Category Archives: Beans

How to Build a Survival Shelter When Lost

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One of the best skills to learn for survival is how to build a survival shelter when lost. If you find yourself lost having the ability to create a shelter can really increase your odds of survival and rescue and keep you safe. Before you start building your survival shelter you will want to look

Alternative Energy Sources – What Can the Elements Do For You?

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Why would anybody need alternative energy sources?  You are probably thinking, “I have electricity coming from the wall socket and it works just fine”.  Well there are a couple reasons you should have some type of backup energy source.  Think about this:  as we all know, the power at your home can and will go

Best Survival Weapons – What should I have?

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Best Survival Weapons In my last post, I have discussed survival guns. Now we will look at the other types of weapons and what the best survival weapons or tools are. Some of the bows benefits of the more unconventional weapons are that they are quiet, in some cases passive, are reusable, and can serve different purposes. What we will

Stay Hydrated Even in the Worst Circumstances

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If there is a time when TEOTWAWKI happens, physical labor and exercise will increase, so learning how to stay hydrated will be very important.  As some of us know, we can realistically only live for three days without water.  The thing we may not think about is that dehydration can happen within hours depending on

How to Build a Pickup Truck Sleeping Platform

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Pickup Truck Sleeping Platform Building a pickup truck sleeping platform can be very beneficial for, not only camping, but for use as a bug out vehicle.  For those who don’t know what a bug out vehicle is, it is used to quickly get to a safe location—whether a disaster occurs or there is just economic

Beans, Bullets and Bandaids, What is it?

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Beans, Bullets and Bandaids Used by the prepper community, Beans, Bullets and Bandaids, is quite a well known expression. This has become a catchy phrase because it outlines the three essential things that would be needed in a disaster scenario.  Beans signify the food, water and shelter that are necessary to sustain life; the bullets

Storing water: How Long Can You Store Water?

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Storing water is very important. Even though bottled water seems like it really should last forever, it won’t. Water, like most foods, over time will not be usable and drinkable.  The reason for this is really not that the water goes bad, but rather that there will be growth of unhealthy microorganisms in the bottle

How to Purify Water

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How to purify water As we all know water is one of the main items for survival, so learning how to purify water is very important. Merely having access to water may not be enough, as there is very little water on earth that is safe to drink without purification. Sometimes natural springs and rainwater

How To Collect Water During TEOTWAWKI

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Learning how to collect water and store it is a very important skill.  It will help you survive when there is no running water coming from the faucet or you are stuck in the wild without water.  There are many places to find water, but you need to know where to look.  One thing to