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Survival Debate (Rewind): Team Up or Go It Alone

When a natural or man-made event triggers a SHTF condition or a TEOTWAWKI apocalypse, are you planning to survive on your own or with other people?  Will you be a Lone Wolf or a Groupie?  Revisiting the Debate of Teaming Up or Going It Alone.

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Survival Debate: AR-7 or M6 Survival Rifle

The Survival Debate is back.  If you had to choose between the Henry Arms AR-7 Survival Rifle or the Springfield Armory M6 Scout Survival Rifle, which would you choose and why?  Both are great survival rifles but which one will the fans of SurvivalCache pick?

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Survival Debate: PDW – Do you really need one?

The PDW or Personal Defense Weapon is a creation by the gun industry as one more thing us “Gun Nuts” need to have in our arsenal but as you will find out in this “Survival Debate” do you really need one…..or just want one?  Let’s find out.

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Survival Debate: What is the Ultimate Survival Vehicle

We spend a lot of time talking about bug out bags, survival gear, long term food storage and weapons here at Survival Cache but we haven’t spent a lot of time debating the Ultimate Survival Vehicle (Bug Out Vehicle).  

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Survival Debate: Which Dog is the King of Survival

A few months back we asked the question, Dog or No Dog?  The overwhelming response was to bring the dog for a variety of reasons, excellent early warning system, close quarters fighting advantage, threat deterrent, companionship, and your emergency “last resort” supply of food.

Self Storage Survival Cache

Survival Debate: Home Stocks or Self Storage

A self storage facility sounds like a no brainer for any survivalist. You get a bunch of extra storage space for a few dollars a month that is away from most prying eyes. However, a self storage cache comes with it’s own security risks both day-to-day and Post-SHTF.

Survival Group

Survival Debate: Solo or Group

Why is it that almost all End-Of-The-World books and movies feature someone trying to survive alone? Hopefully your loved ones will survive whatever emergency happens and you can work together. Would you really want to strike out on your own forever?

Survival Dog

Survival Debate: Dog or No Dog

Deciding whether or not to take your dog in a survival situation is a more difficult question than choosing between types of gear. For animal loving pet owners it’s a no-brainer. Others might see dogs an an unnecessary risk and use of supplies.

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Survival Debate: Gear or Knowledge

Since I run an entire website about survival gear you’d think I would be firmly in the camp that says gear is more important than knowledge.  Well that’s not always the case.  Here we’ll look at a few of the important aspects of each and you can decide where your priorities lie.

Types of Survivalists

What Type of Survivalist Are You?

The traditional connotation of “Survivalist” is not good and usually involves crazy people with lots of guns, too much camouflage, and a bomb shelter full of food. You and I both know this isn’t true. There are “survivalists” in all walks of life with various levels of gear and preps.

Survival Debate Tent Tarp

Survival Debate: Tent or Tarp

This week on survival debate we’ll discuss the advantages of carrying a tent or a tarp in your survival gear or Bug Out Bag. Do you prefer the comfort of a tent and live with the weight, or do you save room in your bag and go light with a tarp?