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Prepper's Survival Hacks : 50 DIY Projects for Lifesaving Gear, Gadgets and Kits (Paperback) (Jim Cobb)
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Ingenious tips, tricks, and techniques for turning ordinary objects into survival gearWhen a catastrophic event knocks out power, water, and other vital services, an entirely new set of tools and supplies will become vital for day-to-day survival. This book teaches readers how to improvise solutions for the scarcities, deficiencies, and dangers that will arise in a worst-case scenario. No one worries about lighting a fire until a flood kills the furnace and leaving everything in the house soaking wet. Suddenly, lighting a fire can mean the difference between life and death.Prepper's Survival Hacks explains how to overcome this hurdle with some dryer lint and a few plastic fast-food straws. Featuring over 400 step-by-step photo instructions, this book offers a wide range of these creative ideas for transforming cheap and widely available items into lifesaving gear; including how to boil water for drinking using only an Altoids tin, alcohol, and vermiculite; how to catch fish using PVC pipe; and even a way to defend against intruders using the author's recipe for homemade pepper spray.
For days rain drenches the town, knocking out power and turning the streets into rivers. Everything is wet. Only a few savvy citizens would be able to build a life-saving fire without matches or a lighter.The Prepper's Survival Hacks teaches readers the ingenious tips and tricks to getting ready for the worst-case scenario. What can anyone do with a couple of plastic fast-food straws and dryer lint? Combine them into a 100 percent waterproof and incredibly easy to use fire starter. How about a few wooden boards and an old storm window? Build a cold frame that can extend fruit and vegetable growing season months after the harvest. Packed with simple, straightforward DIY projects, well-known prepping author, Jim Cobb, shows readers how to turn everyday objects and junk into life-saving tools. For example, who knew the lowly Altoids tin, is a prepper's best friend? Renowned for its durability and inexpensive price, the tin can quickly become a handy, pocket survival kit or even a small alcohol stove capable of bringing water to a boil in a pinch. The ingenious prepper contraptions are presented with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions that any reader can use to create a killer home survival kit.
Number of Pages: 131.0
Sub-Genre: Personal + Practical Guides
Series Title: Preppers
Author: Jim Cobb
Street Date: September 22, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-3026