Skills & Knowledge

Learn to Pick Handcuffs: 6 Effective Methods Break Free!

There may come a time where it might be very handy for you to know how to open a set of handcuffs. 

Learning to Pick Handcuffs is not as intuitive as you think it is.

So having a learning tool to help you visualize the inner workings is essential.

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  6 Methods to Pick Handcuffs
      1. Use Clear Cuff
      2. Making a Key
      3. Using a Shim
  Alternative Handcuff Options
      4. Duct Tape
      5. Zip Ties
      6. Saw Method
  Want to Cheat?
  Want to Practise?

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How To Make (& Use) a DIY Camo Ghillie Blanket in 6 Steps

A ghillie suit can be the perfect camouflage for one person.

But what if you have multiple people, like children?

What if you need to be able to make your family melt into your surroundings fast, leaving no trace?

Knowing that this is a must-have in your survival pack.  Will you buy or DIY a ghillie blanket?


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Ghillie Blanket!
How to Make A Ghillie Blanket
How to Use A Ghillie Blanket
The Best Ghillie Blankets
    1. Red Rock Outdoor Gear- Ghillie Blanket Woodland Camouflage
    2. Beavertail Blanket 3D Concealment Blanket
    3. Beavertail Chisel Plowed Field Beaver Blanket
    4. LOOGU Camo Netting
    5. Ghillie Suits Ghillie Blanket
    6. Southland Archery Supply Outdoor Camping Woodland Camo Netting

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16 SHTF Essential Hygiene Products for Max Comfort

Survival is our main concern during tough times, but after that, what will be the next step to keep in mind?

Hygiene after SHTF, or after a natural disaster will be important to stop the spread of illness and disease.

It can also provide a measure of relaxation and normalcy in a strange, tense time.

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Hygiene after SHTF or a natural disaster
Feminine Hygiene Products for SHTF
    Maxi Pads
    Female Urination Device

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4 Ways to Practice Lock Picking: Build Your Survival Skill

In a survival situation, you’ll need to open things that may not belong to you.

Do you know how to pick a lock?

The skill of lock picking can be a lifesaver.

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  1) Sharpen your Lock Picking Skills with CutAway Locks
    A. Bend a Paperclip
    B. Shaping the Paperclip
    C. Picking the Lock
  2) Lock Pick Sets:
  4) How To Bypass A Lock Using A Credit Card
  5) How to Pick a Lock Using a Credit Card
  6) Disclaimer

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Best Knot Tying Books & Games for Kids Fun Learning

Children’s minds are like sponges. Show them something, or teach them something while young and they’ll have it for life.

An important skill that children should be taught is knot tying.

Doesn’t it make sense to give them knowledge that will come in handy almost every day of their life?

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Budget Ham Radio: Cheap & Reliable Emergency Comms

Everyone who is prepping should be concerned about communications for a post-SHTF scenario.

After the SHTF it’s too late to decide that you want to learn about HAM communications.

We know money is tight, so how can you get experience with Ham Radio?

By reading up on our budget ham radio recommendations that focus on the BaoFeng UV-5R and the TYT UFV1.

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A Brief Overview of Ham Radios
Budget Ham Radio – BaoFeng UV-5R
BaoFeng Accessories
Budget Ham Radio – TYT TH-UVF1
Other Budget Ham Radios Worthwhile to Check Out
    1) BaoFeng BF-F8HP 8-Watt Dual Band Two-Way Radio
    2) Yaesu FT-60R Dual Band 5W VHF/UHF Amateur Radio
    3) TYT MD-380 DMR Digital Radio
Reasons to Invest in a Reliable Ham Radio

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