How To Make Fire With An EMPTY Lighter

Today,  I want to show you how to establish fire with an empty lighter and actually make a fire in a survival situation. It is one of the most important things in the wild as making a fire scares away predators, it keeps you warm in the night and it cooks your meat.  Cooking your […]

DIY Faraday Box Cage Construction for your Phone

A Faraday Box or Faraday Cage is a box lined with metal that will protect electronic devices in the very unfortunate event of an EMP or electomagnetic pulse attack. These attacks can be brought on by the detonation of a large conventional or nuclear warhead in the atmosphere well over our heads. The electrical waves […]

How to Start a Fire without Matches

how to start a fire without matches

Knowing how to start a fire is so important for essential survival skills. If you have kids, they may have asked you a time or two, “how do you start a fire?” Knowing how to start a fire without matches is genuinely high-speed/low drag. Now if you have matches stashed all over, that’s great and […]

Open Carry vs. Concealed Carry

open carry vs concealed carry

Ever wonder why more people don’t open carry today? Some would say, “Why would you”. There are many different ways of looking at the issue. But it’s something to consider even after a terrible incident as we just saw in Las Vegas a few days ago (which would not have changed considering the issue we […]

You Might be a Survivalist if……..

You Might be a Survivalist if

You might be a Survivalist/Prepper IF… – you have more food than the local Mini-Mart. – you can spout the location of every mosque, nuclear target, and possible civilian targets in a tri-state area. – your wife has to remind you to leave the college fund money alone when puchasing “stuff”. – you have more […]

Best Survival Pocket Credit Card Knife Tool Review

Best Survival Pocket Credit Card Knife Tool Review

A survival pocket knife or credit card knife as they are often called can be a very useful item to have when you need a portable sharp little knife. This folding pocket knife is about the size of a credit card (about 2mm thick) and can be stored in your wallet or just about anywhere […]

How to Make Water Safe to Drink

How to Make Water Safe to Drink

Human beings can go about a week without food but no more than a few days without water. Which is why it is so important to be able to find safe drinking water and if you can’t find it, make it! Water is also important enough that scientists believe that in order to find life […]

Hurricane Preparedness Checklist 2017 – 10 Must Have Items

Hurricane Preparedness Checklist 2017 - 10 Must Have Items

Source: Wikimedia Commons As of 9/18/17, it’s been over a week now since Irma hit Florida and we still have over 250,000 homes in the dark. Just to remind you, it’s still in the 90’s here during the day and as I write there is another storm ‘Maria’ in the Atlantic ready to strike the […]