Remember the rifle mantra from Full Metal Jacket, Kubrick’s take on the army life? Just as a rifle’s the soldier’s best friend, so’s a utility knife for the survivalist. In this article, we’re going to show you some of the best wilderness survival knives available on the market. Some of them are variations on iconic melee weapons (knives used by soldiers in hand-to-hand combat) while others were designed for wilderness survival only.
Nowadays, you can find a variety of innovatively designed water bottles which include filters and some other features which makes them ideal for preppers but not only them. If you are looking for water bottles that have a filter incorporated, LifeStraw Go may be the right option for you. I have two LifeStraw Go bottles, and I promised my readers I would do a review, once I get a little time.
Self-defense can be a controversial subject, especially if firearms are involved. It’s always in the news and drives people in different directions. Part of this topic implies armed self-protection in most cases, which may not necessarily be right for everyone. However, this decision is personal and it brings in a series of responsibilities, not to mention the morals. Today we will discuss my favorite pocket pistols.
Not having enough water when the brown stuff hits the fan is one of my greatest fears. After all, water is quite essential for all the living creatures on this planet. As preppers, we aspire to have clean water for drinking and usage when the public utilities get shut down. I for one, I’m always looking for simple and effective ways to gather and purify water. I was hyped to receive my Pressured Jerry Can Water Filter and I couldn’t wait to test it. Here is what I discovered.
AR15 is one of the most popular rifles in the United States. It is practical, extremely ergonomic and it can be one of the best weapons you can buy at the moment. Furthermore, it is reliable, easy to use and it comes in so many shapes and versions. Here you will be able to see a complete guide for the best AR15 under $1000. Even better, we will list 6 top-rated models and we will provide you with a guide for choosing the most desirable unit for your purposes. Even better, we will list 6 top-rated models and we will provide you with a guide for choosing the most desirable unit for your purposes. You can also get a proper night vision scope for your rifle to get the best out of it.
As promised a while ago, I will continue to review some of the prepping gear I own. Today, the Gerber Bear Grylls survival hatchet is in the spotlight. It is one of the best compact survival hatchets available on the market and it is considered a lifesaving aid in building a shelter and a campfire.
Nowadays, a generator is more than a convenience, and these items are no longer used sporadically like in the past. In fact, they fly off the shelves of general stores every time the media channels broadcast the “BAD forecast for this week’s weather” message. While some people know how to use a generator, the vast majority has no idea what protocols to follow and which are the generator safety rules they should implement for their household.
Most of the Preppers that I know are aware of the fact that money isn’t real. It’s an idea, a representation of something else. That two dollars in your pocket is the idea of a cup of coffee after work on Monday. However, to be able and buy the same coffee in the future for the same amount of effort, requires proper knowledge and making the right investments for you and your family. Each investment strategy fits certain needs, but for preppers, things can get much more complicated due to their belief system.
A lot of preppers and bushcraft enthusiasts have a hard time finding a place suitable to camp and practice their survival skills. A small patch of woodland to call your own is an ideal solution for most of us. However, before buying woodland, there are a few things you should really consider.
I keep telling people to save money and follow holiday sales since it’s the best time of the year to buy the stuff you need. Since buying gear for our prepping plans is not cheap, we should make smart choices. Black Friday deals are everywhere and you can buy the supplies you need or gear for a few dollars. Here are my recommendations to buy some useful items for your prepper friends.
Every family needs a tent or two for their bug out plans. Choosing the perfect tent to be used as temporary shelter during a crisis or a camping trip requires a little bit of experience. Here are my tips for choosing a survival tent for your prepping plans.
Online purchase of ammunition is gaining more popularity; gun owners can even buy bullets in bulk. While there are some controversial and legal issues surrounding online shopping for firearms and ammunition, there are benefits to buying bulk ammo online.
Almost every American has a firearm or two and we can’t imagine our lives without them. Since not every family has a “gun budget” I suggest buying a used firearm. It will help you save money for your other prepping plans. To make sure you made the right purchase pay attention to the following before buying a used firearm.