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What to Do with $1000 Right Now

What to Do with $1000 Right Now - I know people who would buy a bag and a gun and be out of money! Still, we are looking to maximize the dollar. Not only is this a fun article to read. Its also a very cool little budgeting tool.

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. This is one of  the most entertaining articles of the year, thus far. I have enjoyed this look at a lottery style situation with prepping. …

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Dad’s Get Home Bag – So He Can Get Home to Us!

Dad’s Get Home Bag – So He Can Get Home to Us! - Enter the GHB. Now this article comes from a very interesting angle. Its written by a woman and it is describing the Get Home Bag that is used by her husband to assure he can get home. That is a powerful thought in its own right.

While much of the prepping world is wrapped up in the idea of the bugout bag, I think we could all benefit more from having a get home bag. This is the bag that assures you can make it home from work or from that day trip.  This is an incredibly important consideration. When you …

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How to Restore an Old Wheelbarrow

How to Restore an Old Wheelbarrow - This is an article about restoring one of the most important tools for taking care of a landscape or a garden.

What was the last thing that you repaired? For many Americans the idea of restoration and repair is almost unfathomable. We find that our world has been manipulated to believe that its better to buy new than to repair. This has led to quick production of throw away quality goods. Its an economy that makes …

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Build Your Own Ammo Can EMP Shield

Build Your Own Ammo Can EMP Shield - While these builds are very appealing, you must be thorough. Just understand that it all comes down to this one thing. If you are storing coms, radios and electronic information in one of these EMP shields you better be sure you have insulated it as thoroughly as possible.

The threat of the EMP is terrifying. Just the idea that 90% of the nations population would be dead in a year is enough to make you quiver a bit. Would you make that 10% cut? Of course, the majority of that would not come from violence but from sanitation and hygiene. The spread of …

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Great Little Backyard Coop

Great Little Backyard Coop - Despite all that voracity, they still taste good and everything wants to eat them. Therefore, its your duty to keep them safe and the best way is a reliable coop.

Backyard chickens are a lot different than you might think. Its hard to really love those birds, I am going to be honest. When you watch them peck each other or when you see them mangle other living things you get a sense that you are dealing with something that is truly not mammalian. It …

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Survival Medicine Hour: Spring Camping Safety, Snakebite, More

Survival Medicine Hour: Spring Camping Safety, Snakebite, More - How about snakebites? There is a lot of lore around how to deal with those and most people don't know the full story. When you listen to these professionals talk about dealing with snakebites you might be surprised at what you learn.

It would seem that Spring has finally punched through the glacier of a winter we faced. That is fine but now its time to get out into the woods. This is a great podcast about spring camping safety and other things that we are going to both embrace and face in the coming months. Some of …

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A Beginner’s Guide To Making Soap at Home

A Beginner’s Guide To Making Soap at Home — When you talk about dealing with a survival situation its the small things that get you through. This article is offering up a skill that can really freshen things up.

When you talk about dealing with a survival situation it’s the small things that get you through. This article is offering up a skill that can really freshen things up. Depending on how you feel about survival you may scoff at the idea of homemade soap. you might think that stocking up on store-bought stuff …

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Secure Home Gun Storage: The Prepper’s Essentials

Secure Home Gun Storage: The Prepper’s Essentials — What I can say about preppers is that within our ranks we probably have some of the most irresponsible gun owners around. This is not a knock on all preppers.

What I can say about preppers is that within our ranks we probably have some of the most irresponsible gun owners around. This is not a knock on all preppers. Many people are well trained and do the right thing. Just the nature of what a prepper is, though, allows for this type of a …

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How to Protect Yourself from Robbers

How to Protect Yourself from Robbers — When I think of a criminal and particularly a robber There are two things that come to mind. One is desperation. Someone must be pretty desperate if they are going to put themselves at risk to rob someone.

When I think of a criminal and particularly a robber There are two things that come to mind. One is desperation. Someone must be pretty desperate if they are going to put themselves at risk to rob someone. The other thing is justification. In order for someone to hurt you and take what is not …

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The Essential Things All Hunters Should Have!

The Essential Things All Hunters Should Have! — You can grow lots of great food and even raise some good meats. Hunting still has its place. Eating wild animals is an experience beyond just filling your belly.

You can grow lots of great food and even raise some good meats. Hunting still has its place. Eating wild animals is an experience beyond just filling your belly. The truth is hunting is no day at the park. Many people love it but it’s not a given. There are top notch hunters who spend …

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