Sunday, December 09, 2018 by: Zoey Sky Tags: bug out, bug out bag, bugging out, Collapse, disaster, emergencies, emergency medicine, emergency preparedness, Gear, multipurpose survival tools, off grid, preparedness, preparedness and survival, prepper, prepping, prepping tips, self-defense, SHTF, survival, survival gear, survival supplies, Survival Tips, survival tools, survivalist, wilderness survival (Natural News) If you’re just starting your journey as a prepper, you need to familiarize yourself with the bug-out bag (BOB). The backpack for your BOB should be sturdy and the items in it must cover your basic needs for at least 72 hours after you evacuate from a survival scenario. (h/t to SurvivalSullivan.com.) Deciding what to include in a BOB To keep things simple, focus on basic needs like food, water, shelter (temperature control), and security. Work your way down from these needs to the specifics, like survival food, potable water, a tarp or tent, and your … [Read more...] about These important items deserve a place in every bug-out bag
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Sunday, December 02, 2018 by: RJ Jhonson Tags: bug out, bug out bag, bug out car, bug out journey, bug-out location, bugging out, emergency survival kit, mechanic skills, preparedness, prepping, SHTF, survival (Natural News) If staying put is not an option once and after SHTF, then you’ll need to be ready to bug out in your car – at least until you reach a secure location. Follow these tips to ensure that your bug out journey is a safe and successful one. (h/t to PreppersWill.com.) Prepping your vehicle Your car will be one of your most important lifelines, so make sure it is fully prepared and equipped for the hazards and the demands of the journey at hand. Perform upkeep and necessary inspections – As a rule, your car should be kept in perfectly good shape at all times, whether or not you expect danger in the immediate future. You don’t need to be a mechanic to spot anything wrong with your vehicle either – if you do notice anything, see to … [Read more...] about How to bug out in your car
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 by: Zoey Sky Tags: bug out, bugout bag, Collapse, disaster, EDC kit, everyday carry kit, multipurpose survival tools, off grid, preparedness, preparedness tips, prepper, prepping, prepping tips, safety pins, SHTF, survival, survival cache, Survival Tips, survival tools, survivalist (Natural News) When packing a bugout bag, have you ever considered including some useful odds and ends like the versatile safety pin? It may not seem like much but the safety pin deserves some space in your bugout bag (BOB) or everyday carry kit (EDC kit). Ideally, you should have a BOB, first aid kit, and an EDC kit with you wherever you go. But what happens if all that’s left behind is an EDC kit? (h/t to SurvivalSullivan.com.) 17 survival uses for a safety pin Below are 17 various uses for a safety pin. Do take note that most of the suggestions below consider the safety pin as a last resort. Attach/close a makeshift shelter – You can attach clothing or … [Read more...] about The versatile safety pin: 17 reasons you should have some in your bugout bag and survival cache
Monday, April 09, 2018 by: Ethan Huff Tags: bugging out, bugout, delegating, emergency medicine, first aid, Gear, medical kit, Medicine, packs, planning, prepping, supplies, survival (Natural News) Keeping emergency medical supplies on hand for any possible life scenario is never a bad idea. But the contents of any medical kit are only as valuable as their organization and accessibility, not to mention the know-how of the user in effectively using these supplies for their intended purposes. While most of us aren’t licensed doctors, we can all probably learn a thing or two about how to better utilize potentially life-saving medical tools. This is especially true for “preppers” and survivalists who are already actively trying to learn the basics of self-reliance, should the economy fail or war break out – rendering utilities, social services, and other safety nets that most of us take for granted inaccessible. Knowing how to improvise and create new uses … [Read more...] about Does your bugout bag contain a medical kit?
Sunday, March 25, 2018 by: Jayson Veley Tags: bugout, Collapse, disaster, EMP, EMP attack, power grid, preparedness, prepping, survival (Natural News) As any good prepper already knows, the effects of an EMP would be absolutely devastating. An EMP is capable of wiping out the entire electric grid in the blink of an eye and would send the entire country into darkness. This is exactly why you should focus on acquiring items for your bugout bag that won’t be affected by an EMP and that you can still use even when the power goes out. These are items that are all relatively simple to get your hands on, but could mean the difference between life and death in a real-life crisis situation. The following list was compiled by AskAPrepper.com in an article published earlier this month titled “7 EMP Proof Items for Your Bugout Bag.” 1) Hand Pump Water Filter Sawyer filters and LifeStraws may be very convenient (especially in a survival situation), but it’s … [Read more...] about Bugging out after an EMP? Here are 7 must-have items