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55 Preparedness Items
Modern Survival Blog ^ | 6/20/11

Posted on 06/21/2011 1:14:26 PM PDT by Kartographer

There are many survival preparedness items that you can store now, and “forget” about, which you may need later during varying degrees of an emergency. The following are 55 suggested items that you can store and have ready.

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These list are never one hundred precent, but they all have a few things different so are worth a once over. This one I not list dental needs and paper, pens and pencils. And like the lowly can opener don't for get the pencil sharpener. ;-)
1 posted on 06/21/2011 1:14:27 PM PDT by Kartographer
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To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; ...

PING!!!


2 posted on 06/21/2011 1:15:23 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer
For later
3 posted on 06/21/2011 1:19:38 PM PDT by glaseatr (Father of a Marine, Uncle of SGT Adam Estep. A Co. 2/5 Cav. KIA Thurs April 29, 2004 Baghdad Iraq)
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To: Kartographer

treadle sewing machine, spinning wheel, knitting needles, sheep.


4 posted on 06/21/2011 1:21:01 PM PDT by finnsheep
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To: Kartographer
Emergency Supplies and Food
5 posted on 06/21/2011 1:24:19 PM PDT by Free America52 (The White guys are getting pissed off. We beat Hitler Hirohito and Krushchev. Obama will be easy.)
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To: Kartographer
These list are never one hundred precent, but they all have a few things different so are worth a once over. This one I not list dental needs and paper, pens and pencils. And like the lowly can opener don't for get the pencil sharpener.

Heavens to Betsy. Thank God we won't need spellcheck or auto-correct.

Just kidding. Just having a little fun.

6 posted on 06/21/2011 1:25:09 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Kartographer

Ping for later. Curious to see how "complete" FReepers find the list.


7 posted on 06/21/2011 1:25:09 PM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: Kartographer

They left off a host of must needs. Starting with .22 and ending with the most you can handle. Not to mention cold weather gear etc. Looks like a list for apt dwellers.


8 posted on 06/21/2011 1:28:51 PM PDT by Pafreedom
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9 posted on 06/21/2011 1:31:43 PM PDT by Maverick68
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To: Kartographer
29. Bathroom towels. All sizes from hand to bath. You will be very grateful to be able to dry yourself off with something you are use to.

"A towel, it says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have. Partly it has great practical value - you can wrap it around you for warmth as you bound across the cold moons of Jaglan Beta; you can lie on it on the brilliant marble-sanded beaches of Santraginus V, inhaling the heady sea vapours; you can sleep under it beneath the stars which shine so redly on the desert world of Kakrafoon; use it to sail a mini raft down the slow heavy river Moth; wet it for use in hand-to- hand-combat; wrap it round your head to ward off noxious fumes or to avoid the gaze of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal (a mindboggingly stupid animal, it assumes that if you can't see it, it can't see you - daft as a bush, but very ravenous); you can wave your towel in emergencies as a distress signal, and of course dry yourself off with it if it still seems to be clean enough."

10 posted on 06/21/2011 1:34:34 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! Tea Party extremism is a badge of honor.)
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To: Kartographer

seems like a dumb list. most of it you dont really need imho. nice to have, yes. need to have in the apocalypse? hmm... no


11 posted on 06/21/2011 1:35:32 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: Kartographer

iPing


12 posted on 06/21/2011 1:36:01 PM PDT by Bush_Democrat (ATLAS SHRUGGED was supposed to be a warning, NOT a newspaper.)
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To: Kartographer
Lot of uses.... Lot of uses... Lot of uses.

Seems like Common Sense should be at the top of the list to figure out the uses part.

13 posted on 06/21/2011 1:37:45 PM PDT by bgill
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To: finnsheep

Land for the sheep to graze on and shears for the wool.


14 posted on 06/21/2011 1:39:03 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Kartographer

Don’t need a pencil sharpener if you have a knife.


15 posted on 06/21/2011 1:40:03 PM PDT by bgill
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To: bgill

I waste more pencil than I sharpen when I use a knife. ;-)


16 posted on 06/21/2011 1:44:23 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

In lieu of candles, I would recommend oil lamps/lanterns and stocking up on lamp oil.


17 posted on 06/21/2011 1:44:53 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Kartographer

Thanks.


18 posted on 06/21/2011 1:48:48 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: KarlInOhio

Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy!


