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12 Essential Crossbow Do’s and Don’ts

12 Essential Crossbow Do’s and Don’ts Knowing how to set up and shoot a cross bow could give you the edge over other survivalists because at some point ammo will run out and relying on traps alone to catch your next meal may not be enough. I will be purchasing a cross bow when I …

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How To Start a Fire With a Dead Lighter

How to Start a Fire With a Dead Lighter To survive in the wild, you must be able to keep yourself warm, keep yourself fed, and keep yourself protected. Fire helps you accomplish all of these things. There are countless survival stories of people relying on fires to stay alive. Fires are something that man …

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200 Items You Can Barter After The Collapse

200 Items You Can Barter After The Collapse As all preppers know, there could come a day when the money we use on a daily basis becomes worthless. If that happens, then eventually a new currency will take its place. But first, people will be forced to barter with one another to get the things …

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Survival Lessons Learned from Long Camping Trips

Survival Lessons Learned from Long Camping Trips People all across the country enjoy the recreational activity of camping. Whether that’s “glamping” in an RV or backpack hiking and camping, there are some really great survival lessons that can be learned on longer camping trips. The definition for “longer” means more than one just one or …

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How to Make Aspirin For Emergency Situations

How to Make Aspirin For Emergency Situations Knowing How to Make Aspirin in a SHTF or emergency situation could be a god send! I have actually made aspirin a few years ago and it actually worked OK. Obviously it won’t be as good as the store bought pain relievers but it did actually help with a …

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35 Reasons Coffee Filters are Survival Multitaskers

35 Reasons Coffee Filters are Survival Multitaskers The simple coffee filter is not so simple when it comes to survival! There are numerous uses beyond the obvious filtering that can help make a SHTF situation go from absolutely awful to not-so-bad. How is that possible you ask? Here are just a few uses for this …

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17 Lost Survival Skills Your Ancestors Had

17 Lost Survival Skills Your Ancestors Had Prepping to survive after a major disaster is so much more than stockpiling supplies. If we ever face an end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it scenario, we’re going to need much more than supplies if we want to rebuild society. We’re going to need skills. Farming, blacksmithing, woodworking… These types of skills were …

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8 Reasons Old Cookbooks Are Important

8 Reasons Old Cookbooks Are Important The differences in the way we prepare and cook food now are very different than it was 100 years ago. Instead of using the internet or an app on their smartphones, they used cookbooks. The cookbooks of today assume you have certain appliances such as a mixer to work …

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How To Build A Survival Tarp Shelter In 2 Minutes

 How To Build A Survival Tarp Shelter In 2 Minutes This method can be done anywhere and doesn’t need trees or cordage. The other reason I like it is because it has a floor, roof AND sides and an opening for the warmth of the campfire. The stakes and poles can easily be replaced with …

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How To Use Refillable Lighters for Survival

How To Use Refillable Lighters for Survival A lot of preppers have numerous disposable lighters stashed as a method for starting fires after a SHTF event. They may also have matches, lenses to use the sun to start a fire, or refillable lighters. Others swear by the old Zippo lighters that were popular during World …

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