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How To Communicate When SHTF If the worst happens and the apocalypse comes, you are going to need more than a reliable vehicle, a safe place to hide, and enough granola bars to last you several weeks. You’re going to need a way to communicate with others. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can […]

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What Else Can You Char? Beyond Char Cloth Experiment When it comes to charring materials into tinder, cotton, wool and puck wood work extremely well But that’s a very limited amount of materials. Sometimes it may not be viable to rip apart our t-shirts and sometimes we can’t find punk wood. So, what else can […]

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How To Make And Start A Fire With Flint & Steel Some may consider starting fire with flint-and-steel to be an advanced skill, used only by the wise old sages and mountain men but that’s not true, it’s incredibly easy; even my grandma could do it. So, what is it? And how do we use it? […]

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How To Keep Communicating Even When the Internet Stops These days, no popular movement goes without an Internet presence of some kind, whether it’s organizing on Facebook or spreading the word through Twitter. And as we’ve seen in Egypt, that means that your Internet connection can be the first to go. Whether you’re trying to check […]

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How To Make Caffeine Drinks From Regular Plants Grown At Home While it may not rate very highly on the “must have” or “survival” lists, caffeine is something many of us consider completely normal and may even rely on. Withdrawal aside, caffeine has been recorded as a stimulant since man figured out how to leave […]

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How To Start An IV Starting an IV is a valuable skill to have in your first aid arsenal and you may potentially save someone’s life doing it, since it can be used as a route of delivering medication or drawing blood. It takes a little practice to get the hang of it, but once you can do it […]

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9 Methods of Food Preservation You Need to Know If you’re looking for an introduction to the methods of food preservation, then you’re in luck. I’ve been posting some food preservation articles these past few weeks at SHTF Dad and it is obvious that its one of the SHTF prepping and homesteading topics which I […]

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SHTF Survival: 3 Steps to Find Edible Plants Knowing the steps to find edible plants can spell the difference between life and death in a SHTF scenario. If you’re into survival training, camping, trekking, or just loves the outdoors, this SHTF Dad article will surely serve you well. Importance of Knowing the Steps to Find […]

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How To Make And Can Dill Relish My garden is happily bursting with cucumbers, as a matter of fact, my family just harvested eleven yesterday and have loads more that look like they’ll be ready to pick in the next day or two.  And lots more blossoms that I know my trusty bees will pollinate.  […]

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7 Easy DIY Plumbing Repairs You Need to Know Being able to DIY a lot of home repairs is a huge part of prepping for when SHTF, but do you know that you can actually DIY a lot of plumbing problems yourself without needing to be a DIY fanatic? What I realized when I became […]

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