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How to Make Hardtack

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photo by looseends on Flick, modified under the CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 license When thinking about survival situations, food is always a priority.  Sure you can hunt, fish, or gather food.  However, having food available for bugging in or bugging out is an even better option.  In my endless hunt for survival foods, …

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Will Automation Take Your Job?

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The future is here, and automation is too. What’s it going to be like for mankind, now that automation is with us? That is a very good question. A truly down the rabbit hole type of question. I love these kinds of questions. I suggest you hang on; it’s going …

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Top 5 Best Truck Rifles

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In plain terms, a truck rifle is any general purpose rifle that you keep in your truck or vehicle at all (or most) times, so that you’re always protected. They can be used for hunting, target shooting, besides their obvious life-saving purpose. While it may not necessarily be the most …

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The Best EDC Items for Self-Defense

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Every day carry, just three little words, but they have a huge meaning. Every day carry is referring to items that you keep on your person as you go about your daily life. The items I carry daily may fluctuate slightly but it’s generally the same. I wear jeans every …

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Storing Food in 2 Litter Water Bottles

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Long-term food storage is a concern for many preppers, and there are at least fifty methods of storing food for long-term disasters. Most of these methods are very well and good, but they require in many cases some special skills (such as canning and vacuum sealing) that make them unsuitable …

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Careful With These Poisonous Garden Plants

Gardens are places you can go to eat, relax, and get back to a simpler mindset, but they can also be extremely deadly. When we walk in a garden, we rarely think about how plants can kill us, and some of them can drop us in a matter of minutes. …

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The Ultimate Guide to Dutch Oven Cooking

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There is much pride to be had by creating a recipe that cannot be duplicated. It is not always the ingredients that make the dish. Both the cookware used and the methods of achieving mouthwatering results are becoming lost to today’s microwave happy generation. A bag of ingredients can be …

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Top 5 Semi-Auto Rifles For SHTF

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Search for any online article that talks about which firearms you need to have in your SHTF survival armory, and almost all of them will note you need to include a military-style, semi-automatic rifle that has a large magazine capacity and can send a lot of lead downrange quickly. There …

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