Is an AR in .308 Suitable for Prepping and Survival?

For prepping and survival purposes, an AR-15 type rifle is eminently useful. The typical AR-15 takes .223/5.56 ammunition. Uppers are available (as well as complete rifles) in other calibers. But the bullet length, bullet weight, and powder capacity of the … Continue reading

Foods to Avoid: Brazil Nuts

Nuts are an excellent food to add to your food stores. Most nuts are highly nutritious, offering plenty of protein and healthy fat, as well as some vitamins and minerals. But not every type of nut is healthy. Brazil nuts … Continue reading

Self-Defense Pistol Sights: Red Dot or Iron?

Some students at Norwich University (“America’s Oldest Military College”) did a scientific study comparing two types of pistol sights: the Trijicon RMR red dot sight and iron sights, both on a Glock G19. The point of the study was to … Continue reading

Weekly Survival Reader: March 10-14

It’s time for another installment of Prep-Blog’s weekly prepping and survival reader, with interesting blog posts, articles, products, and news of interest to preppers. By the way, if you like Prep-Blog.com, vote for the site by clicking the “Top Prepper … Continue reading

Superfoods for Preppers: Carrots

I wouldn’t attempt to grow rice or wheat. The harvested crop needs to be threshed and hulled. It’s too much work for a food that is inexpensive to buy and easy store. On the other hand, carrots are a difficult … Continue reading

GMO-Free Food for Prepping and Survival

If you are trying to eat healthy and also prepping for various survival scenarios, you may have difficulty finding food for storage that is GMO-free (free from genetically-altered crops). Our advertiser, Ready Made Resources, has a new line of 100% … Continue reading

Entitlement to Social Security benefits is NOT contractual right

Will social security benefits be available to you when you retire? If you are already receiving benefits, will those benefits continue? Not necessarily. Congress, in its drafting of the laws that govern social security, and the U.S. Supreme Court in … Continue reading

The End of Commerce As We Know It: Epic Internet Fail

What if the internet were to fail? Hypothetically, what would happen to commerce if we could no longer buy stuff online. Suppose that some remnant of the internet survives, but online purchasing is broken. This post is not about how … Continue reading

Weekly Survival Reader: March 3-7

It’s time for another installment of Prep-Blog’s weekly prepping and survival reader, with interesting blog posts, articles, products, and news of interest to preppers. By the way, if you like Prep-Blog.com, vote for the site by clicking the “Top Prepper … Continue reading

Which Supplements Should You Store? Selenium

Not every vitamin or mineral supplement is good for your health. Generally-speaking, the best way to obtain the nutrients that you need for survival and good health is from your food. But selenium is an exception to that rule. The … Continue reading

Superfoods for Preppers: Soybeans

Storing food is all well and good. But the ability to grow food will improve your diet when the SHTF and the commercial food supply is disrupted. (Disaster Scenarios that Disrupt the Food Supply) That is why I’m offering a … Continue reading

Weekly Survival Reader: Feb 24-28

It’s time for another installment of Prep-Blog’s weekly prepping and survival reader, with interesting blog posts, articles, products, and news of interest to preppers. By the way, if you like Prep-Blog.com, vote for the site by clicking the “Top Prepper … Continue reading