Stockpiling

Survival Uses for Alcohol: Vodka, Whiskey, and Rum

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When writing articles about potential survival situations like SHTF or TEOTWAWKI, we need to consider the many uses of the items we will have on hand. So many things have a multitude of uses. It’s a good idea to get acquainted with them, so we can prep our stockpile accordingly. …

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Seed Storage for Survival

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When I purchased my first house, I could not wait to start planting.  I was about 26 years old and bought a small, three bedroom on a small lot.  There was no landscaping, and with an agronomic background I started planning right away.  I added a bed with shrubs and …

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How to Set up a Prepping Budget

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There’s an old saying my dad told me that goes: If there’s nowhere to get shade from the sun the best time to plant a tree was 5 years ago. We can take this saying and apply it to prepping. If a disaster comes, the best time to start prepping …

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How to Inspect Your Survival Stockpile

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Being prepared for disaster is an ongoing process.  It’s not something you just do one time and then forget about until disaster strikes.  This means that once you’ve collected your stockpile and written down plans for each and every disaster scenario that could hit your way, you don’t just leave …

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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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30+ Things to Stockpile Besides Food and Water

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When people think of sheltering in place, naturally they think of the two most important things. That is food and water. They are the most important because without food for 3 weeks and without water for 3 days, a person and his family are doomed. But sometimes, though people are …

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