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How to Modify An AM Radio To Receive Shortwave Broadcasts

How to Modify An AM Radio To Receive Shortwave Broadcasts You can convert AM radios to receive shortwave frequencies between 4 and 9 MHz and used it that way for a while. You can make a like conversion on an AM radio you own. This can be really helpful when SHTF and you need to …

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How To Install Your Own Off The Grid Well

How To Install Your Own Off The Grid Well Water is the most essential thing we need for life. With out water we will die within 3 days. Knowing how to install a water well is vital if not the most essential knowledge we could ever have stored in our brain. Having a well dug …

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10 Multipurpose Landscaping Elements That Boost Security

10 Multipurpose Landscaping Elements That Boost Security Use your landscaping elements to boost security. I never really thought about this side of prepping before. I am so glad I stumbled upon this article because I will be implementing some of these this year. Spring’s is here! While you prepare for another round of gardening and …

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36 DIY Weekend Projects for Preparedness and Survival

36 DIY Weekend Projects for Preparedness and Survival I just love all of these DIY Survival Projects. Get outside and get prepared, and have fun in the meantime! As a Prepper, I really enjoy “Do It Yourself” projects that help me to discover new ways for my family to become more self sufficient. One of …

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How To Build a DIY Solar Oven

How To Build a DIY Solar Oven Have you ever thought about what you would do if you found yourself without electricity indefinitely? Specifically, have you thought about how you would cook and/or heat food? With no electricity, conventional ovens and stoves would be out of the question. Unless you owned a portable propane-powered stove, …

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The Complete Guide to Using Super Glue for Cuts

The Complete Guide to Using Super Glue for Cuts How many of you already knew you could use super glue to seal closed cuts? How many of you have actually tried using this first aid technique? For those who are new to the concept, or who have heard about it but haven’t yet given it …

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How To Build a Self Feeding Fire That Lasts 14+ Hours

How To Build a Self Feeding Fire That Lasts 14+ Hours I love this idea. This video by Rob Hansler shows some great pointers on how to make a self feeding fire with materials you can find around you in the wilderness including how to get it started and ensuring that it keeps burning strong. …

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DIY Foil Solar Panels for Windows (VERY Easy)

DIY Foil Solar Panels for Windows (VERY Easy) Getting off the grid as much as we can is top priority. This panel is only 3/4 of an inch thick and weighs in at less than three pounds. On a partly cloudy day the black foil collector reached about 150 degrees (during the sunny times). The film front …

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DIY Bushcraft Knife From An Old Putty Knife

DIY Bushcraft Knife From An Old Putty Knife This is a great skill to have if SHTF. You may just find your self in need of a blade and the great thing about using a putty knife is that it should have a wooden handle already attached. This will only work with the putty knives …

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Apartment Prepping 101 – How to Prep in a Small Apartment

Apartment Prepping 101 – How to Prep in a Small Apartment The average apartment in the United States is approximately 1,000-square-feet in size. If you think about it, that’s not very much (some people’s apartments are actually way smaller). This could cause someone to think, “Well I certainly don’t have enough space to become a …

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