Category: Survival

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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How To Make Homemade Concrete Countertops For Outdoor Kitchens

How To Make Homemade Concrete Countertops For Outdoor Kitchens - The mastery of things like wood, steel and concrete are all very important when it comes to being prepared. If you survive the end you better have the skills to rebuild! Otherwise, what's the point? This article will teach you how to make concrete countertops for your outdoor kitchens.

The beauty of prepping is that it morphs you. It changes you. While some preppers already exist in the frame that a prepper needs to be in. If you really let the prepping, self reliance and independence rush over you, …

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How And Where To Drill A Well On Your Land

How And Where To Drill A Well On Your Land - Having your own well, will not only ensure you have fresh, clean water when ever you need it, but you will be self sufficient and off the grid, saving you money in the long term.

Knowing how and where to drill a well on your land could save you and your family from dehydration if SHTF. If you live miles away from a natural water source you may struggle to collect water once the water …

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How To Make Charcoal When SHTF

How To Make Charcoal When SHTF - The article also lists many of the great uses for charcoal outside of cooking food, though that is one important thing. We don't often think about charcoal as a heating element but it does that well too. This is a short article with a great video. You will enjoy both the information gleaned from the article and the channel from which the video is derived. Charcoal packs light and makes fire less of a concern.

Charred wood and charcoal are very different things. It’s easy to get them mixed up. They are created differently. This article offers a great video from one of the best channels in primitive survival on the net. Have you ever …

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Dental Flaws for the SHTF Prepper

Dental Flaws for the SHTF Prepper — Dental information for the end of the world!

There are lots of statistics floating around the dental professional community, but the one that seems to stick out like a sore tongue is the fact that only around half of the people in the USA see their dentist on …

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The Ultimate Bug Out Home For Just $250

We can ask ourselves many questions when it comes to the bugout. Its a deep plan that requires a lot of preplanning. Things can go wrong at a moments notice and that makes this even more terrifying. 

We can ask ourselves many questions when it comes to the bug out. It’s a deep plan that requires a lot of pre-planning. Things can go wrong at a moment’s notice and that makes this even more terrifying.  Do you …

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How to Prepare for Extreme Heat

Man splashing water on his head to cool off

Much of the western part of the country is ablaze with wildfires right now. Dangerous weather patterns are striking down extreme heat to the east as well. No matter where you live, it’s vitally important to know how to stay …

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Pump Water Without Electricity

Pump Water Without Electricity - Consider a hydro powered water pump that requires no external energy (electric, solar or otherwise) using only the current of the water to power your water pump. It works due to the water in the wheel being higher than the release pipe, the larger the wheel the more pressure you will have to pump the water. More coils provide a greater head lift, or ability to pump uphill. What a ingenious idea and could be a lifesaver.

If SHTF you could experience a drastic disruption to your water supply. Given the importance of water for survival, having a reliable source of water after a disaster needs to be one of your main priorities. Even worse, if the …

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