Author Archives: Josh Collier

About Josh Collier

I am Josh the owner of Beat The End. I am a prepper and trying to be more self sufficient. The most likely thing I am preparing for is an economic meltdown/civil unrest. I am a hunter, fisherman and outdoors man. I have also made a part of the website to explain and inform to my readers the importance of liberty and freedom and libertarianism. If you would like to see the political part of the site please go to beattheend.com/politics.

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Essential First Aid Kit Contents

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In a disaster situation or TEOTWAWKI, you are bound to get hurt so make sure you have the essential first aid kit contents.  In one of these situations, it is much more likely that you will be doing more hard and manual labor.  The increase in this type of work will lead to increased injuries

Get Home Bag, What is it and What should it Contain?

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Picture this: you are at work, 15 miles from your home, without a get home bag. Your boss informs you that there have been multiple terrorist attacks in a city quite close to your location and that there has even been a wide range EMP (electromagnetic pulse). He tells everybody that they should go home

Storm in DC Knocks Out Power Doesn’t Faze Preppers

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In late June and most of July, the East Coast was experiencing massive storms that cut power and delayed and cancelled many flights.  Reports say the severe thunderstorm caused power outages for almost 300,000 people.  For most people this was a terrible inconvenience, but for others this was just a learning experience and a time

How to Build a Pickup Truck Sleeping Platform

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Pickup Truck Sleeping Platform Building a pickup truck sleeping platform can be very beneficial for, not only camping, but for use as a bug out vehicle.  For those who don’t know what a bug out vehicle is, it is used to quickly get to a safe location—whether a disaster occurs or there is just economic

Survival Movies, The Cream of the Crop and those that didn’t Shine

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Survival Movies, Best to the Worst! The popularity of survival movies has really grown over the past couple of years. I have rated these movies in three different categories.  The categories are: realisticness, survival value and entertainment factor.  Each of these is on a A – F Grading Scale with A being best and F

Beans, Bullets and Bandaids, What is it?

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Beans, Bullets and Bandaids Used by the prepper community, Beans, Bullets and Bandaids, is quite a well known expression. This has become a catchy phrase because it outlines the three essential things that would be needed in a disaster scenario.  Beans signify the food, water and shelter that are necessary to sustain life; the bullets

Survival Phrases Used in the Prepper and Survival Community

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Survival Phrases to Learn There are survival phrases, words, terms and acronyms used in the prepper community that can be confusing or not known by some new to it.  To better understand this blog I have compiled a list of survival phrases.  As I think of more survival phrases I will add them to the

Storing water: How Long Can You Store Water?

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Storing water is very important. Even though bottled water seems like it really should last forever, it won’t. Water, like most foods, over time will not be usable and drinkable.  The reason for this is really not that the water goes bad, but rather that there will be growth of unhealthy microorganisms in the bottle

How to Purify Water

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How to purify water As we all know water is one of the main items for survival, so learning how to purify water is very important. Merely having access to water may not be enough, as there is very little water on earth that is safe to drink without purification. Sometimes natural springs and rainwater

How To Collect Water During TEOTWAWKI

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Learning how to collect water and store it is a very important skill.  It will help you survive when there is no running water coming from the faucet or you are stuck in the wild without water.  There are many places to find water, but you need to know where to look.  One thing to

Welcome to Beat the End! Be Ready For Any Situation!

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If you have just started prepping or are a fully fledged prepper survivalist there are always things to learn. Beat The End survival blog strives to give you the most up to date and relevant information on survival, camping, the outdoors, prepping and everything that goes along with it.  If you feel preparing is too