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How to Make a Simple Oil Lamp

how to make oil lampIrrespective of the situation or the environment you are in, when night comes, you should never let yourself stay in the dark. This is simply because the task of making an oil lamp is as simple as counting 1 to 3. Making DIY emergency oil lamp is practical survival skill and oil lamp is good source of light when power is not available.

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How to start Fire Without Matches or a Lighter

How to start Fire Without MatchesOne of the most essential survival skills in the wilderness is being able to build a fire without matches or a lighter.

Should you drop the matches into water or the lighter gets lost, you should know how to make a fire using natural and household &

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How to Hide Things in the Woods and Make a Survival Cache

You shsurvival cache in the woodsould have an emergency cache. That should include essential survival items you’ll need in the SHTF situations. Hidden items could include food, weapons, information, money, clothes, tactical equipment etc. whatever might be useful in disaster / emergency / SHTF.

Here’s SurvivalBarracks.com‘s guide to “How to Hide Things in the Woods and Make a Survival Cache”.

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How To Make A Dakota Fire Hole

how to make a dakota fire holeLearning how to make the Dakota fire hole can be both fun and exciting do it yourself project and in SHTF / emergency situation it’s an essential survival skill every prepper should be able to do.This intriguing trick can be quite handy when on a retreat into the wild or even more so in a post-apocalyptic world where survival is crucial.

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How to Keep Food Cold without Electricity

How to Keep Food Cold without ElectricityMost people use refrigerators to keep food items cold but there are times when you do not have electricity and you need to keep meats, dairy and vegetables fresh. Especially in long term SHTF / emergency situations is important survival skill to know how to keep food cold without electricity / a fridge.

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D.I.Y. Fresnel Solar Cooker and how to use solar to cook

Solar-CookerHow does solar cooking work? Cooking with solar involves harnessing the solar power and concentrating all the solar rays at one point to provide the energy needed to cook. That could be a hotter cooker than a ordinary camp fire or a barbeque grill! To do this,

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