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Useful Books on Survivalism

October 15, 2018 admin 0

It should be noted that most books on survivalism are written for entertainment purposes. Those that are not written for entertainment tend to focus on short term survival.  There are also very few experts when […]

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The Survival Mindset

October 14, 2018 admin 0

Historically, there has been a lot of information written about survival mindset, and how it makes an enormous difference in determining those who persevere and those who don’t.   If one reads popular works on the […]

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Types of Bug out Bags (BOBs)

October 14, 2018 admin 0

There are several types of Bug-out-Bags (BOBs) that are regularly discussed among the preparation crowd.  Although folks like to break down BOBs into numerous categories, I tend to think that two types are enough to […]

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Growing Your Own Survival Food

October 13, 2018 admin 0

With mass quantities of food produced and shipped all over the world, it is not likely that many people in developed areas are forced to grow their own food. In fact, for the average citizen […]

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The Danger of Financial Chaos

October 12, 2018 admin 0

Today please allow me to rant a bit. One of the potential emergency scenarios that I think we need to be prepared against is short-term (or longer) financial chaos. The world financial system is under […]

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72 Hour Essentials : Bug Out Bag

October 12, 2018 admin 0

The 72 Hour Bag should be packed and ready to go at all times (one in each vehicle is my recommendation). If there is an emergency that forces you to leave your home because it […]

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Making an electric battery from 1896.

September 27, 2018 admin 0

The DIY instructions from the pioneer and settler handbooks always contain a few surprises. They also give us first glimpses at emerging know-how that will one day become ubiquitous. Hidden within the pages of the […]

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How to butcher a chicken

September 25, 2018 admin 0

The pioneers and settlers grew up butchering chickens. The ins and outs of how to do it and what not to do were well known. Not so much today. And it is easy to get […]

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How pioneers made laundry soap.

September 24, 2018 admin 0

Washing clothes in the days of the pioneers and settlers was an elaborate ritual.  Multiple tubs of water, scrubbing boards, handmade soaps, blue dyes for the whites, starch – and all done on a Monday. […]