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Any Prepping books?

Postby Soap » Fri Jul 01, 2016 2:42 am

Any new prepping books you'd recommend or just any in general?

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Re: Any Prepping books?

Postby SRO1911 » Fri Jul 01, 2016 7:24 pm

For fiction, start with the 299 days series.
For practical, the Foxfire books are very hard to beat - albeit a little dated.
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Re: Any Prepping books?

Postby gljjt » Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:40 am

SRO1911 wrote:For fiction, start with the 299 days series.
For practical, the Foxfire books are very hard to beat - albeit a little dated.

I 2nd the 299 Days series. Also One Second After and by the same author, Day of Wrath. In light of recent terrorist events, Day of Wrath will scare the pants off you.

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Postby bblhd672 » Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:16 pm

Recommend the fiction books by James Wesley Rawles - packed full of useful information along with the story lines.

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Postby Beiruty » Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:20 pm

Try SEALs survivalists book. I think, other than water, food and meds very few things can be done to get prepared. You need a bag out walled community. Think of something like the end of the scene of "I am a legend" or "Mad Max" bail out cities. With nukes and biowarfare around,think doom days bunkers, a feat only government-level entities can prepare.
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Re: Any Prepping books?

Postby Jeff B. » Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:40 pm

Lights Out is getting to be a bit old, but it's a good read...

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Re: Any Prepping books?

Postby Sport Coach » Mon Jul 04, 2016 10:57 am

I second One Second After. I read it last week due to reference on this site and it definitely has me thinking of a variety of scenarios. It also gave me a new concept of the paranoid/prepared line of thought. Previous hurricanes in Houston were not widespread enough to knock people into truly difficult times but around the FM 1960 area we did have looting of businesses that certainly would have progressed to area homes if things had gone on longer.
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