What I’ve Learned As A Prepper In The Past 5 Years

Prepper's Will - What I've learned as a prepper_I would like to start by saying that I do not consider myself and expert prepper. I firmly believe the road ahead has still many unknowns. The experiences shared within the lines of this article are my own. They can provide a clear glimpse of what it means to be a prepper. Some of these experiences may seem familiar to you because at some point, we’ve all been there.

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How To Live On A Budget As A Homesteader

Prepper's Will - How To Live On A Budget As A HomesteaderBecoming totally self-sufficient is the ultimate goal for all homesteaders and preppers. However, no matter how much we struggle, money is still part of the self-sufficiency equation. Learning to live on a budget as a homesteader is a challenge for some people. The lack of money is the number one reason why people abandon the homesteading lifestyle.

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Grid-down Event Planning – Disposable vs Rechargeable Batteries

Prepper's Will - Planning for a grid down event - Disposable vs rechargeable batteriesThe blood of our modern society is electricity. All our devices depend on some sort of battery in order to function. You will need to stockpile rechargeable batteries for when the grid goes down, but one question remains: are you sure you’ve made the right choice? Picking the right batteries can be tricky business. You need to make sure your batteries have a long and useful lifespan. Let’s take an in-depth look at the options we have.

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Ten Ways A Water Canteen Could Save Your Life In The Wilderness

Prepper's Will - Ten ways a Water Canteen could save your life in the wildernessYou could be stranded in the backwoods and chances are you won’t always have what you need at hand. Every survival situation requires a good amount of improvisation for a successful task. Finding creative uses for a water canteen could make the difference between life and death.

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Preppers, a growing generation of ‘crazy’?

Prepper's Will - Preppers are not crazy and here's whyWhen most people hear of words such as preppers or survivalists and even off-gridders, they assume that there must be something wrong with these people. They think we are crazy and that we should wear a tin foil hat. Preppers can be labeled as eccentric people, but they are probably not crazy and here’s why.

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Scavenging Abandoned Cars For Survival Items

Prepper's Will - Scavenging abandoned cars for survival itemsIn every disaster movie, you see a panning shot across a broad highway packed with cars attempting to flee the city. The scenario continues with people abandoning their cars and joining their fellow citizens pushing onward on foot trying to escape. What they leave behind is up for the picking. Scavenging abandoned cars for survival will help you gather essential supplies.

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Survival Archery 101

Prepper's Will - Survival Archery 101The invention of gunpowder changed the battlefield forever and man was able to improve his ways of waging war and killing food. Long before gunpowder was invented, a sharp stick propelled down range was the top of ballistic technology. For thousands of years, survival archery was the only thing that helped man provide for his family and defend his lands.

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A Prepper’s Cache, An Aid During Harsh Times

Prepper's Will - A prepper's cache, a helping hand when things are badYou did everything you can to make sure you are prepared and ready for when disaster strikes. You probably have a good supply of food and water, guns and ammo, a good bug out bag and a reliable bug out vehicle. But the truth is that we can never be too prepared and we can’t know what the future will bring. What happens if you can’t reach your bug out bag or if you lose all your supplies? If that would happen, having a cache will save the day.

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Living In An 1800s Sod House

Prepper's Will - Living in a 1800s Sod HouseIn 1862, America was in full expansion and Congress passed the Homestead Act, opening up millions of acres for the pioneers. It was a helping hand for the settlers who were encouraged to conquer the Western frontier. All you needed to do to make the land yours was to build a sod house on it. You were supposed to grow crops on it and fight against the old bad luck for five years.

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