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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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DIY Bicycle Generator

DIY Bicycle Generator

🕔11:49, 27.Feb 2018

Making your own bicycle generator is a good addition for those who are interested in going off the grid and finding a way to live on their own terms. It not only generates electricity but also provides you with a

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Survival Tips From Mountain Men

Survival Tips From Mountain Men

🕔09:11, 22.Feb 2018

All the pioneers who settled the American West were tough and resourceful, but the Mountain Men were probably the toughest of them all. Trappers and explorers, they more or less lived in the wilderness, only returning to civilization to sell

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No Power? No Problem! Methods for Home Security When the Grid is Gone

No Power? No Problem! Methods for Home Security When the Grid is Gone

🕔08:49, 15.Feb 2018

One of the biggest concerns people have with home security is what is going to happen when the power goes down? When the grid is out what are my options? Simply put not only do you have a lot of

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5 Unforeseen Problems I Encountered When I Went Off The Grid

5 Unforeseen Problems I Encountered When I Went Off The Grid

🕔12:33, 9.Feb 2018

By Ron Melchiore Good day to all! I contributed an article last year to this site and had a wonderful response from everybody. Our host Claude asked me awhile ago if I would consider writing another article. I was definitely

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12 Pioneer Skills We Can’t Afford to Lose

12 Pioneer Skills We Can’t Afford to Lose

🕔10:30, 6.Feb 2018

The pioneers brought very little with them when they came to settle the wild frontier of North America. Most had basic knowledge or experience from the professions they had left behind. Others were forced to learn new everyday skills in

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Mini-Farming on 1 Acre

Mini-Farming on 1 Acre

🕔09:03, 28.Dec 2017

A lot of people love the idea of being self-sufficient in produce, but just don’t see it as an achievable goal. After all, how many of us really have access to enough land to even come close to self-sufficiency? Well,

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