Water has always been one of man's best friends (take that, canines). Without it, most other resources don't matter, because we'll be dead in a couple of days anyways. It keeps us alive and well, not to mention we use it for lots of other things too, like cooling and sanitation. I'd go as far to say it's the most important resource, although without a doubt it's at least tied for first place. And right now in our comfortable homes or wherever we live, we've worked out some kind of simple water source, usually a pipeline. And just like … [Read more...] about (Video) Check Out This Amazing DIY Water Purification System! No Bacteria, No Germs, No Diseases, Just Clean Water!
If you're a prepper, you definitely need to stock up on durable items that have a long shelf life. Unfortunately, other than taking people's word for something, it's pretty hard to figure out how long something lasts at first.While some things in the store may have expiration dates, others could last even longer with the right preparations, there's just no way to tell at first. If you were curious about those, or even the effects of what happens to buried objects (if you plan on burying things or storing them in the ground), then you … [Read more...] about (Video) Man Dug Up His Bug-Out Cache After A Year Of Being Buried..See What Happened To His Supplies!
Many survival and SHTF websites nowadays mainly cover other man-made threats, such as criminal acts, civil unrest, or terrorism. And while those are possible, they greatly depend on where you live. They might be very common, or nearly impossible to happen. The thing is, to be fully and properly prepared, we've got to be ready for anything. And that especially means one of the most universal threats around: natural disasters. They could happen to anybody anywhere, and make for pretty bad results. In lots of places, they're actually more of … [Read more...] about Earthquakes Could Easily Happen Anytime… So Be Prepared With This Portable Earthquake Urban Survival Kit!
Sometimes, things can go south. Whether we like to admit or not, as much as we learn, train, and prep, there's always at least a small chance that a situation won't go our way. And if things ever do go wrong, then they get bad. I'm talking about how we could lose all of our shelter, defense, or advantageous points. Not to mention we'd lose lots of our resources, and probably several of our tools as well. Definitely not the ideal scenario. That being said, desperate times call for desperate measures. If we're losing everything we've … [Read more...] about (Video) Don’t Throw Away Those Old Wire Coat Hangers! Here’s 20 Genius Ways to Reuse Them if SHTF
In any survival or SHTF situation, there are several items we undervalue and don't realize how useful they are until it's too late. One of these unexpected things you might need is some kind of rope or cordage. As soon as say it, your mind starts racing through ideas to use it, such as climbing things, tying supplies down, holding things shut, and keeping structures and shelters together. The only thing is, it needs the prompt first, as with lots of other items. So, let's say you find yourself in a situation where you could really do … [Read more...] about (Video) Prepping Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive..Here’s How to Make DIY Cordage From a Household Item
In a SHTF scenario, an EMP occurring is quite possible. In fact, that's probably one of the most guaranteed thing to happen in any SHTF situation. And we all know what an EMP causes: all technology failing in the area. Yes, it might be a bit of a scary thought, but it's very possible. And that doesn't just mean that your house's electricity will fail. All lighting, machinery, and communications devices will malfunction. And one of those failures we tend to overlook is that vehicles will fail. We can't really avoid this problem if it's … [Read more...] about (Video) Guy Builds Ultimate Bug-Out Bicycle in Case of EMP..the Finished Product is Incredible!
When you think of survival tools, the first things that come to mind are either utility knives like swiss army knives and spetsnaz machetes, or different kinds of bulky construction tools, like saws or axes. And that makes sense, because those are some of those most important tools to have in your arsenal. However, there are other tools that are also pretty darn important, but you probably don't think of often. This might be a shock to you, but one of those tools is none other than a simple shovel. It might seem like a useless idea in … [Read more...] about (Video) Every Prepper Needs a Good Quality Shovel. Here’s One That’s Actually 8 Survival Tools in 1
In survival and SHTF situations, various heat sources and machinery require fuel, mainly things like ovens, barbecues, and heaters. These are incredibly important to keeping yourself alive and functioning, so that also makes their fuel important. And while certain things take lots of very specific fuel, like one certain brand or type, others offer a very broad selection to choose from. These fuels can greatly affect performance of the item, so it's important to know what requires which type, and what works better for each item. One … [Read more...] about Propane or Kerosene? Read This Guide to Find Out Which is Better for Heating & Long-Term Survival
When it comes to prepping for SHTF, a lot of the time we visualize these emergencies with at least a bit of warning in mind. However, there are always surprise situations, and I'm not just talking about some problem that shows up out of nowhere. I'm talking about a situation happening in your sleep. Unfortunately, it could always happen because the best time to catch people off guard is at night in the dark. And since we spend a whole lot of our lives asleep, the chances of this happening aren't as far-fetched as we like to … [Read more...] about We Spend About 1/3 of our Lives Asleep. In Case SHTF While Sleeping, Keep These Critical Items Close
We all have a lot of prepping ready for most SHTF situations. And that's good, because this increases our survival chances tenfold, at least. Seems like a foolproof plan, right? Unfortunately, wrong.While prepping is great, and can help with survival, it doesn't make you invincible. There's one thing about prepping that could ruin everything. This problem lurks in the shadows of almost any prep plan out there, and it's not exactly easy to stop. It's incredibly important you learn what this flaw is, because then you'll be able to learn … [Read more...] about The Shocking Major Issue Hiding Beneath Most Every SHTF Plan