How To Make a Stun Gun With a Disposable Camera

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How To Make a Stun Gun With a Disposable Camera This is the guide to make a device which runs on a battery and produces sparks at tens of thousands of volts very rapidly. DO NOT use this for any other reason then self defense. A stun gun is a very handy thing to have …

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How To Pitch A Tent Without Poles In An Emergency

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How To Pitch A Tent Without Poles In An Emergency Knowing how to pitch a tent with no poles may not sound like life saving knowledge.. but if you think about things for a second it actually is! Say you are camping and you forgot the poles, what happens if a bear ruins the poles …

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5 Ways To Heat Your Home For Free

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5 Ways To Heat Your Home For Free Staying warm for free… I love these projects! With all things that involve flame, please remember to be responsible and do not leave these burning with no supervision. The last thing I would want is you to burn your house down. That being said, in a SHTF …

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DIY Mini Bio-Gas Plant Using Decomposable Organic Material

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DIY Mini Bio-Gas Plant Using Decomposable Organic Material Did you know you can produce your own gas to cook with from decomposable organic material and kitchen waste? Well, you can 🙂 The bio-gas produced from food waste, decomposable organic material, and kitchen waste consists of methane and a little amount of carbon dioxide. It is a …

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How to Purify Pine Resin and Make Pine Pitch

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How to Purify Pine Resin and Make Pine Pitch Purifying pine resin is the key to make some great wilderness glue also known as pine pitch. Make some today and get some classic wilderness skills down! Well, I have to share this topic with you as my mind has been blown. Let me first start by …

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Birch Essential Oil for Arthritis, Muscle and Joint Pain

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Birch Essential Oil for Arthritis, Muscle and Joint Pain & Survival The use of essential oils, extracts, and all parts of various plants and trees is an ancient practice for healing and easing ailments. Even the drinking of certain kinds of teas provide well established medicinal benefits that our bodies are made to work with. …

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28 Innovative Ways To Upcycle Old T-Shirts

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28 Innovative Ways To Upcycle Old T-shirts I don’t know about you guys, but I have probably a good 30 old T-shirts laying around the house that i tell my wife to keep and not throw away because we could use them if the power goes out to keep warm. After seeing this tutorial I …

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How to Remove Rusted Nuts and Bolts

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How to Remove Rusted Nuts and Bolts You may just thank us one day for sharing this little secret, If SHTF and you need to remove rusted nuts or bolts, remember this! This is an old secret that a lot of us don’t know or forget! There are hundreds and hundreds of lotions and potions …

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10 Useful Tools You Can Make From Recycled Parts

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10 Useful Tools You Can Make From Recycled Parts I thought this would be a great article to share with you because I am sure many of us have a lot of broken tools laying around the garage or basement. This is great to know if SHTF as you can have a 2 use item. …

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How To Double Your Gas Mileage 2X

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How To Double Your Gas Mileage 2X Well I had always heard the rumors about doing this but never really seen any proof! After watching this video I really think this would work. For me, I would use this when bugging out. I have to go just a shade under 400 miles and I can …

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DIY Night Vision Powered By A 9v Battery

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DIY Night Vision Powered By A 9v Battery This blew me away and After seeing what it took to make this I may just have to rummage around my moms old stuff and get the old video camera. This is made very easily, just light soldering and gluing. I decided to post this because I …

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100% Natural Flea Killer For The Home And Garden

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100% Natural Flea Killer For The Home And Garden I have 3 dogs and I have been really lucky not one of my dogs has had fleas! My wife and I discuss fleas every spring and I did some research and found a great natural way to kill the fleas in the home or the …

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19 Clever Uses for Rubber Bands

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19 Clever Uses for Rubber Bands If you’re in a SHTF situation, or isolated to the point that you don’t have access to a lot of supplies, you’ll need to learn how to improvise with what you have on hand. You can’t have a stockpile of absolutely everything you could possibly need, but there are …

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DIY Self-Pressurizing, Chimney-Type Alcohol Stove

