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. 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 […]

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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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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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  Aside from raising your child on the values of right and wrong, parents need to consider incorporating basic survival skills into their upbringing. A lot of these skills can be accomplished by regular camping, hiking, hunting and fishing trips and some need a little more of a direct approach. Here’s my list of survival […]

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Do you have concerns about having adequate shelter for you and your loved ones in case of sudden survival situations? Is bugging out not a viable solution for your family? Maybe you wish you could have an underground bunker but the cost of ready-made solutions is just too cost prohibitive. If so then perhaps you […]

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26 Useful Hobbies that Pair Well with Prepping Prepping, while a way of life, is usually accompanied with many hobbies. Hobbies are a great way to learn new skills and have fun at the same time. A hobby can even be trying new hobbies. Take a look at the list for ideas on any new […]

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The Top 3 Survival Tools That Can Fit in Your Pocket and Go With You Anywhere   About the Author: Leighton Taylor is an outdoor enthusiast, writer, entrepreneur, and knife gawker. He occasionally writes something interesting at SurvivalKnifeExperts.com. No one wants to be caught unprepared… especially if we’re talking about a survival situation. Ideally, you’d […]

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Introducing the Hydra-Light: The Salt Water Powered Lantern & Charger! Away from the wall socket or without your charger, a rechargeable battery is no better than a disposable.  In the US alone there is over $2 Billion1 spent on dry-cell batteries each year and most of those end up in the household garbage.  Those batteries […]

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