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Saturday, September 12, 2020

Book review: The Ultimate Prepper's Survival Guide

Oh wow, you have got to see this:


This is the latest masterpiece by James Wesley, Rawles entitled "The Ultimate Prepper's Survival Guide."

Let me tell you, this baby is beefy. (Hmmm. Separate imponderable: Could it be used as a blunt-force weapon in close combat?)

It's laid out in binder form with tabs: Dangers / Mentality / Essentials / Protection / Community / Checklists.



Each chapter has subheadings addressing various components of each subject.


One personal favorite: The Threat Matrix, which helps determine the threat level for a particular threat in your particular circumstances. I've used this concept in preparedness-related workshops.


But for all the valuable information contained in this book, in some ways the most valuable section is at the very back -- Checklists. Maybe it's just me, but I find checklists to be incredibly helpful.


The checklists in this book include:

• Barter and charity
• Books
• Bug-out bags
• Vehicle bug-out-bags
• Food and water
• Financial preparation
• Gardening and outdoors
• House and home
• Hygiene and sanitation
• Personal preparedness
• Security

At the very back there's even a pocket for your own personal checklists.


This is a book for the 2020s. It's completely up-to-date and designed to address the insane challenges the nation has faced during this insane year, everything from wildfire evacuation to societal unrest.


In my opinion, this is a very worthwhile addition to anyone's preparedness library. It's even more valuable if you actually act upon the information it contains.

The book is currently available only in Costco stores. The general market release will be on October 15th. Check it out!

11 comments:

  1. I pulled this up on Amazon and it said I had to pay fees to Panama to get the book????

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    1. Huh. That's weird. Let me look into it.

      - Patrice

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    2. I just learned the book is currently available only in Costco stores. The general market release will be on October 15th.

      - Patrice

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    3. Thanks for the quick response. I order books on there all the time and have never seen a message like that. I wonder why Panama? Hey, the world is crazy now so I guess I shouldn't be surprised. Hope we're all around to order it in Oct!

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    4. If this crazy world makes it to 2021, I’m going to be shocked, because when you have freaking porn on a television set that kids can easily get their hands on, you got a problem.

      Jenny Doe

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    5. It isn't just the book I inquired first. I just looked on Amazon for Foxfire and other books and all have the "ship to Panama" addition. What's up?

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  2. We got two copies from the author last Saturday. A delightful individual!

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  3. We got two copies from the author last Saturday. A delightful individual!

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  4. I liked your new book, I enjoyed reading it. I like Amish books and glad it had a good plot. Jo in Wa.

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  5. Well, shucks. Now we actually have to leave the house in extremely unhealthy smoke, not to mention Covid 19, and go to Costco. Oo! This might make a really good Christmas gift!
    Well, Patrice, thank you for the heads up but darn, hadn't planned on leaving the house!

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