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What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 70: November 10th 2019 – November 16th 2019

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Hello Pack. Winter has arrived on our survival homestead folks, or at least it feels like it. Only in Ohio could you go from wearing sleeveless clothing to cracking ice in a poultry waterer in such a rapid amount of time. One day this past week we had 60 degree weather, the next day we had temperatures below freezing. In…

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10 Ingenious Uses for Sandbags

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Sandbags. One tool that is indispensable for dealing with rising water, be it from a river that has crested its banks or a biblical deluge that is turning a once dry suburb into a drowned wasteland. Sandbags are laborious to fill and take time to emplace, but there is little that can do what they do for preventing and mitigating…

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Weathering the Storm Together, Chapter 7-Unexpected Intruder

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Steve moved carefully through the woods beside the cabin driveway. His gun was drawn and he watched carefully for any signs of movement. Occasionally he’d scan the other side of the driveway until he caught sight of Ned Crankston as he moved toward the cabin as well. As Steve reached the clearing right before their cabin, he saw Ned come…

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Survival

How To Buy Your First Bow

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Even though buying a used bow would make learning the new survival skill cheaper, it could cause more problems during the training process. A used bow could have a hairline crack or other problems caused by damaged or poor maintenance that may greatly inhibit your ability to aim, draw, or release the arrow. You do not need to purchase the…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 67: October 19th 2019 – October 26th 2019

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Hello Pack. I hope you all have had a productive week of prepping. We have spent most of our time doing some fall planting, tractor repairs, welcoming Pearl’s kids into the world, and Christmas present crafting. Ok, I was doing Christmas present crafting, but Bobby did make the templates I needed to create larger folding fabric dollhouses than I did…

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Prepping

6 Easy Ways to Save Money Prepping

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Prepping, no matter how you do it, takes a certain financial commitment. Prepping is in many ways a lot like saving in that you have to do without and sacrifice today to ensure a better tomorrow. But unlike traditional piggy banking, you won’t see a return on your investment unless things go wrong, like bad wrong. So while prepping is…

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Review of the Smith and Wesson Bodyguard 380

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Our readers know we are big fans of Smith & Wesson handguns here and for good reason. Pound for pound they make some of the very best semi-autos and revolvers that money can buy. No matter your preferences and objectives you can rest assured that Smith & Wesson has a pistol for you. You are especially in luck if you…

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