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Guns, Survival

Steps to Getting Your Federal Firearms License

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Getting a federal firearms license (FFL) is not as difficult as many folks seem to believe, but it does require completing copious amounts of government forms, and paying a fairly nominal licensing fee. A federal firearms license is issued by the United States federal government to businesses, individuals, and partnerships. The FFL allows a person or an entity to sell,…

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Prepping

How to Prepare for a Flu Pandemic

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Flu pandemics can affect a significant portion of the population before a government health agency even realizes the cases of a rapidly spreading illness are connected. Even a mild to moderate level pandemic can spiral out of control quickly during (or after) a SHTF event. During normal times, a flu pandemic has the capability to kill tens of thousands of…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 57: August 11th – August 17th 2019

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There has not been a whole lot of active prepping going on this week, Pack. We lost a member of our tribe after a fierce battle with a rare cancer. Missy was sweet, loving, hard-working, kind to others, always smiling, dedicated youth and community volunteer, a fellow FD wife, and taken far too soon. The number of residents in our…

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Prepping

A Prepper’s Guide to Tires

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If you’re not mechanically inclined, you may not give much thought to the importance of tires for your vehicle, other than keeping them properly inflated. If you’re a prepper, you should know the importance of maintaining your vehicle so it’s ready to go if a crisis happens. Smart preppers keep their gas tank close to full at all times by…

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Recipes

Sweet Zucchini Relish Canning Recipe

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Each summer most farmers, homesteaders, and backyard gardeners are blessed with an abundance of both zucchini and cucumbers. Sometimes you can’t seem to give enough of the green produce away before they begin to rot on the vine. Making relish is an excellent way to turn the high yield crops into tasty treats that can be stored for years to…

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Guns

How to Clean Your Firearms

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Keeping your firearms adequately cleaned is imperative for both sure function and longevity. Improper or inadequate cleaning of your firearms can lead to stoppages, accelerated wear and even parts breakage. You can afford none of the above in an emergency or a long term SHTF type of situation. The good news is that most modern guns require only simple and…

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