Equipped To Survive Equipped To Survive® Presents
The Survival Forum
Where do you want to go on ETS?

Page 36 of 36 < 1 2 ... 34 35 36
Topic Options
#295960 - 05/04/20 07:38 PM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: bacpacjac]
Chisel Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/05
Posts: 1266
I bought 8 boxes of gloves + 6 boxes of face masks

Also, made sure every one of the kids has enough gloves & masks in his/her car

Top
#295972 - 05/05/20 01:08 AM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: Chisel]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 2400
Loc: Somewhere in Florida
I can't imagine needing that many gloves.

Jeanette Isabelle
_________________________
“Trust me, this is not gonna end well!” — Pleakley, Lilo & Stitch

Top
#295977 - 05/05/20 07:28 AM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
Chisel Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/05
Posts: 1266
LOL.
They seem like overkill, but there is always a need.
I have bought 4 boxes earlier and they are all gone. One box sent to my daughter(#2), one given to son who may leave us to another town a few weeks from now. One box sits on the "sanitization table" that I use with the other son to sanitize stuff we buy. In addition, gloves are used routinely for house cleaning whenever strong cleaning fluids are used.

Also, I am a prepper and like to have a few goodies stashed just in case. Like when this whole mess started and everybody freaked out , gloves weren't found easily and I had to open my prepper closet to give a box to my daughter(#1) who is a doctor. They do provide stuff in the hospital but it was hectic in the ealier days (she couldn't even reach her workplace and then she was transferred to work in another hospital), so it was important that she had her own protective items in her car.

This whole experience made me decide to double my usual 4 extra boxes of gloves to eight.

Same thing goes for face masks and other safety items.

Top
#295978 - 05/05/20 04:01 PM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: Chisel]
hikermor Offline
Geezer in Chief
Geezer

Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 7261
Loc: southern Cal
I buy disposable gloves by the box full (400 pair to the box) and they get used regularly, especially by Mrs. Hikermor. I also load up on N95 masks; they are ery useful in archaeological/paleontological field work, sometimes even when just gardening....
_________________________
Geezer in Chief

Top
#295980 - 05/05/20 07:21 PM Re: What did you do today to prepare? [Re: bacpacjac]
teacher Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 12/14/05
Posts: 910
Recharging all the devices and ordered some new batteries.

Top
Page 36 of 36 < 1 2 ... 34 35 36



Moderator:  Alan_Romania, Blast, cliff, Hikin_Jim 
June
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
Who's Online
0 registered (), 321 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
ngezzo123, korneliakiel, Barry1968, Ella, Faisal
5315 Registered Users
Newest Posts
Happy First Day of Hurricane Season
by Phaedrus
Today at 12:12 AM
Escape and Evade Kits
by nursemike
Yesterday at 09:51 PM
Check in time, I am still alive, Are you?
by Phaedrus
Yesterday at 04:03 AM
Things I have learned recently
by nursemike
06/01/20 02:47 PM
Paging Am_Fear_Liath_Mor!
by Chisel
06/01/20 06:51 AM
Hand Sanitizer Available
by Phaedrus
05/29/20 03:43 AM
Survival Cards
by Ren
05/27/20 08:46 PM
New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism
by TeacherRO
05/27/20 08:04 PM
Newest Images
Tiny knife / wrench
Handmade knives
2"x2" Glass Signal Mirror, Retroreflective Mesh
Trade School Tool Kit
My Pocket Kit
Glossary
Test

WARNING & DISCLAIMER: SELECT AND USE OUTDOORS AND SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND TECHNIQUES AT YOUR OWN RISK. Information posted on this forum is not reviewed for accuracy and may not be reliable, use at your own risk. Please review the full WARNING & DISCLAIMER about information on this site.