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Prepping

Which is Best: Kerosene or Propane?

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Although the answer may be different for everyone depending on the specific situation and heating needs, preppers may wonder which is best: kerosene or propane? Whether you’re preparing for a power outage or looking to supplement your main heating system, if this is a decision you’ve been wrestling with, there are several factors to consider when making your decision. We’ll…

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DIY

How to Repair Small Appliances on Your Own

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If you’ve ever had a small appliance break on you just when you need it most, you know how frustrating it can be. If you’re like most people, you aren’t really in the position to just run and out and replace an appliance on a moment’s notice, or pay big bucks to have a professional repair it. If it’s a…

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Home Security and Defense

How to Heat Your Home

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When you’ve finally found your forever home or at least your home for the next couple decades, it’s important to plan for emergencies. One of the most common emergencies that most people will encounter at some point is a blackout in cold weather. Most often, blackouts in winter occur due to high winds or ice and snow build up that…

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Survival

Can You Live and Survive in a Travel Trailer?

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If you’ve ever taken a vacation where you traveled in or stayed in a recreational vehicle, you know that it is typically a carefree, peaceful feeling. In fact, it can be almost liberating to leave most of your belongings and all of your worries behind and hit the open road. Everything is new, exciting, and waking each morning feels like…

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Survival

Will Your Children Survive SHTF Without You?

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If you’re already prepping, then you know that surviving a SHTF event is not a cake walk. In fact, there are no guarantees of survival, even for the most prepared prepper. Regardless of what type of event you are prepping for, chances are at least one of your reasons for doing it is to provide security and happiness for future…

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Survival

Here’s Why Bikes Are Great Bug Out Vehicles

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Obviously if you have to travel any kind of distance in a bug out situation, a car or truck would be the ideal bug out vehicle. But realistically there may come a time when taking a vehicle to bug out just isn’t feasible or doesn’t work out. In those circumstances, here’s why bikes are great bug out vehicles. Flexible Routing…

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Prepping

How to Rebuild, Repair, and Repurpose Post-SHTF

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  We live in a world of creature comforts and conveniences that many of us take for granted. Many of us are so comfortable in our day to day routine we don’t even realize how dependent we are on those comforts and conveniences. But when SHTF, the world as we know it will quickly become unpredictable. Many of those comforts…

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