Category Archive: Prepping

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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How To Tie Knots For Survival Essential Prepping Skill

How To Tie Knots For Survival Essential Prepping Skillit is well worth learning this skill – knowing how different knots can be used in different circumstances will make sure you remain safe and secure. Some knots can be adapted for many situations and are multi-functional, whilst other are very specific to a certain task – either …

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Bushcraft Skills V Prepping Equipment

Bushcraft Skills V Prepping Equipment Prepping and Bushcraft go hand in hand, they overlap in so many areas it hard to see how they can exist without each other. Going back to the very early ages, man had no prepping equipment at all, all the tools were either found or improvised from natural objects in …

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Top Survival Foods You Must Store When SHTF For Prepping And Survival

Top Survival Foods You Must Store When SHTF For Prepping And Survival My list of top survival foods you must stockpile and store before the SHTF.Also bear in mind the fact that your food stockpile is not all about waiting for the SHTF – no way. In fact a good food storage system will cover …

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What Is OPSEC

What Is OPSEC..? OPSEC is a military term that’s often used in the prepping and survival world? It stands for: Operations Security or Operational Security and is a measure of whether critical information can be passed on or leaked to a third party.In a nutshell it’s all about making sure none of the bad guys …

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Building A Supply Stash For Hunkering Down And Bugging In

The Importance Of Building A Supply Stash For Hunkering Down And Bugging In Everyone should have at least one months food and supplies stored in their homes before the SHTF If your one of the hundreds of thousands of citizens who haven’t got yourself at least one months supplies of food and equipment, then it’s …

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How To Prepare For A Terrorist Attack

How To Prepare For A Terrorist Attack This article has taken me quite a while to write, with a lot of research and hopefully will benefit all you preppers, both old and new, out there in the UK. In essence, no one can really prepare for any form of terrorism. But what you can do is …

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Simple Safe Water Purification

Simple Safe Water Purification Methods For Preppers Water is life – simple as that really. Unless your super human, lasting much more than three days without water spells death, and a quite unpleasant one at that. So what is one of the best and easiest ways to achieve Safe Water Purification?​ There are plenty of …

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Top 5 Prepping Items Every Female Prepper Should Have

Guest Article By: Emma Walsh At last, Female Preppers are on the riseno longer is it the domain of the macho man to save the word. Without a doubt, over the years prepping has been a very much male orientated pastime. With a view that women just can’t hack it. But, for you die hard …

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Over The Counter Essential Preppers Medicines

Over The Counter Essential Preppers Medicines In a SHTF situation my first response would be to ram raid the nearest chemists…! Without some of the simplest medication in your stockpile you are reducing your chances of survival by a huge amount.So ask yourself: is it really worth stockpiling over-the-counter (OTC) drugs?My answer to that is …

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Prepping The Best Family Hobby Ever

Prepping – The Best Family Hobby Ever Prepping, for a lot of people, starts of as a tiny spark of your conscience  telling you that just maybe you should have a few ‘back up’ items in your home, just in case.You might see a few disturbing things on the TV and wonder, could they happen …

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Citizen Survivors Handbook | Book Review

The Citizen Survivor’s Handbook Available from:The Amazon Book Store Kindle Edition & Paperback CITIZEN SURVIVOR’S HANDBOOK”Post Apocalyptic Humour At Its Best”BOOK REVIEWThe Citizen Survivor’s Handbook’ is a work of fiction. However, it is heavily influenced by the propaganda published in Britain during the 1940s.During this time, particularly after the British evacuation of Dunkirk, there was …

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Preparing For Winter And Bad Weather

Preparing For Winter And Bad WeatherAre You Ready For A Cold Winter?If the recent winter weather predictions pan out, we are in for a VERY COLD winter. The Met office is warning that the recent bad weather is a big indicator of what’s to come and could very easily be the start of one of …

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Prepping Home Defence Plan For UK Preppers

Prepping Home Defence Plan For UK PreppersAs a UK Prepper you must have a solid Home Defence Plan Even the most uneducated person can see the sense in having insurance for an unknown situation. Everyone knows how important it is to try and plan for events that could effect your family and your way of …

