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Weekly Recap

1. Cowboy Bed Roll Instructions For Comfortable Camping

Want to know how to make a cowboy bed roll with your own efforts? While sleeping bags are convenient and popular these days, the cowboy bed roll has an old world charm reminiscent of the romantic Wild West.

After all, bed rolls are the precursor of today’s sleeping bags. Both have advantages and disadvantages where bedrolls come cheaper than sleeping bags.

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So in the debate of bedroll versus sleeping bag, it’s really a matter of personal choice. If you’re up for some adventure, this DIY cowboy bed roll is just perfect! Click to read more

2. Tips For Backpack Camping In The Rain

These tips for backpack camping in the rain will help make the adventure more comfortable, if not enjoyable.

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Check out Kenneth Kramm's video on tips for backpack camping in the rain. Share some tips of your own! Click to read more

3. Do You Know These 25 Native American Survival Skills?

Native American survival skills included crafting their own survival tools and building their own shelters. They foraged for their food and hunted their prey, all by hand. It is astounding to think how well they survived and thrived based on necessity alone. Would someone like you or me be able to do the same if we were put into such a hostile environment?

Probably not, and that it is why it is good to be aware of old-school Native American survival techniques. How did the Native Americans survive? How were they so deftly able to sustain themselves in the unforgiving North American wilderness? Click to read more

4. Best AR15 Hacks To Unlock Your Gun’s True Potential

The best AR15 rifle is the one that suits the person using it perfectly. So, if you want to make the most out of yours, then you’ll need to set it up just right.

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Don’t worry if you don’t know where to start because we’re here to help you out. We’ve compiled a list of no-nonsense tips to help you trick out your gun… Click to read more

5. 10 Survival Uses For A Contractor’s Trash Bag

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Did you know that there are a lot of uses for a trash bag when SHTF? Read on to learn 10 ways to use a trash bag for survival situations… Click to read more

6. Send Raccoons Packing With These 8 Natural Deterrents

Raccoons may look cute and even pitiful at times, but they do pose a threat. By being potential rabies virus-carriers, they are a danger to you, your family, and your pets.

We can never stress enough the dangers and troubles these critters pose, so check out these tried-and-tested natural raccoon deterrents we’ve collected for you… Click to read more

7. How To Build An Urban Survival Kit

Take time to build an urban survival kit before your vanity kit. An urban survival kit is a must for city survival, with all kinds of natural and man-made emergencies that could inevitably occur near you.

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These urban survival tips and tricks, along with a checklist of urban survival equipment and tools, will help! Click to read more

8. How to Build A Wickiup

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A wickiup, also known as “tipi” or “teepee,” is a conical tent used by indigenous tribes a long time ago. Find out how to make a wickiup yourself! Click to read more

9. 10 Must-Have Items For Your Airport Go-Bag | For The Prepared Traveler

Airport security can deter you from bringing along adequate prepper supplies but having an airport go-bag can save you.

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Your wallet can take a sizeable hit, you can miss your flight, or you can have your trip categorically ruined if you get detained just because of a piece of gear you unwittingly packed inside your bag… Click to read more

10. During and After a Natural Disaster

When we think of preparing we think about preparing before something happens and for during. Often times the aftermath of a survival situation is overlooked. Here we have some first-hand accounts for what a survival situation was like both during and after a natural disaster.

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These are true first-hand accounts provided by our lovely members of the Family Protection Association Facebook Group. These individuals agreed to share their stories in hopes of helping others in their long-term preparations… Click to read more

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on October 13, 2018, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.

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