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DIY

30+ Small Cabin Plans for the Homestead Prepper

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If you’ve been prepping for any length of time, you’ve probably realized that one of the best ways to be prepared for whatever life throws at you, is an off-grid location. As a prepper or future homestead owner, you have several options. You can try to find an existing home and pour money into it to renovate it as an…

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Gear

The Most Reliable Brands of Duct Tape Money Can Buy

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Duck tape, also known as “duct tape” has been in use since the early 1940’s. Believe it or not, it was first manufactured for the military and called “duck” tape, because it was waterproof. It wasn’t until the mid-1940’s that it became popular for HVAC use and thus was called “duct” tape because of its ability to effectively seal HVAC…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 64: September 27th – October 5th 2019

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Hello Pack. We just finished yet another week without rain. The forecast keeps teasing us with some rain, but it never materializes. The chances of losing our upper pasture to this mini drought are getting greater and greater. I am going to buy more hay, and just figure the pasture is lost. Worst case scenario I have too much hay.…

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Guns

Review of the AR500 Body Armor

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Body armor is a piece of protection that has long been on the “Get List” for preppers of all stripes, especially those who are more of a “defensive” persuasion. Beyond its obvious application for keeping screaming hot pieces of lead out of your tender insides when embroiled in a gunfight, it affords a measure of impact, cutting and piercing protection…

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