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DIY Survival Hot Tub with Rain Water

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We’re going to get luxurious this time, survival with flare, if you will. While not a necessity, who wouldn’t admire soaking in a hot tub without wasting valuable spring water storage? We’re going to cover how to assemble your rainwater harvester, and hook it up to pump into a hot …

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Making Delicious Dandelion Honey Butter [RECIPE]

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This is something special you can get the kids involved during the spring and summer when fluffy yellow dandelions are popping their heads up in the lawn and in the pastures. It’s amazing how kids will eat what they have made themselves – and you better be sure you give …

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How to Keep Your Chickens Safe and Healthy

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I dreamed of having beautiful chickens, Guinea fowl, ducks, turkeys, geese, peafowl, and even cute little quail running throughout our little homestead. They all come in so many beautiful colors and sounds; not to mention the food they will provide us in the case of an emergency. Before buying up …

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Flamethrowers – Improvised Arms and Ammunition Part 10

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The flamethrower. When most people hear those words they usually think about WWII. During WWII the soldier wore a backpack of tanks and carried a “gun”/ wand kind of thing that he used to spew fire 150-300 feet or so ahead of him burning everything in its path. Those were …

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Secrecy in Prepping Part 2: Underground

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Not too long ago I wrote an article called “Secrecy in Prepping” that focused on the realities of stockpiling goods. The article discussed how that if other people knew that you were stockpiling supplies like food, water, medicine, weapons, and ammunition, that this could cause you to become a target …

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How Would You Survive for 10 Years on a Deserted Island?

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No matter how it happened, being deserted on an island can be very stressful and dangerous. However, in this article you are going to learn how to survive physically and psychologically should be stranded for ten years. Though very unlikely, if this should happen to you, you will need to: …

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Prepping for the Full time RVer Part One

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Being a full time RVer myself, I understand the concerns one might still have about being prepared for a SHTF scenario. In my opinion you are ahead of the game already, simply because you are in most cases halfway there. Most likely, you have set up your RV with basic …

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How to Make Maple Syrup

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So you’re tired of paying high prices for that delicious maple syrup to smother pancakes with and you’ve decided it’s time to make you own? Well that’s great – after all its pure natural sugar without any additives. The Sugar Maple (scientific name Acer Saccharum) is native to Canada and …

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How to Make an Edible Garden

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Having an edible garden can be one of the most important features in any long term survival situation. They can also help keep everyday living expenses low which is especially important in times of economic hardship. If you only have experience flower gardening or little gardening experience at all the …

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Prepping Your Tractor for SHTF and Bugging Out

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If you’re a homesteader or a farmer, you’ve got a lot more preps to do than someone who’s bugging out. If you’ve already equipped your bug out vehicle, you many be thinking what else you could do in case of a bug out. Your tractor, along with the rest of …

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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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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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