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5 Steps To Buy Boots That Fit

September 20, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


Ever wonder how to buy boots with a good fit? Whether you’re buying boots for hiking, on the job, or working around the home, it is important to know how to find the best fit.

Here are five simple ways to know that your boots fit right…

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Gasoline Pipeline Shutdown To 50 Million People On East Coast

September 19, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


The Colonial Pipeline runs from Texas to New York and supplies gasoline to an estimated 50 million people a day on the East Coast. On September 9, a 36-inch pipeline was shut down near Birmingham, Alabama where a major ‘leak’ was discovered.

The shutdown of Colonial Pipeline service to ‘Line 1’ which normally transports 1.3 million barrels of gasoline per day from refiners on the Gulf Coast to delivery locations in the Southeast and along the Eastern seaboard, may (likely) result in gasoline shortages.

The pipeline has been estimated to supply up to 40 percent of the gasoline on the east coast…

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What did you do for your preparedness this week? (2016-09-17)

September 17, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin

Captured this image a few evenings ago… Black Bear with a white spot

This weekly post is an open-forum (any topic) to voice your thoughts, opinions, or questions for others. Lets hear about what you’ve been doing this week for preparedness, or perhaps what you have done to convert your ‘fiat’ (paper) currency into tangible assets 😉

The more who comment, the more that’s spread around for the benefit of all…

Note: For all articles (except this one) during the week, we ask that you stay on-topic. However when you feel like commenting about anything else (e.g. a current event, something to bring to everyone’s attention, a question, anything ‘off-topic’, etc..), you should put it in the latest ‘What did you do for your preparedness this week?’ open-forum article.

Note: You can read the most recent (150) comments from this site on the ‘Discussion’ page.

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Charity Food After A True SHTF Hard Collapse

September 16, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


Here’s something to think about… For those of you who are stocking up with extra food, or for those who have already stocked up with extra food in preparation for a time of hard societal collapse with distribution failures and severe shortages…

Have you planned for ‘extra’ food storage beyond that which you need for yourself in order to feed others than just your immediate household?

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The Best Work Gloves For Preparedness

September 15, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


The best work gloves for preparedness will be those designed for general everyday wear, and will be made from quality heavy-duty materials that hold up to the test of time.

Long, long ago I learned the difference between the so called ‘cheap’ work gloves and those that you pay more for. The cheap gloves will tear up quickly while the best work gloves will provide much better protection for a much longer time.

I’ll bet that most all of you have at least one pair of ordinary work gloves. However for those of you who are into preparedness, just imagine how much more hard laborious work you will be doing if and when your preparedness plans go into action. You will need at least several pairs of good heavy duty work gloves. And if a true SHTF collapse comes your way, you may need even more than that – depending on the longevity of the collapse.

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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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Foods That You Should NOT Store For Long Term Storage

September 13, 2016, by Ken Jorgustin


There are lots of foods that store well for a very long time under the right conditions, however there are foods that do NOT store well for long term storage.

Here’s a list of a few of the foods that you should not store for ‘long term’…

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