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How To Prepare Your House Against Looters

How To Prepare Your House Against Looters

🕔08:50, 25.Sep 2018

Editor’s note: Back in August we posted an article on how a veteran would prepare their home for a SHTF scenario. It would be fair to say this article generated some comments, and they weren’t all agreeing with what it

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Yesterday My Grandfather Died

Yesterday My Grandfather Died

🕔11:36, 24.Sep 2018

Editor’s Note: Roland has been part of our small community – here at ask a prepper – for a long time. He often talked about his grandfather, as being his lifetime model. His grandfather was one of the last cowboys

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How To Turn Your CB Car Radio Into A Powerful Transmitter

How To Turn Your CB Car Radio Into A Powerful Transmitter

🕔06:38, 21.Sep 2018

CB radios are inexpensive, rugged, mobile, and widely available, making them well-suited to use as a SHTF communication system. However, most factory-build CBs only transmit between 4 and 12 watts of output power – fine for short distance communications over

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If I Could Only Stockpile 10 Foods

If I Could Only Stockpile 10 Foods

🕔07:19, 20.Sep 2018

If you’re like most preppers you probably have a pretty wide assortment of food stashed away. My own supply contains everything from MREs and freeze-dried camping meals to sacks of bulk rice; there are dozens of different items in there.

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The Map That Shows You The Edible Trees In Your Neighborhood

The Map That Shows You The Edible Trees In Your Neighborhood

🕔06:21, 18.Sep 2018

If a SHTF event hit tomorrow, how long would your family’s food last? The truth is that most of us do not feel confident that our stores could get us through a long-term event. Some of us might not last

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How To Make A Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard In Less Than Two Hours

How To Make A Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard In Less Than Two Hours

🕔06:25, 17.Sep 2018

Once upon a time, root cellars were the only way people had to preserve their food. These wonderful cold-storage areas became less common when refrigerators became affordable. Houses were no longer automatically built with a root cellar beneath them or

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How To Make Antiseptic Sugardine To Treat Wounds And Inflammation

How To Make Antiseptic Sugardine To Treat Wounds And Inflammation

🕔07:42, 14.Sep 2018

If you have been around horses, or know someone who has, you might have heard of sugardine. It’s a popular antiseptic often used on horses. But, more and more people are also using on on themselves now as well. Sugardine

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15 Reasons to Add 4lb Of Lard to Your SHTF Stockpile

15 Reasons to Add 4lb Of Lard to Your SHTF Stockpile

🕔06:38, 13.Sep 2018

My grandmother rendered lard for her family once a year when the hogs were butchered. She used that lard for cooking, baking, frying, household use, and she made the best piecrust you’ve ever tasted with it. For many generations lard

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How To Recharge Alkaline Batteries

How To Recharge Alkaline Batteries

🕔08:07, 11.Sep 2018

The most common batteries on the market for small electronic devices are alkaline batteries. When these hit the market in the 1960s they revolutionized battery-operated electronics. Compared to the zinc-carbon “heavy duty” batteries they replaced, alkaline batteries have almost three

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The 5 Most Common Edible Weeds In Your State

The 5 Most Common Edible Weeds In Your State

🕔06:18, 10.Sep 2018

This is a field guide to the most common plants found throughout the United States. When traveling outside of the southwest I often found myself lost when it came to what plants I could seek to use in a given

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What Is The Closest Amish Market To Your Home

What Is The Closest Amish Market To Your Home

🕔06:36, 7.Sep 2018

Amish Markets are America’s hidden treasures, scattered thinly across several – but not all – of the states. Many of these markets offer wonderful finds, such as homemade baked goods that can’t be matched in the average grocery store or

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The Cherokee’s Favourite Edible Tree (PawPaw)

The Cherokee’s Favourite Edible Tree (PawPaw)

🕔06:30, 6.Sep 2018

The Native Americans loved the pawpaw. It was readily available to them and it had many uses. However, despite the fact that they’re very useful and there are still many of these trees throughout the states where they’re a native

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How To Turn Used Car Batteries Into A Survival Power Bank

How To Turn Used Car Batteries Into A Survival Power Bank

🕔06:01, 4.Sep 2018

You wouldn’t know it from looking at today’s youth, but it’s actually possible to live without electronic devices. I’m pretty sure that if you ask the average non-prepping teen what their most important survival need is, they’d either tell you

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I Used To Cut This Plant…Until I Saw This!

I Used To Cut This Plant…Until I Saw This!

🕔06:39, 3.Sep 2018

We often get caught up in getting rid of the weeds in our yards so that it’s perfect. It’s an ongoing battle for a lot of people to make sure that any and all “weeds” are eradicated from their property.

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$100 Walmart Prepper Food Run

$100 Walmart Prepper Food Run

🕔06:27, 31.Aug 2018

I have some long-term food supplies put away, but I wanted to put together a 30-plus day supply for my husband and I that contains foods in all of the main food groups. My budget is only $100 and I

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