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Anyone familiar with this and the kits they offer? I tried to do a search but it isn't working on my phone. Is it legit and will it store up to 25 years? Any input would be great! Thanks!
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I looked at that link and they do not seem to have any actual links to the food you can buy.

Seems more of a buying program than a storefront operation. If the food is good enough as they claim then why can't you just buy a single container to try it out?

Then you have the blog and that direct connection to Power4Patriots scam.

It's all part of a money making scheme that so-called conservative talk show hosts get a kickback in exchange for advertising. They make money preying on your fears. Kind of like all of those gold coin buying and reverse mortgage advertisements you hear on those shows. They are selling a solution to a crisis they drum up, not simply a product that people want.

The best emergency food companies were in the business long before prepping was popular. They were in the basic food preservation business, not emergency food business, and there is a distinct difference.

You want emergency food? You are at the right place. Hundreds of unaffiliated buyers of LTS food here to share their insight on price, quality, and longevity on most of the major LTS food outlets. Just ask for the brands people recommend here and why they like them. You will get more responses than you could ever want.
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For any food storage proposal, compare the cost for say 2,000 calories per day with that of say sacks of rice and a variety of beans. For stored add-in's, we've bought some stuff from:

http://www.augasonfarms.com/
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SCAM! Run!

http://www.survivalistboards.com/sho...d.php?t=135143

Seriously, do it.

Beprepared.com

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Mountain House foods are excellent. If you don't want to buy online then Walmart, Sam's, Costco sometimes in some areas carry it.

Good luck! You've found the path to self-sufficiency. Follow it.

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Fraud: Only a dismal 675 calories per day (in their 3 month package). Why calories per day is never mentioned anywhere on their website? They don't want you to know. This is a horribly calorie deficient product. I did the calorie counting math in a speadsheet. At 1500 calories per day (between 1200 just survival, and 2000 for active people), your 3 month supply will last only 40 days.
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I know it SHOULDN'T still be surprising me, but it never seems to cease amazing me that people can sell stuff like this and then get a good sleep at night.

They are potentially talking about people's lives being entrusted to the stuff they are supplying, yet all they seem worried about is making a buck.

There MUST be some way to hold such places accountable isn't there?
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I did buy 4 weeks worth of food from them. The container appears to be waterproof and the food looks fine. However, I did look at the contents and pulled out some mashed potatoes. They taste fine but there are 4 servings in the packet at 93 calories each. Considering you use up 3 servings per day, the amount of calories is horribly deficient. I'm out $197 so it's not a total loss. At least I didn't buy their 1yr supply at $1,797. It is really a 4 month supply so the cost is actually higher if you compare with Mountain Foods which comes at 2,000 calories per day. Be warned folks. I should have known when they mentioned the Wounded Warrior Project which is another scam.
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A number of folks including MH reps have weighed in on a thread i started awhile back;
http://www.survivalistboards.com/sho...d.php?t=245561
you may find it helpful as well.
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Others are giving pretty strong opinions, so we're going to try a different approach. We're older folks and have been working on our extra preparedness for a year, plus we have some more general life experience to bring to the table (outdoor/defense/military). Anyone who does some homework will find that the 4Patriots group is on a par with other reputable companies, and there's a fair amount of "one stop shopping" to be done there that's very useful and competent. If the reader is dedicated and has time on their hands, then sure, there's more out there, but that's true of anything.

The food products don't contain the "fluff" that others typically do, and the stuff tastes good; compare their money back policy in this regard. Like many of these foods, there is more salt than normal folks eat (or should), but salt is nature's preservative and it's a better method than using what's in some of the "better quality brands." Shop around is a good motto no matter what, so check pricing and be sure, because critical thinking will always get you further on this planet. As for calories, consider the potential - are you buying this as a way of life? to stay alive? to be ready? Each scenario is different, but in a serious emergency you're rationing and likely to go hungry and lose weight, so deal with it, but if you live where you need this kind of food, then you should examine your life and your shopping accordingly - and consider more options anyway. We like the heirloom seeds that come with the kits, and that's a big bonus if it really ends up all about SHTF.

This is a company like any other - make and keep money - is that odd? Offer a variety of products and market to a range of consumers - OK, still seems about right. This is survival, so jolting Joe and Josephine Average from the small box mindset of complacency is a good thing, right? Perhaps others who've posted on this thread are "experts" compared to us - if so, then the rest of us would like more info. and less critique so that we can assess the level of expertise . . .
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If you want prepared or freeze dried products, go with mountain house. Can't go wrong with Emergency Essentials stuff either, or just storing raw materials like rice, beans, and wheat.
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Interesting, first post hyping a product, I smell a plant.

Anyone who really does their research, doesn't buy premade, over priced stuff masquerading as food.

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Others are giving pretty strong opinions, so we're going to try a different approach. We're older folks and have been working on our extra preparedness for a year, plus we have some more general life experience to bring to the table (outdoor/defense/military). Anyone who does some homework will find that the 4Patriots group is on a par with other reputable companies, and there's a fair amount of "one stop shopping" to be done there that's very useful and competent. If the reader is dedicated and has time on their hands, then sure, there's more out there, but that's true of anything.

The food products don't contain the "fluff" that others typically do, and the stuff tastes good; compare their money back policy in this regard. Like many of these foods, there is more salt than normal folks eat (or should), but salt is nature's preservative and it's a better method than using what's in some of the "better quality brands." Shop around is a good motto no matter what, so check pricing and be sure, because critical thinking will always get you further on this planet. As for calories, consider the potential - are you buying this as a way of life? to stay alive? to be ready? Each scenario is different, but in a serious emergency you're rationing and likely to go hungry and lose weight, so deal with it, but if you live where you need this kind of food, then you should examine your life and your shopping accordingly - and consider more options anyway. We like the heirloom seeds that come with the kits, and that's a big bonus if it really ends up all about SHTF.

