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When you take up prepping as a lifestyle, you’ll find there is always something you need. It seems like that shopping list grows and grows until it stretches to the horizon: equipment, provisions, training, land, gear, weapons. There is always some weakn...

When the time comes to bug out or just catch a little time and the great outdoors, you’ll need a reliable shelter option that can help keep you warm and keep any bad weather off of you when it is time to catch a little rest. The two most popular options...

Camping is an activity that most folks will prepare for at some point. Be it a fun recreational activity, a practice run for various skills that must be kept sharp or an actual, live event, sometimes you just need to get away from it, all and chill out in...

Idaho is a remarkably good state when it comes to pepper spray laws because they basically “don’t have any”! That is not entirely true, of course, as the criminal misuse of pepper spray can still get you into big trouble, but they do not institute any ma...

When it comes to pepper spray laws, Montana is among the friendliest places there is. The state has vanishingly few if any restrictions concerning civilian acquisition, possession, and use of defensive sprays in self-defense. Civilians may select any typ...

The more you camp, the more you learn tips and tricks from other people, and modify your camp set up to be as comfortable as possible without adding too much weight either to your backpack or to your vehicle. It’s often trial and error… You come home and...

Tennessee: Fast Facts on Trespassing Trespass Law Covers: Buildings, dwellings, land, vehicles. Crime Class: Misdemeanor. Fencing Required?: Yes, if no signage/paint markings present. Signage Required?: Yes, if no fencing/barriers to entry prese...

West Virginia has self-defense laws that are broadly consistent with other laws found throughout the greater American South and Appalachian region. A stand-your-ground provision is not included separately, but the effect of such a provision is more or les...

It is a sad state of affairs in Virginia. What was once a solid and dependable state concerning the Second Amendment and self-defense in general has, in the past decade, been infiltrated and laid low by duplicitous leftist sentiment that has resulted in a...

Seasoned peppers know that a big part of maintaining personal readiness is keeping a few choice gear selections handy pretty much round the clock. At home, at the office, or on the road, there are some things that are universally useful no matter what the...

The Essentials Illegal on Public Property Without Security Clearance: Knife with blade over 3”, Switchblade, Stiletto, Dirk, Dagger, Hatchet, Axe, Any other deadly or dangerous weapon Illegal to Sell, Make, Buy or Possess with intent to use unlawful...

Throughout my travels in and around the prepping sphere, I have noticed that there is a curious or perhaps not so curious sentiment among folks that are not preppers themselves concerning our collective outlook. These people seem to think, based on depic...

Louisiana is another highly permissive state when it comes to civilian carry and overall possession of defensive sprays. Civilians may have any formulation they choose so long as it is not designed to inflict serious bodily injury or death, and similarly...

You’ve probably thought a lot about what you’re going to do when the time comes to run away from a bad situation. The notion of abandoning your home and heading for safer ground when things get really desperate is something of a trope in prepping. But ha...

Vehicles are an integral part of many preppers’ survival plans for facing down an SHTF situation. Unfortunately, in that context most vehicles will only continue to function as they do in our normal day-to-day lives: as a taxi or a bus, taking us from poi...

Pennsylvania is a state with hardly any pepper spray laws to speak of on the books, and aside from a definition for “tear or noxious gas”, and its related use in the busting of labor disputes, it does not restrict citizens from purchasing, possessing, or...

The Essentials Legal to Carry Openly: Open carry of knives not expressly forbidden Illegal to Carry Concealed: Dirk, Bowie knife, Switchblade, Ballistic knife, Machete, Razor, Throwing star, Oriental dart, Any weapon of like kind* Virginia...

There is a piece of prepper lore that tells us water from a natural source that is fast-moving, bubbling, or rapid is safe to drink from. Conversely it informs us that we should never drink from slow moving, nearly still or standing water. If you consider...

Connecticut: Fast Facts on Trespassing Trespass Law Covers: Buildings, dwellings, land, vehicles. Crime Class: Misdemeanor Fencing Required?: Yes, for certain scheduled crimes if sign not posted. Signage Required?: Yes, for certain scheduled cri...

If you are a DIY sort of person, you have probably already dealt with charging your vehicle’s battery when it goes dead. It is an entirely common problem and one that every driver should know how to handle. Unfortunately Mother Nature sometimes conspires...