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Diesel Fuel from Vegetable Oil

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Vegetable oil has many uses. It can be used to cook up some awesome delicious fried chicken, potato wedges (or chips I guess, if you’re in England), or other unhealthy yummy goodies. Vegetable oil can be used to oil stuff around the house too, no one likes squeaky hinges. It can …

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Ryan’s Long Distance Survival Challenge

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Thus far the survival challenges that I have attempted have been focused around the idea that remaining stationary is often the fastest route to rescue. I have hunkered down toughed out blizzard conditions with temperatures below zero, thunderstorms producing hail and winds as high as 40 mph, and the scorching …

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Real Life Survival Scenarios You Should Practice

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Preparing for a disaster or emergency situation is impossible without actually doing drills. I know it’s comfortable to buy stuff, but the thing that makes the difference is how you react to the disaster once it hits. Practicing the drills below on a regular basis willensure your reaction times are …

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Creative Uses for Coffee Filters When SHTF

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The primary issue when prepping for a natural disaster, economic collapse, or any other grid down event is worrying about having enough supplies. Every prepper thinks about it frequently, no matter how well stocked they may be at any given time. Whether the grid is down for three days or …

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What It’s Like to Live Without Electricity

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In this day and age, almost everything is done using electricity. It has become such a constant and integral part in our lives that we use it without a second thought. But what if one day, something happens of catastrophic proportions that we lose power for good? How would that …

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How to Pick a Lock

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A lot of you reading this might be asking yourselves, “why would I even want to learn how to pick a lock, unless I plan on breaking into someone else’s house?” That’s a great question. We lock our doors at night to keep our loved ones and possessions safe inside… …

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Why You Should Carry Money In Your EDC Kit

When prepping for emergencies, most people wouldn’t think of including money in their EDC kit. You may have already packed the essential items in your BOB to make it through a disaster, but once it strikes and all you have at the moment is your EDC kit, you are going …

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