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Miles to Travel: Land Navigation for Survival

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I often hear survival experts say that remaining stationary in an emergency is the best way to go.  I understand the logic.  It is easier for rescue personnel to find you if you stay in one spot, but what if you know that nobody is looking for you?  Maybe you …

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The Best Survival Watches under $100

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It used to be that no self-respecting man or woman would be caught without a watch on their wrist when they were away from home. Watches went from analog and wind-up to digital battery operated fairly quickly. If you’re old-school you may have chosen to rebel against the digital trend …

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How to Turn Your Old Clothes into Rugs

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Our grandparents and great grandparents knew the importance not wasting a single thing. When something seems to be at the end of its life, there might be a new life waiting for it, one that will make it just as useful as it was. That concept applies to your old …

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What Life Will Be Like After an Economic Collapse

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If you have been waiting for a public announcement or news headline to let you know that an economic collapse has begun, you are in for the surprise of your life. If history in other countries and in Detroit, Michigan is any indication, there won’t be an announcement. An economic …

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How to Make Cement for Survival Purposes

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photo: adapted from MAHFUZ AHMED on Flickr Survival cement, also known as “cob”, is a combination of grass and mud. Throughout history, this mixture has been used for a variety of projects including to build shelters, outdoor kilns, and ovens, etc. If done properly and designed well, structures made from survival …

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Weird Items that Could Save your Life

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There are always obvious items to save for survival situations.  Of course you want to hoard dry food, water, weapons, and tools.  However, some of the best survival items are not nearly as obvious.  When putting a pack together or hoarding items, I like to think of at least three …

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How to Bug-Out on a Boat

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When you have to bug out on a boat, it puts a whole new twist on survival.  It is estimated that 80-90% of the earth’s population lives near a major body of water.  When highways and city streets get jammed up, a boat may be your best way out.  Also, …

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Things to put in your will… just in case

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Death is a topic that we avoid talking or even thinking about. We wish for a long, prosperous life and more often than not, death is but a surprise that we expect to happen. However, there are a few things about dying that makes it something we can’t avoid talking …

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Shoot to Kill – Shooting Tips for Improved Accuracy

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I will never forget Christmas morning when my parents gave me my first bee-bee gun.  After breakfast my parents went to visit relatives and left me with my grandmother.  When they returned I was beaming with pride.  Let us just say that the animal population in my grandmother’s back yard …

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Preppers on the Run-Chapter 2: The Journey Begins

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This chapter is part of the Preppers on the Run Series. You can read the rest of the chapters here: Chapter 1:The Escape Chapter 2: [currently reading] — It was nearly Noon according to her battery operated wristwatch. It was mid-July and the Georgia heat was in full force. Sandra could …

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A few Survival Tips and Tricks

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The beautiful thing about survival is that you rarely have to come up with new ideas.  If there is a way to accomplish something in a survival setting, somebody smarter than me has probably thought of a solution.  Because of that, it is important to familiarize yourself with these strategies.  …

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The Best EDC Pens

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One of the best ways that a prepper can be prepared is to have a complete EDC kit on their person each and every day. There’s just no way to known in advance exactly when an event will cause a SHTF scenario. And one of the must have items in …

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Survival Uses for Trashcans

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Even though we often spend money buying items that will make great additions to our preps, there are many things around the house that can be used in tough times. One of these is the simple trashcan. You might be amazed at the uses to which you can put in …

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Is the Stock Market Going to Crash?

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Welcome folks, have a seat. The question for today and the topic of this discussion is: Is the stock Market Going to Crash? YES! Thank you for coming, coffee, and doughnuts are on the left. Please turn off the lights when you leave. Ask Yourself This Same Question… Well, that …

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A Roof on the Run – Bug Out Shelters

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Shelter in a bug-out scenario is very important.  It protects you from the elements, keeps you hidden, and keeps you and your gear safe from predators and other people.  Nevertheless, when on the run there is little time to erect a shelter.  In most cases, you only have the few …

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