In the first part of this article we discussed the need to have a safe retreat, how to pick the land for it and various other suggestions that should help you choose a proper safe retreat for when the brown stuff hits the fan.
A few weeks ago, we wrote about how to build an unregistered survival rifle using hand tools. The rifle we theoretically built was a good ole’ AR-15 sporting a 16” barrel and chambered in 5.56/.223, arguably the two most common rifle rounds ever sold in America.
There is a big debate about what your bug out bag should contain and what would be the best survival gear one should carry. We can find all sorts of recipes for food preparation and storage, and a lot of weapons guides. How about discussing the topic of having a bug-out vehicle?
Acquisition of a safe retreat is a major commitment on the part of a survivalist. Much careful consideration should be given to the factors which go into its selection. These factors are variable from individual to individual, and depend in part on the location and lifestyle of any particular survivalist.
It’s time you join the intensive gardening revolution. This revolution is in your backyard. Gardening is undergoing a radical change, a food production revolution no survivalist can afford to ignore. This “new” method goes by the general name of intensive gardening or the foot gardening method.
The threat of natural disasters is ever-increasing with the changing of our environments. From tornados to big freezes, our planet earth manifests its unrest in many ways. Although you can’t prevent Mother Nature showing off her powers, you can prepare to deal with her moods and live to tell the story.
Think about survival for a moment. Survival isn’t just a man’s job, although it may seem like it since you don’t see a female shooter getting the same attention as a male one. In fact, to an ever-increasing degree in the future, “survival’ tasks are going to have to be shared by men and women alike. But we really don’t have to look to future disaster or civil disorder to practice the type of survival I’m referring to.
Finding your way at night in the wilderness without a light source is a dangerous trial. Having a flashlight will make things easier, even tough traveling through uneven terrain at night is a challenging experience. If no modern light source is available, learning how to make or improvise a torch will help you enormously when you find yourself in unfamiliar territory.
Are you all steamed up about canning chores? Is your freezer bulging at the door? If so, why not consider drying the produce. Food drying is a method of preserving food that fits today’s Lifestyles.
Any prepper knows a good prep kit contains plenty of medical supplies, antibiotics and treatments included. The best preppers know that a good prep kit contains tools and supplies you can or have built yourself. Last week, we went over how to build a survival rifle using an 80 percent lower.
What would happen if you have to take your children, 5 years of age and under, to your mountain retreat in a survival situation? Car camping with toddlers can be a challenge—What about backpacking with babies and young children? How would we carry them and all the necessary equipment? These questions went through our minds in our family’s early years.
It’s the time of the year when a lot of people have to deal with various heat disorders. Not being able to recognize the signs of heat disorders and provide proper care can lead to disaster. These health issues are somehow still not being given the attention they dissever, and it’s something that people handle without proper care. The old “it will pass” habit is still present when it comes to heat disorders.
Every prepper knows that a good survival rifle is one of the most important tools in your prep kit. Most also know the government and guns don’t often get along. And chances are, you’ve seen the good ole’ AR-15 mentioned and tangled into just about every prepper gun topic on the internet.