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How To Make A Log Raft

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There are many reasons why a person may need a raft. Outside of recreational uses, you may need to cross a large body of water, or get to deeper fishing waters in order to catch a good meal.  Here are a few tips on creating a log raft when you don't have a lot of resources. This is how to make a log raft 101. Step 1: Log Gathering. Use the lightest would you can find, and get around 8 of them. Make sure they're between 8 and 12 feet long and about 10 to 12 inches in diameter. Two...

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How To Make a Fishing Spear

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If you're out in the woods with nothing more than a survival knife, acquiring food might be tricky. Prep for shtf has a great step by step guide on exactly How to Make a Primitive Hunting/Fishing Spear. In order to make it you are going to need a long straight sapling, the diameter that you use will depend on the size of the fish or game you are going after. I am making this one bigger for demonstration purposes it’s about 1 1/2 inches. You are also going to want to use green wood for this, anything dried will likely...

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San Francisco’s Bay Water Un-Drinkable Due to California Drought

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The residents noticed the bad taste last weekend. It's unclear how many people drank the polluted water. East Bay residents first noticed a bitter taste in their tap water on Saturday. It takes about two days for the water to make its way from the Pardee Reservoir to the Bay Area and when it arrived Saturday there was a flurry of emails and tweets about it. Residents described the water as metallic tasting and pungent smelling when they turned the tap on. East Bay Municipal Utilities District effects the drinking water for 1 million customers. East Bay Municipal Utilities District...

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Massive Power Outage Blackouts Hit Entire Country of Turkey

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Massive Power Outage Blackouts Hit Entire Country of Turkey

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Preparing For A Volcano

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VOLCANOES can destroy land and cities -- even several miles away. If you have any volcano threat in your region, whether from an active volcano or sleeping volcano, take the time to learn what it takes to survive, should a sudden volcano eruption take place. Volcanoes can erupt unexpectedly, giving you little time to evacuate. Very few natural wonders inspire as much awe and fear as the workings of a volcano. Stanley Williams, a vulcanologist (volcano expert) who led an ill-fated scientific party into the mouth of an Arizona volcano shortly before its eruption a few years ago, co-wrote with...

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