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How To Build A Solar Oven


Here’s a great article I used to make my solar oven with. The reason I choose this design instead of others. Its made out of all items you probably already have at your home or apartment. Very easy to follow directions, uses reflected surface in oven, instead of paint(don’t like putting paint and heat with …

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Bug Out? Should I Stay or Go?


As preppers we all ask ourselves this question, here’s a article that goes over a few scenarios on how things might be. After reading this, you should think about how to be better prepared. Having a plan is the best course of action I always say, with a plan in place when and if TEOTWAWKI …

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How To Build 3 Life-Saving Snow Shelters


    You are on a hiking trip in the woods in the winter, and with very little warning a snow storm moves in fast. You know you wont have the time to make it back to your vehicle or shelter before it gets dark. Luckily you have your backpack with some supplies, a knife,and …

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The 5 Best Burning Woods for Heat


If you are like me and save money everywhere you can, then you probably already burn wood. Whether it’s for heat, cooking, water purification, or you like a warm shower. There is many type’s of wood and they all burn different HPC heat per cord measured by BTU’s by the millions and typically range between …

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The 6 Best Wood Burning Stoves For Off Grid Heat


There are many types of wood burning stoves on the market today. The six type’s we will be talking about are the Traditional, Multi-fuel, Boiler, Inset, Pellet and Soapstone these are the best out of the bunch. Now when picking a stove for off grid living you have to pick the stove that’s right for …

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Collecting Rain Water From Your House Now Illegal?


This might come to a shock to you, but did you know if you have been collecting and storing rain water, you might be breaking the law. Yes this does sound crazy, but many states in the United States have restrictions and even bans on collecting rain water at home. I never knew the government …

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6 Bushcraft Skills Every Prepper Should Know


  Bushcraft skills are something that every prepper, survivalist, backpacker and woodsman should know. In the past some people defined survival as living as best as you could, and bushcraft was the art of being able to live in the bush (in the outdoors) for extended periods not only having the skills to sustain life …

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5 Knife Making Tutorials


Here’s a great article I found from pioneersettler.com it gives you 5 knife making tutorial ideas. The ideas are how to make a knife from a stone, saw blade, pry bar and an old lawn mower blade. It even shows you how to make a spoon knife from an old car spring. So check out …

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10 Amazing Homemade Soap Recipes


   If you like to be self-sufficient like most preppers and homesteaders do, then you most likely make your own soap. Since there is so many different ways and varieties to make homemade soap, it is hard to pick which one you would like to try. If you try these ten amazing varieties or even …

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121 Homesteading Skills for the Modern Day Homesteader


Many of us want to be completely self-sufficient and to live off-grid one day, but to be able to get to that point in our life we must hone are skills and learn as we go. Homesteading is hard work its a full time job for a family to live off-grid and plant a full …

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