Bartering Post Collapse: The Good, The Bad

barter2Before money, tangible goods were ‘money’.  Bartering is the act of trading something of value for something else of value.   For thousands of years, bartering goods has been a way to obtain goods (or services) needed.

The concept is simple; if someone had something you needed and you had something they needed, everyone came up with a swap agreement where all parties were satisfied with the trade.

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The Scenario No One Wants To Think About

2A scenario to ponder: You’ve spent countless hours learning a life time’s worth of information and skills on how to keep your family safe after TSHTF.  You’ve spent thousands of dollars for all of the gear necessary to make it through almost any SHTF event imaginable.

You’ve spent hours upon hours learning how to use all that gear effectively and efficiently so you can take care of your family if the need ever arose.

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3 Best Ways To Avoid Being In A Riot

riot2With all of the civil unrest going on in the nation nowadays, I thought I’d do a post on the 3 best ways to avoid being in a riot.  Information is the key.

There is no telling how many times people have ventured straight into trouble by not being informed.  A while back, I wrote a post called Informational Awareness.  The post was basically about staying tuned in to events so you won’t be caught by surprise.

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These Diseases Will Be Common After The SHTF

bio2Modern medicine really is a thing to behold. Most Americans take it for granted every day.  If we feel sick, we can usually go see a doctor relatively fast and get some sort of modern ‘wonder drug’ and start feeling better quickly in many instances.

However, this wasn’t always the case.  Back in the 1700’s through the early part of the 1900’s, many diseases that are easily treated today were potential death sentences.

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Weekend Preparedness Video: Homemade Tomahawk

Today’s preparedness video link is how to make a tomahawk from a large wrench.  This is pretty cool and would definitely require some blacksmithing equipment and skills.

Here is the link:

Forging a Tomahawk from a Wrench

Weekend Preparedness Video: Natural Spring

Today’s weekend preparedness video link is a 4 part series about developing a natural spring with Engineer775 (Scott Hunt) of Practical Preppers.

Here is the link:

WROL Spring Development PT1
WROL Spring Development PT2
WROL Spring Development PT3
WROL Spring Development PT4