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Prepping 101

The Ideal Plate Carrier Setup

When it comes to body armor, anything is better than nothing. At the same time, it’s critical to understand the different levels of protection offered by plates and soft body armor. Any level will absorb some impact and penetration. Remember that protection adds up.

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Pemmican is an old survival food that helped many people stay out in the woods longer or get through a hard winter. Hardtack is a very dry cracker that will last for decades and was a staple food for sailors and soldiers throughout history. What is pemmican made from? Traditional pemmican is a combination of dried meat that has been very finely cut or powdered and mixed with fat and dried fruit. Spices and salt are added for flavor.

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It’s starting to cool off out there. While we enjoy the last breath of summer weather and start to enter fall, it’s an excellent time to start checking items off your fall and winter preparedness checklist. As we head into winter, many parts of the world, especially the USA, are experiencing high levels of civil unrest. Many businesses have closed or are shut down due to the pandemic.

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You never know what’s going to happen. From civil unrest, fire, industrial accidents, and explosions to everyday burglaries and theft, it can seem hard to find effective and affordable ways to make your home more secure. Window security film is a layer of transparent plastic sheeting that is applied to a window. The sheet strengthens the window and prevents it from shattering on impact. Thickness matters The thicker the film, the more impact resistance and protection it provides.

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When it comes to being prepared for what life can throw at you, there are no short cuts. There is also no one size fits all plan or strategy. The important thing is to get started. No one crosses everything off their preparedness checklist in one fell swoop. It takes time and money to get what you need and hone your survival skills.

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In this guide, I'm going to teach you the strategies we use to build bug out bags at Ready To Go Survival ...module by module.  As you can imagine, putting together a bug out bag list for your personal situation is no easy task. Your goal is to build the best bug out bag, but when you scour the Web, it seems like there are thousands of opposing ideas on the perfect combination.

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In this guide, I’m going to give you a comprehensive hurricane checklist with all the items you need to ride out the next storm. Category 5 Hurricane Irma, which made landfall in Florida in early September 2017, was the strongest hurricane in terms of wind speed and duration ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. And in 2017, there were four major hurricanes that were Category 3 or greater.

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Most preppers out there will say bugging in is the best choice whenever possible. Yes, if you are able to set up a nice bug out location you can get to when the SHTF, that’s super. However, for most people, bugging in (or sheltering in place) is the only option, aside from living outdoors and on the move. But no one wants to do that. Setting up your home to be your bug in location is the easiest option.

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Today, we often hear talk of how important it is to stock up on food and water supplies in case of an emergency situation. Stocking up is important at home and at the bug out location. In fact, stocking up on supplies is mandatory for survival. But have you ever heard of a survival cache? Just think about when you are not at home or at your bug out location (BOL).

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The last thing you want when prepared for an emergency is to stand out in any sort of crowd. And there is a good chance that when the S initially HTF, you will be dealing with unpredictable, chaotic situations in which you might be vulnerable. In these situations, be the gray man.

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