Pepper Sprays for Preppers: What You Need to Know

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Pepper spray is an excellent and under-utilized tool for self-defense in a prepper’s bag of tricks. It is also one of the only true intermediate or less-lethal force options that are easy to carry and generally effective. Pepper spray may seem like a no-brainer, point-and-squirt implement, but like everything else we as preppers are concerned … Read more

How To Raise Rabbits From A to Z

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Rabbits are one of the best survival livestock options. They are far less expensive to buy and keep than nearly any other meat source – and of course reproduce rapidly. You don’t need much space at all to keep even a fairly large colony of rabbits, making them an ideal source for a prepper who … Read more

Basic Survival and Prepping Skills you Need to Know

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As preppers and bushcrafters, we all know that guy. The one with every new gadget, clever tool and toy, but no real idea what he’s doing. Don’t be that guy. Having good equipment is important, but enough practice with the right skills will always make much more difference and eventually could even replace the equipment … Read more

Important Hunting Gear for Preppers

What do you carry when going big game hunting? Different people carry different tools; some carry compound bows while others carry rifles. Regardless, there are certain essential items that you simply cannot go without. With this in mind, let us look at some of these essential items that are must carry for any prepper or … Read more

Overview of the Smith and Wesson 686

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The name Smith & Wesson is synonymous with wheelguns the world over, with good cause. For over a century, S&W has been producing excellent revolvers for militaries, law enforcement agencies and well-heeled civilians. While military users are rare today, their revolvers continue to serve faithfully in the holsters of countless civilians, police officers and security … Read more

Ruger Mini 14 Ranch Rifle Full Review

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One of the largest, most prolific and innovative American gun manufacturers is the firm of Sturm, Ruger and Co., more commonly known as just Ruger. From humble beginnings offering a vaguely Luger-esque .22 pistol to their massive lineup today covering everything from single-action revolvers to break action shotguns and AR-pattern rifles, Ruger has never been … Read more

14+ Survival Materials to Download Today

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If you’ve been reading The Survivalist Blog for some time, you’re probably aware of the plethora of information that’s available here and in other places. In fact, there’s so much information that we: …feel overwhelmed …feel confused because the information isn’t presented in an organized manner, so there’s still some research involved …end up reading … Read more