Hand Drill Firemaking Beginner’s Step by Step Guide

We all know how important the ability of making a fire if you are ever stuck off grid and away from civilization.Some of us carry lighters, safety matches or even the ever stryke matches. Creating fire using the old fashioned hand drill looks so easy on Tv and in films but its actually a really hard skill to master. Watch this video and as always leave a comment below!

Remember how important dry materials are for your kit. For your first time, it’s helpful to keep your board and spindle out of humidity, in the sun, and in a dry place for a couple of weeks. If you use this same board for hand conditioning practice, it will further dry it out from the heat you generate. As you build up your skills, you can try materials that are right from nature (for this video I used materials that I gathered that day and did not pre-dry in any way).

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Prepper Tips: Top 5 Guns For the New Gun Owner

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In this video we discuss the main firearms that any new gun owner should think about adding to their new collection. These are just our top picks, and representative of different categories of firearms that are wonderful starter guns that will serve you well for a long time to come.

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3 items you’d never think of to stockpile for SHTF or Economic collapse

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Some nice tips here – bet you at least didn’t think of 2 of these!

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Homesteading Tips: Off Grid Laundry

 

Talked about once before but now this is really off the grid! Remember people when I warned you to always be prepared, always have a back up plan? I have been without a washer since march! yup cursed myself with my last video and have had to think outside the box to set up a laundry system that works. I tried many different things and for me on this homestead, this is what works! so..some tips and tricks and REAL off grid laundry! Get prepared..it may happen to you one day

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Best Home Defense Weapon – Tactical Shotgun Stopping Power

In this video, you’ll see why the tactical shotgun is the best home defense weapon to protect your family in a home invasion. You’ll see the stopping power against several different obstacles that will give no predator a place to hide.

BUT… with great stopping power comes great responsibility and there’s a drawback of the tactical shotgun that you must be aware of, especially for home defense. Weapons must be respected for what they do beyond your target as well.

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Homesteading Tips : Living Off Grid And Having Internet

Another great video from Youtuber Starry Hilder. This time she looks at the reality of living off grid and having an Internet connection. Despite many Homesteaders wanting the dream of getting away from it all and back to nature the fact is sometimes these days ya just got to have internet access! Watch this video and learn something that will help you prepare for your journey to a better life

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