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Clore Automotive line-up is extensive. This article focuses on two models—JNCXFE and JNCAIR. The term Murphy’s Law describes a simple but often neglected concept—what can go wrong, will go wrong. At first glance, this appears to be nothing more than doom-and-gloom thinking. But in a… Read More


Cooler Shock Ice Packs are a high-performance ice alternative that save money, weight, space, and hassle. You can buy them ready to use, or fill them with water when they arrive.During an extended power outage, options for even basic refrigeration are often severely limited. Here… Read More

Hurricane Irma: Lessons Learned

Preparedness is not a hobby practiced by the lunatic fringe in advance of a zombie apocalypse or biblical end times. Preparedness is a sensible lifestyle choice for anyone who wants to survive the array of natural disasters that strike the United States every year. 2017 was particularly brutal, with devastating… Read More

HOMELAND SECURITY: Measures To Make Your Home Safer

Keep all bushes, hedges, and other vegetation well-trimmed to deprive bad guys of hiding places.For most of us, our homes are a sacred place of peace and comfort and hopefully the one setting where we can shut out the stress and madness of the outside… Read More

Going Retro: Bolt Guns for Preppers

“When we get to the end of the world as we know it, the last man standing on the slag heap will be a gray-haired guy with a Model 98 Mauser.” — Louis Awerbuck Older .22s are good value, very effective, and shoot all .22… Read More

Shades of the Gray Man: Blend in and Survive

MOLLE webbing and Velcro pouches are ideal for attaching and securing gear, but this type of bag also attracts a lot of unwanted attention. While very practical and effective for carrying gear and supplies, these “tactical” looking products significantly increase the risk of getting noticed.Imagine… Read More

Ten Bug-Out Bag Essentials: Repairs on the Go

Bugging out can be difficult and full of hazards. But it’s a reality that many people in Texas and Florida had to confront head on this year. Someday you may have to. When that moment arrives, you’ll need to be prepared, and you’ll have to move quickly. It will… Read More

Crisis Cuisine: Long-Term Food Storage

Having access to long-term food stores can definitely increase your chances for survival in even the most serious crisis situations. But storing that much food is not without its complications, and can also become very expensive. Figuring out what to store and how to store it can often be the most difficult part of the entire process. Let’s take a look at the basics of long-term food security, with specific emphasis on tips, ideas, and suggestions to help you start making your preparations, while also saving some serious money. Read More

Against All Odds: Improvised Survival Gear

In every corner of the world that I’ve explored, I’ve found garbage or junk of some sort. Even in places I was sure were considered “pristine wilderness,” there was trash. Finding junk worthy of survival is a practice all its own, but finding it is just the beginning. At the same time, common everyday items can often be turned into survival gear by using a little ingenuity. Read More