Category Archive: Prepper Tools

A Guide To Cheap Outdoors Gear For Broke Adventurers

A Guide To Cheap Outdoors Gear For Broke Adventurers I am going to bet that like me, you are on some kind of budget. Being on a budget is great for your bank balance but not so great for your hobbies and social life. I am an avid outdoorsman, I love to go hiking and …

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How Much Gear Should You Put In Your Bug Out Bag?

How Much Gear Should You Put In Your Bug Out Bag? The question of how much gear should be in a bug out bag has always been a contentious one. You can’t carry everything, and you’d have a hard time surviving if you didn’t carry anything (unless you’re Les Stroud or something). The answer as to how …

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How to Build a Coracle – One Person Boat

How to Build a Coracle – One Person Boat   This would be a handy skill to learn in a SHTF situation. If there were no boats around and you needed to get across a river or use the river as a highway this would be a great solution. Coracles are adaptable and can be …

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How and Why You Need To Make The Uber Match

How and Why You Need To Make The Uber Match Spend 10 minutes making a few of these Uber badass matches and never worry about starting a fire again! These serve as a source of ignition and a fire starter/kindle all in one. This project is really easy and really cheap. Stop spending 5 or …

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30 Reasons To Carry A Bandana Everywhere

30 Reasons To Carry A Bandana Everywhere A bandana is such a simple thing, yet has so many uses.  Essentially a bandana is a big handkerchief, often printed and colored with a country’s color, a sports team, or interesting location. Not to long ago, every man carried a handkerchief. Before the advent of portable tissues packages, everyone …

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Turn Any Stick Into an Axe With This Multi-Tool Chopping Blade

Turn Any Stick Into an Axe With This Multi-Tool Chopping Blade I have to say this multi-tool chopping blade could come in very handy in an emergency situation. I think any item, big or small is worth way more to me if it has more than one use! Imagine you are camping or hiking maybe …

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19 Ingenious Ways To Use Empty Food And Drink Containers

19 Ingenious Ways To Use Empty Food And Drink Containers There are so many uses for empty food and drinks containers. From use as a storage container to use as dispenser, to being used as a tool. These containers are very versatile and reusing and repurposing can lead to many DIY projects. Thanks to buzzfeed.com …

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What’s the Best Survival Tool? 16 Preppers Reveal It All!

What’s the Best Survival Tool? 16 Preppers Reveal It All! One of the biggest questions I get a lot is, “What’s the best survival tool and why?” This is a fair question. After all, people want to buy something that will get them out of serious trouble when the time comes. Let’s think about that …

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DIY Alcohol Stove-The Super Cat Stove

DIY Alcohol Stove-The Super Cat Stove From time to time you have seen me mention certain DIY alcohol stoves. They are a good cheap way to have a stove in the bush without having to look at commercially available options. The one in this post, is one of the simplest stoves to both make and …

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Budget Preps for the Frugal Prepper

Budget Preps for the Frugal Prepper With the rising cost of…well everything, finding any extra money for preps (or anything else) can be a real challenge. How can you possibly prepare for the unknown when making ends meet on your day to day is hard enough as it is!? Part of being a prepper means …

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