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The Importance of Blacksmithing Skills in SHTF

How to Make a Soup Can Forge — This is a great DIY project for anyone who wants to start blacksmithing on the cheap. Great for SHTF situations to fix knives or even make them. This is an inexpensive tabletop forge out of a soup can (any can really) with a plaster lining.

When you think of skills to survive TEOTWAWKI, what comes to mind? If you had to give #1 and #2 how would you want that to go?  You would probably think of something like military tactics, food growing, survival skills …

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Is it Time to Harness Wind Power for SHTF?

How To Build An Impressive 1000 Watt Wind Turbine — 1000 watts is great power for any home. This turbine help charge the battery bank that powers our offgrid home. It's a permanent magnet alternator, generating 3 phase ac, rectified to dc, and fed to a charge controller.

Is it time to consider going off-grid with your power solutions?  1000 watts is a great power for any home. A DIY turbine can help charge the battery bank that powers our off-grid home. With a permanent magnet alternator, generating …

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Have You Considered Your SHTF Communications Plan?

Have You Considered Your SHTF Communications Plan? - Do me a favor. Take a look at this article and explore the many options you have to increase communications. Think of it as gathering intelligence.

Are you going to be able to collect precious information after a disaster strikes? Will you be able to get help when common communication lines are down?  Image Credit: garvinfredforsale via Flickr You are looking to add depth to your …

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These Prepper Essentials Are What You Need to Continue Training After the SHTF

These Prepper Essentials Are What You Need to Continue Training After the SHTF - This is an incredible article that features many ideas about continued training after collapse as well as the resources needed to pull that training off. These are important things to consider. Remember that planning doesn't end when the disaster strikes it must carry you through to whatever form of recovery occurs.

Having a survival group that trains together, in the prepping world, is about the best-case scenario.  Image Credit: readynutrition.com Training is all. There is no way that training can stop. When you are talking about SHTF you aren’t talking about …

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SHTF: How To Instantly Stop A Toothache

Dentists are scary places to visit, even as an adult, they cause you pain and can cost a fortune if you don't have dental insurance. In modern times people can really get worked up over dental work. Most of which include a numbing needle that makes all the pain disappear.

Dentists are scary places to visit, even as an adult, they cause you pain and can cost a fortune if you don’t have dental insurance. In modern times people can really get worked up over dental work. Most of which …

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SHTF Life Hacks | Secret Prepper Tip List

SHTF Life Hacks | Secret Prepper Tip List — We definitely have to think outside of the box and exercise some improvisation skills when we’re prepping for SHTF, and it helps to get tips and tutorials from others who have figured out some hacks themselves.

We definitely have to think outside of the box and exercise some improvisation skills when we’re prepping for SHTF, and it helps to get tips and tutorials from others who have figured out some hacks themselves.  Image Credit: survivallife.com There …

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Managing Your Mental Health in SHTF

Are you prepared for the horrors that could be part of our future? Is anyone ever mentally prepared for things like suffering and loss?  The taxing of emotional stress is almost always underestimated in the prepping world. Unless you have been through something terrible in this regard you have no idea what effect the mental and emotional aspects of a collapse will have on you. It will literally tire you out! It will sap your energy.

Are you prepared for the horrors that could be part of our future? Is anyone ever mentally prepared for things like suffering and loss?  The taxing of emotional stress is almost always underestimated in the prepping world. Unless you have …

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Urban or Rural Environments When SHTF

If SHTF Should You Head For The City Or Country - So you’ve done your research, read the books, seen movies about society collapsing and then one day it finally happens – SHTF! Should you stay in the city or run to the woods? There are advantages and disadvantages to both, so what is the right choice?

Should you stay in the city or run to the woods? What if your house is burned down – do you find another place in town or head off to build a cabin?  If you already have a bug out …

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What’s in your SHTF library?

What’s in your SHTF library? - This link features an article and podcast combo. While you will get a comfortable amount of knowledge in the article you will also receive a significant bonus from the podcast as well as the guests who attend that podcast.

With the dedication to the digital world and the ease of info access, it’s easy to forget about building a tangible SHTF library. Real books. If the lights go out and never come back on, your extensive source of PDF …

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Con Artists and Scams When SHTF

Not everyone will be out looking to help when SHTF. There are plenty of people who will stoop to new lows when confronted with adversity. Besides the higher risk of despicable acts such as burglary, assault, and homicide, there is also a higher risk of scams. These con artists would be looking to get close to you and gain your trust just long enough to swindle your hard-earned money, provisions, and/or supplies.

Not everyone will be out looking to help when SHTF. There are plenty of people who will stoop to new lows when confronted with adversity. Besides the higher risk of despicable acts such as burglary, assault, and homicide, there is …

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