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The ULTIMATE checklist for emergency preparedness supplies
http://learnhowtobeprepared.com ^ | 11/5/11 | Joshua

Posted on 11/05/2011 9:22:53 PM PDT by Kartographer

Survival guides, check lists, things to get at the store. It seems like everyone has a checklist, for your 72 hour kit for your car for your food. But all these checklists are all over the internet. I wanted to create a concise list in one place, for a long time I have been reading everyone else’s lists and, With all this information I have compiled a master list..

I used my own lists + lists from other websites..

I am going to present this list a little different than most lists..

With a multimedia experience. When are thinking about our emergency supplies for the first time, often we look at our camping supplies as a place to start, emergencies may force us to leave our homes or to live with out modern convinces for a long duration of time. It makes sense that we start with our camping gear. What will make your emergency list different from your camping list will be decided by what kind of emergencies or events you are preparing for and how those events will affect you in their duration. Also I think that my perspective on emergency preparedness is very much more about long term sustainability then it is just dealing with the short term event. So many of my long term preparations would really be considered homesteading and my short term skills may be more considered bushcraft When you make you plan there are some really important things to think about..

(Excerpt) Read more at learnhowtobeprepared.com ...


TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: beprepared; getreadyhereitcomes; preparedness; preparenow; prepperping; preppers; selfreliance; shtf; survival; survivalism; survivalping

1 posted on 11/05/2011 9:22:54 PM PDT by Kartographer
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To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; ...

Preppers Ping!


2 posted on 11/05/2011 9:23:33 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

We are on the edge. Everyday there is a new story about the ‘Yutes’ who grow more restless everyday and when you add the fact that because of the economy people are already on edge it won’t take much to set things off.

Reminds me of one of my favorite quotes:

“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Siege of AR-558 (#7.8)” (1998)
Quark: Let me tell you something about Hew-mons, Nephew. They’re a wonderful, friendly people, as long as their bellies are full and their holosuites are working. But take away their creature comforts, deprive them of food, sleep, sonic showers, put their lives in jeopardy over an extended period of time and those same friendly, intelligent, wonderful people... will become as nasty and as violent as the most bloodthirsty Klingon. You don’t believe me? Look at those faces. Look in their eyes.

Today we have ‘yutes’ who roam our streets who are with out morals, without respect for law or life itself. They will look are you with the same ‘doll eyes’ a shark does before he eats you and they will feel no more compassion than the shark does.

That will be the test of many. Most preppers I know are Christian people and they will hesitate to do what they might have to do to stop the ‘yutes’. On the other hand the ‘yutes’ won’t think twice nor lose a minute of sleep, in fact they will smile and laugh about it.

For those who are just starting or are old hands at prepping you may find my Preparedness Manual helpfull. You can download it at:

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

For those of you who haven’t started already it’s time to prepare almost past time maybe. 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 like to read more about what SHTF in Bosnia was like take a look at this post on Bosnia War Survivor Selco’s post:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2798007/posts

“There is no greater disaster than to underestimate danger. Underestimation can be fatal.”

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


3 posted on 11/05/2011 9:24:06 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

Check. Ok, I'm done...

4 posted on 11/05/2011 9:24:32 PM PDT by stormer
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To: Kartographer

Thanks, Kartographer.


5 posted on 11/05/2011 9:25:06 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Kartographer

6 posted on 11/05/2011 9:25:50 PM PDT by FReepaholic (Stupidity is not a crime, so you're free to go.)
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To: Kartographer

All the preppers have gone to the earthquake post:)


7 posted on 11/05/2011 9:45:06 PM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: Kartographer

In the pantry video.... does anyone know where can I get the can racks that hold the can horizontally and you pull one out from the bottom and the rest roll down. I think these are good for assuring rotation of the canned food, but I can’t find the racks anywhere. I made my own, but they aren’t that great.


8 posted on 11/05/2011 9:46:33 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kartographer

We are on the edge.

We are a day closer to “something” than we were yesterday

(and every day we don’t do something to get ready is a day we can’t get back)


9 posted on 11/05/2011 9:49:11 PM PDT by sawmill trash (TAXED ENOUGH ALREADY !!!!!!!)
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To: Kirkwood

Google might help.


10 posted on 11/05/2011 9:51:07 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus

I tried that as well as some other shopping sites. Didn’t find what I was looking for. I want some that are either adjustable for different size cans or else they come in different sizes. I don’t want just soup can size or coke can size. I want metal ones also.


11 posted on 11/05/2011 9:56:43 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kirkwood

Good luck.


