checklist of prepper tools

Prepper's Checklist of Tools
Survival depends on the tools in your possession

Your survival depends on the tools in your possession. Consider the tools you own
in your disaster survival. Want to add a new gadget to your preps? We've gathered
a prepper's list of tools to own.

Disaster Survival Checklist of Prepper Tools to Own:

Prepper Tools To Own #1:  Bushcraft survival tools.

  • compass (lensatic).
  • The Cammenga military precision compass is the compass to own! Eventually
    preppers want an alternate tool for navigation, and that's when the U.S.
    made Cammenga tritium lensatic compass comes into play. Built for U.S.
    fighting forces, the Cammenga is the world's leading brand of military compass.

  • Bushcraft basic knife, such as the Condor Tool.

  • Folding /collapsable Saw.

  • Tomahawk. A Tomahawk is a versatile tool used for breaching operations,
    excavation, obstacle removal, extraction, and other utility applications.

  • Machete or large cleaver.

  • Military style shovel or a Krovel.

Prepper Tools To Own #2: Defense and hunting tools.
  • rifle
  • shotgun or pistol
  • good hunting knife
  • pepper spray or (Mace)
  • Taser

Prepper Tools To Own #3: Homestead tools.
  • Axe with an axe sharpener, hatchet
  • personal hand truck (see Prepper Hand Carts)
  • buckets
  • rope, twine, wire
  • tarps
  • plow
  • shovels
  • scythe
  • rake
  • hoe
  • lawnmower/tractor
  • wheelbarrow

Prepper Tools to Own #4: Carpentry tools.
  • broad axe,
  • drill, drill bits
  • hammer
  • hacksaw, saw, circular saw, and saw horses
  • mallet
  • post hole digger
  • Precision pick and screwdriver set: You'll find the precision pick and
    screwdriver toolset imminently useful for such things as removing rubber rings
    or removing pins on electrical connectors or clips.
  • wrenches

Prepper Tools to own #4: Car Essentials
  • Tow strap
  • Jumper cables
  • Tire inflator

Prepper Tools to own #6. welding tools.
  • welder
  • cutting torch
  • grinder
  • ledge
  • volt meter

Prepper Tools to own #7: Lock picking tools.

  • Prybar and lock picking kit (for urban bushcraft)! Lock picking is a prepper
    skill as well, so at minimum get yourself a precision pick and screwdriver set,
    pictured immediate right.

  • FUBAR Demolition Bar: Your preps might include a pry bar tool. The FUBAR
    demolition bar has a precision ground chisel and prying end for ripping cutting
    and prying. It also has a second nail puller to maximize leverage. This small
    pry bar tool for your bug-out bag, will help you open doors and windows as
    well as helping you gather firewood and serve as a weapon. You won't need a
    camp hatchet!

Prepper Tools to own #8. Kitchen tools.

  • Grain mill
  • meat grinder
  • heavy-duty apple / pototo peeler
  • food strainer for canning
  • waterbath canner
  • pressure canner (see also the complete list of canning tools)

Consider these must have manual kitchen tools, which are hand powered and not
manual kitchen tools for preppers.

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