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What Else Can You Char? Beyond Char Cloth Experiment

What Else Can You Char? Beyond Char Cloth Experiment Knowing how to make char cloth is a great skill to know. In a survival situation you may not want to tear apart your clothes because it may be just to cold or just not doable. Thats OK tho because shtfdad went and did some charring …

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How To Make And Start A Fire With Flint & Steel

How To Make And Start A Fire With Flint & Steel Starting a fire with flint-and-steel is harder than most methods available these days but in a SHTF situation this may be the only option you have. Bushcrafters still prefer this method of starting fire than the modern day ferro rods you can pick up today. …

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How to Make a Forge and Start Hammering Metal

How to Make a Forge and Start Hammering Metal If SHTF and the world went to pot, having skills will definitely help you out in the world of barter and survival. Blacksmithing is one of the oldest still used skill s there is and it’s sad to say that not many of us actually know …

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How to Use Pool Shock to Purify Water

How to Use Pool Shock to Purify Water Many Preppers plan to use bleach for water purification, but bleach degrades over time, so it only has an effective shelf life of 6 months to a year. Dry High Test Hypochlorite (HTH) or pool shock has no shelf life, and its cheap – a one pound …

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12 Essential Survival Items Under $12

12 Essential Survival Items Under $12 Stocking up on prepper or survival gear can get expensive. Most of the time, if you go with the cheap versions of things, you get items that won’t work as advertised. That could be life-threatening in a survival situation. Imagine being stuck out in the middle of the wilderness …

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How to Build the Ultimate Survival Shotgun

How to Build the Ultimate Survival Shotgun Having items for survival at hand in any situation is obviously the ideal situation. What people don’t know is that you can place a lot of the 5 main categories, Water, Fire, Shelter, Signaling and Food in some of the weirdest places you can think of. The first being a shotgun. Think about this, …

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How To Make A Mountain Man Fur Hat

How To Make A Mountain Man Fur Hat Humans have been making clothes out of animal skins for thousands of years. People that live in the Yukon make these hats for their heads in winter and they say they work better than store brought hats. I have never worn a real animal hide hat but I …

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7 Ways to Store Water Discretely

7 Ways to Store Water Discretely Water is the source of all life here on earth, if you don’t have any stored and you have no way of procuring any then I am sorry to say this folks, you will die. You can only go 3 days with out water in a survival situation. Less …

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The Best Winter Crops and Cold-Hardy Foods To Grow

The Best Winter Crops and Cold-Hardy Foods To Grow With winter knocking on the door and in some northan/midwest states snow is already falling. So being pro active and want to continue to grow food well into the winter I went on the hunt for a great article on this. This will be my first …

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How To Disappear In The Wilderness: A Natural Camouflage Tutorial

How To Disappear In The Wilderness: A Natural Camouflage Tutorial Knowing how to disappear in the woods is a vital bit of survival knowledge we all think we can do until it’s time to actually do it. When I was in the army many years ago, they issue you camouflage paint to cover your face, …

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