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How to Pack a Bug Out Bag – Packing Matters

How to Pack a Bug Out Bag – Packing Matters - The three main goals we discuss for packing include weight considerations, resource accessibility, and appearance. Each of these is important in making your bug out bag an effective part of your bug out plan.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Packing a Bug Out Bag isn’t as simple as tossing stuff into a backpack right before a disaster. It takes some planning and consideration to …

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35 Reasons Coffee Filters are Survival Multitaskers

35 Reasons Coffee Filters are Survival Multitaskers - One of the best things about coffee filters is they are incredibly inexpensive. You don't need top of the line filters for a survival situation. Not only are they cheap, they are very light and take up little room for all their uses.

The simple coffee filter is not so simple when it comes to survival! There are numerous uses beyond the obvious filtering that can help make a SHTF situation go from absolutely awful to not-so-bad. How is that possible you ask? Here are just a few uses for this survival multitasker: Make an instant funnel. Trying …

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The Ultimate Bug Out Bag Checklist

The Ultimate Bug Out Bag Checklist - One of the best ways is to have a bugout checklist. Store the list in your bag. This article is about the ultimate bugout bag checklist. I would recommend creating your own because your bag should be personalized.

How often do you check the quality on your bugout bags? Be honest now. How old are those granola bars in the bugout bag? Ya know, its hard enough just to commit the resources to things like bugout bags in the first place. Let alone concern yourself with things like quality checks. We all need …

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57 Bug Out Bag Gear Ideas You May Not Have Thought Of

57 Bug Out Bag Gear Ideas You May Not Have Thought Of - Have you thought of everything for your bug out bag? This article will almost definitely give you at least one idea of what you should have in your bug out bag that you haven't thought of yet.

Have you thought of everything for your bug out bag? This article will almost definitely give you at least one idea of what you should have in your bug out bag that you haven’t though of yet. Obviously, you need to have some way to start a fire, some way to filter and/or purify water, …

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How to Assemble an INCH Bag

How to Assemble an INCH Bag — Everybody’s talking about bug out bags and how important they are for survival, specifically in bug out scenarios, when you're supposed to leave your home and go someplace else. That's when a backpack filled with supplies will be of tremendous help.

Everybody’s talking about bug out bags and how important they are for survival, specifically in bug out scenarios, when you’re supposed to leave your home and go someplace else. That’s when a backpack filled with supplies will be of tremendous help. But what if things don’t go as planned and you wake up with no fuel, …

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How To Customize A Bug Out Bag For Your Unique Needs

How To Customize A Bug Out Bag For Your Unique Needs - A bug out bag's one-size-fits-all attempt to cover everything can result in a lot of bad gear choices if it's not audited and kept in check every now and then. Your pack will be full of heavy and often times useless items.

Your bug out bag is your best tool against any disaster. Unfortunately, because of their popularity and reputation as being THE place to start if you’re new to prepping, most BOB’s are poorly put together collections of camping gear that sit in a corner and collect dust.   A new prepper might fill their bug …

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Walking the Walk Part 1: Planning a Bug-Out Trip

Walking the Walk Part 1: Planning a Bug-Out Trip - This article is for those who think they have the bugout process all worked out. Do you believe that you are ready for all hell to break loose. This article will bring all of that into question and you might not like the answer when it finally breaks in front of you.

The bugout is an incredible process that takes a tremendous amount of planning but it can amount to something that is absolutely life saving. This, of course, depends on how much time and effort you put into the situation. Are you capable of creating such a plan and practicing it? The answer is yes. You …

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27 Useful Items You Should Have In Your Bug Out Bag

27 Useful Items You Should Have In Your Bug Out Bag - In this article, we'll take a look at 27 multipurpose items you should consider adding to your bug out bag. By having a few really useful items such as these, you won't need to pack near as many tools and supplies, making your bag several pounds lighter which will make a huge difference if you're on your feet all day.

When preparing to survive a disaster, one of the first things you should do is build a bug out bag. If you have to evacuate your home, you’ll need at least three day’s worth of supplies–stuff that will keep you warm, healthy, nourished, hydrated, and safe until you reach your bug out location. The biggest …

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How Much Gear Should You Put In Your Bug Out Bag?

How Much Gear Should You Put In Your Bug Out Bag - The question of how much gear should be in a bug out bag has always been a contentious one. You can’t carry everything, and you’d have a hard time surviving if you didn’t carry anything. What's the answer?

The question of how much gear should be in a bug out bag has always been a contentious one. You can’t carry everything, and you’d have a hard time surviving if you didn’t carry anything (unless you’re Les Stroud or something). The answer as to how much gear you should be carrying is more complicated than just …

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Paratus Three Day Operator’s Pack by 3V Gear Review

Paratus Three Day Operator's Pack by 3V Gear Review

So rarely are you presented with a pack that was designed by a company to be many things but certainly to be a bug out bag. The Paratus Three Day Operators Pack was designed for the purpose of the bug out. This message is clear and right on the 3V Gear website. It only makes …

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