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Metal will hold great value in a collapse society. I think of things like coin money or shell casings. These could be incredibly valuable in a collapsed society. These are items that would be nearly impossible to find with any efficiency. If you fashioned your own metal detector you could have an easier go on your search. There are many other uses for a metal detector as well. This could be used to find survival caches as well depending on what you make them out of.
The process outlined requires some knowledge of electronics but if you have a survival metal detector it could add another level to your overall preparedness. In survival it will be the little advantages that make it work. This article is the first time I considered a metal detector for my survival arsenal. I like the idea!
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.