12 posted on 11/05/2011 10:01:07 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus

I think they are sold to commercial stores. I will keep looking until I find them or someone who can custom make them. The ones I made are OK, but the cans sometimes jam up if one gets crooked in the rack because the can is dented.


13 posted on 11/05/2011 10:08:12 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kirkwood

Look under “Canned food storage racks”. Quite a lot of info. Best wishes.


14 posted on 11/05/2011 10:10:19 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Kartographer

bfl


15 posted on 11/05/2011 10:14:06 PM PDT by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: Kirkwood
ShelfReliance.com

Tell 'em Jack sent ya.

16 posted on 11/05/2011 10:17:17 PM PDT by ProfoundMan (Time to finish the Reagan Revolution! - RightyPics.com)
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To: ProfoundMan

Whoo Hoo! Thanks!! FReepers are awesome.


17 posted on 11/05/2011 10:24:18 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kartographer

Have to agree, We may just need this advice anytime RD

http:rd1938.envy.nu/RDsSurvivalTips.html


18 posted on 11/05/2011 10:25:18 PM PDT by RDRAMSEY (RDs Survival Tips)
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To: ProfoundMan; Kirkwood

FYI, you can get those ShelfReliance racks at Walmart.


19 posted on 11/05/2011 10:39:15 PM PDT by Dick Tater
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To: ProfoundMan; hiredhand

That is a good site....been listening to his podcasts for a few years.


20 posted on 11/05/2011 10:45:15 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Kirkwood

Those racks are a waste of space, imo but what do I know. To each his own. A no cost and no wasted space solution is to designate two areas be it two shelves or two cabinets or two whatevers. Area 1 is for current use and older dated items and Area 2 is for later use. Add new purchases to Area 1 when it starts getting low but remember not to use new stuff now. When the original older dated items in Area 1 are used up switch your current use to the Area 2 stash. Finish restocking 1. Rinse and repeat. It sure beats having to rotate every few months.


21 posted on 11/05/2011 10:46:07 PM PDT by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: Dick Tater

Not around here. I’m looking for the ones that hold hundreds of cans.


22 posted on 11/05/2011 10:59:01 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: bgill

You don’t know much. I was able to more than double what my pantry space holds when I went to the horizontal racks. Most flat-shelf pantries are >50% empty space to allow you to reach into the back. Storing cans horizontally means you can more than double what a shelf can hold and food rotation is automatic.


23 posted on 11/05/2011 11:04:35 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kartographer

Don’t forget a 22LR the most useful weapon of all. You can buy years worth of ammo now for a small investment. They are accurate, and will bring down all small game, wild and domestic (If the SHTF there won’t be much big game to be found after a few weeks). Though they are not the best choice for home defense after the SHTF, the bad guys will be unable to get bullets in a short time, while you have thousands. And if it makes you feel better have a big bore around for that purpose. Nuff said on that.
And if you have to flee, the report does not carry far, giving away your position. And all members of the family can use it.


24 posted on 11/05/2011 11:16:01 PM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: Kartographer

Thanks. Marking as a great prepper source.


25 posted on 11/06/2011 4:37:30 AM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: NavyCanDo

>>...Though they are not the best choice for home defense ...<<

Prob more accurate to say, “for first-shot stops, rimfire isn’t the best choice.” Even with that in mind, I think the most “deadly” calibers (admittedly dated info) from FBI stats back in the 80’s was .22/.25, which accounted for more homicides nationwide. Though, that may not hold true today.

Point being, I don’t know anyone who likes being shot, even just a “little bit”. From a .22 up to .50 BMG, folks tend to alter priorities when bullets are hitting any part of them (think more than CQB range).

But, I wouldn’t discount the ability of a .22 to keep a bad-guy(s) from getting too close. Generally speaking, even dirt-bags don’t want to get gut-shot with a .22. It’s a “problem” no-one wants to have, especially in a post SHTF environment when med-care is not just a phone-call away.

Rimfire is (relatively) dirt-cheap. I’d recommend it as the first gun to get. The cheapest marlin semi-auto rifle is plenty accurate and seems to shoot just as accurate whether they are dirty or clean. You can get that marlin model-60 rifle and 1000 rounds with 2 hundred-dollar bills and have about $10 left over -and- you can tote all those rounds in your jeans pockets if you *have* to. What’s not to like?


26 posted on 11/06/2011 5:16:47 AM PST by jaydee770
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To: Kirkwood

YMMV.


27 posted on 11/06/2011 5:51:30 AM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: Kirkwood

check Walmut online.

