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Survival Uses for Clay Pots

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When you find yourself in a survival situation, every resource you have must be used to its maximum potential.  You will often find that the best survival items are those that have multiple purposes.  Clay pots are one of those items.  In addition to having several uses, you can even …

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35 Pioneer Skills That Will Help You Survive

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Many may equate a lifestyle lived entirely self-contained or self-sufficiently with preppers, rural communities, on farmlands, or due to location such as in the Alaskan bush.  Actually, it may be by choice to downsize, seek a healthier lifestyle, or live fully self-contained. The lifestyle of bypassing modern conveniences to be …

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Budget Guns vs. Cheap Guns

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In your quest for preparedness and survival in case of SHTF or TEOTWAWKI, undoubtedly one of the most important pieces of equipment you should have in your goody bag o’ buggin’ (AKA BOB AKA bug out bag) is a firearm. Realistically, this is a piece of equipment you should have …

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The Hidden Truth behind the Spread of Democracy

America has been spreading their brand, the newest version of “Democracy,” around the world for generations. It all sounds quite righteous doesn’t it? We all understand the meaning of the word… don’t we? The bringing to the world of a homespun version of the enviable American way of life homemade …

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14 Easy Solar Cooking Recipes

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When TSHTF, you may not be able to use your oven, but you may be able to use a solar cooker which you can either buy or make for yourself. All of the recipes shown here take at most 4 hours to make and require 10 ingredients or less. Bon …

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Critical: Ways In Which You Could You Lose Your Land

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The issues today regarding property rights are much bigger than the average person realizes these days. I have a twenty-year back ground in dealing with real property for the oil Industry. Real property is the term used for land and real estate issues of property and its ownership. This is …

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Zeroing a Scope for Long and Short Distance Shots

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Well as sure as I am that I’m writing this, I’m sure a lot of people will disagree with me, but this is how I have always zeroed my scopes and it works for me. Although I’m not a professionally trained “scope zero-er” I can still consistently hit plate sized …

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How to Make a Solar Still

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In a survival situation, water can be one of the most difficult items to obtain. Seeing as it is the most important key to surviving if one were to become lost in the wild, it is a good idea to learn ways of obtaining it. One method that you can …

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How to Build a Basic Snare with Paracord

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Practicing survival skills is the same as practicing any skill. Outcome can be influenced dramatically when you practice. When you may need certain skills to eat or stay alive in a survival situation, knowledge of the correct way and some practice beforehand can give you higher odds on being more …

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Survival Uses for Alcohol: Vodka, Whiskey, and Rum

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When writing articles about potential survival situations like SHTF or TEOTWAWKI, we need to consider the many uses of the items we will have on hand. So many things have a multitude of uses. It’s a good idea to get acquainted with them, so we can prep our stockpile accordingly. …

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Making Your Own Dog Food

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When considering the future and preparing for a SHTF situation, you will have to analyze the many problems you will be faced with and how you can best solve them. Part of this will be family members and their special needs. I will not debate the advantages vs. the disadvantages …

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DIY Solar Powered Water Heater

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Without the Sun, the Earth would just be a big dark ball of rock and ice floating through empty, desolate space. Nothing, or anyone you know, would ever have been. Nothing, or anyone, would ever be. There would be no life as we know it. Oh sure, it’s possible, maybe …

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The Best DIT Stink Bug Trap

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Ah, the aroma of cilantro floats through the air…but wait, it is not Italian tonight? That distinctive scent could be our armored little friend- the Asian stink bug. With stink bugs now in over 41 states, even Home Depot and Lowes are starting to carry special traps. On Amazon they …

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How to Slaughter a Chicken

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One of the greatest joys in life is raising your own chickens. Observing chicks grow into full chickens and roosters is something everyone should experience at least once in their life. The life cycle, once experienced, is an amazing, fascinating, and ultimately a humbling experience. Producing your own chicken meat …

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Black Powder Making for the Survivalist

Stockpiling guns and ammunition for “a rainy day” is something that a lot of people do. Tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition are nice to have tucked away, but let’s be realistic. If you really were to get into some s##t, whether it’s defending your land and homestead from …

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Improvised Batteries

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One thing that we live with in our daily life, so much that we never really even consider, is electricity. We are plugged in, turned on, and lit up. If and when we ever get to a time and place that we can’t just plug in any more, run to …

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Gun Silencers 101

Okay, first and foremost, let’s get this straight. They are suppressors, not “silencers”. They suppress the sound of the weapon being fired. They do NOT silence it (except for in Hollywood movies). Although, technically, the guy that invented them called them silencers, so I guess either/or. A good, quality suppressor …

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