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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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The Next Gen of Preppers

The Next Gen of Preppers — Regardless of what you may think or feel about the millennial generation, there are certain things about them that have far exceeded their parents' generation. Information, for example.

Regardless of what you may think or feel about the millennial generation, there are certain things about them that have far exceeded their parents’ generation. Information, for example. All they’ve ever known is to Google search. They have little to …

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How to Use Pool Shock to Purify Water

How to Use Pool Shock to Purify Water - One issue that arises when storing pool shock is that fumes do build up. You need to respect that this is a powerful chemical and you will need to be careful when opening it. Make sure whichever method you choose for storing this, you have it clearly labeled that there can be dangerous fumes upon opening it.

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, …

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How To Identify Animals by their Tracks (with Pictures!)

How To Identify Animals by their Tracks — Whether you’re a hiker, nature enthusiast, or just want to know who’s been eating your tomatoes, there’s a helpful animal tracking guide for you. The Old Farmer’s Almanac has a collection of animal track photos to help you figure out who your furry neighbors are.

Whether you’re a hiker, nature enthusiast, or just want to know who’s been eating your tomatoes, there’s a helpful animal tracking guide for you.   The Old Farmer’s Almanac has a collection of animal track photos to help you figure …

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What Is A Rocket Stove? Why Do I Need One?

What Is A Rocket Stove? Why Do I Need One? — Rocket stoves are fabulous! Easily built but capable of producing a hot flame that you can cook, I suppose, everything over. You can even bake bread with a little modification.

When you build a traditional fire you think that those rolling flames and glowing coals are about as good as it can get. Well, just ask a blacksmith, the fire gets better, hotter and more effective if you add one …

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What Should You Keep In a Faraday Cage?

What Should You Keep In a Faraday Cage? - See an extensive list from our friends over at prepforshtf.com and consider making / buying a Faraday cage too. Some of these items will be essential to your survival if SHTF.

The fear of a large scale, grid killing disaster is real. In 2018 there were more people talking about an EMP from enemies and the sun than ever before. People you would have never expected were bringing this threat up …

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Situational Awareness: How You Can Master Survival, Work, Life and Spot the Bad Guys

Situational Awareness: How You Can Master Survival, Work, Life and Spot the Bad Guys - It’s something taught to special forces and law enforcement officers around the world to increase their understanding and logical approach to what is happening in front of them and assess dangers, risks and possible suspects. But it is not just the elite that can learn this skill, you can learn it by starting now.

How aware of your surroundings are you? A thief could sneak up behind you, someone who looks suspicious can leave a bag in a public area or a person could be about to commit a horrible crime. All of this …

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How To Build A Space Blanket Shelter

How To Build A Space Blanket Shelter - Here is a quick, easy and warm shelter that can be built in a survival situation that could potentially save your life (or at least make your night more comfortable). The roof is lined with a aluminised mylar space blanket and a light weight plastic sheet over the front and sides. Even on the coolest of nights, with snow all around, temperatures inside the shelter can reach up to 70 degrees!

Here is a quick, easy and warm shelter that can be built in a survival situation that could potentially save your life (or at least make your night more comfortable). It is based on the traditional lean-to shelter with a …

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How To Know If Someone Is Following You

In the 21st Century, it is imperative that you know how to protect yourself. This is no longer an option in our society but a duty.

In the 21st Century, it is imperative that you know how to protect yourself. This is no longer an option in our society but a duty. A physical altercation is the worst case scenario. Even if you have the upper …

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How to Stretch Your Food Budget

How to Stretch Your Food Budget — Putting together nutritious, satisfying meals for the family can be a challenge, especially when you’re on a tight budget or don’t have access to all of the foods that you normally would.

Putting together nutritious, satisfying meals for the family can be a challenge, especially when you’re on a tight budget or don’t have access to all of the foods that you normally would.   We have a much better understanding of …

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Could the Survival Bike be Your Bug Out Vehicle of Choice?

Could the Survival Bike be Your Bug Out Vehicle of Choice? — One important part of prepping is making sure you have an economical mode of transportation in the event that we don’t have access to gas. There are always biofuels, but large, heavy vehicles will guzzle these just like they do fossil fuels.

One important part of prepping is making sure you have an economical mode of transportation in the event that we don’t have access to gas. There are always biofuels, but large, heavy vehicles will guzzle these just like they do …

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