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The Best DIT Stink Bug Trap

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Ah, the aroma of cilantro floats through the air…but wait, it is not Italian tonight? That distinctive scent could be our armored little friend- the Asian stink bug. With stink bugs now in over 41 states, even Home Depot and Lowes are starting to carry special traps. On Amazon they …

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How to Slaughter a Chicken

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One of the greatest joys in life is raising your own chickens. Observing chicks grow into full chickens and roosters is something everyone should experience at least once in their life. The life cycle, once experienced, is an amazing, fascinating, and ultimately a humbling experience. Producing your own chicken meat …

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Black Powder Making for the Survivalist

Stockpiling guns and ammunition for “a rainy day” is something that a lot of people do. Tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition are nice to have tucked away, but let’s be realistic. If you really were to get into some s##t, whether it’s defending your land and homestead from …

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Improvised Batteries

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One thing that we live with in our daily life, so much that we never really even consider, is electricity. We are plugged in, turned on, and lit up. If and when we ever get to a time and place that we can’t just plug in any more, run to …

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Gun Silencers 101

Okay, first and foremost, let’s get this straight. They are suppressors, not “silencers”. They suppress the sound of the weapon being fired. They do NOT silence it (except for in Hollywood movies). Although, technically, the guy that invented them called them silencers, so I guess either/or. A good, quality suppressor …

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Top 5 Best Military Surplus Rifles For Those on a Budget

For both the prepper on a budget and the firearms collector, military surplus rifles offer quite the appealing option for a new gun. For those on a budget, old surplus guns tend to be inexpensive, reliable, and built to military standards (even though most are several decades old, they were …

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How to prepare for TEOTWAWKI

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I remember when I was a teenager and saw the Mad Max movies for the first time. I remember thinking, “Wow, I sure hope that never happens for real”. Then I saw the fall of the Berlin wall, followed shortly after by the fall of communist Russia, where, although I …

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