Prev

Next

Gas Mask Selection Information - Need To KnowGas Mask Selection Information - Need To Know If terrorists really want to inflict the most harm, they would release bio-chem agents when people are at work or school. Most people will instinctively want to get home and they may expose themselves to more nasties in order to get there, dragging contaminants with them. It's logical if you live in a high profile metropolitan...

Read more

Making Fire With Flint/SteelMaking Fire With Flint/Steel In this method of fire-making, sparks are shaved off a piece of steel by striking it briskly with a piece of flint or other rock. In actual use, the steel is struck against the flint, since it's usually easier to do it that way. A piece of char-cloth is held against the flint (or other rock) to catch the sparks. Once a...

Read more

Putting Together Your First B.O.BPutting Together Your First B.O.B Picking your gear for your emergency bag is important. Some of the equipment out there looks really impressive but isn't all that well made. If you spend your money well and buy the right kind of gear, you should be able to make a pretty decent preparedness bag. Here are some suggestions for gear that is of good quality,...

Read more

How To Avoid EMP DamageHow To Avoid EMP Damage Here are some things you should know about EMP damage. 1.A regular lightning arrestor reacts too slowly to protect against EMP. You need one that reacts within 2 nanoseconds. Look at the specification labels on any power strip you buy. Some will match this standard. There are several [caption id="attachment_209" align="alignright"...

Read more

Making a Sand FilterMaking a Sand Filter Slow Sand Filters If you use surface water sources for household use, slow sand filtration - or more accurately biologically active filtration - may be an effective choice for water treatment. Slow sand filters can remove up to 99.99 percent of turbidity, bacteria, viruses, and Giardia lamblia cysts without the need for...

Read more

twitter

Household Composting

Category : Food

 

 

img_4260

 

 

 

 

 

All types of shredded paper are great for the compost pile, as are a number of other kitchen items which you may not have considered. Check out this list of common household items that will give your compost pile a kick…and save space in the landfill at the same time:

Continue Reading

How Asprin Water Helps Plants

Category : Equipment, General Info

aspirinAspirin is used to treat pain, fever and inflammation. While used as a drug for treating humans, it is also a tool for gardeners to fight off diseases and insects on their plants. Aspirin water can be used on outdoor plants, in gardens and on houseplants.
Continue Reading

Building a Solar Hot Water Heater

Category : Equipment, Water

hotwaterHere is a simple project that you can build out of easily available parts. Take two drums and paint them black. Build a wooden box and insulate it with sheet styrofoam about one inch thick. You can get this foam at most large “Home Do-It Centers” in 4ft. x 8ft. sheets. Paint the inside of the box black. Make a lid by building a wooden frame and insert a sheet of glass, double pane would be even better. Place the heater at an elevated site or on tower (for water pressure) and orient the glass towards the south.

Continue Reading

DIY Plastic Bucket Still for Making Spirits

Category : Equipment, Food, General Info

PrepperIdeas.com is no responsible for any damage or harm caused by incorrectly using this information or if your wife makes you sleep on the couch during the testing process. Enjoy.
The DIY Bucket Still
• It is simple to make – takes only a couple of hours to assemble.
No welding or difficult work is required.
• It is inexpensive to make.
• Odour-free when it is working.
• Does not need cooling water so it ca be used anywhere.
• Small – easy to hide away, even when it is working.
• Makes good alcohol.
• Easy to dismantle.
Does this appear too good to be true?
Continue Reading

Making Charcoal

Category : Food, General Info

Image_001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Making charcoal is surprisingly easy. But it is not something you want to do in your backyard except in small quantities. The method I describe here is what is known as the retort or indirect method. Basically, wood is placed in a container and cooked. All the volatile gases are driven off and charcoal remains. This is exactly the method used be the wood chemical industry before petrochemicals superceded it. We, however are going to use these volatile gases as fuel for the charcoal making fire.
Continue Reading

Homemade Batteries

3

Category : Equipment, General Info

BATTERIES

Learn how to build a powerful homemade water cell battery right in your own home. Research has proving that you can build a simple water cell battery, powerful enough to run a car as well as your home lighting. Although these plans are simple in design, you can provide yourself with hours of fun as well as doing complex research in this field. To recharge your battery you simply replinish the water tank with fresh water and your battery is fully charged again. Many people like to use pure water with just

a touch of Chlorine or rain water. Rain water has some acid in it.

WARNING! Although these plans talk in part about using water, some of these plans may suggest experimen- ting with Clorox bleach and liquid plumber, These chemicals are dangerous, please keep all of your experiments away from children and animals, always wear gloves and protective eye wear. Some of these experiments are not recommended for children under 18 years of age.
We are not responsible for anything, you experiment at your own risk!

NOTICE: Below is a side view drawing of large copper and aluminum plate cells, they can be any shape that you want. All I can say is, Play around with different exotic metals and you will be surprised! Zinc and copper work great!

 

 

 

 

 

Continue Reading