Category Archive: Survival

How To Make An Earth Battery

How To Make An Earth Battery I knew from watching a documentary a few years ago that the ancient folks of Baghdad made batteries from earth. They are called the Baghdad batteries and have been dated to over 2000 years old. I don’t know why, but the documentary came in conversations so I decided to …

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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 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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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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How to Suture a Wound

Suture a Wound Knowing how to suture a wound is very important, not only for SHTF situations but for daily routines like going hiking or camping where medical assistance could be a few hrs away. I know this sounds cliche but I honestly can say after watching this video that I feel confident enough to …

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How To Build An Inverted Solar Still

How To Build An Inverted Solar Still I don’t know where I have been for the past 5 years but I actually have never heard of an inverted solar still. An inverted solar still is pretty much the same principles of a normal still but with a normal still you have to dig a deep …

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How to Use Animal Bones for Survival

How to Use Animal Bones for Survival Bones have been used for thousands of years by our ancestors. They were primarily used used for weapons and used a lot in jewelry believe it or not. No, I am not going to show you how to make jewelry lol. (maybe another day) In this day and age …

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Make a DIY Rainwater Catchment System

Make a DIY Rainwater Catchment System Having a source of water when SHTF is so important and it makes me sad that certain states and countries around the world are not allowed to save rain water. There are many articles and tutorials on how to make rain barrels systems and even gutter-less systems (which are …

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9 Methods of Food Preservation You Need to Know

9 Methods of Food Preservation You Need to Know Stockpiling food is obviously top of the prepper and homesteaders to do list. There are many ways of preserving food and I wanted to share a great informative article from shtfdad.com about this subject. On the article there are 9 methods of food preservation, some you …

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