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Old 10-05-2019, 08:23 PM
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A small commuter car that gets good mileage.
Or retirement -so I don't need to drive...

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Manual hair clippers. I cut my hair super short once a week. If the power goes out for an extended period Iíd still want to cut my hair short.
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Actual thing I can see me getting in my lifetime or wishful thinking kind of thing?

Actual... a harvest right freeze dryer

Wishlist.... a Jeep Gladiator, armored, custom painted mud brown, with a Diesel engine (bio fuel ready) and snorkel kit
Its s excellent machine well the harvest right. It makes up the cost in a few months of daily use. Highly recommend it


Myself more food basics and night vision
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1. More guns, ammo, and training for use of them.

2. Night--vision goggles.
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Need but don't have? Materially I need a new lawn mower.
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Old 10-11-2019, 07:45 PM
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Land with a reliable water source preferable that flows, lots of trees, some soil that can be used to grow food.

Night vision.
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Deodorant

Well, I mean, I kind of have enough for tomorrow....so I should probably go to the store...
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My home is currently in a decent location but iím saving up for an upgraded, more secluded homestead with some hunting land.

Once I get that, I want to install a quality root cellar.

Then, a thermal imaging setup for night patrols would be greatóespecially with solar setup for charging post SHTF. I donít have much desire for much more being hooked up to solar.
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Winning lottery ticket.
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M1 Abrams and a few hundred rounds.
I like how you think.
For me a solar power option. Just need something to recharge my batteries, radio, and phone. Wishlist would be land with a fully stocked cabin. But that's pointless as I travel too much for work too even consider doing that.
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If I had the dough a Cessna 182
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I guess more Ball jars with Tattler lids. I have only 12 jars already, and some of the other stuff for canning.

$230 could buy 240 more 32 oz jars. 252 jars won't feed a village, but I think it's a little more than I need for just myself for each year. It's 4.8 jars per week, and I should have other pretty significant sources of food besides just what I put up in jars.

252 is at least a good start. And just imagining taping thick foam around a pile of 1,000 empty jars to protect them until needed...

Also don't even have a dehydrator yet. Been wondering all along whether I should start with the Harbor Freight, or just get the Excalibur.

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Mostly LTS food and water storage/collection. Have some, definitely should have more.

Also, in no special order:

Solar system
Generator
A utility trailer
A larger caliber rifle or two
More land, and further from town
Gardening equipment, knowledge, and space (see land, above)
Canning equipment
More salt
More and better maps
More Bibles
More books
More multivitamins
Spare parts and fluids for cars
Chickens
Radio(s)
More gasoline storage
More propane
Better binoculars
More medical skills and supplies
Coffee
More matches
Potassium iodide tablets
More toothpaste and brushes
More antibiotics
Barbed wire
Barter items
Chest freezer

Probably more, but that's off the top of my head. I/we are blessed with a lot, but prepping is still relatively new to us.

But "that one thing" is LTS food and water.
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And a Cold Steel sword breaker, and a guy to be on my team who's fit to wield it
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Seriously though, I need land with a creek on it up in one of these mountains.
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We had about 18 months here where money was tight. We were actually using up our store faster than we were building them up. About 4 months ago things turned around, we got our savings built back up and now I am going a bit overboard on prepping so there are a ton of things I would like to get/fix.

I want to get a new handheld propane torch.

I have about 7-8 lanterns but only 2 of them work perfectly and another one works pretty good but is futzey to to keep it running more than a couple tank fulls. The rest are somewhere between "kind of work" and "parts" I would like to get all the "kind of" working ones in perfect condition. Then a good stock of mantels and fuel.

Just today I got our propane stove fully plumbed in and working, before that we planned to use a coleman camping stove as back up.

I need to order some wicks for my kerosene heaters.

More fuel: gas, propane, kerosene. I could also use more firewood but am comfortable with what I have.

Flashlights. I must have 15-20 of them but can never find the good ones.

Hardware:nails and screws of every type, wire, hinges, nuts and bolts, washers.

I just got a solar power system up and running today. I would like to set up a 12 or 120 volt pump for point so I don't have to hand pump everything. I have an kitchen set up from a camper(pump, switches, pressure tank, sink and faucet. I am thinking of plumbing it all together so we will have running water now that we have a long term power plan.

My generator runs and produces power but it revs and stalls when nothing is drawing power, I need to get it to a small engine shop and see if they can get it running correctly.

More hand tools.

Ammunition.

Corn, oats, barley and soy beans, I used to have 600 pounds of each but have been using it as animal feed to rotate through it, I am running very low on corn and soy beans at the moment.

There are probably a thousand other things I should get or do but those are some of the highest on my list.
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60 acres for my BOL / Forever Home. I have plans...

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For me it was litter. My guys go through 40 pounds a week and I had maybe 80. I have built it up and now have at least a month's worth.

Next on my list will be more, dry, cat food.

What about you? I suspect pet needs are often overlooked.
Not sure what you're prepping for but in a long-term SHTF situation can't your cats just take a dump in your flower bed? It would seem that the cat litter would be put to a better use by shoveling a bit over your latrine or improvised camp toilet after every use.
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