What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

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What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by Defeater » Sun Aug 08, 2010 7:03 am

What bug-out/survival items have you bought, traded for, received as a gift, or otherwise acquired recently? Inspired by the long-running thread in Firearms. Extra imaginary bonus kudos points for pics.

I will begin as it is only right


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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by jakecwu » Sun Aug 08, 2010 8:19 am

I'll bite:

-Esee RC-4
-MSR Whisperlite Internationale
-Paracord


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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by HCH » Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:51 am

A couple of new packs; A new Kifaru G2 Long hunter guide and a used Kifaru G1 Spike camp. AWESOME packs.

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by xxxDarksidexxx » Sun Aug 08, 2010 12:16 pm

got two condor EMT pouches in coyote/tan for the outside of my MOLLE ll pack. these should blend nice on the pack once i dye it.

i also ordered an 8x10 nylon tarp in multicam from wyominglostandfound. im in line and waiting for it to be made and shipped. ill do a review once i get it out and pitched. :D

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by gronch » Sun Aug 08, 2010 12:32 pm

CRKT Ultima

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by Rainman » Sun Aug 08, 2010 2:03 pm

Stopped by the army surplus... got another 1 qt. canteen, a used cloth cover (w/ small external pocket), and three P-38 openers.

I use one of those mini Altoid Smalls tins to make an uber-small BOAT that tucks into the pocket of the canteen cover. I usually include a small fire steel, a third of a business card w/ duct tape, a jig-head (just the lead head and the hook), a P-38, a button compass, a roll of dental floss (unwaxed, multi-strand), and a couple of needles taped to the inside of the lid. It fits in the pocket with plenty of room for one of those 1/2-size bic lighters. A little redundancy goes a long way with such a small kit. Gave one away and wanted to build another to have around as a spare, hence the "What I bought lately" part of this post.

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by slingstone » Sun Aug 08, 2010 6:52 pm

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Columbia Mt. Logan 2-person tent

3-pack military ferro-rods

20L and 30L vinyl-impregnated drysacks

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by Frank » Sun Aug 08, 2010 7:21 pm

new tt 2piece mav 20$
new tt medic pouch 15$
new tt large utility pouch 14$
new tt small utility pouch 5$
usgi mag pouch 3$
steri-strips
2 trauma shears
2 1qt canteens
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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by AltimGXE » Sun Aug 08, 2010 8:55 pm

Just got a grilliput and a Kifaru pack, both of which I haven't had a chance to use yet. Oh, and a nice set of hiking poles.

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by Condition1 » Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:07 pm

I worked the local gunshow and between crowds I went table to table hunting! Even did a little bartering!

Picked up a box of 30 Carbine ammo
WW2 eTool with the Korean War case. It's the model that the Garand or Carbine bayonet can attach too.
Collins/Norlund Hatchet
M65 in Woodland Camo
WW2 Herringbone Combat shirt
50 round box of Fragmenting 9mm
M-1942 Mountain stove
An 80's Rambo II knife NIB (I may toss on the table at the September Show)
A dozen battle dressings
A huge bag of British webbing gear I bought from a guy wandering the show.
I know it's a gun, Romanian AK47 with half a case of ammo and 8 spare magazines (bought it cheap from a guy carting it around the show)

All in all a great gunshow was had by all!

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by CLEAR CUT » Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:25 pm

I recently bought a maxpedition kodiak gearslinger. So far I've been beating the shit out of it for a week and I like it.
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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by OP1 » Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:56 am

Jetboil flash - used 3 times - superb, can't say anything bad about it
Steripen journey - not tested yet
Sea to summit x mug
Ti Spork
Maxpedition roly poly
Mountain house meals - nice but expensive

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by ZombieGranny » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:11 am

36 dust masks
a pack of 20 latex-free gloves
2 sets of throwing knives
3 new head flashlights

Was given an old first aid kit that still had some nice items in it:
latex gloves
triangular bandages
gauze pads
alcohol prep pads
scissors to remove bandages
assorted adhesive bandages
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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by Dubbya » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:13 am

Big Agnes SL-2 tent

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by Jaqen » Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:27 pm

1 liter CamelBak Better Bottle
0.75 liter CamelBak Better Bottles x 2
Plano Stowaway Prolatch plastic containers <<< awesome!
Lots of various meds
100 ct 2 x 3 ziplock bags to hold med in Plano
100 ct 3 x 3 ziplock bags to hold med in Plano
CTD bucket water filter system
Condor Tactical Gear Pocket Pouch (has the American flag on it) x 2

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by Hoppy » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:02 pm

2 cases MRE's
Kershaw boot knife
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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by Dogan » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:06 pm

Do bug-in items count?

5x cans Turkey spam.
2x cases Chicken flavor Cup Noodles.
2x cases Crystal Geyser water.
1x Mountain Hardwear jacket, $5 at Goodwill (Drooling a little)

Btw Hoppy, let me know how you like that knife. I have the same one, and have for 3 years. Longest i have ever owned the same knife without loss.
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Post by Glitch20 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 12:03 am

a Gerber pack saw, RAT-4, and a GSI cup/pot

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by 1xoutlaw » Tue Aug 10, 2010 2:34 am

amk bivy 2.0
mora 2000
mora 840mg
signaling mirrors
silva combo whistle with compass
MRE
british ipk
mosquito nets
nalgene 32oz bottles

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by Thorake » Wed Aug 11, 2010 2:30 am

2 rolls of guerilla duct tape.
a 1k ft spool of 550 cord which I am breaking down to 250ft so I can shove all 1k into dif pockets.
Then I got a really good deal and picked up an Ontario rat 7 knife.

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by aa1pr » Wed Aug 11, 2010 2:53 am

A GSI SS cup for the 32oz Nalgene bottles. I have always wanted one but was frugal in not wanting to pay shipping for one. My local EMS finally got them in

http://www.ems.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3904755" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

Post by celtic-lion » Wed Aug 11, 2010 4:35 am

Knives ; Buck Paclites skinner $17 and Gerber Profile $15 wal-mart clearance. A belt some pro lite pants and long sleeved tops from 511 on sale at lapolicegear. At an local auction found some whole box of bandages for $3 an old k-bar for $10 and a shoebox full of old folders a lot that are name brands for $12 and a lot of odd and in things like tools . I was a steel snob when it came to knives but these two cheap knives are changing my mind , I really like them.

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Post by uneekwahn » Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:18 am

aa1pr wrote:A GSI SS cup for the 32oz Nalgene bottles. I have always wanted one but was frugal in not wanting to pay shipping for one. My local EMS finally got them in

http://www.ems.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3904755" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
I just got 2 of those too! :) Now I just need some Nalgene bottles to put in them ;)

Also got me a Kovea Moonwalker, mainly for hiking, but will also be useful when I finally put together my BOB (which is pretty much going to be my hiking bag :))

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