The common saying, “hope for the best but prepare for the worst,” could also suit prepper’s way of life and planning for the future. On financial matters, there are very high chances that unforeseen circumstances may arise that can throw us off balance, thus the need for prepping.
Survivalists often seem to be preparing for national calamities or the collapse of society. However, it is wise to examine how well prepared we are for milder occurrences like an economic recession. They say that money is the root of all problems, but for the prepared individual, that might not be the main concern.
After buying my second Gurkha Kukri knife, my wife started saying that I have a knife obsession and I have too many of them. I tried to explain to her that finding a perfect survival knife is an ongoing search and it’s just like finding the perfect partner in life. She didn’s seem too much impressed by my explaining, and she still thinks I should stop buying knives. Well, what can you do…
As consumers, we are in a hurricane of products. Each year companies are pressured to put out more gear and better gear. They have stakeholders to please, so they must sell that gear, too. If you are doing your homework, you will find great new gear for your bugout bag each year. There will always be those staples that just get the job done. Still, it’s important that you take advantage of the advances in technology.
There’s simply no question that a gun safe is the best way to store your firearms. But even though many gun owners are fully aware of that fact, they still don’t take the time or spend the money to actually go out and buy one.
We all have a constant urge to improve our pantry and find ways to cut down costs. As preppers, we sometimes have to decide where most of our budget is going. It’s not an easy lifestyle and you have to be wise when it comes to prepping. Buying in bulk is a method that saved me a lot of money and helped me to reduce the stress of dealing with all the prepping tasks.
If you are a superhero or a robot, you don’t need this article! Feel free to stay away. But if you are a regular human, who is also a survival enthusiast, keep on reading, because you are going to find out all you need to know about ultimate multi-tools for the situations that require heroic acts.
Remember the rifle mantra from Full Metal Jacket, Kubrick’s take on the army life? Just as a rifle’s the soldier’s best friend, so’s a utility knife for the survivalist. In this article, we’re going to show you some of the best wilderness survival knives available on the market. Some of them are variations on iconic melee weapons (knives used by soldiers in hand-to-hand combat) while others were designed for wilderness survival only.
Nowadays, you can find a variety of innovatively designed water bottles which include filters and some other features which makes them ideal for preppers but not only them. If you are looking for water bottles that have a filter incorporated, LifeStraw Go may be the right option for you. I have two LifeStraw Go bottles, and I promised my readers I would do a review, once I get a little time.
Self-defense can be a controversial subject, especially if firearms are involved. It’s always in the news and drives people in different directions. Part of this topic implies armed self-protection in most cases, which may not necessarily be right for everyone. However, this decision is personal and it brings in a series of responsibilities, not to mention the morals. Today we will discuss my favorite pocket pistols.
Not having enough water when the brown stuff hits the fan is one of my greatest fears. After all, water is quite essential for all the living creatures on this planet. As preppers, we aspire to have clean water for drinking and usage when the public utilities get shut down. I for one, I’m always looking for simple and effective ways to gather and purify water. I was hyped to receive my Pressured Jerry Can Water Filter and I couldn’t wait to test it. Here is what I discovered.
AR15 is one of the most popular rifles in the United States. It is practical, extremely ergonomic and it can be one of the best weapons you can buy at the moment. Furthermore, it is reliable, easy to use and it comes in so many shapes and versions. Here you will be able to see a complete guide for the best AR15 under $1000. Even better, we will list 6 top-rated models and we will provide you with a guide for choosing the most desirable unit for your purposes. Even better, we will list 6 top-rated models and we will provide you with a guide for choosing the most desirable unit for your purposes. You can also get a proper night vision scope for your rifle to get the best out of it.
As promised a while ago, I will continue to review some of the prepping gear I own. Today, the Gerber Bear Grylls survival hatchet is in the spotlight. It is one of the best compact survival hatchets available on the market and it is considered a lifesaving aid in building a shelter and a campfire.