In my bag the first aid stuff would probably be the most useful to them, followed by the plastic bags and 550 cord because you can use it for all
kinds of things. One thing my bag lacks is anything to deal with radiological incidents, mostly because if I ever encounter those its because a nuke
was lobbed towards my area (and judging by the facilities I wouldn't survive the blast).
The whole point of my thread is to contemplate the actual usability of a BOB in a real world situation, that was stocked out with a “Cs” “Fs”
or what ever list, such as the one in the thread you linked to. That thread is another one of those “see if you have everything in the list”
threads. It doesn’t actually ask if that stuff will be usable in a real world example.
I am just trying to pin down a person’s thought train to think about what they would find usable in their pack, if they was over there, in that
situation. There is a chance that it may make someone rethink the priority of certain item’s
Something to make people rethink the wisdom of taking a precompiled list at face value.
starred and flagged... i just started my bug out bag last night after the seeming influx of BOB posts. the items useful in my bag would probably be
ibuprofen, TP, warm clothes, and water... it's a very amateur bag so far but i'm working on a budget of $0 (things i already have around the house
i'm also hoping a thread will pop up around here sometime on how to make a BOB with stuff that is commonly found in homes already.
3/22/11 by totalmetal because: added last line
if i was in the tsunami in japan, i would have everything i needed all mixed together. unlimited canned foods floating around, firewood and building
supplies, pots,pans,cooking utensils......everything...no worries
i can boil ocean water and collect the steam for fresh drinking water
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