How To Build A Trauma Kit – Updated With Video

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In this article, I’ll show you how to build a trauma kit. What goes inside? Should you build one or buy one? Should you carry the kit?

Updated With Video: May 5, 2024 | Original Publication: March 19, 2023

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Random Non-Food Prepping Items You May Not Have Thought Of – Video

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  • Post last modified:March 19, 2024
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This is a short video in which I show seven random non-food prepping items you may not have thought of. These inexpensive items could come in handy during an emergency, supply line disruptions or even normal times. They are extra prepping items to add to your preps if they fit your needs.

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Every Day Carry – My (On-Person) EDC – Video

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  • Post last modified:October 29, 2023
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In this short video, I review my on-person Everyday Carry (EDC). I’ve given a lot of thought and attention to my EDC (Every day carry), both on-person and my EDC kits. I feel I’m pretty much dialed in for my needs right now. I will continue to upgrade and adjust as needed.

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Buy Potassium Iodate While It Is Still Available — Quick Note

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  • Post last modified:October 26, 2023
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Prepper buddy JRW (You know who you are) reminded me of something — anyone who wants to stock up on potassium iodate and hasn’t done so yet, this is a good time to do it.

Mine are good till 2029 & 2032, so they last a long time. If things keep escalating, they may become more expensive or become unavailable. (Think TP & PPE)

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Prepare For The Alien Invasion — Building The Ultimate Alien Invasion Bugout Bag

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Today’s topic has that distinct, irresistible scent of impending doom mixed with just a dash of an overripe compost heap — “Prepare For The Alien Invasion — Building The Ultimate Alien Invasion Bugout Bag.”

Welcome, preppers, to self-reliance 2.0 — the final step toward logical and common sense prepping. Advanced preparedness for the serious, no-nonsense kind of person determined never to be caught with their pant’s down. Unless you’re into that kind of thing, I won’t judge.

One of the key objectives for Self-Reliance 2.0 is, obviously, “Preparing for an Alien Invasion,” and today we’ll begin by building the ultimate bugout bag of essentials to either fight, evade, or befriend these weak-bodied but highly intelligent distant neighbors.

This article is to help the advanced prepper valiant enough to dare a chuckle in the face of potential intergalactic threats!

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Michigan’s February Ice Storm – Extensive After-Action Report

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  • Post last modified:February 26, 2023
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A couple of days ago, we got to test our emergency preps firsthand (again) during Michigan’s February ice storm. In this short article, I want to cover a few things we did right and what we need to improve.

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Ten Steps To Preparedness For Non-Preppers – Death Preparedness Series PT. I

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This ‘getting started‘ article is my Ten Steps To Preparedness for the people that aren’t interested in living, eating, and breathing the prepper lifestyle yet understand the value of being a little more prepared. Maybe you don’t even care for the label ‘prepper.’

That’s fine because I wrote this piece with you in mind.

In this article, I want to help you sharpen those skills without our recommended steps of forming a Threat Assessment, developing a Preparedness Action Plan, working on your Preparedness Mindset, or maybe even starting an entire Prepper Pantry.

Yes. You can skip a few steps and still be more prepared than most people.

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