There's always a chance that someone could break into your house or invade your home, causing damage, harm, taking things, and possibly worse. Any kind of unwanted guest in your house is a bad thing and will most likely cause problems, so you want to be able to avoid those problems, with either keeping threats out or eliminating them as they've entered. And while there several ways you could go about doing either of those things, one of the most common and simple ways to do it is use guns. They're a pretty foolproof method of self … [Read more...] about How to Hide Guns Around the House in Plain Sight
Guns & Weapons
In a SHTF situation, you always need self defense and protection. That's basically a given fact, considering without it you'd be dead pretty fast most likely. And as usual, our bodies aren't tanks, so we could use a little combat boost now and again: weapons. They keep enemies away and allow you to fight back, so what's not to like? Well, unfortunately they aren't all over the place, scattered around the ground. They're pretty rare and hard to find, especially when something bad happens and they begin to be in high demand. So, chances … [Read more...] about 3 Different Kinds of Bows For SHTF..Use This Pros and Cons List to Find Out Which is the Right Fit
When things go south, it's never a bad idea to know your way around a gun. Especially when SHTF, during a terrorist attack, in the middle of some crime, or while riots are going on, you'll want to be able to scare others off or fully defend yourself and stop attackers if need be. And while anyone who knows to operate a gun can show you the simplest of basics, like aiming, firing, and reloading, there are other tips out there that could greatly improve your skill. Things that are basic as well, but not commonly taught and could prove … [Read more...] about (Video) Gun Fighting Techniques: Skills From a Master Gunman Every Survivalist Needs For SHTF
Self-defense is important both everyday and in a survival or SHTF situation. Terrorists, criminals, looters, rioters and the like could all pose a giant threat to you, and a surefire way to neutralize that threat is to fight back and protect yourself. And a way to boost your chances of surviving and winning is the use of weapons, which I'm sure we all do anyways. However, that doesn't mean we should only count on them. You never know when you may not have your "old reliable" with you, no matter what it is. Regardless if it's broken, … [Read more...] about (Video) Guy Cuts Open a Cell Phone Charger..What He Makes With it? I Didn’t See That Coming!
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!
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…