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Convert Your Van Into a Cozy Cabin for Under $640!

Convert Your Van Into a Cozy Cabin for Under $640! The feeling of completion is so rarely achieved in our endeavor. We are never as prepared as we want to be. There is always something more than can be done. Another tool to buy, another cache to be buried. When I look at a project …

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How to Refill 1 Pound Propane Bottles

How to Refill 1 Pound Propane Bottles Did you know that millions and millions of these small 1-pound propane bottles end up in the land fill every year? This is just madness, why throw away a perfectly good canister that can store life saving propane? Gas companies are not allowed to refill these bottles but …

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3 Ways to Find Bodies of Water in the Wilderness

3 Ways to Find Bodies of Water in the Wilderness Wilderness survival skills are important skills for every prepper to learn. What happens if the SHTF, you need to bug out, and for some reason, the location you’ve scouted or prepped has already been invaded or pillaged by others? You’re going to need to bug …

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The Best Mosquito Spray According to Science

The Best Mosquito Spray According to Science Mosquitos are a problem. Besides being incredibly annoying, they are also deadly disease vectors. Just a few of the things mosquitoes can carry include:  Zika virus, West Nile virus, malaria, elephantiasis, encephalitis, yellow fever, dengue fever, and parasites. You can wear mosquito nets to completely avoid them, but those are …

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How To Make Beer From Stinging Nettles

How To Make Beer From Stinging Nettles I am so happy I found a few awesome uses for this somewhat, forgotten wild edible. Stinging nettles have just earned a few awesome points in my book. If you haven’t guessed this weed from the photo already, it is actually the common “stinging nettle” You know, the …

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99 Bug Out Bag Gear Ideas You May Not Have Thought Of

99 Bug Out Bag Gear Ideas You May Not Have Thought Of Have you thought of everything for your bug out bag? This article will almost definitely give you at least one idea of what you should have in your bug out bag that you haven’t though of yet. Obviously, you need to have some way …

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DIY Emergency 100 Hour Candles For $1 Each

DIY Emergency 100 Hour Candles For $1 Each Candles are a preppers best friend, they give us light when the power goes out, they can even heat a room with help from a terracotta pot. The only bad thing about candles is that they are pretty pricey! I found a great tutorial that shows you how …

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How To Make Your Own Air Conditioner

How to Make Your Own Air Conditioner Air conditioning is one of those things that you technically don’t need to survive, but it’s still nice to have. But there’s one problem with modern day air conditioners- they rely on electricity. Because of this, if the electricity goes out, then so does your cold air. If …

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Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection

Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection Let’s say you weren’t paying attention to great sites like SHTFPreparedness.com, owned little or no books on preparedness and survival and let’s face it, wanted to learn some new skills quickly because you were caught entirely with your pants down when SHTF. I have been asked a number of …

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12 Different Ways to Hang a Hammock

12 Different Ways to Hang a Hammock If you’re ever in a situation where you’re moving from place to place and can’t always find shelter, you’ll appreciate having several bedding options. One great choice is a hammock. Hammocks are light and easily portable. They also mean you don’t have to sleep on the ground and …

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