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Top 5 Semi-Auto Rifles For SHTF

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Search for any online article that talks about which firearms you need to have in your SHTF survival armory, and almost all of them will note you need to include a military-style, semi-automatic rifle that has a large magazine capacity and can send a lot of lead downrange quickly. There …

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What if Martial Law Were Declared in America? Part Three

This is part of our free, online and highly-praised survival fiction novel. You can read the rest of the parts here. Bob woke before sunrise, accustomed to early rises from his military days. He threw back the heavy sleeping bag, swung his legs over the bunk, and climbed out of …

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How to Make Essential Oils

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When the SHTF, it’s not going to be the just lack of food supplies, transportation, or telecommunication that should scare you. The worst case scenario to be in (when you’re left stranded with no help coming), is a medical emergency. Hospitals will be chaos centers, and pharmacies would long have …

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How to Make a Simple DIY Canoe

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Typically when I write an article I am writing based on my own experiences. Yes, believe it or not I actually live or have lived the things I write about! My grandparents were sharecroppers that lived eight people in a four room house on a farm with no running water …

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The Single Most Important Gun to Own and Why

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If you could only own one gun, which one would you choose?  A handgun?  A shotgun?  A defensive rifle?  A hunting rifle? Obviously, it only makes sense to want to purchase the most important gun to own first. You never know when a grid down disaster will happen, so disaster may …

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How to Get Your Chicken to Lay More Eggs

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Does it seem that your egg collection is decreased or that your hens aren’t laying as they once did? Or the yolks are pale and lackluster, lacking the nutrients they should provide? When the chickens are part of a plan for independent living or as a structured food supply, this …

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Comparison AR-15 vs AK-47

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Choosing a favorite between the AR-15 and the AK-47 is like choosing a favorite child. Wile Eugene Stoner and Mikhail Kalashnikov – the designers – could easily make their choice, who else can really say the same? The design of these weapons is so different in both philosophy and practical …

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18 Containers That Can Hold Your First Aid Kit

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Many preppers figure out pretty quickly that a pre-packed first aid kit is NOT a good thing to simply buy and throw in your bug out bag (BOB) to rely on. The reason for this is that many pre-packed first-aid kits contain cheap and low-quality items. You may think you’re …

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