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Bugging Out in Tree? Really?

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The typical outdoorsman will simply take a trip to the local Cabela’s or Bass Pro Shop, and purchase a tree stand to improve his hunting vantage points...

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RE: Coyote Attacks Dogs I Shoot With Glock 26

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The following letter came in regarding the Video of the Week: Coyote Attacks Dogs I Shoot With Glock 26:
I grew up around farm people, both sets of my grandparents were on farms until they died...
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Common Heirloom / Open-Pollinated Seed List

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Let’s do this again! This was originally published last year here on SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. It can be seen HERE in its original format. ~Rourke

Common Heirloom / Open-Pollinated Seed List

by John Rourke

Without a doubt the most controversial a...

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Mountain House Freeze Dried foods….hmmmm,hmmmm, good

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How many of you have tried freeze dried foods? Specifically – Mountain House brand? Over the past couple years I have been trying more and more of their offerings and have really been impressed. This month Emergency Essentials is having a huge sale o...

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Second round of planting

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Over the past week I have been pulling up plants that have gone by and no longer producing in the garden, and started planting a second round. Living in South Carolina the climate affords a pretty long growing season...

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Survival Garden: How to Build an Affordable Underground Greenhouse

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To prepare for a natural or man-made disaster, many survivalists are busy stocking up on shelf-stable food and water...

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Video of the Week: Coyote Attacks Dogs I Shoot With Glock 26

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Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even tho...

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Video of the Week: Easy to Make Nesting Boxes for Chickens – Chicken Egg Laying Boxes

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Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even tho...

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Like Westerns? Check this out…….

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Video for the Week: How To Grow Potatoes

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Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even tho...

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Check out these interesting pictures!

Thought many of you might find something of value in some of these.

Enjoy and take care -

Rourke

 

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Video of the Week: Water Purification and Filtration

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Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small eice we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even thou...

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First Aid Back Pack

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This post was originally published over at ModernSurvivalOnline.com. It can be seen HERE.

by Bev

I lived in the mountains of Montana and Idaho for a number of years...

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Built a new compost bin……

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Hello all. I just completed building a rotating compost bin out of some scrap materials on my property. The only costs involved were the screws and the broom stick...

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Video of the Week: Cozy Log Cabin- How I built it for less than $500

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Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small eice we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even thou...

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Water Off the Grid

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This post was originally published over at ModernSurvivalOnline.com. It can be seen HERE.

By Bev

When I was a little girl we used to go visit my great-grandfather, Harry, on his farm in Trout Valley...

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TEOTWAWKI Bartering (A different look!)

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This post was originally published over at ModernSurvivalOnline.com. It can be seen HERE in its original format.

By “The Coach”

            There have been many articles written on “Survival Bartering”. Most are very well written...

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Video of the Week: Build Your Own Woodstove For $100

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Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even tho...

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SHTF ONE GUN DEFENSE

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This post was originally published June 10th, 2013. In case you missed it…..here it is again.

 - Rourke

SHTF ONE GUN DEFENSE

BY GREG RENTCHLER, Editor at Large

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SHTF gun, survival gun, survival shotgun,

 

I’ve been spending a lot of time at my BOL  thinking abou...

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Another change to comment system…..

Although it appears that most people are able to leave comments without a problem I am still getting reports that some cannot. This is very troubling and I really don’t understand it.

In an effort to fix it I have made another change with how comment...

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Boats: The Open Water Bug-Out Alternative

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According to the NOAA, the oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth’s surface. This means that if you’re looking for an open, off-the-grid destination to take your group when the SHTF, heading out on the water can’t be beat...

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Problems with comments….

Bev and I are still getting some reports on problems leaving comments. I am not sure why some are having problems and others are not. I would like to give it a little more time to see if it clears up as world servers are populated with the change...

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Comment problem fixed….

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Hey all - 

I have worked my fingers to the bone for hours trying to fix the “site comment problem” while my friends and family have been outside having all kinds of fun in the sun cooking out and playing in the pool.

The sacrifices I make for all ...

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Under construction…..

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Just so everyone is aware I am going to be doing some maintenance this weekend on the website so you may see some strange things happening. I am experimenting with the “theme” of the site which is how all the information is presented to visitors.

Whi...

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A few thoughts on EMP protection…….

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This post was originally published HERE back in July of 2103. With the recent increase of EMP in the news – figured we would republish in cased you missed it. – Rourke

I appreciate all the comments from the recent articles on EMP...

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