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Date registered: March 21, 2013

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  1. How To Shoot And Fire A Hunting Catapult Properly — October 21, 2017
  2. Basic Prepping Mistakes — October 20, 2017
  3. Best Survival And Bushcraft Reference Book For Preppers | The SAS Handbook — October 20, 2017
  4. Best Portable Water Filter Bottle – Water To Go — October 18, 2017
  5. What Is The Problem With Prepping — October 17, 2017

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  1. UK Legal Pepper Spray for Self Defence | Video Review And Test — 59 comments
  2. Best Preppers Air Rifle for Hunting Small Game and Survival in the UK — 33 comments
  3. UK Weapons and Firearms Law — 32 comments
  4. Best Camping Stove For Your Bug Out Bag — 19 comments
  5. Basic Food Storage For Prepping For Disasters And SHTF — 19 comments

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How To Shoot And Fire A Hunting Catapult Properly

How To Shoot And FireA Hunting Catapult Properly​For some people, hunting with a catapult has been a lifelong process. But for quite a few people, actually knowing how to shoot and fire a hunting catapult properly, as well as accurately shoot the catapult is not quite as easy as it seems.!  Quick Navigation How To …

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Basic Prepping Mistakes

Basic Prepping Mistakes Sometimes even the most  seasoned preppers can get carried awaymaking the most Basic Prepping Mistakes It’s no wonder this can happen, with the latest this and the latest that, or the latest idea and crazy theory about survival. They get carried away with silly things and avoid the absolute essentials to survive …

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Best Survival And Bushcraft Reference Book For Preppers | The SAS Handbook

Best Survival And BushcraftReference Book For Preppers​The SAS Survival Guide by John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman is one of those books that requires very little introduction. In fact just about everyone I know who is involved with prepping, survival or bushcraft will know the name.In this review I will cover why I think that every prepper should …

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Best Portable Water Filter Bottle – Water To Go

Best Portable Water Filter BottleFor Safe Drinking WaterI have used and reviewed many types of water filters in the past, but could this really be the best water filter bottle yet?! Everyone knows a story about someone who has been very ill as a result of drinking contaminated water – it may be as simple as …

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What Is The Problem With Prepping

What Is The Problem With PreppingThe main problem with prepping and preppers themselves, is we always overthink thingsWe are, in effect, our own worse enemy, creating wants and needs for as many disaster scenarios as we can. Whether a man-made disaster, or a disaster that is out of our control, we overthink them and analyse …

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Swiss Army Knife Guide The Best Multi Tool For Survival

Swiss Army Knife Guide The Best Multi Tool For SurvivalA multi function tool is an essential bit of survival kit to have at home and in your bug out bag. The reason a multi tool is widely accepted as a high priority item by survival preppers is the fact that they can be so versatile, offering a …

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Best Budget Fixed Blade Survival Knife For Prepping

Best Budget Fixed Blade Survival Knife For Prepping​Rok Survival Knife By HX Outdoors Full Video Test And Review Quick Navigation Best Budget Fixed Blade Survival Knife For Prepping​* Main Features Of The Rok Survival Knife* Specifications:* Video Review & Testing The Rok Survival Knife* Where To Buy The Rok Survival Knife In this knife review I am looking …

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Basic Food Storage For Prepping For Disasters And SHTF

Basic Food Storage For Prepping For Disasters And SHTF​ For Every New Prepper, One Of The First Priorities Is Building Up A Food Supply We all have a certain amount of food stored away in our cupboards in the kitchen. In fact we already have the Basic Food Storage For Prepping For Disasters And SHTF, but …

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What Is A Go Bag | What Equipment Do I Need In My GoBag

What is A Go Bag?What Equipment Do I Need In My GoBag?When it comes to prepping and surviving a disaster or emergency situation, us preppers have got it covered.At least when it comes to survival equipment anyway.We have a good number of pre-packed, ready to go, fully equipped rucksacks just waiting for their time to …

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Best Legal Folding Pocket Knife for UK Survival

Best UK Legal Folding Pocket KnifeReviews and Comparison GuideA pocket knife is one of the very few knives you are legally allowed to carry in the UK.As we all know, our knife laws are very strict and if you are caught carrying an illegal knife you could be looking at some serious repercussions. Buy & Carry …

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Can You Drink Rain Water

Can You Drink Rain WaterCollecting water can be a great way to conserve resources but can you drink rain water?Collecting rain water at home or in a survival situation may well be your only choice for drinking water.However, rainwater is not quite as pure and clean as you may might think, so never assume the …

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Best Survival Tin For Preppers What’s In Your kit

Best Survival Tin For Preppers  What’s In Your Tin? The good old fashioned survival tin is an often overlooked piece of prepping kit. The reason:  it’s not straight forward and requires a bit of thinking and bushcraft skill to make it work for you.But what is actually involved with making yourself the Best Survival Tin For …

