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Prepper Score: Big Al

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Report Card

Practical Preppers Assessment

To determine how long they could initially survive a catastrophe, the Practical Preppers have scored them on their preps in five categories of 20 points each, for a total possible score of 100.

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Survival Duration

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Prepper "Big Al"

Final Report Card.

  • Water

    14
    20
    • 10
      10
      – Stored Water
    • 2
      5
      – Water Re-supply
    • 2
      5
      – Methods to purify

    He has the ability to store 1000 gallons of water but has to get it from the town so when he is not there make sure when he leaves MT that water barrels are full. His water resupply plan is in need of help. Bringing water back from town is not a long term solution. He needs a vehicle plus security concerns when he goes to get it plus it might not be available to him in a crisis. He has springs but they are down from his location and hard to get water back to the house from them. His plan of only using bleach to purify it needs to be upgraded with a gravity ceramic water filter.

  • Food

    11
    20
    • 8
      10
      – Stored Food
    • 2
      5
      – Food Re-supply
    • 1
      5
      – Methods to preserve

    He has no resupply plan like garden, livestock or orchards so the only thing he has is wild game resupply. He doesn’t live there full time so this makes it hard to develop a homestead that will provide him a resupply plan. He also does not have a methods to preserve his resupply plan.

  • Shelter

    18
    20
    • 4
      4
      – Location
    • 3
      3
      – Bunker/Safe Room
    • 3
      4
      – Power Generation
    • 3
      3
      – Heating/Cooling
    • 2
      3
      – Cooking
    • 3
      3
      – Bug Out Location

    His house being a bunker is excellent and will protect him and his supplies thru most situations. He needs to increase his stored fuel at his bunker and also needs to look into an alternative power supply. A few solar panels would help light up his bunker without using valuable fuel to run a generator. He plans to cook on his wood stove in his house which will work in the winter and cook outside in the summer using a barrel and a grate. He should look into getting a wood fired rocket stove like Stove Tec. These are very efficient and uses a lot less wood then his barrel would.

  • Security

    11
    20
    • 3
      5
      – Training/Experience
    • 4
      5
      – Firearms
    • 3
      5
      – Security Enhancement
    • 1
      5
      – Network/Survival Group

    His location in MT being far from high value targets and a low population density makes his location an idea location to enhance his security position. His home being a bunker further guarantees his safety. The only thing of concerns is his lack of a network and survival group. He needs to recruit other preppers to form a group to give him better chances of surviving a crisis. He needs to get a ham radio and a license and work on a communication plan.

  • X-Factor

    15
    20
    • 2
      4
      – Medical
    • 2
      4
      – Communication
    • 4
      4
      – Bug Out Vehicle
    • 3
      4
      – Barter Items
    • 4
      4
      – Miscellaneous
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