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About PapaSwamp

Apex predator, preparedness whacko.

Helpful food safety tips during and after disasters.

From the <a href=”http://paper.li/AllHandsDotNet/em”>AllHandsDotNet daily</a> (very informative!) came a great little nugget. Great page on the USDA website about food safety during and after a disaster. I especially like the information for after a flood on which foods can and … Continue reading

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Review…Crovel Extreme vs Glock E-tool vs Cold Steel SF Shovel

This is sort of an apples to oranges to pears review. They are all related via the base design, which is the old US military entrenching tool. Each has similarities in that they have a shovel/digging capability, then things diverge … Continue reading

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Survival Seeds…an experiment.

So I thought I would start an experiment back in September.  Garden is a 4’x8′ section plus a small planter (1.5’x3′). Rainfall was below normal and the dry season has begun, but watering did occur when needed until 5 wks … Continue reading

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Home intrusion…not just one intruder..multiple…

Most people, when they think of home invasion, think of just 1 intruder…what if there are more? The trend lately seems to be 3 or more intruders attacking at night. Reasoning seems to be, instead of searching, home owners can … Continue reading

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Water distillation…the quick way.

I live on an island of sorts. This is a bonus in some aspects as I have a rather large continuous supply of tasty seafood year round. The draw back of course is in times of need…I am surrounded by … Continue reading

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Present to future situation…and remembering the unorganized militia.

2 interesting if not eye opening articles on Business Insider show not only the present situation economically in the US via photos, but also a peek into what perhaps maybe the future situation for more and more as this economy slowly … Continue reading

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Tips from Urban Survival Guide.

Urban Survival Guide by David Morris is one of many survival books out there, though it separates itself by being more of a ‘bug in’ book (survive in place) versus heading out into nowhere land and surviving off nature. Something I … Continue reading

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