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How to Make a Water Wheel Electric Generator

One thing is for certain, if the grid ever goes down for good water wheels will become the primary source of electrical generation and motive power.  Why?  Because they are very simple machines, easy to understand and build, they need only a source of water and an elevation change.  Solar requires extensive high tech manufacturing …

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19 Medicinal Trees

In a societal collapse one of the first things to go will be traditional western pharmaceuticals.  While doctors won’t disappear, the methods they currently rely on to treat illness will quickly become scarce.  Understanding what nature has to offer in terms of medicine will be one key to a healthy society in post-SHTF.  One source …

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Missing Calories in a Bug Out Location

Guest Post by Stefan Mudry of Fincabayano.com Missing Calories in a Bug Out Location Many North-Americans are not aware of the fact, that agricultural outputs would not be enough for almost 400 million people under ’crash conditions’. Only a fraction of the demand for food could be satisfied without pesticides, without chemical fertilizers, and without …

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9 Survival Uses for Cigarettes

Yes, we all know they are bad for your health, but just like alcohol they obtain a certain “value” in a survival situation.  There is a reason, actually nine, according to this article by Zombease.com, that you should have them in your preps.  Check out this article to find out the interesting uses for cigarettes …

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Repurposing an Old Shed into a Chicken Coop

Repurposing an Old Shed into a Chicken Coop If you are American and have your head out of the sand you have probably noticed both your earning and purchasing powers have been decimated in the past decade.  We are on a long decline, for which I can’t fathom the bottom.  If you are proactive and …

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The POF-9: Now YOU can own a MP-5

The POF-9: Now YOU can own a MP-5 Now you can own an affordable* version of the Heckler & Koch  MP-5 (more like a HK-94).  This weapon has been used by special forces the world over,  shooting terrorists in the face for decades, and qualifies as my dream gun.  Until now, owning a civilian copy …

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6 Enemies of Food Storage…

6 Enemies of Food Storage This article first appeared at effectivetactics.net.  Michael Todd Jones will shortly be launching a new book, Fully Prepped.  I’ve read an advanced copy and I will say that it is an absolute must have on every preppers list.  Keep an eye out for the book and pick up your copy as …

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Alternatives to Revolution

Alternatives to Revolution. There is an old saying that the United States of America is the greatest country in the world.  The statement rang true for centuries and alluded to abundant natural resources, unrelenting freedom, and opportunity the world had never seen.  With few exceptions, this country offered a life to early immigrants never before …

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Zombie Bits

By popular demand, and for your entertainment, here are just the zombie bits from the first three ‘Budget Bug Out Gear Challenge” videos:

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Drone Cloak Update: Decision Time

Drone Cloak Update: Decision Time Thanks for dropping by.  The success of drones in our myriad of overseas wars has shown how useful a tool they can be when hunting down terrorists.  The next logical step is to use them in our skies to surveil and track criminal activity, yet the definition of “criminal activity” …

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