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.
- 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.
- How to process your own Firewood by building a Cheap log spiltter made out of Scrap materialsThis 3 part Video series shows the build of a hydraulic log splitter for cheap, by salvaging parts you can build a DIY splitter that will help with processing your firewood. the Total cost was about $400 to build.I had the 6.5 hp motor from another project, I salvaged all of the metal , some of the scrap came from my work.We used our CNC plasma torch on this project and It made quick work cutting out all of the parts, But one could always free hand cut all the parts fairly easily with a torch.
- Cool DIY Video : How to run a Gasoline Engine on Waste Vegetable oil / Used Motor oil .This video shows a vegetable oil heavy fuel gasifier that I built in an attempt to fuel a gasoline engine with waste oil. Here i test this with an old lawnmower engine. In this video I use vegetable oil as fuel, but used motor oil should work as well.The other videos shows the build of a similar used motor oil gasifier that I built from an old fire extinguisher and some pipe. It works by pyrolysis.This one has an improved burner and sideways canister orientation.