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DIY Self-Pressurizing, Chimney-Type  Alcohol Stove If you want one of the most efficient survival cooking stoves known to man, you are at the right place… Don’t spend a fortune on the big heavy propane stoves when you can make a self-pressurizing, chimney stove for cheap. This is a great project for anyone to try out. …

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6 Reason to Add a Coat Hanger to Your Bug Out Bag

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6 Reasons to Add a Coat Hanger to Your Bug Out Bag What kind of non-conventional gear have you acquired for your bug out bag? From pennies and razor scooters, to chopstick and pantyhose, I have seen a lot of things suggested for get-out-of-dodge kits. While I am a big believer that a cluttered bug out …

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27 Clever Alternative Uses For Kitchen Appliances

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27 Clever Alternative Uses For Kitchen Appliances This is a really good article to read and get some extra usage from an old appliance you may have laying around the kitchen, remember any item that has more than one use is worth it’s weight in gold, especially if you are a frugal homesteader. We all …

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How to Wash Clothes Without Electricity

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How to Wash Clothes Without Electricity No matter what happens, household chores like clothes washing still have to happen. Even if we’re off the grid-either intentionally or because SHTF, we still need clean clothes. The trick to learning to live off the grid is to learn how to use manpower in place of electric power, …

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How To Clean Your Cooking Gear with Wood Ashes The Right Way

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How To Clean Your Cooking Gear with Wood Ashes The Right Way If you are camping or bugging out and you have no soap to clean your cooking gear, do not fret , you can use the ashes from your camp fire to do the “dirt” work for you. This method has been used for …

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14 Ways to Use Dryer Sheets that Have Nothing to Do with the Dryer

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14 Ways to Use Dryer Sheets that Have Nothing to Do with the Dryer Multi-purpose household items are a great way to maximize what you have on hand, especially in the case where you can’t pick up what you need from the local store. There are plenty of things that we all have on hand …

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25+ Ideas, Herbs, & Essential Oils To Help You Quit Smoking

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25+ Ideas, Herbs, & Essential Oils To Help You Quit Smoking Ok, I am no expert at addiction and never will claim to be, I found a great article on how to quit smoking using natural methods, there are over 25 ideas using various natural methods. Trying to quit ANYTHING is hard work. I tried …

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20 Unusual Uses For Everyday Herbs

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20 Unusual Uses For Everyday Herbs Herbs are so much more than a garnish. This article will show you 20 unusual uses for everyday herbs… Take these 10 herbs and you’ve got yourself 20 different ways to tackle everyday issues, from keeping mice away to treating the common cold. Herbs are so easy to grow, …

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7 Unusual Multi-Purpose Items for Survival

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7 Unusual Multi-Purpose Items for Survival I personally think that this article in the link below is a perfect example for why having multi-purpose items in your house or bug out bag is always the best option. What I mean by that is, say you are a woman or you have women in your group …

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63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life

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63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life Did you know that no matter how much money they make, more than 70% people in the US have less than $1000 in savings? Crazy, right? What’s more interesting is that this doesn’t have anything to do with income. Even people who are making more than $100,000 …

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The Illustrated Essential Guide to Providing First Aid

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The Illustrated Essential Guide to Providing First Aid No one wants to be in a situation where first aid is needed, but this is something that will definitely happen at some point.  Whether you are a homesteader or simply in a situation where medical aid is not available, there are skills that need to be …

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10 Everyday Things That Could Unexpectedly Save Your Life

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t10 Everyday Things That Could Unexpectedly Save Your Life So you have everything in place in case of an emergency right? Food, water, toilet paper? Surprisingly a lot of us actually do and even the non-preppers have at least 2 weeks of food and water in their house, even if they don’t know it! If …

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28 Outdoor Lighting DIYs

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28 Outdoor Lighting DIYs Are you looking to brighten up your garden this summer with light? Check out these great DIY projects and have the best garden on your block! It’s no secret that I love finding DIY projects and sharing them with you on shtfpreparedness.com. I love it that much, I try and make/do …

