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5 Dollar Preps: DIY Fire Starter

By Dave H, a reader of SurvivalCache.com Being able to start a fire in an emergency situation is critical to your survival.  Fire provides warmth, comfort, protection, and the ability to purify water.  A low cost do it yourself fire…
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The 6 Most Valuable Survival Skills after the SHTF

By ready4itall.org In a long-term disaster situation, the majority of marketable skills people now believe are valuable in our on-the-grid world will become obsolete. When the power is down indefinitely, being a computer programmer isn’t exactly going to keep food…
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Beginners Mini-Guide to Bow Hunting

Venison is much lower in cholesterol and fat than grain-fed beef, but unless you do your own hunting, it is difficult to find fresh venison. During the 2012-13 archery season in Illinois, hunters harvested about 180,669 deer. If you have…
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Planting Fruit Trees

Many years ago when I lived on the ranch we had orchards of peaches. They were our main crop.  For many years I watched my grandmother cook for the workers that picked the fruit and wondered if one day I…
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