What’s the Max Distance my Ham Radio Will Work?

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As preppers, maintaining your own self-contained methods of long-distance communication is a great idea. When things get really bad, you probably won’t be able to depend on landlines and cell phones, to say nothing of the internet, especially in an emergency situation. However, you will be able to depend on the radio so long as … Read more

How Long Do Generators Typically Last?

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Generators are not only vital for providing your own off-grid electricity in long and short-term survival situations, but also for keeping the lights on and your usual appliances and tools running during common power outages. Be it bad weather, a natural disaster, or a society-toppling event, having a generator on hand will be comforting indeed. … Read more

Is it Okay to Drink Water from a Waterfall?

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Hydration is essential to life and is a critical survival priority. As a resource, it is second only to air in importance. Finding water in the wild during a survival situation or just an extended trek is vital and in such cases what could be more of a blessing than seeing a beautiful waterfall rushing … Read more

Question: What Exactly Is Grey Water?

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We often hear about water conservation and the importance of using less water in this day and age. Especially for homesteaders or anyone living in a place where water is scarce and precious, the pressure is really on to get as much “mileage” from your water as possible. A method that is commonly recommended to … Read more

How Preppers Can Achieve Financial Freedom

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It’s no secret that preppers are preparing for some sort of hard times. Whether it’s a natural disaster, economic collapse, or something else, they know that things could go south quickly. One of the most important aspects of prepping is financial readiness. Many preppers are prepared for physical dangers but neglect to prepare for intangible … Read more

The Best 33 Best Military Watches to Get

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Hikers and outdoorsmen are exposed to some harsh conditions including but not limited to extreme temperatures, submersion in water, and impact damage. The problem with watches is that they’re often very expensive and you don’t always know what you’re getting until you’ve got it. With that in mind, let’s go over some criteria. What do … Read more

36 Delicious Dutch Oven Skillet Recipes

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A Dutch Oven is a must-have for a prepper because providing it’s a plain cast iron one versus the enameled version, you can cook over campfires, on gas stoves, and even in electric ovens. The range of meals you can make, ranging from sweet to savory, is endless. This is what preppers, hunters, and campers … Read more

44 Easy Corn Recipes for Preppers

The idea of this recipe round-up was to collate fairly simple recipes that a person could easily make from corn and corn products that have been stockpiled, or from fresh corn grown in a survival garden. The recipes have been collected from around the world because many cultures have had to survive in difficult economic … Read more