Category Archive: Security

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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Foundations Community Security

Foundations Community Security Security is one of the areas where we count on trickle down methods. We count on our countries active duty military to protect us from the armies of other unfriendly countries. Our national guard to protect us when things go wonky within our own borders. Federal agents, then state police, then local …

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How Quickly Will The Looting Start When SHTF

How Quickly Will The Looting Start When SHTF We used to see looting as an isolated event occurring after a major disaster like hurricane Katrina or a big riot after a major civil unrest. But recent events are showing a new pattern. Self Sustained Living discusses this newer attitude of looting as it pertains to …

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Candy Shotgun Slugs, Deadly and Delicious

Candy Shotgun Slugs, Deadly and Delicious I know this has been tried before with Jolly Rancher hard candy and was a fail. The candy simply didn’t hold up. But a young man tried it again with a homemade recipe of barley candy which I hear is the hardest there is and wow! Watch the video …

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Female Preppers – Defenses

Female Preppers – Defenses There was a time when prepping was seen as a man’s world. Now women can and do take care of themselves and often their children on their own. Modern marriage is seen as a partnership of equal proportions with both partners participating in the gathering of income while keeping the home …

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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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Who Would You Let in Post SHTF?

Who Would You Let in Post SHTF? This question is asked about in prepper circles almost daily. It is an important question. Your answer effects your prepping behavior today and will in a crisis situation as well. Who would you let in post SHTF? I know there are those among you who feel you have …

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Languages for Opsec Group Communications

Languages for Opsec Group Communications The idea of private open conversations wasn’t started by preppers but by parents! 🙂  I have been blessed with 5 very different very unique children. My biological children’s other parent is of German heritage. So when they were young and misbehaving I would give them behavior warnings in German when we were …

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Who Will Become Frenemies After the SHTF?

Who Will Become Frenemies After the SHTF? Frenemies, we all have them. Know it or not! They are a little easier to pick out of the herd these days. With social media, cell phones, texts, and cameras on every device we have, someone somewhere posts or records just about every word said. But what about …

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