An Emergency Generator – Building A Blackout Kit – Part 1

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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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Early Prepping Lessons From The Coronavirus – Pt 4: Prepper Inventory

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In part four of our Early Prepping Lessons From The Coronavirus series, I’ll go over the importance of keeping a prepper inventory for our food stocks. Understanding exactly where you stand on food and supplies as an SHTF event is barreling down onto your family is crucial.

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Early Prepping Lessons From The Coronavirus – Part Two: Medication Preps

Medication Preps - In this series, "Early Prepping Lessons From The Coronavirus", I am documenting what has worked and where I have fallen short on our preps. Once we've survived this vicious worldwide pandemic, we should be able to look back and strengthen our preparations for the next disaster.

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Which Survival Water Filter Should I Use – The Sawyer Mini or the LifeStraw?

Reading Time: 10 minutesIn this post, I compare two of the more popular survival water filter options for your bugout, get home and other survival bags. Those two filters are the Sawyer Products Mini Water Filtration System and the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter. These are the two water filters I have the most experience with and seem to be the most popular within the survival community. (more…)

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The Prepping Dilemma. Preppers Will Be Overrun – By Family And Friends When SHTF

Reading Time: 8 minutesI’ve been blogging for 14 years so I know what I want to achieve when I write a blog post. I failed miserably with this one. The Prepping Dilemma.

You see, there’s no solution here. Nothing I can teach. In fact, I doubt this article will help you at all.  How’s that for marketing? 🙂

I wrote this post for myself.

I debated for weeks whether or not to even publish this. It’s too long. It’s full of questions and has no concrete answers. I did zero SEO (Fellow bloggers that know what that means) and don’t even have a keyword or phrase to focus on. No, it was just me typing away trying to get my mind to wrap around a huge dilemma that’s been bothering me for years. (more…)

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How To Make Your Own Fiber Supplement For Your Prepper Pantry And A SHTF Event

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn this post, here’s what you’ll learn about making your own fiber supplement:

☑ Adding an important product to your prepper pantry – by making your own fiber supplement.
☑ Why you’ll need a fiber supplement in a SHTF (Poop Hit The Fan) situation and if it’s safe or not.
☑ How to make your own fiber supplement.
☑ An easy way to save money. (more…)

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