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Episode-1056- Zero to Prepared – Fast, Simple and Low Cost – Part 1

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Episode-1056- Zero to Prepared – Fast, Simple and Low Cost – Part 1

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You will notice that title of this episode ends in “low cost” vs. “cheap”.  As a marketer there is a rule, if you can eliminate a word do it, but that won’t work here.  Cheap sets the wrong tone for what we will discuss today, we are talking about protecting your life, your property and the lives of those you love, one doesn’t go “cheap” with such things. Today may seem like a basic beginners show but I will bet even the seasoned prepper will gain something and if nothing else will be better able to help others get started.  Prepping doesn’t have to be complex or expensive, what it must be is specific to a set of goals, today we talk about simple ways to make that happen. Join Me Today as We Discuss… The entire basic system revolves around 6 innate survival needs Food Water Shelter Energy Security Sanitation and Health To this we add some basic logistics Threat analysis When to bug in or out Where to go if you have to leave Insure the ability to do business when main systems are down Once this is understood we create a basic checklist for each need Food Build 30, 60 and 90 days of reserves in that order Begin with “copy canning” then move to cheap LTS Slowly develop your own plan using prepared LTS foods Water Store water in 2 liter bottle used soda bottles Acquire a reliable filter Know when to “fill the tubs” Consider large scale catchment/storage based on space and budget Shelter Know all the “systems” that run your home Have basic repair materials that can keep your home intact Make sure your home is fully insured Make sure to distribute your preps throughout your home Don’t plan on living in a tent or an RV without trying it first  Additional Resources for Today’s Show Members Support Brigade TSP Gear Shop Join Our Forum Western Botanicals – (sponsor of the day) Back Woods Home Magazine – (sponsor of the day) Remember to comment, chime in and tell us your thoughts, this podcast is one man’s opinion, not a lecture or sermon. Also please enter our listener appreciation contest and help spread the word about our show. Also remember you can call in your questions and comments to 866-65-THINK and you might hear yourself on the air.

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