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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm constantly adding ideas off this site to my disaster bag, actually bags. I have a couple old laptop bags and have some split by what might happen. I'm north of Seattle and aside from social upheavals, we have earthquakes, tidal waves and volcanos to worry about. So I have a food bag...
  2. Food and water
    Nothing fancy, but since I've been in the prepper movement for a while, I thought it best to try out my new camp stove and mess kit. Using my aluminum BOB mess kit, the water boiled in about 90 seconds and I had reconstituted chili 10 minutes later. I need to make it a point to test and push...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Looking for a good,compact mess kit and a good compact,light weight sleeping bag. Any ideas?? Gotta be compact.With the sleeping bag, I wouldnt mind if it can maybe double as a tarp or just multi use if that even exists
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Like the title says, What's the best mess kit? I have a Boy Scout style kit I purchased from Wal-Mart many moons ago which is steel with a copper plating on the bottom of the frying pan. While it works great and I have never had any real issues with it, I would like to know if there is anything...
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I am looking for a good,quality cookset.Could any point me in the right direction? Thanks
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    i want a pot to boil water in but for the life of me cant find one that i like i already did a thread like this the coleman solo cook kit would be perfect if it was like 4x bigger so does anybody know of something like that maybe just one with a lid and foldable handle
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hello everyone, I'm looking for a good mess kit to take with me on hikes. I'm looking for something that is light and compact but durable. Any suggestions would be much appreciated.
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/10-new-german-mess-kits.aspx?a=259614 I ordered a set. These should come in real handy.
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    My preferred style of canteen is the US Army style, though I really don't like that it's plastic. It makes the water taste terrible. I've been looking for a stainless steel canteen that's kidney shaped and finally found one. It's perfect except for one thing-it's only 3/4 the size. The...
  10. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    i just bought a 5$ aluminum mess kit from walmart to use with my soda can stove and when i tried it out the water discolored the aluminum. is thyis normal. anyone else have this problem? thanks
  11. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hygiene is very important since you do not want to eat rotten food and get sick but without the convenience of a sink, running water, and copious dish soap cleaning your gear can be a little more tricky. Wood ash is one suggestion. Also sand for abrading gunk off. You could just use a...
  12. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    We need a mess kit -the folding frying pan, cup, etc in a kit like the boy scouts have - only I don't like the cheapo ones we can buy in the stores. Where can we get a better one? There is an army surplus store here but it doesn't have any.
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