Archive | December, 2011

The One-Day Emergency Prep Plan

I know tons of people who haven’t prepped because they have big plans and just can’t seem to get started. If you’re one of those people, this plan is for you. Follow these 10 easy steps to get ready for an ice storm, a blackout, or an economic meltdown. Just a few hours’ work can make the difference between life and death.

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Why the RINOs Want Romney

Why Mitt Romney is the choice of the Republican establishment If you’re a Tea Party person, you’re probably disgusted with Romney as the choice of the Republican establishment, but it’s not hard to understand why they want him; in a Romney-Obama matchup, it’s win-win for the statists. If Romney wins the election, nothing much will […]

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SD – 19 Dec. 2011

Blizzard in the Southwestern Plains. This storm is expected to dump snow through Tuesday night. If you’re prepped, a blizzard can be cozy. Just be sure you’re able to provide heat if you lose power. If you’re stuck in a vehicle, beware of carbon monoxide poisoning. Snow drifts can block the exhaust; if you run […]

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Surviving Daily – 16 Dec. 2011

Government to monitor all internet activity via new Cybersecurity bill. This is what happens when you entrust the state with your protection. Look for your security to actually decrease — be prepared. Nine years of off-grid living. A great article from Basically, this guy’s cost of installing his solar panels and propane generator were […]

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Surviving Daily – 15 Dec. 2011

Gun sales up 32% more than this time three years ago. If Obama gets re-elected, he’s going to implement the biggest crackdown on civilian firearm ownership ever seen in this country. His administration has already mounted a criminal assault on the Second Amendment — Fast and Furious. SnoMan’s recommendation — buy guns and ammo. Be […]

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Surviving Daily – 14 Dec. 2011

Ron Paul closing on Gingrich in Iowa polls. It’s no wonder — he’s the only candidate with a dedicated, consistent focus on liberty. Only his unpopular non-interventionist foreign policy is holding him back. But if he wins the nomination, look for the Republican establishment to run an independent — they’d rather have Obama for a […]

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Surviving Daily

New at Survival News Online: Surviving Daily Introducing our new, mostly-every-day survival blog category. This will include notes, blurbs, links, and brief commentary on issues of interest to survivalists, preppers, scouts, campers, outdoor enthusiasts, and really anyone concerned about the way things are in this world. Topics will range from anything to everything. The name […]

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The 5.11 TDU Tactical Pants

Survivalists, preppers, scouts, campers, and outdoor enthusiasts need rugged, comfortable pants, and the ripstop 5.11 TDU (Tactical Dress Uniform) pants fit the bill. They look good and can be worn everywhere. In fact, I wear mine nearly all the time these days.

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The Double Becket Hitch

Tying and Using the Double Becket Bend

The Double Becket Bend is one of the most useful and important knots you’ll use in a wide variety of survival or emergency situations. It is considered so essential that the Ashley Book of Knots lists it as number 1. It is easy to learn, and it applies in many situations. Best of all, it has that most important characteristic of all good knots — it is easy to untie.

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Cold Weather Survival Tips

Tips for cold weather While working on the next installment of emergency shelter articles (Intro and Basics), I decided to bring you these cold weather survival tips. In cold weather you face the danger of hypothermia, which is when your core temperature drops too low for normal metabolic function. But one way to freeze is […]

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Surviving at Disney

SnoMan is surviving a trip to Disney in the SnoMobile. It’s fun, and the weather’s great, and everything Disney does is over-the-top in quality…. but have no fear, he’ll be back home soon.

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