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Nine Methods Of Cooking You Can Use If The Grid Goes Out

Nine Methods Of Cooking You Can Use If The Grid Goes Out

One of the many problems we will face if the grid ever goes down is cooking food. Today, most food preparation methods require electricity to work. Even someone who has a gas stove may find they are unusable in a crisis as gas can stop flowing. The only people able to continue using their stoves […]

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Personal Hygiene When There  Is No Water  Service

Personal Hygiene When There Is No Water Service

With the many things you need to prepare for in the case of a disaster, it can be easy to overlook personal hygiene. But personal hygiene is essential if you want to stay healthy as disease and illness often go hand-in-hand with filth. In fact, one of the biggest causes of disease in the world […]

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How To Get A Fire Started In Wet Weather

How To Get A Fire Started In Wet Weather

Fire is a crucial aspect of survival.  Knowing how to start a fire, including in poor conditions, is a skill that is once again emerging after being all but lost for a number of years.  In our modern times, being able to start a fire isn’t as high of a priority since we have other […]

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How To Communicate When The Grid Goes Down

How To Communicate When The Grid Goes Down

The electrical grid is the lifeline of most means of communication, as almost every device we use is powered by electricity. If the power grid was to ever go down completely these devices would be dead, and this is when you are most likely going to need to contact your friends and family. If the […]

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A Barter Economy – Part Three

A Barter Economy – Part Three

Books on preparedness address various bartering scenarios by providing lists of trade goods which are expected to be in demand after a collapse. Some of this is speculation because no one knows what unique circumstances people will be facing in the future. Certain ideas, however, based on historical accounts of frequent tribulations and with careful […]

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A Barter Economy – Part Two

A Barter Economy – Part Two

In an emergency survival situation, firearms can be used for hunting or defense. So, ammunition, spare parts, and maintenance tools would be in high demand in a barter economy. It would be important for a trader to stock up on these items. Here are some of the most popular firearm cartridges: 9mm Luger (9×19) .223/5.56 […]

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A Barter Economy – Part One

A Barter Economy – Part One

When it comes to barter economics, there is a key phrase, and that is “universal desirability.” If you possess anything that has universal desire, then you hold powerful bargaining chips. In theory, you can trade for some of what you need or want. History History has shown that in times where social and economic structures […]

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Why Get Combat Firearms Training?

Why Get Combat Firearms Training?

Guns are super, unbelievably cool. It’s a huge amount of fun to be able to head down to the firing range, pop off a few hundred rounds, and then go out and have a few beers. There’s nothing wrong with collecting guns, because there are a number of different, amazing types of guns out there […]

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10 Useful Skills You Can Barter in a Crisis

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Basic Firearms Training. Do You Need It?

Basic Firearms Training. Do You Need It?

Basic Firearms Training For Self Defense When it comes right down to it, guns seem like a pretty cool solution for self defense. They’re awesome looking weapons that allow you to deliver death from a distance away. Everyone knows that getting shot will kill you, and everyone knows that if someone has a gun, they’re […]

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