19 Plants for Survival: How to Identify, Prepare, and Cook Them
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19 Plants for Survival: How to Identify, Prepare, and Cook Them

Preppers typically have a stock of shelf-stable food supply that can last for years as part of their SHTF preparations. It is, however, a good idea to be able to establish other food sources. Hunting, foraging, and fishing are excellent ways to supplement food rationing until a more stable method of production is established. There…

Secrets To Long-Term Outdoor Survival
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Secrets To Long-Term Outdoor Survival

The 5 C’s are a collection of equipment and tools that are often found at the heart of any survival kit. It lists the top five most important types of items that significantly improve survivability. Cutting Tools Combustion Devices Cover Container Cordage See also: Top 20 Barter Items to Stockpile Secrets To Long-Term Outdoor Survival…

How Long Does Dehydrated Meat Last?
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How Long Does Dehydrated Meat Last?

Dehydrating is one of the simplest and most common methods of storing food for long periods of time. Dehydrating is useful for backpackers and preppers because it preserves many of the nutrients in food. Dehydration causes meat to shrink, making it more compact and easier to store. When properly stored, dehydrated meat can last for…

Difference Between Kindling and Tinder
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Difference Between Kindling and Tinder

Tinder and kindling play distinct roles in fire, necessitating distinct handling procedures. Tinder burns much faster than kindling, is more likely to catch on fire, necessitates more stringent safety precautions, and is responsible for starting the fire. Kindling burns slower and is safer to store, and it nurtures the flame to the point where it…

How To Make Homemade Tinder
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How To Make Homemade Tinder

Tinder is the building block of any good fire. Your ignitor ignites tinder, which then ignites kindling, which lights the primary fuel source (eg. a log). People who haven’t built a natural fire before frequently underestimate the importance of tinder and kindling — without it, you might be stuck in the rain trying to light…