Practical Advice

How to Tie the Trucker’s Hitch Step by Step

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The trucker’s hitch (or power cinch, rope tackle, hay knot, harvester’s knot, dolly knot, there are many names) is the unchallenged king of tension knots. It is a compound knot (an arrangement of rope made of multiple different knots) which has the unusual feature of providing mechanical advantage, like a …

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10 Survival Tactics Used by the Military

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The prepping community is full of advice, some good and some bad. Sadly, most advice from “experts” out there, is nothing but poorly-researched garbage. There’s a lot of scam artists in the prepping community, making money off innocent people just wanting to learn to survive should a disaster strike. I …

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TACTICAL TRAINING FROM AN AUSTRALIAN SOLDIER

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Tactical training is one of the most important aspects of your prepping for a SHTF situation. Use the information in this article to start your training regime, or modify any training you may already be doing. Training should be done to build a skill level, and also to maintain that …

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How to Insulate Your Attic

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Winters can be brutal on keeping your home heated, especially for off-the-grid living. You don’t want to deplete your power bank by pumping electric-based heat into the home, only to vanish through the rooftop. To ensure you’re not wasting your time and resources, insulating your attic is completely necessary. We’re …

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How to Waterproof Your Boots

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Any hiker, naturalist, or survivalist will tell you that your boots are one of the most important tools you will have when outdoors. If a person doesn’t have adequate footwear in extreme conditions, it can be a death sentence. If you have poor footwear, your ability to move, hunt, and …

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