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Survival Kit Checklist

- Tue, 27 Aug 2013 05:45:47 EST kEs+e5p1 No.11660
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Post your checklist here. Trying to get some ideas before I set out into the wilderness.
Ethereal Apprentice - Tue, 27 Aug 2013 06:09:02 EST kEs+e5p1 No.11661 Reply
No survival essentials?
William Duckforth - Tue, 27 Aug 2013 14:54:32 EST fLAB8KkL No.11662 Reply
this board travels at a crawl, seriously check the bob bag discussion. its like 4 threads down
Sidney Sengerspear - Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:05:59 EST 0g9Q3xJu No.11666 Reply
Utility knife, ground sheet, bear bag, first aid kit with antibiotics, compass, map, entrenching tool, water, water filter or water purification tablets, sunscreen, insect repellent, foot powder, utensils, toiletries, paracord, hatchet, and a firestarter and tinderbox.
Extra socks, silk underpants, and fishing gear and a .22 rifle if there's fish or game.
Crank-powered flashlight, duct tape roll pressed flat, MOAR PARACORD. Paracord bracelet, paracord rifle sling, paracord bootlaces.

PEMMICAN. Learn 2 pemmican. Do you even pemmican?
Johnny Crowbar - Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:35:42 EST iF5Hcal0 No.11709 Reply
I consider this my Z-Day checklist.
>In my BOB (a large, competely waterproof military backpack my uncle gave me), from bottom to top.
2 pairs of socks and 2 pairs of underwear in a large ziplock bag, a slightly smaller ziplock bag inside (for dirty clothes), an extra t-shirt, and an extra pair of jeans, and my phone charger.
In the next "level," there are 2 squashed rolls of ductape, a pair of motocross gloves (unless I'm wearing them), and a small "toolkit" consisting of pliers, wire, a screwdriver with every kind of interchangable basic bit, a can opener, an extra knife, a sharpening stone, 3 bic lighters, 1 full zippo lighter, and 3 nine-hour candles.
Level 3 is extra space for cans and bags of food that will be added later (but they're ready to grab in my cupboard).
There's also a compartment in the front that has my first aid kit inside, and two waterbottle pouches that hold 2 aluminum water bottles.
That's it for the BOB.

>My on-hand checklist
My phone (which will still work for a few weeks or so), a lighter, my wallet with ID and a bit of money just incase, a pocket knife, my bowie knife, my leather jacket and workboots, and a bandanna to be used as a mask when killing the undead.
Matilda Chettingchack - Thu, 05 Sep 2013 12:04:03 EST ZJ28fk85 No.11713 Reply

-4x socks
-4x underwear
-2x outerwear
-the most concentrated skin-safe soap you can find. Hygiene is important, and you can use it to clean your laundry.
-Fixed blade knife
-Swiss Army Knife
-3 Compasses. one in you kit, one around your neck, and a third attached to the knife sheath
-ferro rod(even the tiny Scouts version is good for hundreds of fires)
-small whet stone
-tightly braided twine(shave it for tinder)
-foam sleeping mat
-square sleeping bag
-bvvy bag(optional but nice for colder months)
-extra batteries.
-USGI canteen kit(cnteen, steel cup with nesting stove, insulated carry case with pocket for water purificationb tabs and a book of water-resistant matches) Make sure it's genuine surplus; "GI Style" is crap
-3x Bic lighters
-goggles with clear and tinted lenses and/or a good pair of sunglasses
-More Rope. several lengths spread out on your person.
-550 cord. Again, make sure it's the real thing and not some cheap knockoff crap from Walmart.
-three paperback novels(the value of morale cannot be overstated) and a copy of the Scout Handbook or something similar(do your homework; all survival manuals are not created equal)
-"Survival Bandanna" it's bright orange with survival tips printed on it.
-food and drink additives of your choice.
-Multivitamins. Your food will go a lot farther if you take a vitamin every day.
-if you plan to hunt, I recommend a bow or crossbow. arrows are a lot easier to make in the field than bullets.

