Aug 022017
 

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Aug 012017
 

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Aug 012017
 
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  • Jul 172017
     

    The online prepper community is, like the rest of the Internet, the target of scammers & predators. From time to time the admins here are made aware of people posting on the site who are targeting preppers in the hope of selling them places in communities that don’t exist or real estate deals that are nothing more than scams. (There are also sexual predators known to troll online forums – so please, take all care in information you divulge & in agreeing to “meets”)

    We do our best to investigate the warnings, taking the offending posts offline while we do. BUT, it’s not easy trying to get the facts from authorities re: ongoing investigations – or even getting them to confirm an investigation is in progress. Some of these ‘warnings’ talk about ‘a friend of a friend’ or ‘someone I know’ with little or no detail – making getting to the facts & the ability to verify any claims of wrongdoing by the poster, almost impossible.

    So do yourself a favor – before parting with your hard earned money – check out posters before parting with any money. Ask to talk with others who are happy investors/members, ask to visit these places they are selling – do your homework! The Internet is NOT a safe place & scammers prey on those who are naive, desperate & afraid. Don’t be a victim.

    We continue to try & keep this site as safe as we can, but predators will always find new ways to try to part you from your money!

    Aug 222017
     

    Good morning all, my name is Billy. I was looking for people to network with in regards to prepping. I’m not new to prepping but do still have a lot to learn. The wife and I are stationed in Yuma Arizona, but we are originally from GA. I love talking to preppers and sharing ideas. Please feel free to PM Regardless of where your located. “Stay humble”.

     Posted by at 3:03 am
    Aug 212017
     

    It took a lot of discussion to decide to do this, but we are open to accepting new members in the North Georgia area, specifically in the Gainesville area. We are not a vocal group, as is we are as low key as possible, and we expect any new members to follow that rule. Any new member will be on a probationary basis until voted in as a full member.

    If you are interested, please PM me

    Aug 192017
     

    Any preppers in MN? I’m new to prepping but I do know strength in numbers and I like getting ideas from others about best locations to go in MN, supplies and more. 🙂

     Posted by at 5:00 pm
    Aug 162017
     

    Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a meeting at Noon on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Bullards Beach State Park, 52470 Highway 101 North, Bandon, OR 97411.

    This month’s meeting will be skills building and practice. Knot tying, paracord usage, hobo/rocket stoves, bandanas, bug out bag inspection, outdoor shelters using tarps, map reading, etc.
    SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

    This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not to depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com

    Aug 132017
     

    Hello,

    My name is Miles, and I’m looking to join a group of apocalypse preppers in Connecticut or New York. The city isn’t far from where I live so transport is not a problem. I’m intelligent, resourceful, work well with a team, an dependable, and have survival skills and acess to a first aid kit. Please respond soon, so we can arrange a day and time to meet the group. Forgive me if this sounds informal, but I’ve never never tried to do anything like this before.

    -Miles

    Aug 122017
     

    Need to start now!

    I want to learn survival skills i.e.

    Trained in areas: farming, defense, health aid, building shelter, fishing, also how to purify water, cut wood, find out what to live off in the land. i.e. plants, fruits etc, learn energy sources and septic alternatives.

    OCT 2017 ..MAKING PLAN STARTS NOW

    Please email me asemorocco at yahoo dot com

    I will be moving to las vegas nv in October will need to meet like minded individuals who will be willing to communicate before arranging to meet in person.

