New to prepping and would like advice :)

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Cherrypie
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New to prepping and would like advice :)

Post by Cherrypie » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:39 pm

Hey so I'm pretty got at stocking up my cuboards with food anyway I reckon In have enough dry food to last me and my little one about a month.
Things I'm interested in know of there any good survivors books that cover things from finding vegetation good to eat to how make radios and just general good knowledge to know.... I know you can prob find books to cover each subject but would like a guide that covers most.
Also what kinda community's there are out there... my family live an hour's drive if worse comes to worse I might not be able to make it to them by car, know few people but not many that on prepping and not gonna lie willing to help others but not really wanting people who will be leaches... also if the world needs rebuilding it's best to do it in a community than try and do it alone....

Also advices on how make or prep my home to make it secure from everything from riots to zombies to weapons....

What kind of weapons do you guys think I should start looking at? If got house hold basics like hammers n knives... was thinking about getting my gun licence.... but any other recommendations?

Generally just looking for good go to sites.... books... advice and handy tips and if there's any other single mum's out there who got advice or gadgets that could come in hand if worse comes to worse to help protect/calm and general keep my little one safe...

Very greatful for any advice ECT and look forward to chatting
Xoxoxoxox

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Deeps
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Re: New to prepping and would like advice :)

Post by Deeps » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:45 pm

Welcome to the forum, I hope you find the site useful. Just a heads up that we don't discuss weapons for prepping on here but there is plenty of other info on other subjects, take a nose around the forum.

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Re: New to prepping and would like advice :)

Post by pseudonym » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:26 pm

Hello and welcome to the Forum. :)

Starter books, I would have a look at this site and take your pick:

http://www.prepperssurvive.com/prepper-library/

HTH
The roads are pretty bad and if you do end up getting stuck its hard to justify your reason for being on the roads as 'vegan mince for a feckin' princess'.

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General DeGaulle
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Re: New to prepping and would like advice :)

Post by General DeGaulle » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:52 am

One great book you can get is 'Plants With A Purpose', referred to in Bramble's post in the Books/educational thread. The author also wrote 'food for free'. All those things I used to call weeds that I now make salads out of! Also it includes lots of plants you can make other stuff from. I got a cheap copy off Amazon for a fiver.

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Re: New to prepping and would like advice :)

Post by korolev » Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:27 am

Hello and welcome.

As far as radios go, I've been into electronics since the 1970s and whilst I could build a radio it's far easier to buy a couple, they start under a fiver on Amazon.

Cherrypie
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Re: New to prepping and would like advice :)

Post by Cherrypie » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:02 pm

Thanks guys this is very useful information and very grateful!
Does the UK have any doomsday preppers meets??? Xoxoxoxo

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Re: New to prepping and would like advice :)

Post by jansman » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:38 pm

Cherrypie wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:02 pm
Thanks guys this is very useful information and very grateful!
Does the UK have any doomsday preppers meets??? Xoxoxoxo
What do you mean by doomsday?
I am not grumpy. I just don’t waste words.

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Re: New to prepping and would like advice :)

Post by pseudonym » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:19 pm

Cherrypie wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:02 pm
Thanks guys this is very useful information and very grateful!
Does the UK have any doomsday preppers meets??? Xoxoxoxo
Only the one..... but we hope it doesn't happen. :mrgreen: :tinfoil
The roads are pretty bad and if you do end up getting stuck its hard to justify your reason for being on the roads as 'vegan mince for a feckin' princess'.

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Re: New to prepping and would like advice :)

Post by Cherrypie » Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:58 pm

Like a convention where people sell product or people meet exchange ideas ECT... they have them in USA but couldn't find any in UK when I tried googling it XD xoxoxoxixoxoxo

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Re: New to prepping and would like advice :)

Post by jansman » Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:25 pm

Cherrypie wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:58 pm
Like a convention where people sell product or people meet exchange ideas ECT... they have them in USA but couldn't find any in UK when I tried googling it XD xoxoxoxixoxoxo
UK preppers are a little more reserved.
I am not grumpy. I just don’t waste words.

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