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Survival

95 Ways Preppers Can Use Duct Tape for Survival

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Whether you’ve always called it “duck” tape or “duct” tape, this waterproof adhesive tape has existed since the early 1940’s. First manufactured by the Permacel division of Johnson and Johnson, to meet the needs of the military, it was called “DUCK” tape because of its waterproof feature. But by the mid-1940’s, “duck” tape was being used to seal leaky aluminum…

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Survival

How to Make a Basic Emergency Plan

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If you pay any attention to the state of affairs in our world, it’s easy to see that there is danger around every corner and sometimes right in your own home. There’s really no way to avoid every single dangerous situation. Emergencies just happen, and to make matters worse, they are so often completely unpredictable. In the case of natural…

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Survival

The Best of the Best Survival Apps

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Nowadays, everyone takes their phone everywhere. With the advent of smartphones including high speed internet, GPS and even thermal cameras, our phones can become much more than simple contact machines. In each category in this article I have found the very best apps to improve your chances of survival in tough situations, and provide accurate, up to date information on…

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Survival

Yellowstone Caldera Eruption: What to Expect

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Mt. Vesuvius. Mt. Saint Helens. Krakatoa. Kilauea. Famous volcanoes, every one, and all have histories as great destroyers and disruptors of civilizations. Here in the U.S., the relatively recent eruption of Mt. Saint Helens is remembered for its severe local destruction and regional effects. But there is another volcano in the continental U.S., one that is possessed of destructive might…

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Survival

How to Survive Fires and Wildfires like a Firefighter

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Have you thought about what you will do when you can’t call the fire department during a long-term disaster? If not, you are among a high percentage of preppers who have neglected to work this fire preparedness into their survival plan. As preppers, we know calling 911 will not be an option during a SHTF situation, so we plan to…

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Survival

Product Launch: My Bug Out Garden

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Hello Pack, over the past few months, Tara, Rebekah White (you may have read her gardening articles on Survival Sullivan), and I have been working on a container gardening e-course for preppers, with a focus on portability. You can access the presentation page here to learn more… But don’t hit the buy button just yet! Because if you’re a member…

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Self-Defense, Survival

How to Escape Being Followed

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We have all seen the scenario play out in movies: our protagonist, perhaps an everyman or maybe a trained agent of espionage is walking down a busy street or hanging around in a bar or café. He notices the furtive, sidelong glances being directed his way by someone trying way too hard to be inconspicuous. Our hero pays his tab…

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Survival

How to Prep for and Survive a Hurricane

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Of all the disasters and perennial crises that you might prepare for, one of the most common and consistently most destructive are hurricanes. As consistent as the seasons, and having a season of their own, you can expect these colossal storms to wreak havoc, death and destruction along every coastal area in the United States and much of the world,…

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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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Survival

Martial Law – Everything You Need to Know

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Martial law. The concept itself is vaguely ominous. A declaration of martial law is usually taken as an obvious sign that things have gone from bad to worse in the wake of a disaster, or it may be viewed as a disaster all on its own. The popular depiction in media is checkpoints manned not by uniformed cops but by…

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