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Practical Skills That People Once Knew

August 11, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


Here is a list of practical skills that people knew ‘back in the day’, that the majority of the population do not possess today.

This (and your comments) might help preppers in an area they didn’t think of…

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Do Not Wait Until The SHTF Before You Practice Your Survival Skills

October 7, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


If you want to go beyond ‘Preparedness 101’ and ‘Preparedness 201’, an integral part of ‘301’ and ‘401’ is practicing the survival skills that you read and learn about.

Let me tell you this… It is easy to purchase just about any supplies, tools, and preps for just about any aspect of preparedness, however it is not necessarily so easy to apply those preps into survival skills when it comes right down to it – ‘the hammer hitting the nail’…

Let me put it anther way… Just because you have the ‘stuff’, doesn’t mean that you know how to use the stuff. And just because you might know how to use the stuff as it applies to a particular skill – doesn’t mean that you have learned enough about that skill to be adequately proficient. There is always a learning curve.

And I’m not just talking about ‘bushcraft’ survival skills, I’m talking about any skill having to do with preparedness, including modern survival skills with modern tools and equipment.

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Practical, Portable, Drinking Water Storage Container

September 14, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


Awhile ago (years ago actually), I had researched and checked reviews while looking for a good quality heavy duty drinking water storage container, one that I could use while camping or RV’ing, as well as for hauling water from one place to another. It provides a water supply to simply set on the table with a convenient spigot.

Here’s what I settled on…

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Getting Started With Survival Preparedness – Skills, Categories

July 27, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


While getting started with prepping and preparedness, it may seem overwhelming to figure out what you need, and what you need to know. Don’t worry too much though, because the fact that you’re even thinking about it puts you way ahead of nearly everyone else.

There are logical ways to go about starting your preparedness,
and here’s one way…

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Survival Skills Of The Great Depression Era

May 20, 2015, by Ken Jorgustin


We can learn from the philosophy of ‘using and reusing’ that Depression era folks were forced to live with. We can learn by examining what the skills were during the Great Depression era. Who were those that were able to find some work, those who were better able to survive those very difficult times?

What were the survival skills of that time and would they apply to surviving in a future post-collapse world?

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Learn And Practice Survival Skills

November 18, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


Do you have everything that you need in case of the worst case scenario? Water? Food? Tools? How about skills?

Regardless of how much equipment or how many supplies that you stock up on, skills are still your most valuable asset.

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More Important Than Preps And Skills…

August 1, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin


Truly, your ability to survive in a world that has been turned upside-down — a world which has been thrown into severe hardship and social chaos — a world in which the ‘wheels have come off’ — a SHTF world, will to a large extent, depend upon your proximity to the this…

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