7 Must Have Tools for Preppers

My husband always says that you can never have enough tools. I guess I learned this lesson the hard way when we started renovating our home. There is a tool for almost every job and you better believe that you will need them at some time or another. This is why we focus so much time and energy on reminding people about the tools they need for a complete prep job. These tools are used often and they are very handy to have around. However they are often forgot about when it comes to prepping.

  1. Yes4All Outdoor Steel Full Tang Axe


A good ax is something that will never go out of style. This tool is great for cutting down trees or bushes. It is also a great tool for clearing your way through the woods. A good ax is something that could be used to free someone from a collapsed building as well. This ax has a protective sheath that keeps the blade from being damaged and it also has a nice spike on the other side. I would suggest using this to break ice but you could also use it for defense!

  1. 11 Function Survival Tool

11 function tool

This tool is only the size of a credit card. In fact, this tool is advertised as a survival tool that can be carried in your wallet or even placed on your key chain. It comes wit ha protective leather sheath so that you are not cut by the sharp edges. Can Opener, Knife Edge, Screwdriver, Ruler, Bottle Cap Opener, 4 Position Wrench, Butterfly Screw, Wrench, Saw Blade, Direction Anxillary Wrench, 2 Position Wrench, and Key Chain hole are the 11 essential tools you will find on this little guy.

  1. 4-in-1 Mini Folding Shovel

mini folding shovel

Have you ever found yourself in a place where you needed a bottle opener, shovel, saw, and a pick? If so then this is the tool for you. This is a foldable shovel that has a saw bade on the side, a pick on the reverse end, and a bottle opener. It is a wonderfully cool tool that I have actually used. We use this for camping and it has come in handy. The shovel is compact so it does not take up a lot of room. The great thing here is that this tool is not super expensive.

  1. Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Survival Pack

survival packThis could end up being the best 40 bucks you spend on survival tools. This kit comes with almost everything you could imagine a survival/emergency kit would need. It has the flashlight and the fire starter. It also has an abundant amount f wrenches and saws and pliers. This is a great tool for carrying in your bag or on your side while out hiking.

  1. 10-in-1 Entrenching Multitool

10-in-1 tool

This tool is another type of collapsible shovel with 10+ tools located in it or on it. This is a must have tool for hikers, campers, and even preppers. From a shovel and a hammer to the fire starter and the auto hammer. This tool has everything you could ever want in a survival tool. This should be called the zombie apocalypse tool because it is designed to handle anything.

  1. Hunting Knife with Fire Starter

hunting knife

A good knife will never go out of style. When you consider that this knife has a super sharp, serrated blade as well as a protective sheath, you have found all you will need when it comes to knives. This is a must have knife for hunting as it will wok wonders for you while cleaning your animals. This knife also has a fire starter in the handle, which makes it doubly useful.

  1. Pocket Chainsaw

pocket sawThis is a tool that every prepper needs to have. In the event that the power goes out, and it probably will, this is the kind of tool that could make you a hero. This is a pocket chainsaw that works off of the power that you supply it with. At 26 inches long this razor sharp saw will slice through downed trees and limbs. This is a manual tool that will save your life.

What are some other must have tools that you recommend to new preppers?


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About Ms. Prepper

I’m Laura P, aka, Passion Prepper, aka, Storage Prepper! I’ve been homesteading nearly all my life and prepping for the last 6 years. I strongly believe our great country of America was built on self-sufficient families like mine and yours. Politics bores me, learning new stuff, getting outside and living life thrills me.

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