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5 tips to keep your homestead rodent free!

5 tips to keep your homestead rodent free

5 tips to keep your homestead rodent freeOften our homes are infested with rats the presence of which causes grievous losses in the form of disease manifestation. Rats are probably the only mammals that have the ability to spoil food, spread viruses and chew your electrical viruses too. In short, they can create havoc in your house in a matter of few days only. Continue reading 5 tips to keep your homestead rodent free!

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5 Cheap Survival Projects to Make Right Now!

5 Cheap Survival Projects to Make Right Now!

5 Cheap Survival Projects to Make Right NowIf you’re prepping to bug in in case of a major disaster (like most preppers do), you’re probably wondering what piece of gear to buy next? I know spending is fun, but the thing that’s more important is to have survival skills. Besides, some of these items are insanely expensive, they just aren’t worth the money considering you can make them yourself for a fraction of the cost.

In what follows, I want to give you a few easy survival projects you can do without breaking the bank. They’re actually useful, meaning you’re not doing this just for practice. Some of them are even suitable for kids – a great way to introduce them to prepping.

#1. Make an Altoids Tin Oil Lamp

Though altoids tins are most often used by preppers to keep their mini first aid kits, they also make perfect lamps.

The basic idea is to melt the wax of several candles (into a jar or something) by putting it in a pot filled with water on a stove. Once you melt the wax, you pour it into the altoids tin, but not before you glue the candle wicks to the bottom of the container. Continue reading 5 Cheap Survival Projects to Make Right Now!

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Turkey Hunting with Compound Bow – Top 5 Best Tips

Turkey Hunting with Compound Bow – Top 5 Best Tips

Turkey Hunting with Compound Bow - Top 5 Best TipsSpring turkeys season has a few district sounds, gobbles and shot gun blasts! It doesn’t always have to be this way though. If you like the sound of a calm spring morning and don’t want to disturb it, consider getting some extra time in the woods with your archery tackle. Continue reading Turkey Hunting with Compound Bow – Top 5 Best Tips

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8 Alternative Ways to Cook without Power!

8 Alternative Ways to Cook without Power

8 Alternative Ways to Cook without PowerWhether stranded in the wilderness by accident, or relaxing at your campsite on a weekend getaway, hunger will come calling – and without traditional cooking instruments or appliances readily accessible, keeping your party fed means trying new methods of cooking. Don’t wait to experiment in the woods; review these tips for cooking your food outdoors to make sure you’re prepared for any situation. Continue reading 8 Alternative Ways to Cook without Power!

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Bowhunting: For Food and Survival

Bowhunting: For Food and Survival

Bowhunting: For Food and SurvivalThere is definitely an enigmatic mystique and awe when it comes to archery. Most people know what archery is, but few truly appreciate it. The amount of skill, dedication and practice that it takes to become a good archer is definitely underrated. Many people, when they try to shoot an arrow from a bow for the very first time, may have a prior assumption to simply pull back on the string and let fly… it simply is not quite as easy as that. Continue reading Bowhunting: For Food and Survival

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A Few Quick Bushcraft Tips and Tricks

A Few Quick Bushcraft Tips and Tricks

A Few Quick Bushcraft Tips and TricksThere are literally hundreds of tips and tricks out there that are useful in a survival or bushcraft situation. We’ll focus on the four categories needed to secure the basic things you need for survival. If you follow the survival rule of threes, then your basic requirements for survival are Air, Shelter/Warmth, Water, and Food, in that order. Continue reading A Few Quick Bushcraft Tips and Tricks

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