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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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Get An Unlimited Supply Of Beans Growing This Tree

Get An Unlimited Supply Of Beans Growing This Tree

🕔07:03, 16.Aug 2018

What is a Mesquite Tree? Mesquite Trees, sometimes referred to as ‘Devil Trees,’ are native to Southwestern America, and can be a great resource if you know how to use them. Mesquite trees cover over 100 million acres of land

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How To Plant Your Orchard To Have Fruits All Year Round

How To Plant Your Orchard To Have Fruits All Year Round

🕔06:52, 3.Aug 2018

There are few things more rewarding than watching your orchard full of fruit trees and berries grow. Keeping an orchard is a long term investment. Most fruit trees won’t even give you a hint of production in the first three

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How to Build a 44-Day Stockpile for Only $2.40 a Day

How to Build a 44-Day Stockpile for Only $2.40 a Day

🕔08:30, 5.Jul 2018

The average meal for two in a typical NYC restaurant is $102.60. I wondered how much food I could buy with that same amount of money to add to my stockpile. Here’s how I bought and stored 44 days’ worth

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10 Advantages Of Using Cast Iron Cookware When SHTF

10 Advantages Of Using Cast Iron Cookware When SHTF

🕔07:42, 28.Jun 2018

Cast iron is one of the best types of cookware to use in everyday life. Even better, cast iron is a great cookware option to go for in a SHTF scenario. Cast iron is not the lightest but is sure

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My Personal Bug In Plan

My Personal Bug In Plan

🕔06:27, 25.Jun 2018

For most preppers the bugout is a central part of their planning. Where to go when the SHTF, how to get there and what to take with them are important issues they spend a lot of time on, all with

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34 Prepping Items to Get in your First Month

34 Prepping Items to Get in your First Month

🕔10:01, 15.May 2018

As a neophyte in the prepping world you probably find that you have a lot to think about. For me there was a deep fear that all my worries and fears about the collapse of society werea lot closer and

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The Incredible and Efficient Use of a Bicycle as a Bug Out Vehicle (Part 2)

The Incredible and Efficient Use of a Bicycle as a Bug Out Vehicle (Part 2)

🕔09:32, 14.May 2018

Claude’s note: This is the second part of article written by one of our most respected readers and opinion leader, Left Coast Chuck. If you want to read the first part go to The Incredible and Efficient Use of a Bicycle

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The Incredible and Efficient Use of a Bicycle as a Bug Out Vehicle (Part 1)

The Incredible and Efficient Use of a Bicycle as a Bug Out Vehicle (Part 1)

🕔11:55, 26.Apr 2018

Editor’s note: This article was written by one of our most respected readers and opinion leader, Left Coast Chuck. I want to start off by saying that I have no financial interest in any product I might mention in any

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Where Free Land Can Be Found in the USA

Where Free Land Can Be Found in the USA

🕔06:47, 19.Apr 2018

Once upon a time, early American settlers who were willing to move west were given the opportunity to scoop up a parcel of land and use it to make their own destiny. Known as the Homestead Act of 1862, any

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My First Batch Of Canned Cheese

My First Batch Of Canned Cheese

🕔06:47, 12.Apr 2018

I’ve always heard that “necessity is the mother of invention” but I also think of it as “the mother of learning something new”. Such was the case recently after a productive trip to our local grocery, which is owned and

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Pioneer Foods We’ll Be Eating A Lot After SHTF

Pioneer Foods We’ll Be Eating A Lot After SHTF

🕔09:23, 20.Mar 2018

Once upon a time, heading on down to the grocery store to fill the pantry whenever you needed to was not an option. Pioneers who traveled west in pursuit of religious freedom and a better life in the early days

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10 Things to Do Before the Upcoming Great Depression

10 Things to Do Before the Upcoming Great Depression

🕔09:34, 9.Mar 2018

80% of Americans are under the thumb of some sort of debt. Saving rates are abysmal, and it seems that our society is moving closer and closer to a ‘burn it all down man’ type of mentality. Its hard to

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11 Things The Pioneers Carried With Them On The Oregon Trail

11 Things The Pioneers Carried With Them On The Oregon Trail

🕔08:58, 5.Mar 2018

The Oregon Trail has a legendary place in the history of the United States. Originally built by fur traders and trappers in the early 19th century, by the mid-1840s it had become one of the most important routes for settlers

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7 EMP Proof Items for Your Bugout Bag

7 EMP Proof Items for Your Bugout Bag

🕔10:31, 1.Mar 2018

This post was gladly contributed by Ben Ayad from Outdorrs Time. There was a time when the world thought the nuclear bomb was as bad as it could get in war. Times have changed, and we know that the one

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