Who is Prepper Outfitters LLC?
Prepper Outfitters LLC is a Limited Liability Company based out of Hopkins, Minnesota. Dedicated to providing high quality survival and preparedness products at highly competitive prices.
What is "Prepping"?
"Prepping" is a new term for what has been called "Survivalism" and "Homesteading" in the past. Most people that call themselves "preppers" have identified risks from as common as job loss, and natural disasters to as horrible as economic collapse and nuclear war in the world around them.
Personally, the owners of Prepper Outfitters LLC, prep for economic reasons, having food put back in long term food storage is simply our hedge against rising food prices. We also take basic measures to ensure our survival in the cases of natural disasters, and civil unrest.
Where can I learn more about Prepping?
What are Mylar bags used for?
Mylar bags are used for long term food storage. Mylar bags are often silver in color because there is a thin layer of foil sandwiched between the two layers of plastic, the foil layer does not make a bag a "Mylar" bag, rather the "Mylar" is the plastic on each side of the foil.
What is a quality Mylar bag?
Prepper Outfitters LLC, defines a quality heavy duty, Mylar bag, as any Mylar bag that is over 5mils thick. There are many retailers of Mylar bags popping up on the internet as of late claiming they have the highest quality Mylar bags, but if you look closely you will find that their bags are anywhere from 3.4mils think to 4.5mils thick. These sub-quality Mylar bags are often marketed as being better then their competitors, but are rarely a true high quality bag.
Long Term Food Storage in Mylar Bags
Food stored in a low oxygen to zero oxygen environment, like food stored in Mylar bags with oxygen absorbers can last up to and beyond 30 years while still retaining most of its quality BYUniversity has studied and proven this in great detail.
What is Process for storing food in Mylar bags?
Here is a quick overview:
Placing An Order:
To place an order with Prepper Outfitters, add an item found in one of the categories or from our general catalog. Once you have added all the products to your car that you wish to buy, you can click the checkout link in the top right hand corner of the page. The website will have you create a profile, and enter shipping and contact information. Once this has been completed you will be passed over to a Paypal page where you can pay with your Paypal account, or checkout using a credit card on the Paypal Site. A confirmation email will then be sent to you and your order will be filled and shipped the following day (except Sundays).
If you have any issues with the website feel free to reach out to use via our Contact Us Form or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. While as a company we are based out of Minnesota, we will not meet with you in person to complete transactions. Due to the popularity of "prepping" increasing in the recent months, we have been receiving an increasing number of phone calls that relate to prepping but never convert to sales; given that there was no value added to having our phone number listed; We have now decided to actively work to de-list our phone number and other physical location information.