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84 Tutorials To Help You Become More Self-Sufficient

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84 Tutorials To Help You Become More Self-Sufficient More and more of us are turning towards homesteading as we learn how toxic modern living can be.  For many, a simpler, earth-based lifestyle can be the key to lasting physical and psychological health. For me, the hardest part of becoming self-sufficient was figuring out where to …

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36 Cold Weather Hacks to Keep You Cozy This Winter

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36 Cold Weather Hacks to Keep You Cozy This Winter It’s that time again-whether we love it or dread it, the holidays are upon us.  For a lot of us, that also means it’s about to get so, very cold.  The kind of cold that keeps us in bed, or in the hot shower.  Lucky …

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20 Survival Uses for Pantyhose

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20 Survival Uses for Pantyhose If you or your wife have been throwing away old pantyhose, stop right now. And if no one in your home uses pantyhose, you should definitely buy some. Pantyhose has all sorts of survival-related applications such as first aid, gardening, hunting, shelter construction, and even food storage. Because of this …

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Make Your Own Gel Ice Packs

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Make Your Own Gel Ice Packs How many times have you used gel ice packs in your life? Their uses are almost limitless: from medical applications to keeping your sandwiches cool, gel ice packs are handy to have in the freezer. The problem for most people is that the only ones they get are from …

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Hobbies Can Help You Survive

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Hobbies Can Help You Survive Most people never consider that their hobbies can prove to be useful and not just entertaining. In our society, the term ‘hobby’ is usually considered some activity that’s more whimsical than productive. The truth is, there are numerous hobbies out there that are actually very valuable skills to have in …

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Eight Lessons Learned from Survival Fiction

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Eight Lessons Learned from Survival Fiction Survival fiction can be not only entertaining, it can be used as a fantastic prepper tool. If you read for fun, chances are pretty good you have a good imagination. That can be used to your advantage while reading prepper fiction. The lessons learned from survival fiction come from …

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Don’t Know if That Battery Is Any Good? Here’s a Great Little Test That Really Works!

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Don’t Know if That Battery Is Any Good? Here’s a Great Little Test That Really Works! AAs, AAAs, Cs, and Ds, this simple test will tell the good from the bad! There’s nothing more frustrating than having a battery sitting around and not knowing if it’s good or not. If you have a junk drawer …

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6 Everyday Uses for Powdered Milk

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6 Everyday Uses for Powdered Milk You might be saying to your self right now, powdered milk… NEVER! I used to say that, now though, I am so glad I am stockpiling it. I found a great article that goes over 6 ways to use powdered milk, some say dry milk but they are both …

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17 Camping Hacks, Tips, & Tricks You’ll Wish You Knew Earlier

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17 Camping Hacks, Tips, & Tricks You’ll Wish You Knew Earlier As I’ve mentioned a couple of times this Fall, it’s camping season! 🙂 Camping is a great way to improve and develop your survival and self-sufficiency skills through hunting/fishing for food, learning to build a shelter, start a fire… you get the point. Food …

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How You Can Start A Fire From A Portable Cell Phone Power Bank

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How You Can Start A Fire From A Portable Cell Phone Power Bank

We have all seen videos around the internet on starting a fire with steel wool and a cell phone battery. That is  a great way to start a fire in an emergency. The issue is that many phones now have sealed batteries. So I wondered Can Start A Fire From A Portable Cell Phone Power Bank? With phones dying so fast many people carry these portable charging devices. 

 

How You Can Start A Fire From A Portable Cell Phone Power Bank

How You Can Start A Fire From A Portable Cell Phone Power Bank

The Parts

For this build, I bought the cheapest power bank I could get. It was $4.88 for a 2,000 mah battery bank. Which should, it states, provide you with one charge. For our needs, this will be plenty of juice. The usb battery pack came with a tiny usb cable. also we will need steel and tinder. I used some charcloth and a cotton ball. Note do not get the steel wool with soap in it. It was all I could find and it

Note do not get the steel wool with soap in it. It was all I could find and it doesn’t work well. I had to wash it off and let it dry all day. 

