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Hand Tools vs. Power Tools in a SHTF Situation

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Having spent time (8 years) teaching woodworking,  drafting, metal work, and leatherwork; I thought that I might have some  advice on what tools one might gather in the event of the SHTF.   Perhaps the first question might be “electric vs. hand powered”  tools. The obvious answer is both as there is likely to be few services  available and what are will be able to charge “whatever’ the market  will bear.  Being able to fix and construct projects makes you  more valuable as a barterer or to a community of preppers. Read the full, interesting article below:

Hand Tools vs. Power Tools in a SHTF Situation

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After watching recent events unfold and speaking to family and friends, my wife and I decided to start prepping. Preparedness is a big part of our lives now and I would be honored to share some knowledge with you. Here at shtfpreparedness.com we gather the best, prepping, survival, homesteading and DIY articles from around the web. "Those who prepare today will survive tomorrow."

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