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Home Security and Defense

How to Heat Your Home

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When you’ve finally found your forever home or at least your home for the next couple decades, it’s important to plan for emergencies. One of the most common emergencies that most people will encounter at some point is a blackout in cold weather. Most often, blackouts in winter occur due to high winds or ice and snow build up that…

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Survival

How to Reload Ammo Step by Step

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Disclaimer: neither the author nor www.thesurvivalistblog.net shall be held liable for the injuries and other side effects resulting from applying the advice in this article. This article is for information purposes only. Reloading ammunition is a great way to save money on rounds now, when resupply is possible. Learning or honing this valuable survival skill could likely save your life…

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Survival

Can You Live and Survive in a Travel Trailer?

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If you’ve ever taken a vacation where you traveled in or stayed in a recreational vehicle, you know that it is typically a carefree, peaceful feeling. In fact, it can be almost liberating to leave most of your belongings and all of your worries behind and hit the open road. Everything is new, exciting, and waking each morning feels like…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 39: Apr 7th – Apr 13th 2019

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Hello Pack. Hope you all have been enjoying lovely spring weather where you live, it has been completely un-winter like here. We have gotten more outdoor chores done this week than we have from January through March of this year total. We even managed to work in a fun little trail ride on our homesteading survival retreat, as well. Once…

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Guns

The 5 Best Shotguns for Home Defense and SHTF

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Shotguns are commonly utilized as home defense firearms and are further regularly chosen for indefinite term SHTF guns. Their versatility and all around utility make them attractive for the latter role and their decisive effectiveness against soft targets makes them highly attractive for the former. What’s more, everyone has a shotgun, or has a relative who does. Plenty of folks…

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Survival

Prepping Your Dog for Emergencies

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While dogs are, more often than not, the family members that get the most attention, they’re often forgotten when it comes to emergency preparedness. It isn’t just people who go missing or die in case of a disaster. Left unattended, pets will have no choice but to survive on their own (which in many cases means them crawling into a…

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Bugging Out

Best Bug Out Vehicles Re-Imagined

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Preppers can spend thousands to tens of thousands of dollars on bugout vehicles. Unfortunately, most of us do not have that kind of disposable cash – even for an item of such supreme importance. We live on our survival homesteading retreat and have no intention of bugging out unless completely forced to do so to save our lives, yet we…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 38: Mar 31st – Apr 6th 2019

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Hello Pack. The weather has been cooperating this week, so we have gotten a lot done on our survival homesteading retreat. The rain we have gotten has been extremely minimal. It never ceases to surprise me how much even slightly warm weather and sunshine on your shoulders can vastly improve your mood after a long winter. Prepping this week has…

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