Road Rage: Staying Out Of It

December 10, 2012 On the last issue of the Survival Life Newsletter, I told you about the most harrowing story of road rage that I have personally experienced.  A man darted out in front of my car and...

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Post SHTF Pest Control

December 10, 2012 You can have enough food stored to ride out whatever Armageddon may come, but it won’t do you much good if it becomes infested with insects. Sadly, most of the items that are available to...

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Winter Car Maintenance Tips

December 9, 2012 Commentary: I was checking Yahoo News this morning and among the normal drivel and celebrity gossip, I found this.  The below article is a pretty decent rundown of winter maintenance...

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Tips From The Trail

December 3, 2012 Many of us have devoted a good portion of our lives to becoming better prepared for anything Mother Earth and the cosmos have in store. Without fully realizing it until recently, I have...

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No Fuel? No Problem!

November 29, 2012 You’re out in the woods, stranded. It’s getting dark and you need to make a fire fast. You have all the twigs, sticks, and logs that you could possibly need. So now all you have to do...

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13 Do’s and Don’ts of Food Storage

November 29, 2012 In most of my writing to you, I have been pretty adamant about the need for proper food and water storage but after looking through past articles I feel I have been pretty lax on just...

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Survival Pellet Gun?

November 12, 2012 My father in law sent me a link to a site a while back that showed a man taking down a full grown hog using only a pellet gun.  I thought, “this can’t be real…” how can something...

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An Emergency Candle That Noah Would Be Proud Of

November 12, 2012 We have roughly 12 hours of natural light from the sun and the rest of the time we simply flip a switch and out pours a flood of artificial light. But what happens when the...

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When space is an issue, improvise.

November 5, 2012 Creating hiding places for items can be a challenge especially if you don’t already have handyman skills and a large budget. Fortunately, there are some options that are easy to take...

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Crovel: The ultimate entrenching tool

November 5, 2012 I had the opportunity to attend the 2012 Survival Expo in Las Vegas.  The show as a whole was a bit of a letdown.  There were five different beef jerky vendors and even a person selling...

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