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A big pot of stew.

The Pluses and Minuses of Feeding People After the SHTF

You have lots of food stored up, but can you afford to feed others after the SHTF? What about the health and welfare of your family?
My latest project, an AR-15 style pistol

I Built an AR Pistol this Weekend

Every prepper should know how to build an AR-15 or similar gun. It's easy if you have the right tools and a little know-how.
An AR15 carbine. Photo by STNGR Industries on Unsplash.

This is a Great Time to Buy a Gun

This is a great time to buy a gun and stock up on ammo. Prices are low and ammo is plentiful. Who knows when that will happen again.
New contents for our caches

Stocking the Hidden Prepper Caches

I purchased some additional prepping supplies to add calories and trauma first aid items to our caches. We'll be hiding them soon.
FTX going down in flames

What Preppers can Lear from the Collapse of FTX

FTX was apparently off the rails for some time but no one knew it until it wrecked. Let's make sure your life isn't like that.
Ammo box

Should I Buy Food or Ammo?

Should you spend your prepper dollars on food or ammo? Read this to see what I did with my $250.
A gray day with dead, brown plants

Heading into the Gray Days of Winter

The pretty autumn leaves have given way to dead, brown oak leaves and gray skies as the fun days of fall give way to the gray days of winter
Cache options

Building Caches for the Worst Case Scenario

Some caches are for bugging out. Pete is building homestead defense caches to sustain and rearm him while he fights back.
Stacks of ammo cans

Ammo Cans and Homestead Defense

Storing ammo in .50-caliber ammo cans keeps it dry and allows you to grab a few and throw them into your car if you need to bug out.
Dirty baffles from a partially disassembled Banish 30 suppressor

Cold Weather, More Suppressor Fun, and Augason Farms

After the cold weather sets in, Pete tackles the surprisingly difficult job of cleaning his suppressor and does some online shopping.