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Is The Lever Action A Good Bug Out Rifle?

In Bugging Out by M.D. Creekmore

By Jim Ballou For a lot of potential wilderness survival emergencies, a lever-action carbine of one variation or another chambered for a versatile hunting/defense cartridge seems especially practical in my view. With such a weapon you’d have rifle-like accuracy and power in a comparatively compact, portable platform, and for this reason, I believe the carbine lends itself well as the …

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What’s The Best Rifle Sling For The AR-15?

In Uncategorized by M.D. Creekmore

by Joe Nobody One extremely important accessory for a shoulder-fired weapon is frequently overlooked by preppers. It is unpretentious, cheap, readily available, and easy to install. It’s the sling. Suffering from a lack of sex appeal, lost in a plethora of available furniture, and definitely not the cover-girl of gun porn, the lowly sling often suffers from a lack of …

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Must Know Bushcraft Survival Skills for Living Off the Land

In Outdoors by M.D. Creekmore

by Tony Nester Living off the land is a skill that can pay off in large dividends if you are stranded in the wilds long-term; want to add more variety into your daily diet at home and reduce food bills, or be prepared in the event of a grid-down situation where the grocery shelves empty. Having taught extended bushcraft courses …

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Edible Wild Plants: 25 Wild Plants You Can Eat to Survive in the Wild

In Outdoors by M.D. Creekmore

by Christine W I once read a very interesting article from a survivor of the Bosnian Collapse in the late 90’s. This was a true end of the world as they knew it event, and it was fascinating and eye-opening to read. One of the things the man talked about in his extensive article was the most useful skills to posses. …

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Small Acreage Homesteading Guide

In Homesteading by M.D. Creekmore

Face reality, unless you are super rich putting back more than six months to a one-year food supply, isn’t practical, and even if you have the cash to spend, finding room for storage and the constant dating and rotating become the next obstacle, and this can get quickly become unmanageable. For most preppers the goal should be a one-year food …

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Prepper’s First Aid and Medical Checklist

In Health Topics by M.D. Creekmore

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and cannot give medical advice, diagnosis or suggest treatment for any sickness or disease. All information in this article is for informational purposes only. Please seek out a competent medical care professional for any injury, sickness, or disease that you might have. Now that the legal disclaimer is out-of-the-way, let us get started with …

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How To Be A Prepper In The City

In Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

Even if you’re an urban prepper are fortunate enough to have a retreat out in the country getting to your safe-haven may be impossible during an urban upheaval. Roads blocked by wrecked and fuel-less vehicles will stop most people who are bugging out in their tracks. Maybe you were born lucky and can make it out safely before the balloon …

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Home Defense Tips & Fortification For SHTF

In Security by M.D. Creekmore

Knowing how to defend your home from home invasion and attack is an important survival skill and one that you should master so you can protect yourself, your family and perhaps, your community from the roving bands of the unprepared after TSHTF (the shit hits the fan). This his article is meant to be a crash course in home defense …

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“What the Young Man Should Know” From Harper’s Magazine 1933

In Uncategorized by M.D. Creekmore

By Robert Littell, 1933 Glancing out of the window, I can see the subject–and eventual victim–of this inquiry, dangerously perched in the crotch of an old chestnut tree, about fifteen feet above the ground. Should I rush out and tell him to get down? Or should I let him be, hoping that he won’t climb any higher, or, if he …

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How To Start A Campfire With Wet Wood

In Outdoors by M.D. Creekmore

Survival is all about being prepared for any scenario that comes your way. You should have protections against wildlife; you should have the necessary equipment for building a shelter; you should have extensive knowledge in hunting, trapping, and fishing and many more important elements to stay alive. But, if you are the especially motivated survivor, you will have prepared yourself …

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What did you do to prep this week

In Uncategorized by M.D. Creekmore

Good morning (or evening, or whenever you’re reading this), I hope that you all have had a great week and used the time for good instead of evil, I say that because, well no doubt at least a couple of you are probably planning on taking over the world and enslaving the human population or something like that… Anyway, all joking …

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How To Trap A Cat and Havahart Trap Review

In Outdoors by M.D. Creekmore

By JD I don’t like cats. Okay, maybe that’s an understatement. I hate cats. Especially the “free range” variety that you so often find in suburban America. We lived in an area where they were becoming a real problem that animal control wasn’t able to keep up with. I’d wake up in the middle of the night to cats fighting …