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Recycled Items Can Make Good Preps

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We would take a hammer and straighten these

This morning I was working on a small project and couldn’t find the right size finishing nails I needed.  That got me to looking at the supply of nails I have on hand and it was not what I wanted.  I have been using them and not replacing them.  That got me to thinking about how we used recycled items such as nails all the time when I was a kid.

I have got in the habit of throwing out nails when I take something apart or the nails are bent.  When I was a kid, I can remember spending many an hour sorting and straightening old nails. …

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