Archive for August, 2018

Food Temperature Cheat Sheet

August 31, 2018 2:56 pm0 comments
Food Temperature Cheat Sheet

Food Temperature Guidelines Some may think that a food thermometer and food temperature have little to do with prepping.  Granted, you likely never saw food temp guidelines on Doomsday Prepper.   But, proper food temperature and overall food sanitation are of paramount importance in times of disaster or a SHTF scenario.  […]

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A Simple Step To Save You Home From A Forest Fire

August 30, 2018 3:30 pm0 comments
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Forest Fire Preparedness: What Can You Do To Save Your Home? The Northwest has been subject to recent, unprecedented,  unrelenting forest fires.  California is one state that has been hit especially hard throughout the entire state.   Redding, California was even hit by a fire tornado. A California Department of Forestry […]

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Pet Bug Out Bag Cheat Sheet

August 29, 2018 12:00 pm0 comments
Pet Bug Out Bag Cheat Sheet

The Pet 72 Hour Bag Simply put, pets are family and since you wouldn’t abandon your family if times of disaster you need to include your furry family member in your disaster preparation plan.  Previously,  I  introduced the reader of Living Dead Prepper to some great resources for disaster prep for […]

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DIY Knife Sharpening

August 28, 2018 10:00 am0 comments
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How To Sharpen Your Survival Knife Their is an old saying that a dull knife is more dangerous than a sharp knife.  Unlike some pithy sayings, this is mostly true as a dull knife as a dull knife requires more pressure to cut.  And with more pressure applied means you […]

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Used Handgun Buying 101

August 27, 2018 12:30 pm0 comments
Used Handgun Buying 101

How To Buy A Used Pistol Without Being Ripped Off Many preppers cannot afford a new top of the line handgun.  So, they settle for a lesser gun.  However, if you know what you are doing, you can purchase a used pistol that is as good as a new without […]

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Your Body Is The Ultimate Survival Tool — As Long As You Take Care Of It

August 25, 2018 8:49 pm0 comments
Your Body Is The Ultimate Survival Tool — As Long As You Take Care Of It

You never know when disaster will strike. From acts of God to terrorist attacks and more, you’re better safe than sorry. While there’s a lot we can do in terms of preparing ourselves with the necessities, many of us overlook the ultimate survival tool: the human body. You’re only as […]

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Glock 17 Review: Is the Glock 17 The World’s Most Reliable Handgun?

August 24, 2018 6:00 pm0 comments
Glock 17 Review: Is the Glock 17 The World’s Most Reliable Handgun?

Glock 17 “A Timeless Classic” This article, from Ballistic Mag, is an oldie (2007) but a goodie.   In 1988 the author (Chuck Taylor), of this article purchased a G17, 9mm pistol and abused the hell out of it as he didn’t believe Glock’s marketing claims. Taylor’s claim reminded me of the old Timex […]

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The First Commandment of Prepping: Get Rid of Your Debt!

August 23, 2018 12:00 pm0 comments
The First Commandment of Prepping: Get Rid of Your Debt!

Prepping is all about gaining the ability to live a self-sufficient lifestyle. The prepper is ready to survive and thrive outside of the constraints of mainstream, modern society. It doesn’t matter if the prepper’s need for self-sufficiency comes from a broad economic collapse, change in government policies, or a more […]

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Gun Cases: The Do’s and Don’ts

August 22, 2018 2:34 am0 comments
Gun Cases: The Do’s and Don’ts

Gun Safe Buyer’s Guide Most people have a general understanding that gun cases are used to safely store guns and keep them away from kids or anyone not authorized to use them, as well as keep the guns protected from damaging elements. There are a wide variety of gun cases. […]

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15 First Aid Myths

August 21, 2018 10:17 pm0 comments
15 First Aid Myths

15 Persistent First Aid Myths Their are multiple first aid myths that will not die.  Some of these myths, other than perhaps delaying recovery, are essentially harmless. However, many false first aid treatment procedures are potentially dangerous  and even deadly.  For example, a tourniquet should only be put on under […]

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