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The Prepper's Complete Book of Disaster Readiness: Life-Saving Skills, Supplies, Tactics and Plans based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
I say it's another no-brainer purchase because what Jim Cobb writes, I read. Period. Full stop. His style of no nonsense, common sense bits of info on a super wide ranging plane of survival topics is just what I think everyone needs. Who wants an incredibly detailed and exotic plan for survival and/or prepping? The simpler you can keep your plan, the less things can go screwy. As I read thru this book, I kept saying to myself "Oh yeah, I didn't think about that." So, once I tallied up all those "Oh yeah's", I came away with learning a lot more than I had thought possible. This book will also serve as a reference tool and placed in my ever expanding BOB, right next to titles like SAS Survival Handbook, Revised Edition: For Any Climate, in Any Situation and The Survival Medicine Handbook: A Guide for When Help is Not on the Way. Jim is moving up the ranks and forging ahead for himself, his family, me and my family and YOU too. Get a copy of the book and keep it close at hand just in case the SHTF. (Hey, that last one rhymed. I'm a poet and didn't know it!)
"The Prepper's Complete Book of Disaster Readiness" by Jim Cobb really lives up to its name! This book can teach you how to prepare, survive and actually thrive during and after disasters and crisis events. He begins the book giving examples of short-term, medium-term, and long-term emergencies and what you can expect to occur during each of these. The book motivates you to be responsible for your own health and safety during a disaster, rather than relying on help from government agencies or strangers. Mr. Cobb covers everything from the different types of survival kits to how to link up with other people who are interested in preparedness, and everything in between. Some of the topics include having a survival mindset, avoiding "Lone wolf syndrome", wild edibles, gardening, livestock, hunting/trapping, important medical supplies to have, medicinal plants, emergency gear that you might not have thought of, site security, wilderness survival skills, buying land for a retreat, bartering, and he even gives a helpful list of books, movies and TV shows that might be of interest to people with a preparedness mindset. I really enjoyed the short action plans, such as how to make a "buddy burner". As a former PI, I thought that his information on doing your own background checks on potential retreat group members was also very useful. Also included are several checklists for different types of kits that can help you assess your own level of preparedness. This book will definitely get you thinking and motivate you to get prepared comprehensively.