We will need to cut the end that plugs into your phone all of the mobile battery pack. Mine only had to wires. Strip off a little of the wire to expose the bare wires. 

Starting The Fire

I tried several times with just the cotton ball with no luck. I added a piece of charcloth under the steel wool and got it to work right away. Once the charcloth caught I started slowly blowing it to get it to burst into flames. It took just a few minutes to work. 

Can Start A Fire From A Portable Cell Phone Power Bank? The answer is yes. Save your phone and just 

 

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Compilation of 10 Survival Life Hacks

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Compilation of 10 Survival Life Hacks Living off the grid, or surviving in a SHTF situation will take skills, ingenuity and some luck. Ultimately, I believe skills are the most important component. For example, I am always trying to learn different ways to start a fire from items I may find around me, that I have …

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Why You Need To Stockpile Coconut Oil

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Why You Need To Stockpile Coconut Oil Unless you have been living under a rock for the last year, you will have read that coconut oil is the current rave amongst survivalist and prepper types.  The reasons are many.  Coconut oil has a long shelf life, is extremely good for you health-wise, and can multitask.  …

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41 Creative DIY Hacks To Improve Your Home

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41 Creative DIY Hacks To Improve Your Home If you have been following us for a while you will know we like life hacks, especially DIY hacks. Hacks are just amazing if you want to save money when doing DIY projects and in an emergency up-cycling items will help you in everyday life. In the article …

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How To Start a Car with a Dead Battery Using a Rope

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How To Start a Car with a Dead Battery Using a Rope Image that you are stranded in your car with a dead battery in a remote location with no cell signal. No one is going to stop and provide assistance or give you a jump and you can’t call AAA. What do you do? You …

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50 Reasons Why You Need Vinegar In Your Stockpile

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50 Reasons Why You Need Vinegar In Your Stockpile Vinegar is one of those substances that has multiple uses other than as an ingredient in meals, sauces, and dips. Did you know that vinegar helps soothe burns, cleans glass like a champ, and prolong the life of fresh cut flowers? Now, you may not need …

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14 Off-Grid Ways To Use (And Reuse) Aluminum Foil

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14 Off-Grid Ways To Use (And Reuse) Aluminum Foil If you find yourself in an emergency situation chances are what you have stockpiled and around the house is all you will have for a while until the situation sorts itself out. This article is why I always say it is important to have aluminum foil …

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How To Bring Dead Ni-Cad Batteries Back To Life

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How To Bring Dead Ni-Cad Batteries Back To Life Stop having your Ni-Cad batteries stop charging and losing power and dying all the time. Save a lot of money over the year and have a way to keep your Ni-Cad batteries in peak performance in an emergency.  I love learning something new everyday. This is why …

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10 Emergency Uses for Duct Tape You Need to Know

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10 Emergency Uses for Duct Tape You Need to Know I’m on a roll, recently I shared an article on 40 modern day uses for WD-40 and now I am sharing 10 emergency uses for duct tape. 🙂 I just love re-purposing items we have laying around the house because in an emergency knowing how to …

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524 Ways to Reuse Things You’d Normally Throw Away

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524 Ways to Reuse Things You’d Normally Throw Away Although you probably wouldn’t, you could easily find out what a household has been using and getting rid of by a simple peek at their trash bins. More often than not we toss old coffee grounds, uneaten food products, un-recyclable bottles and cans – and the …

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How To Make An Easy DIY Still

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How To Make An Easy DIY Still See how to make an easy DIY still from items you may have laying around your house. This is great information to know. A still can make drinkable water from nasty, undrinkable water… even sea water. It’s pretty amazing to think we could actually make this water drinkable …

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How To Make A Solar Cooking Jar & Split Pea and Potato Soup Recipe

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How To Make A Solar Cooking Jar If you are a lone wolf or have a limited budget and a solar oven is to expensive or to bulky for a bug out, then I have a simple small solution that’s easy to make and easy to carry. THE SOLAR COOKING JAR. This is so easy …

