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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    We want to make an emergency kit to give as a Christmas gift for some close family and friends. We already know we'll put shelf stable food in it and a water filter. We're thinking enough food for the family to survive for a week. (we have our own freeze dryer so we'll make the meals and seal in...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I've read a lot of people here talking about using wool blankets for a sleeping system instead of a sleeping bag, I'm just wondering what the reason for that could possibly be. I'd take an army four piece sleeping system over blanket any day. Blankets are less warm, heavier, bigger.
  3. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    I was wondering what kind of blanket you guys recommend for my BOB. I am between a wool GI blanket or one of the solar blankets. What do you guys think? Thanks
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I went to a large flea market last week and one of the vendors had a lot of German mil surp stuff. He had several wool blankets for 5 each but when I smelled them they smelled of kerosene. Is that normal? Can it be washed out of them? My guess is they were treated with a chemical similar...
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Just one word - Dont. Well, that is really 2 words, as Dont is a contraction of "Do Not." I bought 2 space blankets from wal-mart for this weekends camping trip. They failed to do anything but make noise. The space blankets I have used before would burn you up they got so hot. Not these...
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