Category: Prepper Tools

DIY 5-Gallon Chicken Waterer

DIY 5-Gallon Chicken Waterer —For anyone who is homesteading or is just interested in having a chicken coop of their own, a convenient water supply can eliminate a lot of work. There is plenty to be done on a homestead, and one less thing to worry about can make a big difference.

Many Americans have decided its time to enjoy their own inputs. In other words, its time to start producing food on our own land. Image: Instructable.com Not everyone has this kind of land or capability, however, those that are willing …

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Books To Help Newbies Prepare

Books To Help Newbies Prepare — There are thousands of articles, posts, stories, and how-to books out there on just about any subject you could ever want to learn about. When it comes to being prepared though, the pool of information to pull from gets smaller.

Ahh! The building of a powerful prepper library. What an undertaking. This is something to behold.  We live in an age of digital information and its very easy to eschew those dusty old jacketed books for something better! Something digital. …

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How to Create an Urban Emergency Evacuation Kit for Work

How to Create an Urban Emergency Evacuation Kit for Work -- Natural and man made disasters can force offices full of workers to evacuate. In big cities a disaster may also affect public transportation. In an emergency, you may be on your own and forced to improvise.

Disaster can strike at any time. Will you be prepared to react if you are away from your preps at home?  Do you have a plan to get home from work?  Image: wikihow.com Along with a plan, you will also …

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Bugging Out – Will You Make It There?

Bugging Out – Will You Make It There? — When disaster happens, will you stay or will you go? How will you decide which to do or when it’s time to do it? If you decide to bug-out, where will you go and how will you get there? There are lots of questions and they require lots of thought, BEFORE ‘it’ happens.

The bugout is a massive undertaking. It’s often underappreciated.  Not the bugout itself but the planning that goes into it is a big deal. Most of the time it’s oversimplified. That is because we are under the spell of being …

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Survival Basics: 10 Tips for Families with Children

12 Tips for Families with Children — No matter how old you are, going through a disaster or emergency situation is scary. As adults, it is our duty to introduce children to preparedness activities at a young age.

Here are 10 quick tips to help you with kids and prepping!  Prepare for adults While you might have kids they will one day be adults. Be sure you have water resources and food to care for adults. This is …

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DIY Solar Lights from your Front Yard

DIY Emergency Lights from Solar Yard Lights — I love this idea. These little solar lights give off a lot of light, surprisingly. Get the rack from Lowe's. (It's an under shelf basket turned upside down.) This way, you can keep them outside and charged up, but they can be brought inside very easily.

Light is a very interesting prep. In most disasters, we are going to want to get light on as soon as possible. You might address this issue with a box of flashlights or backup lights in various places in the …

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23 Prepper Items To Look For at the Goodwill Store

23 Prepper Items To Look For at the Goodwill Store - Here are some things I've seen at the Goodwill Store: tools, blankets, candles, hunting gear, cast iron pans, camping supplies, canning equipment, and much more. For more ideas, check out this list of prepper items to look for at Goodwill.

The number one complaint I hear from new preppers is that prepping is too expensive. You have to buy so much food and so many supplies, but most people have very little disposable income. My advice to them: Spend more …

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Path of the Prepper

For those who look at us as paranoid freaks who are hoarding resources, they are missing a big opportunity. 

For those who look at us as paranoid freaks who are hoarding resources, they are missing a big opportunity.  The television representation of a prepper was just like the television representation of anything else. Does TV every represent anything properly? …

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Realistic Prepping Plans

Realistic Prepping Plans — Do a Google search for "prepping plans" and you'll get back thousands of pages with thousands of ideas on different prepping plans ranging from free to hundreds of dollars.

Do a Google search for “prepping plans” and you’ll get back thousands of pages with thousands of ideas on different prepping plans ranging from free to hundreds of dollars. Each one usually claims to be the ‘end all, be all, …

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How To Make A PVC Crisis Bow

How To Make A PVC Crisis Bow - Imagine waking up one morning and all hell broke lose… SHTF and you had no ammo or you had no gun. You would need something with enough power to stop intruders and take down animals for food.

Right now you are looking over all your preps and things are pristine and ready for that fateful day. If things should go bad you have to understand that resources start draining.  There could come a time when your preps …

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