Category Archives: Survival Basics

  • David Adams Apr 6, 2018

    Bartering Basics: How to Trade Goods After SHTF

    Bartering Basics: How to Trade Goods After SHTF

    No matter how well prepared you are, if a crisis goes on long enough, you’ll eventually run out of something…whether that’s food, water, medicine, or something else. When this happens, you’ll need to find some way to get more supplies. But after SHTF, you won’t be able to get them through normal means, such as… Read More

  • David Adams Jan 12, 2018

    How to Sharpen Your Survival Knife

    How to Sharpen Your Survival Knife

    A survival knife is one of a prepper’s most important tools, but it also needs to be sharpened occasionally to keep its edge. A dull survival knife is useless in a survival situation, so I’ll show you how to sharpen your knife even if you’ve never done it before. By the end of this post… Read More

  • David Adams Jan 8, 2018

    How to Keep a Low Profile When SHTF

    How to Keep a Low Profile When SHTF

    There’s going to be mass chaos when SHTF. People are going to be desperate, and they’ll go to any extreme to save themselves…even if that means attacking you or your loved ones. Even people who were friendly and honest during civilized life won’t hesitate to turn on you if it means they’ll survive. If you… Read More

  • David Adams Nov 25, 2017

    What To Look For In A Survival Bag

    What To Look For In A Survival Bag

    Your survival bag is just as important as any other piece of gear. After all, it’s what holds all your equipment together and keeps it organized. You might think any regular backpack is good enough, but that’s a big mistake. There are a few things you want to consider when finding the right one for… Read More

  • David Adams Nov 22, 2017

    How To Make Sure Water Doesn’t Ruin Your Preps

    How To Make Sure Water Doesn’t Ruin Your Preps

    There’s been quite a few hurricanes hitting the U.S. recently, and preppers in hurricane territory not only need to look out for themselves, but look out for their gear as well. As preppers, we tend to think about what gear we need to keep ourselves safe during a crisis, but one thing that usually gets… Read More

  • David Adams Oct 29, 2017

    3 Reasons Never To Perform Surgery In A Crisis

    3 Reasons Never To Perform Surgery In A Crisis

    What would you do if someone in your group needed surgery? If you think performing surgery on your own during a crisis is an option, think again. Surgery is risky enough during normal conditions, but lack of training and suitable supplies make surgery an even worse option during a survival scenario. If you attempt to… Read More

  • David Adams Oct 4, 2017

    Self Defense Tips For Seniors

    Self Defense Tips For Seniors

    Violent crime in America is on the rise and that’s why I’m giving you some simple self defense tips for seniors. Seniors are less likely to be able to defend themselves against attackers since they aren’t able to perform physically like they could in their youth. This fact encourages criminals to target seniors who they… Read More

  • David Adams Jun 2, 2017

    Easy Ways to Lighten Your Bug Out Bag

    A bug out bag is supposed to help you survive, but if you don’t plan properly, it can actually sabotage you. With bug out bags, there’s a distinct possibility that you can be over-prepared. The result is a bag brimming with survival gear that’s impossible to carry. This problem is especially true for seniors since… Read More

  • David Adams Apr 19, 2017

    Why Preppers Shouldn’t Rely On Camouflage

    Why Preppers Shouldn’t Rely On Camouflage

    Do you own any camouflage gear? I do. Camouflage patterns are found on so many different products that it’s easy to forget the fact that camo serves a specific purpose. Heck – I’ve seen camo bath towels, camo swimsuits, and even camo skivvies. And I’m pretty sure anybody running around in their underwear isn’t really… Read More

  • David Adams Feb 13, 2017

    16 Mistakes Urban Preppers Make

    16 Mistakes Urban Preppers Make

    The fact is, when it comes to preparing for emergency situations, urban preppers have a totally different set of things to consider than rural and suburban preppers do. That’s because urban preppers have a ton of different space and legal restrictions, and everything from their self-defense tools to their threats can look polar opposite from… Read More

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