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Ferro Rod Review and Usage Guide

In Reviews and Smart Buys by Jesse Mathewson1 Comment

Fire is an essential element of survival, living, and warfare. It has been used for many millennia for heating, cooking, controlling growth, reducing wildfire damage, to promote grazing and conduct defensive and offensive campaigns against enemies. Ferro Rod usage is popular with many people within the prepper community, and yet, from what I have seen personally, there are many who …

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Can I Use an Emergency Space Blanket for Camping?

In Bushcraft and Outdoors by Jesse Mathewson3 Comments

Invented in 1964 for the space program, and used to keep Skylab from overheating these are an amazing invention. Consisting of thin sheets of plastic coated with vaporized aluminum, this was done to ensure extremely low weight with a high net benefit/ reflective nature. They are basically the same width as a human hair. Average weight between 0.5 and 5 …

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How Much Food Should a Prepper Have?

In Prepping and Survivalism by Contributor4 Comments

by SW A prepper should have at least a three month supply of food in storage at all times. Keep in mind that a three-month food supply is a bare minimum, with a years supply or more being ideal. When striving for a years supply it’s best to build your food supply in smaller increments of one month at a …

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What Survival Skills Does A Prepper Need?

In Prepping and Survivalism by M.D. Creekmore8 Comments

Top 15 Essential Prepper Skills to Learn Now! Any person who sets out to acquire a set of survival skills must start with a brutally honest self-assessment. If you don’t make a truthful appraisal of where you are in terms of your survival skills and knowledge, you have no reliable means of getting to where you want to be. Do …

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Building A Mobile Solar Power Station

In Off-The-Grid Alternative Power, Prepping and Survivalism by Contributor5 Comments

by Dan W One of the more important things we’ve wanted to include with our other prepping supplies is a communication system. Something beyond two cans and a string! Should a catastrophic event occur we don’t expect help in the form of government assistance will be readily available. Besides, we are leery and don’t think we’d want that kind of help ……….. …

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How to Build a Small Game Survival Snare For Rabbit

In Bushcraft and Outdoors by Contributor1 Comment

by SurvivorDan Before we begin with a discussion of the construction of the most basic primitive/minimal* tension trap; a quick look at the ethics of primitive trapping. Modern trap use is legal as long as you obey the local laws, licensing, seasons, limits, etc. Primitive trapping is illegal in most places and definitely in my neck of the woods…er…desert. Exigent circumstances may …