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7 Easy Prepper Projects to Make Awesome Survival Gear

improvised survival gear

We don’t know when it will hit the fan, but we can be as ready as possible by educating ourselves and putting together our bug out bags, get home bags, and getting our vehicles ready. When it comes to the educating part, we need to learn to improvise anything from weapons to alternative ways to make fire and light.


improvised survival gear


Here is a great infographic for improving some really awesome survival gear to help you out if you find yourself stuck in a situation where you can not get to your bag or vehicle. Once you go through the infographic, be sure to keep reading, we have provided videos that show you exactly how to make the things shown in the infographic.






1. Toilet Paper Heater:


2. Non-Electric Refrigerator:


3. Simple Water Purifier:


4. Milk Jug Lamp:


5. Shortening Candle:


6. Mint Tin Stove:


If you’d like to see some great improvised weapons:

Check out Four Types of Weapons that Can Be Improvised


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  1. Gerri

    July 2, 2015 at 4:05 am

    I’m quite pleased with the inmfaortion in this one. TY!

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