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Guns

Top 10 Places to Find Ammo Cans

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Ammo cans and prepping go together like peanut butter and jelly. Like cheese and crackers. Like, well, you see where I am going. There is hardly a shooter or prepper alive that does not have at least a couple of these sturdy, reliable green cans around, packed with ammunition or loaded magazines. Ammo cans are rugged, highly water resistant and…

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Survival

The Single Most Probable SHTF Event

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Most preppers are preparing for some specific crisis event. Just ask them and they’ll tell you. Most of the explanations you’ll get will feature some natural or man-made disaster of nation- or world-ending severity. You’ll be regaled with tales of EMP strikes, massive solar flares and other cosmic mayhem, a global Ice Age, economic collapse, nuclear world war, zombie outbreaks,…

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Outdoors and Wilderness Survival

How to Wipe Your Butt Post-SHTF

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Good sanitary practices and procedures are a big part of what makes modern life in advanced societies so nice. Without sanitation, germs wreak their deadly havoc with frightening ease and the ensuing epidemics can decimate entire populations. You can imagine how quickly any smaller group of people living in close proximity to one another could be waylaid by an outbreak…

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Guns

Best Guns to Have for SHTF

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A major disaster, the kind that means life as you know it grinds to a halt and the lights will be a long time in coming back on if they come back at all, will upset the modern order of things. You will not be able to count on the police and other government forces to keep you safe from…

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Self-Defense

When You Can and Cannot Use Lethal Force

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The subject of lethal force by civilians in a defensive context is absolutely riddled with hearsay, falsehood and outright idiotic opinion. There is little excuse for this among serious students of self-defense in light of the internet and the unfettered access to expert opinion, state statutes and legal precedent it provides. There is more than one phase to a defensive…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did to Prep This Week – Week 27 – Dec 30th 2018 – Jan 5th 2019

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Hello Pack! We have been busy working on spring and summer planning preps, getting some more indoor crop going underway, and working on our road…again. I am thrilled we are not getting ridiculously cold winter temperatures yet, but consistent rain has kept us living in a mud bog. I welcomed a few chilly days because it allowed the ground to…

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Survival

The Top 3 Survival Essentials to Always Keep in Mind

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The survival ‘rule of threes’ tells us that you can survive for about: three minutes without air, three hours without shelter in bad conditions, three days without water, and three weeks without food. If you have to think about how you’re going to get air, you’re pretty much already dead, so we will except the first essential. This article will…

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Opinion

Stand Your Ground Laws in Various States

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Anyone even tangentially interested in guns, gun control and self-defense has likely heard much fevered discussion and clutching of pearls over the “Stand Your Ground Law” that seems to be sweeping the nation. Gun advocates cheer for it, and cite it as the chief defense of citizens’ use of force in response to an attack. Detractors label them “shoot first…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did to Prep This Week – Week 26 – Dec 23rd – Dec 29th 2018

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 Happy almost New Year’s Eve, Pack. I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. Because of the holiday, we did not do a lot of prepping this week. Having friends and extended family in over the course of three days did give us the opportunity to push more of our self-reliance lifestyle onto them (again, for some of them) as…

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