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How To Make Color Fire For Your Fire Pit

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How To Make Color Fire For Your Fire Pit “Have you ever gone to a bonfire and when someone tossed a log on, the fire turned colors? Most of us have seen fires that burn in blues, greens, or even bright flashes of light in the movies but most don’t realize is these chemical reactions …

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Stove Necklace Idea

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Stove Necklace Idea I saw this and I had to share it with you folks! This is awesome… There are no instructions on how to make one, but It looks like you could make one pretty easily (some DIY knowledge would help tremendously). A little soldering and boom, your very own personal, portable cooking vessel …

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23 Duct Tape Uses That Are Brilliant!

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23 Duct Tape Uses That Are Brilliant! Sometimes, the S can HTF in some really odd ways. Though they aren’t always a ‘disaster,’ they can cause some frustration, anger, inconvenience, and sometimes injury. Duct tape uses are almost infinite and while most of us have read at least one list of what you can do with …

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WD-40 Myths, Legends & Fun Facts

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WD-40 Myths, Legends & Fun Facts I know what you are thinking, not another WD-40 article! In my defence, I do love this stuff so you will have to forgive me! This article is about the myths, legends and fun facts and not uses! If you are as old as me you know WD-40 can …

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22 Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin

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22 Awesome Ways To Reuse An Altoids Tin There is also the satisfaction that comes from reusing an ordinary object for something else entirely. Grandpa’s old motto of “use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without” still resonates. Great for a bug out bag and shtf situation. I made a small …

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7 Survival Life Hacks

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Household Hacker makes videos with all sorts of interesting tips and life hacks. A while back they did a survival edition with 7 survival hacks. There are some really cool ideas in this video including: how to get more light from a candle, how to filter dirt out of water, how to get a fire […]

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27 Survival Uses For Floss You Never Thought Of

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27 Survival Uses For Floss You Never Thought Of If you’re like most people, you probably have a roll of floss that never gets touched next to your bathroom sink. If you’re not going to use it, then you may as well put it in your bug out bag. Why? Because the size-to-usefulness ratio of …

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How To Make a Powerful Modern DIY HDTV Antenna

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How To Make a Powerful Modern DIY HDTV Antenna Are you paying hundreds of dollars a month for cable or satellite TV? Chances are you probably are. Or, are you struggling to pay for TV and can’t afford to buy a HDTV Ariel?  Sit back and think about this… do you really watch all of …

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6 Uses For Egg Shell Membrane

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6 Uses For Egg Shell Membrane You Never Thought Of For something that is normally thrown out as rubbish, the membrane lining in an egg shell has some surprising uses. That’s right, crack that egg and use it as normal. Then, instead of throwing the shell away, peel that thin white skin or membrane out …

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10 Survival Uses for Zip Ties

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10 Survival Uses for Zip Ties I normally use zip ties to keep my chicken coop wire together, it works great and I can cut them off when I want to make the coop bigger, Easy and less hassle than using metal wire. Zip ties were primarily used for electric cables or wires. Because of …

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30+ Duct Tape Projects

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30+ Duct Tape Projects Duct tape is the first aid kit of the gear world! See how it can change your life in so many ways today! I found a collection of over 30 projects that you can make out of duct tape. Some are just for fun or to keep the kids quiet for …

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DIY No-Ice Evap Air Conditioner With PVC Pipe

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DIY No-Ice Evap Air Conditioner With PVC Pipe A lot of you really liked the 5 gallon bucket air conditioner article that was posted a while back on Graywolf Survival. It was shared on Facebook many thousands of times in just a couple of days. Well, Graywolf loved the idea too but it wasn’t pushing …

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3 Step Flashlight Mod That Extends Flashlight Battery Over 360%

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3 Step Flashlight Mod That Extends Flashlight Battery Over 360% This cool hack can extend the battery over 3.6% more if you switch out the bulb for an LED. In any emergency you need to have a source of light. Unfortunately most people who buy flashlights will leave them in a drawer somewhere for months …

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How And Why To Make Activated Charcoal

