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Camping & Survival

Throwback Thursday: The Essential Preppers Guide to Storage

Storage is always a concern for preppers. Stockpiling a six-month supply of food, water, batteries, and supplies is not an easy task. For those living in apartments and small urban spaces, storage is a problem. Some have found solutions by masking storage containers as furniture. Others have buried their cache. Either way, Cheaper Than Dirt! presents 10 storage solutions to keeping food, firearms, ammunition and water safe for when you need it most in The Shooter’s Log’s Essential Preppers Guide to Storage.

Camping & Survival

Throwback Thursday: Keep Your Stash Out of the Trash

Prepping for the future is not overly difficult especially if you have the right tools for the job. Regardless of whether you are wishing to freeze corn on the cob, protect your wild game harvest while still in the field, or even keep important documents safe from the elements, the uses for the FoodSaver are endless.

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Camping & Survival

Tips for Stockpiling Non-Perishable Food for Novice Preppers, Part 2

Although this article focuses on tips to help you begin stockpiling non-perishable food items the same tips work in regards to perishable items as well as toiletries and other products such as cleaning supplies. The biggest difference between non-perishable and perishable items are the storage needs because most perishable items need refrigeration or freezing in order to properly store them. Read these tips for successful stockpiling.

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Camping & Survival

Top 5 Food for Survival Posts

Preparedness is no longer just for the doomsday preppers, but becoming a way of life for over three million Americans. Prepping for a disaster is encouraged by our government, as well as many worldwide humanitarian organizations. A natural disaster can strike without warning at any time—leaving you without power and water. Having a stockpile of non-perishable emergency food storage is imperative to survival. For the novice and the seasoned prepper and survivalist alike, here are five articles about food for survival and food storage survival.

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Camping & Survival

The Essential Preppers Guide to Long Term Survival

Prepping is more than just stockpiling food, water, candles and lighters for a week, but about learning how to become self-sufficient in case the worst happens. This means that long-term storage solutions, self-defense, training and learning new skills is very important for the prepper and the survivalist. Preparing to live off the grid for long-term means you need a way to grow food, like-minded individuals to form a prepper community and skills to barter and trade for goods and services. In this article, Cheaper Than Dirt lists the ten most important articles on prepping and surviving long term.

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How To

How to Properly Store #10 Cans

If you do not have a basement, your long-term survival food might be in jeopardy! Storage is key to keeping your long-term food supplies good for disaster strikes. In this easy seven step how-to, I show you how to stockpile food for when SHTF properly so you do not spoil your preps.

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Camping & Survival

Quick Camping Tip: How to Critter Proof Your Campsite

While out in the wilderness there is a good chance you are going to run across a critters and wildlife. Cooking and barbequing food while camping attracts all kinds of animals and bugs. Raccoons, bears, skunks and ants are attracted to your campsite. Clean up after yourself, store your food away properly, and follow these six steps to keeping unwanted visitors away while you are camping.