Category Archive: SHTF

Introducing The Gnarboard

Introducing The Gnarboard The Gnarboard is an electric off road skateboard. Just because it’s the end of the world doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun, right? Sure you’ll probably be pegging it as long as possible and wishing you had a car, but a Gnarboard is still the only skateboard we’d trust when streets are …

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Eating Well with Foraged Food

Eating Well with Foraged Food When we think of survival food, there are some standard meals that often come to mind: MREs, wild berries and roots, and wild-caught fish. It’s not the kind of spread that would impress your mother-in-law, that’s for sure. Well, I’m writing this to tell you that it doesn’t have to …

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How To Make Whiskey

How To Make Whiskey (Step by Step) Who doesn’t like a shot of whiskey on a cold night? I love it. My granddad has been taking a shot of whiskey every night before bed for over 50 years and he swears it keep him healthy. I did a post on how to make watermelon moonshine …

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82 Awesome Depression Era Recipes

82 Awesome Depression Era Recipes During the Great Depression, unemployment was high, jobs were hard to come by and lots of folks had trouble putting food on the table because their meager budgets were stretched to the limit. Sounds familiar doesn’t it? With the U.S still recovering from one of the worse depressions since World Wa …

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12 Survival Hacks Using Just Leaves

12 Survival Hacks Using Just Leaves When in a survival situation pretty much anything and everything can be upcycled into something that can aide you in surviving. Over at willowhavenoutdoor.com Creek shows us 12 survival hacks that we can use just by using leaves. Obviously in winter this will be a little harder to achieve but …

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How To Build An Earthbag Root Cellar For Cheap

How To Build An Earthbag Root Cellar For Cheap Root cellars are just fantastic. They were essentially the first refrigerators built. They can keep your fruit and vegetables good all year round by keeping your food 40 degrees lower than the summer temperature outside and in winter the root cellar will keep the food just …

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WARNING: Extreme Caution is Required Before Buying Emergency Foods

WARNING: Extreme Caution is Required Before Buying Emergency Foods I am not trying to say that buying emergency food is a bad thing. On the contrary, I think its one of the best investments you can make while prepping. I wrote an article the other week titled “Warning About MRE’s” which got me to do …

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Multifunctional Survival Hiking Pole

Multifunctional Survival Hiking Poles Keep You Alive In The Wild I personally do not hike so I do not own a hiking pole of any kind. I understand that they are used to help you keep your footing and balance while traversing steep inclines and rough terrains. So thinking about the usefulness of a pole …

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HexHog ATV For Wheelchair Users Who Want To Rough It

HexHog ATV For Wheelchair Users Who Want To Rough It I am not disabled or find it hard to walk places but if I had the cash I would so invest in one of these they look awesome and so versatile you can climb gradients up to 50% and go through shallow water with ease. …

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How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank

How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank I am sad to say that the subject of collecting your own rainwater is getting more and more controversial because states are starting to make this illegal. I have no idea why they are but I can guess it is down to money. As everything is these days. …

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The DIY Survival Fishing Kit

The DIY Survival Fishing Kit Having food stockpiled is obviously the best method of ensuring you have food in an emergency situation. Have you thought about what would you do if you got stranded away from your home or your home is destroyed? I know I have and being a city man and not being …

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Forget Shipping Containers Use Box Culverts

Forget Shipping Containers Use Box Culverts If you have looked into bunkers you may have read a lot about using shipping containers to do build them out of. I need you to read this article why you shouldn’t bury shipping containers before you read about box culverts. It will make more sense if you do. …

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Old School Security Measures No Prepared Home Should Be Without

Old School Security Measures No Prepared Home Should Be Without We live in a society where we rely on technology to protect us and our home from invaders. While this new way of securing our homes is very effective and works well, there is always the question of “what will happen when the power goes …

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6 Eco-Friendly DIY Homes Built for $20K or Less

6 Eco-Friendly DIY Homes Built for $20K or Less If you have been following our website for a while you will know that we love DIY projects. DIY makes you more self-reliant while building skills needed to think out side of the box when needed, for example, if SHTF. So if you are looking to …

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70+ Preparedness Gardening Projects

70+ Preparedness Gardening Projects Gardening has and always will be an important preparedness tool in aiding us towards self sufficiency and survival. With out it we wouldn’t last log in a SHTF situation. Having food stockpiled is great and will keep you fed but what would you do if the emergency you were in didn’t …

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