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Concealed Carry Class: What to Know

Concealed Carry Class: What to Know

CHL. CCL. CWL. LTC. Whichever acronym your state uses[1], these all refer to a permit that allows you to conceal a handgun on your person in public. Knowing how to defend yourself or your family when attacked is an important skill to have, even if you never want to have …

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Tornado Survival

Tornado Survival Guide

Nearly everyone who lives in the American Midwest has a tornado story. Here’s one of mine: The closest I ever came to a tornado was one which skipped over my head. My family and I were hunkered under the basement stairs when the tornado came. Thanks to a large, steep …

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How to Make a Clay Pot Heater

How to Make a Clay Pot Heater

Anybody who lives away from the equator knows that it can get quite chilly in winter. Sometimes, central heating dies at the worst time, such as when it’s below zero and the roads are iced over. I’ve had to chop emergency firewood in the snow because a tiny electrical part …

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How to Store Gasoline and Diesel Long Term

Long Term Fuel Storage - How to Store Gas and Diesel

I was recently caught in the path of a hurricane. Many other people were as well. Not everyone fared as well as I did. I had three states to travel through. It wasn’t until I got to the third state where I started to see gas stations which did not …

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