Category: Survival


The Ultimate Bug Out Home For Just $250

The Ultimate Bug Out Home For Just $250 - The earth bags are used to build frames that are surprisingly powerful. I encourage you to take a look at the various types of pressure testing, damage testing, water damage and various other tests that these bags and structures have undergone

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.  Do you have …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/the-ultimate-bug-out-home-for-just-250/

The Four Best Ways To Generate Off The Grid Electricity

The Four Best Ways To Generate Off The Grid Electricity - With getting off the grid you have to really sit down and think about your options. Having just solar is great... but what happens if you have a storm or you have a bad, cloudy week? What if you only had a wind turbine, and you had a week of no wind? Living off the grid would be impossible.

We are at the beginning in this story of alternative energy. We are going to see all sorts of technological advances over the next 20 years. Some people will wait it out but others are going to want to jump …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/four-best-ways-generate-grid-electricity/

How to Build Your Own Survival Fishing Kit

A survival fishing kit is about the best way to get food into camp.

A survival fishing kit is about the best way to get food into camp. If you have something you can turn to when you find a body of water, you can make a huge impact on calories into the body.  …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/build-survival-fishing-kit/

How to Break Down a Door in a SHTF Situation

“When one door closes, another opens” says an oft-repeated adage.

Adrenaline and brute force could be enough to break down a door in some situations, even with poor technique. However, a little fundamental knowledge of breaching a door could go a long way, and subsequently be a life saver.  “When …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/how-to-break-down-a-door-in-a-shtf-situation/

Don’t Fly Without These 20 TSA-Approved Items in Your Prepper’s Carry-on Bag

Don’t Fly Without These 20 TSA-Approved Items in Your Prepper’s Carry-on Bag - Anyone who has ever watched the hit series Lost has probably thought about how you'd survive if your plane crashed and you only had limited supplies and tools on hand. As preppers, we're all about the gear.

Hitting the airport is always a situation that creates some anxiety. For the average person there are concerns about things like missing your flight, TSA frisking and accusations, something terrible happening during the flight.  If you are a prepper you …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/20-tsa-approved-items-in-your-preppers-carry-on-bag/

5 Best Military Surplus Items Under $20

Best Military Surplus Items Under $20 - Let's start by explaining what surplus means.. Military surplus are goods that are sold or otherwise disposed of when no longer needed by the military.

All over the nation, there are military surplus stores that give you access to some great gear. They also offer you up to these items at a great price! If you know what you are looking for you can make …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/5-best-military-surplus-items-20/

Amazing Ways You Can Reuse Aluminum Cans

I have shared articles on the subject of soda can stoves, DIY soda can shingles, soda can solar heaters and even how to open a padlock with a soda can. Now you can add a couple more items to the list!

The prepper DIY craze is something that many of us can benefit from. As Americans we have tons of waste. Well, a lot more than just tons. We are some trash making creatures and while we are doing better with …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/amazing-ways-you-can-reuse-aluminum-cans/

Survival Gear I Didn’t Need

Survival Gear I didn't Need - This article has some really great gear in it! I am talking about top tier gear you would assume would be great to own. The author gives you all the reasons this stuff didn't work. In some cases he even gives you the replacements he purchased as well.

It’s easy to assume that costly gear is enough to improve your situation. It’s just not always the truth. We live in an age where the internet is filled with “review” articles that do one thing more offensively than any …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/survival-gear-didnt-need/

5 Things You Need for Solar Energy

Solar is getting better. In the near future we will be looking at solar energy options that are comparable with that of our on grid providers.

Have you considered using solar power to cut your electric bill or to go off the grid altogether? There are a lot of things to consider but we are going to focus on 5 main things you need to have …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/5-things-you-need-for-solar-energy/

Top 5 Reasons Why People Do Not Catch Fish

Top 5 Reasons Why People Do Not Catch Fish - Just because you have fished, doesn’t mean you know how to catch fish. Even people that fish regularly, such as my father, don’t always know what they are doing. So why do many Preppers think they are going to consistently catch fish during a survival situation?

Fishing is one of the most effective survival skills that you can have on your side. It can even be made passive. However, many people give up on fishing because they dont find big success. Lets look at a number …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.shtfpreparedness.com/top-5-reasons-why-people-do-not-catch-fish/

Send this to a friend