DIY

How Long Does Gasoline Really Last?

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Gasoline is one of those essentials that many preppers will choose to keep on hand as part of their survival stash. Considering it is absolutely essential for powering the vast majority of automobiles, smaller vehicles, generators and power tools this is prudent. Unfortunately, gasoline presents several challenges for the preppers who would store it for the long haul, namely that…

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Recipes

4 Corn Preservation Recipes to Make Shelf Stable Corn

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Watching the corn grow in the garden while crossing your fingers that it is “knee high by the Fourth of July” is one of my favorite summer homesteading chores. We grow multiple varieties of corn, including field corn for the livestock – which grows taller than typical sweet corn that is lathered with butter, and cheerfully consumed at cookouts. The…

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Prepping

These 15 Pioneer Skills Will Help You Survive

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When we think of pioneers today, chances are you think of trailblazers and inventors in fields of science, engineering or even philosophy. We think of people who are going a different way and expanding the borders of a given discipline, or even our very thoughts about politics, society and culture. The term is a very apt one in that usage,…

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Self-Defense

How to Win a Street Fight

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Chances are you will have had occasion to talk to someone about fighting before in your life. Does it ever strike you as a little bit funny that everyone you talk to is a hardened fighter who knows just what to do, and if they were attacked like that fella was over there or this fella was over here they…

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Prepping

Choosing Members for Your MAG (Mutual Assistance Group)

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MAGs, or “Mutual Assistance Groups” are popular concepts for preppers who don’t already have built-in reserves of manpower or backup in the form of large families full of able-bodied members, or several friends in the area who are of like mind. A MAG is little more than a group of preppers, typically with varying skills, resources and advantages to bring…

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