Category: Off Grid


25 Powerless Appliances For Your Homestead Kitchen

25 Powerless Appliances For Your Homestead Kitchen - In this article, we'll go over some of the best powerless appliances on the market. I'm talking meat grinders, rocket stoves, pasta makers, percolators, solar ovens, hand crank mixers, hand crank blenders, and more.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Nowadays, most people are completely reliant on their electric kitchen appliances to make a meal. Mixers, blenders, microwaves, electric ovens, and so forth. But if …

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Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere

Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere - It's one of those medications that would make absolutely perfect sense to have on you in case of any SHTF or emergency situation.

Image Credit: morethanjustsurviving.com Ever heard of Imodium? It’s an anti-diarrhea medication that I happen to think you should carry absolutely everywhere. In fact, it’s something that I do carry every single day – no matter where I am or where I go. Over the counter medications like this one, that are both easy to get …

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15 Functional And Useful Off Grid Gadgets

15 Functional And Useful Off Grid Gadgets - Well, truth is, even when the grid fails, gadgets will still be a big part in our lives and these 15 off grid gadgets will actually help you in said emergency.

Image Credit: crookedbrains.net When it comes to gadgets, I am your man. I love them, in fact, my wife calls me the “gadget prepper man”. It may seems strange that a prepper and survivalist like myself would be so reliant on gadgets when I prepare for a total grid-down emergency. Well, truth is, even when …

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How To Make An Earth Battery

How To Make An Earth Battery - With something as simple as an old ice cube tray some soil a few bolts and copper wire you can get about 5 volts of electricity. This is enough to power a few LED lights, calculators and if you are really tech minded even a mobile or USB device.

Image Credit: thegoodsurvivalist.com With something as simple as an old ice cube tray some soil a few bolts and copper wire you can get about 5 volts of electricity. This is enough to power a few LED lights, calculators and if you are really tech minded even a mobile or USB device. Imagine if you …

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Survival Lessons Learned from Long Camping Trips

Survival Lessons Learned from Long Camping Trips - The average person knows the rule of thumb regarding water: a gallon of water per day, per person. What they don't tell you is that truly is the barest minimum required. If you want to take a shower, one gallon per day isn't enough - not by a long shot.

People all across the country enjoy the recreational activity of camping. Whether that’s “glamping” in an RV or backpack hiking and camping, there are some really great survival lessons that can be learned on longer camping trips. The definition for “longer” means more than one just one or two nights. It can be in the …

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How to Find Preppers in Your Area

How to Find Preppers in Your Area - Finding other like-minded people that are preparing for any situation is not difficult if you know where to start. Some people know preppers from having grown up with them as friends and family.

Finding other like-minded people that are preparing for any situation is not difficult if you know where to start. Some people know preppers from having grown up with them as friends and family. Others have to strike out to find people with a prepping mentality. Luckily, there are many ways to meet people in the …

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Things To Scavenge Off Of Old & Abandoned Vehicles

Things To Scavenge Off Of Old & Abandoned Vehicles - I love the idea of really taking apart vehicles to build your survival pack. When you read this article I am sure you will see some things that you would pass up.

I love the idea of really taking apart vehicles to build your survival pack. When you read this article I am sure you will see some things that you would pass up. The one that sticks out most to me are the mirrors. I am sure belts, wiring and other obvious things would be taken …

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Situational Awareness: How You Can Master Survival, Work and Life

Situational Awareness: How You Can Master Survival, Work and Life - Arguably one of the most important skills to have going into 2017, situational awareness is tough one to understand. SA is an even harder thing to employ because it requires focus and diligence in most aspects of your life.

Arguably one of the most important skills to have going into 2017, situational awareness is tough one to understand. SA is an even harder thing to employ because it requires focus and diligence in most aspects of your life. It requires that you be aware. With the advent of cellphones staying attentive is becoming a …

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Lessons Learned as a First Responder to Hurricane Harvey

Lessons Learned as a First Responder to Hurricane Harvey - As preppers these disaster events are incredible. Not just from the aspect of reaffirming our actions but also from the standpoint of learning.

Hurricane Harvey will be remembered for years to come. There is no getting around it. The events that followed were as terrifying as any human experience for the people on the ground floor. As preppers these disaster events are incredible. Not just from the aspect of reaffirming our actions but also from the standpoint of …

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3 Ways to Find Bodies of Water in the Wilderness

3 Ways to Find Bodies of Water in the Wilderness - While it may be easy to pack your backpack full of high-energy protein bars and take off, it's a lot harder to carry enough water for you to last weeks on your back. Once your water bottle is empty, you're going to be praying for signs of a natural source of water, and in places that don't get too much rain, that can be even harder to come by.

Wilderness survival skills are important skills for every prepper to learn. What happens if the SHTF, you need to bug out, and for some reason, the location you’ve scouted or prepped has already been invaded or pillaged by others? You’re going to need to bug out into the wilderness, and that’s where survival skills will …

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