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Building a Defensive Fighting Position Defending your family and/or survival group against unwanted intruders that are willing to kill you for what you have is another key to survival.  When defending your home or survival retreat, remember, you have the home field advantage, the attackers do not.  You know the terrain, the attackers do not. … Read more »


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We’ve been discussing fuel storage for quite some time now.  We’ve looked at storing gasoline, propane, kerosene, white gas, and butane.  Today we’re going consider wood and coal as emergency fuels! Wood and coal are still a pretty common way to store fuel.  If you have campfires or barbecue much, you may use them pretty… Read more »


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If you’re selling silver online, you might be able to come away from a transaction having done okay.  But if you’re a buyer, it can often be a different story. Whenever I’ve browsed eBay looking for deals on silver, I have rarely seen the final bid on silver coins, rounds, or bullion going for a… Read more »


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Today we will talk about a few other types of fuel that you may think about storing: kerosene, “white gas”, and butane. Kerosene Although kerosene has become less common in the United States, it is still commonly used in Japan and in developing nations.  The Amish use kerosene for their lighting at night.  In addition… Read more »


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(For parts one and two, click here and here.) Just as you’ll be charged a percentage over spot when you buy from a coin store, the store will also give you less than spot when you bring your silver in to sell it back.  So naturally, if you can find a private individual willing to… Read more »


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When it comes to surviving any type of worse case disaster scenario, either man-made or natural, there are additional skills that will greatly enhance your survivability.  Over the next several weeks, I will be writing numerous articles that cover vital basic and advanced survival skills that will increase your ability to survive any disaster situation.


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Part One of the basics of buying silver can be found by clicking here. When you walk into a coin store and see what’s in those glass displays, your eyes will be dazzled by all the things you’ll want to own.  There are expensive sets of uncirculated coins, gold and silver medallions in fancy, velvet-lined… Read more »


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“What you want to do when you buy your silver is take immediate, physical possession of it, just as you would any item you’ve just purchased. This is your money. Don’t trust some distant company to hold it for you. You hold it.”


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So, if storing gasoline is tricky because of explosive vapors and a short shelf-life, what other sorts of fuels can be stored for emergency usage?  Today we’ll look at another option…


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“We hardly ever think about keeping an adequate supply of toilet paper among our emergency essentials. And when I say “adequate supply”, I mean a lot. Several month’s worth. Fortunately, that’s not hard to do.”