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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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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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