Category Archive: Survival Gear

DIY Ham Radio Power Supply for SHTF

The DIY Ham Radio Power Supply for SHTF is basically a backup communication system. In another words, you can call it a portable radio system for communication. There are certain items to consider when planning a setup of the DIY Ham Radio Power Supply for SHTF unit. This can be found in the likes of …

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How To Setup A Hopi Bird Snare

The beauty of a Hopi bird snare, just like in most other things, lies in their simplicity. Hopi snares are extremely effective when it comes to trapping small prey, mostly birds. The basic working mechanism of the Hopi bird snare is a slipknot meant to trap animal by snaring their feet. Given its effectiveness in …

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Apache Foot Trap (A Survival Trap)

The trap starts at 9:25. Attention: This should never be used for anything other than during a survival situation. Always trap responsibly. Clearly mark traps so humans will know they are there and to beware. You are responsible for your own actions…not me. Use common sense and do not harm your fellow humans or unintentional animals.

How to Make a Paracord Fishing Lure

A quick tip on making a paracord fishing lure. Keep a couple fish hooks in your survival pack and this could help save your life, or just a fun project with the kids. * Supplies Needed For Lure: – 550 Paracord (3″ per lure, any color) – 1 Fish Hook (size 6-8 preferable) – Scissors …

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Make a $4 Emergency Biomass Stove From Concrete Blocks

     In the aftermath of a disaster, purifying drinking water will be a priority. The quickest, safest method could be boiling. This biomass stove only requires four concrete blocks, a tin can with both ends cut out and a gas stove eyelet top. The completed stove is sturdy enough to hold a several-gallon container of …

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DIY Tandoor Oven – Very Cheap

These kinds of ovens are used throughout the Middle East, India, Pakistan, and even parts of Central Asia and China. They can be large, permanent structures ensconced in a kitchen or outdoor area, or they can be smaller, portable ovens that can be carried from place to place. Based on Nick Collins’ flower-pot tandoor; this …

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DIY Truck Tent

An easy truck tent for the back of a Ford ranger, using pvc and a tarp…  

How To Make A Wood Gas Stove – Compact & Efficient!

How to make a wood gasifier stove. A highly efficient, compact, and portable wood burning stove that uses natural materials for it’s fuel source, eliminating the need to pack in extra fuel when hiking or backpacking. This tried and true design has many variations, and it’s capabilities can easily extend beyond a cheap and lightweight …

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The Sling Bow – How to Build Your Own

The sling bow is for use as a hunting weapon in a survival situation or minimalist camping loadout. It is small and light weight, but still has the ability to use regular arrows. While it is most realistic for smaller game, with practice (and patience to get close enough) it would be possible to take …

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Simple Ant Control Solutions

There are two simple tricks that you can use to control an ant problem. Both are equally lethal, don’t contain harmful chemicals and simply involve mixing common household items together. Even if you don’t have an ant problem now, this may change once you are in a survival situation. Learn these tricks today so that …

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