7 Ways to Quickly and Easily Fortify Your Home

Here’s a question most of us don’t think about until it’s too late: Would your house be properly protected if a SHTF scenario were to happen tomorrow? No, we don’t mean do you know how to use all of your weapons, although that is important. What we’re talking about is the level of protection that exists between the inside of your house and the potential intruder who is on the outside. If your answer to the first question is “No,” how long would it take you to get your home ready for a SHTF crisis? Many of the tips we’re […]

Top 6 Ideas to Creating Survival Shelters in the Wild

This awesome post was written by our friend Alex Park at AuthorizedBoots, Inc. For more awesome survival content like this, visit his great site here.  Survival experts have long known about an idea called the Rule of Threes. It says that humans will die after 3 minutes with no air, 3 days without water, or 3 weeks of going without food. At least, those are the most commonly known rules. Many people forget that you can die in three hours without shelter, as long as the environment is harsh enough. You may not think the weather in your area is harsh enough to kill […]

Top 10 Survival Myths That Are Actually True!

If you’re a regular here at The Patriot Caller, you know that we just love to call BS on the so-called “advice” that frequently gets passed around the campfire, water cooler, or often the inbox. So much of what we think we know about survival — classics such as sucking out snake venom, cauterizing wounds, and drinking water from a cactus — are basically completely bogus or worse. Much of this survival folklore is actually dangerous. Well, what about the survival tips that only sound unbelievable, yet they in fact incredibly useful? There are almost as many of these hard to […]

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7 Things Billionaire Preppers Don’t Want You to Know

Preppers come from all socioeconomic backgrounds, so it shouldn’t be surprising to learn that some of the rich and famous are just as concerned as the rest of us about what will happen when the SHTF. Just like they do with almost everything else in life, however, millionaires and billionaires have found a way to make their version of prepping an exclusive activity that is not open to the middle class. RELATED: How to Build a Mortgage-Free Cabin on a Budget [Under $5K] This type of snobbery might get them somewhere today, but their money will become worthless during an […]

30 Survival Uses for Duct Tape

We all know that duct tape is the mother of all “handyman hacks.” Its uses are basically endless, ranging from basic repairs, to DIY duct tape wallets, all the way to making a duct tape tuxedo. For peppers, however, tuxedos are low on the list. Instead, those interested in the art of self-reliance need to be aware of all of the SHTF benefits that are associated with stashing a few rolls of this durable tape in their bug out bag. RELATED: How to Escape Duct Tape Handcuffs The reality is that you won’t want to deal with an apocalyptic situation without […]

Top 6 Shells for Shooting Down Pesky Drones

Drones are a highly contentious invention for many reasons, so it is no wonder that many people are concerned about how to protect themselves and their family from potential spies. Whether it is your neighbor trying to get a peek at your food stash or the government infringing upon your rights by collecting data about your movements, the odds are high that most drones will not be merely innocently flying above you. So what can you do to ensure your privacy is secured? Some people have begun taking matters into their own hands by shooting drones out of the sky. […]

7 Ways to Prepare Your Dog for a SHTF Crisis Event

Approximately 80 million American households currently include at least 1 dog, and this could become especially advantageous after the SHTF. Having your own personal “K9 Special Forces Unit” will provide you with powerful advantages during an apocalyptic situation. For example, dogs are typically good at guarding their property, and they are also loyal toward their owner. Additionally, a dog will keep you company, which is a good way to stave off the mental health issues that can develop when someone becomes isolated from society. RELATED: Top 5 Guard Dog Breeds [CHECKLIST] BUT, they have to survive the SHTF crisis, and be healthy. […]

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10 Crazy Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

Most people have hydrogen peroxide on hand for sanitization purposes, but it actually has a long list of functions. Due to this, every prepper and homesteader should have at least one bottle of hydrogen peroxide available at all times, and it would be wise to stock up before the SHTF. To help ensure that you are getting the most out of this highly useful substance, we have complied a list of some of the top ways to utilize hydrogen peroxide, both right now and after an emergency situation.

How to Open a Can in 30 Seconds Without a Can Opener [No Tools Required]

One of the fundamentals of any SHTF crisis plan is, of course, an emergency food stockpile. Of all of the stockpiles we’ve seen over the years, 99.99% of them include canned food. The vast majority of those with a self-reliance mindset do think of the obvious need for a manual can opener. However, it’s the type of detail that can easily fall through the cracks, or break, or get misplaced… In the event that you need to open a can without an opener, in an emergency or even on a camping trip, there are basically two types of methods: The […]

The Oddest Things That Need to Be in Your Bug Out Bag

Your bug out bag has been assembled, and it contains all of the basics: non-perishable food, a gun, bullets, a first aid kit, etc. You’re all set, right? Wrong! Basic supplies are a great starting point, but there is much more to consider. For example, your bag should have some safety pins attached to it because they can be used in a wide variety of situations. Additionally, it is important to consider allocating some of your precious bug out bag space to some unusual items that could really come in handy after the SHTF. RELATED: Top 50 Items to Stockpile […]