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Learn from the BattlBox team of professionals, and get prepared. Read through our in depth, hands-on glossary of Articles to brush up on your technical & survival skillset.

Cooking Off The Grid

Maybe the power is only out for a few hours during a storm, but maybe a few hours turns into a few days, weeks, or even months. Do you know how to coo

The Importance of Physical Fitness for Prepping

Surviving when SHTF requires a high level of physical fitness. You may have to walk miles to get food and supplies, carry a heavy pack, and help chil

Top 10 Most Valuable Items to Trade in an Urban Survival Scenario

You have everything required to survive in a situation where everyday supplies run out.  But would you want to use them to trade?  Probably not…becaus

Storing a Safe Water Supply

A shocking number of Americans don’t have enough non-perishable food and water to sustain themselves in an emergency.  Any good prepper knows that the

Understanding Hypothermia

Cold weather can kill, especially without the proper understanding of the causes, symptoms, and treatments for hypothermia.   Your body is designed to

Prepping with Pets

Anything that is dangerous for you is dangerous for your four-legged family members too. However, petscannot fend for themselves, so it is important t

Top 5 Survival Knots to Know

Whether you’re trying to keep supplies suspended off the ground or climbing up a rocky ridge to a higher vantage point, knot tying is a useful skill t

Building the ultimate car survival kit

You spend hours in your car each week – commuting to work, running errands, and taking the kids topractices. You are prepared for a disaster to hit at

5 Steps to Escaping Duct Tape Restraints

We’ve all seen it in the movies at some point in our lives; the hero gets captured by the villain but somehow finds a way to break free. Even though s

Vehicle Survival Kits: The Do’s and Don’ts

No matter who you are or what you do, everyone should have a survival kit of some degree in their vehicle at all times. You never know when you’ll enc

How to Survive a Hostage or Kidnapping Situation

Everyone thinks it can’t happen to them…until it does. It can happen anywhere – walking home, leaving your apartment, sightseeing in a foreign city, w

4 Natural Insect Repellents

Being a survivalist is all about how you use your natural resources to your advantage. While we love all things outdoors as much as the next person, o

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