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Know What Plants You Can (and Can’t) Eat When SHTF

Know What Plants You Can (and Can’t) Eat When SHTF If you take a good look at your yard, you will find many different edible weeds that can be eaten in salads, made into tea or used for health purposes. However, this information can help you wherever you are, be it in a city or …

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The Cattail – The Super Walmart Of The Swamp

The Cattail – The Super Walmart Of The Swamp The Cattail is truly one amazing survival plant. It pretty much grows anywhere in America and knowing this information could save your life. I can think of no other North American plant that is more useful than the cattail. This wonderful plant is a virtual gold …

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Survival Skills: Scavenge A Vehicle For Survival

  Survival Skills: Scavenge A Vehicle For Survival When the SHTF, you will likely need to do some scavenging, like it or not. Scavenging after SHTF carries significant stigma, invoking your most dreaded nightmares. During man-made or natural disasters (including war), scavenging is a common occurrence. I have for a long time wondered what items and tools …

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How to Pickle Anything (no canning necessary)

How to Pickle Anything (no canning necessary) Pickling is not only great fun, it’s really good for you to eat the foods you pickle. Great to stockpile for a SHTF situation or if you just want to save money on your grocery bill. When most people hear “pickle” they probably think of the classic sour …

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7 Methods of Primitive Fire Starting

7 Methods of Primitive Fire Starting All of these primitive fire starting methods are thousands of years old. Learn how to make fire the old school way today! Making fire the primitive way is defiantly a skill you NEED for a SHTF situation, there are so many things that could happen where you lose all your gear …

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How To Make A Ginger Press To Relieve Pain

How To Make A Ginger Press To Relieve Pain If you are trying to be more natural and rely less on modern pain killers this ginger press may be exactly what you are looking for. My wife is a health nut, she likes to run and exercise pretty much daily. Last week she fell and hurt …

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DIY Water Heater For Camping, Cabin Or Anywhere With No Hot Water

DIY Water Heater For Camping, Cabin Or Anywhere With No Hot Water This instructable will show you how to build a cheap and easy water heater to use for camping, hunting cabins, or anywhere that hot water isn’t readily available. I love projects like this one. They are simple, easy to read and best of …

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How To Build The Ultimate 25 Pound Bug Out Bag

How To Build The Ultimate 25 Pound Bug Out Bag There are a lot of things that people pack in their bug out bags for survival and sometimes even for comfort. Unfortunately, you can’t have everything because you can only carry so much. A lot of people throw around weights like “no more than 50-60 …

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DIY Electric Water Tank to a Outdoor Wood Heater

DIY Electric Water Tank to a Outdoor Wood Heater This is a cool DIY project for you to get your hands dirty with this summer. I won’t lie. It looks complicated, but doable. Old electric water tanks are everywhere online, Craigslist is probably the best option to pick one off these up for cheap or …

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DIY Off the Grid Cooking and Refrigeration

DIY Off the Grid Cooking and Refrigeration We as an entire nation are very accustomed to the everyday appliances that we are afforded to use. These include refrigerators, microwaves, stoves, ovens, and more that are almost constantly at our disposal. Most of the time, we don’t even notice how dependent we are on them, as …

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