Category Archives: Seventy-two hour kits

An Inexpensive Sleep System for your Bug Out bag

Many of us because of age or other problems are limited in the size bug out bag that we can carry.  One problem that I have encountered is having adequate shelter, while keeping the weight down.  I recently found a … Continue reading

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Backpacking Stoves that are Good for Your Bug Out Bag

Spring and summer are just around the corner and many of us will do some camping.  This is a great time to try out some of the equipment that we have been accumulating. This last few summers I have been … Continue reading

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Duct Tape and it’s Many Uses

I have written about duct tape before and why you need to store it, but we recently came up with a few more reasons, so here is another blog.  There are so many uses there is even a book written … Continue reading

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A Good Little Grab and Go Bag, Dutch Army Surplus

I have a tendency to accumulate preps that I like, for example flashlights, knifes and back packs.  Now I have too many of all three, but it seems like I am always getting more.  The ones I am not using … Continue reading

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The SilverFire Scout Biomass Stove is very Efficient

I recently received a new stove to test, this is the SilverFire Scout.  Now before I say too much about the stove I want to explain a bit about my background.  I have served in the fire service and for … Continue reading

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Bugout Bags, Another Look

Bugout bags are a very personal item and what is good for one will not work for the next.  Each one of us needs to build a bag in which we are familiar with the contents and know how to … Continue reading

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Dutch Desert Camo Pack

This Dutch Desert Camo Pack is being sold by my friend Freezedryguy.  Now he is an old Special Forces soldier who spend many years in the military, and knows packs well.  Now I know for a fact that he is currently using … Continue reading

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School Lockdown, How One affected My Family

Recently one of my grandsons was caught in a school lockdown.  This was caused when an illegal alien shot and killed two police officers, wounded a third and one civilian.  One of the officers was shot and killed, and another … Continue reading

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Bugout and Get Home Bags Need to be Updated For Winter

Winter is coming and with it cold or wet weather.This is the time of year you need to go through and update your bugout and get home bags.  Make sure that you have the clothes that you need to survive … Continue reading

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Using Man Powered Vehicles can Make it Easier to Bug Out

The ingenuity of man never fails to amaze me.  The older I get the more I realize that my body is beginning to limit my activities.  Gone are the days when I can strap on a 70-pound pack and happily … Continue reading

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