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

Topic Options
#300477 - 12/01/21 06:00 PM Any Chance Personal Survival Pak Comes Back?
KenK Online   happy
"Be Prepared"
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 06/26/04
Posts: 2189
Loc: NE Wisconsin
While I know there is no shortage of survival kit offerings out there, I've long felt that Doug's Personal Survival Pak was VERY well thought out and very much worth its price. Before it came out I'd spent far too much money accumulating survival kit contents. Heck, shipping costs for individual elements alone added up.

Now that we've seen the second generation RSK MK1 rise even better from the ashes of the first generation RSK MK1, I find myself wondering if there is any chance that a similar thing could happen to Doug's Personal Survival Pak.

Your thoughts?

Top
#300478 - 12/01/21 08:06 PM Re: Any Chance Personal Survival Pak Comes Back? [Re: KenK]
roberttheiii Online   content
Enthusiast

Registered: 02/13/09
Posts: 372
Loc: Connecticut, USA
I'd of course love to see it. That said, you could pretty easily create a PSP knockoff with some small upgrades along the way. It would certainly cost you 50%-150% more than a PSP cost. I'm guessing that if something is in the works Doug couldn't say because it could screw up the deal. Happy kit making!

Top
#300479 - 12/02/21 01:38 AM Re: Any Chance Personal Survival Pak Comes Back? [Re: KenK]
Ren Offline
Addict

Registered: 11/05/07
Posts: 429
Loc: Wales, UK
Pretty sure there is a direct PSP knockoff out there, think only thing missing was the signal mirror but had a mylar blanket. Currently going for $18, but I wouldn't use it.

Top
#300484 - 12/02/21 03:27 PM Re: Any Chance Personal Survival Pak Comes Back? [Re: KenK]
hikermor Offline
Geezer in Chief
Geezer

Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 7658
Loc: southern Cal
I agree that the PSK is a very fine kit, but it can be tweaked to good advantage. There are always items which can be added to good advantage - water, for instance if you are in a water scarce environment. You may wish to adjust contents with the changing seasons. Your total load, not just this kit, should e appropriate for the environment you encounter.

When you eventually need to use the items in this kit, whatever the items cost will b fabulous bargain.
_________________________
Geezer in Chief

Top
#300487 - 12/02/21 06:28 PM Re: Any Chance Personal Survival Pak Comes Back? [Re: KenK]
Ren Offline
Addict

Registered: 11/05/07
Posts: 429
Loc: Wales, UK
Bic Lighter is obvious tweak, omitted only due to postal regulations.

Top



Moderator:  Alan_Romania, Blast, cliff, Hikin_Jim 
January
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 31
Who's Online
2 registered (roberttheiii, KenK), 103 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
SIMULATIONiQ, joshbrown, reeldoc, nibalgcosta334, marialucila63
5357 Registered Users
Newest Posts
Newport to Bermuda Race
by roberttheiii
Doug Ritter RSK MK3 Fixed Blade Knife
by chaosmagnet
03:51 AM
Nice Cotton Ball & Petroleum Jelly Firestarter Ar
by hikermor
03:41 AM
We're Moving Back to Texas
by chaosmagnet
10:20 PM
Review of Grayl GeoPress Water Purifier
by KenK
01/25/22 11:41 PM
Unintentional survival podcast
by Phaedrus
01/23/22 02:06 PM
Avatars and Signatures
by Phaedrus
01/23/22 12:56 PM
Computer questions
by chaosmagnet
01/22/22 02:39 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.