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How to Survive a Flood

This spring / beginning of summer has brought torrential rainfalls in the plains states down to the gulf coast of Texas and Louisiana. Along with such serious rainfall comes flooding. And there is a lot of flooding – and flash flooding – happening in this region. Millions of dollars of property damage is occurring due […]

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Where to Buy and Why to Stock Paracord For Survival

Paracord is one of those multi-purpose items – like duct tape – that all preppers and survivalists should keep on hand. Bet MacGyver would have loved him some paracord … So we’re going to talk about why you should buy paracord and where to buy it. It’s light-weight, high-strength, compact size, and low cost make […]

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Surviving Riots … To Bug-out or Bug-in?

America’s peaceful protests aren’t staying so peaceful … With emotionally charged issues at hand – we’re not getting into the political and societal side today – the pot of public outrage is boiling over. Today’s focus will be responsibly avoiding riots and so called peaceful-protests and how to survive them if you can’t avoid them. […]

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Add This Ranch Tool to Your Bug-Out Bag!

A couple of nights ago I went hunting (hog and coyote) with a buddy that lives down the dirt road from me – turns out he’s an avid prepper. We had a great time and got to talking about our gear … and specifically some of our favorite items for our bug out – and […]

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How To Refill Your Small Propane Cylinders (Camping Styles)

I like to buy my camp propane cylinders when they’re on sale. But when they’ve been used up in the past they’ve gone to the recycle pile or they’ve been repurposed into other items. It always seemed like a waste … until recently coming across this cheap, small, and effective item which will help keep […]

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Easy DIY Junk Mail Fire Logs …

My wife is great at forwarding me useful tips and information related to prepping, survivalism, and homesteading. This morning she sent me this video of an extremely easy way to make DIY paper logs out of your junk mail. These can be used for heating your home in a fireplace or wood stove. Broken or […]

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What is The Best Survival Gun?

Everywhere on the net, on forums and blogs, people are arguing about what the best survival gun is. Evidence points to the conclusion that there is no one gun that is the best survival gun. But people still hunt for it like it’s the holy grail. The concept of the survival gun is in fact […]

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My Spring Chickens: Why I’m Raising Backyard Chickens

As a young boy we had chickens for many years. They even came encased in little plastic Easter eggs! The chicks were actually hatched at my Grandparent’s farm from his ample stock of chickens – then stuffed inside plastic novelty eggs. Not only did my grandparents have dozens of chickens, but for a long time […]

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