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Simple Homemade Cleaning Products That Work

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by Lynn T My first prepping goal was to stock a year’s worth of everything we normally use that has a year plus shelf life. This took a few months but we were able to accomplish the goal.  (We did allow for freezer storage for this interim goal, so we’re really more prepared to not have to buy groceries for a …

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Fix It Yourself: How to Fix Things Around The House

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by Karen I Being able to repair things is a useful skill to have – believe me, when you’ve knocked your iron off the ironing board repeatedly, it’s awful handy to know how to fix it.   Tackling simple mechanical objects like an iron or (my recently fixed) Foodsaver vacuum machine (see article – Can I Use My FoodSaver® to Vacuum-Seal Mylar …

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DIY Secret Hiding Places Within Your Home

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by M. Roberts Most people have something to hide regardless if the object is valuable, sensitive, dangerous, illegal, or subject to confiscation.  Storing objects in a safe under key or combination lock can be a good security measure, but not everyone wants a large, heavy, and expensive safe and a small safe bolted to the floor can only contain a limited …

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How To Cast Your Own Bullets – A Step-By-Step Guide

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by Jim Shy Wolf Before we begin, we’ve got to lay down the rules. First, this is a potentially very dangerous activity. The least that can occur is mild burns, progressing to severe burns and culminating in burning down your home or shop. It is mandatory every safety rule is followed- both those of the tool-maker and common sense. Fools …

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Last Month On The Homestead

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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 Drive On The Interstate And Survive (Maybe)!

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by BCtruck – YouTube Hi folks, I’m going to give writing an article, another try. While reading the rules for the writing contest I noticed where MD was encouraging people to submit articles, the words “we all have something to offer” struck a chord with me. I spent the largest part of my life driving an 18 wheeler long-haul (over the …

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We Are All Going To Die! Here Is How To Prepare For It.

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by Lake Lili None of us really ever want to believe that our lives will end.  We prep so that we have covered our bases for our survival and that of our loved ones.  Most of us hope that we have put things right with our families and right with Our Heavenly Father before our time comes.  Sometimes it is not …

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Living in Your Car to Save Money or Out of Necessity

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by J. Cirerol For over a year, I slept and lived in my car in Los Angeles, California. I moved to Los Angeles for a dream and did not realize how expensive it was to live there. So I began planning in my head and thinking about how I might save money and how I might get out of the frustrating …

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Will Pacemakers Survive an EMP?

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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

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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

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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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Note: Earnings from the sale of these books help me to keep this site going and free for you to enjoy. The Prepper’s Guide to Surviving the End of the World, as We Know It An accessible step-by-step survival guide of DIY projects, safety tips, and emergency strategies to ready your home and family for any disaster. We live in …