Episode #33 3D Printers For Survival



3D Printer

3D Printer



Join James and Mike this week as they discuss 3D printers for survival. James discusses how he selected internet for Dual Homestead. Mike had to go to the doctor’s office. We talk about ISIS getting arrested at the border. What did it really mean? Mike reads another article from Cracked. He discusses 7 Survival Tactics that will get you killed.

James and Mike review the Exo bars made from cricket flour. James tricks Mikes daughter into eating a piece of the exo bar. It was Mikes first time eating bugs. What did he, the ultimate picky eater think?

Want a new use for pine bark? Try making Pine Bark Bacon. James made some and was  surprised by the results.

The main topic of the episode is all about 3d printers. They are the future. Don’t think they have anything to do with survival? Listen into todays show to see how they do. Everything from printing guns to starting a business


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5 Indispensable Tools for Hunting Deer

White Tailed Deer

White Tailed Deer


5 Indispensable Tools for Hunting Deer

With deer hunting season fast approaching, it’s time to start dusting off all of your equipment. If you’re new to the sport, it can be hard to pick out just what, exactly, is essential to a great hunt. While we’ve advanced in technology since the days of our ancestors’ wooden bows and slings, there are still some things at the core of hunting that never change.

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Traveling In the Winter : How To Be Prepared

Car in the ditch Traveling In the Winter

Car in the ditch


Let’s finish up the winter prepping series. Today I’m talking about traveling in the winter. We’ve seen the news reports every winter. Someone gets stuck in their vehicle during a storm. They either die of exposure, or dehydration. Those are the two main focuses today. I will mention food. More for comfort and strength though. It will take weeks to die of starvation. You will most likely be found in that time.

I am going to advocate staying in your vehicle. If it is 0n the road at least. If you went off the road make sure to leave signs for rescue workers. You’re trapped on the side of the road. Surrounded by snow. No cell phone reception.  Getting home is not an option. What do you do? Traveling in the winter is dangerous but I have tips for you today.


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Patrolling Basics For Preppers

Patrolling by  Nick Tryon

Patrolling by Nick Tryon


Today I have a guest post from my buddy Todd on patrolling. Patrolling is a topic I’m looking into. It’s not one I see getting much coverage. I found one on ItsTactical that helped a lot. I wanted to give you guys with one so  I went looking for a guest post on patrolling. Todd stepped up immediately. In fact I would have had it out sooner if he wasn’t in the field at the time.


Patrolling in an apocalyptic area will and should be the same as patrolling in any other environment. There are five core principles that need to be followed regardless of the situation and conditions that may be present. Those principles are:

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Episode 32 The Survival Mom

Lisa Bedford   The Survival Mom

Lisa Bedford



Today we bring on Lisa Bedford The Survival Mom herself. I’m Sure most of you are familiar with The Survival Mom. Lisa Bedford, aka The Survival Mom, started her blog when she realized that all the literature on survival and preparedness was written by men, for men. She took it upon herself to be the missing voice for the many moms out there. The Survival Mom is a symbol for Mom’s everywhere.


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