Online Privacy Tools You Should Know About

This post covers a few simple yet powerful online privacy tools that are essential steps to slowing the privacy abuse we’ve all experienced.

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Can We Have Privacy In 2021? You’re Joking, Right?

The "influence" of big tech, and by influence I mean control, is probably one of the biggest survival topics we'll face in our lifetimes.

I titled this piece Privacy in 2021 but we're facing a monster that has the power to tear society to pieces over the next few years.

I don't want to chase you away before you even begin reading but just know this is a HUGE survival topic. And you're about to understand why in the next 14 minutes.

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Looking Too Tactical – Is It Really That Dangerous?

This is a common theme among the survival community – If you look too tactical, people are going to know you have the gear, food, knowledge… whatever the current topic of discussion. And they’re going to come and take it.

Is looking too tactical really a thing?

Is there really a serious danger to looking too tactical? Is going Gray Man THAT important?

Let’s break it down…

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Video – My EDC Bag – A Look Inside – 2020

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  • Post last modified:March 7, 2021
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This is a short video showing what I carry with me every day in my EDC Bag. My EDC pack is geared to help me get home as well as what I might need during the day so I call it my EDC/Get-Home Bag.

While sitting in my truck waiting on a customer I decided to record a short impulse video on my EDC Bag. I grabbed my EDC bag / get-home pack and started recording.

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My Prepper Pantry Tour Video – 2020

  • Post category:Food & WaterPrepping
  • Post last modified:March 7, 2021
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By popular demand (Someone asked for it on Instagram), I decided to give a prepper pantry tour video of our working pantry at home. I’ll add some words below the video because, well, that’s just what bloggers do. I’ll post the video first though. 😉

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Prepper Pantry Inventory – Plain Sight Inventory System – Video

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In this post, I will show you how I keep my prepper pantry inventory with a short 9-minute video. This is the food inventory system I use, and by sharing it, I hope to help you decide if it will work for you.

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Building A Portable USB Device Charging Kit – The Ultimate Guide

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In this post, I’m going to cover building a portable USB device charging kit and how that fits well into your preps.

I’ll go over the how what and why of building a device charging kit.

I also cover the cost of building your charging kit, including an itemized list of everything I put in the best charging kit I own – which I just put together this week.

I won’t get all technical and geeky on you. Honestly, while I’ve been using these kits for the last five years, I have no interest in learning anything beyond what is necessary to make the best portable charging kits while keeping the costs down. I am not an electrician and won’t pretend to understand every aspect of these devices.

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Building A Blackout Kit

Thinking about building a blackout kit? In this article, I’ll go over some of the preps we have in place to make life a little more bearable when the power inevitably goes out.

This is the second and final post in the two-part series of – Building A Blackout Kit. See part one here: An Emergency Generator.

I believe all of us have had the power go out where we live. Even a completely self-sufficient person living off the grid (Which I am not) will likely face a power failure at some point. Part of being prepared includes being ready for the juice to stop.

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An Emergency Generator – Building A Blackout Kit – Part 1

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  • Post last modified:March 7, 2021
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In part one of this two-part blackout kit series, A Basic Emergency Generator, I want to cover what I know about using a generator for the temporary but inevitable power outage.

The key phrase there is “What I know“. In other words, using a basic gas-operated emergency generator. Period. That’s what I have and use. Not a solar generator, whole house, or even an inverter generator.

While all of those sound like fantastic ideas, I want to stick to blogging about what I actually have experience with.

What you’ll get here is my story, what I learned, and how I think I can improve my own situation. Maybe that will help you. So here we go:

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Portable Mylar Bag Sealer Review

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My honest review of the 6″ portable Mylar bag sealer by KF-Constant Heat after almost three years of moderate use with the pros and cons of the product.

Today I’m doing a gear review of the portable hand sealer by KF-Constant Heat for Mylar bags that I use for long-term food storage.

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