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How To Repackage Foods in Mylar Bags With Oxygen Absorbers For Long Term Survival

How To Repackage Foods in Mylar Bags With Oxygen Absorbers For Long Term Survival

🕔12:45, 22.Mar 2017

Shelf life varies, depending on the storage conditions and the food. You will usually see a range indicated for shelf life. For example, rice is listed as 15-30 years, and some sources estimate 10-15 years. Here are 19 more foods

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How To Can Chicken (Step By Step Guide With Pictures)

How To Can Chicken (Step By Step Guide With Pictures)

🕔12:45, 16.Mar 2017

Canning chicken is something our great-grandparents knew all about.  Preserving game and surplus meat for the leaner months or for your prepping reserves is a technique that’s well worth getting to grips with. Water Bath or Pressure Canner? First, it’s

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How Our Forefathers Made Glue Out of Pine Resin

How Our Forefathers Made Glue Out of Pine Resin

🕔13:47, 24.Feb 2017

Making glue out of pine resin is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to bind something together when you’re out in the wild. It’s strong, easy to carry, and durable. Ingredients: Before making your glue, you need to collect

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How to Make Candles out of Pine Resin (With Pictures)

How to Make Candles out of Pine Resin (With Pictures)

🕔14:33, 23.Feb 2017

By Arminius The pine tree is one of the most overlooked natural resources as it has multiple survival uses. The entire tree is edible, from the bark to the pine cones. You can make pine needle tea or use the

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How to Build a Smokehouse In Your Backyard (with Pictures)

How to Build a Smokehouse In Your Backyard (with Pictures)

🕔14:43, 13.Feb 2017

One of the best and tastiest ways to conserve meat is to smoke it. The meat is delicious, and if you keep it in a cool, dry place, it can last up to a year and sometimes even longer. The

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How To Make Potato Flakes With 5 Years Shelf Life (without refrigeration)

How To Make Potato Flakes With 5 Years Shelf Life (without refrigeration)

🕔13:53, 8.Feb 2017

Dehydrated potato flakes are a highly portable, convenient source of nutrition. They are fairly easy to cook, don’t weigh much and keep for a long time without refrigeration. Also, you know what’s in them when you make them from scratch

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How To Make Survival Lamps With Used Cooking Oil and Mason Jars

How To Make Survival Lamps With Used Cooking Oil and Mason Jars

🕔13:05, 25.Jan 2017

Being prepared is all about having fallback options that will keep supplying you with necessities when normal methods fail. If law and order breaks down, you have the weapons and skills to defend your own home. Once the medication runs

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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 Hide From Thermal Vision

How To Hide From Thermal Vision

🕔14:42, 16.Jan 2017

Modern surveillance technology can be scarily effective, and it’s getting better all the time. The first night vision device I ever used was an old Individual Weapon Sight, a huge starlight scope that cost as much as a pretty good

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How Cherokees Used Trees of Southern Appalachia for Food, Medicine, and Craft

How Cherokees Used Trees of Southern Appalachia for Food, Medicine, and Craft

🕔13:30, 3.Jan 2017

by Survival Sherpa Foraging wild food requires practice, knowledge, and experience on your landscape. Notice I used the word your land. What you’ve read in books and watched on YouTube may not apply to your locale. While survival principles may

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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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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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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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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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