About Us

About Us

Practical Preppers offers unique and innovative approaches for sustainable living. We are passionate about developing water and solar systems that meet our customers’ needs. We also sell a variety of products in every category of sustainability and preparedness so that customers can have everything they need all in one place. 

Sustainable Water Solutions

We develop sustainable water systems for customers including solar-powered well pumps, irrigation, spring development and more. We work on both commercial and residential properties.

Sustainable Energy Solutions

Whether the goal is to lower your power bill or go completely off grid, we help thousands of customers develop sustainable energy systems for their home/business. From the designing stages to the final installation, we've got you covered.

Preparedness Plans

We help customers develop their preparedness plans in order to be ready and equipped for emergency situations. We advise customers in areas of water, food storage, power, shelter, communication, medical, and more!

Where Do We Work?

We work in all parts of the continental United States. We give consultations and design systems via Google Earth and travel nationwide for solar and water installations. 

About Scott Hunt

Scott Hunt is the owner of Practical Preppers LLC and an expert on sustainable living. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York (1992). Scott is a sustainable living design engineer specializing in off-grid water and energy systems. Many people know him as Engineer775 on his popular youtube channel.

“As a Prepper I strive towards self sufficiency, energy efficiency, alternative energy, conservation and helping others do the same.” – Scott Hunt

Experience

  • Owner of Practical Preppers LLC.
  • Sustainable living Design Engineer 
  • Conference Speaker
  • Retreat Design Consultant
  • National Geographic Consultant
  • 10 yrs as a Product Development Engineer with Michelin Tire Corporation 1992-2002
  • Manager of a cow/calf operation 1995- Present
  • Experienced homesteader
  • Welding and metal fabricator-Employed by Kinetic Sculptor George Rickey 1988- 1992
  • Machine operator of all kinds related to construction, machining and farming.
  • Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Pickens 2001-2011
  • Successful YouTuber (Engineer775)
  • Owner of Practical Preppers LLC.
  • Sustainable living Design Engineer 
  • Conference Speaker
  • Retreat Design Consultant
  • National Geographic Consultant
  • 10 yrs as a Product Development Engineer with Michelin Tire Corporation 1992-2002
  • Manager of a cow/calf operation 1995- Present
  • Experienced homesteader
  • Welding and metal fabricator-Employed by Kinetic Sculptor George Rickey 1988- 1992
  • Machine operator of all kinds related to construction, machining and farming.
  • Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Pickens 2001-2011
  • Successful YouTuber (Engineer775)

Our Approach

Our passion is learning more and more about enjoying our homes and living independently, while keeping costs as low as possible. Most investigations involve hands-on research. There are lots of inventions that, when we read about them, seem to offer inventive and economic approaches to common preparedness problems. Too frequently, the neat idea is lost in poor execution. We seek to keep our customers from dealing with such surprises. This principle extends to all of the products we recommend to our customers. We have installed and tested every product we might recommend.

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