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Battery Basics, Everything You Need To Know When Prepping

Battery Basics, Everything You Need To Know When Prepping Batteries are a valued commodity we take for granted. If SHTF and we have no batteries stored we risk having no flashlights, no batteries to play our MP3s, you get what I am trying to say. Batteries are vital for many of us who wish to …

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How To Make Your Own Energy-Saving Thermal Curtains

How To Make Your Own Energy-Saving Thermal Curtains These work. I will not beat about the bush. We lose over 30% of heat from our windows. Possibly more. So it makes sense to reduce the % of heat lost right? Well today you can…for cheap! This fantastic article shows us how to make these thermal …

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Two Is One And One Is None: The Art of Redundancy

Two Is One And One Is None: The Art of Redundancy   If you’ve studied survival on any level for camping, hiking, or just military service, I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “Two is one and one is none.” It’s an important rule that you should follow, but do you know what it really means? Things …

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6 Modified Baseball Bats for the Zombie Apocalypse

6 Modified Baseball Bats for the Zombie Apocalypse Creek has done it again! He created 6 awesome baseball bat weapons and to be completely honest, I want to make every single one of them. If I had to pick a favorite would have to say # 4 called The Shard! Being able to think outside …

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How To Make A Survival Whistle From A .223 Case

How To Make A Survival Whistle From A .223 Case Because yelling will make you lose your voice, it’s important to carry a whistle just in case you get in a jam. For example: When I went mountain biking with a group of friends I crashed plenty of times. Luckily, none were serious. However, if …

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How To Build A Portable Earthquake Survival Kit

How To Build A Portable Earthquake Survival Kit A lot of you may be thinking about what you would do in case of an earthquake. There are a LOT of posts out there on what you should have in your home or car in case of an earthquake or other natural disaster such as canned …

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How To Make A Hoop House That Will Stand Up To Snow

How To Make A Hoop House That Will Stand Up To Snow We love hoop houses here at SHTFPreparedness. You can count on a month and a half or so of extra gardening time in the spring/fall and you can continue to grow all through the winter with a hoop house. Even better, the portable …

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5 Survival Blankets To Keep You Warm

5 Survival Blankets To Keep You Warm Even In The Most Frigid Temps If you are in a survival situation in a freezing cold environment, your first priority should be to make yourself warm. Hypothermia can kill you faster than thirst or hunger. You need to insulate your body heat and cover your extremities. To …

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How To Get Fresh Water Out Of Thin Air

How To Get Fresh Water Out Of Thin Air If you have heard of what survival experts call ‘the Rule of Threes’ you know that you can only live without water for about 3 days (along with 3 minutes without air, 3 weeks without food, etc). If the SHTF and you find yourself in a …

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Prepping for Normal People (When You’re NOT an Epic Wilderness Survival Guru)

Prepping for Normal People (When You’re NOT an Epic Wilderness Survival Guru) Does it ever seem like the people who are out there writing about survival were practically born out there in the woods, making their own bows and arrows from items they found lying around the forest? Creating a gourmet meal off the land …

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