My current BOB, put together trying to follow to The Prepared's recommendations. Still a work in progress. It's broken down into prioritized levels so it's easier for me to plan what to get next, or in case I have to dump some items.
Everything fits inside a Nalgene bottle.
The Prepared's recommended bug out bag, broken down by gear categories. Items are roughly prioritized within each category. Everything on this list represents a full Level 3 bug out bag. No specific reccomendations.
For the past two years I’ve been wondering if beeswax wraps were worth adding to my home preps. They’re reusable and environmentally friendly, which made me wonder if they lasted long and performed well enough to be a prepper's alternative to standard cling wrap for food preservation. Instead of single-use plastic, beeswax wraps are pieces of cotton fabric with a coating of natural wax, oil, and resin. Since one of the weird things experiencing a shortage during COVID is cling wrap, it fe
Ultraviolet light is one way to treat potentially-harmful water. There's a growing market of reusable water bottles with UV built into either the cap or body. The folks behind the CrazyCap Gen2 bottle sent us one for review (which, as always, never impacts what we say.) The CrazyCap2 is a system of water purification with a UV light built into the cap of a reusable water bottle. With a quick tap on the cap, the UV light shines for either 60 or 120 seconds, depending on the level of purificati