many other things you as a prepper should learn and memorize, memorizing Morse Code and the Phonetic Alphabet should be on that list. Although Morse Code is no longer used in it’s traditional form, it can still be used as an unconventional method to communicate with others long or short distance using radio, lights, sound, and a variety of other methods. As for the Phonetic Alphabet, it’s primarily only used when communicating over radio/digital devices to prevent confusion between similar sounding letters. The Phonetic Alphabet is especially useful when communicating over choppy signals or when in loud environments. Several hours of studying is all it will take to memorize these codes, and it’s very likely you’ll one day need this information.

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Survival Psychology and the Will to Survive

There have been many cases of people surviving in the most desperate of circumstances who’ve never been prepared, or even given a thought to the prospect of being in such a situation, while others with extensive preparedness knowledge and training have failed to take advantage of their skills and perished. Continue reading

Basic Butchering of Livestock & Game – Book Review

Those individuals that are interested in homesteading should know that it is very important to know how to go about butchering livestock and any possible game that you might encounter.  If you are serious about butchering then you have to make sure that you are getting this book.  You will never be in the dark again.

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How To Survive The Collapse of Society Using The SURVIVAL Acronym

The SURVIVAL acronym is an essential piece of knowledge that every urban survivalist should have. It’s usually one of the first big pieces of useful information that a student of urban survival will learn. It’s taught in the military’s across the world because it works! Keeping this survival acronym in mind will save your butt one day!

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Breaking Into Secure Locations Post SHTF

Breaking into places will be a valuable skill when SHTF. Almost everything valuable in an urban environment is either locked up or behind a locked door. When considering ways to gain access into secure areas, many people think of picking a lock as the method of choice, but the only occasion when this is truly the case is when your overriding concern is not to leave evidence at the scene. There is a whole array of techniques available; some practical methods are discussed below. Continue reading

Some Thoughts on Foraging and Growing Food WSHTF

With such a fragile system keeping the store shelves stocked with food, it’s absolutely paramount that you not only learn to grow you own food, but that you also learn to forage and be able to identify edible plants in and around your city. Such skills are lost to the current generation so it’s important to learn these skills before SHTF since you’ll likely be the only ones that will know how. We gotta keep this knowledge and wisdom alive!

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The Best (NBC) Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Disaster Survival Kit

Nuclear, biological, and chemical threats will probably be faced by everyone in their lifetime and having the tools to deal with these threats will be paramount to your survival. There are over 450 nuclear power plants on the planet with many of them in the USA, if a large enough disaster were to occur, you can be sure that many of these facilities will go into meltdown. A nuclear power plant going into meltdown is incredibly dangerous but with the right tactics, it can easily be survived. It’s crucial you have the right supplies to mitigate any NBC threat you may face.

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Henson Ong at Gun Violence Prevention Public Hearing

You know we’re in trouble when it takes an immigrant to tell the government what our own constitution actually means… Henson Ong is right on the money with his presentation and we think everyone should watch this! Share this with everyone you know!

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