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How To Remove And Prevent Tick Bites in Humans

How To Remove And Prevent Tick Bites in Humans  Just about anyone who goes out into the wild – whether you’re a hiker, camping or a prepper doing some bug out practice, will have a very good chance of making friends with a tick.! The first signs of these nasty little buggers will be an …

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Safety First Aid For Preppers

Safety First Aid For Preppers What is the best emergency first aid survival kit a UK prepper can have?Firstly, your kit must ensure that essential safety first aid can be given to either yourself or any other injured person.Which means that a good emergency first aid kit cannot be just thrown together. In fact it …

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Importance Of Bugout Training And Practice

Importance Of Bugout Training And Practice​Finding the time to fit everything into our hectic lives is pretty much an impossible task.  There is always too much to do.  There’s always something that has to be juggled about to make way for something else.We prioritise this and prioritise that, but still things get left out or just …

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Essential Survival Gear Supplies | From WildBounds

Essential Prepping, Bugout And Survival GearLATEST NEWS:​UK Preppers Guide have teamed up with outdoors survival equipment suppliers WIldBounds who offer quality survival gear, and are base here in the UK.WildBounds are slowly building their list of equipment based on offering only top notch gear that is tried and tested to be suitable for the job.Their …

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How To Prepare And Survival An Electromagnetic Pulse

How To Prepare And Survival An Electromagnetic Pulse An Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) is, simply stated, a burst of electromagnetic energy.It can occur as a radiated, electric or magnetic pulse.An EMP is usually damaging to most electronic equipment including household appliances, automobiles, power grids and communication systems.However, certain equipment can be shielded from the damaging effects …

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Should You Be Prepping for life

Should You Be Prepping For Life?Guest Article By: The Prickly PrepperThought I would add my two peneth and write this article for all those people out there that insist on saying I’m mad and wasting my time being a prepper.I don’t go around telling everyone you must be prepared. You must stock up with loads …

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What Are The UK Self Defence Laws | Legal Self-Defence

What Are The UK Self Defence LawsWhat Is Self Defence?The self defence laws in the UK are quite clear, and are essentially based on past common experiences.The law itself is actually quite clearly good law, and in itself makes good sense, in that should you ever find yourself being involved in a situation where you …

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Compact And Lightweight EDC Hammock

EDC Hammock – The Perfect Getaway hammockWho’s been hanging aboutA Guest Post By: Des, from Des Cattys (YoutTube)​Let’s set the scenario where the so-called shite has hit the fan, it could be in the form of an EMP attack- (unbeknown to you). You are returning home from a long journey as one of your clients …

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Emergency Vehicle Escape Equipment For Prepping And Survival

Are You Prepared ?Emergency Vehicle Escape Equipment For Prepping And SurvivalPrepping is not just about being ready for doomsday and SHTF situations.  It cover all aspects of preparedness for all sorts of situations we might encounter.In this article I look at the very real possibility of being involved in a car accident and finding yourself …

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What Are Prepper Risks

What Are Prepper Risks.?Believe it or not, everyone is a prepper.  Well, to some extent anyway. So what makes your idea of prepping differ from your neighbours or friends at work?Your neighbour will ensure they have a spare type in their car, just in case. You know, for the ‘what ifs’ in order to be …

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Legal UK Weapons for Preppers | Self Defence and Survival

Legal UK Weapons for PreppersSelf Defence and SurvivalAs a Prepper you must know the rules and laws regarding legal weapons in the UK right now, as they stand now, and before any SHTF situation or WROL.Defending what is rightly yours and ensuring all your efforts to prepare for a Doomsday scenario ARE worth it – …

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What Is SHTF. UK Preppers Acronyms, but what does it mean?

WHAT IS SHTFWhat are you going to do when the Shit Hits The FanThe simple truth is – How long do you really think you can survive if a total breakdown happens and what are you going to do when the proverbial Shit Hits The Fan..?Think about it – The only way to ensure the …

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Why Do Preppers Prep | Should I Be Preparing For Doomsday

Why Do Preppers PrepShould I Be Preparing For DoomsdayWhat are preppers prepping for?  Is it Doomsday, Armageddon, or simply an unknown disaster that could effect us all?  To honest, I think most preppers would give a more simpler answer to the question of  ‘why do preppers prep’.And that is:We are prepping for the “What Ifs”. …

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The Wilderness Gathering a Festival of Bushcraft 2017

The Wilderness Gathering 2017A Festival of BushcraftIs Now A 5 Day Event Undoubtedly the best Bushcraft & Survival show to visit The Wilderness Gathering – A Festival Of Bushcraft The very 1st Wilderness Gathering took place in 2003 at The Bison Centre, West Knoyle in Wiltshire, and every year the show gets bigger and better,Over the …

