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The Great Die Off

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The Great Die Off

Most of us have heard those famous words of William Shakespeare “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry”. Those of us who have spent any time at all in the service of our great country have heard one of Murphy’s Laws of Warfare, “No plan survives first contact intact”. With that being said, no matter how much prepping you do for you and your family chances are that the when the SHTF your family unit will not survive intact. I know that is a bold statement for some to swallow, so let’s look at some numbers.

Currently there are roughly 317.8 million people in the US, with annual growth rate of around 300,000 plus or minus a year. 82% of the total population of the US lives in an urbanized setting (cities and suburbs).

Based upon the above numbers we can safely say that 260 million…

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Tinder For Building A Fire

Basic and critical.

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By Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog

To build a fire, you start with a source – a spark or flame. Ideally you will have at the ready some fine dry tinder to which the spark or flame is applied. Next comes kindling and then progressively larger pieces of firewood.

Tinder is very important in that it is often a necessary step to successfully build a fire, and the quality of your tinder will determine your results.

Here’s a list of tinder sources:

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