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Which is Best: Kerosene or Propane?

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Although the answer may be different for everyone depending on the specific situation and heating needs, preppers may wonder which is best: kerosene or propane? Whether you’re preparing for a power outage or looking to supplement your main heating system, if this is a decision you’ve been wrestling with, there are several factors to consider when making your decision. We’ll…

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Levels of Preparedness

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When it comes to preparation, you will hardly find any two practitioners who are on the same level of readiness, or heck, even agree on what a given level looks like. Differences in methodology, values, perception and other things can mean that ready-ready looks very, very different to any given individuals. One person’s Doomsday may be another’s pleasure cruise. Skill-building…

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What a Minuteman Is and Why You Need to Be One

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The word “minuteman” often conjures images of a Revolutionary War-era militia member, funny shoes, floppy tricorne hat and a big ol’ musket or rifle and all. Some folks even think minuteman is just a synonym for a member of the militia. The truth is actually a little different, and what they minutemen were and how they trained can actually teach…

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How to Rebuild, Repair, and Repurpose Post-SHTF

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  We live in a world of creature comforts and conveniences that many of us take for granted. Many of us are so comfortable in our day to day routine we don’t even realize how dependent we are on those comforts and conveniences. But when SHTF, the world as we know it will quickly become unpredictable. Many of those comforts…

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The Biggest Threats to America Right Now

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America faces many challenges going forward. Some of these challenges are new, some are lurking fears that have never quite perished, but all threaten the safety and security of our nation, in total or in part, and ergo the citizenry. None may be so bad as to completely destroy our country, but all could come at the cost of many…

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Fish Antibiotics for Survival

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One of the major issues many preppers face in preparing for a grid down or SHTF scenario is what to do about illnesses, infections, and injuries that are bound to happen. The world will be in chaos. Doctors and pharmacies will be overrun quickly. Public services will be overwhelmed or possibly shut down entirely. Preparing now, to deal with illness,…

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Weatherization for Preppers

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If you’ve been prepping for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with the survival rule of three. This concept says that the average adult can only survive for about three hours in the elements without shelter before experiencing negative effects on the body. Negative effects on the body from exposure to the elements can include everything from hypothermia to…

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What’s YOUR SHTF Plan?

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Everyone has a general plan for any given crisis, the plan, you might call it. This plan will be tailored to fit as many possible SHTF scenarios as possible, improving reaction time and simplifying the response to danger. We’d like to encourage more of our readers to share the nuances of their SHTF plan here on TSB, so in the…

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