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The Prepared's expert-designed IFAK, split up intro three prioritized levels. More than a plain boo-boo kit, designed for the most likely range of traumas. Great for BOBs, and matches BOB levels. See the full guide: https://theprepared.com/bug-out-bags/guides/first-aid-kit-list/
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Being able to fight at night requires specialized equipment. This kit allows you to be able to effectively engage targets in low light environments. It is a top of the line build, running nearly all premium components. 3.3 lb of gear on the head seems like a lot (and is a lot for most normal people), but it is definitely less than a helmet set up. The counter weight helps it balance which overall reduces the stress and is highly recommended. Regardless, if you are not used to it, wearing it for long periods will fatigue your neck muscles. The weapon build is a bit on the heavy side, but punches well outside of it's weight class, providing the ability to fire hearing-safe, 30 caliber projectiles in no-light environments out to 100 meters (with the sub sonic rounds; the super sonic rounds are good out to around 300 meters, though your ability to ID a target will be degraded at that distance). It will fit in a backpack (like the 5.11 AMP72) and also serves as an excellent "truck gun". It will work well for most realistic engagement distances as well as for Close Quarter Battle (CQB). The backpack makes it easy to grab and go, and is pretty discreet (even more so without the med kit on the front) You can take small to medium game with it, and engage predators (both four and two legged variety) if needed. It is also crazy fun to shoot at the range.
I created this with the intent of keeping the total kit weight at or below 30lbs without sacrificing quality of gear. Since I'm always going back and forth between my undergraduate campus and my parent's farm I needed something that was easily portable and packable to haul with me when I made trips back and forth since I always want it with me, however this kit could be useful for anyone trying to minimize bug out bag weight for any reason (joint issues, petite frame, etc.). I focused on dropping weight from traditionally heavy items like sleeping gear and cooking gear so I could throughly stock medical supplies and other essentials without worrying about exceeding the weight limit I had set. This kit is customized with a hammock because I have a lot of experience with them, but for those of you who do not I don't recommend you getting one for your kit. I definitely don't claim to be an expert prepper, I just claim to have done a lot of research into what would be most effective for me to carry. The best kit is the one that's customized for your skillset and lifestyle, and this is what works for me. Best of luck finding what suits you best!