Category: Prepper Tools

The Art of Hiding your Preps in Plain Sight

How to Make a Hidden Compartment From Jerry Can - The build looks pretty simple and is laid out with an easy to understand step by step process. These DIY projects are a lot of fun and can be highly effective.

For some strange reason, despite the warnings all around us, people are leary of preppers. Even though things like climate change are nearly universally accepted around the world, people dont appreciate disaster readiness.  Preppers value a place to hide things. …

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Stop Disease Carry Pests in SHTF

DIY Simple Soda Bottle Mousetrap — DIY pest control is a great way to save money, and may even be a necessity if professional pest control is out of reach. Store bought poison or natural repellents work especially well for a lot of pests, but poison can be dangerous to your family and natural options don’t quite cut it for bigger pests like mice.

Pests will equal death when you are in an SHTF situation. This is a historical situation that has played out many times over and over again. Your ability to keep things clean and to keep yourself and your family separated …

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How To Use Bamboo For Survival

Bamboo is cheap, awesome and invasive. And... it could save your life in an emergency situation. I would consider planting some before it's too late! And while you're waiting for it to grow, let's look at ways to use bamboo for survival.

Bamboo is cheap, awesome and invasive. And… it could save your life in an emergency situation. I would consider planting some before it’s too late! And while you’re waiting for it to grow, let’s look at ways to use bamboo …

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Backup Power Solutions with Solar

How To Build A Powerful Solar Generator From Old Solar Lights — Have you got old solar lights from the garden laying around? I know I have about 10 right now that look outdated and weathered. Well, did you know with a little thinking and a little solder here and there, you can create a powerful solar panel for pretty much free.

For a long time, solar power was kind of a laughing stock. It was a technology that was just coming around and it was basically in its infancy. Many people saw the potential of having this technology and the future …

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Stove Necklace Idea for Ultralight Backpacking

Wearable tech is a trend that is exploding. We are just watching its most crude and early phases in things like the Fit Bit. These forms of tech are driven by modern, city living and high tech communications. However, what …

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Zero Fuel Solutions for Keeping the Cold at Bay

How To Make Your Own Energy-Saving Thermal Curtains - These can be made with reused and recycled materials and are great if you are looking to save money or if SHTF you need a way to keep your house warm.

The cold months are literally breathing down our necks! Before long we will be unboxing the sweaters and looking for that one missing glove as the days grow shorter and the air colder.  How long will you hold off turning …

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5 Items Every Prepper Needs for the Cold Weather

DIY Instant Hand Warmers — Hand warmers can set you back anything from a few bucks to over 10 bucks! Stop spending all that money when you can make your own hand warmers that cost pennies!

You have probably noticed it already. The temperatures are dropping and cold weather is getting ready to roll in.  We are only a month away from true cold hitting the nation and that will come in a hurry. If you …

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Is Firewood a Part of Your Emergency Preparedness?

Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of our nation. Understanding firewood as a long term survival fuel is critical. If you find yourself in a wilderness survival situation getting your hands on the wood and getting it burning is critical.

Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of our nation. Understanding firewood as a long term …

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The Many Aspects of Successful Urban Survival

While wilderness survival is by far the most challenging thing you are going to undertake, urban survival will not be a picnic either. There will be more, recognizable, resources in an urban survival situation but there will also be more people after those resources.

While wilderness survival is by far the most challenging thing you are going to undertake, urban survival will not be a picnic either. There will be more, recognizable, resources in an urban survival situation but there will also be more …

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Food Supply: What Emergency Food Do You Need In A 72-Hour Kit?

Food Supply: What Emergency Food Do You Need In A 72-Hour Kit? - This article goes into what types of foods you will put into your 72 hour kit. There are a tremendous amount of options out there. Some of my favorites are the millennium bars. They are delicious and they are packed with 400 calories each.

What types of foods do you carry in your bags and in your kits? There are a tremendous amount of choices out there when it comes to packing food for your survival needs.  Because we have a category now that …

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