Category Archive: Hunker Down Prepping

DIY Installation of Your Above Ground Cistern

DIY Installation of Your Above Ground Cistern An underground rainwater catchment cistern is ideal. They are also expensive to have built or to even build yourself. You need a lot of expertise to successfully build one on your own. So the majority of those with water insecurity who can afford to purchase an above ground …

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Common Prepper Strategies That Can End Badly

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Common Prepper Strategies That Can End Badly Because of this site and the social media accounts that go with it, I hear a lot of prepper strategies. I never doubt a particular prepper’s plan because we are all unique and our plans should reflect that. Different group make up, different skills, different locations and abilities …

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How and Where to Drill Your Well Video

How and Where to Drill Your Well Video If you don’t live near a moving body of fresh water or if getting to that fresh water could be an issue at your bug out location. You will want to drill/dig a well.  This process could actually be life saving someday and if the water is …

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23 Crucial Items to Store

23 Crucial Items to Store Everyone has an idea of what must be stockpiled as part of your food storage.  Preppers will tell you to store what you eat and to eat what you store. This creates a first in first out rotation system which will insure your storage is viable come the time you …

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7 Special Preparedness Situations

7 Special Preparedness Situations As prepared as we all try to be there are always kinks in the plan. Things that are either so simple that they are overlooked or that just don’t apply to your current situation or group but could suddenly become a major issue to be overcome in your preparedness plan. Let me …

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How to Know When to Refill Your Propane Tank

How to Know When to Refill Your Propane Tank No gauge on your propane tank or is your gauge not working properly? No problem! This nifty little trick shown in the video below will help you know when it is time to refill even without a working gauge. This is an aggregated site. Please be …

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Important SHTF Skills

Important SHTF Skills Stockpiling is a way to begin prepping. That stockpile will keep you and yours going until you can get situated in your new reality. But stockpiles can be stolen, destroyed and will eventually run out. Don’t under estimate the value of either the stockpile nor skills both will be important. If SHTF …

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Why Another Great Depression Will Be Very Different

Why Another Great Depression Will Be Very Different Many of my generation know the stories of our parents and grandparents who lived through the great depression in the USA. I am no different but my parents and grandparents had very different stories I was raised prepping because of those stories and the scars they left …

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Prepping Your Bug Out Location as a Geographical Battlespace

Prepping Your Bug Out Location as a Geographical Battlespace It really doesn’t matter if it is your bug out location or your bug in location. You will want to do the very best you can at protecting that space. Your life depends upon it. As normal people we often don’t think of these spaces as …

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Unarmed Self Defense

Unarmed Self Defense Facing facts, the chances of you becoming unarmed or being unarmed by force or by situation during a chaotic time is a real possibility. If you are sent to a government building for assistance, find yourself in a FEMA camp, on the side lines of your child’s school football game or even …

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