posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 10:39 AM
Here's an odd thing I recently added to all of our BOBs...(we keep one in each vehicle)
A camo Snuggie.
Yep, that's right, the stupid things you see on TV.
Lots of reasons. A while back, I was on a cruise, and it was the last time to see the Space Shuttle go up at night (we were pulling close to Cape
Canaveral). But, it was like 4:30am, and on the ocean, it was COLD.
The gals had brought snuggies just for this, more for showing allegiance, than anything else. But, these damn things worked really well against the
cold. Plus, you can always turn them around and wear like a robe.
So, I figure, it serves as instant, quick throw-on camo, and can keep you warm, while also making a pretty soft pillow when bunking down in the
I'm all about something that has lots of uses.
Not sure about most, but my BOB is basically designed for one thing....getting me home, if the SHTF while I'm away. I commute an hour each day to
work, so a lot of space for something to go down. (so my BOB is a bit beefier than my wife's, etc. as she's rarely more than 15 min from the house)
Also, hers has some things mine doesn't, like feminine things and her meds, etc. So you have to personalize a BOB for the one who may have to use
Now, I realize not every SHTF scenario will let you stay in your home, but that's certainly going to be my main goal, as it's in the country enough
to be hidden a bit, but still close to conveniences, a good sized property, and has lots of fencing and defensibility. (and also where I'd be most