I'd also recommend learning some primitive bushcraft. If all else fails, your brain is your most valuable tool. if you have knowlege, you can survive with little or not kit.
Fuck Drembleket - Sat, 21 Sep 2013 19:22:03 EST gLJUJtXx No.11781 Reply
Lydia Sendlestan - Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:08:53 EST 3Him8yRP No.11785 Reply
my bag is mainly for semi-lightweight hiking/camping since I live in the woods but it will serve well in a disaster as well....ill check back to see if I can find any creative ideas from you guys

Current Gear:
Crown VC 60 backpack
solo wood burning stove with pot
first need water filter with extra filters
decent knife w/ sharpener
2x magnesium fire starters
50ft black paracord
1 person lightweight stealth tent
prescription bottle crammed with matches

Gear getting soon (incomplete) :
small first aid kit
2x tarp - (can be used to collect rain water, protect bottom of tent, or backup shelter)
extra knife
.22 handgun w/ ammo
lightweight mummy sleeping bag
2x waterproof solar flashlight
2x prescription glasses
stocking up on cheap foods like rice and beans
needle and thread
need to find a decent bushcraft book as well
some fast easy to grow seeds like beans and vegetables

I know im missing something hear and there but that's all I can think of right now
Fucking Fingerhotch - Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:15:36 EST DphJKqER No.11857 Reply
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This is my work-in-progress survival backpack / hiking backpack. I started on this the other day and I know I have a lot of work to do.


  • Backpack
  • Boots
  • 2 of each: Socks, t-shirts, long sleeve shirts, pants, underwear.
  • Warm waterproof gloves, hat, face mask
  • Water container
  • Swiss Army Knife
  • Poly fiber cordage, fishing line, a few bungee cords.
  • Basic first aid kit: Bandages, gauze, disinfectant, one burn pad, small soap, a small package of oral disinfectant, floss, alcohol pads, athlete's tape, chapstick, and a tiny bottle of lotion.
  • Small stuff: Thread, needle, a few safety pins, a few bobby pins, a razor, a few rubber bands.
  • A lighter, matches.
  • Pen, pencil, small notebook.


  • Sleeping system: Groundsheet, tarp, emergency blanket, sleeping bag.
  • Utility knife
  • Food
  • More fire starters, additional ways to start fire
  • Water filtration
  • Crank flashlight
  • Crank radio/charger
  • Cookware and utensils
  • Compass
  • Paracord
  • Duct Tape
  • Field guide
George Duckstock - Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:49:49 EST ZJ28fk85 No.11959 Reply

have you considered adding a hammock? Doesn't take up much space; it's a lot cooler in the summer than sleeping on the ground, and more comfortable too.
Jericho !.iRAtomic2 - Mon, 02 Dec 2013 12:02:58 EST BYatvm4L No.12306 Reply
In a 90l pack, from bottom to top, I have:
Food bag. Since this pack is also my bug out bag, it usually has a 3 pound bag of rice, and another 2-3 pounds of various canned foods.
Pot, lid, and handle, fit inside the pot is an MSR Whisperlite stove.
Clothing bag, 2 pairs wool socks, 2 pairs wicking socks, long underwear shirt and pants, short sleeved wicking shirt, one pair of jeans, one light fleece shirt, one heavy fleece shirt, one pair fleece pants. Wool hat, undergloves, skiing mittens, and a -20F sleeping bag.
Winter around here can kind of be a bitch.
200Y p-cord, hatchet, first aid kit, water purification tablets, some firesteel, a 20X jewelers scope (lights a fire in about 5 seconds on a sunny day), a leatherman, map of the area, compass, poncho, groundpad, tarp, emergency blanket, mirror.
Somehow, all of this together only weighs about 40lbs.
I also have a pair of lightweight machettes, and then of course a walking stick.
Cyril Billingbury - Tue, 03 Dec 2013 02:52:39 EST MrDUCEOQ No.12311 Reply
Some bud (For when I know i've found a good place to hide, and can relax. Doubt that would be soon though)
Multiple clothes for winter

That's about it
Angus Blytheson - Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:13:16 EST P6801HHe No.12318 Reply
Here's my bare essentials OP;

Waterproof backpack, heavy, no metal or loose parts to swing around and make noise.
Bag of cayenne pepper powder, very high quality, hot and pure
2 pairs wool long underwear
2 pairs wool socks
First aid kit with bandages, ointments, spare aspirin etc, weighs about 1lb
500 rounds subsonic .22lr hollowpoints loaded with a little something special
Heavily modded Ruger 10/22, very quiet, even the action is buffered, all you hear is the pin striking the rim.
Bushcrafting knife
Kabar style cheap knife
Skinning knife
Fire retardant heavy knit wool blanket
Lifestraw drinking filter and spare filter
Full Zippo, can make fuel for it, it will be crude but will work
Lockpicking set
Handheld blowtorch
Charging cables
Thick fire retardant shock resistant fitted gloves
Heavy duty shovel
Tarp and sleeping bag
Fish netting
Solar pad and smartphone
Food bag with homemade soylent, candy and amphetamine pills
Gas mask
Spare contacts
2 ponchos
A star map and a few land maps
Shake recharge flashlight

