It is a surreal state of affairs we all live in today. Although we do all face some similar very challenging circumstances, I think we need to break our planning down to what is optimal for the job at hand. As for my SHTF weapon I needed a weapon that was concealable and easily carried. […]

I. Introduction: > Setting: My livingroom, watching locally cached episodes of True Blood > Voice comes booming over megaphone from a dune buggy in the cul-de-sac outside There has been too much violence, too much pain. None here are without sin, but I have an honorable compromise. Just walk away. Leave the iPad, the SSD full […]

SELCO: These Are the Signs the SHTF Is Happening for Real (Psst: The FTC wants me to remind you that this website contains affiliate links. That means if you make a purchase from a link you click on, I might receive a small commission. This does not increase the price you’ll pay for that item […]

I have never been a prepper. My modest amount of guns and gear have mostly centered around my passion for suppressors, personal defense weapons, concealed carry pistols and useful accessories. Like many of you I have bins full of gun related items that looked great on paper, but in practice fell short of actually being […]

(Natural News) You never know when a large-scale disaster might happen. In case one does occur in your area, you should have an emergency plan in mind to get you and your loved ones out of danger. As with any good survival strategy, your escape plan will require sound leadership skills, disciplined direction and some […]

I have strongly argued the point that the concealed handgun has two primary attributes: First, it gives you a weapon that extends in function beyond contact distance which can be carried on the person.  Second, it gives you the ability to keep said weapon concealed on your person.  If you open carry you throw away […]

(Natural News) Preparing for a SHTF scenario can be a daunting task, but the first question you must ask before you start prepping is whether you’re going to bug in or bug out. If a disaster is impending and you don’t have a lot of time to gather your belongings and get out of dodge, […]

In a true longterm grid-down scenario, those who are prepared with the right tools might have the opportunity to provide their family or group with much-needed fuel for survival.  This article will cover the basics of how a system of pipelines in the US can be identified and accessed with little information and the right […]

(Natural News) Being unprepared can get you in big trouble (or worse) when SHTF. Preppers know this, which is why they set up their preps ahead of time, not after receiving warnings about a disaster that’s about to hit their area. (h/t to Don’t get used to waiting for an official announcement that a disaster […]

A third of Americans own at least one pet. This is a testament to how popular domesticated animals are in this country. Pets play an important role in the home–they relieve stress, entertain and give joy to their owners. But sadly, when it comes to emergency preparedness, pets are often left behind. Many people’s SHTF […]