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How to Make a Propane Forge

Make sure you Like SHTFPreparedness on Facebook or Follow us on Pinterest to be updated every time we post great articles on Prepping, Homesteading, Survival, DIY and other topics! How to Make a Propane Forge Though forging metal can be a highly dangerous thing and in a SHTF world injuries you could suffer may be …

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Living Off-Grid with Solar Electricity

Living Off-Grid with Solar Electricity One of the biggest links in the chain of dependency is that of the big power companies. They have a stranglehold on the market and they also have their grip on you as well. We can do very little without power. I laugh when I hear people discuss going back …

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Soda Can Stove

Soda Can Stove Images: Instrauctable.com; by mrwonton in survival There are tons of great DIY projects that you can dive into. I like this stove because it is a dual purpose item. Though you may think that something of this size that is often referred to as an alcohol stove is just for preppers you would be mistaken. This …

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When The World Ends: 5 Essential Items You Need To Survive if North Korea Sends Nukes

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How to Refill 1 Pound Propane Bottles

How to Refill 1 Pound Propane Bottles Did you know that millions and millions of these small 1-pound propane bottles end up in the land fill every year? This is just madness, why throw away a perfectly good canister that can store life saving propane? Gas companies are not allowed to refill these bottles but …

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Passive and Active House Cooling 101

Passive and Active House Cooling 101 Passive and Active House Cooling can save you lots of money over a year, AC is expensive and some of us still have no access or can’t afford to run it in the hot summer months! This is a great topic that we preparedness folk tend not to cover …

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10 DIY Solar Oven Projects

10 DIY Solar Oven Projects These 10 projects vary from the shoebox-sized and dirt-cheap to sun-tracking and full-sized, these Instructables run the gamut across solar oven-making! All are pretty simple to make and they actually work really well. Use the power of the sun and have this FREE backup way of cooking even in the …

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DIY Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles

DIY Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles See how to make a solar water heater from plastic bottles and save on your water heating bill 🙂 Jose Alano is a retired mechanic that lives in Brazil. Jose invented a solar water heater from a pile of plastic bottles and cartons. This is great for the environment …

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How to Build a Solar (or Trombe) Wall

How to Build a Solar (or Trombe) Wall In the months separating summer from winter, in the heart of autumn, it is not too rare to encounter weeks where it is stiflingly hot in the daytime and inhumanly cold in the evenings. Because of this, it can be quite difficult to cool down an entire …

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Earthquake and Power Outage Experience in the Philippines

Earthquake and Power Outage Experience in the Philippines   Editor’s Note: This full article is a guest post submitted to us for use on the site.  This was my experience with a mild earthquake and a power outage, in the Philippines. Amazingly nothing was damaged by the quake.  I expected some things to tip over.  …

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