How To Build an Earthen Oven – DIY Easy Tutorial With Pictures

How To Build an Earthen Oven – DIY Easy Tutorial With Pictures

🕔13:04, 18.Jan 2017

by C. Giurgi Earthen ovens have been in use for thousands of years and are made of a clay–sand mixture that is hardened by the wood fire used to heat it. The way they work is that a fire is

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How To Make Gun Powder The Old Fashioned Way in Less Than 30 Minutes

How To Make Gun Powder The Old Fashioned Way in Less Than 30 Minutes

🕔14:33, 30.Dec 2016

by James Walton Would you believe that this powerful propellant, that has changed the world as we know it, was made as far back as 142 AD? With that knowledge, how about the fact that it took nearly 1200 years

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How to Conceal Weapons in Your Vehicle

How to Conceal Weapons in Your Vehicle

🕔14:07, 29.Dec 2016

First, let me give you a little background. I am a retired Army Senior NCO, Retired Master Peace Officer, drug interdiction officer and for the last 4 years, a military-contracted counter explosive canine handler in Afghanistan and Iraq. My job

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Another 21 Lost Tips from 100 Years Ago – with Illustrations

Another 21 Lost Tips from 100 Years Ago – with Illustrations

🕔12:26, 27.Dec 2016

Today you’ll find some “little” survival tricks popular in the early 1900’s. 100 years ago Gallaher Ltd printed a short “How-To” series, with clever hints for emergency situations. The cards were distributed with packs of cigarettes. All the pictures bellow are part

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18 Must-Know Hints for Novice Preppers

18 Must-Know Hints for Novice Preppers

🕔11:30, 23.Dec 2016

I can clearly see and feel the moment in my life when I realized just how vulnerable I was to the terrors of the world. I was surrounded by a soggy earth riddled with fallen trees and rush waters. It

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14 Dog Breeds for Preppers

14 Dog Breeds for Preppers

🕔14:39, 16.Dec 2016

Tens of thousands of years ago, early humans established an unlikely alliance with another animal—the grey wolf. Over the last 15,000 years, our fates have intertwined, and we have managed to domesticate them into what we now call man’s best

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Spider Hole Tactics to Defend Against Looters

Spider Hole Tactics to Defend Against Looters

🕔15:54, 14.Dec 2016

While many government authorities advise evacuating, in some situations it is vital to stay and protect that which you’ve worked so hard to build. Before we jump into the spider hole discussion, follow these 4 simple steps, so you can

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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

🕔00:00, 8.Dec 2016

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 or nearby.

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The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs

The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs

🕔15:51, 7.Dec 2016

The modern world is filled with information from a whole range of sources. With smartphones and other mobile devices, we can instantly tap into all the knowledge of the Internet from practically anywhere on Earth. At least, we can do

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How to Make Delicious Biltong with 1 Year-Shelf Life

How to Make Delicious Biltong with 1 Year-Shelf Life

🕔13:17, 2.Dec 2016

People sometimes refer to biltong and beef jerky interchangeably, and admittedly, they have some similarities.  Usually, biltong is cured in larger slabs of meat, whereas jerky is cured in strips.  Biltong retains a little moisture, which some people think may shorten

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4 Lost Thanksgiving Dishes That You Can Recreate at Home

4 Lost Thanksgiving Dishes That You Can Recreate at Home

🕔14:46, 23.Nov 2016

by Mary Kurz The Pilgrims ate venison and wildfowl when they celebrated Thanksgiving. So, if you want to go authentic, leave the spiral-sliced ham at the store. Their meal included other foods like pumpkin, strawberries and beans, too, when they

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How to Assemble a Flawless Snare for Survival in Just 5 Minutes

How to Assemble a Flawless Snare for Survival in Just 5 Minutes

🕔13:24, 21.Nov 2016

By Blake Alma If you are in a short-term survival situation, food is not a priority. However, if you know you will be stuck in the woods for a few days, trapping some meat will do you much good. If

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How to Make a Concealment Shelf

How to Make a Concealment Shelf

🕔09:15, 18.Nov 2016

There are certain items you want to conceal from the eyes of anyone who enters your home, particularly when society goes south. But a good place to hide these items can be extremely difficult to find. Any visible drawer or

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How to Store and Stack Firewood The Right Way

How to Store and Stack Firewood The Right Way

🕔13:34, 17.Nov 2016

Winter is coming! For some folks, perhaps it is already here. If you’re living in a place where wood heat is a primary or supplemental heat source for the winter months, firewood is a big deal. The Best Kind of

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30 Survival Items You Forgot to Buy

30 Survival Items You Forgot to Buy

🕔01:03, 12.Nov 2016

You’ve got ten years’ worth of ammunition, your truck is equipped to go anywhere, the medical kit puts some small hospitals to shame and Delta Force are looking enviously at your night vision equipment. The basement is full of stockpiled

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