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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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Survival Food

For How Long Can You Store Water?

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Water is one of life’s essentials, so it should certainly be part of your emergency stockpile, as well as your daily habit of staying hydrated. But, just how long can you store water for before it becomes dangerous? Purified water that’s stored in a properly sanitized container in cool, dry, and dark conditions can be kept for about 6 months.…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week: September 6th 2020 – September 12th 2020

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Hello Pack. We have been making the most of the late summer cooler weather, and getting a lot of fence mending, firewood splitting, and other typical homesteading chores accomplished this week. We had to make our annual multiple pairs of work gloves purchase at Tractor Supply early this year. Either the gloves are less hardy than they used to be,…

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