Category Archive: Equipment and Reviews

65 Reasons Ham Radio Operators Love Them

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65 Reasons Ham Radio Operators Love Them Most of us know that a ham radio is one of the pieces of gear that preppers want. But are there more reasons than just prep gear to own one? You must have a license to legally operate one. So why do people go through the license process, …

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Shazam App for Foraging – Learning Tool

Shazam App for Foraging Learning Tool After the SHTF if it isn’t a grid down scenario this would be an awesome tool for foraging. If a SHTF event occurs and does take down the grid, this would still have been an awesome learning tool prior. Everyone should know about the plant life in their regions. …

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Gerber Big Rock – A Great Budget Survival Knife

Gerber Big Rock – A Great Budget Survival Knife   by: Tom Sheppard Guest Author   Having a great knife on you in the wilderness is critical for survival. However, sometimes we can’t necessarily afford to have an expensive tool at our side. There is also an ongoing debate about size, where you want to …

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Top 10 Uses For a Tarp

Top 10 Uses For a Tarp Every survival, preparedness, prepping and homesteading site will advise you to own a tarp. Probably several tarps because they have so many uses. From temporary repairs to temporary shelters. I could probably name 50 uses off the top of my head But what are the top uses? See them …

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Using Drones to Your Advantage During the SHTF

Using Drones to Your Advantage During the SHTF To date most of the tales we hear about drone usage are either military or surveillance orientated. But when you think about it, (other than the ability to carry a payload over your location) these drones could also be used to your advantage in a SHTF event. I …

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Do Civilians Need Thermal Evasion Suits?

Do Civilians Need Thermal Evasion Suits? We’ve seen the use of drones on the evening news being used in a military capacity. So we tend to think of them as a military tool and in the civilian world as an invasion of privacy tool. However, once the SHTF they will surely become both in our …

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EDC Concealed Carry SCOTTeVEST

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EDC Concealed Carry SCOTTeVEST Some products designed for other activities end up being a prepper‘s best friend. The SCOTTeVEST is one of those products. If you have enough everyday carry (EDC) to fill your pockets you know how helpful this jacket or vest could be! It is available both in a jacket or vest  and …

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Purchasing Good Used Survival Items

Purchasing Good Used Survival Items When I was a kid purchasing second hand was something you didn’t brag about. Now the trend is reversed. It is not only smart but trendy to purchase used items. Not only good for the budget but the planet. That is of course if it is an item that you …

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Cheap Guns vs. Budget Guns

Cheap Guns vs. Budget Guns Many folks are buying guns for the first time. We live in a more violent time than in years past. Home invasions are up, along with other crimes against people. People are preparing more than ever as well. In some countries like the United States this includes the purchase of …

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2 New Inventions Detect Date Rape Drugs

2 New Inventions Detect Date Rape Drugs Neither of these products are on the market yet. Both are undergoing fund raising and research. But that they exist is an important tool toward prevention of the use of date rape drugs. There are some with the opinion that these types of products somehow put the responsibility …

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