How To Pick The Perfect Archery Bow

To practice archery effectively, you need a bow that suits your needs and fits your body. The wrong bow will be difficult to pull and won’t produce the force required to properly launch arrows. It can be tough for a beginner to choose, but some basic archery knowledge and a little bit of preparation will make the decision easier. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you make the right choice. Decide how you will use the bow Target archers generally prefer longer bows because they are easier…

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Your Prepper Shed: Buying a Kit VS Building Your Own

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When you’re a prepper, one of the things that are valued is storage. However, not every home comes with storage pre-built. In that case, the prepper has to make the decision of ordering a kit or making one themselves. Most of the time, there is significant debate regarding the kind of shelter that a prepper uses. There are those that are fully immersed in the survivalism life that they consider anything that isn’t built by hand a mockery of the lifestyle. However, it is important to note that everyone has…

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Hydroponics: the Green Thumb Prepper’s Best Friend

Blog6 - Hydroponics: the Green Thumb Prepper’s Best Friend

A constant concern with preppers is food. When disaster strikes, it can be pretty hard to get—even at those times it may not be fresh or clean. This is where hydroponics comes in to save the day. We at Survivehive have writers who have their own hydroponic gardens growing at home. They’ve said that is certainly one of the best things that they’ve ever done for themselves and their families. Let’s find out why. What is hydroponic gardening? While not a particularly new way of growing food, hydroponics has recently…

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Newbie Prepper Mistakes That are Easy to Avoid

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As more and more people are now getting into the prepping lifestyle, more and more people are making newbie mistakes that can end up costing them a lot later on. Tune in to see the mistakes that you can easily avoid and how. A lot of people seem to underestimate the dedication required to successfully prep for any emergency situations. We received a lot of questions regarding “did I do this right?” and a lot of the time we had to be the bearer of bad news. So in order…

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Food Quandary: How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Prepper Food

Blog4 - Food Quandary: How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Prepper Food

Food is everything—especially in emergency situations. Preppers have all sorts of food that they stock but which one works well for you? Today, we discuss how to avoid choosing the wrong food for you. One of the most important things in life (other than water) is food. It gives us energy to keep going and frankly it keeps us alive. Whenever you go through other prepper websites, one of the things that are usually heavily discussed is the concept of food. There are several blogs and sites that will pitch…

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The Incredibly Simple Bug-Out Bag: What You Must Know

Blog3 - The Incredibly Simple Bug-Out Bag: What You Must Know

If you’re new to the world of preppers, you’ve probably heard the term “BOB” or “Bug-Out Bag” thrown around. Just what is it, though? That is what we’ll be looking into today. The concept of the bug out bag came from the thought of: “What if you needed to get away really fast?” You never really know when you’ll need to get out of dodge because of political reasons, extended power outages, or sudden unforeseen natural disasters and other events. In any case, much like the survival kit, the bug-out…

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Survival Kit 101: the Beginner’s Guide

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It is true that any sort of disaster can happen in a blink of an eye. This is why it is critical to have a survival kit ready at all times. If you’re new to the idea, read on as we discuss the basic components. While it is never a pleasant thing to think of a disaster occurring, it is a very real fact of life. In this year alone, the sheer number of storms to form is more than the past couple of years put together. When an emergency…

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Not All Doom and Gloom: the 2017 Prepper Revolution

BLOG - Not All Doom and Gloom: the 2017 Prepper Revolution

There have been a lot negative connotations thrown around about the idea of “preppers” or “survivalists”. Today, we look deeper into those concepts and see if it is all just doom and gloom. What is a “prepper” or a “survivalist”? A prepper is generally anyone who has taken it into his or her hands to prepare wholly and completely for disasters than can occur. They make sure that they have all the things they need to sufficiently and comfortably survive in the event of any unfortunate events—both manmade and natural.…

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5 Emergency Candle DIYs out of Common Objects

Emergency Preparedness is an important part of prepping for SHTF. When you are caught in a dire situation, you will need all the skills you have for the best chances of survival and thriving. I remember that when I was a kid, knowing how to make fire and make emergency candles is a common camping knowledge but the art is lost in the current generation. If you want your children and loved ones to be prepared and equipped for SHTF scenarios, it won’t hurt to teach them how to make…

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How To Cook Using Your Vehicles Engine

Being the dad in the family means that I have certain responsibilities to uphold, such as being able to do things with cars. I’m not really a fan of “wrenching” per se but I do like to cook. I re-read  Manifold Destiny: The One! The Only! Guide to Cooking on Your Car Engine! the other day and it hit me – BLAM! I could be the cool dad and cook with my vehicle. How awesome is that? …. I wouldn’t recommend doing this everyday, but in a pinch this method of cooking…

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