I have seen them in the store in Utah , but not back east


28 posted on 11/06/2011 6:31:20 AM PST by phockthis
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To: sawmill trash
After The Collapse – Who Will Your Neighbors Be?
29 posted on 11/06/2011 7:18:02 AM PST by blam
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To: Kirkwood
Do It Yourself: How to Build a Canned Food Storage Unit


30 posted on 11/06/2011 9:10:08 AM PST by Iron Munro ('We do have tough gun laws in Massachusetts; I support them.' -- Mitt Romney)
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To: jaydee770; NavyCanDo
You can get that marlin model-60 rifle and 1000 rounds with 2 hundred-dollar bills and have about $10 left over

Good advice.

In addition to defense in a SHTF scenario the .22 will be the everyday rifle for bringing in small game.

When looking for a .22 rifle don't overlook the local pawn shops.

Good, functional used Marlin model 60 semi-autos can be found almost everywhere and they go at prices from $40- $60 and up. They are so common and inexpensive you can buy an extra one just for a spare or to cannibalize for parts.

The model 60 is probably the most popular .22 of its type in the world and for good reasons.

They are priced right, reliable and parts are plentiful.

Over the years there have been some changes to the design so it pays to know a little bit about them if you look for an older model.

Read up on them here: Marlin Model 60

Ammunition is about $20 for 500 rounds at Walmart. At that price you can afford to lay in enough for your own use and some to barter.


31 posted on 11/06/2011 9:34:19 AM PST by Iron Munro ('We do have tough gun laws in Massachusetts; I support them.' -- Mitt Romney)
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To: Iron Munro

You can obtain the Mossberg Plinkster for around $120, and you can order extra magazines and even 25 round magazines for that little rifle, which has an action based upon the same system in the Marlin Model 60. The value of the plinkster is the reloadable speed over the Marlin Model sixty tubular feed system. Of course, there is a tubular sotrage/reload system for the Marlin tube-fed rifle, which makes it possible to keep 120 rounds at the ready and nearly as quick to reload as a separate magazing system.


32 posted on 11/06/2011 9:38:38 AM PST by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: MHGinTN; NavyCanDo; jaydee770
You can obtain the Mossberg Plinkster for around $120, and you can order extra magazines and even 25 round magazines for that little rifle, which has an action based upon the same system in the Marlin Model 60.

Yep, the Plinklster is a fine little rifle as well.

Dick's Sporting Goods usually has them on sale in the winter. I picked a up Model 702 for my boy two years ago for $89.

Spare 10 round magazines (made by Mossberg) are still only about $13 at Cheaper Than Dirt:

http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/13477-36.html

The Half-Pint Plinkster model 801 is a good looking great starter rifle for a youngster.

As NavyCanDo and jaydee770 point out, while a .22 might not be the first choice for defense it is still a deadly firearm. It can easi;ly disable an antagonist and even kill him/her with a well placed shot.

To me one of the best things about a .22 rifle is that you can target practice all day when cartridges are only 4 cents instead of 50 cents. Another is that they are just pure fun to shoot.


33 posted on 11/06/2011 10:08:02 AM PST by Iron Munro ('We do have tough gun laws in Massachusetts; I support them.' -- Mitt Romney)
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To: Kirkwood

My mom got some, I think she ordered them from Amazon. I’ll have to ask.


34 posted on 11/06/2011 10:20:44 AM PST by Ellendra ("It's astounding how often people mistake their own stupidity for a lack of fairness." --Thunt)
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To: Iron Munro

“In addition to defense in a SHTF scenario the .22 will be the everyday rifle for bringing in small game. “

And like I said, if the SHTF small game wild and domestic will be all that will be left after a very short time.


35 posted on 11/06/2011 8:10:20 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: Kartographer

Thank you for posting this.


36 posted on 11/07/2011 6:05:30 AM PST by Altariel
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To: Squantos

Ah yes... Jack Spirko. ...a good guy to listen to!


37 posted on 11/07/2011 7:03:43 AM PST by hiredhand
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To: Iron Munro
"to barter"

You having ammo is good, the other guy not having ammo is good. Don't barter your ammo away. Coffee beans make are a good commodity to trade.


38 posted on 11/07/2011 1:16:45 PM PST by I see my hands (Keep your sunny side up!)
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To: Kartographer

We just ordered a standby generator after losing power here for several days. Thought I was prepared......last week was a wakeup call.


39 posted on 11/07/2011 4:15:55 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (Let's apply the "reasonable man" standard to gun laws. How many would stand?)
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To: Iron Munro

I dunno....that storage unit looks like alot of wasted space...too much “air” and not enough cans.

I want to get ahold of the food storage container that I saw in our grocery store....black plastic, and held was very space/can efficient.


40 posted on 08/19/2012 4:47:26 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (I'll take over the Mormon over the Moron any day!)
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