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Originally posted by canselmi
reply to post by manta78
I guess my point was that there are some people spending their entire life savings, racking up credit card debt on as many cards as they can, etc. (Surely not the majority of 'survivalists', but there are some out there doing this). I'm all for being prepared, but not to the point of ruining myself financially.
Originally posted by pellian
prepared for what? you have no idea.
Originally posted by Ahabstar
There is a tipping point of survivalism that borders on the absurd. $300, 60lbs, 7 day survival packs filled with Coghlan's finest crap that either fails to work, works poorly or breaks as you use it. Ozark Trail is similar junk found only at Wally World.
I could hand you $50 or even $500 worth of quality gear, and it is just as worthless if you have no idea how to use it. Chemsuits, cammo face paint and $1500 assault rifles are not suvivalists in the truer sense of the word.