Category: 5 Gallon Buckets

5 Gallon Buckets can be a valuable commodity when SHTF. Get lot's of projects and lot's of reasons to start stockpiling 5 gallon buckets.

Make Your Own Ration Bars

Make Your Own Ration Bars - This article is about making your own ration bars. You are going to make better ration bars than most. A lot of this is because you know what you like and you know where your ingredients come from.

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. The food that you use to carry your through a survival stretch or a survival situation is of the utmost importance. In short term survival …

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21 Refreshing Redneck Recipes And Camping Food Ideas

21 Refreshing Redneck Recipes And Camping Food Ideas - No one can deny that a good meal boosts morale. In survival you need a continuous boost of morale. You need it over and over again. The beauty of the survivor is that one can be strung along by good food and hope when all else fails.

Good food can make all the difference in this world. Its the reason we still go home to momma and the reason we stay up watching cooking shows. The right meal at the right time is so full of power. Now, you might think that these camping recipes are here for a good time and …

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15 Brilliant Uses for Five Gallon Buckets

15 Brilliant Uses for Five Gallon Buckets - And the best thing about them: You can get them for free! Just visit local restaurants, bakeries, grocery stores, and other places and start chatting up the workers. Oftentimes they'll just give you their used buckets since they were going to throw them out anyway.

Whether you think of yourself as a prepper, a homesteader, or both, you should be stockpiling five-gallon buckets. As a prepper, they’re great for food storage, building rocket stoves, making water filters, and more. And as a homesteader, they’re great for growing vegetables, hauling livestock feed, making chicken feeders, and so forth. And the best …

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How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank

How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank — I am sad to say that the subject of collecting your own rainwater is getting more and more controversial because states are starting to make this illegal. I can't say I agree with the reasoning, but I can guess it comes down to money.

I am sad to say that the subject of collecting your own rainwater is getting more and more controversial because states are starting to make this illegal. I can’t say I agree with the reasoning, but I can guess it comes down to money. Some good news is that a few states are coming around (not counting my chickens …

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15 Fruits and Veggies You Can Grow in Buckets

15 Fruits and Veggies You Can Grow in Buckets - Check out this article for more info on fruits and vegetables that grow well in buckets.

I’ve met many people who, although they’d love to have a garden, complain that they simply don’t have enough space. They live in apartments or small houses and have nothing more than a balcony or back porch, so they assume gardening is impossible for them. They’re wrong. Like I always tell them, if you have …

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Preppers Gold: Pallets and Buckets 101

Preppers Gold: Pallets and Buckets 101 - There are so many projects you can do with pallets and buckets. My favorite is building an entire cabin from pallets, and making a swamp cooler from a bucket.

I personally agree that pallets and buckets could be worth much more than real gold in an emergency… Preppers gold isn’t just the precious metal. I have covered lots on this subject but after the article I am sharing with you I need to reiterate and go over the fundamentals of the top 2 preppers best …

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How long Will Your Water Storage Last?

How long Will Your Water Storage Last? — How much water do you think you use on a daily basis? Depending on your personal hygiene preferences: 5 gallons? 10 gallons? 20 gallons? According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average American uses 80 – 100 gallons of water per day! In fact, over 410 billion gallons of water are withdrawn from the country’s water supply each day!

How long Will Your Water Storage Last? How much water do you think you use on a daily basis? Depending on your personal hygiene preferences:  5 gallons? 10 gallons? 20 gallons? According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average American uses 80 – 100 gallons of water per day! In fact, over 410 billion gallons …

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Stores That Hand Out 5 Gallon Buckets Free

Stores That Hand Out 5 Gallon Buckets Free - Now is the time for winning the resource game. We live in an age of excess and preppers all over should take advantage of this. I don't know about your but I use 5 gallon buckets for tons of things.

Now is the time for winning the resource game. We live in an age of excess and preppers all over should take advantage of this. I don’t know about you but I use 5 gallon buckets for tons of things. And if I can get my 5 gallon buckets free, then I’m well on my way …

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How long Will Your Water Storage Last?

How long Will Your Water Storage Last? How much water do you think you use on a daily basis? Depending on your personal hygiene preferences:  5 gallons? 10 gallons? 20 gallons? According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average American uses 80 – 100 gallons of water per day! In fact, over 410 billion gallons …

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Urban Survivors: A Post-SHTF Water Supply

Urban Survivors: A Post-SHTF Water Supply -- Water is life. There is no getting around that. The good news is its also all around us if you know how to manipulate it. Water in an urban scenario presents many different challenges primarily because it is either locked up tight or highly contaminated.

Water is life. There is no getting around that. The good news is its also all around us if you know how to manipulate it. Water in an urban scenario presents many different challenges primarily because it is either locked up tight or highly contaminated. This article in particular is looking at densely populated areas. …

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