Questions and Answers With The Wolf Pack : Prepping while renting?

Question from Tammy (Prepper in the making) We do not own our home, we like a lot of other people pay rent. What kind of survival options do we have? We can’t really make any permanent modifications to the place we live in, so we are wondering how can we prepare and defend a home […]

10 Strange But Effective Self-Defense Devices

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This is a guest post by Hayley G 1. Keychain Car Alarm An invaluable self-defense device is the car alarm on your keychain. You will be able to use this alarm in a number of circumstances. You should keep it next to your bed in case you hear someone outside your house at night and in […]

Prepping to take over preppers… Are you on someones attack and take list?

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I’ve personally talked to several people that have had the same attitude / idea about going and shooting preppers so that they can take what they have after the SHTF. I usually, bring up the show “Doomsday Preppers” in a general conversational manner and away they go. I just look at it as an advanced warning of […]

May 20, 2013 Moore Oklahoma Tornado from One Couple’s Viewpoint

This is a guest post by Oldokie and entry for our non-fiction writing contest. The May 20 tornado is known as the Moore tornado but most people are not aware that it plowed through parts of at least three cities. It formed on the outskirts of the city of Newcastle, destroying several homes and businesses, then moved through […]

Land for Sale TN Cumberland Plateau

Land for Sale TN Cumberland Plateau Over the past couple of months a lot of folks have contacted me about moving to the Cumberland Plateau, or The Redoubt of the East as it’s referred to here. The number one question that I’m asked is where to find land or a house? That’s a good question, […]

Introductory Lessons in Communication Security

This is a guest post by NC and entry for our non-fiction writing contest. Everyone already understands that it is important to protect your identity online. Similar to operational security where practitioners are encouraged to conceal their actions; i.e. Don’t discuss your stockpile, number or types of weapons or ammunition, or your evacuation plan, Communication Security focuses on […]

States with Stand Your Ground and Castle Doctrine Laws

Stand Your Ground and Castle Doctrine Laws With all of the talk about “Stand Your Ground” laws and self-defense in the “media” lately, I thought that it would be a good idea to take a look at which U.S. states have those laws in place and the definition of what the law is, without all of the media hype. First a […]

3 Good Reasons Why You Should Have a Hidden Camera in Your Home

Guest post by Parker H In today’s uncertain world, it pays to be proactive about your family’s security. We all want to make sure that our loved ones are taken care of and shielded from the dangers life can present, even in the relative safety of our own homes. One of the easiest and most economical ways […]

Hiding gold and silver without a safe

Friday : Questions and Answers With The Wolf Pack Question from Rodger R I was hoping to get some advice about hiding gold and silver without a safe. I figure that having a safe is a sure way to tell a burglar that I’ve got valuables. I can’t put in a hidden safe and the run-of-the-mill […]

Fighting Dirty – M.D. Creekmore’s Secret to Winning any Fight

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After my recent cross-dressing post, I thought it would be a good idea to take a more hands on approach today, diverging into a topic I’ve not covered before – empty hand and dirty fighting. I remember my Shotokan instructor telling me, “no matter how good you are or how many trophies you win, on the street […]

Prepare for a large-scale nuclear EMP attack over North-America

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This is a guest post by “Seamus Finn” and entry in our non-fiction writing contest. Hello fellow survivalists / preppers, this is Seamus Finn, writing to you from the beautiful, French-speaking province of Québec, Canada. Some of you might already have considered the risks of a large-scale EMP attack over North-America. To the few of you who […]

Monday: Questions and Answers With The Wolf Pack

Question from Reggie I have been reading your blog for quite awhile, and I am a minority prepper and I am worried that when SHTF will Caucasian preppers accept minority preppers into their groups or kill them off and take their supplies. I worry when reading some of the survival blogs that this is a Whites only club. […]

Planning For New Arrivals Post-TEOTWAWKI

No matter how prepared we are, supplies and space are finite. Providing for the needs of everyone showing up at our doorstep after the shtf is impossible, but the question remains who should be turned away and what will you do if they refuse to leave? How many people could you provide for and for how long? […]

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How to be secure on the internet

This is a guest post by Anonymous and entry in our non-fiction writing contest. Introductory Lessons in Communication Security Everyone already understands that it is important to protect your identity online. Similar to operational security where practitioners are encouraged to conceal their actions; i.e. Don’t discuss your stockpile, number or types of weapons or ammunition, or your evacuation […]

Finding Like-Minded Survivalist / Prepper Friends

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Many readers have asked “where or how do I find like-minded folks to form a survival group to help “man” our retreat?” Unfortunately, I’ve known of several survival groups that are no longer together. In most cases they dissolved due to a lack of funds, seriousness of members and infighting. It’s been my experience that […]

Friday poll: What is your preferred home defense weapon?

[poll id="42"] Please explain your answer in the comments below. btw if you have an idea for a great poll question please email it to me… thanks.

Firearms training when ammo is scarce!

This guest post by Blair and entry in our non-fiction writing contest. Looking at the empty ammo shelves at Wal-mart the other day, I was reminded that, while this ammo shortage is likely to be temporary, there will come a time when the shelves will be permanently bare. Ammo will be scarce resource, to be rationed and closely monitored. […]