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Top 3 DIY Survival Projects That Could Save Your Life In The Coming Collapse

December 6, 2016


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Anyone who is awake can clearly see the social and economic turmoil all around us. The need to prepare has never been more clear. The three DIY survival projects described in this article could be part of a ‘Plan C’ survival strategy. Plan A might be to shelter in place. Plan B might be to […]

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Roll Your Own Cigars

November 24, 2016

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If you don’t see tobacco as important to survival, I feel for you. I’ve been growing it for years (and you can too) and during the worst days of the crash, when I was unemployed, watching friend after friend go broke and seeing folks lose their homes right and left… a good cigar was one […]

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Where To Find What You Need If Society Collapses Before You’re Ready

October 9, 2016



When survival experts talk about SHTF events, it usually boils down to two main things: Collapse: Most or all the technical, financial and legal systems we depend on now for food, water, fuel, shelter and security simply stop working. You’ll only get what you can obtain for yourself and your family directly, with your own […]

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FACEOFF: What’s The Most Important Desert Survival Skill?

September 14, 2016


What's The Most Important Desert Survival Skill

Picture yourself alone beneath the blazing sun. You can feel the beginning of a sunburn and it’s only 11AM. Cursing yourself for forgetting a hat, you take another swig from the single bottle of warm water you grabbed from your car, cringing at the oily plastic taste. It’s already 3/4 empty.  You start to wonder […]

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39 Best Ways to Start a Fire Without Matches

September 12, 2016

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39 Best Ways to Start a Fire Without Matches

We’ve all heard how important it is to be able to build a fire in an emergency situation. It could mean the difference between life or death, right? In the bush you need fire to stay warm, to cook food, to boil water.  I always keep a pack of waterproof matches in the car, and […]

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Build Your Own Paiute Deadfall Trap for Desert Survival

September 2, 2016


The Home-made Survival Trap for Staying Fed

While doing research for an awesome upcoming post on desert survival, I came across Shawn Woods, a seriously cool YouTuber who makes primitive weapons, braids his own rope, hunts frogs with an arrow sporting a head he hand-knapped from an old Jack Daniels bottle… this guy is intense! We often focus on finding water in […]

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