Posts by Uly

Why You Shouldn’t Plan on Living Off the Land

 Bugging out has become one of the hot topics that defines the prepping community. Everyone has a bug out bag and everyone is planning on getting out of Dodge if things fall apart. Part of that comes from the idea that many preppers are expecting a serious enough of a disaster to cause a general…

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Installing a Wood-Burning Stove Temporarily for Emergency Heat

One of the biggest problems associated with a loss of electrical power isn’t the loss of our televisions and computers; it’s the loss of heat. Home heating is all controlled electronically, so without electricity, it doesn’t work. Even gas heat or hot water heat won’t work, as electricity is needed for the blowers and pumps…

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Can You Convert Your Home to Passive Solar Heating?

In modern day America, most homes are heated with natural gas or electricity. Natural gas provides clean, inexpensive heat, which is distributed through the home by forced air. While electricity isn’t as cheap, it is distributed in a similar way. Either one will keep the family living in that home warm and comfortable. These two…

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How to Make an Off-the-Books AR-15

It appears that the Democrats are still hell-bent on taking our 2nd Amendment rights to keep and bear arms away from us. You’d think with all the defeats they’ve had, that they would eventually give up. But then, if they gave up, they’d never succeed in creating the totalitarian, socialist, police state that they want…

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Beyond the Bug Out Bag

Bug out bags have become common enough to be considered a normal part of life today. You don’t even need to be a prepper in order to have a bug out bag, as even the federal government is recommending that everyone prepare one and keep it on hand. Yet, with all the talk going around…

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The Right Attitude, The Most Important Survival “Tool”

Amidst all the work of stockpiling supplies and preparing survival equipment, it can be easy to forget about preparing the most important piece of survival equipment of all. In fact, some people do the exact opposite, fueling their fear. If there’s anything that can kill you in a survival situation, it’s having too much fear.…

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Preparing Your Car for Winter Survival

Pretty much everyone knows that traveling in the wintertime can be hazardous. Some avoid the hazard by avoiding traveling. But that doesn’t work for everyone; some have to travel. But few of those people take the precaution of preparing themselves and their car, in case they have some sort of problem along the way. A…

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Hardening Your Home Against Home Invasion

You’ve probably heard the old saying, “Locks only keep honest people honest.” That’s true to some extent. However, it’s mostly true due to the ways that people use those locks, more than anything else. If you follow the conventional wisdom on home security, then all you’re going to do is to keep the honest people…

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Home Repair Supplies to Store for Emergency Situations

When we talk about what to store for our emergency needs, the most common things that comes to our minds are food, water, medical and other standard supplies. But what about if it is not us who needs emergency supplies but our homes? Since our homes can be easily damaged both from natural and man-made…

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Winter Survival in the Woods

Surviving in the wintertime is much more challenging than in the summertime. Not only is there cold and snow to content with, but food is not as plentiful as it is in summertime. Making matters worse, the body needs more food in the wintertime, in order to produce heat. In ancient times, many people starved…

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