Room to Spare? Include Convenience Items on Your Bug Out Bag List We’ve already covered the basic items that should go in your bug out bag, but if you have the space, or even enough members in your family to distribute the extra weight, there are many items that you can include on your bug [...]
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Survival Guns on a Budget I was asked by the boss to write an article on which survival gun I’d have if I could only afford ONE. When I was given this assignment, the first thought in my head was, “Gee, that’s kind of tough, I’ve never been a one gun household!” So, I thought [...]
Hurricane season 2013 began with tropical storm Andrea, which brought high winds, tornadoes, and record rainfall to portions of the southern and northeastern parts of the US. Fortunately, it didn’t cause massive amounts of damage but it was the first warning for residents of hurricane prone areas to get prepared for hurricane season.
Two of the most important aspects to consider when deciding how to make a bug out bag for yourself or your family are weight and accessibility. If you can’t carry your pack comfortably for 20 or 30 miles or if you can’t easily access the items that you need, then your bag isn’t serving the [...]
Vehicle breakdowns can happen anywhere, but with the availability of cell phones and roadside assistance services, most people don’t bother to carry an emergency car kit. Even fewer know how to change a tire or put oil in their engine, and some people don’t even know how to read a local map. However, there are [...]
Bug Out Bag Essentials. Every article that you read about how to build a bug out bag is going to have a list of 50 or 60 items that you should include, but what if you just want to start a basic bag? Can you get away with just a handful of items? The answer [...]