When The Fires Burn

A UK prepping site researching, discussing and planning for the world this may become when the lights go out, chaos reigns.... and the fires burn.



How to Make 5 Emergency Candles

A quick video showing how to make 5 emergency candles out of household items (cheese wax, butter candle, tuna can oil burner, wax crayon, orange and olive oil burner).

DIY Survival Fire Starter Log

A thread on UK Preppers led me to this great video from CrazyRussianHacker on YouTube. I've seen some of his other ...

Survival Kit Using A Condor VA7 Pack Insert

A good survival kit layout using a condor VA7 pack insert. There's quite a bit of equipment in the kit and the condor VA7, which I hadn't heard of before, has a well laid out interior.

Video: Maxpedition Fatty EDC Pouch

This Maxpedition "Fatty" pouch looks very useful and this video from KnifeTex shows a nice set of gear.  I'm very tempted to add one of these pouches to my equipment list as an EDC.   I also like t...

URBAN/SUBURBAN Get Home Bag (Bail Out Bag)

A good Get Home Bag (GHB) video with a decent balance of supplies and equipment (subject to the usual US ammo requirement!)

Sawyer Mini (SP128) Water Filter Demonstration

Straightforward demo of the Sawyer Mini water filtration device.   Having researched a number of water filtration systems from bulk filters to personal 'life-straws' the one that imp...

Bushcraft Essentials Survival Stoves Review

Great video comparing three models of bushcraft stoves. All of these bushcraft models pack flat into a very compact form and slip inside a small bag for storage.  You can either use kindling...

The Best GO-BAG in the UK

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