May 122018
 

Hello everyone, I’m a new member. 51 year old healthy, strong female. I’ve been a nurse for almost 30 years, was a correctional(prison) nurse for a good deal of my career. Not a “feminist” just kind of self sufficient…

I regret not starting prepping years ago.All of this is new to me, and especially biblically, I feel TEOTWAWKI is imminently SOON!! I strongly believe that a woman, or even WOMEN plural, need a male presence for safety, that we will be targeted without a male presence!

I have years and years of medical/emergency/trauma experience to bring to the table…not to mention VAST knowledge of Pharmacology , years of practice learning how to deal with difficult personalities, a staunch BS detector(lol) , and even some paramilitary training…I am good with all age groups, always smiling, good positive attitude. Not afraid to get my hands dirty, some gardening knowledge, damn good cook and Baker as well!!

I am looking for a like minded group and/or like-minded individuals to form a group. I am located in Central CT, willing to travel to upstate NY, ME,VT,NC, KY,TN,or maybe The Ozarks…I’m praying for God to place me where HE wants me!

Looking forward to meeting some great folks on here, who can answer questions for me as they arise, or offer some sage advice! My email is [email protected]  Blessings

 

May 042018
 

Hello, my name is stacy, i am looking for people to talk to about this and possibly meet up for groups..  i am new at prepping but have been studying religion and occult things for years. i do believe we are in the last days, all of these horrible things are happening all over the world! Rumors of wars, animals dying, etc. Prophecy is happening right before our eyes and hardly anyone understands it, its hard to find people that do. also wanted to ask if anyone else is experiencing synchronicity phenomena. as in triple or quadruple numbers, 333, 1111, 33, 11:33, etc. please let me know if you do so we can speak about it.

Apr 242017
 

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Family of five to ten looking to move with 90 to 120 days notice.

We are Christians.  My wife and I are retired and debt free with moderate monthly income (long as the economy lasts).  We are looking to live a self sustaining life style full time and move to join a group or help start one. By living a self-sustainable lifestyle before you can survive while thriving after any crises that may occur.  I am not looking for a place to hide and die but a permanent change in lifestyle to start getting off the grid as we can and then staying off the grid in a secure, secluded area.

I don’t want to work hard and dumb but simple and basic.  I have a lot of tools and equipment.  I hope to also get (or build) a saw mill and backhoe.

We have food, water filters, some weapons and ammo and a camper to live in till I can build a living structure.  Will be building some type of an earth structure from one of the following: Aircrete, CEB, (compressed earth block) Rammed Earth Bags and/or Adobe using the reactive home concept for a living structure (no mechanical heating or cooling) as taught by Bill Mollison long before Mike Reynolds’ Earth Ship concept ever came along.  I am thinking about build my own CEB press.  I also have the material to build a metal roof for a shop about 40’x40′ using earth walls from local soil.

I believe biofuel is one answer for renewable fuel and garbage scrap disposal.

Aquaponics is the only real answer to a year round renewable food source of meat and vegetables that I am aware of.  Built in a reactive greenhouse.

I have personal experience with compost toilets and have built two of them so far with good results.

We have a 2000 gal. rain catchment system in place at our current location.  Designed for a purification system that is renewable without going to the store for filters.  We built a furnace to make activated charcoal to use with sand (which is in abundance).  We have most of the purification system already assembled and ready for food grade 55 gal barrels.

If we join a group, we will need at least 1-2 acres to build and live on. We want to help others do the same, we also want to work on the common area preparing it for the group for when it all falls apart.

I am learning more every day and by no means have even scratched the surface so I want to learn all I can from others as well.

We have started converting our lights over to LED lighting, 12v rolls of strip lights in the old 120v light fixtures.  With changes in electrical consumption we have cut our usage in half over the last year getting ready to switch to solar and wind with battery storage.  I am leaving the old 120v system in place so I can take the new system with me.

I have a wife, two sons, (23 & 31) a daughter-in-law, daughter (26) with 3 year old son all in better than average health.  We also have friends who want to go with us as time will permit them to do so.

No medications required for any of us as we use essential oils, herbs and supplements and hopping to start grow a lot of what we will need.  I am looking forward to learning more on how to make tinctures and our own E oils.  As well as canned and fermented foods(the more of this the less refrigeration needed).   We are all on board for this.

We thought we had a place but it didn’t work out so we need to get out of the city.  We currently live in a highly populated area in an irrigated desert which is running out of water.  When power is gone, the water will be gone as will civil order.

I am a Army Vet 73 to 77 was an E5 Motor Sgt in Schweinfurt, Germany.

We have construction experience, electrical, plumbing, welding, machine, metal buildings & roofs (one retro fit roof the size of two foot ball fields 82′ up), mechanic of both gas and diesel, solar hot water system, semi truck driver, some reloading experience and equipment, certified gun smith (passed a test), canning experience with canning equipment and much more.

I have worked relief on two hurricanes working almost 30 days with each one.  So I have seen total destruction, civil disorder, rioting, marshal law with state troopers and national guard.  I’ve also seen families who were desperate and not prepared at all along with families who never missed a beat as they were ready for the natural disaster that hit.  I lived at a mission base 13 years ago with my oldest son for two months in the Amazon without power so we ate meat only when we had caught or killed it.