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How And Why To Make Activated Charcoal Knowing how to make activated charcoal is great knowledge to have! There are several benefits and uses of this, but the uses for survival are what we are interested in today Did you know that it can be given to poison victims to absorb the poison before it does …

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15 Modern Day Uses For WD-40

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WD-40 Hacks: 15 Modern Day Uses For WD-40 As we all know WD-40 has always been known to stop creaks and squeaks but little do people know that it is as useful as duct-tape, if not more useful. I have used WD-40 for years. Not only to stop the creeks and squeaks of a gate …

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DIY Beer Bottle Cap Fishing Lures

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DIY Beer Bottle Cap Fishing Lures Being able to catch your own food in an emergency situation is vital. Make fishing lures out of beer caps and have fish for dinner 🙂 We may laugh about this article, but this may just mean the difference between starving and surviving. The basics of this project are …

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35 Reasons You Should Never Be Without Vinegar

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35 Reasons You Should Never Be Without Vinegar Vinegar has been one of the mostly used food items for centuries, find out why you need this is your preps today! Whether you are storing up supplies for hard times or just want to save a little grocery money on cleaning supplies, one thing you should …

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16 Genius DIY Hacks for Your Backyard & Garden

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16 Genius DIY Hacks for Your Backyard & Garden I am always scouring the Internet to find the best DIY hacks so that I can garden smarter with the space that I have. Sometimes you get lucky and find the most amazing and creative do-it-yourself solutions, and the site I found today is no exception. My …

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How To Build A Tin Can WiFi Antenna

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How To Build A Tin Can WiFi Antenna Are you looking to extend the range of your current WIFI network? See How To Build A Tin Can WiFi Antenna for around 5 bucks! This is so frugal it may just put Belkin out of business if we all made one of these bad boys! Use an old …

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The Secret to Making Amazing Soap in a Slow Cooker

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The Secret to Making Amazing Soap in a Slow Cooker I have been making soap for years now, The past few years I have been making it in a slow cooker. It is so much easier and I am no expert but I think the low, constant heat makes the soap better. You could make …

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9 Old Wives Tales That Are Actually True

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9 Old Wives Tales That Are Actually True Old wives tales are almost always true… I remember growing up to my grandma telling me loads of old wives tales and they all ended up being great to know… I love old wives tales, they are surrounded by mystery, how did they get to spread like …

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112 Uses For Baking Soda From WWII You Didn’t Know

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112 Uses For Baking Soda From WWII You Didn’t Know Baking soda is a fantastic product we all should have stockpiled. Most important for me is we can also protect ourselves from the array of toxins in household cleaning products. Conventional cleansers can expose us to multiple chemicals linked to asthma, cancer and other documented …

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31 Surprising Uses For Borax

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31 Surprising Uses For Borax You’ve probably heard of using borax as a laundry booster. Although it’s a great way to remove stains and make your laundry whiter and fresher, that’s just one of over 30 ways you can use borax. If you know how, you can use borax to clean the kitchen and bathroom, …

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DIY Nontoxic Wood Stain

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DIY Nontoxic Wood Stain Sometimes we just need a little color in our life, this easy frugal project is just pure awesomeness. Kids will love to do this with you too. You can buy wood stain from the hardware store and be fine with it until you read whats in it… Nasty chemicals that could …

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How To Make An Arc Welder

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How To Make An Arc Welder From A Microwave WARNING: Stick welding, and/or the modification of a Microwave Oven Transformer (M.O.T), can be very dangerous and presents risks of UV radiation, shock hazards, burns, fires, fumes and a multitude of other risks.  This project should not be attempted without a thorough understanding of electricity, adult …

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How To Get Rid Of Fleas Naturally

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How To Get Rid Of Fleas Naturally Fleas are a pain in the butt. If you’ve noticed that you are getting more and more fleas around the house, but don’t want chemicals on your pet or in your abode, here are some less harsh ways to combat fleas. Stop using the chemicals, make your own.. In order to get …

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13 Alternative Uses For Your Old Garden Hoses

