Category: Prepper Tools

Understanding the Concept of Flint and Steel

How To Make And Start A Fire With Flint & Steel - Learn how to find and make the flint from flint, chert or quartz and how to strike the steel on the flint correctly, thus creating sparks to direct at your tinder and blow into a fire.

Starting a fire with flint-and-steel is harder than most methods available these days but in an SHTF situation, this may be the only option you have. Image Credit: nwtoutfitters.com Bushcrafters still prefer this method of starting a fire than the …

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How to Keep Up with Your Medications in Case of Emergency

How to Keep Up with Your Medications in Case of Emergency -- Being a prepper comes with some unnecessary stigma. Often folks are portrayed as being too scared and overly concerned with situations that may never occur.

When we talk about TEOTWAWKI it’s rare that we consider all of the people who will die without access to meds. Medications are one of the biggest struggles in modern natural disasters.  There are some people who can die within …

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Caching Your Preps and Being Ready!

Things to Consider When Burying A Survival Cache - A cache is a secret hiding place where valuables are hidden with the assumption you would come back at some point to retrieve what you have cached. Caches do not have to be buried in the ground necessarily but burying a survival cache in the ground makes sense in most situations.

Having a survival cache or even dozens around your property or bug out location could mean the difference between death or survival. Sounds a little harsh but it’s true. What would you do if you had to bug out to …

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How To Use Duct Tape For Survival & Emergencies

Used extensively by crafters, this handy product is definitely not just for the DIY’ers out there! The tape can be used to repair just about anything from mending a broken fishing pole, to patching up a tent. And you never know when you might just need it in an emergency situation!

Sometimes, the S can HTF in some really odd ways. Though they aren’t always a ‘disaster,’ they can cause some frustration, anger, inconvenience, and sometimes injury. Duct tape uses are almost infinite. And while most of us have read at …

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What Qualities to Look for in a Survival Knife

Master the Wild with Your Powerful Camping Knife - There is also a great selection of three knives that are recommended to the reader. You will find a great section on the sharpening of that knife as well. This will be a very important part of this whole process. No matter how well you choose your knife, without a sharp blade its not gonna get you very far.

Have you not given thought to a fixed blade knife yet? Sure that foldable knife in your pocket is great but in a survival situation, you need something with a little more oomph. You are looking for a fixed blade, …

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Tracking And Counter Tracking 101

Tracking And Counter Tracking 101 - All you ever need to know about tracking and counter tracking right here. Save, print and bookmark.

Imagine losing your child in the woods. Would they be capable of finding their way back to you or back to camp? Depending on their age they may or may not. Now imagine you lose your child and there are …

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How To Use Bamboo For Survival

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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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Food Storage Lies, Myths and Tips

Food Storage Lies, Myths and Tips - Food storage is essential for survivalists, homesteaders and anyone that is preparing for the worst. But your situation can become a worst case scenario if you don't know what you are doing. There is so much information on the internet about food storage, how can you hope to figure out fact versus fiction?

The problem is that not all of these claims may be true and many things just seem flat out made up. Can certain foods really have a 25-year shelf life? Food storage is essential for survivalists, homesteaders, and anyone that …

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How To Salvage A Lawn Mower for Survival Materials

How To Salvage A Lawn Mower for Survival Materials - Did you know a run of the mill lawnmower has a lot of survival materials waiting to be scavenged? I didn't either until I read the article! It really makes you think outside the box and the more knowledge you have the better your chances of survival.

Did you know a run of the mill lawnmower has a lot of survival materials waiting to be scavenged? Most Americans have no idea what makes up the tools and products they use each day. They also dont understand the …

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Have You Taken Prepping Too Far?

Have You Taken Prepping Too Far? - The question is not easily answered. Likely at the beginning of your journey, you quickly learned that there is no perfect plan for everyone and that you were the only one who could make the best choices for your family. At this juncture of your prepping journey, only you can really say whether or not your preps have taken over your life.

You can do anything too much. The very best way to live life is to do all things in moderation, except love. Give as much of that as you can.  Everything else should be done in moderation. Of course, we …

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