19 posted on 06/21/2011 2:03:30 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Avoid arguments with your wife about lifting the toilet seat by simply using the sink.)
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Right now I could survive for over a year and I’m adding things every so often. The most important thing is spiritual preparation, especially in these times. Don’t be caught scrambling when tshtf, be in a position where you can lead.


20 posted on 06/21/2011 2:06:47 PM PDT by Hayride
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To: Kartographer

Got em all. I’m ready...

Apocalypse? Let’s rock..


21 posted on 06/21/2011 2:12:54 PM PDT by y6162
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To: Kartographer

My beloved grandfather taught me to cut *upwards* when using a knife to sharpen a pencil. Never seemed to work for me....


22 posted on 06/21/2011 2:34:05 PM PDT by squarebarb
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To: Kartographer

Ping for later


23 posted on 06/21/2011 2:36:06 PM PDT by RavenATB ("Destroy the family and you destroy the country!" ~Vladimir Lenin)
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27. Paper plates, plastic eating utensils, disposaable drinking glasses and cups. IF you can store enough, excellent way to save your soap supplies by not having to wash the dishes.

Dumb. They would take more space than the soap to wash dishes. More likely you would be conserving water.

LEFT OFF...BLEACH, which is in my top 5.

24 posted on 06/21/2011 3:32:36 PM PDT by Hugin ("A man'll usually tell you his bad intentions if you listen and let yourself hear it"--- Open Range)
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To: Hugin

I prefer Calcium hypochlorite much much longer shelf life than liquid bleach and a small amount goes a very long way.

http://stealthsurvival.blogspot.com/2008/09/preppin-101-part-two-water-purification.html


25 posted on 06/21/2011 6:19:27 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

bkmk4l8r


26 posted on 06/21/2011 8:15:42 PM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: Joe 6-pack

actually better than lamps that use oil and smoke like a blaze, I’d recommend lanterns that are hand cranked.


27 posted on 06/21/2011 8:54:46 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Kartographer
I prefer Calcium hypochlorite ...

Absolutely. Calcium hypochlorite is the first thing any prepper should acquire in my book.

Also, I recommend Googling 'bleach +"white vinegar" '

(For the newbie, you can make your own bleach by adding a tiny amount of calcium hypochlorite to water)

CAUTION: Calcium hypochlorite should be stored and handled with care. Anyone obtaining it should research it thoroughly.

28 posted on 06/21/2011 9:01:36 PM PDT by The Duke
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To: reformedliberal

If you haven’t already it’s time to prepare. You needed to be stocking up on food guns, ammo, basic household supplies like soap, papergoods, cleaning supplies, good sturdy clothes including extra socks, underwear and extra shoes and boots, a extra couple changes of oil and filters for your car, tools, things you buy everyday start buying two and put one up.

If you are just starting or an old hand at prepping I like to recomend that you look over my Preparedness Manual which you can down load at:

http://www.tomeaker.com/kart/preparedness1i.pdf

I think that we are at the very least in for a collapse much like that of Argentina’s ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yerKMQc7-w&feature=grec_index), but as a armed society with a very large entitlement minded population our collapse will be much more violent and I see many many small business wiped out by flash mob looting, and large scale violence (look at what happened just this past Memorial Day weekend)and then there is this is going on in Chicago:”Emanuel said he spoke with McCarthy over the weekend and again this morning about the situation. The mayor said the city’s reputation as a safe place to work and shop downtown is being endangered by the thuggery. Many of the attacks are happening near the biggest tourist and shopping attractions in the city.

But, CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, the problem of mob attacks downtown is much bigger than the weekend beatings, according to beat cops who wanted to remain anonymous.”

And it’s not just Chicago most major big ‘Blue’ cities are increasingly reporting such flash mobs and gang muggings.

I see what I call ‘Pocket Pogroms’ taking place in many big ‘Blue’ cities and if you aren’t a “0bamamites’ yute” it’s going to get Reginald Denny bad for you very quickly.

As the LDS say “When the emergency is upon us the time for preparedness has past.”

Or as the bible says: A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.
NIV Proverbs 22:3

And a little something for those who do not believe:
“Chance favors the prepared mind.”-Louis Pasteur


29 posted on 06/21/2011 10:00:58 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

I don’t worry about shelf life, because I use it. I just keep extra on hand, and it’s only a dollar a gallon anyway. And at 1-2 drops per pint you can purify a lot of water with a gallon.


30 posted on 06/22/2011 12:32:26 AM PDT by Hugin ("A man'll usually tell you his bad intentions if you listen and let yourself hear it"--- Open Range)
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