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Long Term Water Storage: How Long Will Your Water Storage Last

Long Term Water Storage: How Long Will Your Water Storage Last How much water do you think you use on a daily basis? Depending on your personal hygiene preferences:  5 gallons? 10 gallons? 20 gallons? Do you have a means to filter your water? According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average American uses 80 …

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3 Ways to Find Bodies of Water in the Wilderness

3 Ways to Find Bodies of Water in the Wilderness Wilderness survival skills are important skills for every prepper to learn. What happens if the SHTF, you need to bug out, and for some reason, the location you’ve scouted or prepped has already been invaded or pillaged by others? You’re going to need to bug …

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12 Strange and Creative Camping Tents

12 Strange and Creative Camping Tents Check out these 12 strange and creative camping tents and see how the other half want to camp! 😉 The name says it all…. Some are just plain crazy but I can see some that would be really handy and cool to have. This post is just to see whats …

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How To Tie a Shemagh (also known as Yashmag, Gutrah, Shmag and Keffiyeh)

How To Tie A Shemagh The Shemagh (pronounced “Schmog”) originated in the Middle East to protect the inhabitants from dust and sun. It is approximately 42″ x 42″. It has been adopted by military forces all over the world as a standard issue garment because of its sheer functionality. The every day uses, and uses …

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The Miracle of Tea Tree Oil: 80 Amazing Uses for Survival

The Miracle of Tea Tree Oil: 80 Amazing Uses for Survival Many preppers and individuals seeking self-reliance are learning to use essential oils to manage the both routine and not-so-routine maladies that occur in daily life. There are about a dozen or so essential oils that belong in every survival kit including tea tree, peppermint, …

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10 Tips For Comfortable Sleeping In The Rain

10 Tips For Comfortable Sleeping In The Rain This article has great info on how to have a comfortable nights sleep if you have to bug out or are stuck away from home in an emergency and its raining it might not be as bad as you think. Rain is ultimately inevitable and might as well learn how …

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How to Make Your Own Pectin

How to Make Your Own Pectin Homemade pectin is usually made from apples or crab apples, both of which have an abundance of pectin.  Making homemade pectin is one of those things you can do to save some money and to learn as a self-reliance skill.  If there was ever a time when the stores …

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How to Build a Trap: 15 Best Survival Traps

How to Build a Trap: 15 Best Survival Traps Knowing how to make and set traps is a need to know skill for any outdoor person, in fact scrap that, it is a skill I wish EVERYONE would learn. It is very east to get lost, trapped and hurt miles from help. Knowing just a …

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The 3 Inventories You Need To Do First In A Survival Situation

The 3 Inventories You Need To Do First In A Survival Situation So you find yourself in a survival situation. What’s the first thing you need to do? You may think that you need to find water. Maybe you need to build a shelter. In most cases, both are wrong. What you need to do …

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Run Your Dryer on Free Energy – Easy $$ Savings

Run Your Dryer on Free Energy – Easy $$ Savings This has to be one of the coolest DIY projects I have seen in a while. Who doesn’t like FREE energy. After reading this instructable article, I need to do this to my dryer and make use of the solar heater I made a few years …

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