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Homemade Survival Equipment : Cell Phone


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Commentary:  When the SHTF, odds are communication is going to be the first thing to go out of commission, but before you  toss your iPhone, you might want to take a look at this article and see how you can re-purpose your cellphone into a multifaceted survival tool.

Whether in a boat, on a plane, traveling through Africa, taking a road trip, or backpacking the Rockies, our cell phone has become a regular piece of Every Day Carry (EDC).  I think it’s pretty safe to say that we will probably have our cell phone with us if ever faced with a tragic survival situation.  It’s also not hard to imagine that it might not be working.  Regardless of the reason, a broken or busted cell phone is STILL an amazing collection of pieces and parts that, with a little insight and creativity, can be used to help meet a surprising number of basic survival needs.  How do I know this?  I busted open a handful of cell phones to find out.


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