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Small Rucksack Gear Essential For Bugout And Survival

Small Rucksack GearEssential For Bugout And SurvivalGuest Post & Video Review By: Des, from Bushcraft By Des CattysPhoton ‘FREEDOM’ Micro Personal Safety FlashlightIn a hurry: Skip straight to Des’s video review here: orSkip straight to prices & availability here: I would like to ask a question:When you are looking to purchase a torch or flashlight …

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Practice Your Bugout Bushcraft And Prepping Skills At All Times

Practice Your Bugout Bushcraft And Prepping Skills At All TimesIn this short article I have a video of a recent trip away deep into the woods for a bugout scenario.We begin to make ourselves a bit more comfortable and get used to sleeping under the stars.​ I have plenty more videos on the UK Preppers …

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High Quality UK Legal Folding Knife Review The Nomad From Des Cattys

High Quality UK Legal Folding Knife Review The Nomad made by Ben and Lois OrfordGuest article by: Des from Des Cattys In my previous knife review, I mentioned that I also had another knife that accompanied the Wolverine by TBS knives.Well, this one is “The Nomad” – where both knife and sheath are made by knife maestros …

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How To Find Other Preppers Or Prepping Groups In Your Area

How To Find Other Preppers In Your Area If your the kind of prepper who fancies himself as as a big tough survival specialist capable of surviving everything the world and his dog throws at you. Then maybe this article is not quite for you!If you plan on disappearing into the woods with a big …

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Essential Prepping Skills How To Find North Using A Watch

Essential Prepping SkillsHow To Find North Using A Watch This is an essential skill that all preppers should know – do you? Walking around in a great big circle is one of the easiest things to do when your lost.!Without a compass it’s amazingly easy to find yourself back at the place your started and incredibly demoralising …

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Bugout Foraging Prepping – Living Off The Land For Survival

Bugout Foraging PreppingLiving Off The Land For SurvivalFor any prepper who is planning to Bugout in a SHTF situation, the big question is ‘How Long For’?Just how long do you plan to hide yourself away from the dangers of a disaster?One week, a month, or more. Indefinitely is the stupid answer, if you ask me.The …

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SAS Tactical Survival Bow For Hunting Survival And Bugout Bag

SAS Tactical Survival Bowby Survival Archery Systems In this review article I will be showing you an age old method for food procurement that is a reliable means to put food on your table in any disaster or survival situation.In a hurry: Skip straight to video review here: As preppers we are all prepared with bugout …

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Are you a UK Survivalist Or A Prepper

Are You A UK Survivalist?There are many terms used to describe Preppers here in the UK. Doomsday Preppers is one such term, but another name occasionally used is being known of as a UK Survivalist. A survivalist conjures up quite different meaning to your normal, run of the mill, average Joe just pottering around and …

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Essential Knots For Bushcraft Survival And Prepping

Essential Knots For Bushcraft Survival And PreppingFirstly some of the terms used before you begin to tie knots: The LoopCinching Up​ The BightThe Toggle The Working End​The Standing End In a hurry: Skip straight to full video tutorial review here: Below are some of my favourite knots that I tend to use the most.  These knots …

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How To Baton Wood With A Knife And Without A Knife

Basic Bushcraft SkillsHow To Baton Wood With A Knife One of the most consistant task you will do when out wild camping, or in a survival situation, is process wood to make a fire.  Processing wood is simply working the wood into manageable pieces.Once you have processed your wood down to small enough pieces, then …

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Wolverine Bushcraft Knife by TBS Knives Review From Des Cattys

Bushcraft Knife Review – The ‘Wolverine’ by TBS Knives.Guest Post By: Des, from Des Cattys.If there is any subject that can turn best friends into best enemies it’s the subject of knives. It’s a crazy subject that every owner of such tools claims to have the best of: To be honest I don’t get drawn …

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Backwoods Blacksmithing How To Make A Forge

How To Make A Forge For Backwoods BlacksmithingGuest article, kindly sent in by: Gary Johnston – Jack Raven Bushcraft & Ross Berry – Kaos BlacksmithsIf you’ve ever wanted to be able to make some of your own bushcraft kit, such as knives and traditional fire steels, but thought that building a forge was out of your budget …

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Mora Knives – Are They The Best Knife For Survival And Prepping

Top Mora Knives For Preppers And BushcraftMora knivesAre They The Best Knife For PreppingHaving a good knife is the absolute essential piece of survival gear you must include in your bugout bag.Without doubt, one of the most used, is the brand of knives from Mora of Sweden.  In this article I will be looking at the …

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How To Make Char Cloth For Prepping Bushcraft And Survival

Basic Survival Skills:How To Make Char Cloth For Prepping Bushcraft And Survival A camp fire is one of the most basic necessities for survival, and there are many ways to make one.  The hardest part has always been how to actually get the fire started in the first place.Using dry tinder that will catch a …

