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  1. Home surveillance systems + general hardening

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I recently purchased some Reolink camera systems for my home, and cannot believe i don't see more posts about these things! for under 400 bucks, i set up 4 camera system with IR lights and have a fantastic system to keep an eye on (and record) things. I got the wired system set up, and its...
  2. Security Camera System Recommendations for BOL and Satellite Internet

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I posted earlier on using game cameras: and got some good thoughts there. However I'm ready to step that up a little bit and look at having a peek when I'm not there. I have Viasat internet (speed is fine, but latency is bad). I tried...
  3. tree stands and pillbox

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    (AS A WROL/APOC SCENARIO) (to acquire before-hand tho!) I decided to make a new thread on BOL observation and defensible pillboxes around the wooded BOL property. Most likely 5 or 6. BOL Property owners are family, have some preps, not sheeple. 30 acres. rectangular. House in middle of...
  4. watch/guard towers

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    (This is for WROL/APOC scenario). BOL is sister's res. The BOL is approx. 30 acre woods, rectangular, surrounded by fields. I suggested to the BIL and sis we should be able to see any approaching threats if the world turns to crappola. So, we discussed towers. They approve of constructing...
  5. After SHTF currency

    Financial Forum
    Lots of people know that ammo will be a good form of currency once money is worthless. But I also think there is an opportunity for water and food to be a currency. Many preppers say they will keep all their food and water to themselves and for good reason! I get it. But what if you prepped for...
  6. Japanese Wolf Robot to Save Garden

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
  7. Game cameras for security

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    My place is about an hour away, and I really only get up there to check on it on the weekends. I have some tools there, locked in a shed I've built, but I'm not terribly worried about theft. The roads to my property, and another gentleman's, sit behind a locked gate, and frankly it just looks...
  8. Security against former occupants

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I've got a friend who is buying a rural homestead that was rented out by some not so friendly people. It was a couple, and I understand that the guy was kind of a drunken troublemaker and has a temper. The landlord is planning on kicking them out soon and then selling the house to my friends. He...
  9. Bug out location recon pack

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Let's put together a daypack with the specific focus on prepping. Least amount of gear as possible, with a focus on being self-sufficient.
  10. Don't let your guard down!!!

    General Discussion
    As soon as Trump was elected I immediately felt relief. I felt like the Republic is secure...the Globalist lost and we won. I immediately stopped thinking about being prepared...I felt safe. Well, that didn't last long! I hit me like a ton of bricks that now it's even more important to get...
  11. Protect Yourself From Russian Revenge Hacking

    Urban Survival
    Since everyone anymore has some kind of electrical device that can be hacked and the information stolen from or can be otherwise destroyed here are some basic tips to protect yourself. If you are like me and have very little money you can get free antivirus software. The only difference between...
  12. Fortify your house/farm/small holding

    South African Preppers
    Good morning gents... I would appreciate some input and ideas w.r.t. fortifying ones house/farm/small holding... My first idea is that I'm planning to design/manufacture a bracket of sorts that can allow for the quick/easy installation of shutter boards to cover all my windows and doors... In...
  13. Your Best Tip for security whilst travelling.

    Urban Survival
    I'm going on holiday soon and I was wondering if anyone had any tips and tricks on security whilst travelling away from home. Nothing specific just general tips. For example: If you need a taxi, ask a hotel or restaurant nearby to hail one for you. You’re less likely to get a fake company that...
  14. Securing BOL when not there

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Ok so I used the search function and couldn't find any relevant posts. What i am after is the following. I would like to purchase some land for a cabin and recreation in south eastern or southern Ohio. How do you secure the property and more importantly any building. With our schedules I...
  15. Jimmy Proof Deadbolts

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I never grew up in a apartment so I have no experience with these locks. I've seen them on business doors but was wondering how good is the security with these?
  16. How Many Scripts?

    Site Information & Suggestion Box
    To log in? I block this kind of junk for security reasons. See pic
  17. Trespassers scouting bug out location

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    A few days ago I was walking along the creek that is the property line between my land and the timber company land. Not only does the timber company grow timber on their land, they also lease the land out to hunters. It is not unusual to see an influx of urban dwellers into rural areas starting...
  18. Pen-and-paper crypto--how important?

    In searching the archives I see lots of posts here about electronic crypto, HAM radio restrictions, and morse code. I'm wondering what the take is on pen-and-paper cryptography, like classical "use a code wheel" sort of crypto. My question is: if your situation required security over the...
  19. K5 security robot

    General Discussion
  20. security and deer

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Say my BOL is like 8- 10 acres of woods shaped more or less like a rectangle. This wooded land is surrounded by fields/farmland on all sides. owned by close family. during WROL/SHTF/teotwawki I figure we would position security posts at the corners (and/or along the sides). we would try to...