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#290921 - 10/23/18 02:46 AM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
Famdoc Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 04/29/09
Posts: 88
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]
Montanero Offline
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Registered: 10/14/08
Posts: 1429
Loc: North Carolina
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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Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 2977
Loc: USA
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: Montanero]
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Geezer in Chief
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Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 6647
Loc: southern Cal
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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Registered: 04/29/09
Posts: 88
Loc: PA
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]
Montanero Offline
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Registered: 10/14/08
Posts: 1429
Loc: North Carolina
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: Montanero]
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Geezer in Chief
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Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 6647
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: 2356
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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