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30 Survival Items Under $30

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When I first got into prepping and survival, I felt the need to go out and buy as much gear and I could find. I think this is probably a normal reaction as you learn about the different ways to survive in different situations. However, as soon as I started …

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41 Common Preps with a “SHORT” Shelf Life

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When preppers look for items to stockpile, they tend to stock the ones that can be stored up to 10 years or more on the shelf. Since these items are high on the priority list of most preppers, sometimes items with shorter shelf days get overlooked and you’ll end up having …

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How to Repurpose Bottles

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It is sad to know that any place on earth that has seen human visitors will likely have litter strewn about. You can also bet that any place with salt or fresh water will probably have trash along the shore. As frustrating as it is to know that man has …

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Uses for Mylar/Space/Emergency Blankets

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Everybody has seen movies and television shows where the victims of a tragedy are wrapped in shiny space blankets. In fact, many of you likely have one in your bug out bag or in the trunk of your car. There are many uses for this vital tool, and I always …

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30 Excellent Survival Fiction Books

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If you’re like me and you love a great survival story, here are a few works of fiction that are enjoyable to read as well as enlightening and educational. A good survival story needs to have several elements in order to be consider one of the best. It has to …

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The Ultimate Collection of Kickass Survival Ideas

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If you areve reading this, then chances are you have done some prepping already. If you are just getting started, then you can read about basic preps and bugging in vs. bugging out. The focus of this article is prepping ideas that go beyond the basics. When I was thinking …

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12 Survival Uses for Egg Crates

Did you know that those cardboard or Styrofoam egg crates can be used for survival purposes? When SHTF there are going to be a lot of conveniences and luxury items that quite simply just won’t be available. At best, they won’t be readily available and trying to get your hands …

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Baby Steps for Turning Hobbies into Prepping

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So here’s the big question… how do you become a skilled prepper or homesteader without everybody thinking you’re nuts?  Preppers and survivalists are widely regarded as extremists, but there are ways to become prepared without ridicule.  One has to find a way to incorporate these skills into their daily lives. …

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