Roadside Emergencies – Keeping Your Getaway Vehicle Running

Roadside Emergencies

In a previous article, I wrote about acquiring a proper getaway vehicle and how to do it without losing money. Today, we are going to discuss roadside emergencies and how to keep that vehicle running.

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How To Make A Reliable Torch To Light Your Way In The Wilderness

How To Make A Torch To Light Your Way In The WildernessFinding your way at night in the wilderness without a light source is a dangerous trial. Having a flashlight will make things easier, even tough traveling through uneven terrain at night is a challenging experience. If no modern light source is available, learning how to make or improvise a torch will help you enormously when you find yourself in unfamiliar territory.

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How To Make Charcoal At Home

How To Make Charcoal At HomeFuel will become a valuable resource post-SHTF and knowing how to store it properly, but also how to make your own will give you an advantage when fuel shortages will spread. Today we will learn how to make charcoal at home and why you should do it.

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Using Dry Ice For Proper Long-Term Food Preservation

Long-term Food Preservation Using Dry IceAs we prepare to face the unforeseen future, we preppers have to figure out how to solve a lot of problems. One of our main concerns remains how to preserve food and water for long periods of time. Today, we will discuss about how to store food using dry ice. It is a cheap and viable method that is not as popular as the one involving oxygen absorbers.

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Long-Term Food Preservation – Vacuum Sealing and Freezing Foods

Long-Term Food Preservation – Vacuum Sealing and Freezing FoodsIn part one of this article, we talked about pressure canning fruits and vegetables. In this extension, we will discuss the preservation method of vacuum sealing foods as well as freezing goods for storage. Both of these methods are easy to follow and will ensure that your garden and orchard goods have no “off-season”.

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A Root Cellar Is A Must For Preppers – Build Your Own

A Root Cellar Is A Must For Preppers – Build Your OwnIf you want to keep garden produce fresh all winter long, a root cellar becomes a necessity. In the old days, having a root cellar helped people survive through the winter since they didn’t have supermarkets or any other means to procure food safety. Building your own root cellar is a great DIY option if you want to preserve your garden produce.

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How to Get an Xbox Emulator

How to Get an Xbox Emulator You may wonder, “ what does gaming have to do with prepping?”. Since most of us have kids, nephews or grand kids, keeping them busy and happy will become a problem during a SHTF scenario. No matter what activities you plan for them, they will always be attracted by the digital stuff. After all that’s the world they were born into and they are much more tech-savvy then us.  After installing an Xbox emulator for my nephews I decided to share my experience. You never know when you might need this knowledge.

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Survival Tools You Can Make Out Of Scrap

Survival Tools You Can Make Out Of ScrapYou have planned well. There’s the emergency kit in the corner, along with your survival backpack, where necessary supplies that can last you for at least a week take up most of the space. You’ve learned basic skills to help you when disaster strikes – how to forage for food, look for water, build a fire from scratch, and all the other tricks. However, how about improvising some survival tools from scrap, do you have the knowledge to perform this task?

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Composting For A Healthy Garden – How to Compost

Composting For A Healthy Garden – How to CompostTired of the same ole ‘reruns’, endless tv series, media, commercials, and couch crashing? Me too… Getting back in tune with ourselves and our place in nature is now dire. Starting your own compost pile is but one of a million ways to get back to our ‘roots’ and spend a little more time outside of the “safety” of our high walls. Not only will you find yourself giving to nature, but you will also surely find that nature is giving a bigger gift to you! Happy Posting!

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Making A Proper Campfire In The Wild – 10 Campfire Designs To Build

Making A Proper Campfire In The Wild - 10 Campfire Designs To BuildWhen you get stranded in the wild, nothing boosts your moral better than being able to build a campfire and a shelter. While improvising a shelter can be rather easy if you have the proper resources, things can get complicated when building a campfire. Starting a fire it’s easy, but building a proper campfire to suit a certain set of needs is an entirely different story. This article will teach you how to make 10 campfire designs that will increase your chances of survival in the wild.

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Waterproofing Gear for a Cold Spring (Or Any Season)

Waterproofing Gear for a Cold Spring (Or Any Season)With springtime waiting just around the corner, preparation for wet weather is in check. It is also highly important to have the skillset of weatherproofing if SHTF anytime soon (and yet again, who are we kidding…). Learning a thing or two about waterproofing gear will surely come in handy.

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How to Make and Use Colloidal Silver

How to Make and Use Colloidal SilverThe history of silver being used as an effective antimicrobial dates back to the ancient times. Back in those times, it was even believed that eating or drinking from utensils made of silver helped boost immunity against disease. Colloidal silver is a home remedy used by many preppers and homesteaders nowadays. It’s a proven remedy and can be made safely at home as you will see in the next lines. 

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Four Simple Methods To Preserve Eggs For The Long Term

Four Simple Methods To Preserve Eggs For The Long TermMy family loves fresh eggs during the winter, and I’ve learned how to preserve our farm-fresh eggs to last for many months. During our first winter at our off-grid homestead, eggs were scarce, and we had to buy from the store. If you raise chickens, you know how different the taste of store-bought eggs is, and you’re probably not as fond of eating them. The next year I learned to plan ahead, and I’ve looked for ways to preserve eggs for the winter.

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