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Camping / Fire DIY Projects Warmth / Shelter / Cooling

Off Grid Ammo Box DIY Heater Build

Well this is an interesting idea, transforming an ammo box, mason jar (not necessary), some copper coil, and a few odds and ends into a DIY heater using the principles of thermal siphoning. After some trial and error he got the portable heater to work great! Use it to heat water passively or as a […]

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Disaster Planning

How to Hunt for Food Year-Round

Everyone talks about preparing for the end of the world and what they need to do to survive. They plan to collect food, water and other supplies, but they rarely think about what they’ll need to do to keep themselves and their families fed once the canned foods run out.  Hunting is one way to […]

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Bug Out / Wilderness DIY Projects

8 Simple and Easy Rocket Stoves

I really enjoy making rocket stoves. I’ve made several over the years, from really small stoves using vegetable cans to larger ones using bricks. They’re really fun to make! And, if you’re into survivalism, they can be a life-saver. I would encourage everyone to understand the concept and to try one of the builds from […]

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Defense / Security / Safety Equipment / Supplies

Body Armor Primer for Preppers

With the world becoming more violent by the day, body armor has become a vital part of the Survival kit of every prepper. There is a growing necessity for being able to stay safe in the unlikeliest of scenarios, including mass shootings, unexpected riots or terrorist bombings.  Being adequately prepared for urgent situation, where, the […]

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Disaster Planning

Off the Grid Super Stack Flash Sale – 95% Off, Ends Monday

Last September I posted about the Off the Grid Super Stack and I was proud to be a part of it…with all of the great content added (including my own 12 Pillars of Survival course) preppers were getting an awesome deal with massive savings! Well, that amazing deal is back, but only for a very […]

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Disaster Planning

STOP Buying Useless Survival Tools!

One of my biggest frustrations when newbies get into survivalism is their belief that a single tool can “do it all” or, at least, that a multi-functional tool can be as good as a standalone tool. The sad truth is that the vast majority of these so-called multi-functional survival tools are useless, particularly when it […]

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Defense / Security / Safety Disaster Planning

How to Stay Safe During Civil Unrest

Living in our modern world feels a lot like sitting on top of a powder keg while holding a match. We’re all holding our collective breath, waiting for the other shoe to drop and wondering which fuse will be the one that sets off an explosion of civil unrest.  It could be anything — from […]

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Defense / Security / Safety

The ShotBlock: Innovative Firearms Safety

Although the ShotBlock isn’t available for purchase yet, it is something to keep an eye on if you’re interested in increasing your firearms safety. When inserted, the firearm cannot be loaded and shot, and includes a visible indicator that the firearm is secure. Apparently, it will be compatible with .380, 9mm, .40, and 5.56/.223 chambers…

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Food / Water

9 Problems With Using Bleach for Water Treatment

I’m sure you’re aware that most authorities recommend you either boil water or use bleach (sodium hypochlorite) if you must treat water for some reason, such as a boil water order or you’ve run out of safe, stored water and now must collect from a questionable source. Now, while I understand their reasoning–mostly likely because […]

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Defense / Security / Safety

How to Prevent Theft After Disaster: 9 Steps, Including Guard Dogs

Preppers have a bad reputation in sheeple’s eyes for getting ready for things that might never happen, like a nuclear war or the zombie apocalypse. But being prepared for an apocalypse-level disaster — and everything in between — is never a bad thing. Even if the world doesn’t end, having that level of preparation means […]