I'm willing to bet that every single one of us has, at some point, dealt with a big ol' hank of some kind of rope, or other cordage, that looks like this: All neat and pretty and organized, UNTIL that fateful moment when you actually have to use it, and then, no matter how OCD you may be … [Read more...] about Survival Cord and Rope Tricks
I was shopping at Big Lots yesterday and scored Halloween toy glow-sticks. When the lights go out, glow sticks are cheaper and safer than candles and allow you to function without having to burn flashlight batteries. I like that they are small and light weight. I am considering these glow-toys … [Read more...] about Glow Sticks for Your Preparedness Supplies!
I have an old pair of well-worn hiking boots that I have used for years to do my yard work in. The last time I used them, while cutting the grass, one of the original boot laces finally broke. My next door neighbor, who is an active duty Marine, was outside also. He observed me sit down on the … [Read more...] about Why You Should Use Paracord for Your Boot Laces
I have had a very frustrating last couple of weeks with can openers. My "good" $10 hand held, comfortable to operate, can opener from Wally World lasted less than 2 years - whatever happened to quality? Right in the middle of opening a can the gears stripped. Fine, I'm a prepper, I have another … [Read more...] about Why You Should Love The Humble P-38 Can Opener
Out in the wilderness, your wits aren't enough to keep you alive. Nature can be harsh and unforgiving- that's why you need everything from rope to solar fire starter survival tools if you're going to make it back in one piece. Here's a few other tools that will help you along the way. 1. The … [Read more...] about 7 Wilderness Survival Tools To Keep You Alive
For many of us survival and preparedness involve long lists of things we have......and need to get. Firearms, ammunition, knives, foods of all types, water, water filtration - the list goes n and on....and can get expensive. I got home from work yesterday and was paying some bills when I considered … [Read more...] about 8 Simple Preps To Make Survival Easier