Digital Night Vision Monocular: A Game-Changer for Hunting and Prepping

Guest post by Kalman of expertnightvision.com. As a night hunter and peeper, you must need the right viewing device to detect your prey. Night vision monoculars have gained popularity for their compact size and optical performance in this regard. They can be used for different night viewing activities such as camping, hunting, wildlife observation, and other nocturnal purposes. Digital night vision monoculars are a newcomer in the market compared to traditional devices. The invention of digital NV monocular made today’s night hunting easier than the previous time. They are available with different budgets and one device can be used for multi-tasks. … Continue reading

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How To Prepare Your Apartment For A Disaster

Guest post by Natasha Ramirez. If 2020 hasn’t made you take a long, hard look at your disaster preparedness plan, you probably haven’t been watching the news. There are some events like the “murder hornets”, for example, that took over the internet that shouldn’t worry you too much. But wildfires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters have become a reality for people across the country, and if there was ever a time to fine-tune your preparedness plan, that time is now.  When you rent an apartment, most repairs are the landlord’s responsibility. But when natural disasters strike, those rules go out the … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Financially for Any Disaster

When you think of financial preparedness, do you immediately think about your emergency savings fund? While having emergency savings is absolutely essential, that’s just one small part of what’s required to make sure your money is truly prepared for a disaster. For example, are you prepared: for what happens if you can’t access a physical bank? to exit your home quickly with all of your medical, insurance, and personal paperwork? to provide documentation of everything in your home as part of an insurance claim? to avoid damage to your credit if you can’t pay your bills following a disaster? Another … Continue reading

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A Quick Checklist for New Preppers

Guest post by Bryan Borris The pandemic has changed the mindset of people as it has shown that you can never be too prepared for an unexpected disaster. Even the ones who weren’t enthusiastic about prepping a year ago are now ardent preppers by choice. While you prepare to face a situation like the current one, you will have an added advantage. Prepping gets you one step ahead of a crisis, whether it comes in the form of a car accident, a sudden layoff, a riot or violent incident or a long-term economic downturn. However, contemporary prepping needs to have … Continue reading

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A Top Vital Prepping Skill: Adopting Healthy Habits

When the topic of prepping is brought up, it’s typically associated with stereotypical concepts like stored food and underground bunkers. And there’s no question that more advanced prepping like this is necessary if you want to be ready for the worst.  If you want to genuinely prep for any world-altering disasters that might come your way, though, there’s one easily-overlooked skill that should never be ignored: adopting healthy habits. Why Do Healthy Habits Matter for a Prepper? The idea of maintaining a “healthy habit” is critical to prepping success for a few reasons.  For starters, most prepping is very focused … Continue reading

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Good Financial Fitness Can Improve Your Prepping Skills

Prepping is often depicted in stereotypical terms. Things like guns, bunkers, bug out bags, and food and water storage serve as poster children for a world that, really, is much, much larger.  Take, for instance, the things that finance and prepping have in common. If you look closely, the way that you handle your money can often show just how good of a prepper you are (and no, we’re not just talking about burying gold in the backyard — not that that’s a bad idea at times.) If you already are or want to become a serious prepper, here are … Continue reading

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Survival Spearfishing

Guest post by Coty Perry It’s said that spearfishing became popular in the early 1930s as a method of underwater hunting. Today, it’s an afterthought for many, but preppers understand that spearfishing is a great way to catch fish without requiring extensive gear that can break or get lost.  The more methods you have for gathering food, the better, and spearfishing may be a skill that comes in handy someday.  What Spearfishing Gear Do You Need?  First, we need to talk about gear. Part of what makes spearfishing desirable for survival fishing is the fact that it doesn’t require much. Depending … Continue reading

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Do You Need Back-Up Iron Sites on Your AR?

Guest post by Jay Chambers Whether you’re interested in building or buying your own AR-15, there’s one common question among AR enthusiasts. Do you really need back up iron sites for your rifle? This question applies to those who are already running optics. If you don’t have any optics at all, then yes, you do need sights. However, if you already have iron sights, do you need a backup, or can you get by without them? It’s a very personal question that may have a unique answer. Many times, it comes down to you, what you shoot, and which gear … Continue reading

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A Prepper Guide For Seniors

Prepper guides are generally created with a wide demographic in mind. However, they can become even more practical when tailored to meet more individualized needs. One demographic in particular, seniors, seem to often lack specialized prepping guides.  There are several special considerations to take into account for seniors (or family members of seniors) who are working towards being well-prepped and safe. Some of these considerations include assisted living vs. independent living, access to healthcare, and mobility.  With these in mind, seniors can have a more inclusive prepper guide that will help them perfect the art of survival. Cover All of … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Hurricane-Proof Your Home

Guest port by David Cruz August and September are peak months for hurricane season, and for those who live on the coast, it’s important to prepare your home for high winds and downpours. Hurricane winds can reach up to 150 miles per hour, in extreme cases, and can last up to two weeks over open waters, according to FEMA. Luckily, there are a number of ways you can prepare for summer storms by the coast. As you prepare for hurricane season, keep the following tips in mind to ensure your house is strong and safe: Strengthen your entry points Your windows … Continue reading

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