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Dark: Eight Observations & One Big Question Following Recent Power Outage

Instant black. Instant quiet. One second I was writing a description for an upcoming 3BY Podcast, the next second I was sitting in my recliner, keyboard in hand, staring out into absolute blackness.  I grabbed my phone and clicked the… Continue Reading

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Paranoid Prepper: Clearing The Air About Prepper Communications

Introduction to Radio Communications I am not an expert on Radio communications, but I keep seeing questions on prepper forums with incorrect responses, so I decided to put together a little primer on the subject for my faithful readers, both… Continue Reading

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Gun Review: Chiappa Little Badger Survival Rifle

I am posting short gun reviews for “survival guns” that I own and use, from my own personal perspective. The views expressed are my own, and I will pull no punches… these are guns I own and shoot, and I… Continue Reading

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How to use FEMA as a tool to quietly spread the word about prepping

I’m warning you right up front, this article uses the “F” word repeatedly. FEMA. There, I said it.  Federal Emergency Management Agency. “Those people”. If you are reading this, you already know that we need to prep. One of the… Continue Reading

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Paranoid Prepper: How to be a Gray Man!

How to be a Gray Man! Salty suggested writing about being a Gray Man.  He asked the wrong guy.  After all, here I am blabbing about the subject all over the Internet.  First rule of being a Gray Man is… Continue Reading

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My Prepping No-No: I’ve Made The Same Mistake Over & Over, Don’t You Make It Too!

I”ve made many prepping mistakes over the years, and hopefully I have learned from at least most of them There’s one that I have made over and over, and yet I have to struggle every day not to make it… Continue Reading

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Perspective: Revisiting why nobody needs to be SuperPrepperSurvivalistNinja™

I’m not a SuperPrepperSurvivalistNinja™. I’m kinda old, I’m carrying around far too many pounds (I’m working on that), and I’m not an aggressive go-getter killing machine. You probably aren’t either… at least, I HOPE you aren’t.  I’ve decided to revisit this… Continue Reading

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PrepperNomics 107: Why do prices fluctuate so wildly?

This is the first part in a prepper’s economics series here on 3BY by Paranoid Prepper. Living near New York City, some of you might suspect that I work in the local industry, finance.  I do, but I am not… Continue Reading

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Salty’s Gun Review: North American Arms .22 Magnum Convertible w/Holster Grip  

NNA .22MAG revovler

Welcome to another edition of Salty’s Gun Review. The views expressed are my own, and I will pull no punches… these are guns I own and shoot, and I will address them from a “prepping/survival perspective”. I am reviewing one… Continue Reading

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The Reluctant Spouse, Part III: When the Reluctance Isn’t About Reason

Millennial Gothic - A comment on today's society

In previous posts of this series (Part 1, & Part 2), we’ve talked about how to approach the topic of prepping with a reluctant spouse, and some talking points to counter some of the common objections. There’s even a podcast meant to… Continue Reading

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Podcast: Preppers, Play This Podcast To Your Reluctant Spouse

In this special podcast from Salty & Spice, we talk not to our brother & sister preppers but rather to their reluctant spouses. All too often the prepper sees this: While his or her spouse is like this:   Here’s… Continue Reading

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Huge Prepper Mistake: “I hate (______________), they can starve for all I care!”

Duck & Cover Drill

I admit it, there are some groups of people I really don’t care for. There are people of certain political views that I think are idiots for thinking that stuff. With so many religions in the world (and sects among… Continue Reading

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Solar Storms: Not If, But When & How Bad?

The week this article was written we had a Sun Spot that caused massive solar eruptions. The “Sun has gone wrong and scientists don’t know why” the headlines read.  NASA has some great pictures using cameras made out of pure… Continue Reading

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Four Reasons Why Bolt & Lever Action .22’s Are A Better Survival Choice

Ask any group of preppers what the number 1 prepper survival long gun on the planet is, and doubtless some version or other of the ubiquitous Ruger 10/22 semi-auto rifle will be at or near the top of the list. … Continue Reading

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Paranoid Prepper: You Can Prepare Anywhere!

You Can Prepare Anywhere By now you may have realized there is a prepper myth that I just don’t agree with.  The idea is that urban centers, and perhaps other locales, are simply impossible to survive in if SHTF.  I… Continue Reading