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Tarp Shelter / Tent Set up Styles

September 13, 2012 A lightweight shelter that is extremely versitile and functional. 3x3M makes for great coverage and set up styles. The Diamond, A-Frame, Shut end A-frame, and Whelen Lean-to are shown to give a idea of the versitility offered. Ones imiganation is the limit to the way the tarp can be set up. The ...

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Do-It-Yourself Animal Homes

Do-It-Yourself Animal Homes

Raising animals can be an exciting process. You welcome them in as members of your family, knowing they will be providing you and your loved ones sustenance and joy. Of course, you will be providing for them as well. The ...

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Hydro Power

Hydro Power

There has been one constant in all of recorded human history:  our dependence on water. We need it to live, but not only to drink. Water can be harnessed in a multitude of ways to supply us with power, warmth, ...

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Real Life Crisis Survival, Part 2

Real Life Crisis Survival, Part 2

Editor: This article is courtesy of Frank, a consultant from Phoenix who was doing mission work in Guatemala last week when a volcano erupted. Two days later tropical storm Agatha hit, devastating the country.Last week I mentioned that in the midst of a power outage and a tropical storm, our little “crisis” took an unexpected turn. About 8:30 pm I heard a knock on the front door. It was odd, not just because it was raining cats and dogs, but because the neighborhood was somewhat isolated.

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Real Life Crisis Survival, Part 1

Real Life Crisis Survival, Part 1

Editor: This article is courtesy of Frank, a consultant from Phoenix who was doing mission work in Guatemala last week when a volcano erupted. Two days later tropical storm Agatha hit, devastating the country.Guatemala is a beautiful country that has long struggled with poverty, famine, civil war and injustice. That’s what motivated me to visit for two weeks on a church-sponsored mission to feed the hungry and teach people about the benefits of personal hygiene.

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Underground Rooms for Survival

Underground Rooms for Survival

It’s no coincidence that we use the term “go to ground” when we speak of taking refuge in an emergency. The earth has always provided us with shelter and always will, if we know how to take advantage of it. ...

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