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DIY Punji Stick Traps To Defend Your Home

DIY Punji Stick Traps To Defend Your Home

🕔08:21, 19.Mar 2021

The Punji stick trap was made infamous by the Vietnam war, not only because of the harm it inflicts on its victims but the simplicity of its construction. A camouflaged pit with spikes lining the bottom, these traps do not

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The Only Knot Every Prepper Should Know

The Only Knot Every Prepper Should Know

🕔07:37, 4.Mar 2021

There are numerous occasions when we need a rope to be pulled very tight and secured while not losing any tension. The most obvious of these circumstances is when securing a load to one’s truck or trailer and the truckers

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DIY Natural Pain Relief Salve

DIY Natural Pain Relief Salve

🕔09:28, 26.Feb 2021

This natural pain relief salve is a must-have for when you need to be self-sufficient in the face of an emergency. It is an indispensable item to pack in your bug-out-bag, store in your first-aid kit, or have as part

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Making Cordage From A Plastic Bottle

Making Cordage From A Plastic Bottle

🕔10:32, 22.Jan 2021

Repurposing containers is one of my favorite things to do. Some people may give little thought to this idea which seems a little odd to me because when we purchase a product, we also buy everything that comes with it,

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Survival Uses For Soda Cans

Survival Uses For Soda Cans

🕔08:22, 31.Dec 2020

Improvisation is an essential skill for survival. Almost any day-to-day item can be utilized for certain emergency purposes. Things like empty soda cans might seem useless to other people, but, with a little bit of creativity, soda cans can be

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5-Minutes DIY Tested Faraday Cage Out Of A Trash Can

5-Minutes DIY Tested Faraday Cage Out Of A Trash Can

🕔07:25, 23.Oct 2020

Editor’s note: This article was written by one of our readers, Susie Harrison, who published a trilogy on post-apocalyptic America that you can check out here. Even before the pandemic hit the U.S. I had seen the videos from China

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The 10-Dollar Jerky Maker

The 10-Dollar Jerky Maker

🕔08:51, 12.Oct 2020

There was a time when you could purchase good jerky, but not anymore. Today it is illegal to sell jerky unless it has been raised to a temperature of 160 deg. for “health” reasons. The FDA has mandated that the

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How To Dehydrate Milk For Long Term Storage

How To Dehydrate Milk For Long Term Storage

🕔06:52, 24.Sep 2020

When we started on our preparedness journey, I tried to be practical. I didn’t even know what a “prepper” was. In the beginning I made a list of things I used everyday. Literally from the time I woke up: water, meds,

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Baking Soda – 112 Uses (WWII Series)

Baking Soda – 112 Uses (WWII Series)

🕔09:06, 20.Aug 2020

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2016. Given the events going on around us in the past few months, I believe the information will be helpful to the people who did not get a chance to read the

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13 Genius Seedling Hacks That You’ll Be Glad to Know

13 Genius Seedling Hacks That You’ll Be Glad to Know

🕔10:10, 18.Aug 2020

I recently read some great shortcuts and tips I would like to share for a few gardening and seedling hacks, to make some steps a bit easier. Many of these will provide an environment similar to a mini greenhouse or

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7 Mistakes To Avoid When Harvesting Rain Water

7 Mistakes To Avoid When Harvesting Rain Water

🕔11:00, 13.Aug 2020

Emergency water storage is essential to any preparedness system. Your ability to access and clean water sources will assure you have the water your family needs in a disaster. However, storing bottled water in your home is just not efficient.

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15 Cheap Survival Items You Should Stockpile

15 Cheap Survival Items You Should Stockpile

🕔08:31, 7.Aug 2020

Prepping does not have to be expensive, in fact you can find items to stockpile that are very inexpensive. This means that for a minimal investment, you can get a significant amount of survival stocks to ready yourself against any

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The Most Powerful Non-Lethal Weapon Against Invading Rioters

The Most Powerful Non-Lethal Weapon Against Invading Rioters

🕔07:26, 6.Aug 2020

The recent protests and accompanying riots have raised some very real concerns, both in law-enforcement and the citizenry. Countless millions of dollars worth of damage have been done in the last few months, in many cases, destroying businesses owned by

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50 Homesteading Hacks You Should Know

50 Homesteading Hacks You Should Know

🕔09:08, 28.Jul 2020

New to homesteading? If so, you should consider these 50 homesteading hacks. They’re guaranteed to make your life a million times easier. 1. Start a Vermicomposting Bin If you don’t have a lot of space on your homestead, you might

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What Kind Of Guns Are Best Stored To Leave As An Inheritance

What Kind Of Guns Are Best Stored To Leave As An Inheritance

🕔06:24, 23.Jul 2020

Anyone who has ever gone in a gun store understands that guns can be expensive. Those of us who own several of them (and who doesn’t?) can have quite a bit of money invested in our gun collection. That makes

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