Sandbags are an often overlooked prepping item. Why would anyone leave out on an item with so many uses? They are inexpensive, can provide expedient shelter, protect in a nuclear disaster, stops floods, and stops bullets...? More »
I set out to review the Hennessy Hammock Explorer Deluxe Asym from the aspect of a survival or bug out shelter. What I ended up with was a piece of gear that has revolutionized my bug out bag. One night in the Hennessy Hammock and you may as well just toss the old tent, you’re never going to sleep on the ground again. More »
This is a tip that everyone should know. Water may quickly become scarce in a disaster or an emergency. This quick tip will show you how to easily access a common source of fresh clean drinking water.
Here is a quick tip from the Tin Hat Ranch on how to store emergency water in your car or camping excursion without worrying the container will burst when it freezes. I’ve been asked this question several times and felt it should be answered.
What makes a good survival knife? Is the Schrade SCHF9 up to the task? Check out the video to see how what Schrade calls an “Ultimate Survival Knife”.
How many acres of forest do you need to sustainably heat your home? How many acres of land do you need to feed your family? What can a new prepper prepare for? What options do women have when SHTF? We answer all of these questions in the latest episode of Ask Tin Hat.
With story after story of the Government, the NSA, Google, and retail outlets spying and tracking you using your cell phone it is about time that someone came out with a product that can put using your cellphone on YOUR terms. Check out Signal Armor. A pouch that can silence Siri.
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Did you know that a single nuclear bomb detonated in space can destroy most electronics in the continental United States? Did you know that you can build a simple box called a Faraday Cage to protect you electronics? Join us as we explain an Electromagnetic Pulse, how it affects your electronics, and what you can do to protect them.
Here are a few interesting reads on EMP’s:
So you plan on hunting when SHTF? Guess what? That is probably not a very good primary option. The odds are stacked against you. In fact, people will quickly realize that hunting wild game is not the answer to their growling bellies. They will quickly turn to the farms and ranches as a source of “easy” to obtain food. What can farmers and ranchers do?
A few months back we took a look at the Survival Slingshot. After the video, the folks at Survival Slingshot insisted that we take a look at the Whisper Biscuit accessory and try it as a sling bow. Here is what we found:
Don’t forget to visit the folks at Survival Slingshot
UFO’s and Nuclear Missiles, Close Calls, and Targets- Conversations with a Minuteman Nuclear Missile Combat Crew Commander, Part 2
For the second part of the “Conversations with a Minuteman Nuclear Missile Combat Crew Commander” we talk to Missile Commander Mark Sundlov about various aspects of life with his hands on the fate of the world. From his most tense moment in the chair to UFO’s messing with the missiles. If you missed part 1 it is below part 2.
The Tin Hat Ranch recently traveled to the prairies of Cooperstown, ND, home of the Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile Site, to talk to Mark Sundlov a former Air Force Missile Combat Crew Commander. This multi-part series covers everything from the Minuteman missile, the silo, launch procedures, to equipment buried 50 feet below the prairie. We also talk about what it was like to train and live as a missile combat crew commander.