Priceless Bartering Chips For Your Survival: Part 3

January 2, 2020 Last week I gave you the second part of my list (# 6-9) of items that will be priceless as bartering chips after a crisis. This week I will finish out the list with the remaining 7 items...

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Survival in a can: A novel attempt

January 1, 2020 I purchased one of these you can survive cans with low expectations and it did not surpass them.  This should be labeled as You Can Survive Snack Time.  It does have a few good items in...

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7 Apps That Will Guide You Through A Natural Disaster

December 30, 2019 Commentary: This short list contains several apps that can help you out in an emergency ( provided you have battery power to run it) as well as some ideas that can help to entertain you...

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Sparkie: A BLASTMATCH for the budget prepper

December 27, 2019 With fall here and winter just around the corner for much of the country, I wanted to take a look at some alternative fire tools.  I initially wanted to get a BLASTMATCH simply because it...

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Psychology of Survival: Arrogance

December 26, 2019 This week’s mental barrier is arrogance. Arrogance is a sense of one’s own importance that shows itself in a proud and insulting way. It can often indicates a loss of contact...

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Gerber Shard: A broken piece of a better tool?

December 25, 2019 I bought the Gerber shard as an attempt at a gift. Unfortunately I couldn’t help but open it and try it out. At first look, the shard appears to be a good solid piece of metal with a nice...

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The 10 Pantry Items Worth More than Gold

December 24, 2019 MRE’s, freeze dried, and dehydrated food can last for up to 25 years. There are also many foods that will last for years when stored properly (wheat, beans, pasta, etc.), but this all...

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Are you an Ant or a Grasshopper?

December 23, 2019 Selfishness – Unfortunately human beings are fairly selfish by nature.  We tend to be greedy and pleasure driven.  “Why would I sacrifice any of my hard earned money today on...

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You Need More than a Stockpile to Thrive

December 20, 2019 I always have a bit of a chuckle at the late night TV shows that hype how the economy is crumbling and you need to invest all of your money in gold.  Then they go on to tell how, “we...

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Gator Grip: What to carry when every ounce counts

December 16, 2019 When it comes to gear, weight is a huge factor. The more weight you can shave off of what you have to carry, the better off you are, and the longer you can travel without stopping.   When...

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