Category Archives: prepping 101

Fri. Feb. 16, 2019 Friday, again. Wow.

I’m tellin’ ya, time is flyin’ by…. 70F and 99%RH. Moisture condensing on concrete deck and floor, and anything metal or solid in the garage. Can anyone say “less than ideal storage conditions?” I did make a great dessert last … Continue reading

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Guest post, some thoughts on radios, and why it’s hard to get a straight answer from a ham…

In response to this question- “@nick You seem well-informed on the subject, so what are YOUR recommendations for someone looking to just get a few radios?” I’ve consolidated some of yesterday’s discussion in one place.   ————————————————————————————— The important question … Continue reading

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Thursday, 18 August 2016 — Oh goody, a list!

Preppers love lists. And here is a TOP 50 list, hurray! Get this stuff and you’re set! Problem is, it’s a fantasy. It’s supposed to be Survival Items, but quickly devolves into comfort items and lifestyle items. It fails to … Continue reading

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Saturday, 13 August 2016 Home made first aid kits

Based on comments from a previous post, here is some discussion of basic first aid kits. FWIW, I like to build my basic kits and my much more capable ‘car kits’ around a makeup organizer or a toiletries organizer. I … Continue reading

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Sunday, 26 July 2015 — Checklists versus Wishlists

One of the hard realities about emergency preparedness is that essentially everyone is on a budget. That budget has to cover everything, not just cool stuff. Many non-fiction preparedness books and nearly all prepping novels are written by wannabes who … Continue reading

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