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How to Prepare for A Food Crisis

There is a difference between ensuring that your family has enough food for rough times and preparing for a food crisis in case TSHTF. Having a backup plan in case of an emergency is extremely important, especially if there is a food crisis. Although you are probably not a novice …

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DIY Machetes – Improvised Arms and Ammunition Part 6

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Making your own machete is easier than you might think, even if you have never done anything like this before. Oh sure, you can just buy a machete, but that won’t give you the satisfaction of doing it yourself. So buckle up for another installment of Improvised Arms & Ammunition! …

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How to Make a Chicken Nesting Box

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Eric shows how to DIY two types of chicken nesting boxes. The first one is a 2-hole chicken nesting box from a small piece of plywood that’s 30″ x 30″, plus a second, smaller piece for the back. The second one is a single chicken nesting box, and it’s done …

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Water Bath Canning 101

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Canning is simply a step after the preparation and cooking of a meal. It’s a method that is able to use heat to store food in a closed glass jar to remove the air from the jar, creating a sealant. There are two main forms of canning: pressure canning and …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Preppers

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If you are like most preppers, you have your feet wading into many different ideas, concepts, plans, and techniques revolving around the topic of survival. This unique challenge to be prepared for the worse has many obstacles and potential threats, and one of those is the thought of someone else …

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Secrecy in Prepping Part 1

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You can read part 2 of the series here. Labels So, today there is a term that is used to describe someone that lives in a certain manner, or practices certain practices. They call a person like that a “prepper”. Prepper is a modern term Well, I find this interesting …

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Waterproof Your Basement or Root Cellar

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When it comes to having a home with a basement or a root cellar, you then have untapped space that can be used in order to store your growing stockpile. In this article, you’re going to learn how to ensure that none of your supplies will get destroyed by dampness …

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The Best Articles of Spring 2017

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Summer is here and, if we look back at some of the amazing things that’ve been posted on the site, we’d have a hard time doing that. Nevertheless, I found the most important ones you should read, so please check them out before they disappear in the site’s pagination. Ways to …

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How to DIY Compost and Compost Bins

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If you thought about buying bins for your composts from Amazon or any other place, you probably wondered if you can make your own. why spend $50 to $100 on something that looks nice and takes away the pleasure of making it yourself? In this article, we’ll tell you two things: #1. How …

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How to Remove Pantry Odors

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Among the many annoyances in daily life, strong odors in various areas of your home can be one of them. Say you just cooked fish in your kitchen – how do you get rid of the smell that lingers for days afterward? This is especially relevant to those who like …

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Using Ground Covering Edibles in Survival Gardening

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Have you ever cultivated a garden for yourself? Did you do it thinking about being self-reliant, thinking it will be a strong source of food for years to come with just a little daily effort to manage it? Did you plant it in neat little rows that you dug inside …

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DIY Air Conditioners on the Cheap

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There are a number of challenges to living off the grid, and in a disaster situation, there is unfortunately no way to get around having to deal with them. A lot of everyday conveniences that we take for granted require electricity and gas. In such situations, simple tasks can become …

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On Defensive Weapons

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The handgun may well be one of mankind’s greatest inventions, at least in my opinion anyway.  There is a reason I say this. It is because for self defense man has risen from rocks and pointy sticks, to complex machinery made from steel, and other man-made materials. Man made or …

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Garden Uses for Vinegar

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Gardening is a difficult enough skill to pick up without having to worry about all the problems that come with it, like dealing with weeds, pests, animals, and more. Luckily, there’s an easy way to deal with these issues, and it’s available at your local supermarket or gardening store. Vinegar …

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Zip Guns – Improvised Arms and Ammunition Part 5

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The Liberator In WWII the United States created a cheaply made, single shot, .45 ACP hand gun called the Liberator. At a cost of about $2 per gun, one million of them were manufactured by the head light division of General Motors in just under three months. The guns were …

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The Ojibwa Bird Snare

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Traps to capture birds can come in as many forms and designs as types of techniques, but they all have the same origin source in that they were constructed to capture food.  Trapping fowl of any type was as a whole, not regulated or tracked in any way. When populations …

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31 Summer Plants for Preppers

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As a prepper, planning a garden is so much more effort than just choosing pretty flowers or picking out neat vegetable varieties. You want to choose plants that offer a lot of benefits for the amount of space they take up. The following plants are great summer plants for preppers …

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Coffee, Green Tea or Dandelion Tea?

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If you prefer coffee over tea fear not, coffee contains antioxidants as well, quinines, chlorogenic acid, and trigonelline, and is purported to help lower the risk of type II diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver cancer, colon cancer, and gout. Be sure to keep in mind that coffee has about 85mg of …

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Ladies Step up to the Firearm Market

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Women are coming in at a sizable slice of the shooting culture. Guns don’t discriminate, and shooting is a great equalizer in the playing field. I had always searched for smaller frames on guns to accommodate a lack of choice for women over the years. I have favored Smith and …

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