rice in Mylar bag in bucket
Survival Food

Rice Storage: How to Store Large Amounts

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As the saying goes… Rice is nice! The world uses rice. The world needs rice. In some parts of the world, the majority of a person’s calories come from rice. This is their main food and they use extensively. Or it’s their only food. In times of need, rice is the first food brought by aid workers. They do this…

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Prepping

6 Spy Skillsets for Preppers

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It’s pretty common to find preppers looking toward intelligence personnel and other government agency operatives for inspiration on the survival skills that they should learn. This is understandable; if your job description means going into harm’s way in the most extreme environments and situations, it makes sense considering they will be taught how to survive no matter what. Maybe if…

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Frugality

23 Uses for Old Tires around the Homestead

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Finding old tires to use for prepper projects is easy – people discard them all over the place. Left lying around they can become a health hazard, retaining water, and allowing mosquitoes to breed. Making them into something useful takes a bit of expertise, but there are many things they can be used for by preppers, saving money by re-purposing…

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Recipes, Survival

Delicious Sweet Potato Soup – Try It!

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Sweet potato soup is equally as delicious as butternut soup, which has become a go-to favorite for many people. Once you have dug up a great crop of sweet potatoes, this is a good way to use them. The color of the soup may vary depending on whether you use the orange sweet potatoes or the white ones that tend…

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DIY

How Much Would It Cost to Dig My Own Well?

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If you want to be truly self-sufficient living in a location that is far away from civilization, you will need a well. The process of digging a well is simple enough, but far from easy, and typical residential wells often delve deep into the earth, anywhere from 100 to 200 feet down. This will usually require the efforts of a…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week: September 27th– October 2nd 2020

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Hello Pack. We had one heck of a great week of prepping. Bobby and I (and our two blue heelers) just got back from Prepper Camp in Saluda, North Carolina. Once again the three day hands-on self-reliance camp did not disappoint. We learned new skills, honed existing once, embraced old prepping pals, and made new ones. The atmosphere at Prepper…

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Defense

How Does a Red Dot Magnifier Work?

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Red dot sights are overwhelmingly popular sighting systems for firearms, and can be found on anything with a trigger these days, including compact handguns designed for concealed carry. RDSs boast excellent target acquisition speed and ease-of-use, supreme durability, and increasingly lengthy battery lives that neutralize one of their chief shortcomings, a near total dependence on batteries. For any kind of…

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Recipes

Bobby’s Famous Baked Beans Recipe

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Every member of our tribe, family, and hundreds of folks who have eaten Bobby’s baked beans at community group events, always exclaim they are the best they have ever eaten. I am still trying to replicate his success – which should be simple using his “secret” recipe, but our tribe members can still taste a slight difference..yet still deem my…

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