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Quick Easy to Make Dill Pickles

dill pickles

For years I have been looking for a recipe that a family member gave me when my son was about 7 years old, he will be 50 in June, so I have been looking for a long time.  I obviously …

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Rotating your Food can Prevent Many Food Storage Problems

I want to do a follow up on the new food storage problem that we encountered, see Today I Encountered a New Food Storage Problem for prior post.  Now that we have had more time to look at it and …

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Survival Bicycles Can be a Good Idea

In today’s society, I see large numbers of bicyclists riding around every weekend when the weather is nice.  They are all wearing the tight bright colored outfits that seem to be mandatory for bike riders today.  I remember when we …

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Today I Encountered a New Food Storage Problem

It seems like I am always learning new things about prepping.  About the time, I think I have seen everything something new occurs.  This morning I was at the home of a friend who is in the process of moving.  …

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Free Manuals to Downloads on Survival and Edible Plants

free manuals

Everybody likes to get something for free and today I have a bunch of free manuals for you to download.  I have not had a chance to review all of them so I can’t say that everything they suggest is …

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Ammo Penetration Can be a Problem in Home Defense

Yesterday, we wrote about A Shotgun, The Best Firearm for Defending Your Home.  In the post, I mentioned that any firearm that is adequate for self-defense will penetrate the walls of a stick built home.  By stick built, I …

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A Shotgun, The Best Firearm for Defending Your Home

shotgun

I have seen a lot of discussion on the subject of ammunition and what caliber is best for you to keep for home defense.  Now for the purposes of this discussion I am assuming that you are defending your home …

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Facial Recognition System Being Build by the FBI

 

facial recognition

Here is some information sent to me by a friend regarding the new facial recognition system being build by the FBI. They plan to have collected up to 52 million facial images of both criminals and ordinary citizens by …

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The Pros and Cons of Cell Phones for Preppers

cell phones

I am old enough to have lived before cell phones. When I was child we lived in a home with a wall-mounted phone with a hand crank and a party line.  Now I am sure very few of you even …

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Solar Wagons can Provide Off Grid Electric Power

 

Last Saturday we had our preparedness fair and it was quite well attended.  One of the things that I found quite interesting was the solar wagon that Aron from Sierra Solar brought to the fair.

This solar wagon is …

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