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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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updated Apr. 21st 2017 with diagrams by Dyann Joyce 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 …

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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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Alternative Uses For Honey

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When we speak of honey, the word sweet is usually not far behind. It’s because honey contains different types of sugars such as fructose, glucose, sucrose, and maltose. It is produced by bees from the nectar of flowers and stocked up for the long winter season. We, humans, then harvest …

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Should You Bug Out Alone or In a Group?

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Bugging out from your home is going to be one of the most dangerous things you will ever do. Once you’ve made it to safety, you’ll be out of immediate danger, but getting to your bug out location or even someplace relatively safe deep within the woods is pretty risky. And when I say …

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Toilet Paper Alternatives for Survival

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In a SHTF scenario, one of the most sought after items is going to be traditional toilet paper, because let’s face it, everyone has to go. Not to mention that even before a SHTF scenario, you spend your hard earned dollars on paper that ends up in the sewer. It’s …

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The Best Ways To Hide Your Preps

When prepping, it’s not only important to know how to acquire and store your preps, but to know how to protect them, too. When considering how to safeguard your valuables and food stockpiles, it is important to alert to groups of people who may have an interest in stealing your …

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