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Food / Water Skills / Knowledge Video

Domed Aquaponics Greenhouse (video)

This is an awesome greenhouse design! Apparently, it keeps warm (around 62 degrees) all year long by only keeping the lights on. Just think about it, you can keep warm AND grow food at the same time with a little ingenuity and bit of power… now that’s a prepper’s dream house. 🙂

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Food / Water Skills / Knowledge

Food Dehydrating By Pilot Light (link)

Got an old stove with a pilot light? Why not make use of it by dehydrating food. Apparently it’s actually possible… “I have a really old oven that that has a pilot light flame rather than an electric ignition. I wanted to see if the oven was hot enough to dehydrate food with just the […]

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Equipment / Supplies Interesting Stuff Skills / Knowledge

17 Ways To Repurpose Motor Oil (link)

Motor oil has never been on my radar as something to re-purpose, that’s for sure. Now, every other oil on the planet has but NOT motor oil, lol. Regardless, I was quite surprised if the following suggestions are true as I’d never expected motor oil to be this potentially useful in ways other than in […]

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DIY Projects Skills / Knowledge Video

Solar Fresnel Lens Array (video)

Not sure why you would need two focal points like this just to start a fire using a large Fresnel lens, but I like the outside the box type of thinking involved…

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Skills / Knowledge Video

DIY Rope from Plastic Bottles (video)

I’m wondering how useful this “rope” will be for any survival situation as he didn’t show it being used at all but this is an idea I’d never considered before and since plastic bottles can be found nearly everywhere it can’t hurt to store this knowledge in the back of your brain should you ever need […]

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Skills / Knowledge Video

17 Milk Jug Survival Hacks (video)

Normally, I’m not a fan of milk jugs for survival but this video certainly makes me reconsider keeping them around post-SHTF…

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Food / Water Skills / Knowledge Video

The Berry Edibility Rule + One To Avoid (video)

Good to remember the berry edibility rule…

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Food / Water Hygiene / Sanitation Skills / Knowledge

How To Build An Off Grid Gravity Fed Water System (link)

This is an easy way to get water flowing for small uses, such as washing hands or doing the dishes, and if you include an in-line water filter such as the Sawyer mini water filters then you’ll be well on your way to ditching your indoor plumbing, lol… “An off grid Gravity Fed Water System is […]

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Camping / Fire Skills / Knowledge Video

Perfect Fire Starting Tinder: Pencil Sharpener Shavings (video)

Like he says, go buy one of those large pencil sharpeners from your nearest hardware store (the ones used to sharpen carpenter’s pencils), pop the end off, and you’re ready to make perfect fire starting tinder!

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Interesting Stuff Skills / Knowledge

800+ Free Survival Manuals

I was recently made aware of a huge survival guide resource at PatriotRising.com. It seems this page alone has over 800 free resources (by my rough count) which you may freely download, though the subheadings claim nearly 3000 resources… I’m not quite sure where the other 2200 are at. Regardless, every topic seems covered, from NBC […]