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What Foods Have the Longest Shelf Life?

For preppers, nothing is more important than having a stash of food ready and waiting if and when the unimaginable happens. You need to carefully choose the kind of food that you stow away, ideally food with long shelf life, indefinite if possible because you will never know just how long you need to survive on them.

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Spyderco Bushcraft G-10 Review

Unfortunately, the Spyderco Bushcraft G-10 is Discontinued, but if you’d like more info (maybe you acquired a used one), please read on! Fortunately, there are REALLY good alternatives that may be even better than the G-10 at a better price!  Our best recommendation for a Bushcraft G-10 alternative is the TOPS Knives B.O.B. (Brothers of Bushcraft) Fieldcraft B.O.B. Hunter.  It’s a …

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The Best Tactical Tomahawk Axe

What is a tactical tomahawk axe?  Well, it’s actually many things!  It is an axe used by soldiers in the field for breaching. It can also be used by a hobbyist to clear tree limbs, cut wood, and throwing. It is also a great survival tool for the coming Zombie Apocalypse. It really is a must-have for anyone who doesn’t want …

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Ramen Exposed: Does Ramen Expire?

Whether you are someone who is preparing for the apocalypse or a natural disaster or a college student strapped for cash, you have probably asked the question “does ramen expire?” Before you get the answer, you need to learn first a little background about this type of Asian noodle. Ramen noodle is made of wheat and just like most kinds …

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How to Adjust a Bayonet to fit Perfectly

One of our “guys” here at Knife Up had the opportunity to travel to Franklinville, NY to check out a true American Institution.  At least that’s how he sees it, and from what he reported, it looks like I won’t be the first to disagree with him.  The company he visited is the Ontario Knife Company.  Take a wild guess …

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Suburban Survival – Prepping Overview for the Burbs!

First Things First! Right off the bat, you’ll need to know this is not an extensive article on specific, detailed information on an aspect of survival like “how to store gasoline for long term“.  This is an overview of what to look for when you start thinking of prepping for a disaster or emergency in the suburbs. Much is written …

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How to Make a Homemade Natural Fly Trap

  Flies are a nuisance. They multiply fast and hover over the dirtiest places and even areas you do not want them in. While it’s convenient to buy flytraps from the local store, it’s not as cost-efficient and could become just as much of a nuisance, especially with how flies can multiply in one night. In this case, a homemade …

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3 Ways to Actually Sleep When Camping in a Hammock

Sleeping in a hammock when camping seems like a really great idea. When I heard for the first time about the new trend in camping of sleeping in hammocks, I thought it sounded fantastic. So I got a hammock and got ready for the best night of sleep in my life. Unfortunately, that did not happen. I found trying to …

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Super Fast and Affordable Way to Prepare for a National Emergency

How to Prepare your Family for National Emergencies and Survival at Home – A Quick Overview The whole issue of “prepping” has taken on a massive and unstoppable life of its own over the past decade through many countries, but especially in those countries whose economy can support families who have the financial ability to prepare for a catastrophic event …

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Camping With Diabetes : A Beginner’s Guide

t was two years ago that I started feeling like something wasn’t right.  I was losing weight, tired all the time, sick with various infections, and had an all-consuming, unquenchable thirst for water.  After the initial shock wore off and I accepted a new life of living as a type 1 diabetic my thoughts turned to how this newly diagnosed …