Survivalist Training Tips and Equipment
The Poor Man’s Guide To Survival Gear

The Poor Man’s Guide To Survival Gear

  Special Note:  Obviously, an entire book could be written on this subject, which is a task beyond the scope of this article.  The purpose of the following piece is to give those with financial difficulty a foothold on prepping without added pain.  It is meant to be a starting point, not a compendium. A ...

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Browning DIY Butcher Kit

Browning DIY Butcher Kit

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and it’s time to get yourself some REAL Knives to carve that Turkey with.  Oh, and now you will be able to field dress and butcher any game you can think of as well! The 8-piece kit arrives in a black nylon tool roll and includes the following knives and implements: ...

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9 Survival Foods That Won’t go Bad.

9 Survival Foods That Won’t go Bad.

When stocking your pantry, it's a good idea to include plenty of items that you don't have to worry about spoiling.  Here is a list of 9 items that when stored properly will last almost indefinitely. Honey:  Pure honey is absolutely delicious and never goes bad. You may notice it may crystalize or change ...

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Survival Bow Making Instructions

Survival Bow Making Instructions

How to Make a Quickie Bow from a Sapling By Jason Knight The following bow making instructions will help you construct an effective bow in a relatively short amount of time. A quickie bow is a fast-made bow for immediate use in a survival situation. It is carved from a sapling or branch of a tree. The ...

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How to make Pemmican – The Ultimate Survival Super-Food

How to make Pemmican – The Ultimate Survival Super-Food

Invented by the natives of North America, pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers. These people spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time. Pemmican was light, ...

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8 Common Mistakes of Wilderness Survival

8 Common Mistakes of Wilderness Survival

1.  No Shelter This is a two fold mistake that will cost you your life in a Wilderness Survival Situation.  The first fold of this mistake is not having a proper shelter with you, the second fold is not having the knowledge to build a shelter from nature’s tools which are all around you.  When talking about ...

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10 Non-Power Tools You Need

10 Non-Power Tools You Need

When things go bad, your handy power tools will be pretty much useless, so you better stock your supplies with these tools. 1. Cross-cut saw:  Very few people today have tried to cut through a large tree with a handsaw, and with good reason.  Branches, yes, but trunks, never.  Now imagine a SHTF situation where you ...

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How to Make Logs from Newspaper

How to Make Logs from Newspaper

Want to find a good way to make use of all those newspapers?  Plain newspaper won't burn very long, but when you make them into logs they will burn much longer. Step 1: Soak the Newspaper The first thing you need to do is soak the newspaper it a sink or bucket. It helps to separate the newspapers into its ...

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How to Build A bucket Room Cooler

How to Build A bucket Room Cooler

When things go bad, or if you just have a nice off grid place as a retreat, keeping comfortable is important.  Here is a little tutorial to help keep you cool... Here's what you will need   A 5 Gallon Bucket and Lid with holes drilled in the side. A cooler pad (like duracool pads) cut to 33 1/2 x 13 ...

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