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Self Defense Techniques

October 19, 2017 PreppersSurvive 1

What! Did you just say it’s NOT lawful to hit an attacker after you mace him?  Yes, the police officer says patiently while he waits for the indignant chatter to die down. This was one of several self defense classes I’ve taken over the years. Each class left […]

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Tactical Pen Uses

August 29, 2017 PreppersSurvive 0

A tactical pen is a popular everyday carry for preppers. Although they can widely differ in weight, size, and design there are some common features that all tactical pens have. These features are a replaceable ballpoint pen, aluminum kubotan for self-defense, and a steel tip designed for breaking glass. I’m a big […]

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Steps to Use a Fire Extinguisher Correctly

July 3, 2017 PreppersSurvive 2

Do you know the steps to use a fire extinguisher correctly?  What may seem like common sense, is not as common as you would think. I felt a little bad as I snatched the fire extinguisher out of my coworker’s hands. The catered food, tablecloth, and table were on fire! […]

Creating the Right Long Range Ammunition

Long Range Ammunition

May 23, 2017 PreppersSurvive 1

Did you know that the ammunition you use has a lot to do with your ability to shoot accurately? Throughout most of the community, long range is considered to be at least 500-600 yards out. This is where you begin to see all the variations in components of […]

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Testing Faraday Bags

November 29, 2016 PreppersSurvive 11

Do Faraday bags work? There’s a lot of misinformation about what a Faraday cage (or bag) protects against.  The basic belief is that Faraday bags are designed to block radio wave transmissions, act as an insulator to protect against electronic currents, block tracking and hacking.  Federal agencies and […]

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$6 Tactical Pen

June 13, 2016 PreppersSurvive 0

Tactical Pen Everyday Carry One of the greatest benefits to being a woman prepper is the use of a handbag.  I store a variety of everyday carry items in it like a knife, duct tape, pepper spray, key chain light, multi tool, small first aid kit, battery bank, […]

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Prepper Supplies Checklist

September 8, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

Do you have a way to measure the prepping milestones you’ve hit?  Are you looking for a list of survival gear that can help you determine the right preparedness supplies for you and your family?  Have you ever felt anxious or overwhelmed on your prepper journey?  You are not […]

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4 Knife Sharpening Hacks

February 24, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

Most bug out bags have a knife, many do not have a whetstone or knife sharpening tool.  There are several easy hacks that might surprise you.  These knife sharpening hacks will put a cutting edge a pocket knife, machete, or a kitchen knife with items you’d find in or around your […]

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Practicing Stranger Danger Skills

December 18, 2014 PreppersSurvive 3

I’ve been a foster parent for going on three years. One of the hardest things about being a foster parent is the uncertainty of what your foster child will face when the courts approve their reunification with their family. Will they end up back on the streets? Will […]

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