A mad max scenario is one of the worst-case scenarios one can prepare for. The adage “if you can’t protect you don’t own it” rings true in this case. Long-term survival plans that reflect this type of disaster suggest preppers getting away from urban and suburban living and heading for hills. While this would be the safest option, there are dangers that lurk for those who plan to “live off the land.” Because in a post-collapse world – they will come for all that you own.
In a long-term emergency where society has collapsed, you’ll want to save that ammo and rely on ancient weapons in times that their silent employ could very well mean the difference between life and death.
Fight that good fight, and fight it smart. You don’t have to be the smartest guy or gal in the world: just be smarter than the goof that wants to attack you, and remember that discretion is the better part of valor.
With the right accouterments to your rifle can give you a greater advantage in a shtf disaster.
Good security requires efficient forms of communication and when audible communication like speech and radio comms cannot be used, hand signals are a good alternative.
When the you-know-what hits the fan, protecting your home is paramount. These fundamentals will help you prep the home for patrols to prevent looters and marauders from entering.
Jeremiah Johnson is the Nom de plume of a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces (Airborne). Mr. Johnson was a Special Forces Medic, EMT and ACLS-certified, with comprehensive training in wilderness survival, rescue, and patient-extraction. He …
You need to be as one with your weapon and know it inside and out…all of its capabilities primarily as a weapon and secondly as a tool.
There are steps you can take at home to make your property harder to enter and to enable you to defend it.