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How To Make A Feather Stick For Fire Lighting

Bushcraft SkillsHow To Make A Feather Stick For Fire Lighting In Wet Conditions Ever tried lighting a camp fire in wet rainy conditions?  Difficult isn’t it.  In fact, sometimes just starting a camp fire to boil up some water for a brew or cook your dinner can be a problem.In this article I want to …

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How To Make A Camp Fire With One Log

Bushcraft Skills:How To Make A Camp Fire With One Log Being out in the wild can be summed up in one word – a camp fire.  Having a glowing camp fire is natures TV.  It’s a source of great psychological comfort and reassurance. And epitomises the great outdoors. There are, of course, hundreds of different …

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All Prepping And Bushcraft Skills Will Perish

All Prepping And Bushcraft Skills Will PerishHow much prepping gear do you have?  Is your stored food and water limitless? Do you have prepping and bushcraft skills for all situations?The answer to the above question is:​You have only a fraction of what you think you need.Your food and water will run out a lot quicker …

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Portable Folding Wood Burning Camp Stove Review

Portable Folding Camp Stove Review | BRS – 116 In this gear review I am looking at the BRS-116 Potable Folding Camp Stove.This cooking stove has an interesting design and concept for outdoor survival in so much as it incorporates a forced draft air system.Essentially what that means is no more puffing and blowing on …

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UK Knife Law updated March 2017 | Legal knife Carry UK

What Is The UK Knife Lawupdate March 2017 Owning and carrying a knife in Britain has always been an area that preppers need be fully aware of but, do you know what the UK Knife Law actually is?​If you were to go out carrying a knife, would you know if your breaking the law or …

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Basic Do’s and Don’ts of Survival Prepping

The Basic Do’s And Don’ts Of Survival PreppingSURVIVAL – DO’s & DON’Ts“How would you survive a disaster, or worse still a disaster of apocalyptic proportions?”Very few people survive anything without knowledge and preparation before the disaster ever happens.This is the key to survival: “prepare for the worse, hope for the best”. DO’s: 1. The biggest …

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Compound vs Recurve Bow, Which One is Best for Survival?

Compound vs Recurve Bow, Which One is Best for Survival? If you’re in a survival situation, or planning to live off the grid, you are probably interested in weapons. Specifically, what weapon should you take with you. Guns are a logical choice, but here in the UK they are not readily at hand for the average …

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Prepping For SHTF Essential Plans

Prepping For SHTF  Making a plan is exactly what prepping is all about, as is preparing for the worse case scenarios that may well happen to you, specifically in your area.This is an overall look at some of the essential things you must consider, and make them part of your bug out plan BEFORE the …

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Best Air Rifle Scope For UK Preppers

Best Air Rifle Scope For UK Preppers Best Air Rifle Scope Review Admittedly, it’s been awhile since the air rifle has been viewed as a state of the art military weapon, firearm, or even handy for big game hunting. But it’s still a reliable piece for purposes such as competitive target shooting, pest control, recreational …

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Survive A Three Day Electrical Blackout

Are You Prepared?How To Survive A Three Day Electric Blackout Doesn’t sound much does it…Just three days without electricity. Can’t be that difficult to get by.?Well you would think so wouldn’t you?​Let me tell you this – having no electricity for just three days will disrupt your lifestyle like you’d never believe!Yes. it really is …

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Bug Out Weekend 2017

Bug Out Survival Show 2017 (B.O.S.S) Survival learning for all of your family29th April to 01st May 2017 Winteringham LaneWest HaltonScunthorpeDN15 9AX Steve Hart UK Prepper What’s the key to good prepping?I would say it’s Knowledge & Practice​, and being able to do both at once equals good prepper training.The Bug Out Survival Show this …

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How Will Donald Trump Affect UK Prepping

How Will Donald Trump Affect UK Prepping The man has only been in office a short while and the world is already standing up and taking notice, and that very much includes us here in Great Britain, but how will Donald Trump affect UK prepping – will it be good for us or bad? Well …

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8th Bushcraft Magazine May Bank Holiday Meet

The 8th Bushcraft-Magazine May Bank Holiday Meet A Bushcraft Show Not To Missed…. On the weekend of the first May Bank Holiday, this year falling on 28th April – 1st May, the Bushcraft Magazine is holding its eigth annual gathering in Egerton, near Ashford in Kent. The May Meet is a great opportunity to book …

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Essential Survival Aids – Cooking Stoves

ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL AIDSCooking StovesOne of the top 5 survival skills is being able to procure your food and then be able to successfully cook that food.​Fortunately, nowadays there are many survival aids which will allow you to do just that with relative ease. Modern design, and high quality manufacturing materials, means it is possible to …

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