I keep more stuff in my truck. High powered battle rifle, shotgun, pistols, ammo crates, tons of jerky, more homemade soylent, whiskey, khukri, full size axe, machete, decked out toolbox, generator, stove, pots n pans n cooking implements, surveillance equipment, more clothes, more solar chargers, batteries (spares of most sizes from tiny lithium to car batteries), mag lights, spare laptop with like 10gigs of porn and quality educational .pdfs, a comfortable bed, medicine kit and basic surgical gear (I even have a defibrillator), a few gas masks and spare filters, little goodie bags I made to hand out to other survivors that I find wandering around with jack shit, a pound of tobacco, notebooks, sketchbooks and loose paper, more miscellaneous stuff

I am so fucking ready.
George Gishlock - Fri, 13 Dec 2013 10:11:52 EST KAG+/JfK No.12386 Reply
add a fire steel and learn how to get sparks to light natural tinder,

also you dont list a water bottle or anything other then a life sraw to filter water.

you should really prep for duration more then anything. 500 rds of hollow point but only a life straw and zippo? you'l run out of either of those long before the ammo goes dry assuming you dont get into a high volume fire fight with other nomads regardless f the spare filter. might as well add a fire steel and a metal container. you'll lose a fire steel long before you wear it out and a tbh, even if you have the life straw a container to boil water in will be nice,

another thing to conisder is "just add water" type foods, many of them store for years.
Oliver Simmerhutch - Wed, 01 Jan 2014 19:02:14 EST P6801HHe No.12493 Reply

I have a fire steel actually, forgot to put it down, the zippo is for smoking weed haha. My preferred fire lighting method is to take a battery and 2 wires to a piece of tinder anyway. I can recharge batteries with my portable solar equipment, is more complicated than a firesteel but I honestly hate using them.

Canteen would be good though, a metal one, all I have is plastic bottles.
Ernest Nudgeville - Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:28:53 EST Q0zRftFb No.13230 Reply
>Bag of cayenne pepper powder, very high quality, hot and pure
For defense or for food?
Esther Barddale - Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:11:59 EST M/Tf4Iu4 No.13231 Reply
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I think I've seen that guy post about the cayenne pepper powder before, if I recall he keeps it to stave off food boredom/make disgusting scrounged up food more tolerable. Though defense is a cool application of it that I didn't think of.

>first aid kit with antibiotics

Curious as to where you'd pick up OTC anti-biotics. Or do you just save ones left over from what a doctor gave you? They seem like a legit consideration for long-term survival. Any resources on learning about anto-biotics and their applications in general? Seems like something to read up on before trying to treat things with them.

As far as a check list, I just go by the Ten Essentials. Double check that I've got plenty of water and electrolyte replacement, a good knife and multi-tool, and my military poncho and I'm good to go.
Hamilton Seckleked - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:54:35 EST NwDcBVP/ No.13235 Reply

Mostly neither, cayenne pepper is excellent herbal medicine, a remedy for all kinds of shitty conditions. I got bit by a brown recluse once and put fresh cayenne on it (this is high quality shit mind you, no shitty supermarket cayenne), dripped on some water so it would stick, wrapped a bandage around it and a little while after, the wound spat out the venom. I saw a doctor later but he was amazed at what the cayenne did, said he'd never seen anything like it and while he was giving me some antivenom just in case, said it's just to make sure and the cayenne probably took care of it.

It's been known to stop heart attacks in progress.

Has a whole shitload of uses, very good herbal medicine.

But yeah i suppose I could use it on food and as a last ditch don't fuck with me effort.
Cedric Buzzworth - Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:18:48 EST bdX/n4MD No.13241 Reply
Benny "The Jet" Urquidez used to take cayenne pepper in capsule form before a match, and he was a god damn wrecking machine.
Brotherhood Of The Tentacle - Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:19:43 EST 0h5id7pj No.13251 Reply
You tried storing cotton in plastic straws for you tinder? A buddy burner made from a used tuna can cardboard and old wax would help. Soda can tabs make good tensioners for your ropes. