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 build a Homemade Gravity fed ,Drip Waste Oil Heater for your Garage . Really Efficient…..Good heat.This video shows the build of a gravity fed, drip waste oil burner .This is the one of the simplest design for maximum heat and flexibility .The concept behind this burner is that Oil does not burn, but the fumes it gives off when the oil is boiling.The deeper the pan the harder is it to maintain an efficient boil.A cast iron pan maintains the higher temperature the best and does not threaten to burn through.The secondary holes in the vertical pipe are where the actual burn is occurring.The materials needed for this build are Air compressor tank,Pan that has been burnt for about one and half hour,Oil, like motor oil,Flamer,Chimney pipe (with length of about ten feet).This setup creates a lot of carbon in and around the burning chamber, but does not smoke at all.It will run about 400-500 degree Celsius (at the base) at under or up-to 1L per hour
- DIY Video : How to build an Awesome WaterJet Cutter at Home for Dirt Cheap .Build The Ultimate Cutting ToolThis video shows the build of a $100K worth WaterJet Cutter for about $200 using a cheap pressure washer.Waterjet is the ultimate machine tool, no matter the application.This is because its a Cold Cutting Process which means no heat or stress is imparted into your cut materials.Also you can take the part directly off of the cutting table, no secondary finishing required.Also it eliminates slag deformation and dross waste – unfortunate effects found in plasma and laser cutting processes.
- DIY Video: How to build a Simple Emergency Survival Waste Oil Candle from Old Nail Polish BottleIn a survival situation, having light and warmth can mean the difference between merely surviving and actually thriving.Emergency lighting is important to consider if you want to be well prepared. You have more choices than ever when it comes to inexpensive and easy to use lighting.Instead of throwing away your used frying oil, save it for an oil lamp, the old fashioned kind that doesn’t use kerosene or petroleum-based lamp oil.This Video shows the build of a Homemade Emergency Survival Vegetable Oil Candle from an Old Nail Polish Bottle.