    Thank you

    Aug 112017
     

    Skill Sets include the following: I currently work as RN in field of “infectious disease” during the week and as a “psychiatric” nurse on the weekends.  As such, I have intimate knowledge of infectious diseases that includes most of the pathogens ((viruses, bacteria, parasites, fungal, etc)) that plague the human species along with an intimate knowledge of psychiatric illness.  I am VERY familiar with antibiotics/antivirals/antifungals and their correct use.  I even have a store of antibiotics (for my fish and birds) and I am familiar with their correct administration.  I am an avid outdoorsman (although I don’t have the time to enjoy the out-of-doors as much as I would like too) and I am familiar with camping in various extreme settings and environments.  I am familiar (NOT AN EXPERT) in the the various things (camping gear) that is required to survive in the wilderness for a limited time frame.  I am still a “novice” at the concept of security…although I have received some training with Long-gun & pistol at FrontSight (in NV) suffice it to say that I know enough to know that I have a very long ways to go before I would call myself proficient in the use of firearms.  Although I have done some hunting in my time I am definitely NOT an expert at that either.  My fishing skills are better then average.  My knowledge of herbs and wild edibles is sorely lacking but I’m conducting some self-education in that field right now (my current focus).  We raise chickens, rabbits, and grow a garden…I have been involved in commercial gardening for much of my life…squash of various types and I know how to grow a garden, prepare soil, keep the bugs at bay, etc.  I am relatively physically fit (I work-out 5 out of 7 days on average) and (perhaps most important of all) mentally fit.  I have never been diagnosed with any mental condition or have had to resort to taking any type of psychiatric medication.  I am LDS…I follow the tenets of the gospel as taught by Jesus Christ…please be aware that I am ONLY interested in joining a group of similar people (you don’t have to be LDS…but yes, you have to have integrity, be honest, hard working, etc).  Please consider me for membership in your group…I am willing to entertain any invitation that is extended.  Please correspond with me via email: astridethecacophony [at] gmail [dot] com.  Thank you

    PS: I am currently is possession of the required gear to actively pursue my various hobbies, and professional pursuits.

    Aug 112017
     

    Small family looking for additional forces. Families would be best. We have a few acres out of town. Some livestock and fruit trees. Have been prepping for a few years. I feel we are running out of time. Not a lot of money just hard workers. We have a good location easily defensable. We are older our children are younger. Old fashion morals and principles. contact me atbarbqlver321atyahoodotcom

    Aug 062017
     

    We are in Alabama, We are looking for like minded pepper’s . Experienced or beginners who would be interested in joining a group. One who has been prepping for many years now fearing mostly a economic collapse, because of our national debt and the possible collapse of the dollar. We have also prepped for other problems as well. We are looking for like minded pepper’s who would possible wish to join us in forming a larger and more efficient group. We are wanting to push farther with our prepping. We have an extensive prepping set up already. We are wanting to put it over the top and become totally self reliable, renewable, and self sustaining. We have much to offer ones willing to work with us as a team. We also understand their is security in numbers. If you may be looking for a new home, a group to join or even a bug out location we hope to hear from you…

     Posted by at 11:48 am
    Aug 012017
     

    Hello

    My name is Ruth I am 60 and have 2 adult boys we have been preppers for better than 20 years.We are Christians and know the hour is very late .in the realm of birth pains and the world we are seeing and living in i would say we are crowning.We are honest ,loyal and loving people we are also hardy .strong and no pushovers.We take care of our own and others.My boys have a great number of advanced skills and would be an asset to any group.We forge and pay our own way no freeloaders here.WE are not rich but we are not poor.

    We have what we need to last for a long haul.We would like to find a group to add safety in numbers to our preps and to yours as well.If you have good land for your bug out local and you want to pick your new neighbors who are willing to pitch in and even buy an acre or two to help with cost and your investment let us know.

    contact us at ruth1958 [at] protonmail [dot] com

    please note for anyone seeing money signs we can not and will not be taken advantage of “promise”.

     Posted by at 7:43 am
    Jul 252017
     

    ​The City of Reedsport & the Douglas County Coast CERT Team are proud to present the upcoming:

    Disaster Preparedness Fair
    August 1st, 2017
    2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Lions Park, Reedsport
    cost: FREE

    exhibits, raffles, water filtration, bug out bags, essential oils, Red Cross safety, tsunami safety, pet preparedness, HAM radio, home hazard hunt, Cascadia Subduction Zone – what is it?

    Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com

    Jul 212017
     

    I am not a group or organization, nor do I teach any classes.  I am a Woodswoman/Survivalist seeking Survivalists and Preppers in their 30’s and 40’s.  I am located in Upper Marlboro, and looking for people with a lot of stamina, within reasonable distance for weekend excursions into the woods and possibly camping at some point.  Big game hunters and gun enthusiasts welcome.

    I believe that work compatibility is just as important for survival in the woods as skill set, which is why I am appealing to this age group.

    Jul 212017
     

    Hello, we are looking for families or individuals to join our group.

    We are offering a safe location to retreat to in the event of a crisis in exchange for help with security and everyday tasks.

