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Here’s Why You Should Always Have A Gas Mask In Your House

Here’s Why You Should Always Have A Gas Mask In Your House

🕔07:51, 22.Jul 2019

Chemical weapons and chemical warfare have been banned indefinitely under the 1925 Geneva Protocol which should infer that we have little to worry about as far as dying from asphyxiating gas or having our lungs melted by chlorine, right? Unfortunately,

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What Really Happens if You Eat a Bucket of Survival Food When SHTF

What Really Happens if You Eat a Bucket of Survival Food When SHTF

🕔07:02, 19.Jul 2019

Food: it seems to be the one constant in prepping. We start out buying food and many of us are still buying food, long after we think we’ve got all our other preps in place. No matter how much food

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The Ultimate Chicken Meat Processing Guide for Preppers

The Ultimate Chicken Meat Processing Guide for Preppers

🕔07:09, 18.Jul 2019

Dressing a whole chicken from start to finish is an essential skill that any prepper should possess. You may not want to kill a chicken yourself, but in the event that you need to, it helps to know how to

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How to Get Rid of Poison Ivy

How to Get Rid of Poison Ivy

🕔09:33, 16.Jul 2019

If you find poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) on your property, you need to act quickly, but with caution. If you allow the plant to take hold and spread, you’ll have a major fight to get rid of it. Most people

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6 Easy Ways to Siphon Gas in A Survival Situation

6 Easy Ways to Siphon Gas in A Survival Situation

🕔07:07, 8.Jul 2019

Gasoline is one of the most common fuels in America today. Not only do we power our vehicles with it, but a wide variety of other tools, like chainsaws and lawn mowers are gasoline powered. Gas is also a great

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What Is the Best Canned Meat?

What Is the Best Canned Meat?

🕔10:22, 4.Jul 2019

Every prepper’s pantry has canned food in it. It’s the first line of defense against starvation in a disaster scenario. While canned foods shouldn’t make up all your food storage, there are some benefits that canned foods present. The biggest

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The Lost Ninja Superfood

The Lost Ninja Superfood

🕔07:02, 1.Jul 2019

History is filled with unique characters and unique groups of people, many of whom we can learn things from. Each of these groups had to find a way to survive the hardships of life, often times overcoming great obstacles along

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8 Edible Backyard Plants And Their Poisonous Lookalikes

8 Edible Backyard Plants And Their Poisonous Lookalikes

🕔08:01, 28.Jun 2019

There are many wild plants growing near your home which are edible and valuable in a survival situation. Some are relatively unknown, while others, like dandelion, are very well known. I’ve been taught about the edibility of dandelion since childhood

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The Only 4 Knots That You’re Going To Actually Use In A Survival Situation

The Only 4 Knots That You’re Going To Actually Use In A Survival Situation

🕔09:47, 27.Jun 2019

Tomorrow, as you go through your day, try to keep count of how many fasteners you use. All of them – belts, locks, buttons, zippers, screws, nails, cargo straps, bungees and whatever else you use to hold things together. There

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10 Bugs You Should Never Kill In Your Garden

10 Bugs You Should Never Kill In Your Garden

🕔08:54, 25.Jun 2019

Just the thought of bugs can cause some people to start squirming. But, not all bugs are the enemy, especially when it comes to gardens. There are a few, even some of the creepy ones, that are beneficial to our

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How I Survived Alone for 10 Months Living Off the Land

How I Survived Alone for 10 Months Living Off the Land

🕔10:31, 24.Jun 2019

Editor’s note: Mary Calder is one of our most dedicated readers and member of our small community here on Askaprepper.com. This is her 10-month struggle to survive off the land in a life-threatening situation, from which we can all learn

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12 Foods I Keep In My Car At All Times

12 Foods I Keep In My Car At All Times

🕔06:31, 21.Jun 2019

Being prepared means being prepared all the time; at least in my book it does. That can be a bit challenging at times, especially since we don’t really know what life is going to throw our way. That’s why I

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The Complete Guide To Cleaning And Lubricating Your Ar-15

The Complete Guide To Cleaning And Lubricating Your Ar-15

🕔07:50, 20.Jun 2019

It was a long time ago, but I still remember basic training. The first day, we were issued our M-16s. Then we were told we had to clean them. I was fortunate, in that I had owned guns before and

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10 Prepping Items You Can Buy at the Salvation Army

10 Prepping Items You Can Buy at the Salvation Army

🕔11:26, 13.Jun 2019

I have to confess, I don’t normally think of the Salvation Army as one of my top prepping stores. I’ve shopped for prepping equipment and supplies at a lot of different places through the years. Even so, I’d kind of

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Meal Planning: A Month’s Worth of Survival Food with 2000 Calories per Day

Meal Planning: A Month’s Worth of Survival Food with 2000 Calories per Day

🕔08:09, 10.Jun 2019

Spring always has me thinking about my emergency supplies, especially the first 30-day supply. I live in a hurricane evacuation zone in Florida, so these emergency supplies are vitally important to my planning. I have experienced what happens when an

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