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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    When I go camping I sleep like a log until I hear something outside the camp. Sounds like I'm just afraid but it's more of a constant state of alertness. This will obviously be a problem in a bug out situation. Heck, I can't sleep in my own bed sometimes! So to get more specific; How can I...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    After spending most of my spare time and even more of my 'non spare time' (??) on here I decided to go outside, after all... Is that what we are all here for in the first place? First stop (after the bank) was the local surplus store... Where, yet again, they managed to prise me out of 140+...
  3. DIY - Do It Yourself
    I have seen lots of ideas on the web about how to build a sleeping platform in the bed of a truck. Here is my idea...I go antelope hunting and want to sleep in the back of my truck. I have a 2001 Ford Ranger with a 6 foot bed that is about 4 foot wide. I have two of the tuff boxes that contain...
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I am just curious to see if anyone out there has ever considered or has used a pool raft for a sleeping pad instead of a thermarest. I bought a raft a while back and have been on 4 camping trips since then, and I LOVE IT! It only cost me about $5 or $6 at Walmart. Granted, I do not weigh that...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    During SHTF situations, you may be forced to go without sleep for days whilst moving across open country, waiting a disaster out or otherwise. I know there will be a lot of people flaming, maybe about the fact that it is too "ninja style thinking" or whatever, the fact is, it may happen. So...
  6. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    Anyone try melatonin supplements to help with sleep before. Do they really work?
  7. General Discussion
    Ok, heres the deal. The past five to seven day's I've not been able to sleep. I've tried everything I could think of. (Hot chocolate, Tea, even warm Coca Cola.:() I've slept roughly ten to twelve hours this entire week and it's starting to get to me. Sometimes, it's like my body goes into...
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