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Amazing Ways You Can Reuse Aluminum Cans

I have shared articles on the subject of soda can stoves, DIY soda can shingles, soda can solar heaters and even how to open a padlock with a soda can. Now you can add a couple more items to the list!

The prepper DIY craze is something that many of us can benefit from. As Americans we have tons of waste. Well, a lot more than just tons. We are some trash making creatures and while we are doing better with …

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Don’t Purchase a Generator With Out Reading This First

Don't Purchase a Generator With Out Reading This First - A generator will keep it on for an extended period of time afterwards until the electricity can be restored. This is a very helpful and even lifesaving invention – but there are a few things that you should consider before investing in one.

If you are looking to build a base of preparedness that can be built upon you are going to need, at least, six things. Really, its more like six answers. What will you do for each of the following? Water …

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Understanding Skill Sets and Training Them

While prepper gear has gotten much better than it used to be. It is still not the total answer.

While prepper gear has gotten much better than it used to be. It is still not the total answer. There was a time when visiting a prepping website and looking at gear was like stepping into the frames of a …

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How To Heat Your Home With Solar Heating

How To Heat Your Home With Solar Heating - This article is a study in just that method. Could you live with solar heat? How about no running water. To what degree are you willing to go back in time for this new lifestyle.

Homesteading is getting more and more popular by the day. Its the push towards self reliance. Its the call to a time that we have long forgot. A way of life that we left behind for convenience. Now, many people …

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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.

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 your food sources will look much differently than those types of food that you use …

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How to Make a Propane Forge

How to Make a Propane Forge - There is really no limit to the things you can make with a working forge. With the right tools this creation seems pretty easy to make.

Image Credit: instructables.com Though forging metal can be a highly dangerous thing and in a SHTF world injuries you could suffer may be life threatening. If you are not trained you may want to consider getting proficient today. That said, …

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How To Make An Earth Battery

How To Make An Earth Battery - With something as simple as an old ice cube tray some soil a few bolts and copper wire you can get about 5 volts of electricity. This is enough to power a few LED lights, calculators and if you are really tech minded even a mobile or USB device.

Image Credit: thegoodsurvivalist.com With something as simple as an old ice cube tray some soil a few bolts and copper wire you can get about 5 volts of electricity. This is enough to power a few LED lights, calculators and …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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