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Will Your Gear Work When Needed?

So here it is. You have been gathering gear to use for the day when you truly need it. Now, that day has come and what happens? It doesn’t work! The LED flashlights you packed in your bug-out bag, the GPS you had which stored all your “locations” doesn’t work because the batteries are dead. So, what happens now? Being prepared is not just about having a bag or cache full of gear, but it is about being able to overcome the obstacles you may face with gear that works. I know I was a little drastic in the beginning, but when...

TEOTWAWKI – What Does It Mean To You?

We have seen the acronym TEOTWAWKI everywhere. We know it stands for “the end of the world as we know it”, but what does it really mean to you? What is your end of the world scenario? Let’s explore some of the different scenarios which could be any individual’s apocalyptic scenario. With the recent economic down turn, the American dream has faded away for many people. With families losing their homes, cars, savings, and in some cases, their children’s college fund; some of these folks believe it is the end of the world. I know some...

Ultimate Bug Out Kit

If you have not prepared a bug-out bag, you should give some of the kits from BugOutKit.com a look. One of their kits is the Ultimate Bug Out Kit. It appears to not only contain some vital necessities, but it also has some space in the bag for your personal items. If you are looking for a pre-packaged kit, give the ultimate kit a look. This kit contains the following: Food and Water: 6 Boxes of Aqua Blox Water Boxes 6 – 400 Calorie Food Bars (2400 Calories) 10 Water Purification Tablets – each tablet purifies 1 liter of water Light...

New Book: “Survivors” by James Wesley, Rawles

Today is the release of the new book from James Wesley, Rawles; “Survivors”. If you have read Mr. Rawles’ first book “Patriots”, then this book will be on your list. We look forward to reading it and providing a review. You can order your copy from here.

Preppers: Which Type Are You?

The term Prepper, is defined through Wikipedia as; “A “survivalist” or “prepper” is an individual or group that prepares or makes preparations in advance of, or prior to, any change in normal circumstances or lifestyle without significant reliance on other persons or without substantial assistance from outside resources”. There is more to the definition, but I just wanted to give you a brief synopsis. It is my belief that there are different types of preppers out there and they cannot be thrown into one category....

A New Beginning

Hello everyone and welcome to Prepper Central. This is our new site, but not a new concept. The term “Prepper” has many meanings and it also depends on who you ask. We have created this site to not only educate the general public about preparedness, but to make this a learning process for us as well. While there is a mountain of events or incidents one can prepare for, we will try to cover the realistic events which may occur by the problems plaguing society today. From terrorism to natural disasters, we will provide the information...

Welcome

Welcome to the new home for Prepper Central. Please excuse our dust. We will start posting some great information very soon!!