Practical Survivalist helps survivalists/preppers reach their goal of self survival in a Grid Down/SHTF situation by proving free informational DIY type videos with which they can learn to prepared in an emergency situation.Our Intention is help each and every survival oriented individual in gaining self sufficiency and skills to live in every conditions.
- How to generate Free and Emergency hot water for your house by building a Waste Oil powered water heaterThis Video shows the build of a water heater from an old gas hot water service and converted it to run on waste oil instead of gas.The system could easily be set up in an off grid or prepper type location as it only needs a small amount of 12V power to supply the car blower I used here. The burner runs on any waste oil and is gravity fed without the need for Nozzles, pumps or compressors. As well as providing Domestic hot water, the output can also be used in a home heating system which is what I plan to set up for my home this winter.It could also be used for an outdoor shower, to heat water for animal troughs, to heat a spa or small swimming pool or other uses to replace gas or electric how water heating.
- DIY Video : How to dig your own Water Well from start to finish and save a lot of moneyThis video series shows how to dig yourselves a water well by hand from start to finish and thereby save more than 2000 to 3000 Dollars .I am using a 6" auger post hole digger available at most hardware stores. One of the hurdles to living off grid is having a clean water supply. One of the very best ways to address that issue is with your own well..Learning how to dig a well is a good lesson that every prepper should master.Even if it doesn’t come to a survival scenario, having your own water supply means that you’re basically off the grid. You’re not dependent upon third parties.
- DIY Video:How to build a simple Off Grid Electricity Generation System using Two BatteriesThis video shows many things you can run using a Simple Two Battery (90-100w) DIY Power Generation System.A solar powered electricity generation system is a great way to power many of your basic household electronics while staying completely off the grid.It allows you to run anything from a fan to a clock radio without ever tapping into the electricity grid. By simply setting up solar panels and hooking them up to a battery system, you will be able to enjoy the energy that is harnessed right from the sun.