    We have housing infrastructure in place for around 20-25 members on roughly 50 acres with gardens, orchard, chickens, off-grid power, defensive positions and back up water sources. Everything is setup and ready to go. There is also a written contract in place to protect everyone’s interests.

    Our members our expected to have at least a year supply of food, other supplies, personal defense and ammo. New members are given a timeline to acquire food and supplies to be fair to existing members. Everyone must be an asset and not a liability.

    We prep for anything that might make cause for martial law.  (Financial collapse, cyber-attack, epidemic, war, EMP, Carrington Event, major Cascadia earthquake or at New Madrid.)

    Please reply only if you live or are willing to move to within roughly 75 miles of Sandpoint, ID.

    We don’t meet in person right away, only after learning more about each other first through emails.

    If you would like to contact us we prefer if you use an encrypted email address such as Protonmail or Hushmail just for a little more security.

    If you are interested you can email us at js47783 [at] protonmail [dot] com

    Look forward to hearing from you.

    Jul 182017
     

    Hello, our group is in the Branson, Mo area and interested in speaking with people that have structured goals and prepping skills. We are army trained and police background so we need serious candidates that would enjoy 500 acres of ground. Looking for able bodied, likeminded individuals, couples and possibly families. Currently, we would like help with large scale gardening, animal care, chores, mowing etc, we have over 2 miles of river frontage and a park like setting. We do not need drama, issues or welfare recipients, all of us work 80+ hours at work and at our site.

    Further inquiries are face to face and we back ground check every person wishing to join us. We have over 18 years at this location and only intend to improve it. We can be reached at showmeacure at gmail dot com.

    Thanks,
    MJ

    Jul 142017
     

    I was recently with a prepper group. Like minded working on a complete off grid life. Gardens, fields, livestock all brought in. Wells drilled. Construction of buildings for housing, storage and livestock.

    What I brought to the group, 15 years combat medicine. An understanding of theoretical physics. Off the grid engineering. A medic is useful but only if you are injured. My knowledge of physics and engineering is what was most beneficial. Understanding how to build fuel cells. Using water to power a combustion engine. Building generators that were self powering, required no fuel once started. A generator powered by gravity (now this one been having output issues, works just not much energy)

    Other then basic maintenance and replacing worn parts, everything wears out in time. The generators and fuel cells were no cost. It allowed for things to be built more remote. Allowed for basic creature comforts. Allowed for construction of aquaponic systems. The cost to run pumps and lights negated.

    I am no longer with the group. Their direction becoming more militia style. Not my style, I prefer to remain unnoticed.

    Now, I am not looking for a particular group. In a position with friends of 20+ years. Individuals I trust with my life. I do still actively work on my little projects. Still build items, test items and work to better and get more out of them. Such as the fuel cell, attempting to build a grill/stove/fire place that burns water.

    What I offer to a group or individual is the ability to become more self sufficient and more off grid. I can and will consider building certain items. Obviously nothing is free, there is a materials cost, fair compensation for the time it takes.

    I have seen various groups, as mentioned was part of a group. I will not disclose my location for personal safety concerns. I will only meet in a public location of my choosing. And it is highly likely you would meet only a messenger.

    What I can do for you, off the grid. Provide electricity with no emissions. Little to no heat signature. Fuel cells (these are rather expensive to build, depending on what it is for extremely heavy). A smaller version can run a chain saw. Connecting your saw to the cell similar to having an electric saw. The power is not as great on the saw as gas, the fact powered by water a fair trade. Antenna systems…tv, wifi, radio. Glow lights, solar recharging glow sticks. No solar panels, I use chemicals that store solar energy, react with each other producing light. Stable fire starters, I have used a single tea spoon to start a fire using damp and green wood. Depending what your need is, I might be able to help. Maybe build a small cabin, trailer portable with a generator, water catchment, antenna. Toss in a wireless system to charge your cell phone or two way radio.

    Jul 142017
     

    We’re seeking someone with information gathering, surveillance and reconnaissance skills: we’re in need of a trained/experienced scout that can operate effectively within a forested environment; alone at times.  We have NVD & thermal imaging technology as well as suppression capabilities if need be available for your night ops.  We are located in the northern portion of the lower peninsula of Michigan in a very rural, hilly forested area.  SERE and similar training will be considered but no phonies or wannabes please: your credentials will be verified and your skills tested.  You will have to meet the minimum general requirements for membership.  Arriving with nothing but hungry mouths and the shirts on your backs is not an option.

