Shoestring Survivalism: How to Prepare for Bad Times on a Budget

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Overview


Shoestring Survival is a complete budget-minded blueprint for preparing for tough times. Self-reliance veteran Andy James shows you dozens of shoestring survival methods that cost little or nothing yet will tremendously advance your preparedness for any sort of large-scale emergency, from natural disasters (hurricanes, floods, epidemics) to societal eruptions (acts of terrorism, economic depression, widespread crime).

With Andy James' handy tips and tricks for low-key, low-budget survival, Shoestring Survival will show you how to:

  • Take 21 simple, low-cost steps right now that will drastically improve your chances of surviving any disaster
  • Acquire free stuff that lots of survivalists never think of
  • Locate the best sources for inexpensive, essential supplies – extra clothing, necessary tools, reliable guns and more
  • Stock cheap, filling foods to feed you and your family for 30 days or longer
  • Find hidden values at familiar stores and in surprising corners of the Internet
  • Determine whether to stay at your home or bug out during an emergency, including how to maintain comfort and safety in a government shelter
You do not need a fully stocked cabin in the mountains or an arsenal of expensive firearms to make it through hard times. You just need the will to begin preparing today, a surprisingly small amount of money to get started and the handy information in Shoestring Survival.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581606751
  • Publisher: Paladin Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 188

Meet the Author


Andy James is the pseudonym for a U.S. Army veteran, current law-enforcement officer and lifelong survivalist. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Why Prepare? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Chapter 2: What Are We Preparing For? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Chapter 3: Site Threat Awareness Response . . .....11
Chapter 4: Low-Cost Steps to Take Right Now . . . . . . . . . 21
Chapter 5: Staying or Bugging Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Chapter 6: Government Shelter Survival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Chapter 7: Site Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Chapter 8: Guns on a Budget . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Chapter 9: Shoestring Sustenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Chapter 10: Shoestring Supplies . . ..........121
Chapter 11: Shoestring Sanitation . . .........147
Chapter 12: Currency and Barter . ..........153
Chapter 13: Low-Key Survivalism . . .........161
Chapter 14: Personal Tests and Activities . . ......169
Conclusion: What If Nothing Happens? . .......177
Appendix: Bags and Kits . .............18
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