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Bug Out Cabins: What They Are and How To Prep Yours

Wondering if you need a bug out cabin? The term “bug out” is seven decades old and is a term that American defense developed in the 1950s as a word used to indicate a need for an urgent solution for survival. Today, the word means the same, with the term bug out cabins referring to …

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Urban Bug Out Bags: What They Are, Why You Need One, and How to Pack One

An urban bug out bag may not be something you’ve ever heard of or considered owning. But if you live in an urban setting, you should know that bugging out isn’t something you do only in rural areas. A city can be the worst place to be in when a disaster strikes. You not only …

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Bug Out Bicycles: How to Survive With a Bike

Most bug out guides only mention bug-out vehicles because they primarily target preppers with families. A four-wheeled vehicle is a perfect choice when you need to worry about carrying capacity for several people. But what if you’re bugging out solo? Do you require a bug out vehicle? Well, you don’t. If you only have to …

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The Best Premade Bug Out Bags So You Can Get Out Quickly

You’re having dinner with your entire family. It’s been a while since you had a meal together. If not for John, who was caught up in the traffic snarl-up at the last minute, you’d have been one complete happy family. You’re all still happy anyway. Suddenly, the dishes on the table begin shaking. Before you …

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5 Tips to Help Start a Fire with Wet Wood 

In a camping or survival situation, needing to start a fire with wet wood can be a bit of a nightmare. However, in urgent situations where your surrounding environment is wet and potentially cool, it’s important to be able to get that life-saving warmth going.  Can You Start A Fire With Wet Wood?  The short …

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How to Start a Fire with a Magnifying Glass

Starting a fire with a magnifying glass is essential for survivalists or avid outdoorsmen. Why a magnifying glass? It works as an excellent substitute for starting fires in the absence of matches or a lighter. When you’ve exhausted your lighter fuel and matches and your fire steel is worn down, a magnifying glass could be the …

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The 21 Best Survival Books That Should Be In Your Collection

The need for survival books. Our survival instinct kicks in when we face an emergency or disaster, whether in an urban setting or the wilderness. However, our modern lifestyles barely equip us with the skills to take the steps to ensure our survival. The good news is that survival skills are not usually that hard …

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