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Forget Shipping Containers Use Box Culverts

Forget Shipping Containers Use Box Culverts - You pay out of your nose for a reinforced shipping container that you hope doesn’t get rusty and leak over time. For a typical reinforced 10ft shipping container you could probably pay about 10k. For the same sized customized concrete culverts you are looking around 6k

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Grid Down Intelligence Gathering

The grid down scenario is a disaster threat that just wont go away. There are few issues that are quite as terrifying as the lights going out and all electricity will be compromised.

The grid down scenario is a disaster threat that just wont go away. There are few issues that are quite as terrifying as the lights going out and all electricity will be compromised. When you really sit down and understand …

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Three Sources of Water in Urban Survival

The first week, or so, after a serious SHTF situation in the Urban environment water might not be an issue.

The first week, or so, after a serious SHTF situation in the Urban environment water might not be an issue. The tap might even still be working. You could have some water stored and there are going to be other …

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3 Less Than Lethal Weapons for Self Defense

The best place to start this conversation is on the subject of lethality.

The best place to start this conversation is on the subject of lethality. The truth about violence between individuals is that no one really knows how it will play out. While it might seem like using “less than lethal” weapons …

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5 Tips for Healthier Soil this Year

While it's not growing time yet, its most certainly planning time. One of the best things to improve before the growing season is your soil.

While it’s not growing time yet, its most certainly planning time. One of the best things to improve before the growing season is your soil. Your soil is the most important part of a successful garden. So let’s look at …

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The Importance of Understand Light in Survival

The relationship between light sources and survival is a very interesting one. Its far from simple.

The relationship between light sources and survival is a very interesting one. Its far from simple. On a daily basis and in most disaster situations, having a flashlight is a great way to see what threatens you in the dark. …

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Whats the Difference in Firewood

Every year we look outside and consider our wood pile. We concern ourselves with how much we have and if it will be enough if things get really bad.

Every year we look outside and consider our wood pile. We concern ourselves with how much we have and if it will be enough if things get really bad. In most cases wood is a supplement of a heat system …

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The Northeast is Wacked with Snow and Ice Again

Yet again the Northeast faces another winter and again a brutal storm from built from artic air further north.

Yet again the Northeast faces another winter and again a brutal storm from built from artic air further north.  This annual struggle is about as much a regional disaster as anything else. How many of these storms are we going …

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A 2019 Look at Grey Man

One of the long standing tactical and urban survival techniques known as the grey man might be changing radically.

One of the long standing tactical and urban survival techniques known as the grey man might be changing radically. It might be a lot different in 2019 and its important that we stay on top of these things. You see, …

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Jiu Jitsu for Preppers

In the 90s the big question was: What fighting style is the best? This was not a question that just intrigued the combat sports community but the nation, before long.

In the 90s the big question was: What fighting style is the best? This was not a question that just intrigued the combat sports community but the nation, before long. The UFC became a pay per view draw and all …

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