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Weapons that disassemble or collapse are even more useful for bug out bags. Where every amount of space and weight matters, collapsible weapons can give you the opportunity to hunt and defend yourself as you could with a larger weapon. Not only do they take up less space and weight, but they can be less noticeable too.
The obvious downside is that you have to assemble the weapons before you use them. This makes them not as useful for self defense since you may need to use a weapon on a moments notice. Smaller self defense weapons tend to work better for every day carry anyways, so a bug out weapon should only be a back-up at best. Take a look at seven collapsible weapons that you should consider for your bug out bag in the article below: