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6 Reasons Learning Archery Will Make You a Better Prepper

6 Reasons Learning Archery Will Make You a Better Prepper I am a big fan of these “listicles” and the information they cram into them. I am an avid archer and enjoy hunting and just shooting targets. Archery is one of those things that can transcend all the misery of the day. The article starts …

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How To Make Charcoal When SHTF

How To Make Charcoal When SHTF Charred wood and charcoal are very different things. It’s easy to get them mixed up. They are created differently. This article offers a great video from one of the best channels in primitive survival on the net. Have you ever utilized the mound method in creating charcoal? It doesn’t …

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Homemade Basil Mosquito Spray

Homemade Basil Mosquito Spray Make this all natural Basil mosquito spray and have a great rest of your spring and summer with out all the nasty chemicals. I never knew that Basil had the ability to keep these nasty, disease carrying mosquito’s away! Knowing this made me search for a great natural recipe to make …

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How to Make Homemade Vinegar

How to Make Homemade Vinegar Vinegar is one of those things that generally sits in the cupboard and is only used a couple times a year and usually for special dishes. Once upon a time, people new how to make vinegar on their own and used it for cooking, food preservation, cleaning, and for medicinal …

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How To Build An Emergency Gas Mask

How To Build An Emergency Gas Mask Gas masks are one of the must-have items for any prepper. Having a gas mask will make all the difference in certain emergency situations. A gas mask can save your life in the situations, where the chances of air getting polluted with lethal toxic gases are high. For …

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5 Homemade Rat Traps to Keep Your Food Storage Rodent-Free

5 Homemade Rat Traps to Keep Your Food Storage Rodent-Free A rat in the pantry is a quick way to ruin your day. They can gnaw through containers like they arent even there and make short work of all your hard work. Luckily for us, the same drive that pushes them to infiltrate our homes makes …

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How to Pack a Hiking Bag

How to Pack a Hiking Bag Like anything else there are ways to do something and then there are the best ways to do something. I would never claim that any article best described the way you personally should pack your hiking bag. I understand this is as personal an endeavor to some as how …

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30 Skills to Build While You’re Preparing to Homestead

30 Skills to Build While You’re Preparing to Homestead There are many different skills you will need to be self sufficient and ready to homestead. If you’re don’t own that perfect piece of land yet, there is still time to start honing your skills in areas that will be advantageous when you finally get off …

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Turn Your Stairs Into A Secret Room / Storage

How To Turn Your Stairs Into A Secret Room / Storage I absolutely LOVE this. I have a small house but I have a great stairway that is just a waste of space. With this idea, I could turn that into a little hidden room either to hide or stash preps. Maybe even let the …

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Coffee: Reason Why You Should Be Stockpiling

Coffee: Reason Why You Should Be Stockpiling After those late nights there really is nothing like a stiff coffee to get you back into working order. Still, it is rare that this makes it into the stockpile or even into the bug out bag. I don’t know if anything would be better than a cup …

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