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How To Sharpen Your Survival Knife

updated Apr 21st 2017 by Eric W. Eichenberger A dull knife is about as useful as a fork in a survival situation. It is extremely important to keep your knife sharp and as close to peak condition as possible. To constantly have your blade in cutting shape, you must carry and …

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How to Make Your Own Alcohol for Post-SHTF [VIDEO]

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Alcohol has been made, used, and consumed by people for thousands of years. For example, cereal grains were used to make beer in Ancient Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt. Later on, the Greeks and the Romans began producing wine and used it as a part of their social and religious traditions …

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What’s a Prepper?

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OK, so you heard about preppers and survivalists and you wanted to dig a little deeper. This is probably why you landed on this page. Fair enough. I’m going to tell you everything you need to know but I have to tell you right from the start that preppers and …

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How to live without a fridge

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Have you ever considered living without a fridge? I have and you know what I’ve discovered? It can be done! Now I know your next question is very likely why would anyone live without a fridge? It’s true that many of us wouldn’t choose to live without a fridge in …

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How To Properly Bury Your Cache

Caching is the art of hiding your preps and equipment secure storage spaces so that you can dig them up when you need them later. The best caches are easily recovered by the owner, but virtually impossible for anyone else to find. The cache should be chosen for its subtlety …

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Military and Navy SEAL Video Exercises to Improve Your Fitness

We talked in a previous article about the importance of fitness in a survival situation, regardless of whether you plan to bug in or bug out. We spoke about the four things you need to improve if you want to be prepared from a physical standpoint, namely strength, stamina, speed, and flexibility. Now, …

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The Biggest Survival Myths Exposed

There is a lot of information out there on the best way to prep for an upcoming natural disaster or governmental breakdown. Many tidbits and so-called “facts” are spread via Internet articles, TV shows, or even conversations with like-minded friends. Sadly, there is a growing amount of tips that are, …

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What To Do When You’re Being Followed

Being followed is a common occurrence. Studies show that 75% of women are trailed in their lifetimes. In a governmental breakdown or survival scenario, these odds will greatly increase for you and your family because unprepared people will be extremely desperate for food and supplies. Below are tips of how …

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How to Keep Your Preps Safe

You worked long and hard to build your stockpile. You spent money, made mistakes, and you rely on it to keep yourself and your family well fed and protected after a crisis or natural disaster hits. Even though today no one’s gonna take a shot at your stockpile, its value is …

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Prepping Mistakes (All of Them are Here)

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NOTE: This article has been updated with more prepping mistakes. We’ll continue to add more information to it. Quick question: how prepared are you really for what’s about to come? The reason I’m asking is because I’ve seen a A LOT of prepping mistakes over the years. And you know …

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Schooling in a Post-SHTF World

It is the goal of many of us is to prepare not only for the collapse of society as we know it, but to prepare to rebuild and move on after that collapse has run its course. We have ensured we have enough tools, food, and weaponry to make it …

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How to Prep If You’re a Teenager

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Preparing for a potential disaster is important for anybody. Even it you’re too young or think you’re too young, prepping is important. It’s not just for old people who are concerned with government or the way things are going in their country. Many teenagers face challenges adults don’t face in …

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3 Hours Until S.H.T.F. What You Need to Buy

One of the most exciting things about prepping is that we get to give our brain a good work-out by imagining in detail how things will go down. Based on what’s happening to other people around the world every day, we’re trying to determine when and how things will go down for …

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21 Things You Can Do to Prep That Are 100% Free

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Do you know what happens when newbies get into prepping and survival? They buy stuff. And it’s usually gear they regret buying 6 months later when they know better. Little do they know there’s an entire list of things they can do to increase their chances of survival, things that are 100% free. …

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How to Sharpen a Chainsaw

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Many preppers are happy when they buy a chainsaw thinking it will be of tremendous help in various SHTF situations. But very few remember to plan for sharpening their chainsaw. Using a blunt chainsaw is a waste of time and energy, not to mention a safety hazard. Just like any …

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Your Customized Family Emergency Plan

There’s no doubt that emergency situations are hectic. Add family members to the equation and the amount of chaos can double or even triple. Because of this, a plan of action is not only a good idea but also completely necessary to survive.  To help you prepare your family for …

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How To Make A Safe Room

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Intruders, like anyone else, tend to take the path of least resistance to enter your home. In the case of an intruder, it’s always safest to avoid a confrontation. Your primary goal for home security is to keep intruders out of your home, via passive home defense tactics. Second and …

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The Best Food for Your Bug Out Bag

A lot articles tackle bug out bags and casually mention we should all add food to them. However, all of them fail to talk in depth about this aspect. A Bug-Out-Bag (BOB) is the term we use to describe the bag or kit that contains valuable food and tools necessary for …

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What To Put In Your Car’s Bug Out Bag

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When disaster strikes, you may only have minutes, even seconds get the heck outta there. A good preparedness kit is essential for a quick evacuation and can mean the difference between life and death. Your bug out bag should contain enough supplies to get you through 72 hours, or until …

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