How to Siphon Gas from a Vehicle

The time may come when it is necessary to drain the fuel from a car’s gas tank for use elsewhere. Whether you need the gas to power your generator or you need it for your own vehicle, it is a really simple trick that may come in handy during a SHTF scenario. We are going to look at a couple of different methods of siphoning gas from a vehicle but be incredibly careful with the…

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Using Honey for Treating Burn Wounds

There are many items around the home that can be utilised in our first aid kits and honey is one of them. In fact, honey has plenty of useful ways that it could be used from curing a hangover to getting a better night’s sleep and dealing with anxiety. For thousands of years, it has been valued for the many nutritional and health benefits that it offers. The Ancient Egyptians used medicinal honey as an…

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DIY Raised Garden Beds for Your Survival Garden

Raised garden beds are a great way of growing a wide range of fruit and vegetables which makes them a popular choice for those who wish to start a survival garden. With raised beds you don’t have to worry about your current soil conditions as they may also be used to introduce a different soil type to your garden. Some of the best benefits of raised garden beds include: Better drainage –  soil is raised…

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DIY Mosquito Trap that Actually Works

Where I live, we have some woodland just at the back that the mosquitoes seem to love. The problem is that they also tend to invade our place and they don’t hold back when biting. We have tried many commercial products that may work but not very well. We have also tried many homemade products that are the same. The method described below is the only DIY mosquito trap that actually works for us, and…

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Dakota Fire Pit – For Better Concealment

The Dakota Fire Pit is a great alternative to the usual campfire and is a great choice for when you need to remain undetected. It produces little to no smoke when built correctly which makes it essential learning for use after a SHTF situation in which you didn’t want to give your location away. This kind of fire pit is often used by the military due to the fire producing a low light signature, reduced…

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