Category: Prepper Tools


How to Save Money Buying Prepper Gear

How to Save Money Buying Prepper Gear - The author offers up some great ideas for using todays tech to save money and even make a little money while you do so.

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. When I rad an article like this I tend to think about cheap crap that doesn’t really work. Saving money on anything can go one …

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Here’s the Deal with Expiration Dates

Here's the Deal with Expiration Dates - This article touches on another topic that you might not have considered. How long is that food going to be good enough to eat? What happens when your food passes an expiration date? This article talks all about how to deal with expiration dates and what to really concern yourself with.

Hopefully by now you have some sort of food stockpile. This is your food storage and you need to be very thoughtful in how you build this. it should be a collection of things that you enjoy eating and that last a long time. I like the idea of starting off with enough food to …

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4 Top Tools for Gardening and Homesteading

4 Top Tools for Gardening and Homesteading -- Guys, gals and gardeners love tools that make life easier and do the job we need them to do. Here are a few of the top tools we're using most in our yard and gardening efforts this year.

Guys, gals and gardeners love tools that make life easier and do the job we need them to do. Here are a few of the top tools we’re using most in our yard and gardening efforts this year. Row Covers Row covers are essential for protection from: Frost Heat We’re using these year round in …

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9 Simple Tips You Need to Buy the Best EDC Flashlight

9 Simple Tips You Need to Buy the Best EDC Flashlight - A flashlight that will work for you in a variety of scenarios needs to have the right battery size and a variety of other features that you may not be thinking of.

They say the best flashlight is the one you have on you when you need it most. Problem is: how do you make sure you’ve bought the best flashlight to do what you need to with it? There are tons of posts out there in the world that give you a list of flashlights that …

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Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection

Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection - Print out a this massive collection of PDF files as reference for a possible SHTF scenario, and keeping it in a nice safe spot. A single printed survival manual may save you or a loved one at some future date.

Let’s say you weren’t paying attention to great sites like SHTFPreparedness.com, owned little or no books on preparedness and survival and let’s face it, wanted to learn some new skills quickly because you were caught entirely with your pants down when SHTF. I have been asked a number of times if I have my collection of …

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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 Pack a Bug Out Bag – Packing Matters

How to Pack a Bug Out Bag – Packing Matters - The three main goals we discuss for packing include weight considerations, resource accessibility, and appearance. Each of these is important in making your bug out bag an effective part of your bug out plan.

Packing a Bug Out Bag isn’t as simple as tossing stuff into a backpack right before a disaster. It takes some planning and consideration to do it right. Packing your bug out bag well can allow you to carry more weight, easily access your tools, and be much more comfortable. If you plan on going …

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How to Build a Minimal Tool Kit and Prepare for the Open Road

How to Build a Minimal Tool Kit and Prepare for the Open Road - This great instruction offers you several ways to create a road kit for your particular vehicle. Having this kit will not make you a mechanic but it will offer you a better chance at being able to solve your problems.

Many preppers and survivalists have the bugout pretty high on their list of options when it comes to a SHTF scenario. The plan is to hop in the vehicle and go somewhere far from the threat and maybe hang there for a few days or weeks. This is a great plan if planned out well. …

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How To Customize A Bug Out Bag For Your Unique Needs

How To Customize A Bug Out Bag For Your Unique Needs - A bug out bag's one-size-fits-all attempt to cover everything can result in a lot of bad gear choices if it's not audited and kept in check every now and then. Your pack will be full of heavy and often times useless items.

Your bug out bag is your best tool against any disaster. Unfortunately, because of their popularity and reputation as being THE place to start if you’re new to prepping, most BOB’s are poorly put together collections of camping gear that sit in a corner and collect dust.   A new prepper might fill their bug …

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Traditional Archery in Survival

Traditional Archery in Survival - This is an article about the benefits of traditional archer and how it can help. There are obvious examples that might be helpful and there are some that might even surprise you.

There is something about the stick and string that is incredibly alluring. Hunting and being accurate with traditional archery is very tough and that could be some of the appeal. I think its important that we give a nod to these old methods of hunting because they still present some serious benefits in all of …

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