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Homesteading

How to Free Range Rabbits

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You can, and should, be free ranging rabbits. You neighbors, maybe even your significant other might think you are nuts, but the benefits to raising meat rabbits in this manner far outweigh the initial weird looks you will surely receive. Free ranging livestock is the most humane, natural, money-saving way to raise your animals. Keeping livestock this way will cause…

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Prepping

How to Find Survivalist Friends

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Although we’re living in times of political and social turmoil, most people still don’t see the usefulness of prepping. As a result, many of the good preppers feel lonely and misunderstood, even when they’re part of a numerous family. One thing is clear, though: with the advent of the Internet and social media, people have started to get together based…

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Homesteading

Halfway Homesteader. How to Prepare and Enjoy Life

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You know that you need to become more self-reliant and prepare for your family’s survival in case disaster strikes, but you simply do not have the time or skills to become a full-time prepper. Perhaps you want to be a full-time prepper to increase the odds of your family’s survival, but do not want preparedness planning to rule your lives.…

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Guns

Should You Choose the 1911 For a Defensive Pistol?

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The 1911 is among the most legendary handguns in history, and certainly the most beloved in the U.S. It has served the military through two World Wars, the Korean War, Vietnam, and countless smaller conflicts. It is the quintessential .45, and most enduring of the creations of John Moses Browning; accurate, dependable, potent and supremely easy to shoot well. Its…

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Homesteading

Horse Terminology 101

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If you were fortunate enough to get your first horse when you were just a young child, odds are you began learning essential equine terminology at an early age and really can’t even recall never knowing what a “chestnut” is. But, if you are coming to horse ownership only as an adult, there is simply no time for a learning…

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Homesteading

How to Start Homesteading on 1 Acre

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Are you yearning to embark a self-sufficient lifestyle but can only afford to buy or maintain a 1-acre homestead? Well, pull on some work work boots and gloves, it is time to turn that dream into a fully-functional reality! Sure, the more land you own the more you can grow, raise, and hunt for your own food. But, it is…

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Guns

Shooter’s Remorse: Definitely Don’t Buy These Guns

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Not all guns are created equal. For every category-defining model there will be a handful of true competitors and a few abysmal also-rans. Guns that, if bought without knowing better, you’ll wind up regretting ever clapping hands on in the gun shop. These are the kind you don’t tell your friends about. The kind you’ll quietly sell and deny ever…

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Announcements

A New Beginning for The Survivalist Blog

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Hi folks, As some of you may know, MD Creekmore decided to focus on one of his other websites. Since TSB was already very popular, I, Dan F. Sullivan, owner of https://www.SurvivalSullivan.com decided to step into his shoes and continue to publish articles written by either me or my amazing team of expert preppers and homesteaders. Though he retained his content,…

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