    In return you will be welcomed into a well established group of excellent people with quality skills, prepped up beyond what most groups require and an excellent retreat sight for you and your family.  We have a medical unit of doctors & nurses.  Unless you’re a millionaire you won’t find a better, safer place for your yourself and included family.  For further information hmu…

    tscm120 [at] gmail [dot] com

    Jul 122017
     

    Hey everyone,

    Really new to this. I’ve always been all about making sure to save things and not be wasteful, and have emergency supplies “just in case.” With the way the world is going, though, I want to do something more palpable, focused, and purposeful. I know there’s plenty of preppers in Idaho in Boise and northward. I live in Southeastern Idaho, though, so I wouldn’t be opposed to getting input, help, advice, etc. from experienced people in Utah, Montana, or Wyoming, too.

    Thank you for adding me, I look forward to networking with you all.

    Christopher

    Jul 112017
     

    What my plan is, is to network with individuals. Get to know each other and build a rapport and friendship.  Start conducting some training classes etc.  As of right now I plan on bugging in.  But that could change depending on other group members’ locations.  Meaning, if other group members have a better location to bug out to and are willing to allow their location to be the designated BOL area.

    I’m 47, married with 3 children. We are Christian.  I spent 16 years in the Army and Michigan Army National Guard.  I worked 4 years as a correction officer and emergency response team member at a prison. Besides tactics, I worked as a Medical Specialist (medic).   We live in a rural area

    I figure that group members could pool their assets to make a retreat a better location. (Some items may be prepositioned.)  What belongs to you, belongs to you.  What is mine, stays mine.  Granted there is going to be some items that are pooled from all members like the group first aid kit or items used for training.  That way if a member quits or is dismissed, there is no arguing about what belongs to you.  I think that written agreements should be implemented so there is no confusion later.

    I think that one of the main priorities should be a year +/- worth of food for each member. All of this will take some time, some longer than others.  Since this is new, everything is subject to change.

    I am looking for a doctor, physician assistant, registered nurse, military to form a mutual assistance group for an emergency situation.  If you are proficient at gardening, canning meat and produce you will be an asset.  If you do not necessarily have any skills but have money for supplies you will be an asset.  There is safety in numbers.  So how about you, what is your background?

    Everyone must work towards the goal of one year of food in storage. Group members must chip in to purchase supplies that will be used by the group.  Group members must be willing to attend training such as firearms marksmanship, first aid, survival skills etc.  Everyone coming on board must be very dedicated, focused, self driven, be able to give their word and keep their word. Communication Security (COMSEC) is a must.  Everyone’s identity and personal information will be kept confidential.

    I believe the group should make decisions together (committee). No dictatorship.  I think there should be a figurehead for daily operation decision making but answer to the group committee.

    I am looking for people from the immediate Cadillac area. Preferably medically or militarily trained. All around handy man & gardening personnel also wanted.

    If this interests you then send an email to materielgeneral [at] yahoo [dot] com and tell me a little about yourself and what you can contribute to the group.

    Thank You

    UPDATE
    **********

    Our next meeting date is July 15, 2pm at the meeting room at Big Boy Restaurant.

    The first hour we will have a home defense class on pat down/frisk and handcuffing an intruder and if time allows some basic home defense techniques for firearms.

    2nd hour we will start having first aid classes.

    Next month will be a camp out and we will tryout bushcraft skills and other classes.

    Jul 112017
     

    Looking for self reliant hard working people. The time is getting shorter to be in a good place with good people.

    We think rocky mountain montana is a good place.  We are interested in meeting real people who live in the area or are contemplating moving . God helps the helpless but the rest of us have to chop wood and carry water.

    Looking at this ad it is a bit light on info. I could tell you all the things we have stockpiled for the last 25 years, the skills we have learned and the continuing self reliant things we are doing. But that wouldn’t probably impress the people that have not done things like dig a shelter, can produce, get a RN degree, work in a generator and ATV shop for 30 years, build a couple of houses from scratch and are currently raising a teenager. Plus laying out too much info is bad for opsec.

