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What If…

What If…  today was the last ‘normal’ day any of us ever have? What if in ten minutes time, life as we know it ceases to exist?  How it could start for millions of people. s winter, sometimes a line comes down, especially up here in the hills, looking out of the window usually gives you […]

How to rig a snare

Snaring is a minimalist form of hunting and is usually done with small game; however, there are snaring methods for trapping larger game, too. You want to begin by finding where the animals are moving because a commonly successful location for snaring is on an active game trail. This is because animals move through your […]

Useful Skills for Preppers

First Aid and Basic Emergency Medical Care:  Knowing how to stabilize a broken limb pending proper care, how to reduce or stop traumatic bleeding, how … [Read More...]

What kinds of things are good for bartering?

AMMO.  Any and all kinds will be worth their weight in gold.  The more common the caliber the more likely you will know somebody that wants to trade … [Read More...]

Garden Hoop House – DIY

So you would like to have a greenhouse but you don't have an extra $2000-$3000 laying around anywhere...?  Me too!  Here's a way to make your own for … [Read More...]

Portable Solar Battery Pack – DIY

So I went out and got one of those commercial solar charged packs.  It looked like a good deal.  Got it all setup and charged and even got to use it … [Read More...]

FLIR – How it works

Basic Principles Heat ALWAYS moves from a hotter to colder object. Heat is transferred by 3 different mechanisms: radiation, convection, and … [Read More...]