Certain jobs need certain tools. Check out this article from our friends over at 4Patriots that runs down 12 self-reliance tools you should own. Be sure to get your hands on them BEFORE the SHTF — or you might be SOL.
In a natural disaster or other emergency, you are pretty much on your own. You can’t always depend on local police or fire personnel to come save the day. So as you’re preparing — purchasing supplies and gear — you should also consider taking classes in one or more of these four skill sets.
Today, I discuss a few types of survival gear you can find great deals on at military surplus stores. If you’re prepping on a budget, these stores are a great place to start.