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How To Turn Diapers Into Super Growing Potting Soil

How To Turn Diapers Into Super Growing Potting Soil Did you know that diapers contain crystals that are non toxic, biodegradable and environmentally friendly. If you have no idea that diapers were this amazing you need to read on and learn why these could turn normal soil into “super soil”: try adding 4 cups of water …

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The Plastic Bottle Cutter – The Smart Way to Recycle Plastic Bottles

The Plastic Bottle Cutter – The Smart Way to Recycle Plastic Bottles You like to recycle, and sometimes you need rope. These two things seem unrelated, don’t they? They do seem that way, at first, but really, they’re not. With the Plastic Bottle Cutter, you can recycle your plastic bottles and forego that trip to …

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How To Convert Crock-Pot Cooking to Dutch Oven Perfection

How To Convert Crock-Pot Cooking to Dutch Oven Perfection Slow cookers have been a god send for years, now convert them to dutch cooking if SHTF or for camping… even off the grid cooking. Slow cookers are great if you want to cook a meal while you are out or at work. You just throw …

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How To Knap An Arrowhead From A Glass Bottle

How To Knap An Arrowhead From A Glass Bottle This knowledge could really save your life in a SHTF situation. The best part of the bottle to use is the bottom, because the glass tends to be thicker than the sides of the bottle, and much less curved. So when picking your bottle, pay special attention to …

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How to Make Fire With a Lemon – Fact or Fiction?

How to Make Fire With a Lemon – Fact or Fiction? When SHTF, sometimes we need to get creative. While you may not have all of these items on hand, I just wanted to show you what you can do with items you may be able to scavenge and a little ingenuity (MacGyver anyone?). Ok, …

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30 Survival Tips From Les Stroud

30 Survival Tips From Les Stroud Les Stroud is my all time favorite survivalist, there is no one that even comes close. Take these 30 great tips from a real pro. I have looked up to Les Stroud for years, I do not like fake survival shows and people who think they know all the right …

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Will You Turn Away Family, Friends And Neighbors At Your Door

Will You Turn Away Family, Friends And Neighbors At Your Door This is one of the those great what if articles. Its a terrifying thought but one we must consider. If the big one hits, whatever that big one may be, you will have some serious decisions to make. Even as a well prepared survivalist …

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Emergency Bags Every Prepper Needs to Have

Emergency Bags Every Prepper Needs to Have So often we get great articles about what should go into a bag. Whether we are talking about a bugout bag, go bag, get home bag or an INCH bag. It’s so rare that you see an article that is about the actual bag! As preppers its very …

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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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