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Emergency Survival Kit
Me | May 18, 2010 | Me

Posted on 05/18/2010 2:09:04 PM PDT by goodwithagun

I posted a similar message a couple of months ago, and we generated quite a few great ideas for stocking up on certain things in case of a major emergency. We have been stocking up on non-perishables and medical supplies. Next will be emergency equipment: flashlights, batteries, candles, soap, tp, trash bags. Any suggestions?


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Any and all suggestions welcomed! Question: How long will seeds last if I vacuum seal them?
1 posted on 05/18/2010 2:09:04 PM PDT by goodwithagun
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To: goodwithagun

Transistor radio.


2 posted on 05/18/2010 2:11:09 PM PDT by EggsAckley ( There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply!)
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To: goodwithagun

For those interested you can download my Preparedness Manual at:
http://www.mediafire.com/?ojmy2z1zfin


3 posted on 05/18/2010 2:11:52 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: goodwithagun; Admin Moderator

There was a good Survivalist thread going on earlier today.

But the mods nuked it. Who knows why.


4 posted on 05/18/2010 2:15:11 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (PALIN/MCCAIN IN 2012 - barf alert? sarc tag? -- can't decide)
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To: goodwithagun
Don't vacuum seal them nitrogen seal them.

Add dentures to your emergency list. And spare glasses.

/johnny

5 posted on 05/18/2010 2:15:24 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: goodwithagun
Question: How long will seeds last if I vacuum seal them?

I don't know if vacuum sealing the seeds would help, hurt or totally destroy the seeds, but seeds stored in extremely dry conditions have germinated after thousands of years. There will be some reduction in germination rates, but as long as you keep the seeds reasonably dry, cool and away from vermin they should be OK for any length of time you would be worried about.

6 posted on 05/18/2010 2:17:23 PM PDT by magslinger (Tagline impounded as a threat to national security.)
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To: goodwithagun

I’m a prepper (I like threads like this)

I like the handcrank radio and flashlights (in case you run out of batteries). We have a solar lantern we camp with that has come in very handy when the power goes out.

I have planted seeds that were two years old that I sealed with silicon packets


7 posted on 05/18/2010 2:17:51 PM PDT by justsaynomore (The Hermantor - 2012 - www.hermancain.com)
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To: goodwithagun

Have you stocked up on ammo? Also some sort of fire making material and water purification.


8 posted on 05/18/2010 2:18:51 PM PDT by rfreedom4u ("A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.")
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To: goodwithagun
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9 posted on 05/18/2010 2:18:54 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: goodwithagun

a bottle or two (or more) of good cognac/armagnac, akavit or kirschwasser for medicinal purposes only ;-)

some strong waxed cord, for setting rabbit snares,
cooking oil, pepper, salt, a field guide to edible plants,
a dutch oven, and plastic sheet.


10 posted on 05/18/2010 2:21:17 PM PDT by rahbert (Only a poor snake charmer blames his snake..)
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To: goodwithagun

COFFEE


11 posted on 05/18/2010 2:22:12 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (Something is seriously wrong when the .gov plans to treat citizens worse than they treat terrorists)
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To: goodwithagun

Without guns and ammo to defend yourself and your supplies you’re just going to provision the first armed predator that comes along.


12 posted on 05/18/2010 2:22:29 PM PDT by AlaskaErik (I served and protected my country for 31 years. Progressives spent that time trying to destroy it.)
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To: goodwithagun

Here’s what’s in my Bug-Out Bag:

Large Heavy Duty Duffel

Sheath Knife
Pistol ammo
Rifle ammo
Binoculars, 10x25
Entrenching tool
Hatchet
Leatherman tool
Soft hat / ballcap
Boots
Spare Rx glasses/sunglasses
Tarp 10x10
50ft para cord
25ft rope
2x Chem lights
Portable radio
Flashlight(s)
4x D cells
4x AA cells
4x AAA cells
Candle lantern /candles
Lighter
Duct tape
ziplock bags
Collapsible 5gal water container
1 gallon water
5x MRE w/heaters
Granola bars
Water purification tabs
Toilet Paper
Basic bath kit
Rain Poncho
Blanket
Change of clothes
2x change of socks
10x $20 cash
Cigarettes/Snuff
Listerine
Flask whiskey

First Aid Kit:

4x Quik Clot
2x 10in battle dressing
4x 6in battle dressing
5x 4in Dressing sponge
5x 4in Dressing gauze
4x Compressed bandage
2x Ace bandage
4x surgical mask
4x latex gloves
Surgical clamp
X-Acto knife /blades
Emergency airway
Scissors
Bandaids
Betadine
Hydrocortizone
Americaine
Calamine
Benadryl
Immodium
Super glue
Deet
Aspirin
Advil


13 posted on 05/18/2010 2:22:50 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: barmag25

14 posted on 05/18/2010 2:24:28 PM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Responsibility2nd

Must of mentioned Sarah Palin!!!


15 posted on 05/18/2010 2:40:17 PM PDT by GregB (I will vote for Sarah Palin with MY COLD DEAD HANDS!!!!!!)
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To: Kartographer

Can I put this on my Freerepublic survival group.


16 posted on 05/18/2010 2:42:28 PM PDT by GregB (I will vote for Sarah Palin with MY COLD DEAD HANDS!!!!!!)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Should I get a pair of dentures that had been previously used?
17 posted on 05/18/2010 2:51:47 PM PDT by elephant
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To: goodwithagun

When the SHTF it would be a good thing to have a ready supply of .22, .45acp., 9mm, .223 and 7.62X39, Even if you don’t have a firearm chambered for one of those calibers, they will trade well for other goods.


18 posted on 05/18/2010 2:57:37 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Obama. Chauncey Gardiner without the homburg.)
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To: goodwithagun

You appear to already have the most important element of any survival situation; situational awareness.


19 posted on 05/18/2010 3:00:25 PM PDT by ChinaThreat (3)
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To: goodwithagun

Make your own candles. http://www.peakcandle.com/


20 posted on 05/18/2010 3:03:47 PM PDT by CodeToad
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