Category Archives: security

How to Choose a Good Campsite

It seems that these days the internet is filled with articles about bugging out.  It sounds like a large number of you have decided that this is a better cause of action than bugging in.  That very well may be … Continue reading






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A Few simple Tricks to Enhance Your Personal and Home Security

Because of something that recently happened to a friend of mine, the subject of personal and home security has been on my mind quite a bit lately.  Over the years, I have posted several articles on various ways of securing your … Continue reading






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Hacking by Governments or Criminals has Become a Real Threat

Hacking is now a danger that we can’t over look. Due to the ineptitude of our government, it seems that any of our information that is on the governments computers is now available to China, Russia and any other country … Continue reading






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The Radical Left Wants to Destroy Police Morale

Ever since the shooting in Ferguson, we have watched the attacks on police morale that have been taking place in many parts of the United States.  The most recent demonstrations and problems have taken place in Baltimore.  These may be … Continue reading






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Your Gun Safe and the Hazards of Electronic Locks and EMP

I was recently asked a question about the electronic locks that we see on so many new safes.  The question was will EMP destroy the electronic locks on your safes.  Electronic locking mechanisms are a real convenient, but at the … Continue reading






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How do We as Preppers React to Terrorist Threats

Today on Drudge I saw the following news item, “ISIS Hackers Plan “Message to America” Attack Today”, they are announcing a hacker attack that is suppose to occur at 2 pm est.  The hackers are promising something “surprising” that “will … Continue reading






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Supply Caches, a Good Idea or Not?

  Over the years, I have talked to many people who have cached supplies with different results.  Some have went back to check on their caches and have never found them.  Other were able to walk right up to theirs. … Continue reading






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Self Storage Lockers can be a Hazard to Your Preps

When I first retired, I worked for a large company and among the buildings I was responsible for, was a Self Storage Locker.  Now it was not located in the best part of town and there were always problems. Now I hear and read … Continue reading






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Pick the Neighborhood in Which You Live Carefully

I have been watching the rioting in Baltimore, and feel sorry for the good people who live in the riot areas.  But the sad truth is that you can see when your neighborhood starts to change.  If you can at … Continue reading






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Staying Awake While on Guard Duty

So there are problems, civil disruptions and you have to stay up all night on guard duty.  How do you stay awake?  Staying awake has been a problem in the military and sometimes has resulted in the death of soldiers. … Continue reading






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