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Prepper Burnout and Fatigue

Do You Suffer From Prepper Burnout and Fatigue ? Overthinking & Overplanning your prepping plan is the most common reason for Prepper Burnout and Fatigue ​Why do we all prep? The reasons may differ, but the basic concept is universally the same – we are prepping in case something disastrous happens. We prep to be ready. …

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Top 5 Doomsday Scenarios

Top 5 Doomsday Scenarios Are You Really Prepared For A Doomsday Apocalypse.?  The whole idea of a doomsday apocalypse is nothing new – throughout history there have always been a threat looming just over the horizon that will wipe out mankind. Every part of history has had its own ‘Doomsday Ideas’ that were supposed to …

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Three Simple Yet Effective Rain Water Harvesting Methods

​ Three Simple Yet Effective Rain Water Harvesting Methods Let’s face it, life is not perfect and in fact, at times it can be pretty harsh and cruel, and unfortunately, that means that disaster can potentially strike at any time. These disasters in question could come in a variety of different forms, including: Natural disasters, …

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Top 10 Prepping Mistakes

What are the Top 10 Prepping Mistakes every Prepper makes? Don’t fall into these basic Prepping errors  There is literally thousands of pages of information about prepping on the internet today. This makes joining the prepping community easier than ever. If your a newbie prepper it is very easy to fall into an information overload trap …

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Prepping For Financial Collapse

 Prepping For Financial Collapse  Following on from my article on ‘Preppernomics’, I will share with you what steps I took, over a five year period to prepare for a UK economic collapse. I took a long deep look at what expenses and luxuries drained my monthly pay check the most, and then worked down the …

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How To Survive an UK Economic Collapse

How To Survive an UK Economic Collapse Is it really possible to prepare and survive a UK economic collapse?  You can get yourself ready and prepared to weather through this economic disaster We call it Preppernomics.  I’m not a doom and gloom merchant, but the writings been on the wall for some time now and there’s no …

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How to Stop Bleeding Quickly using Black Pepper

How to Stop Bleeding Quickly using Black Pepper Simple, Easy and Inexpensive – Survival 1st Aid Making sure you are carrying all the essentials for survival is not easy. In fact, it’s pretty much impossible. So we do the best we can under given circumstances.Ensuring there’s enough food and water are a big concern, unfortunately …

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Prepping Bookshop

Prepping Bookshop    We have put together a bookshop of Prepping books. These books cover all forms of survival, divided up into the various survival categories. In a disaster scenario, you may well have not access to technology and that means the internet… An awful lot of people depend on the internet for there most basic …

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Big Prepping Year Ahead

Big Prepping Year Ahead Happy New Year Fellow Preppers.  Each new year brings some fresh challenges to us preppers. Not least is planning out the year ahead and how to make the most of our available time. There’s survival and bushcraft shows to go to. There’s bug out practice and kit bag improvements to be …

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Top 10 Prepping E Books

Top 10 Prepping E Books E-Books, and especially E Books for the Kindle reader are the number one, modern way to collect and read books. There are literally millions of books on the E Book format now and all ready for download. One of the good spin offs from the conventional hardback cover book that takes up hundreds …

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UK Prepping Facts

UK Prepping Facts Today I want to share some prepping facts with you. Nothing too fancy, just some simple figures to give you an idea of the way prepping is going in the UK today. As you may well know, the UK Preppers Guide website has been up and running for just over two years …

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What’s the use of prepping?

What’s the use of prepping? If I’ve heard it once I’ve heard it a thousand times – “what’s the use of prepping?” Well, in the old days I used to try and convince people that it’s a good idea and they should prep for the unknown. But like anyone who is ignorant of a subject, …

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Legal Air Rifle & Air Gun Law | What Is The UK Law

Air Rifle & Air Gun Law in the UK What you can, and cannot do with an air rifle are very strictly laid down in the UK law. In 2011 the UK Laws on airguns were amended and are the current standard to work from. As with most firearms the duty of care is very …

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