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7 Necessary Medical Training & Resources You Should Seek

Part of prepping for a disaster may sometimes involve learning skills that may not be applicable until you face a survival or disaster scenario. Some of these skills can still be helpful in every day life especially if they are medical-related skill sets. There are a wide variety of medical skills you can learn, sometimes free or at a low cost to you. If you take advantage of those medical training courses and resources available to you, the medical issues that may arise in a disaster may be easier to handle.

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14 Must Have Medical Kit Essentials for Survival

There are a few medical kit items that we will cover that may seem like common sense to you, but it never hurts to touch on them to make sure everyone understands their importance or to jog some memories. While some of these items may seem unimportant to you, each one has a use that could save your life, so keep an open mind! Most of these can be found at Walmart, Target or your local pharmacy.

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10 Awesome Items for Your Prepper Wish List

I wanted to compile a list of 10 important items that every prepper should possess in their bug out bags. Now I know that these items are my opinion and certainly up for debate, but they where chosen based on my prepping knowledge to date, affordability, practical use and overall cool factor. These items make great additions to your wish list and won’t bankrupt your family when looking for gifting ideas.

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SolN1

Build Your Own Portable Solar Power Unit

Thanks to the hard work of Lasersaber at LaserHacker.com, he’s developed an open source idea for making your own solar power unit. What makes this build so unique is that everything is enclosed inside the frame of a 20 watt solar panel allowing you to plugin a power strip and power your devices easily.

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Solar Heater

DIY: Miniature Soda Can Solar Heater System

Using a few soda cans, some spare wood, some leftover plexiglass and a couple of old CPU fans – I made a miniature solar heater that is designed to sit in a window sill. This is a smaller version that I wanted to test out before building a larger 4×8 unit to do some real heating.

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13 Reasons Bandanas Should Be In Your Bugout Bag

A brightly colored cotton bandana – who would have thought it could save your life? It’s true. If it’s not part of your survival kit or bug out bag, it should be. Bandanas are light weight, portable and make a cheap addition to your goodie bag. Most of all they have several uses, some of which could determine whether you walk out of your situation alive.

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Rabbit Box Trap

Make a Simple Rabbit Box Trap Out of Scrap Wood

The best way to catch small game like rabbits or squirrels is a small box trap. Snares and other traps are great in a survival situation without any other means and trapping, but having the game trapped in a box keeps it away from other predators seeking an easy meal.

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Save Money: Revive Old Car Batteries Using Alum

We’ve all turned the ignition on our cars only to hear nothing when we expect it to crank. Usually we hitch a ride to the auto parts store and grab a new battery and turn in the old one to eliminate the dreaded core charge which is mandated by our lovely government. Before you turn the battery in, let me offer you an alternative use for those old car batteries.

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Rice Storage

Learn Ways to Store Rice Long Term

Being that rice is the perfect survival food because of its long shelf life, you must also know how to store it effectively – otherwise it’s money down the drain. Moisture and bugs can ruin rice and your appetite, so the goal is much like any other food in that you want to store it air tight.

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