A super shelter is like your little home out in the wilderness; one that you build by yourself with the most basic amenities but should strong enough to protect you from the harsh weather. It takes a lot of work to build, but it’s much sturdier and more comfortable
You can make a fabric dye of any color with plants you can forage nearby. Stockpiling or growing natural dyes can enable preppers to camouflage their favorite gear, from clothing to bags and tents. It doesn’t have to be complicated, simply darkening gear can help
On September 19th, 1778, the Continental Congress passed the first budget of the United States. While the budget may have passed, the states responded poorly to the call for taxes to fund the government, and the government resorted to printing paper money to cover debts. In effect, the first
For those of you wanting to make the move towards self-sufficiency in a career, or for those who are just looking for extra income, I am writing about buying and selling as a source of income. I think with a little practice, anyone can learn to make money by
When you first enter the survival community, you hear a great deal about bugging out, but for most people in most survival scenarios bugging in makes more sense. Bugging in is the process of fortifying your home and having all the needed resources on hand to survive long term.
Florence is currently causing a lot of devastation, but soon the hurricane and flooding will pass, and we will be left with clean up concerns. Clean up is a big process that needs to be done safely, effectively, and with as little workload as necessary
The 18th of September is Chilean Independence Day. On this day, in 1810, Chile declared independence from Spain.
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Bill Ruger, Jr. passed away.
JWR’s Comment: Unlike his father, Bill Jr. did not try to appease the Democrats in Congress. It was under Bill Jr.’s leadership of the company that
My hypothetical for level 2 preparedness is being prepared for 1 month of disruption.
Previously I discussed Water & Food and Water Storage & Availability.
This time lets think about electricity being out for several weeks, up to one month.
Chances are that a level 1 (1 week) or level
JWR is a proponent, with good reason, of living at your retreat and living your preps. He has also pointed out from time to time that it can be a challenge to obtain a job in the American Redoubt. They are available, but sometimes a job require special skills
Long time no scribbles my friends. I have been AWOL as of late, but rest assured – we had a good reason!
As some of you may have guessed, the girl and I have once again uprooted and made our home in a new country. Some of you may remember