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Top 10 Survival Skills You’ll Need To Know To Survive The Coming Collapse

December 6, 2016

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There’s a ton of worry around the world today. A new President in the US, terrorism, natural disasters, and movies and TV shows based on worldwide disaster have only heightened the worry. Who knows if Hollywood and the news are making people more anxious about the state of affairs in the world, or if movies […]

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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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How To Make SHTF (charcoal) Pencils

September 1, 2016


How To Make SHTF Pencils

  In this video, my new hero, Kirsten Rechnitz (man she’s awesome!), demonstrates how to turn small twigs into little charcoal pencils to use for marking maps, writing messages, and anything else you might need a pencil for in an emergency situation. How To Make A Primitive Pencil Check out how to make a primitive […]

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A GREAT Plant For Making SHTF Soaps, Shampoo & EVEN Sponges

August 31, 2016


The Desert Plant That Makes Great SHTF Soaps Shampoo and Even Sponges!

While many Preppers want to focus on Guns and tactics for surviving a long term disaster, the reality is the BIGGEST danger all of us would face in a DISASTER scenario actually comes from infections and disease. So learning how to take plants in our environment and turn them into soaps, shampoos and sponges for […]

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How To Clean A Rusty Cast Iron Skillet

October 17, 2013


Restoring Rusty Cast Iron

As far as I’m concerned, cast iron cookware is a must-have for off-grid survival. It’s strong, durable, made to go directly over a fire and in the coals, and will last for generations when properly cared for. New cast iron can be a little pricey, but you can often find old pans for very little […]

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