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20 Survival Uses for Pantyhose

20 Survival Uses for Pantyhose If you or your wife have been throwing away old pantyhose, stop right now. And if no one in your home uses pantyhose, you should definitely buy some. Pantyhose has all sorts of survival-related applications such as first aid, gardening, hunting, shelter construction, and even food storage. Because of this …

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Paracord Snowshoes

How-To Make Your Own Paracord Snowshoes Harsh temperatures and serious weather conditions can be the line between life and death when you’re in a survival situation. Depending on where you live, you may be acclimated to a certain climate, but everyone has the point where their body just cannot take it. Specifically looking at freezing …

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Simple Solar DIY: Building a Fresnel Solar Cooker

Simple Solar DIY: Building a Fresnel Solar Cooker Solar is one of the best ways to cook if you lose power due to a storm, emergency, or even if the grid goes down. Even in the winter time! The problem is that unless you have a powerful system, it’s not very efficient, meaning you usually …

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How to Safely Refill One-Pound Propane Cylinders

How to Safely Refill One-Pound Propane Cylinders If you are like me, you go through dozens of those small, one-pound propane bottles every single year. It seems like such a waste. Take a perfectly good propane bottle, use it up, then throw it out. Ultimately, it ends up in a landfill. Not good. Recently I …

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Window Mounted Solar Hot Air Furnace

How To Make a Window Mounted Solar Hot Air Furnace Ecomotive from instrucables presents a product aimed at lowering your winter heating bill and carbon footprint by generating heat for free using the power of the sun! Projects that involve warming air for space heating using the sun are plentiful. However, most of them involve permanently installed flat …

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Homemade Bath Salt Soak with Essential Oils

Homemade Bath Salt Soak with Essential Oils Relaxing after a long hard day, week, month, or even hour can be a rejuvenating process for most women and men alike. We, as a species, are prone to overstressing in some of the simplest situations, or going far past our limits and tiring ourselves out. Heading to …

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How To Add An Oven To A Wood Stove

How To Add An Oven To A Wood Stove I have for the longest time wanted to cook more efficiently on my wood stove. I already boil water to make my tea and fry bacon on the top of it but I really wanted to cook more complex meals with my set up. That being …

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How To Turn A Tomato Cage Into The Ultimate Fish-Catcher

How To Turn A Tomato Cage Into The Ultimate Fish-Catcher It goes without saying that learning to make different types of traps will increase your chances of short term and long term survival. One of the best traps is a funnel trap. Funnel traps can be made out of plastic bottles too. These plastic bottle …

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How To Smoke Meat The Right Way

How To Smoke Meat The Right Way Smoking meat is a fun way to preserve the meat, keeping its flavor intact. It may look like just placing the meat on a grill, but the mechanics of smoking are quite different. First you need to know what items you can or should smoke. The foods you …

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How to Make Hardtack

How To Make Hardtack Hardtack is a thick cracker made from flour, salt, and water. What makes it different from other crackers is that it lasts for several years as long as you keep it dry. Because of that, it used to be very popular among sailors and soldiers, especially during the Civil War. It …

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