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Blacksmithing 101: How to Make a Forge and Start Hammering Metal

Order an anvil and let the sparks fly.<p><b>What We Used ///</b> Ridgid Peddinghaus Model 12 anvil: Strike hot metal on this 275-pound anvil and it rings like a bell.<p>PM editors Roy Berendsohn (left) and Mike Allen (right) have framed houses and built race cars--but forge steel in the garage? That was …

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How to Turn Your Smartphone into a Mobile Survival Library

A lot of Survival “purists” out there raise their nose at gadgets and the newest technologies. Although there is something to say about not relying …

37 Awesome Survival/Prepping Hacks

July 1, 2013 by Melanie Swick | 31 Comments<p>Many people think that if they just have this one tool, or the right gun, or a super-secret hide out, they …

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13 Uses For Baking Soda Any Survivalist Should Know

<b>Please Share This Page:</b><p>Baking soda has so many more purposes in an emergency situation than you might think. In fact, it’s every survivalist’s dream …

Why You Need a Shemagh in your Preparedness Gear

Think of the Shemagh as the bandana’s big brother. They have almost unlimited uses. This is why You Need a Shemagh in your Preparedness Gear<p>What is a …

Potassium Permanganate: 7 Best Survival Uses

When people think about survival tools, chemicals are usually not one of the first things that come to mind. Potassium permanganate should, …

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DIY Fuel Tablets from Pine Mountain Firelogs

March 11, 2013 by Melanie Swick | Be the first to comment »<p>Fuel tablets can range from handy to life-saving in a survival situation. You can use them …

14 Survival Tools for Your Bug Out Bag

July 31, 2013 by Melanie Swick | 26 Comments<p>Most people new to the survival and prepping community often face one of two challenges in building their …

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