10 Non-Power Tools You Need for Survival

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10 Non-Power Tools You Need for Survival — Good old hand powered worked back when and will again if it ever hits the fan.

Having power tools at your home or bug out location is a great way to perform repairs when the time calls.

But what would you do if the power went out and you had no way of recharging your batteries, thus no way of repairing things after SHTF?

I had given this a lot of thought when I was preparing to move into my house out in the country. I took a look over my granddad’s tools and was dumbfounded because the answer lies with 60 year old or so tools!

These good ol’ non-power tools worked then, and will again if it ever hits the fan.

Take a look at the tools you most likely would need to repair damage to your house and look out for them at garage sales or on craigslist.

10 Hand Powered Tools You Need for Survival

Invest in some great old fashioned non-powered tools that your grandad used. They'll still be working when the SHTF!

Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food

Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.

Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.

Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.

Learn How to Make Pemmican

How To Make Pemmican: The Original Survival Food - If you're living through a disaster where you're on your feet a lot and don't have time to cook, one of the best foods you can eat is pemmican. It's packed full of fat and protein and can give you lots of steady energy throughout the day.

People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.

These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.

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