Emergency Bag Basics!

Emergency Bag Basics
Jordan “A Family Affair” Audio player provided in this post

Emergency Bag BasicsSo here it is. What do you keep in your emergency bag? Are you carrying items that are necessary for you and your family. In our household we have a bag for each individual. Do you? Do the children and the adults know how to use whats in their bag?

Yes, this is a common discussion for any prepper. But a very important one that can save you in a critical situation. Our bags have helped us even with every day living. Read more “Emergency Bag Basics!”

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Preparedness Class – Second Amendment – News

Preparedness Class – Second Amendment – News
Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

Preparedness Class - Second Amendment - NewsHello Team Gunmetal!! Well I was away last week and the reason I was away last week is because I was preparing to teach the first class I had ever taught on how to build your own bug out bag. Here where I live there are a lot of people who want to prepare but don’t know how to prepare and that can be one of the hardest things to learn when you’re trying to get started, as we all know.  Read more “Preparedness Class – Second Amendment – News”

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Skill Work and Survival Packs

Skill Work and Survival Packs
James Walton “I Am Liberty ” Audio player below!

Skill Work and Survival PacksAfter a deep wilderness excursion, I have a lot to reflect on and a lot to consider. There are skills that deserve more of my attention and others that I feel like I have gotten sewn into my being. Trips into the wilderness are crucial to getting a real read about what you think you are capable of. In fact, these trips are priceless to those of us who have a real desire to improve. You might assume that you have reached a level of proficiency but if you are not tested you just cannot prove efficiency. Read more “Skill Work and Survival Packs”

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3 Expert Tips on How to Organize a Bug out Bag!

3 Expert Tips on How to Organize a Bug out Bag

3 Expert Tips on How to Organize a Bug out BagYou have just bought your favorite Bug out Bag (BOB). We have even decided what to have in the BOB. The next thing is organizing it. Your main aim in organizing the bag is to improve accessibility, mobility, and weight. These three simple fundamentals can prove extremely difficult to achieve. The number one reason for such failure is the seemingly limitless types of gear to be included in the pack. Read more “3 Expert Tips on How to Organize a Bug out Bag!”

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Build A Better Bug Out Bag!

Build A Better Bug Out Bag
Host: Dane… “The Gunmetal Armory” Audio player provided!

Build A Better Bug Out BagOn this episode of The Gunmetal Armory, we are discussing ‘Building A Better BOB’. When analyzing your BOB, there are multiple things that you must look at. We will discuss them in detail, look at how to optimize what’s in your BOB, and how to streamline how its carried. We will also dive into various products you may not have heard of, redundancy protocols, what is and is NOT needed, weight reduction, and low-coat options for the frugal-minded prepper. Read more “Build A Better Bug Out Bag!”

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51 Items Most Preppers Forget to Add to Their BOBS

51 Items Most Preppers Forget to Add to Their BOBS

51 Items Most Preppers Forget to Add to Their BOBSIf you’re relatively new to prepping and starting to gather supplies, you may be feeling somewhat overwhelmed. Don’t worry you are not alone. For the first two years that I was prepping, I felt like I really didn’t know what I was doing either. Other than spending money to buy gear that sat waiting in the closet or Read more “51 Items Most Preppers Forget to Add to Their BOBS”

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50 Survival Items to Put in Your Kids Backpacks

50 Survival Items to Put in Your Kids Backpacks

50 Survival Items to Put in Your Kids BackpacksIf you’re in a survival situation and you’re on foot, your own bug out bag is going to be all you can manage. If you’re a parent or grandparent responsible for children in a survival situation, you can’t possibly carry everything they will need. It’s going to be crucial that your child or children carry their own backpacks for survival during a bug out. Read more “50 Survival Items to Put in Your Kids Backpacks”

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Bug Out Bag Essentials

Bug Out Bag Essentials
Bobby Akart “Prepping For Tomorrow” Audio in player below!

Bug Out BagOn this episode of the Prepping for Tomorrow program, Author Bobby Akart will continue his month long discussion of prepper basics. Last week we discussed the Prepper’s Conundrum and the decision whether to bug-in or bug-out—Should I stay or should I go? This episode, we’ll talk about your bug-out bag and what to pack. We’ll even discuss bug-out vehicles for a grid down Read more “Bug Out Bag Essentials”

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Bug Out Bags, Get Home Bags and EDC

Bug Out Bags, Get Home Bags and EDC
Forrest & Kyle “The Prepping Academy

Bug Out Bags, Get Home Bags and EDCOn this live broadcast of “The Prepping Academy” join Forrest and Kyle as they discuss: everyday carry items, get home bags, and bug out bags. These are literally the backbone of prepping. The items you carry with you can literally make or break your future! Simple items like a bottle opener, lighter, pocket knife, wallet tool cards, etc. are important to have, but there are a lot of items out there now that, being honest, are a waste of money. Read more “Bug Out Bags, Get Home Bags and EDC”

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The Bugout!

The Bugout!
James Walton “I Am Liberty

The BugoutThis show may turn into a two or three part series on the Bugout! An in depth look at the bug out from start to finish. Its much more than just the bag that should be considered. For starters the most important decision you make will have nothing to do with what’s in your bag. Nor will it have anything to do Read more “The Bugout!”

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10 Lightweight Items for Your Bug Out Bag

10 Lightweight Items for Your Bug Out Bag

10 Lightweight Items for Your Bug Out BagEvery prepper knows that a well-equipped bug out bag can mean the difference between life and death during a natural disaster or SHTF scenario. The tendency is to want to stuff as much equipment as you can into your bug out bag just in case you need it, but a bag that is too heavy can be detrimental even for a short trip. Experienced preppers recommend that Read more “10 Lightweight Items for Your Bug Out Bag”

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What is your bug out plan?

What is your bug out plan?
Highlander “Survival and Tech Preps

What is your bug out plan?What is your bug out plan? I know what mine is! Do you have one? Or are you counting on being able to bug in and rely on your preps? If so I have some bad news for you, you might be in trouble! The need for a plan B, C and D are essential for your preps. Backups to backups as we say in the computer industry. I have places I can go that have food and water and available land for planting and hunting and trapping and fishing, do you? Read more “What is your bug out plan?”

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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. Read more “Pre-made vs. Custom Preparedness Kits”

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