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Prepping on a Budget!

Prepping on a Budget
Forrest Garvin “The Prepping Academy” Audio player below!

Prepping on a BudgetOn this episode of the “The Prepping Academy” Forrest and Tenderfoot discuss one of the most talked about subjects in prepping, Prepping on a Budget. This subject has been on every blog and podcast out there. On this show we hope to share with you a whole knew thinking strategy with it comes to buying your prepping supplies. Continue reading Prepping on a Budget!

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Prepping on the Cheap Part 2- Bugging Out

Prepping on the Cheap Part 2- Bugging Out
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player below!

Prepping on the Cheap Part 2- Bugging OutIf you had to pick up and go right now, could you do it? How long would it take for you to gather your important documents, extra clothes, food and water, and necessary gear? If so, great. You are ahead of the curve. If not, this episode will tell you how to put together a 72-hour bag without breaking the bank. Continue reading Prepping on the Cheap Part 2- Bugging Out

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Herbal and Conventional First Aid Kits

Herbal and Conventional First Aid Kits with Guest, Chuck Hudson
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Audio player at bottom of this post!

Herbal and Conventional First Aid KitsOn this episode of Herbal Prepper Live, I’m chatting with our good friend, Chuck Hudson, about first aid kits. We are taking a look at and talking about the best herbal and conventional supplies to have in your kit and how to use each item. Continue reading Herbal and Conventional First Aid Kits

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Essential Prepper gear!

Essential Prepper gear
Forrest & Kyle “The Prepping Academy” Audio in player below!

Essential Prepper gearIn the Prepper community there seems to be two prevailing purchasing strategies for gear. Buy cheap and buy often, or buy once cry once. Some Preppers buy some of the absolute cheapest gear possible from sites like Aliexpress and buy as many as duplicates as they can. Others do a ton of research and buy high end. Continue reading Essential Prepper gear!

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Hygiene and being resourceful!

Hygiene and being resourceful!

Hygiene and being resourcefulWhen you talk about threats in a post disaster scenario it’s easy to get wrapped up in the obvious. I wouldn’t begrudge anyone for having fear of roving mobs of the desperate, life threatening conditions of the environment around us or even the very real possibility of starvation. These are threats that people in perilous situations face all over the world. We don’t see them very often close to home but when disaster strikes the threats to our well being come screaming back into reality. Continue reading Hygiene and being resourceful!

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Preppers Medical Equipment

Preppers Medical Equipment
Highlander “Survival & Tech Preps “ Audio in player below!

Preppers Medical EquipmentWell I’m back! I know it has been a while since I did a show because of a major medical problem. I talk about this incident during this episode of Survival & Tech Preps in player below. This show will be appropriate, in it will be all about prepper medical equipment. Also what we need if shtf happens or just to carry with us every day. I talk about several medical instruments including Continue reading Preppers Medical Equipment

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21 Situations Where Paracord Can Save Your Life!

21 Situations Where Paracord Can Save Your Life

11-1-16-paracord-for-parachuteThere are simply hundreds of little things that can go awry on any given day. This is especially true following a SHTF event when resources are scarce and things are chaotic. When you begin to understand this, you realize that you cannot possibly carry every piece of gear or equipment you need on hand when you are faced with a life-threatening or survival situation. Continue reading 21 Situations Where Paracord Can Save Your Life!

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Are any of us prepared? prepper checklist

Are any of us prepared? prepper checklist
Highlander “Survival & Tech Preps

checklistThis episode I will talk about how prepared we think we are, or aren’t. I will make a generalized checklist of what we should have and maybe a few things you might not have thought of. Many of us get a general Bob (bug out bag) and think we have everything we need, but most of us will probably be surprised that we forgot a few odds and ends. Continue reading Are any of us prepared? prepper checklist

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Pre-made vs. Custom Preparedness Kits

Pre-made vs. Custom Preparedness Kits
Josh “The 7P’s of Survival

Preparedness KitsOn this show we take a look at the value of a few pre-made kits or components of a full kit vs. buying each part of your kit individually to your specifications. I have tested a wide variety of pre-made kits (mostly fire and first aid kits) over the last three years and the results have been all over the board when it comes to quality. Continue reading Pre-made vs. Custom Preparedness Kits

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Self-defense and staying fed!

Self-defense and staying fed!
Josh “The 7P’s of Survival

Self-defense and staying fedOver the last two weeks we have talked about firearms and alternatives to fire arms, this week we will talk about my personal selections when it comes to a long term self reliance kit. There will be firearms, traps and all kinds of Continue reading Self-defense and staying fed!

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The Ultimate Survival Kit!

The Ultimate Survival Kit

The Ultimate Survival Kit prepared-school safety“Be prepared for the worst,” this is what we hear every day but look around- are you really prepared? If tomorrow a disaster strikes or a war breaks out, is your survival plan set? Most of us do not even know where to begin with! Preparing for the worst is very scary. Start with the basics then; make your own survival kit. You never know how seconds can change your life Continue reading The Ultimate Survival Kit!

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Ultimate BOB

How to build YOUR Ultimate Bug out Bag aka “The BOB ”
DJ Cooper “Surviving Dystopia

BOB Tactical-BackpackMost of us are aware of what the BOB or Bug out Bag is and some of us are aware of what we need to put into this bag but most of us follow any one or combination of lists out there to help us decided on what to put in a bob. Continue reading Ultimate BOB

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Co-ops and buying clubs!

Co-ops and buying clubs
D.J. Cooper “Surviving Dystopia

Co-ops and buying clubsLast week we talked about pinching pennies and ways to save with projects aimed at reducing the costs of some of the things we need.  Another way to save money and make those pennies last is to buy in bulk, Co-ops and buying clubs.  If in the long run you can reduce the expenses of your household wouldn’t this be something you would choose to do? Continue reading Co-ops and buying clubs!

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