When it comes to prepping, a big part is having the right equipment. That means all the weapons and gear that can protect you and keep you alive when SHTF. Unfortunately, you may have gotten your hands on items that are either extremely valuable or illegal. (If the latter applies to you, maybe try and find other less-criminal items, but nevertheless this video will help you out.) You might be facing people trying to steal or take away your stuff, especially things like guns. In theory you could fight them, but that wouldn't pan over … [Read more...] about (Video) Need to Keep Guns and Gear Away From Unwanted Visitors? Here’s 5 Genius Ideas!
Guns & Weapons
In lots of SHTF situations, combat could happen at any moment. That's why you need to prepare by having at least one weapon with you at all times. But sometimes things don't go so well, and your weapon might fail you. At that point, you'll most likely have to make your own weapon if you don't have backups and there aren't any nearby. And while it's not too difficult to make certain weapons, you can find plenty of tutorials on how to make survival weapons, such as several even here at Prepped Survivalist. However, sometimes it can be … [Read more...] about (Video) How To Make a DIY Survival Tactical Flash Grenade!
I would definitely say one of the most valuable survival tools of all is a simple survival knife. It's incredibly versatile and can double as a weapon in a sticky situation, so if you've got the right one then what's not to like? If you're a true survivalist, you'll definitely bring one with you at all times. However, that doesn't meant things can't go wrong. Maybe one day the knife gets lost or you forget it? Maybe it just completely snaps or breaks on you? There isn't any total replacement tool you can use to get by, so you might be … [Read more...] about (Video) Prepper Takes Blacksmith’s Hammer and Huge File..What He Makes? Perfect for SHTF! See How
It's no doubt that when it comes to survival, there a few tools and gadgets that are by far the most valuable and important. And one of those is easily your survival knife. You'll find yourself cutting things all the time in the wilderness, whether it's making a survival design or cutting apart something. It might not seem like much, but survival knives are critical tools. While these knives are great, you might sometimes lose it, they're out of your budget, or it could always break on you. That's why it's always good to know how to make … [Read more...] about (Video) Need a Backup Survival Knife for SHTF? Here’s How to Make One For Less Than $1
Most of us probably prefer and choose guns as our primary choice of weapon, at least for ranged usage. However, sometimes we either don't have our guns with us or they begin to fail. What's a great alternative then? The bow and arrow. Easy to make in a survival situation, not too expensive, and has a lower chance to fail, it can be a smart choice to have one of these or know how to make one. The biggest thing though, is that you want to know how to properly use one. It may seem easy, but it sure isn't. The biggest thing … [Read more...] about (Video) How Far Can a Bow and Arrow Shoot to Kill? Some Hunters May Be Surprised By the Results…
It's no secret that the key to becoming one of the best prepped survivalists is to have your fair share of tips, tricks, and knowledge. Knowing what to do and how to do it right is critical in any situation. But, some tips outweigh others in terms of how good they are. So, what are the best survival tips and tricks? The ones that make things easier, quicker, and more effective. From ways to start fires faster to how to make a more durable shelter, knowing these tips will determine how skillful of a survivalist you are. One of those … [Read more...] about (Video) The Five Tool Rule – The Absolute Minimum a Survivalist Needs to Get Any Job Done…
Weapons are always one of the greatest assets to have with you. From defending yourself from a threat to them having additional survival uses, weapons always have your back. The problem is, you sometimes won't or can't bring your weapons with you. In that case, you don't want to be left unarmed, so you'll probably want to make your own weapons. This is especially useful if SHTF, because potential enemies and other people will be trying to get their hands on weapons too. So, you're going to make your own weapons? Well, it does save … [Read more...] about Keep These 6 Basic Things in Mind When Building Homemade Weapons (For SHTF or For Fun)
I'm sure we all like ways to combine tasks and jobs, creating less work and effort for us. And it's even better when you can do that with a single tool. That's everybody's dream item, something that can do so much in just one small piece of equipment. And we've gotten pretty far in that category, with things like swiss army knives and other multi-purpose tools. But there's still better out there. Not only is this several tools in one, but it's also a deadly weapon and would be a great asset if SHTF. It would provide plenty of … [Read more...] about (Video) Use This Russian Survival Machete to Make it Through SHTF (and Hack Through a Car Roof)
I'm sure that if any of us get into a dangerous situation, we'd feel a thousand times safer with a weapon at our side. And the first choice for nearly anybody would be a gun, because it's deadly and has long range. It can keep threats at a distance and you can get to them before they get to you. The problem is, you might not always have a gun with you. So, what happens if you're caught with your guard down, and have no gun to back you up? Well, there's always other weapons, but they're almost all only close range weapons, like knives … [Read more...] about (Video) How to Throw a Combat Knife, With No Spin
When there's danger, you're better off protecting yourself with a weapon rather than your two bare hands. And what's a better weapon than a gun? It can reach your attackers before they even get their hands on you. The thing is, toting around a gun with you could alarm some people and possibly cause trouble, depending on laws and people's views towards guns in your area. So, how do you pack heat without scaring everyone by having it out in the weapon? My friend, all you need is concealed carrying. A simple but stealthy place to hide … [Read more...] about Carrying Concealed: 5 Popular Techniques to Be Ready for Anything