Archive for December, 2012

Holiday Greetings

Posted: December 25, 2012 in Uncategorized

RC Christmas

From all of us here at the Ready Center, we want to wish you a very Merry Christmas and thank you for your support of this project.  Without you, our subscribers, Christmas just wouldn’t be as merry.  So again, thank you for your support and please remember to share The Ready Center Blog with your family, friends, and acquaintances.  Because after all, they deserve an awesome Christmas too.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a very Ready New Year,

The Ready Center


Article submitted by Yukon Buck @ The Ready Center

Yukon Buck is a new literary contributor to The Ready Center Blog.  Yukon Buck is an avid outdoorsman, active sportsman, and an extremely intelligent prepper.  We are both proud and fortunate to be blessed by his contributions.  Please take the time to welcome him and as always, enjoy the article.     –  The Ready Center


There is a disease spreading, a disease that is as old as time itself.  It is highly contagious and spread not by germs, but by the human psyche.  It is incapacitating, crippling, and like a cancer it eats away at hope and life.  This disease I speak of is FEAR.

Fear itself is not a bad thing and there are many different facets to it.  Fear is a beneficial instinct given to us by our creator to help protect us from the harms of life.  If we fear nothing, then
we would have nothing to stop us from (more…)

Basic Hat 3

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

For those of you just joining us, this is part 3 of a series in which we are discussing what we call “The 4 Basic Categories of Prepping.”  The 4 Basic Categories are water, food, shelter, and security.  These 4 essential requirements are what one should focus on when preparing for unplanned disasters or emergencies.  In this article we will be covering the basics need of shelter.

Shelter – Let’s face it, if you’re reading this article on your computer, iPad, or mobile phone you probably already have your shelter needs covered.  I get that.  However, your version of shelter may not exactly match up with someone else’s version of shelter, and it may not exactly match up with what some people found themselves living in after Hurricane Sandy or Hurricane (more…)

Doomsday Preppers

Doomsday Preppers

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

As we continue to cover the basics here at The Ready Center Blog, it would be a crying shame if we didn’t take the time to acknowledge the television series that took prepping mainstream.  National Geographic’s Doomsday Preppers debuted in February of 2012 and gained popularity almost instantly.  What’s more amazing than its instant popularity is that it did so well that an entire second season aired only 8 months later.  Pretty impressive.  The program is documentary-like as each episode follows the lives of 3 different “preppers” and shows what methods of preparedness they use as they prepare for TEOTWAWKI (see glossary).  In order to make the program more interesting, each individual is not allowed to state that they are simply “preparing for a disaster or emergency”.  Instead, the producers mandate that each individual (more…)