Category: Prepper Tools


Building or Making a Survival Kit

Whether we are talking about a comprehensive survival kit that is capable of keeping you alive for months in the wilderness or a simple kit that allows you to hike for a few miles outside of base camp, having the right survival kit is crucial.

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The Best Ferro Rod for Prepping and Survival

The Best Ferro Rod for Prepping and Survival - Lighters are convenient but have limited uses. Matches can only be used once and need a strike surface. Both matches and lighters are terrible in wet conditions. Compression pistons and the traditional flint and steel can be finicky in wet conditions as well.

Taming fire has always been one of man’s best achievements. Starting a fire on a moment’s notice is an easy task with the right skills and tools. Taming fire has always been one of man’s best achievements. Starting a fire …

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Outdoor Fire and Cooking for Austere Times

The, truly, best preps are those that work in tandem with your regular life.

The, truly, best preps are those that work in tandem with your regular life. The best example for this is using bulk food storage to make nightly meals. That is one of those situations where you feel as though you …

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DIY Christmas Decorating

DIY Christmas Decorating - Christmas is a special time of year and its all about family, God, and tradition. Give your family something that they will enjoy time and time again. Also, make the stuff that you want! Stop settling for a bunch of stuff that has been mass produced and pre-designed with sales in mind.

Tis the season and the allure of filling your yard with a few inflatables is enticing. You might look at some strings of lights and maybe some store bought goodies for indoors. What about the unique creations that could make …

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Camping in the Winter

Camping in the Winter - There are all sorts of ways to make it through a tough night of winter camping. Of course, it all comes down to a basic understanding of how heat moves and the importance of insulation.

The camping season seems to come and go so fast. For those of us without large tracts of land its downright heartbreaking.  You find yourself stuck in the house again. You are watching bushcraft videos from your couch and just …

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Your Safe Water Plan

Your Safe Water Plan - Having a safe water plan can change all of that. You see water is a multi tiered resource and you should approach it as such.

Water is everything in survival. If you were held at gunpoint and had to hand over all of your preps one by one. The water filters and purification should be the last thing you hand over.  That’s just the reality …

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Barter Items You Should Have For SHTF

Old is gold! So, is the old exchange system called barter a golden opportunity even in today’s era? Perhaps, yes when a disastrous calamity attempts to ruin everything around!

Old is gold! So, is the old exchange system called barter a golden opportunity even in today’s era? Perhaps, yes when a disastrous calamity attempts to ruin everything around! Besides the Zombie apocalypses you see in movies, there is a …

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The Powerful Connection Between Homesteading and Self Sufficient Living

The Powerful Connection Between Homesteading and Self Sufficient Living - Preppers and survivalists are both preparing for the end and also looking for it, in some ways. They are looking for a reset.

There is a definite reason why people are preparing for doom. There is a reason that people are heading for the hills to live a life that is more connected to the world around them and the natural way. It …

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Gaining Access in Urban Survival

Gaining Access in Urban Survival - While understanding things like food storage, home security and self defense are critical in urban survival, there is one topic that often gets missed. its the idea of URBAN ACCESS. Unlike many parts of the wilderness, urban survival will present you with serious barriers like locked doors. While most impediments can be scaled or dealt with using a machete in the wild, a locked door or barbed wire fence is a serious barrier.

There are many topics that go hand in hand with urban survival. It is a very different beast than wilderness survival. Most importantly, we have to take into account the human element. This complicates things and makes survival goals harder …

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5 Power Tools that Every DIYer should have in the Toolbox

5 Power Tools that Every DIYer should have in the Toolbox - If you now confidently say that you have enough knowledge about DIY stuff, the next thing that you need to ask yourself is how knowledgeable are you about the important tools that can help you get things done easily.

With all the information available nowadays, people can now do things on their own. There is no need for the help of professionals and skilled workers in fixing a lot of things at home. The majority of homeowners are now …

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