Category: Survival

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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Best-Kept Secrets of Professional Painters

Best-Kept Secrets of Professional Painters — DIY projects can be fun and are definitely economical, not to mention the satisfaction that comes from being self-sufficient. Builds and repairs around the house are common DIY projects, but it is the seemingly simple tasks that prove to be the most challenging for a lot of us.

DIY projects can be fun and are definitely economical, not to mention the satisfaction that comes from being self-sufficient. Builds and repairs around the house are common DIY projects, but it is the seemingly simple tasks that prove to be …

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7 Items Preppers Neglect to Stockpile

Stockpiling is an important part of any preppers plans.

Stockpiling is an important part of any preppers plans. Having extra food items and other resources on hand offers up answers in times of disaster. How we store those items is of the utmost importance. A preppers stockpile is only …

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How to get 2000 Degrees Solar Power – Great For When SHTF

How to get 2000 Degrees Solar Power - This can purify water, instantly start a fire, melt metal, cook food and even melt concrete.

This can purify water, instantly start a fire, melt metal, cook food and even melt concrete…..This can melt a padlock if you needed to get in somewhere too … just saying. This is made from a simple lens called a Fresnel lens… …

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Design and Build a Woodworking Bench

Design and Build a Woodworking Bench - This is an article about building a work bench. You see, a work bench gives your endeavors a home and that is an important thing to have. It gives you a place to work on projects and store tools.

While much of our economy has moved to the online world, its important that we do not give up on all of physical trades that exist. I don’t just mean turning them into a career.  I mean that they need …

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The 7 Best Home Security Systems and Why You Need Them

The 7 Best Home Security Systems and Why You Need Them - Did you know that homes without security systems in place are more than 300% more likely to be broken into? And did you know that the most frequently burglarized homes in the U.S. had an annual income less than $35K? That covers the majority of preppers, given our modest lifestyle.

Did you know that homes without security systems in place are more than 300% more likely to be broken into? And did you know that the most frequently burglarized homes in the U.S. had an annual income less than $35K? …

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Best OFFGRID Batteries | Off the Grid Battery Options

Best OFFGRID Batteries | Off the Grid Battery Options - This article is a great look at several types of batteries for off grid living. You will be surprised at just how much juice you can store up in these batteries. Things are changing and old ways of doing business are are opening up into new ways. It really is an exciting time to have an open mind.

One of the most important parts of being off-grid is deciding if you are going to go without power altogether or generate some of your own. If you do decide to generate power you have to be judicious with that …

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Urban Survival: 7 Places Where No One Will Scavenge

Urban Survival: 9 Places Where No One Will Scavenge - While it all sounds very complex, you can find great places to search for food and other items if you sit down and think about it. However, the location of these resources is just step one. You also need to get in to get after them without getting killed. This is another big issue.

When it comes to preparing for a survival situation, any of us need to plan for urban survival. Based on where most of us live these days, you’re more likely to need to put your survival skills into practice in …

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How to Get More Pressure Out Of Well Water

How to Get More Pressure Out Of Well Water - I found the article below over at homeguides.sfgate.com, they go over how you can easily add more pressure to your well system. As always because you are dealing with pressure always seek advice from a professional plumber before you attempt this!

As soon as you move to the country and start homesteading, you may notice that the water pressure is a lot less than you have been used to. When you are getting your water from a well the pressure isn’t …

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