Quarantine and Clean Room Gear &...
November 13, 2020 · 10 min read

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many to decide that they need a personal plan for decontamination.

The Ultimate Guide to Hazmat Suits
October 27, 2020 · 10 min read

f your career requires working with chemicals, contaminated materials/body fluids or dangerous goods, you should know all of the safety regulations that exist to protect you and the general public. One very important safety regulation is that you wear a…

Election Season Prep Checklist
October 23, 2020 · 10 min read

Note: Link to pdf printable checklist at bottom of post. Dear RTGS Readers, During the COVID-19 pandemic, I have found myself going over lists many times because it is easy to dip into your reserves and not replace things. A…

The Best Range Bag For Your...
November 22, 2021 · 10 min read

7 Torch Lighters For Your Bug...
December 6, 2020 · 10 min read

A butane torch lighter delivers a larger and more powerful flame than your typical lighter. There is also no one size fits all plan or strategy. The important thing is to get star.

17 Outstanding Examples of the Bowie...
November 28, 2020 · 10 min read

If the Bowie knife is not the most popular knife design globally, it is certainly near the top. Even if you are a complete beginner in the world of knives, I bet you’ve seen a bowie online or in a…

SHTF News – Chapter 1 Edition...
September 15, 2017 · 10 min read

Here’s a breakdown of this week’s SHTF News video: 00:00 – North Korea fires missile that are going

SHTF News – Chapter 1 Edition...
August 31, 2017 · 10 min read

Here’s a breakdown of this week’s SHTF News video: 00:00 – Houston reservoirs unable to keep up with rain 01:50 – Helicopter view of Houston shows extent of flooding damage 02:08 – Hurricane Harvey_ Saving displaced pets – BBC News…

SHTF News – Chapter 1 Edition...
July 7, 2017 · 10 min read

This week on SHTF News, wildfires and tornadoes sweep through the Midwest, North Korea tests its first successful ICBM, and China warns the U.S to stay away from their islands in the South China Sea. Here’s a breakdown of this…

The SHTF Gear and Supplies You...
August 22, 2020 · 10 min read

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…

The Complete Guide to Surviving any...
June 22, 2018 · 10 min read

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…

Nuclear War Survival Guide – How...
May 24, 2017 · 10 min read

One of the biggest concerns for preppers is the threat of nuclear war. And rightly so in this day and age. We have nuclear power plants spread all around the world and disasters like Chernobyl and Fukushima have not changed…

The RTGS Guide to Pepper Spray
December 1, 2020 · 10 min read

I think we can all agree, prepping your family for an emergency is tough. When it comes to building a family survival kit of any size, you need to understand a few things. First and foremost, preparing a survival kit…

12 Homemade Weapons You Can Build...
September 30, 2018 · 10 min read

There’s a good chance you already have an adequate supply of weapons set aside, or you are in the process of collecting them. However, it’s important to consider homemade weapons, as well. In fact, even in today’s world, homemade weapons…

10 Best Concealed Carry Weapons for...
September 27, 2018 · 10 min read

Having a concealed carry weapon means you have protection wherever you go. When the SHTF, having the very best concealed carry weapons will be incredibly important. However, that doesn’t mean concealed carry isn’t a necessity or a desire today. The…

Water Distillers and Distillation Tips
November 5, 2020 · 10 min read

Distillation is a valuable skill for any person to have. You can also use water distillers for other types of distillation. This article will show you how to distill water with basic equipment. Just how basic are we talking? You…

Election Season Prep Checklist
October 23, 2020 · 10 min read

Note: Link to pdf printable checklist at bottom of post. Dear RTGS Readers, During the COVID-19 pandemic, I have found myself going over lists many times because it is easy to dip into your reserves and not replace things. A…

Nutrient Survival Food Review
October 8, 2020 · 10 min read

Finding great-tasting and appetite-satisfying survival food has been a bumpy ride. For the sake of transparency, I am a harsh critic when it comes to food. My husband and I cook all of our meals at home. Even before the…

12 Booby Traps For SHTF
October 17, 2020 · 10 min read

During a prolonged emergency or SHTF situation, you may need to increase your level of defense. Booby traps don’t have to cause harm to be useful. A booby trap can alert you to incoming threats so you can be ready.…

The Art of OpSec
October 14, 2020 · 10 min read

Operational security is vital for everyone. You need to be as aware of threats as possible, and if a threat can’t be prevented from becoming reality, you must consider how to deal with it. This article lays out the steps…

THE O.O.D.A. LOOP AND SITUATIONAL AWARENESS
October 6, 2020 · 10 min read

As preparedness people, you already recognize that practicing self and situational awareness is essential to survival in today’s world as well as in a post SHTF world. Also, as ‘preppers’, we know that with proper awareness and some common sense,…

Putting Together the Ultimate Bug Out...
September 3, 2020 · 10 min read

I think we can all agree, prepping your family for an emergency is tough. When it comes to building a family survival kit of any size, you need to understand a few things. First and foremost, preparing a survival kit…

300+ Ultimate Car Emergency Kit Items...
September 3, 2017 · 10 min read

In this post, I’m going to give a checklist with over over 300 quality items to build the ultimate car emergency kit. It is very likely that your car would be your primary form of transportation if you have to…

5 Must-Follow Guidelines to Choosing the...
April 19, 2017 · 10 min read

I think you’ll agree with me that choosing the right bug out backpack is a difficult decision. In this guide, we break down the pros and cons of many popular styles, Along with choosing from many different styles, there’s also…