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 dig your own Backyard Water Well using a simple shovel.Step by step Video Instructions.This 3 part video series shows the build of a 9ft Shallow Water Well using a shovel and other easily available materials .Considering that most disasters can cause serious disruptions in the water supply and the importance of water for survival, putting in a well is a great idea. Of all the possible sources for water, having a well on your own property is the most secure source you can have.Even so, if the grid goes down, that water could be out of your reach, if you don’t take the right precautions. There’s something that our ancestors all had on their property, which we don’t often have today. No, I’m not referencing a barn, although that would be true. I’m referring to a well.You may be able to augment your home or homestead's water supply for very little cost by digging a shallow well.
- DIY Video : How to build a DIY Pex Coil Solar Thermal Water Heater. Simple and Efficient!!This video shows the build of a Simple Pex Coil Solar Thermal Water Heater.asy DIY! No Soldering, Clamps, Crimp Rings, Glues, Unions, or that expensive crimping tool! in my design it's just 2 push-to-fit "shark-bite" connectors! (located outside of collector) and because it's all one piece of tube, the unit has no potential internal leak points.PEX is sturdy, tough and rigid. water temp rating range... 33F to 185F-200F (93°C) water! ...and if temps hit or fall below 32F (0°C) it's freeze damage resistant! it'll freeze but doesn't break. the connectors are made to last at least 25 years and pipe is rated 50+ years.
- How to build an Efficient and Inexpensive Double Barrel Garage Heater from Scrap metal.Step by step Video InstructionsThis video series shows the step by step build of a my barrel stove project without the kit.I'm building this with crap metal I have laying around the shop to avoid spending any money at all on this kit.The 2nd barrel makes the stove more efficient. With a single barrel you loose a ton of heat out of the chimney not to mention the more heat that stays within the stove means the cleaner it will burn. In my opinion the 2nd barrel is an absolute must. But yes it is warmer because you do not loose nearly as much heat.