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Bugging Out

7 Critical Bugging Out Mistakes

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I think we can all agree that bugging out will probably be the most dangerous and important journey any of us will ever take. We become migrants, and if we look at others migrants’ journeys (Syrians, Central Americans), we can see just how dangerous it ca be. I’m not saying bugging in isn’t the best option, it most definitely is,…

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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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Bugging Out

Bugging out Hygiene 101

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Staying clean and fresh is not just a civil nicety. Far from it, hygiene is a mandate for good health in good times or bad, and a lack of hygiene will quickly result in debilitating illness, disease or other maladies which can sap morale or even lead to incapacitation. Considering how simple and effective even an austere grooming and bathing…

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What Are the Best Guns for Your Bug out Bag?

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I and other authors have discussed BOBs and their use, packing and such thoroughly here on The Survivalist Blog and elsewhere. One thing that does not get too much critical analysis is what kind of firearm you should keep in your BOB. Don’t misunderstand: there is plenty of discussion about the guns themselves as they relate to the BOB, like…

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