Category Archives: Prepper Tools

Noise and Light in a Survival Situation: How to Stay Hidden

Noise and Light in a Survival Situation: How to Stay Hidden I cannot explain how important this is for the average prepper and survivalist to understand. These disciplines of light are just crucial. For many preppers the idea of traveling and moving at night is not foreign. Still, without training in light discipline you could …

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56 Essential Items for A New Homesteader

56 Essential Items for A New Homesteader Starting a new homestead, especially as someone who has been living in the city the whole life, takes a huge amount of courage. It’s not easy, mentally and physically. But that’s not the only thing you need. Realistically, you’ll also need tools, equipment, and supplies to help you live …

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Serrated Vs Straight Edge Knives

Serrated Vs Straight Edge Knives The serrated edge knife is an indispensable tool in your knife collection. It may sound trivial to the average survivalist but nothing cuts a garden fresh tomato better than a sharp serrated knife. If you are baking fresh bread the serrated knife is great on that as well. I think a …

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Why Drones Could Save Your Life When The SHTF

Why Drones Could Save Your Life When The SHTF The drones are shrinking. They are becoming smaller and smaller yet more and more effective. I have taken a serious interest in drones and the types of benefits they can bring to my preparedness plans. I think its something you should consider, too. Just from the …

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Summer Family Prepping Activities

Summer Family Prepping Activities Each season offers unique opportunities for learning and practicing survival skills. Summer time is usually filled with outdoor activities anyway, why not add in some fun activities that also add to your survival knowledge. It’s a great way to discreetly hide ‘survival lessons’ by playing games instead! That trip to the …

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Beyond SOS: Learning Morse Code

Beyond SOS: Learning Morse Code Morse Code is one of those things that many people in the civilized world consider to be outdated and not worth knowing. If they even know what it is in the first place! The truth is, though it may be “old” and we have updated and faster ways of communicating, …

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Dutch Oven Cooking – Mastering the Basics

Dutch Oven Cooking – Mastering the Basics I’ve been carrying my Dutch oven in my car for a few years now and I can’t imagine a camping trip without it. My Dutch oven is one of my essential pieces of equipment and I’ve used it extensively. To avoid burning your food and cook delicious meals …

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Is Your Prepper’s Nightstand Equipped for Survival?

Is Your Prepper’s Nightstand Equipped for Survival? We are so vulnerable when we sleep. I don’t sleep well and I never have. When I am truly exhausted and I hit one of those 4-5 hour blocks of sleep I often feel pretty refreshed but I also think about what happened while deep in my subconscious …

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The Every Day Carry Bag aka EDC

The Every Day Carry Bag aka EDC There are numerous articles written on this topic and most of them claim to be the end all, be all of Every Day Carry bags (also calls an EDC bag). Do a Google search and you will get literally thousands of hits from multiple companies who are eager …

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10 Ways To Save Money Raising Chickens

10 Ways To Save Money Raising Chicken Of the many benefits that come along with raising chickens, there are a number that can actually effect your wallet. Chickens cost you feed, bedding and the occasional meds for keeping your flock as well as other rare costs. For the most part they are such a giving …

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A Beginner’s Guide To Making Soap at Home

A Beginner’s Guide To Making Soap at Home When you talk about dealing with a survival situation it’s the small things that get you through. This article is offering up a skill that can really freshen things up. Depending on how you feel about survival you may scoff at the idea of homemade soap. you …

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Tax Free Emergency Preparedness Supplies – Here’s how!

Tax-Free Emergency Preparedness Supplies – Here’s how! It’s always surprising to find out how few people are taking advantage of what I call the preppers tax cut. I don’t know the full scope of how it hits nationally but I know many states in the Union participate in tax-free weekends for emergency preparedness. This is …

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How to Make a Log Splitter – Kindling Splitter

How to Make a Log Splitter – Kindling Splitter The minds of regular Americans never cease to amaze me. There are people innovating on a daily basis and their products or ideas just never make it to Amazon. When I look at this article about building a log splitter from rebar I am again reminded …

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WSHTF – When Shit Hits the Fan

WSHTF – When Shit Hits the Fan At some point, the world is going to end. There are several possible ways it could happen, and each way has a timeline associated with it. We checked out some theories and narrowed down the time frames for these. While a world-ending event is inevitable, it is not …

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How to Protect Yourself from Robbers

How to Protect Yourself from Robbers When I think of a criminal and particularly a robber There are two things that come to mind. One is desperation. Someone must be pretty desperate if they are going to put themselves at risk to rob someone. The other thing is justification. In order for someone to hurt …

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Spring Cleaning for Preppers

Spring Cleaning for Preppers In prepping there are several villains that look to stifle your success. These are pre-collapse challenges that simply have to be dealt with. One of the biggest for the average American is space. We all need more of it. In this article, the author offers up some great ideas for de-cluttering …

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Spring Family Prepping Activities

Spring Family Prepping Activities Each season offers unique opportunities for learning and practicing survival skills. Prepping activities is something that can be done by the whole family and easily turned into a game. The children may not understand that having a race to break down your tent and get it stowed away is actually practicing …

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12 Strange and Creative Camping Tents

12 Strange and Creative Camping Tents Check out these 12 strange and creative camping tents and see how the other half want to camp! 😉 The name says it all…. Some are just plain crazy but I can see some that would be really handy and cool to have. This post is just to see whats …

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How To Tie a Shemagh (also known as Yashmag, Gutrah, Shmag and Keffiyeh)

How To Tie A Shemagh The Shemagh (pronounced “Schmog”) originated in the Middle East to protect the inhabitants from dust and sun. It is approximately 42″ x 42″. It has been adopted by military forces all over the world as a standard issue garment because of its sheer functionality. The every day uses, and uses …

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Hackers Takeover Dallas, Texas Emergency Alert System: Activate Siren Network

Hackers Takeover Dallas, Texas Emergency Alert System: Activate Siren Network Information or intel whatever you want to call it these articles are very important. We are ushering in an age of incredible technology. Its terrifying to consider just how much of this world will be exposed when we are all fully integrated and susceptible to …

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30 Smart Ways to Reuse Things That You Usually Throw Away

30 Smart Ways to Reuse Things That You Usually Throw Away This article is a great resource for old methods. It’s really like a time machine as the author pulls much of the information from his grandparents and their actions. The article covers a variety material types both organic and inorganic. We are kings of the …

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3 Methods For Handling Human Waste After A Disaster

3 Methods For Handling Human Waste After A Disaster Human waste is a touch topic, to begin with. It’s one of the more dangerous substances that will pile up over time in a post-disaster world. Human waste is highly infectious and can contaminate water sources and even growing lands. Most of the worst bacterial illnesses …

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Foot Fungus Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Foot Fungus Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention I was never much a fan of boots till about 5 years ago. It was not really having a reason to wear them and being ignorant to the benefits. Of course, it didn’t take long for me to fall in love with the boots as lifestyle and goals began …

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NSC Report: 17% Drop in Unintentional Gun Deaths

NSC Report: 17% Drop in Unintentional Gun Deaths We will always have a fight on our hands. Defending the second amendment will be our war and it will carry on for generations to come. Much of it has to do with a person’s unwillingness to understand guns and how they work. Many people have irrational fears …

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34 Primitive Survival Skills All Survivalist Should Know

34 Primitive Survival Skills All Survivalist Should Know Humans have existed for hundreds of thousands of year and our ancestors have moved from places to places to find a home. It is without any doubt that they possess an incredible willpower and a repertoire of survival skills. The latter, unfortunately, was forgotten over the course. …

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