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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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When Help Is NOT On The Way!

When Help Is NOT On The Way
Josh “The 7 P’s of Survival

When Help Is NOT On The WayOn The 7 P’s of Survival we have Scott Finazzo and we talk about his second book “Prepper’s Survival Medicine Handbook. A Lifesaving Collection Of Emergency Procedures From U.S. Army Field Manuals”. Scott is a fellow firefighter of nearly 20 years, currently a Lieutenant with the Overland Park Fire Department (Kansas). Continue reading When Help Is NOT On The Way!

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Priorities -vs- comfort!

Priorities -vs- comfort
DJ Cooper “Surviving Dystopia

Priorities -vs- comfortIn our preparations we tend to focus on the priorities. Usually these are a pretty standard list of things.  Water, food, shelter, first aid and security.  We always seem to find some new gadget or item to add to these groups but forget something that could be just as important. Continue reading Priorities -vs- comfort!

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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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Doomsday Medicine

Doomsday Book of Medicine!
James Walton “I Am Liberty

Doomsday MedicineImagine a world without doctors, a brutal world that could exist in our near future or in the distant. For a second however envision a person you love with a life threatening injury. Are you prepared to deal with that? Are you prepared to save someone you love? Continue reading Doomsday Medicine

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First Aid and Self Aid!

First Aid and Self Aid!
Josh “7P’s of Survival

First AidLast week we talked about building a kit for wilderness first aid or self aid and also what is needed for treatment of a gun shot wound or massive trauma. We then talked a good bit about medicinal herbs and plants for that first aid kit and I detailed those items I now carry. This week we are moving on to how the first aid kit Continue reading First Aid and Self Aid!

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