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Ten Under-Rated Prepping Item
Prep-Blog ^ | 1/5/13 | Butch C.

Posted on 01/05/2013 4:20:13 PM PST by Kartographer

1. Bic Lighters
2. A Good Winter Hat
3. Bullion Cubes
4. Baby Wipes
5. Glow Sticks
6. Paper Maps
7. Paper Plates
8. Ziplock Bags
9. Tabasco Sauce
10. Duct Tape

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To: Kartographer

Got another 1 1/2 lbs of black pepper today.

People used to sacrifice their children to heathen gods to get the stuff!
It’s good in clam chowder too! Helps keep ya warm during the winter.


21 posted on 01/05/2013 5:00:49 PM PST by djf (Conservative values help the poor. Liberal values help them STAY poor!!!)
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To: JRandomFreeper
May I ask which Krill light you found the best? I would use mine for deer camp (tent) and general purposes for power outages of which we seem to have more than our share...

Oh, and which color do you suggest? Many options/configurations.

22 posted on 01/05/2013 5:02:57 PM PST by donozark (Kim Kardashian had her baby. Triplets! She named them Wilson, Spaulding and Rawlings.)
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To: Kartographer
Got all that covered except the bullion cubes.

Have a Stainless steel dinner plate insted of paper plates.

Also have a Boy Scout Field manual.

Bugout bag is nearly complete with:

Fire starter sticks in Zip-lok bags (x3 & lighters)
Teflon coated extended mess kit, roll of heavy dury alum foil, shish-ka-bob sticks, fire cook grate
X6 under clothes
Collapasable 5 gal jug
X2 thermos
Sleep sack & small pillow
Hunting knives and branch saw
Extremely thick 3’x4’ plastic bags (x5)
Pump action Shotgun and 100 various rounds
.40 cal pistol and 100 hollow point rounds
Personal grooming kit & First aid kit
4 days of canned food
Glow sticks, rope, flashlight, batteries
& much more...

My secondary bugout bag (same size) is equiped to setup a shelter and kitchen.

23 posted on 01/05/2013 5:04:18 PM PST by NYTexan
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To: beaversmom

Between ketchup & tobacco , go with tobacco .


24 posted on 01/05/2013 5:05:22 PM PST by Morris70
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To: driftdiver
I just dug mine out of my old go bag. My old 22 hour notice to deploy bag, not my tornado go bag. Turned it on. It worked.

It's been in there since before I got hurt, so that's sometime in 2009.

I originally got it back in 1998. It's been everywhere with me. They last well, or have for me.

I think I'll give it a new home in my tornado go bag.

/johnny

25 posted on 01/05/2013 5:05:32 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Gotta stay busy when the power goes out. ;)

hahahahaha! tequila works in many ways... i like it... if i feel a cold coming on, or a slight tickle in my throat, i take a shot or two... or to keep me warm... petroleum jelly is good for chapped lips/skin... removing makeup, protecting skin from the cold, as a lubricant... but i like your idea even better!

26 posted on 01/05/2013 5:05:58 PM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: webstersII
I've found them in boxes I had in storage for over 5 years, and they worked.

/johnny

27 posted on 01/05/2013 5:06:43 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Kartographer

This stuff is the greatest

Granted it's not the best PBJ by far but

It last forever

It has lots of calories

It's good for excursions as making sandwiches with it makes the bread last many days longer and they can get smushed in your pack and still be edible.

And in a pinch, the peanut portion is flammable and can be used to get a fire going

I've gone on long hiking/camping trips and only eating Goober Grape sandwiches. It would be my 1st choice for the coming zombie apocalypse.

28 posted on 01/05/2013 5:07:16 PM PST by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: Oztrich Boy

Don’t overlook a product called “BETTER THAN BOULLION”. It comes in beef, chicken, ham, turkey and vegetable flavors——that I’m aware of. I keep a jar of each on hand. Not only makes a good hot drink, but very useful in stews, soups, gravies and anything else which you might want to “kick it up a notch.”


29 posted on 01/05/2013 5:10:06 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: SatinDoll

I have them also. I use them in my bedroom with the tv on. It doesn’t light the room but is nice to have one at the tv and back wall.
Original batteries after 3 years.

It even has a waxy feel to it.


30 posted on 01/05/2013 5:11:06 PM PST by Morris70
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To: donozark
There was only one kind when I got mine, as I recall. 2 AA batteries, and green. It's not a lot of light, but it's enough to check for spiders when going to a slit trench in the dark, or to read a map. More than enough to get dressed without waking your bunkmates with a bright light.

/johnny

31 posted on 01/05/2013 5:11:50 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: dirtboy

Perfect!


32 posted on 01/05/2013 5:15:43 PM PST by carriage_hill ("I meant to say maggot, but I have a lisp.")
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To: Tucker39
Base products in jars do not have enough salt to store at room temp after being opened. Bullion cubes do, and have a much reduced moisture content over the jars of bases.

I cook with the jar stuff here at home, and used them at the restaurants, but I darn sure don't store 'em without refrigeration after they have been opened.

/johnny

33 posted on 01/05/2013 5:16:52 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Farmer Dean
Survival kit contents check.

In them you'll find:

one forty-five caliber automatic;
two boxes of ammunition;
four days' concentrated emergency rations;
one drug issue containing antibiotics, morphine, vitamin pills, pep pills, sleeping pills, tranquilizer pills;
one miniature combination Russian phrase book and Bible;
one hundred dollars in rubles;
one hundred dollars in gold;
nine packs of chewing gum;
one issue of prophylactics;
three lipsticks;
three pair of nylon stockings.

Shoot, a fella' could have a pretty good weekend in Vegas with all that stuff.

34 posted on 01/05/2013 5:17:08 PM PST by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: Kartographer

Could you put me on your ping list? Thank you!


35 posted on 01/05/2013 5:18:13 PM PST by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: Bobalu
I still hear Slim reading that every time I see the list. ;)

/johnny

36 posted on 01/05/2013 5:23:21 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Bobalu

LOL...Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb


37 posted on 01/05/2013 5:40:28 PM PST by NYTexan
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To: JRandomFreeper

Sounds good.

Thanks.


38 posted on 01/05/2013 5:42:52 PM PST by webstersII
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To: JRandomFreeper; driftdiver

I own a Krill light and it is very nice, but today I just use something like a Fenix flashlight on low, laid inside of a medicine bottle or an empty water bottle, as a diffuser.

A Fenix LD12, uses a single AA battery, and will burn on low (3-ANSI Lumens) for 97 hours.
Placed inside of a milky plastic water bottle, used for camping, or even inside of a white supermarket plastic grocery bag, it serves the same purpose of being a glow lamp.

I peel the label off and drill the proper size hole in the cap of vitamin or medicine containers, preferring the transparent brownish, medicine bottles. With a lanyard on the flashlight it makes a nice hanging lantern.

All of my led flashlight and headlights with long burn times have homemade diffusers


39 posted on 01/05/2013 5:59:12 PM PST by ansel12
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To: ansel12
Sounds like a good idea. My regular LED flashlight is plenty bright, but it wipes out my night vision. I've got a piece of red lighting gel somewhere around here, I can't believe I didn't think of using that already. Thanks.

/johnny

40 posted on 01/05/2013 6:05:55 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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