Tag Archives: diy survival tools

  • David Adams Jun 3, 2017

    Outdoor Survival Hack: Make A DIY Compass In the Wild

    Outdoor Survival Hack:  Make A DIY Compass In the Wild

    Food, water, and shelter are important during a survival situation, but today I want to talk about how to make a DIY compass. Why? Because there are tons of emergency scenarios where having a compass to navigate with can help save your life. Just last month there was a hiker in Montana who “took a… Read More

  • David Adams Apr 25, 2017

    Using Dead Fish as Survival Tools?

    Using Dead Fish as Survival Tools?

    When you hear the term “dead fish,” the next image that comes to mind is probably a trashcan. Maybe you think about food first, but it’s unlikely that anyone considers a smelly fish carcass to be a good survival tool. Well, my goal is to change all that. Believe me, I’d rather not have to… Read More

  • David Adams Apr 19, 2017

    Survival Hot Tub – How to DIY

    Survival Hot Tub – How to DIY

    Would you like to relax in a hot tub after a long day of hard work? Soaking in a hot tub seems like one of the many things you’d have to go without in a SHTF situation, but it’s actually pretty simple to build your survival hot tub. You see, while researching a recent article… Read More

  • David Adams Apr 17, 2017

    5 Cool Uses for Your Survival Knife

    5 Cool Uses for Your Survival Knife

    A good survival knife is one of the best tools to have on hand during an emergency. Too many people think that someone who chooses to carry a knife outside of the kitchen must be some kind of maniac. They assume that knives must be used as weapons simply because they can be used as… Read More

  • David Adams Apr 14, 2017

    How to Choose the Best Survival Axe

    How to Choose the Best Survival Axe

    Is the survival axe on your list of must-have gear? When it was first developed by Native American Indians, the hatchet axe had a wooden handle and a head made of stone. Over time, updates to this primitive design have made axes and hatchets much more efficient and useful tools for survival situations. Still, like… Read More

  • David Adams Mar 18, 2017

    How to Sharpen Your Knife in a Survival Situation

    How to Sharpen Your Knife in a Survival Situation

    Having a knife on hand is an absolute must during a survival situation. A good survival knife can help you catch food, build shelter, and defend yourself from attacks. Unfortunately, this use will cause the knife to go dull, which means you’ll also need a way to sharpen it. How to Sharpen Your Knife in… Read More

  • David Adams Mar 14, 2017

    7 Important Things to Remember When Bugging Out Far Away

    7 Important Things to Remember When Bugging Out Far Away

    Even though the topic is frequently discussed in the prepping community, it seems like many people have the wrong idea about bugging out. It’s one thing to work on being prepared for when SHTF, but it’s another story when people start daydreaming about living out their idealized bug out plans. To me, prepping has always… Read More

  • David Adams Feb 27, 2017

    8 Easy Uses For Bungee Cords In A Survival Situation

    8 Easy Uses For Bungee Cords In A Survival Situation

    Bungee cords have been around for a long time. Back during World War I, uses for bungee cords included adding extra suspension to aircraft and helping paratroopers land safely. Today, most people keep a few bungee cords in their garage to help secure items to their car. It’s possible you may have some in your… Read More

  • David Adams Feb 21, 2017

    Prepping Tips For Ladies

    Prepping Tips For Ladies

    Alright…I’m going to talk about something today that doesn’t get addressed too often by the prepping community…and that’s prepping tips for ladies. We don’t talk about this that often – but the fact is, once SHTF, about half of the population that gets affected is going to be women. And women have certain specific needs… Read More

  • David Adams Feb 20, 2017

    7 Amazing Uses For Wood Pallets

    7 Amazing Uses For Wood Pallets

    So this may sound weird, but one of my favorite pastimes is researching all the different survival uses for wood pallets. Now you might be wondering why I like wood pallets so much… Well, one reason is that you can get them CHEAP,  or even FREE if you know where to look (i.e: Craigslist, garage sales, Goodwill, etc.) This… Read More

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