7 Unusual and Weird Survival Tools

Today I’m sharing some really weird survival items you don’t usually think about adding in your prep kit, BOB or stash.

1. Cigarette

Tobacco can be a survival tool too. Cigarette can be used for medicinal purposes. How?

  • Cigarette can act as an anti-parasitic. How? Eating cigarette can get gut worms out of your system.
  • You can also use cigarette for relieving toothache. Cigarette can be an antiseptic and it can be a pain reliever.
  • Cigarettes can also act as tinder. You can use it to start a fire.

2. Dental Floss

We use dental floss for hygienic purpose, but did you know that you can use it for survival? Dental Floss has a lot of uses; here are some different uses of dental floss:

  • Fishing Gear
  • Tinder
  • Making a Snare
  • Cutting Food
  • Lashing a Knife

3. Steel Wool

Steel wool is not only for scrubbing pots. You can use steel wool in creating fire. All you have to do is rub the steel wool into a battery. It is easy to create a fire using steel wool because it was made up of very fine steel and a small spark can easily ignite the steel wool.

4. Duct Tape

Duct tape is a very useful tool for survival purposes, that’s why preppers love to use duct tape. Duct tape can repair just about anything like patching up a hole in your tent or in your sleeping or even torn clothing.  You can also use duct tape in making useful weapons that you can use while in the wild. You can bind a knife and a stick for defensive and hunting purposes. Here are some other uses of duct tape that can help you for your survival:

  • Build a fire
  • Waterproof your shoes
  • Use as a bandage for your wounds

5. Mini-Pry bar

You can use this tool for getting out of obstacles like opening a door when you are trapped. You can also use it for self-defense.

6. Animal Repellents

It can be used as an alternative for pepper spray. Purchasing pepper spray requires a license in many states. Unlike pepper spray you don’t need to get a license in purchasing or using animal repellents. Wasp spray can be used as a defensive tool when you are being attacked. You can also use it from a longer range which makes a good distance from you and your attacker. Halt Dog Repellent can be used to daze or confuse your attacker so you can easily escape from your attacker.

7. Aspirin

Aspirin is useful for preppers too. Aspirin can be used in:

  • Soothing insect bites.
  • Keeping your heart healthy
  • Making pesticide
  • Easing sore throat
  • Mitigates Toothaches

Do you have other unusual or downright weird items that can be used in a survival scenario> Feel free to let us know in the comments.

1 Comment

  1. philip sailrs on December 6, 2014 at 4:10 am

    4 frito in a tin can llight on fire instant heat

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