Dave, the SouthernPrepper1, gives a walkabout tour of his property in South Carolina.
Topic-wise, he covers a lot of ground, including
Like I said, all over the place. It’s a great insight into the lifestyle of dedicated prepper family.
[Update] Dave has made significant improvements since this video. It’s well worth subscribing to his channel.
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When we first began prepping, collecting gear seemed the obvious way to start. Spent more money than I probably should have. I wanted all the newest, the latest cutting-edge “shiny things”. It was a newbie error.
Make no mistake: you need survival gear. But owning it and knowing how to use it are very different things.
And, you also need the info on what is a must-have item today … and a good add-on item to be purchased later.
Here’s the premise of this article: bugging in is not an option. You have to leave your home or apartment. There are armed, occupying forces (national and/or foreign) moving into your town and neighborhood.
If you don’t leave, you risk harsh imprisonment and/or death.
Is this “Red Dawn” scenario likely? Maybe not. Is it possible? Most certainly.
Following a preparedness lifestyle can be difficult. You understand it’s something you should be doing, but the daily “normal” routines take precedence: work, children, laundry, meals, …
Sometimes it’s just hard to find the time to practice a new skill or become proficient with a particular tool. Where’s the extra time and energy to prep properly?
Then there’s the issue of money: funds for gear, for stockpiling items, and for training. And what about “stockpiling” money for the same emergencies you’re supposedly prepping for?