    Hit me up at montanabill08 (at) gmail (dot com)

     Posted by at 1:30 am
    Jul 072017
     

    Southwestern Oregon Preppers (SWOP) will be holding a meeting at Noon on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at COB Cottage Company, 94006 Ginger, Coquille, OR 97423.

    We will be learning how to build with COB. The word cob comes from an old English root meaning a lump or rounded mass. Cob building uses hands and feet to form lumps of earth mixed with sand and straw, a sensory and aesthetic experience similar to sculpting with clay. You will get dirty so wear appropriate clothing.

    SWOP meetings always start with a question and answer period before the main topic so all in attendance get a chance to participate.

    This is a free public meeting to get to know fellow local preppers in southwestern Oregon counties and to exchange information and ideas. It is important for individuals to understand that they will be “on their own” in the event of a disaster and not to depend on receiving outside help. Join Southwestern Oregon Preppers on Facebook and/or meetup.com

    Jul 032017
     

    our group of dedicated Bible believing Christians has found land for securing an underground shelter. The land has a “half built” “bunker” on it. 60 x 35 feet 15′ high walls.. reinforced cement.
    go to our web site, get the details and sign up with us if you think our community is what you are looking for to avoid the dangers just around the corner.
    www.Oz-Landers.com

     Posted by at 8:14 am
    Jun 272017
     

    Hello

    We have a great deal of practice at being part of the group, we have lived with 4  preper groups 2 groups for just over a year each, one group for two years and a long term for 6 years.

    We left on good terms with each and that is no small undertaking.Their is no perfect family and no perfect group.We have been witness to some of the most interesting group dynamics.Family,marriage,groups each is a commitment day by day a decision that this is what i will work at and this is were i wish to be.     We have never been kicked out or asked to leave any group. We have worked very hard with others to build their infrastructure log cabins,crops,wells,solar power even under ground storm shelters ”bunkers”

    What we want

    A serious and real group of for the most part like minded  people who wish to learn from one and other teach one and other, train together  of course with in reason  for what could be very interesting and trying times ahead or what do we prep for?    We wish to join an established group who want to add to their security, their workforce and their skill sets .We would prefer the Pacific  Northwest area as this is our stomping grounds,But for the right group of people and right place we could be open.

    Some of what i watch for and study and prep for.      our Economy /debt/the fed/I.M.F those are all good right?, Natural disaster/national natural disaster,False flags,cyber attack/true or false flag,/E.M.P,/WAR/world war Nope no chance of that right?N.a.t.o,/U.N     WOW this list could pretty big so that will do. And these are among the most reasonable,rational and logical in the prep world.

    What we bring to the table,

    2 very able body males over 10 years off grid living experience.Husbandry Goats,chickens,rabbits,horses.growing food /vegetables in many different states /environments.Rustic log cabin building,some carpentry skills, off grid tools.First aid and C.P.R as well as advanced field medic training .Disclaimer lived with army medic 5 years navy medic 1 year trained with both i am not a doctor.

    Supplies/security/and other skills  4×4 pickup/work truck ,over a years food stock for a group of 4,A good stock of survival gear, top class A/R’s scoped green laser with flashlight and strobe with sidearms  and a modest arsenal hunting weapons/ammo.bush craft and survival skills at instructor levels

    If you are looking for people you can count on we are your guys we even come with references from other group members we have lived with long term to learn more contact us here or at our e mail bellatorcantor [at] protonmail [dot] com

    Jun 272017
     

    Hello. Our group is currently looking to add members. Currently our group consists of 3 families. We have a 5 acre location with plenty of storage space and room to expand. If interested be prepared to go through an application phase that consists of a meet and greet with at least one current member, background check, and then a meeting with a larger portion of the group. There will be a 60 day probation period with at least 2 mandatory meetings. We expect active participation, we are not a Facebook group we actively prepp and expect the same. Benefits include a realistic bug out plan as well as a member retrieval plan. Medical training by an active er nurse as well as firearms and tactics training. And most importantly a safe place for you and your family to retreat to. Contact me at ponch26 at g mail with any questions or if you are interested in joining. Or general location is in the st cloud mn area.. thank you for your consideration of or group..
    Ponch.

    Jun 232017
     

    Anyone from Oregon in the group? I’m in Portland looking to connect with folks to share skills, duplicate equipment, and ideas. Been prepping for a bit and want to meet. Thanks