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There are some serious collections of survival PDFs on the net. In one little flash drive you can have nearly every bit of information you need. Of course, the problem is power. Though you may have all the free PDFs in the world you need some serious hard knowledge. Hard copy knowledge in the form of bound books is very important. When all the lights go out you can sit down next to a good book with a candle and learn how to build it all back again.
This is a tremendous look at the survival library. This article offers some great advice for building your own. You may not think it an important prep until you need a question answered and Google is gone. Trust me, you want to be ready with a deep survival library.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.