Todd’s Note: Not having a lot of experience with Black Powder Firearms, this article was very interesting to me. I’m happy to share this guest post.
Alright, so this a subject that is a normally not talked about in the survival community. Today we are going to discuss Black Powder firearms for self defense in a survival situation. These weapons may have been scoffed at or just overlooked in the past, but this article may just change your mind about these hidden gems.
When discussing black powder guns, the first thing that usually comes to mind is an antique rifle [...]
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Todd’s Note: I don’t think the average person realizes how much they utilize milk and dairy products. If you don’t own a milk cow or goat, in an emergency/crisis event, you might quickly wish you had access to some sort of milk. Luckily, there are options for our food storage!
Milk is something that most families consume in generous amounts. However, when it comes to storing it, most of us realize pretty quickly that fresh milk won’t last more than a couple of weeks at most. As a result, milk is often an item [...]
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A few months ago, Jessica Pooley, a graduate student and prepper, contacted me regarding some help with a survey that will help her conclude her studies in Leadership Studies. The focus of her research paper is “to determine the effectiveness of “prepping”, identifying opportunities for rural communities to be self-sufficient and therefore more resilient post-disaster, and ultimately creating a recommendation for rural communities to develop disaster preparedness plans.”
Pooley’s paper and survey requires feedback specific from preppers who experienced a disaster scenario/event.
I appreciate that Pooley is using the world of academia to shed [...]
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Todd’s Note: I know that many of you who visit this site are seasoned preppers. This article is not for you. This article is meant as an introduction to getting someone to prepare with the basics of food, water and information. If you know of someone who is not a prepper, but could benefit from this information, please pass it along. We all know people that we care about who are not prepared, hopefully this article will show them the common sense behind it.
We do a lot to make sure that are families are [...]