Shoestring Survivalism

How to Prepare for Bad Times on a Budget

by Andy James


198 pages, 5.5" x 8.5"

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Shoestring Survival is a complete budget-minded blueprint for preparing for tough times. Self-reliance veteran Andy James shows you dozens of shoestring survival methods that cost little or nothing yet will tremendously advance your preparedness for any sort of large-scale emergency, from natural disasters (hurricanes, floods, epidemics) to societal eruptions (acts of terrorism, economic depression, widespread crime).

With Andy James' handy tips and tricks for low-key, low-budget survival, Shoestring Survival will show you how to:

  • Take 21 simple, low-cost steps right now that will drastically improve your chances of surviving any disaster
  • Acquire free stuff that lots of survivalists never think of
  • Locate the best sources for inexpensive, essential supplies – extra clothing, necessary tools, reliable guns and more
  • Stock cheap, filling foods to feed you and your family for 30 days or longer
  • Find hidden values at familiar stores and in surprising corners of the Internet
  • Determine whether to stay at your home or bug out during an emergency, including how to maintain comfort and safety in a government shelter

You do not need a fully stocked cabin in the mountains or an arsenal of expensive firearms to make it through hard times. You just need the will to begin preparing today, a surprisingly small amount of money to get started and the handy information in Shoestring Survival.
Andy James is the pseudonym for a U.S. Army veteran, current law-enforcement officer and lifelong survivalist. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.
1) Why Prepare?
2) What Are We Preparing For?
3) Site Threat Awareness Response
4) Low-Cost Steps to Take Right Now
5) Staying or Bugging Out
6) Government Shelter Survival
7) Site Security
8) Guns on a Budget
9) Shoestring Sustenance
10) Shoestring Supplies
11) Shoestring Sanitation
12) Currency and Barter
13) Low-Key Survivalism
14) Personal Tests and Activities
15) What if Nothing Happens?
16) Bags and Kits