Category: Prepper Tools

DIY Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles

DIY Solar Water Heater From Plastic Bottles - Jose Alano is a retired mechanic that lives in Brazil. Jose invented a solar water heater from a pile of plastic bottles and cartons. This is great for the environment as it frees up waste trash and if you decide to  build one you could use old bottles or what ever you have available.

See how to make a solar water heater from plastic bottles and save on your water heating bill 🙂 Jose Alano is a retired mechanic that lives in Brazil. Jose invented a solar water heater from a pile of plastic …

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A Prepper’s Guide to Respirator Masks

A Prepper's Guide to Respirator Masks - A respirator mask is a prep that is potentially lifesaving, doesn't cost a lot of money, and is oft-overlooked in the prepper world.

A respirator mask is a prep that is potentially lifesaving, doesn’t cost a lot of money, and is oft-overlooked in the prepper world. Some folks like to invest in gas masks (which, of course, are irreplaceable during certain types of …

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Top 10 Barter Items Every Prepper Should Have

Top 10 Barter Items Every Prepper Should Have — Along with those items that you store for your own personal use there should always be a little bit stowed away for the purposes of bartering. You know the average American doesn't have much cash stored in their home.

Along with those items that you store for your own personal use there should always be a little bit stowed away for the purposes of bartering.  The barter is an exchange of goods for good rather than goods for money.  …

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Uses For Dead Car Batteries And Sealed Lead Acid Batteries

Uses For Dead Car Batteries And Sealed Lead Acid Batteries — This is great information to remember and maybe even trying out before an emergency happens. People toss away these batteries all the time. Maybe it's time to start stockpiling these bad boys for that just in case moment and take advantage of the stupidity of others.

This is great information to remember and maybe even trying out before an emergency happens. People toss away these batteries all the time. Maybe it’s time to start stockpiling these bad boys for that just in case moment and take …

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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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How To Tie a Shemagh (also known as Yashmag, Gutrah, Shmag and Keffiyeh)

How To Tie a Shemagh - The every day uses, and uses during a stressful situation, such as a natural disaster, would be invaluable. If any particulates remain in the air following an earthquake, building collapse, fire, etc. and you do not have a mask (I’d bet you won’t) you will have face and head protection. If you find yourself without adequate shelter in the cold, the shemagh could provide additional insulation.

The shemagh (pronounced “schmog”) originated in the Middle East to protect the inhabitants from dust and sun. It typically measures around 42″ x 42″. Knowing how to tie a shemagh is a very useful bushcrafting skill. The shemagh, or tactical …

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How to Secure Your Router from Hackers

Thieves and big brother will never give up. Avoid hackers, identity theft, and government snooping by learning how to secure your router.

It is important to be aware of what kind of dangers seek you through Wi-Fi connection and how to secure your home router. Today, most homes are filled with a wide range of devices that require an internet connection. Such …

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Why Does Wool Rule?

How To Make The Warmest, Cheapest Wool Boots Ever — With Winter in full effect, it is important to have the right footwear or risk getting frostbite. This is something you DO NOT want to get. If you are like me and are on a tight budget a good pair of snowshoes/boots can set you back a good hundred bucks if not more.

The winter is a serious monster for some of us. If you are an off-grid enthusiast you know that winter means lots more work and some shivering.    Making the right winter investments and taking the rights steps BEFORE winter …

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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 …

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Top Three Weapons for Home Defense

For a long time we have thought about home defense as something that happens when a person enters your home that is uninvited. A break in and what follows often constitutes what home defense might look like.

For a long time we have thought about home defense as something that happens when a person enters your home that is uninvited. A break in and what follows often constitutes what home defense might look like. The truth is …

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