Category: Heating

COOKING: Build a better, improved concrete block rocket stove from recycled or salvaged materials

Source: survivalcommonsense.com By: Leon Pantenburg Posted on: April 30th, 2014 [ In the aftermath of a disaster, such as a tornado, purifying drinking water may be a priority. The quickest, safest method could be boiling. Here’s how to make an effective stove out of salvaged materials. The tornado (or some other natural disaster) passed, and you’re thankful to […]

SKILLS: How to start a fire

Source: inchsurvival.com By: whitewolf Posted on: December 17, 2012 Fire for Survival To build a fire, it helps to understand the basic principles of a fire. Fuel (in a nongaseous state) does not burn directly. When you apply heat to a fuel, it produces a gas. This gas, combined with oxygen in the air, burns.Understanding the concept of […]

GEAR: Survival Situation? 5 Items to Include in Your Prepper Car Kit

Source: edthatmatters.com By: Todd Sepulveda Posted on: April 4th, 2014 Todd’s Note: This guest post discusses keeping and maintaining a car kit.  This is a good idea for every vehicle that you own.  After reading these ideas, what would you add?  What do you carry in your vehicle? You’ve done the research, made a plan and stocked up on […]

SURVIVAL: 2 Winter Systems You Need To Make It To Your Retreat… Alive

Source: americanpreppersnetwork.com By: Adrienne Posted on: March 27, 2014 But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter…” –Matthew 24:20 It is the prepper’s sum of all fears: a cold weather winter bugout. Heading for the hills in reasonably comfortable weather will be difficult enough, but add the threat of hypothermia, frostbite and the mental strain […]

GEAR: Things To Keep In Your Car Kit

Source: spacecoastpreppers.com By: Ken Jorgustin Posted on: July 23, 2013 What’s in your car kit? Please put together a simple backpack car kit to keep in your vehicle for an emergency. If you are like most other people, you probably spend a fair amount of time driving in your car. While it may seem like you could easily […]

TIPS: Winter Storm Tips … Preparing and Surviving

Source: canadianpreppersnetwork.com Guest Post by Lee Flynn WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014 Frigid cold is sweeping across the nation, and in some areas the cold weather, snow and freezing rain are so bad that people simply cannot leave their homes. And from the looks of things, the storm is only going toget worse. Whether it is this […]

PREPS: How to Store Fuel Properly

Written by The Ready Store Fuel is one of the most important things that you can use in an emergency. Whether it powers a car, generator, or stove; you’ll need to make sure that your fuel is ready for when you need it. Handle all fuels with care. Remember that all of these could light at […]