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After watching recent events unfold and speaking to family and friends, my wife and I decided to start prepping. Preparedness is a big part of our lives now and I would be honored to share some knowledge with you. Here at SHTF Prepping & Homesteading Central we gather the best prepping, survival, homesteading and DIY articles from around the web. - "Those who prepare today will survive tomorrow."

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Tumbling Your Brass: Why You Should Do It

Tumbling Your Brass: Why You Should Do It - Saving precious dollars on bullets is crucial and allows you to purchase other prepping materials or even to just use the extra cash in normal life.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. If you’re a firearm enthusiast, a prepper, or a combination of both, you probably know what reloading is. No, not putting new rounds into your …

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5 Power Tools that Every DIYer should have in the Toolbox

5 Power Tools that Every DIYer should have in the Toolbox - If you now confidently say that you have enough knowledge about DIY stuff, the next thing that you need to ask yourself is how knowledgeable are you about the important tools that can help you get things done easily.

With all the information available nowadays, people can now do things on their own. There is no need for the help of professionals and skilled workers in fixing a lot of things at home. The majority of homeowners are now knowledgeable about the things that they can do inside the home. There are a lot …

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Invest in These 5 Unique Areas of Preparedness to Dominate Disaster

Invest in These 5 Unique Areas of Preparedness to Dominate Disaster - Some of these “investments” will cost actual money and others will be reviews and decisions based on your current process or lack of process.

Image Credit: instructables.com Prepping could see one of the most explosive quarters in its brief history.  As 2017 comes to a close the terror of massive hurricanes, ravaging earthquakes and America’s deadliest mass shooting will be fresh in most of our minds.  People will be exploring the world of preparedness to see how they can …

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The Truth About Landscaping Fabric & 5 Other Simple Ways to Prevent Weeds

The Truth About Landscaping Fabric & 5 Other Simple Ways to Prevent Weeds - One of the most common ways is to lay down landscaping fabric, but as seasoned gardeners know it isn't the complete solution it is sold as. It has some very distinct downsides, for you and your plants.

While getting out in the garden is rewarding, there are some garden chores that are less fun than others, and weeding is one of those jobs. Yes, you need to do it but there are ways to minimize the amount of time spent on your hands and knees pulling out weeds. One of the most …

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30 Survival Tips From Les Stroud

30 Survival Tips From Les Stroud

Les Stroud is my all time favorite survivalist, there is no one that even comes close. Take these 30 great tips from a real pro. I have looked up to Les Stroud for years, I do not like fake survival shows and people who think they know all the right stuff and show garbage just …

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How to Construct A Simple Boat

How to Construct A Simple Boat - This tutorial is easy to understand, and without fiberglass or epoxy this can be a cheap project to build.

Image Credit: instructables.com I wanted to share this tutorial with you because I think this is a subject we tend to forget about or do not even realize that having a boat could be a great alternative when bugging out If you live near a river, it makes sense to not get caught up in …

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How-To Make A Multi Key Utility-Key 18-in-1 Tool

How-To Make A Multi Key Utility-Key 18-in-1 Tool - We all have old keys laying around the house and if you don't they only cost around 2 bucks. The key to survival (no pun intended) is to adapt and to re-use what you already have around you.

Image Credit: instructables.com We all have old keys lying around the house and if you don’t they only cost around 2 bucks. The key to survival (no pun intended) is to adapt and to re-use what you already have around you. For example, an old milk jug can be up-cycled into a mini greenhouse for …

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How To Build Your Own Pergola (and Save Thousands!)

How To Build Your Own Pergola (and Save Thousands!) - This article provides 4 great step-by-step guides so you can make your own pergola and establish your garden area as the focal point of your back yard. I recommend adding a seating area to enjoy your garden and the quiet relaxation.

A pergola will barely protect you from the sun and will provide zero protection from rain, wind or snow. So, why build it? Because a pergola adds a unique and beautiful element to your garden and it’s just the thing to bring your back yard landscaping to life. Consider locating your pergola near shade trees as a common …

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What Happens After Your Stored Food is Gone?

What Happens After Your Stored Food is Gone? - When your ready-made or packaged foods and stockpiles of hard red winter wheat are gone, you will have to have a plan for keeping your family fed. What would you do?

What happens when you have eaten through all your supplies of dehydrated, canned, and stored food? Even the most optimistic among us should not begin eating all of our stores of food without giving thought to what comes next. What if the next emergency lasts two years? When your ready-made or packaged foods and stockpiles of …

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Two Is One And One Is None: The Art of Redundancy

Two Is One And One Is None: The Art of Redundancy - Things break, get lost, or get taken and sometimes they aren’t easily fixed or replaced in the field. That’s why you need to have a backup for anything critical.

If you’ve studied survival on any level for camping, hiking, or just military service, I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “Two is one and one is none.” It’s an important rule that you should follow, but do you know what it really means? Things break, get lost, or get taken and sometimes they aren’t easily fixed …

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