Fire! Fire! What else would you need for your Bug Out?

fire-starter Now do you have one?  Love this review!!

One quick tip for you today,  Have you ever thought about having a fire starter log with you in your 72 hours kit, car kit or hiking backpack!  That’s right! a small fire starter log can help you survive a cold night, Continue reading “Fire! Fire! What else would you need for your Bug Out?”

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Prepare yourself for 72 hours

disaster_preparednessA lot of people have asked me what goes in a 72 hour kit if they ever needed to just pack up and leave. Have you ever wondered the same thing? Are you able to react in time to protect your family at all cost in an emergency? Most of the time if we have an emergency it does not last that long, somewhere between 24 to 72 hours and then the emergency response teams usually gets things back under control. For those of you, who live in Southern California; can you remember the power outage in 2012? I took that opportunity and sat outside on my carport and watched all my neighbors come outside and visit with each other wondering what was going on. I sat there in my folding chair with my feet kicked up drinking nice cold water bottle, listing to the radio (battery operated) with my family. The neighbors started to walk over just to listen to the news on my radio in order to find out why there was a power outage. I did realize that no one in my neighborhood was prepared for this, but if they would have followed just a few small steps, they too could have been prepared.

The list below is what I have in my 72 hour kit, please feel free to add or take away for your own needs.

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Who knew right! The Miracle tape

duct-tapeIf there ever was a miracle product better than spray-on-hair or the ShamWow, it is duct tape. Over the past 70 years of its existence, this staple product of fix-it-yourselfers has been used by virtually every walk of life, for jobs that I’m sure the duct tape developers never imagined. So how can we use it for survival?

 

Here are my top 25 survival uses for duct tape, in no order whatsoever. 

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