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How to Make an African Snare

How to make an African survival snare

This is a great survival skill to learn and try. Paracord can be used for the snare line (which should always be in your pack) and the rest can be made...

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How and Why to Collect Pine Sap

How and Why to Collect Pine Sap

Pine resin has a host of different uses, including as a sealant, glue, and varnish. It is distilled into rosin, which is used to promote a better grip between objects, and oil...

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How to Set a Rabbit Snare

How to Set A Rabbit Snare

One item to add to your bugout bag is snares.  I keep 6 small game snares in my pack along with some solid wire to tie them off to a tree with. They’re light, small...

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How to Re-key a House Lock

DIY Re-Key a Lock

This might not sound like a survival tip but for me, living on an island, daily life is survival and having skills, saving money by not having to buy all new locks or...

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