Duct Tape And A Knife – All You Need For An Open Wound Emergency! (Video)

 

Ever been on a hike, took a fall and needed a quick fix for an open wound?  If you’re prepared, it doesn’t have to be life threatening.  Leon from Survival Common Sense shows you how a steri-strip or butterfly bandage can be created using just a knife and duct tape. This is a stop gap measure to be sure, but if you have an open wound it could make the difference between a fast recovery and a serious infection.

Go to the next page now to see Leon’s simple technique for creating a butterfly bandage:

How To Make A Rocket Stove Out Of A Log (Video)

 

Rocket stoves are good to have around in an emergency.  But if you don’t have the time or materials to build one, a regular old log can become the perfect rocket stove.  Our friend John, the Intense Angler, shows you how easy it is to make one using a log that has only a 6“diameter.

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How To Easily Make Smoke Signal Flares (Video)

 

While most people don’t think of signal flares as a priority for their camping gear or bug out bag, there may be times when having a signal flare could save your life.  In this video from Grant Thompson, the King of Random, you’ll see how easy it is to make them at home.

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Did You Know You Already Own The Best Fire Starter Ever And You’re Throwing It Away? (Video)

 

Fire starters are an essential part of camping gear.  And if you do any kind of emergency planning you know that having a good supply of fire starters just makes good sense.  If you look at the cost of ready-made fire starters they can get pricey.  While there are lots of DIYs out there to make them cheaply at home, this one from our friend the Crazy Russian Hacker, has to win our award for the best idea because he shows you how something that you normally throw away is the best fire starter you can use.

See his not so crazy idea here:

Did You Know You Already Own The Best Fire Starter Ever And You’re Throwing It Away? (Video)

If You Have 2 Flower Pots, Sand And Water, You Can Make A Refrigerator! (Video)

 

Did you know there is a non-electrical refrigeration device that was invented over 2,500 years ago?  It’s called a Zeer Pot.  Using a combination of clay flower pots, sand and water, desertsun02 shows you his version of a Zeer Pot which you can make that could keep things anywhere from 30° to 40° F cooler than the outside temperature.  If you or someone in your family is on a medication that must be refrigerated this could be a life saver if you are without power.

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If You Were Without Power For 3 Days Could You Feed Your Family? Here’s How To Be Sure You Can! (Video)

 

Emergency preparedness is not a fun topic but when it comes to taking care of your family in an emergency, you need to be sure you can care for them come whatever may.

In September of 2008 Hurricane Ike’s winds traveled up from the southern coastline of the US well into the Midwest.  Living in the Midwest over 800 miles from Louisiana, we never thought we could be hit by a hurricane.  And, we never dreamed we would be without electricity for an entire week because of it and neither did the 8 million other people who also were without electricity because of it.

That’s why I’m sharing this great video from Barbara Brown of Oklahoma State University.  Barbara shows you how simple it is to create an emergency food kit that will feed your family for 3 days in an emergency.

See how to take care of your family here:

If You Were Without Power For 3 Days Could You Feed Your Family? Here’s How To Be Sure You Can! (Video)

For Less Than $20 You Can Make Your Own Distilled Water (Video)

 

If you’ve ever wondered how to make your own distilled water you’ll be surprised at how easy it is to do.  In this short video desertsun02 shows you how he made a simple water distiller using a tea kettle and about $20 in parts purchased from Home Depot.  While he shows this being done on a kitchen stove, this could easily be done on an emergency rocket stove.

Watch this short, smart video here:

For Less Than $20 You Can Make Your Own Distilled Water (Video)

If You Have 4 Concrete Blocks You Own An Emergency Rocket Stove! (Videos)

 

Did you know that with just 4 concrete blocks you can make a rocket stove that’s simple to build?  Sometimes in emergency situations having clean water to drink becomes critical to survival.  Once you see how to build this easy to assemble rocket stove from desertsun02 you can be assured that you’ll be able to have safe drinking water.

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In An Emergency These Soda Can Hacks Could Save Your Life! (Video)

 

Who knew that so many helpful things could be made out of soda cans?  You’ll never blithely toss away a soda can after you see this great video from the SensiblePrepper.  In this video he shows you 8 different ways that you can make a soda can or parts of it into things that could save your life in an emergency.

Watch these clever ideas here:

In An Emergency These Soda Can Hacks Could Save Your Life! (Video)

No Power? No Can Opener? Use This Little Trick To Open Any Can! (Video)

 

Did you know that even without a can opener, you can open any can?  Now, if you have no electricity or no can opener, you’ll always be able to open a can.  Our friend, the CrazyRussianHacker shows you how easily you can do this.  You’ll have to use a little elbow grease but if you need to feed yourself or your family in an emergency, you’ll be glad you know this tip.

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If You Drive In Snow And Cold You Need These Emergency Prep Tips! (Video)

 

If you drive in cold weather, you need to be prepared for an emergency.  As climate changes create more erratic weather patterns, we here in North America are experiencing winter storms that are colder, faster moving and unpredictable.  That’s why I’m sharing this great video from the SensiblePrepper on what to keep in your car to be safe during a snow or cold weather travel emergency.

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If You Drive In Snow And Cold You Need These Emergency Prep Tips! (Video)

Did You Know Trick Birthday Candles Could Help You Start A Fire In An Emergency? (Video)

 

You’ve seen those fun little birthday candles that you can never blow out.  You blow them out and a few seconds later they relight.  But did you ever think that they could be helpful in an emergency?  Our friend, the Crazy Russian Hacker shows how valuable these are to start a fire when it’s windy.

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Did You Know Trick Birthday Candles Could Help You In An Emergency? (Video)

If You Have A Chewing Gum Wrapper And A Battery You Can Start A Fire In A Second! (Video)

 

Did you know that you can start a fire if you have a foil gum wrapper and a battery?  Grant Thompson “The King of Random” shows you how you can start a fire in a second or so with just these 2 things.  You may have to experiment with this a few times to perfect your technique but even so it’s a good thing to know in a survival situation.

Watch this short, cool video here:

If You Have A Chewing Gum Wrapper And A Battery You Can Start A Fire In A Second! (Video)

Not Sure That Battery Is Good? Here’s a Great Way To Check – No Meter Required! (Video)

 

If you have batteries lying around that you don’t want to throw away because you think they may be good, but you can’t find your test meter, you’ll really like this simple little test that gives you a quick answer.  Lee Hite has created a fun video that explains the test and then he explains why it works.

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Did You Know That You Can Easily Cut A Rope Even If You Don’t Have A Scissors Or Knife? (Video)

 

Need to cut a rope but don’t have a knife or scissors?  By using just the friction of one piece of rope against the other, our friend Dave Hax shows you that you can easily cut a rope quickly.  And that rope can be cut to a precise length as well.  You have to see how easy this is.

Watch this clever, short video here:

Did You Know That You Can Easily Cut A Rope Even If You Don’t Have A Scissors Or Knife? (Video)