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How to Start Prepping for Beginners

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How to start prepping? Where to start prepping? What to prep? These are all weighty questions. Ones that can be daunting and scary. Realizing that the world isn’t as safe as it appears can be chilling. Understanding that your family …

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How To Build A Self-Resetting Mouse Trap

These 5-gallon bucket mouse traps are cheap and easy to build, easy to use and easy to service. I know the regular mouse traps are cheap but this trap can also catch rats too.

Pest control in austere environments is a very big deal. While pests in modern times are just a cause of inconvenience, it was much different in the past. Today, we look pests as creatures that cause damage to property and …

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Failing as a Prepper

Failing as a Prepper - What's most important is that you adapt and press on. Don't give up. Consequently, you can never reach your full potential if you are afraid of failure and quit at the first sign of it.

If you are thinking about starting to prep or even if you are years into this thing, failures abound. One of the biggest prepper failures is the garden. We are always struggling with the garden. It can actually get pretty …

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Why You Shouldn’t Bury a Shipping Container Bunker Underground

Why You Shouldn’t Bury A Shipping Container Bunker Underground - After reading a few articles and watching quite a lot of videos I have learned that, if done incorrectly, a shipping container can get crushed even with as little as 18 inches of soil overhead! So if you had visions of just digging a deep hold, slapping a shipping container in and burying it, think again!

You could be risking your own life and wasting a lot of money if you bury a shipping container bunker incorrectly. It may sound like a good idea, but there are several reasons why it isn’t. You are probably thinking to …

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What You Need In Your SHTF Kitchen

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Whether you believe the end of the world is nigh or think it’s a really good idea to be prepared just in case, building a SHTF home begins in the kitchen. You see it in every disaster-struck area: food and …

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3 Ways to Use a Survival Knife In The Wild

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The outdoor lifestyle is not for everyone, let’s be honest. This lifestyle requires a little bit of grit and determination. Taking on the wild with only a survival knife is not for everyone. I spend a lot of my free …

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DIY Night Stand With Locking Secret Hidden Drawer

DIY Night Stand With Locking Secret Hidden Drawer - Whether you want to keep a firearm handy in case of intruders or simply stash away some extra cash or other valuables, having a hidden secret drawer in your night stand is something almost anyone can appreciate and utilize.

Being able to hide things ‘in plain sight’ is something many preppers seek to accomplish as often as possible. Whether you want to keep a firearm handy in case of intruders or simply stash away some extra cash or other …

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Goose as a Survival Game Meat

Goose as a Survival Game Meat - Many preppers and survivalists like the idea of snaring and hunting small game or even taking the occasional big game animal. My advice to you is to get to the water for protein. Not only will you have access to the fish in that water but the waterfowl are so comfortable around humans they will not be at a great distance nor hard to approach. Goose as a survival game meat may be one of the most overlooked options out there.

You may remember from Dickens, and the stories of that era, what a big deal a goose was on Christmas. The goose is one of the most underrated meats in abundance. These creatures are made up of dark, succulent meat …

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