Eleven years ago we lived in a camper for one year on the road along the eastern coast from Niagara Falls, along the outer bank islands to Beaumont Texas then on to El Paso, down to Las Cruces, N.M, then from Sholo to Sahuarita, Arizona while homeschooling my two youngest.

We are debt free and looking to be in a group with christian values to connect with and then relocate to, which will not be a quick process as we will need to get to know each other (although time is short).  Don’t need decoder rings but security is an important point before we consider joining forces with others.  We are not looking for a group to join but one to be a part of to form friendship and trust where we cover each others back or 6 as some say.

We have served the Lord for 23 years full time without a paying full time job so we do not have a nest egg or 401K so if you are looking for someone with a lot of money look somewhere else.  If you would like a Godly relationship with a hard working and honest family then we are open to more communications as to how we could fit together.  We can support ourselves and are not looking for a free ride.

If you want to talk about someday maybe doing something then please find someone who is looking to someday maybe doing something to talk to.

If you are ready to act now, I have much more to share but will do so in a more private way.  So contact me then we can talk privately.  Email me and I will send you my phone number.

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Nov 192016
 

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My family and I are relatively new to this, and have been prepping for a little over 2 years now.  As part of this we moved to SE Idaho, only to find the area is not typical prepper territory.  Finding like-minded people has been difficult.  Although we have been able to rouse a few people out of their sleep, none are ready for a commitment to a preparedness community.  We are seeking a group to join instead of starting our own.  Everything I have read is clear that we need to make our requirements known up front.  Here is what we are looking for, or what we stand for:

  • Patriot.  We love the Constitution, and support law enforcement and the military when they perform their legal functions.
  • Christian.  Many groups we have seen here are “just respect each other and we will be okay”.  We don’t believe that works long term.  It works fine for people not having to interact with each other every day.  It doesn’t work for people in close proximity all the time, where their worldview will probably conflict on issues that affect everyone personally.  While it would work prior to an event, after an event, when you have daily working relationships under possibly difficult conditions, it becomes a natural fracture point for a community.
  • Democratic in nature, but with a strong leader.  Decision making is up to the community, BUT when something happens and a decision needs to be made yesterday, there needs to be a leader in place to make a decision and can deal with the pressure brought by other leaders, but still hold a group together.  No dictatorships, just strength.
  • Everyone has a life until TEOTWAWKI.  I have had good interactions with a group in northern Idaho, but their demands are quite stringent, enough so that it affects life in the current normal.  Every group has demands and should.  The demands must be reasonable, although we agree that if events point to a need for more activity, demands should increase.
  • The group must be organized.  There are many groups without bylaws or realistic preparedness expectations, exactly the opposite of the last point made.  At a minimum, we would expect to have requirements for gear, food storage, retreat planning, acceptance of new members both before and after an event, list of specialties/skills for group members to have or pursue, and group operations after an event.  There are others that are important, but you get the idea.
  • A TEOTWAWKI mindset.  We do not believe that preparing for an extended weather or natural disaster emergency is enough.  To use a pop culture reference, if you aren’t preparing for the zombie apocalypse, you are not preparing.  Of course there are levels of preparedness to go through to reach that point, but the end goal for our family is complete group sufficiency.
  • Acceptance of young children.  There are some groups that will not accept families with young kids.  We have two, both under 11 years old.
  • We are willing to move at some point in the future, but it is not in the plans at this time.

About us:

  • All in good health without medical needs.  I am in my mid 40’s and my wife is in her mid 30’s.  I have had several accidents over the years requiring surgery, but in no way does it limit my ability to contribute physically to the group.
  • I am a minister and an engineer.  BA in Computer Science.  Former military (only 2 years), artillery attached to a light infantry division, but no combat experience.  I have experience in the medical field as a CNA and am working on becoming proficient in long term survival medicine.
  • My wife is a homemaker, home school teacher, and is learning about basic natural medicine, such as essential oils and remedies for common ailments without the use of modern medication.  Formerly a pharmacy technician.
  • Currently ready for a one year emergency from a food and basic gear standpoint.

looking forward to hearing from you all.

ThreePara

Oct 292016
 

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Hi Everybody,

I have been a prepper for over 20 years and have noticed a lot of posts seeking communication, connection or like minded people.  I worked for Outward Bound for 10 years and have over 30 years of wilderness experience.  I am pretty well set up but want to help others get to a more comfortable position.

I am not seeking money, donations or information about your situation or group.  If you are looking for answers, advice or just someone to bounce ideas off of, you can contact me at [email protected]

Take care, time is short.

Skylar

May 242016
 

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Hello all,

Looking to meet like minded individuals or group reps about joining up in the McHenry/Lake County Illinois area. Southern WI also good for me.
Long time Prepper, Christian, Conservative looking to find at least somewhat like minded individuals or a group to collaborate with or join. Seems like time is getting short on the clock and there is safety in numbers, so ready to take the final plunge in my prepping journey and not be an isolationist.

Look forward to hearing from you!