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Henry Lever Action .22 Rifle Review

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The Henry Repeating Rifle is one that should be well recognized by any serious Firearms enthusiast. Benjamin Tyler Henry patented his Lever Action Breach Loading Rifle in 1860 after three years worth of design and development. Although it came on the scene in time for the Civil War, it was …

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25 Ways to Prep Without Lifting a Finger

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Maximizing the amount of time, you can spend preparing for the survival of your family after the SHTF can sometimes even be done from the comfort of your favorite chair – or at least very close to it! Practicing your preps to hone survival skills and buying essential emergency gear …

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15 Things to Stockpile for the Next Earthquake

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An earthquake is a scary experience. While mild earthquakes typically don’t do too much damage, severe earthquakes can cause structural damage to your property. They can also knock down infrastructure and eliminate power from your neighbors. If you want to prepare specifically for a blackout, take a look at these …

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SHTF Currency Options Better than Gold

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When society collapses after a SHTF disaster we all know the bills in our pocket will be worthless – as will the coins in the change jar on the dresser, unless any of them are old enough to have been made with real silver or copper. So, what will become …

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15 Canning Mistakes to Never Ever Make

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The sight of jars stacked in neat rows redolent with the taste of summer bounty will be inspiring for those who want to start canning their produce.  Before your start though there are a few mistakes to avoid if you want flavorsome, tip-top quality canned goods through the winter. #1. …

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Revolver vs Semi Auto in a Crisis Situation

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It has been said that a rifle’s purpose is projecting your will across a distance while a pistol is for controlling your immediate surroundings in unforeseen or only vaguely foreseen situations. In other words, a rifle is a deliberate weapon, while pistols tend to be spur of the moment. Crisis …

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15 Things Game of Thrones Teaches Us About Prepping

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Game of Thrones, now in its 7th season, airs on HBO on Sunday nights. This riveting series chronicles the conflicts between several powerful feuding families. It’s based on several books by George R.R. Martin, which even he admits, are somewhat loosely based on a series of wars between two royal …

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Are You Fit for the Nomadic Lifestyle?

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Walking through the environment with all you own on your back. Down a quiet hill, to a crystal clear watercourse for a drink. Refill your bottles as you look around. There is a small blackberry thicket where you grab a snack. You hear a noise as you move off from …

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35 Post-SHTF Career Choices

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During the immediate aftermath of a SHTF disaster, the panic and carnage which emerges will leave most survivors hunkered down at the prepper retreat or any temporary place they feel at least somewhat safe. Eventually, the post-SHTF reconstruction phase will begin. This is America, the strong will survive and rebuilt. …

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Do you have what it takes to survive a disaster?

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Do you have what it takes to survive a disaster? Maybe…maybe not. Far too many preppers focus ONLY on the obviously important aspects of SHTF preparedness: hands-on bushcraft/survival skills, supplies, weapons, and physical prowess. The mental preparedness and character or any prepper could either become his or her saving grace …

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60 Incredible Gardening Hacks

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Nothing to see here, just lots of gardening tips, tricks, secrets and hacks! 1. Honey for rooting slips Instead of buying hormone rooting powder use honey – when you cut your slip for planting, smear some honey on it. It will significantly increase the success rate of slips and give …

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The 5 Day Challenge for Advanced Preppers

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You can check out the 5-day challenge for beginners here. Prepping is a lifestyle, not a hobby. Even the most advanced preppers among us realize they do not know everything there is to know about SHTF preparedness and are always on the lookout for great prepper projects and enhancements to …

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About the Bugging Out to the Forest Scenario…

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How many times have you heard someone say, “When the SHTF I am just going to bugout to the woods,” and think that such a “plan” is a simple and feasible idea? I have shaken my head in disbelief copious amounts of time when hearing a “kinda” prepper, utter such …

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Review of the Ruger Mark I Pistol .22LR

The Perfect Prepper’s Pistol? I’m almost hesitant to use the word Iconic in a discussion of just about anything these days. It’s become one of those vastly over used words that writers want to throw in to lend importance to their work, or to lend power to their opinions. So, …

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What Will the Government Do Before, During and After SHTF

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There is only a 50/50 chance the government will know about a doomsday disaster for a mere 24 hours before it strikes. How long it will take governmental agencies to fully inform the public about a SHTF scenario, remains largely unknown. Sure, the 24/7 mainstream news media will drone on …

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21 Canning Tips for Beginners

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As a child, I would marvel at the canning exhibits at agricultural shows with my mother. The peaches, plums and apricots in the jars displaying the blue ribbons, were perfectly positioned and the color seemed to capture the essence of summer sun-ripened fruit. I could only imagine the taste of …

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The 5 Day Challenge: Learn One Survival Skill a Day for 5 Days

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Trying to learn everything there is to know about prepping and buying all of the survival gear you and your family could possibly ever need is an extremely daunting proposition. Most folks come to embrace the concept or preparedness after becoming worried about national/world events or after living through some …

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DIY Earthquake Kits

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If you live on the West Coast of the United States the reality of a earthquake is very real. In the last 365 days there have been over 7,800 earthquakes in California alone. While the residents of California do not feel many of them, they happen daily. In fact according …

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TACTICAL TRAINING FROM AN AUSTRALIAN SOLDIER

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Tactical training is one of the most important aspects of your prepping for a SHTF situation. Use the information in this article to start your training regime, or modify any training you may already be doing. Training should be done to build a skill level, and also to maintain that …

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