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10 Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Front Door Security

In Security by M.D. Creekmore12 Comments

If you’re really looking forward to proper home security, take adequate measures in strengthening your door frame. While most external doors are built quite sturdy, not all of them fall under this category. Also, if your door is hollow in the interior, it’ll be easy to break through even if its body is made from metal.

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Mountain House Classic Assortment Bucket Review

In Amazon Reviews, Featured by Jesse Mathewson41 Comments

Over the last few decades, I have been more invested in long-term supplies for survival and prepping. After all the evidence shows that it is not a matter of if an event will occur but rather when. By event I mean; flooding, wildfire, home fire, windstorms, hurricanes, earthquakes, mudslides and even the dreaded fabled collapse of our current society. ¹ …

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How to Tie a Knot That Won’t Come Undone

In Outdoors by M.D. Creekmore4 Comments

Do you know how to tie a secure knot? Well, every man should know how to tie a knot and you’re a man, right? Okay, then let’s get to it. Below are ten knots that every man should know how to tie. I suggest that you get some rope and tie each of the ten below twenty or more times …

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Camping In Winter? Here’s What You Need to Know!

In Outdoors by M.D. Creekmore

(The Following is a sponsored post). by Billy Cold temperatures and shivers can be an added challenge to the already challenging and adventurous activity of camping. The winter weather conditions can make it difficult for campers and hikers to tread the path, pitch their tents, source food, etc. But, if you’re still determined to experience camping in winters, then here …

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What is The Shelf Life of Bottled Water in Plastic Bottles?

In Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

What is the shelf life of bottled water? That’s a great question and one that everyone who stores more than a case of bottled water has probably asked at some point. From what I’ve read online and from the emails that I’ve gotten from my readers it seems that many think that drinking bottled water that’s over a few weeks …

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What Foods Have the Longest Shelf Life? [My Top 20 Checklist]

In Preparedness by M.D. Creekmore

by Amanda Hermes There is a surprising variety of foods that can last for years, or ever forever, at room temperature when stored correctly. For all of these foods, the storage method is paramount. To protect your food supplies, store them in airtight containers in cool, dry locations away from light. Containers might be bins, jars or cans with lids …

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Wisconsin Knife Laws: A Simple Cheat Sheet With All You Need To Know

In Knife Up by M.D. Creekmore

Even for a legal expert trained in understanding weapon laws, Wisconsin knife laws are often difficult to understand. The primary reason for the confusion stems from the ambiguous wording of statutes that lead to protracted legal battles inside civil and criminal courts. Legislative leaders in Wisconsin have made an effort to clear up the ambiguous language by passing laws defining …

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Missouri Knife Laws: A Simple Cheat Sheet With All You Need To Know

In Knife Up by M.D. Creekmore

As one of the leaders in preserving constitutionally guaranteed rights, the Show-Me State not only recognizes the right of residents and visitors to bear arms, but the state also preserves the rights of residents and citizens to own and bear all types of knives. The Missouri Constitution closely resembles the language written into the Second Amendment of the United States …

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Should a Faraday Cage Be Grounded?

In Uncategorized by M.D. Creekmore

by blogRot. Yes, a Faraday cage should be properly grounded to be more effective at preventing damage to electronics as grounding provides a discharge path for EMP. I’ll cover the why and how below so read on… Electromagnetic Pulse (aka EMP) or a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from our sun produce high-powered electromagnetic ‘rays’ that are very damaging to electrical …

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How to Escape New York During a Catastrophe

In Bugging Out by M.D. Creekmore

by K.C. About two years ago, we moved our family to New Jersey so that my wife and I could pursue jobs based in New York City. Our commute is about 23-25 miles each way and as a result, we use public transportation to bring us back and forth from work. Since our move, we have experienced an earthquake, a “snowpocalypse” …

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Building a Get-Home Bag and Action Plan

In Bugging Out by M.D. Creekmore

by John R (AKA SickSkilz) There have been multiple discussions on getting home during a disaster and the contents of a GHB (get home bag).  In the 11/18 weekly preps, I mentioned that I decided to test out my get home plan with the assumption that I would not have my truck available and would have to travel on foot.   Here …