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  1. Urban Survival
    I'd think these would have a lot of uses in a disaster situation. Does anyone on here agree? Does anybody keep spark plugs on hand?
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Trying to put together a feasible GHB. My scenario: The most common location for me other than home is work. I work on a federal installation that prohibits firearms. I live on one side of Houston. I work on the opposite side. As the crow flies, it is about 35 miles between the two with a...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Kev, recently posted an excellent article on "Get Home Bags" at his blog here... http://www.survivalboards.com/2011-06-20/ideas-for-a-get-home-bag/ I encourage everyone to read it. I also thought it might be useful to expand on this as a thread. Based on what Kev wrote and my own thoughts I...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Before beginning this post, I want to make clear that there is no way I can give credit to everyone whose information helped me in the construction of this idea and kit. However, I can give credit to two of the major sources, Survivalist Boards, and Nutnfancy's video "Concept USK) I have...
  5. Urban Survival
    I have been using the piper gear bugout bag since the thing came out for my BOB. I also got another one a few years back that I used for school, gym, camping, etc.. . Well I am out of school, rarely going to the gym but I go fishing almost everyday and I take it with me every time. I am trying...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I came across this idea in a video by nutnfancy. He talks about a "USK" or urban survival kit. I will now discuss my USK, and the philosophy behind it. Here it is: Water (Around 2 liters is enough.) 2 liters water, bottled Food (Around 1500-2000 calories is enough.) 8 Clif Bars Shelter...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm building my first USK (Urban Survival Kit) (Which serves two purposes, the first role is a GHB. The second is to survive in the urban environment for a short term event, which I interpret to be at the shortest 1 hour and at most 7 days. Examples of scenarios in which to use this would be...
  8. Urban Survival
    Since I don't have the money to go out and buy everything at once I decided I will make it a point to buy something every week. So on top of the normal stuff I get I will also pick up 2 bags of jerky, 10 gallons of water, 10 cans of vegetables, 5 cans of fruit, and 10 cans of assorted beans and...
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