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I live in Southern California, in a largely urban environment somewhere east of Los Angeles, and northeast of San Diego. When I think of the reasons I prepare, as a California resident, I think of three major factors: earthquakes, wildfires, and my proximity to a major nuclear power plant. These are a few of the [...]
I often hear references to redundancy when it comes to prepping. Quite a number of people say “two is one… one is none.” In other words, if you only have one of any particular item, you might as well not have any. If you lose that one item, or use it without having the ability [...]
About one year ago, I was “surfing” around YouTube, and I stumbled upon episodes of Dual Survival with Dave Canterbury and Cody Lundin, and fell in love with the idea of Cody’s minimalist approach to survival. I spent a few weeks, gradually watching every episode that was available. It occurred to me that I was [...]
Fire is one of the most important and essential tools in human culture. The controlled use of fire dates back hundreds of thousands of years, as shown in archaeological evidence of hearths used by early man. Fire is used for warmth, light, and as a means of cooking food and warming beverages to keep core [...]
A few people have asked me to explain why I go by “Minimalist Prepper,” and what does it mean. I started getting into the preparedness and survival mode by watching Dual Survival with Dave Canterbury and Cody Lundin. I learned that Cody considers himself a minimalist, probably because he doesn’t have a lot of extra [...]
Liberty Training Rifle The Liberty Training Rifle(LTR) should be high on everyone’s preparedness list. There are three reasons why it is an essential item for survival. The general consensus is that either the Ruger 10/22 or the Marlin 795 can be outfitted to be a Liberty Training Rifle.