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10 Useful Tools You Can Make From Recycled Parts

10 Useful Tools You Can Make From Recycled Parts I thought this would be a great article to share with you because I am sure many of us have a lot of broken tools laying around the garage or basement. This is great to know if SHTF as you can have a 2 use item. …

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How To Double Your Gas Mileage 2X

How To Double Your Gas Mileage 2X Well I had always heard the rumors about doing this but never really seen any proof! After watching this video I really think this would work. For me, I would use this when bugging out. I have to go just a shade under 400 miles and I can …

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DIY Night Vision Powered By A 9v Battery

DIY Night Vision Powered By A 9v Battery This blew me away and After seeing what it took to make this I may just have to rummage around my moms old stuff and get the old video camera. This is made very easily, just light soldering and gluing. I decided to post this because I …

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10 Survival Uses for Zip Ties

10 Survival Uses for Zip Ties I normally use zip ties to keep my chicken coop wire together, it works great and I can cut them off when I want to make the coop bigger, Easy and less hassle than using metal wire. Zip ties were primarily used for electric cables or wires. Because of …

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100% Natural Flea Killer For The Home And Garden

100% Natural Flea Killer For The Home And Garden I have 3 dogs and I have been really lucky not one of my dogs has had fleas! My wife and I discuss fleas every spring and I did some research and found a great natural way to kill the fleas in the home or the …

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19 Clever Uses for Rubber Bands

19 Clever Uses for Rubber Bands If you’re in a SHTF situation, or isolated to the point that you don’t have access to a lot of supplies, you’ll need to learn how to improvise with what you have on hand. You can’t have a stockpile of absolutely everything you could possibly need, but there are …

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DIY Self-Pressurizing, Chimney-Type Alcohol Stove

DIY Self-Pressurizing, Chimney-Type Alcohol Stove If you want one of the most efficient survival cooking stoves known to man, you are at the right place… Don’t spend a fortune on the big heavy propane stoves when you can make a self-pressurizing, chimney stove for cheap. This is a great project for anyone to try out. …

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6 Reason to Add a Coat Hanger to Your Bug Out Bag

6 Reasons to Add a Coat Hanger to Your Bug Out Bag What kind of non-conventional gear have you acquired for your bug out bag? From pennies and razor scooters, to chopstick and pantyhose, I have seen a lot of things suggested for get-out-of-dodge kits. While I am a big believer that a cluttered bug out …

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9 Urban Survival Skills That Could Save Your Life

9 Urban Survival Skills That Could Save Your Life Surviving in the city requires different skills than those needed to survive in the wilderness. While there is much overlap, it’s important to focus on the skills you’re more likely to need. If you live in the city, learning to build a shelter isn’t a top …

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27 Clever Alternative Uses For Kitchen Appliances

27 Clever Alternative Uses For Kitchen Appliances This is a really good article to read and get some extra usage from an old appliance you may have laying around the kitchen, remember any item that has more than one use is worth it’s weight in gold, especially if you are a frugal homesteader. We all …

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