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11 Bug Out Location Considerations

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  Choosing a bug out location introduces a whole different set of criteria than a normal home purchase.  Amenities like an all stainless steel kitchen or updated counters won’t matter much in a grid down situation.  When looking for a BOL, you should consider certain attributes that might make your life easier when the power …

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How to Build A Barrel Stove

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  Wood is and will be the primary source of off grid heating for preppers and homesteaders.  It is inexpensive, plentiful, and renewable.  Unfortunately, current regulations are strangling the wood stove market.  Prices are climbing ever higher as manufacturers are struggling to meet the emissions requirements set by the EPA.  Fortunately for us, for now …

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G-MAG Saltwater Charger, Part 1 with Backyard Amusement

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In this video we take a brief look at the G-MAG Salt Water Charger. This off grid device is great for charging both on the run, and on demand. No waiting for a sunny day, just put in salt, add water and charge away. This nifty little device will charge everything, from batteries, AA, AAA, …

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Saturday Survival Serial – Week 17

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If you are new to the series or have missed any episodes, you can find them all right here! Jimmy stood in the snow and fading light with his shotgun aimed at the blood soaked man. He heard steps behind him but didn’t dare turn and look, hoping it was Brad. “Everyone, just calm down. Let’s …

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10 Preparedness Items Under $10

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Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few days, you might have noticed that the Tin Hat Ranch is giving away preparedness items with every article in appreciation of our fans.  Since we are giving away an item with every article, and we are not made out of money, we decided to …

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The Effects of a Nuclear Bomb

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When most folks think of a nuclear bombs, they tend to categorize them into a one size fits all category in their head, utter destruction.  To say this isn’t true would not be honest, nuclear bombs create utter destruction.  The reality of the matter is that nuclear bombs come in different sizes, all of them …

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5 Steps to Survive a Dirty Bomb

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This past week, ISIS, the terrorist tumor growing in the Middle East, stole 40 Kilograms of Uranium from a research facility in Iraq.  While the Uranium that was stolen is low level and could never be made into a device that could sustain a nuclear explosion, it is dangerous nonetheless.  First of all, it isn’t …

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Saturday Survival Serial – Week 16

  If you are new to the series or have missed any episodes, you can find them all right here! Jimmy put the binoculars down and looked to Terry and Brad. He wasn’t expecting to find someone so quickly. In fact, he rather hoped they would be able to get a lay of the land before …

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Understanding SHTF Water Purification

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  For those of you who weren’t around for the last “Ask Tin Hat” series, we announce the winner in the videos.  Did you win the Survival Slingshot?  Find out in the video!  A very special thanks to Survival Slingshot for providing this episode’s prize, check them out here or pick yours up today! The …

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The Master Plan

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  I try to stay away from politics as much as I can here at the Tin Hat Ranch.  Yet ever increasingly, at an alarming rate, the .gov is doing things that are just plain wrong.  The latest infraction involves the children from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador that are pouring over our borders.  The administration has …

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