Posts in category Scavenging

Hidden Water Sources At Home…

What if I don’t have enough stored water, and run out when I need it? If supplies run low, never ration drinking water. Drink the amount you need today, and try to find more for tomorrow. You can minimize the amount of water your body needs by reducing your activity level.   Hidden Water Sources […]

Crazy (but true) places to find food ...

So, what happens during an extended disaster or a total collapse of society? Eventually, your freeze-dried food and canned goods will run out. You’ll have a tough time getting all the essential amino acids your body needs from plant-based protein sources alone. It’s not impossible, but the volume of plant-based protein you’ll need to consume will […]

Uses For Less-Than-Trophy Antlers

A freezer full of venison is a beautiful thing as deer season winds down, but what do you do with all the “leftovers”? Hides can be tanned, organs can become dog food, and sinew can be dried, but what about smaller antlers that you might not want to turn into a mount? Here are five […]

Toilet paper substitutes…

While not the most pleasant topic in survival circles, it is one that cannot be denied. Just like a phone..when nature calls, you will answer it! lol -Sand and water. This option is a great one on a river trip or near a lake, and it is the most thorough of the ten options, but […]

Things to nick from your hotel stay

Things to nick from your hotel stay… (But you didn’t hear it from me) Soap Bars While most homesteaders and some preppers know how to make soap, it’s always great to collect these small bars for hard times. Keeping yourself, eating utensils or medical items clean is really important. Packaged soap can also be a […]

Escape and Evade in hostile territori...

One of the fundamentals taught throughout the military is the certainty of failure and the unexpected consequences for miscellaneous variables. When disaster strikes and not everything went according to plan, evasion may be your only option. You will need to immediately vacate the area covering great distances in a relatively short amount of time. Before […]

Scavenging and Using Various Lawn Mow...

In a bad situation dumpster diving and scavenging may become more than just something that is frowned upon by do-gooders an the powers that be. The fine art of scavenging may become a necessary part of everyday survival. Gear, materials, and equipment will be abandoned, because it simply does not work, or because people cannot […]