Survival

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFDad may earn a small commission at NO additional cost to you. Did you know that many foods in your pantry can double up as all natural antibiotics in case of an emergency? While the media may […]

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Unless you’re living in the middle of the desert, there is a very good chance that the natural habitat around your home is abundantly stocked with wild foods just waiting to be harvested. Here’s a look at foraging wild edibles: learn about the most popular foods you can forage. What Is Foraging? Foraging is the […]

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The use of radioactive material for energy generation, military purposes and medicine has become internationally prevalent over the past decades. While being inherently dangerous, the destructive potential of radioactive material is realized only when it is taken out of a controlled environment as may occur following an accidental or intentional nuclear reactor meltdown, a radiological […]

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In these uncertain times it is imperative to be prepared to bug out on foot if need be. Your bug out bag contents could mean the difference between staying alive or not. We all know the basics one should have for survival; a knife (check our Arthos Fixed Blade Survival Knife review here), fire starter, means to make potable water and […]

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Camping is always fun, however for one to be a survivalist they will require various camping tips to ensure they survive unscathed. These tips will range from keeping warm and how to waterproof your tent among others. Here are some of the tips that a survivalist will require to keep warm during camping. Tips on […]

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When it comes to charring materials into tinder, cotton, wool and punk wood work extremely well. But that’s a very limited amount of material. Sometimes it may not be viable to rip apart our t-shirts and sometimes we can’t find punk wood or other suitable firewood to get a fire going. So, what else can you […]

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So, you find yourself stranded in the wilderness. You are not sure where you are, or if anybody is searching for you.  You start to look around and wonder what you should do to stay alive until a rescue party finds you. While it looks impressive to see survivalists build elaborate shelters or hunt for […]

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When you are planning for a SHTF situation, the goal is to have everything accounted for. You’ve likely double- and triple-checked your bug-out bag. You’ve got a plan for where to go and how to build a shelter. You’ve probably got everything you need to make a fire to stay warm, sanitize water, and cook […]

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When disasters strike, and not just any disaster but something huge that can spell catastrophe, there will be an onset of chaos at the aftermath. The faint of heart will not survive the initial outbreak of looting and fighting. This is especially true in urban areas. The countryside is more vast, and survival can depend […]

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The 1911 platform is perhaps one of the best performers out of the factory – and that holds true for the 1911 you proudly built at home, because your build relied on the same gold standards. With that said, there are some critical things you can do once you finish your build. These 3 best […]

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