Category Archive: Free Survival Gear

Urban Altoids EDC Tin (v2.1)

Start small. Building an expansive 72 Hour Bug Out Bag Survival Kit can take many hours and can be expensive. A popular challenge within the survival community is to build a small and thorough Survival Kit using an ALTOIDS CANDY TIN. Far from an exact science, this survival kit was modified to suit what we …

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Bicycle Generator with Construction Plans

  Uploaded on Aug 31, 2009 For Construction Plans visit:… Here is a look at the bicycle generator I built this summer to use in my physics classroom. The funding for this project was made possible by a grant from the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation.  

Canning – a must have prepper shtf skill

Canning is really one step beyond cooking. It is a method that applies heat to food in a closed glass home canning jar to stop the natural spoilage that would otherwise take place, and removes air from the jar to create a seal.  Canning provides a shelf life typically ranging from one to five years, …

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The Top 5 Ultimate Medicinal Herbs For Your Bug Out Bag

Medicinal herbs are among the most useful items for preppers. First aid and health care are among the most essential needs for human survival. But what if you couldn’t run to the store for your supplies any longer? I rely pretty heavily on my medicine cabinet to help me deal with everyday aches, pains, and everything …

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How to Make 3000+ Calorie DIY Survival Food Ration Bars (per batch)

Have you ever had those Datrex or Mainstay Emergency food ration bars? If so, you may have realized that they aren’t the best of survival rations for taste but they will keep you alive. Nuff said. And hard tack? Yikes! You may as well be eating a brick.   Also note that according to the original article …

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Making and using a Bow Drill

When I was learning to make fire using the bow drill I browsed the internet for information, I found that there are quite a few websites out there that have articles about the bow drill, but I felt there was never enough information. Each person has their own tips and specialist knowledge around the subject …

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