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Last Month On The Homestead

In This, That, and The Other by M.D. Creekmore41 Comments

Well, folks, as they say, it’s better late than never… well, yeah, they (people in general) do say that and it’s true sometimes but not always but then that’s another subject all to itself. Anyways, I should have posted this at the end of November, but things got in the way and I got lost with other projects… namely my other …

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How To Get Rid Of Cockroaches Without An Exterminator

In This, That, and The Other by Contributor

by Tia G. Growing up, I had the pleasure of never seeing a roach, except on T.V. I grew up with the assumption that only dirty people had roaches. When I moved to Texas, I found out how wrong that assumption was. Even the cleanest of homes can get infested with roaches and it doesn’t take much. My first apartment in …

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Will Pacemakers Survive an EMP?

In This, That, and The Other by Contributor

by Arthur T. Bradley, Ph.D. A surgeon recently wrote to ask whether a modern pacemaker would survive an EMP. It would have been easy to provide a gut reaction and say, “No way!” After all, an EMP might generate fields on the order of 50 kV/m. But is that answer correct? The surgeon went so far as to ask the …

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How to Make Homemade Soap Bars for Beginners

In This, That, and The Other by Contributor

by Krystal Brown Making your own soap is an enjoyable and useful activity. Homemade soaps are also better for the skin because they contain glycerin. Glycerin is a natural product of the soap making process. But, with many commercial soaps, the glycerin is removed and used to make lotions and other cosmetics. With self-made soaps, the glycerin is not removed …

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Palmetto State Armory (PSA) AR-15 Review

In This, That, and The Other by Jesse Mathewson

Palmetto State Armory firearms are a “MADE entirely IN America” firearms manufacturer that has created a stand out product within an industry full of products. There have been dozens even hundreds of AR15 manufacturers within the United States, among these, there are few that hold up to the full expectations of what an AR15 can be. Modern AR15s can be extremely reliable, accurate, and …

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What’s The Best Rifle Sling For The AR-15?

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by Joe Nobody One extremely important accessory for a shoulder-fired weapon is frequently overlooked by preppers. It is unpretentious, cheap, readily available, and easy to install. It’s the sling. Suffering from a lack of sex appeal, lost in a plethora of available furniture, and definitely not the cover-girl of gun porn, the lowly sling often suffers from a lack of …