As a survivalist, there’s probably a good chance that you have your basics like a knife, food and so forth. Sure, while these things are great to have in case of that disaster, did you know that a lot of gadgets out there will make preparing even easier?
Let’s take a look at six gadgets that every survivalist should have in their arsenal:
- Solar Powered Generator
As time progresses, manufactures are getting better and better at making these generators a lot smaller. While these solar-powered generators won’t power a home, they will be able to power your basic like regular batteries and small electronics. The average solar-powered generator can retail for anywhere from $200 to as much as $2,000.
- Solar Kettle
Sticking to the solar theme, a solar kettle is an amazing way to heat water anytime the sun is shining. In less than 30 minutes, this compact and portable gadget will be able to keep water hot for hours. Since it uses no fuel, there’s no need to worry about a fire or extreme heat. A good solar kettle retails for $60 to $80.
- UV Water Purification Tool
While there are a lot of water filters on the market, an instant water purifier is necessary to transform any water around you into instant drinking water. The great thing? You don’t have to worry about stocking or lugging around bulky water filters. This tool will look like a wand and will purify water is less than one to two minutes. You simply dip the wand in the water, wait the few minutes and once done, the water will be safe to drink. This tool can cost anywhere from $40 to as much as $200 depending on the brand.
- Titanium Utility Ring
This ring could possibly be the most unusual ring ever created. Crafted from titanium, this ring has a hidden assortment of tools like a bottle opener, straight plate, serrated blade and a mini saw. Basically, it’s a Leatherman tool compacted down to the size of a ring. This finely engineered tool can be worn like any other ring, but it will prepare you for any situation that may call for a sharp tool. Since each ring is customized to fit your finger, the cost is close to $400.
- Indoor Safe Propane Heater
If your heat were to fail, what other options would you have? Thanks to the “buddy” indoor-safe propane heater, this device could comfortably heat a small room on a simple propane can. This heater can heat up to 200 square feet and is approved for both indoor and outdoor use. The cost of one retails for $90 to $130.
- Shopping Bag Helmet
This is a dual-purpose bag that serves as a shopping bag and emergency helmet. Designed with a reinforced bottom, you can simply flip the bag over and turn it into an instant emergency helmet that protects you from the surrounding air.