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#290921 - 10/23/18 02:46 AM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
Famdoc Offline
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Registered: 04/29/09
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Loc: PA
Wirecutter's recommendations were recently updated:

https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-gear-for-your-bug-out-bag/

I learned some things, may pick up a few items.

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#290924 - 10/23/18 11:49 AM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: Famdoc]
gonewiththewind Offline
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Originally Posted By: Famdoc
Wirecutter's recommendations were recently updated:

https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-gear-for-your-bug-out-bag/

I learned some things, may pick up a few items.


This is a practical and pretty thorough article, and I agree with it. It covers the priorities and does not include unnecessary stuff.

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#290925 - 10/23/18 12:02 PM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
chaosmagnet Offline
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Photos of family members added to the list.

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#290926 - 10/23/18 02:48 PM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: gonewiththewind]
hikermor Offline
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Thanks for posting this - a very useful resource. Good recommendations with comprehensive explanations.
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#290940 - 10/24/18 01:13 AM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
Famdoc Offline
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Y'all are welcome: I've learned so much from your many more frequent posts.

The same folks have done a similar list of recommendations for hunkering down:
https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/emergency-preparedness/

and for keeping mind, body, and soul together in your vehicle:
https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-gear-for-a-roadside-emergency/

The comments by readers are informative as well. . .

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#290945 - 10/24/18 12:13 PM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
gonewiththewind Offline
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I do not like the Instafire they recommend. I have tried it and it is difficult to ignite and does not burn well. There are much better options out there.

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#290947 - 10/24/18 01:30 PM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: gonewiththewind]
hikermor Offline
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Loc: southern Cal
While my experience concurs with many of their recommendations, I was surprised to see them recommending any alkaline battery. The only disposable batteries I keep around these days are lithiums; otherwise everything in AA or AAA is a NiMH, mostly Eneloops.
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#291304 - 12/05/18 06:35 PM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
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Registered: 03/11/05
Posts: 2396
My thinking is away from wilderness survival and more toward shelter in place/ local shelter/ hotel. Less call for a 24" machete and more for a phone charger.

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#291558 - 01/05/19 10:50 PM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
TeacherRO Offline
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..and an Uber app to get home

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#291562 - 01/05/19 11:13 PM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
Russ Offline
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Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 5247
Loc: SOCAL
Always the optimist... If I canít drive home, I will not be looking at Uber as a Plan B.

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