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13 Alternative Uses For Your Old Garden Hoses Most people have some kind of hose lying around, or their parents do, or you’ll see them at garage sales and the local gardening nursery. Coiled and shoved into a corner somewhere to be used ‘just in case.’  With the overwhelming surge of people who are into reusing …

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17 Soothing Natural Sunburn Home Remedies

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17 Soothing Natural Sunburn Home Remedies Check out these amazing natural sunburn remedies to sooth sunburn pain and prevent peeling. Natural sunburn remedies are just great to know. If you are at home and you find yourself burned from the sun and you have no other store bought creams or maybe you want to live …

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28 Brilliant Garage Organization Ideas

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28 Brilliant Garage Organization Ideas This article shows you 28 different ways to organize your garage for cheap. Having a tidy, organized garage works wonders when it comes time to get motivated to garden or get your hands dirty with a few DIY projects. Garage organization ideas are often looked over and before you know it …

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28 Awesome Outdoor Lighting DIYs

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28 Awesome Outdoor Lighting DIYs Are you looking to brighten up your garden this summer with light? Check out these great DIY projects and have the best garden on your block! It’s no secret that I love finding DIY projects and sharing them with you on shtfpreparedness.com. I love it that much, I try and …

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Ten Cent Modification You Can Do to Double Your Radio’s Range

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Ten Cent Modification You Can Do to Double Your Radio’s Range Just like anything in the world, radios only reach so far. Their frequencies can extend across vast spaces, depending on the transmitters and receivers that come with your radio. Obviously, when they reach farther, you can broadcast to a much larger audience, and when …

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8 Outstanding Gardening Hacks

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8 Outstanding Gardening Hacks That Can Double, Triple & Even Quadruple Crop Yield Whether you hobby garden or grow a large, food source garden, getting as much as you can out of the space you have is the goal. Most people don’t have a lot of money to specialty items that claim to improve your …

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MacGyver-Style Camping Hacks

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MacGyver-Style Camping Hacks Ah, good old MacGyver strikes again. He was famous for troubleshooting and coming up with solutions to problems with everyday things. One of his famous quotes is “If you had some duct tape, I could fix that.” With that in mind I found a great collection of camping hacks that could make …

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10 Must-Read Cleaning Tips & Tricks

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10 Must-Read Cleaning Tips & Tricks Have you got the spring cleaning bug yet? I know for sure I have. My wife, not so much.. lol. Well, that being said I wanted to go hunting for some great time saving and best of all money saving cleaning tips / hacks. I know people don’t like …

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30 Cheap And Brilliant Dollar Store Hacks

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30 Cheap And Brilliant Dollar Store Hacks I think I am safe to say that we all like to save money where ever possible. I am the biggest penny pincher you can find, seriously, I love to save money! I love to search the internet to brink you all new and awesome ways to discover new and …

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How To Reuse Silica Gel Packets

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How To Reuse Silica Gel Packets Since I was a kid, I have been throwing these little silica gel packets away. If I knew back then what I know now about silica gel, I would have a whole house full of these babies! So when ever you buy new toys, items for the home and …

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31 Household Products You’ll Never Have To Buy Again

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31 Household Products You’ll Never Have To Buy Again These 31 household products you’ll never have to buy again will change your life as soon as today if you let it 🙂 Save a lot of money and become more self reliant by doing all of  these great DIY projects! I have posted many DIY projects …

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10 Off-Grid Kitchen Cures For Everyday Aches And Pains

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10 Off-Grid Kitchen Cures For Everyday Aches And Pains Learn these great, 10 off-grid kitchen cures for everyday aches and pains … Hippocrates said “Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food”. I am a firm believer that being more natural and knowing old school ways to aid with aches and pains …

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How To Make a Solar Powered Radio

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How To Make a Solar Powered Radio There are many practical uses for solar power energy that is portable, particularly when SHTF. Building a DIY solar powered radio is not difficult, and it’s an extremely useful item to have on hand in the event of a disaster. And no batteries required! You can buy a …

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