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Sawyer Mini Water Filter 100K Gallons for Hiking, Camping, Bug Out (video)

These Sawyer Mini Water Filters are nearly perfect as a very lightweight option for long term water filtration needs while hiking, camping, and for bug out. At about $20 each you’d be hard to go wrong purchasing one or two…

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Cheap Area Lighting For Power Outages (video)

If you’re unaware, you probably walk by a cheap source of emergency lighting each and everyday in the form of patio solar lights. Note: that you should check the batteries before assuming they’re all AA because I’ve seen some that are not…

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5 Ways To Know That Garden Season Is Here! (link)

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This is just about having some fun for anyone who has tried gardening before… have a good Sunday and especially a safe and happy Easter:

“arden season is finally here!!! Spring has arrived and the early crops of onions, lettuce, snow peas and more are in the ground and ready to grow. So for today’s …

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Stainless Steel Buckets and Pots for SHTF and More (link)

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While a short post on the topic–and though I believe cast iron is still a better, sturdier choice for SHTF–it seems that stainless steel containers may serve a good purpose for long term survival too, especially where disease mitigation is concerned:

“Stainless steel is the apex of building materials – stronger than plastic and more …

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3 Essential People in Your Prepper Group: Stacking the Deck (link)

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The more I think and learn about long term preparedness the more I realize you just can’t do this alone… not even as an extended family. And it’s not just because of manpower, it’s also about knowledge, skills, and experience. With this in mind, I might also add a fourth group to the list: the …

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7 Homemade DIY Hobostoves! – Simple “Steel Can” Cookstoves (video)

The following video shows seven complete builds of various “soup cap” style hobo stoves using different designs, maybe you’ll find one or two you rather like. Just be careful when cutting as the edges WILL be sharp and can easily cut you. In fact, I would suggest wearing gloves when doing this. In addition, if …

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Cordless Tools for the Homestead (video)

Hey, if MainePrepper says it’s ok to stockpile battery-powered tools for your homestead and SHTF survival… it’s OK! Here’s why…

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EDC Schrade Survival Pen: Firestarter, Whistle, Glass Breaker, Self-Defense (video)

If you’re looking for a pen that does more than what it’s supposed to, look no further! This Schrade Survival Pen incorporates a fire starter, whistle, glass breaker, and can be used for self-defense in a pinch…

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5 Fertilizers You Can Grow When SHTF (link)

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If you’re trying to prepare for a real SHTF future you’re going to need to consider fertilizers for your garden. Here’s five that you might be able and willing to grow yourself, well, one option requires raising chickens but that’s has it’s own benefits if you ask me:

“If you want to get a good …

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Preserving Eggs with Mineral Oil – One Year Later… (link)

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I did my own mineral oil egg experiment a while back (over the course of about four months if I remember right) and I was surprised that mineral oil really does work! If interested, look in the right sidebar dropdown for “egg experiment” and you can follow along. Anyway, instead of keeping my eggs in …

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