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Uses for Mylar/Space/Emergency Blankets

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Everybody has seen movies and television shows where the victims of a tragedy are wrapped in shiny space blankets. In fact, many of you likely have one in your bug out bag or in the trunk of your car. There are many uses for this vital tool, and I always …

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30 Excellent Survival Fiction Books

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If you’re like me and you love a great survival story, here are a few works of fiction that are enjoyable to read as well as enlightening and educational. A good survival story needs to have several elements in order to be consider one of the best. It has to …

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The Ultimate Collection of Kickass Survival Ideas

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If you areve reading this, then chances are you have done some prepping already. If you are just getting started, then you can read about basic preps and bugging in vs. bugging out. The focus of this article is prepping ideas that go beyond the basics. When I was thinking …

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12 Survival Uses for Egg Crates

Did you know that those cardboard or Styrofoam egg crates can be used for survival purposes? When SHTF there are going to be a lot of conveniences and luxury items that quite simply just won’t be available. At best, they won’t be readily available and trying to get your hands …

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Baby Steps for Turning Hobbies into Prepping

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So here’s the big question… how do you become a skilled prepper or homesteader without everybody thinking you’re nuts?  Preppers and survivalists are widely regarded as extremists, but there are ways to become prepared without ridicule.  One has to find a way to incorporate these skills into their daily lives. …

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Popular Military Manuals Every Prepper Should Read

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Every prepper knows that the one thing you can count on during a natural disaster or post-SHTF situation is panicked crowds which result in unpredictable chaos, violence, and injury. There will be a myriad of events that could happen that you might not be ready to handle. If you’re putting …

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Check Out These 30 Silica Gel Uses for Survival

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If you recently bought new clothing, shoes, or even electronic devices, then you surely came across those white packets that say “Do Not Eat”? Like most people, you are tempted to toss them away with the rest of the wrappings, and by doing so you actually throw away one of …

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26 Survival Uses for Wood Ash

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If you’ve had any experience with outdoor campfires, wildfires, or a fireplace, you are familiar with wood ash. Wood ash is the fine powdery material that is produced when any type of wood is completely burned up. Wood ash contains potassium, phosphorus, and calcium. Most people never think twice about …

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