This is a company like any other - make and keep money - is that odd? Offer a variety of products and market to a range of consumers - OK, still seems about right. This is survival, so jolting Joe and Josephine Average from the small box mindset of complacency is a good thing, right? Perhaps others who've posted on this thread are "experts" compared to us - if so, then the rest of us would like more info. and less critique so that we can assess the level of expertise . . .
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Others are giving pretty strong opinions, so we're going to try a different approach. We're older folks and have been working on our extra preparedness for a year, plus we have some more general life experience to bring to the table (outdoor/defense/military). Anyone who does some homework will find that the 4Patriots group is on a par with other reputable companies, and there's a fair amount of "one stop shopping" to be done there that's very useful and competent. If the reader is dedicated and has time on their hands, then sure, there's more out there, but that's true of anything.

The food products don't contain the "fluff" that others typically do, and the stuff tastes good; compare their money back policy in this regard. Like many of these foods, there is more salt than normal folks eat (or should), but salt is nature's preservative and it's a better method than using what's in some of the "better quality brands." Shop around is a good motto no matter what, so check pricing and be sure, because critical thinking will always get you further on this planet. As for calories, consider the potential - are you buying this as a way of life? to stay alive? to be ready? Each scenario is different, but in a serious emergency you're rationing and likely to go hungry and lose weight, so deal with it, but if you live where you need this kind of food, then you should examine your life and your shopping accordingly - and consider more options anyway. We like the heirloom seeds that come with the kits, and that's a big bonus if it really ends up all about SHTF.

This is a company like any other - make and keep money - is that odd? Offer a variety of products and market to a range of consumers - OK, still seems about right. This is survival, so jolting Joe and Josephine Average from the small box mindset of complacency is a good thing, right? Perhaps others who've posted on this thread are "experts" compared to us - if so, then the rest of us would like more info. and less critique so that we can assess the level of expertise . . .
Here's some more info -

Bucket food - anyone's bucket food is a disaster in waiting.

Here is an example - http://www.survivalistboards.com/sho...=366928&page=3 This guy wound up going to the doctor, who warned him off.


Overpriced and underfed is all you get/all you see on these marketing hypes.

A better way to go is to pick up off-the-shelf chow and pack it your self - like this:
https://grandpappy.org/hfoodaff.htm
this outlines an honest year's supply for 1 - and only a bit over $800 for 2000 calories/day.

If you are older folks, I would suggest you spend some time here and learn more about LTS, as they say - the more you know....

For the record, I'm a certified senior disaster recovery planner, and have been a Rainy Day Food dealer - suggesting mixed product LTS food plans - LONG before prepping was 'cool'.
I have provided training material to both the Red Cross as well as the Municipality of Anchorage, AK.

Hope this helps...
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Others are giving pretty strong opinions, so we're going to try a different approach. We're older folks and have been working on our extra preparedness for a year, plus we have some more general life experience to bring to the table (outdoor/defense/military). Anyone who does some homework will find that the 4Patriots group is on a par with other reputable companies, and there's a fair amount of "one stop shopping" to be done there that's very useful and competent. If the reader is dedicated and has time on their hands, then sure, there's more out there, but that's true of anything.

The food products don't contain the "fluff" that others typically do, and the stuff tastes good; compare their money back policy in this regard. Like many of these foods, there is more salt than normal folks eat (or should), but salt is nature's preservative and it's a better method than using what's in some of the "better quality brands." Shop around is a good motto no matter what, so check pricing and be sure, because critical thinking will always get you further on this planet. As for calories, consider the potential - are you buying this as a way of life? to stay alive? to be ready? Each scenario is different, but in a serious emergency you're rationing and likely to go hungry and lose weight, so deal with it, but if you live where you need this kind of food, then you should examine your life and your shopping accordingly - and consider more options anyway. We like the heirloom seeds that come with the kits, and that's a big bonus if it really ends up all about SHTF.

This is a company like any other - make and keep money - is that odd? Offer a variety of products and market to a range of consumers - OK, still seems about right. This is survival, so jolting Joe and Josephine Average from the small box mindset of complacency is a good thing, right? Perhaps others who've posted on this thread are "experts" compared to us - if so, then the rest of us would like more info. and less critique so that we can assess the level of expertise . . .
.......says the one post guy trying to pitch something most preppers know is a bad idea.

You should store food that you make the choice for, not have someone else do it. Fact is that most "meal selection plans" are a big ripoff. Worse are the ones that only sell meal plans. And the worst of them all are those who don't even make food, but just buy it and relabel it for a markup. Why would anyone pay a middleman just to make noise when you can buy from the actual food packers?

You must think preppers are stupid. You are obviously a shill who came to remove the stain your company earned here. That you think we are gullible is why you sell a prepackaged menu of food you never did anything to other than label/box it.

Save your breath here. Focus instead on n00bs who don't know enough yet to look at a website where critical thinking is expected. And skip the survival advice because you'll never hold a candle to what we deliver here.

If you want to pitch your food here then go pay for a merchant tag here and take your chances. But you can expect to be called out every time for just being a middleman. We can get our storage food directly from the food packers, get any selection we want, and pay less money for it too.

The next time you try making money off preppers, how about actually making something?
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