Category: Survival

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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Ham Radio for Preppers: The Complete Guide

Ham Radio for Preppers: The Complete Guide - This article is all about Ham Radio. You see, before you make a decision to bugout or do something wild, you should consult as many forms of communication that you can. You really want to be as informed as possible before you head out into a fallen world.

Communications is one the most often overlook parts of prepping. This is very strange because of how much communications rule our lives. While the world looks to communications methods  for everything we do, the idea doesn’t seem to carry over …

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Wilderness Survival Rule of 3

Humans can survive 3 minutes without air, 3 hours without shelter, 3 days without water, and 3 weeks without food in harsh conditions.

The Rule of 3 is the foundation of knowledge among active outdoors people because they represent the starting point of survival. They are so basic yet so important to human survival that it would benefit anyone from knowing them. And …

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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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How to Make Your Own Distiller at Home To Filter And Desalinate Water

How to Make Your Own Distiller at Home To Filter And Desalinate Water - The author has created a nice simple distiller that can be made easily. This option to distill the water you find allows you to get the cleanest water possible in a survival situation. Because we don't have access to a distillery and we think they are too hard to build we often neglect the possibility of distilling our water.

In the battle against waterborne pathogens there are a number of weapons. The vast array of filters and iodine drops all work well to make dangerous water safe to drink. There is one method that is rarely used. Distillation. Not …

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Pumping Water with a Ram Pump Requires No Electricity

Pumping Water with a Ram Pump Requires No Electricity - One of the best ways to deal with that is having a water pump and a well. Suddenly you can pull water out of the ground! This article is about a ram pump and what we love about those is the fact that they require no electricity.

Pumping water may not seem like a priority today. It may seem a little silly even. You are getting all the water you need from your tap, right? The tap is an endless source of clean water that never goes …

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Canned Water with a 50 Year Shelf Life!

Canned Water with a 50 Year Shelf Life! — Storing potable water can be one of the trickiest parts of prepping. It is crucial to have water on hand, though, if the local water supply becomes contaminated or simply isn’t accessible.

We are going to need all the water solutions if we reach a point where water is not running in the tap for the long haul. Emergency canned water from Blue Can Water may be the solution. Water is a …

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How To Build a Debris Hut

How To Build a Debris Hut - The debris shelter has saved a lot of people from death, it is one of the best survival shelters there is. You do not need any materials from the "man made world" in order to keep warm.

This shelter is one of the simplest and most versatile. It is made of sticks and branches, covered with leaves and other debris materials, hence the name. The debris shelter has saved a lot of people from death, it is …

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Non-Food Preparedness Items To Stockpile

Non-Food Preparedness Items To Stockpile   — I am not sure if (or when) a natural or man made disaster may hit our area but we wanted to make sure we have the necessities of life in our home. Who knows how long the power, gas, phone lines, grocery stores will be shut down following an emergency situation.

I am not sure if (or when) a natural or man-made disaster may hit our area but we wanted to make sure we have the necessities of life in our home. Who knows how long the power, gas, phone lines, …

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