Almost every American has a firearm or two and we can’t imagine our lives without them. Since not every family has a “gun budget” I suggest buying a used firearm. It will help you save money for your other prepping plans. To make sure you made the right purchase pay attention to the following before buying a used firearm.
Meals Ready to eat, or simply MREs, are very popular among preppers and survivalists. Although MREs are primarily intended for use in the field by the military, they are now being stockpiled by average Americans. Before you fill your pantry with Meals Ready to Eat, there are a few things you should know about these food rations.
Buying a power generator is important for those who live in areas where there are frequent power outages. California, Texas, Michigan, and Pennsylvania top the list of states that experience the most outages. The power grids are old and need a huge amount of investment to function well. The aging equipment and the weather calamities cost the country $150 billion a year. This expense includes total electrical power outages, surges, and spikes.
Couponing has always received a lot of negative attention. For far too long people have felt embarrassed to use coupons, in order not to have their friends ridicule them or have sales clerks look down on them.
They say that a real survivalist has a knife that will help him survive through harsh times. In fact, the reality is different and most preppers and survivalists have more than one knife. Buying the right knife for all your survival or camping needs is not easy. I suggest you follow these tips when purchasing a knife.
It’s no secret that the maneuvers on Wall-Street as well as in stock markets around the world are not only killing the middle class, but they also caused the financial bubble we’re in right now that is about to burst.
If you plan on buying country property you must make sure there is an adequate supply of fresh, potable water before agreeing on a down payment. To find out if there’s water on your off-grid property there are a few things you should look into.
We are used to swipe our credit cards every day and get the items we need. Today, we even use our phones to pay for the things we desire. However, in the event of a regional emergency, your credit cards will become useless for quite a while. This is why it’s important to keep cash in your bug out bag or on you at all times.
Over the past couple of years I’ve bought different types of survival gear, but this is actually the first time I’m doing a review for such an item. I decided to write this review after spending two weeks in the mountains and my Lifestraw would not produce anymore clean filtered water.
Cordwood building is an old construction technique that is gaining popularity among those who decide to live off the grid. Cordwood houses started appearing in Wisconsin with the coming of the first settlers. These natural, hand-built houses are being constructed even in these modern times.
If the brown stuff hits the fan, getting the right type of preppers together who possess a good amount of survival skills will be almost impossible if you don’t have a vast network of people. However, with the right set of how-to survival books, you might just have enough knowledge to make it through.
When I began searching for a rural property for my off-grid retreat, I quickly found all sorts of places that looked promising at first glance. Everything from mountain views, to green pastures and all kinds of idyllic landscapes that I thought would make a significant acquisition. Buying off-grid land requires preparation and there are a few things that you should know before signing the papers.
It took just a few weeks for society to collapse after the stock market crashed. Bank accounts were frozen, cash was a rare sight and it was pretty much useless, stores were looted and home invasion was a daily reality. Only a few people can remember what happened during the Great Depression and for most of them, bartering was the only salvation.