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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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How to Build a Solar (or Trombe) Wall

How to Build a Solar (or Trombe) Wall - a Solar Wall, or otherwise known as a Trombe Wall, can be a beneficial installment to your home in order to provide you with the warmth you need when nighttime comes without wasting all of your money on switching back and forth between the air conditioner and the heater.

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 house for a stretch of time, and then …

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DIY Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles

DIY Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles - 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 as it frees up waste trash and if you decide to  build one you could use old bottles or what ever you have available.

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 as it frees up waste trash and …

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How to Survive Without Electricity

How to Survive Without Electricity - We’ve become so reliant on electricity that many of us wouldn’t know how to survive without it. Electricity powers everything we do- cooking, bathing, cleaning, staying updated on the news, staying cool, etc. If you’ve ever been without power for more than a few days, then you know how inconvenient it is!

We’ve become so reliant on electricity that many of us wouldn’t know how to survive without it. Electricity powers everything we do- cooking, bathing, cleaning, staying updated on the news, staying cool, etc. If you’ve ever been without power for more than a few days, then you know how inconvenient it is. You’re hot, can’t …

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Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection

Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection - Print out a this massive collection of PDF files as reference for a possible SHTF scenario, and keeping it in a nice safe spot. A single printed survival manual may save you or a loved one at some future date.

Let’s say you weren’t paying attention to great sites like SHTFPreparedness.com, owned little or no books on preparedness and survival and let’s face it, wanted to learn some new skills quickly because you were caught entirely with your pants down when SHTF. I have been asked a number of times if I have my collection of …

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How to Get Free Solar Panels for Your Home

How to Get Free Solar Panels for Your Home - Technological advancements had laid out possibilities on alternative energy sources as more people become aware of the planet’s depleting fossil fuels. Solar energy is among the popular choices with its clean and infinite energy source. Solar power systems and solar panels are appearing on the roofs of more and more houses these days as homeowners are increasingly looking for ways to save money and reduce their carbon footprint.

We’ll let you in on a secret. What if we tell you that could get solar panels installed for free? What’s in it for you, you say? What if you could tap into an alternative energy source and slash down your electricity bills, all for free! Technological advancements had laid out possibilities on alternative energy …

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A Backup Power Generator Is Crucial To Your Homestead and Emergency Preps. Learn Why!

A Backup Power Generator Is Crucial To Your Homestead and Emergency Preps. Learn Why! - This article is about having and using a backup power generator. Its a crucial piece of most peoples preparedness plants. As it should be.

Everyone should have a plan for when the power goes out. We all know it will. Some face power outages more often than others. That’s the reality. What is your plan for when the power goes out. What are the first steps you take. Do you keep frozen water bottles in your freezer? They can …

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Communication After an EMP

Communication After an EMP — Do you know how to communicate after an EMP? What kind of gear will you be needing? What will you use after the electronics in your location have mostly all gone down? Have any idea how to protect your electronics from a potential EMP? If you’re interested in finding out, today’s article is one for you.

Do you know how to communicate after an EMP? What kind of gear will you be needing? What will you use after the electronics in your location have mostly all gone down? Have any idea how to protect your electronics from a potential EMP? If you’re interested in finding out, today’s article is one for …

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How To Build A Cold Spring House For Free Refrigeration

How To Build A Cold Spring House For Free Refrigeration - A great option is to build a cold spring house. A spring house is a small building, usually one room, constructed over a spring.

If you have chosen, or are planning, to live off the grid as a self-sufficient homesteader/prepper, standard refrigerators are not an ideal choice. Simply put, they defeat the purpose of being off grid. Refrigerators use an enormous amount of electricity and your typical solar systems will not be able to power them for long (if …

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How To Find The Best Portable Solar Generator For Emergencies

How To Find The Best Portable Solar Generator For Emergencies - This is a great article about the many different types of solar generators on the market. This article will offer up new products to you. I think you will find that there is a level of efficiency in the world of solar generators that you might have no known about.

Technology is going to continue to influence what prepping really looks like. There is no denying that. Even the most staunch bushcrafter has to raise an eyebrow at things like these powerful solar portable generators. These generators are very important pieces of a preparedness plan that works for you and take advantage of one of …

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