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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:07 am 
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Sort of bug out/bug in. Got started on my Vehicle Survival Kit (that is, stuff to keep you alive in your car until rescue arrives or you can get rolling again, not to keep the car rolling necessarily but that will come later)

Containment:

1x Igloo Marine 52qt cooler
1x Clearance Cabelas brand waterproof case
2x 36 inch bungee cords

And for the inside, so far:

5x N95 respos
4x offbrand spaceblankets
4x late 2015 MREs (looking to supplement these with Datrex or related compressed food bars)
2x 1gal Crystal Geyser water with screw lids
2x Princeton Tec Fuel headlamps (already have 2, these will live in the car exclusively)
1x Swiss 70/30 wool blanket (going to vac pack this soon)
1x 3" Duck duct tape
1x Magnesium bar with striker
1x firesteel with striker
1x Storm Matches

Tempted to do a thread on it when I complete it.

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I'm slowly accumulating backpacking/bug out gear (yes, a lot of it is the same).

Picked up Sea to Summit Tek Towel packs, with a large microfiber towel, washrag, and "Wilderness Wash" for $5 each. They'll be used for kayaking and camping and get tossed in bug-out bags the rest of the time.

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I like knives: ESEE Izula

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Battery clamshell for my personal & work radios (mine is a backup radio). I can use my stash of Eneloops when needed

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I got some froggers for my feets.

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They are waterproof. So I have some quick slip on shoes.


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S.A.D.F style 2L water bottles for my search/bug out/panic kit

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Just ordered a Teton Sports scout 3400, Ferrocerium Flint Fire Starter, 50ft rope, D-rings(not for climbing, but for camp), WACOOL 3L (100oz) bladder, Extra water bottle holder.

No idea how to post pics from amazon, But you get the idea.

Mostly for backpacking around me, but will be turning it into a bug out bag if I like the way it feels. This is the most I have ever spent on a freaking backpack! Its only $70, but to me that's still a decent amount.

Picking up a hatchet, and paracord later. Home depot here I come!


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Scorpion691010 wrote:
Just ordered a Teton Sports scout 3400, Ferrocerium Flint Fire Starter, 50ft rope, D-rings(not for climbing, but for camp), WACOOL 3L (100oz) bladder, Extra water bottle holder.

No idea how to post pics from amazon, But you get the idea.

Mostly for backpacking around me, but will be turning it into a bug out bag if I like the way it feels. This is the most I have ever spent on a freaking backpack! Its only $70, but to me that's still a decent amount.

Picking up a hatchet, and paracord later. Home depot here I come!



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stbob wrote:
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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.

Today i received the KA-BAR BK 7 and also took possession of the Remora (BK13) neck knife...
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The BK 7 sheath provides a secondary sheath, perfect fit for the Remora...
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I'm already the proud owner of a BK2 & BK9. Now with the addition of the BK 7, next stop, the Goldilocks zone...
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Nice knifes, great usage on the BK 2. I keep my BK 9 under my Jeep driver seat as a overall utility knife.

Compliance with thread=Just bought GoRuck 10 liter bullet ruck.
I have the GR1 already, awesome bag, only bag I own hits all my need points and capacity requirements for everyday work. But needed a smaller bag for light tasks and bicycling.
Expect to see reviews up for the GR 1 and a six month review for the bullet in summer.

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Fenix HL05 headlamp and Energizer 2-in-1 light for the main/baby BOB.
Formula. Sterile water. Disposable diapers. Toiletries. Etc..
Esbit stoves for backup stoves.

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two cases of MCWs: meal, cold weather

Basically Mountain House Meals in brown, cheaper and packed in 2016.

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Just took the Pack for a 90 min hike. about a million times nicer then just a normal back pack. Still sweat my ass off. 90 degrees for 90 min, mostly uphill for the first 50. Makes for a day. Filled the water bladder to 2.5L and 2 extra bottles for the kids. Rope, etc. Was a very nice time for a spring hike. wildflowers something else!


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1.8 liter Mors camp pot with cordura storage sack. Got it from Four Dog Stove. Made in U.S.A. Highly recommended.


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I got some froggers for my feets.

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They are waterproof. So I have some quick slip on shoes.


We just had a little cyclone. those boots worked really well. Waterproof. easy clean seasy off and on and didn't have a huge issue walking around in them.


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Bought a few pairs of these hiker's zip-off legs, multi-pocket pants at CostCo. I plan to beat them up on a multiday camp trip.

https://www.costco.com/BC-Clothing-Men% ... 13737.html

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Two U.S army stainless steel mess kits.


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Those costco pants look nice! I have a few LAPG pants and debating on buying another pair


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Those costco pants look nice! I have a few LAPG pants and debating on buying another pair


The Costco pants survived the campout and looked good after going through the first wash. The pants have almost too many pockets so you have to be systematic about where you put things

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Czech, Yugo AND Polish mess kits
Cold Steel Voyager XL Tanto
Hungarian chow set
6x emergency stoves
2x Coghlan emergency stove w/ fuel tablets
Sterno folding stove

Did I ever mention redundancy?

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https://www.amazon.com/iOSAT-Potassium-Iodide-Tablets-130/dp/B00006NT3A/ref=pd_bxgy_14_3?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00006NT3A&pd_rd_r=PVK1M6ND2TGT74QV354N&pd_rd_w=8MXfb&pd_rd_wg=Xs6aj&psc=1&refRID=PVK1M6ND2TGT74QV354N

Potassium Iodine because, well, reasons. And four and a half stars!
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Polish Mess Kit. I bought two of them.

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They're intended to replace the USGI mess kit that I had purchased before. It took me a while to figure out that the USGI mess kit is designed more for standing in a chow line waiting to be served, while the Polish mess kit is designed to both carry and cook food.

Now I need to pair it with a decent stove. I'm thinking a small Esbit.


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Just unboxed my new cook set! I got the Pathfinder Canteen cook set



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Just bought a ton of paracord for some new projects.


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https://seekoutside.com/6-person-tipi-sxl-stove-half-liner-bundle/

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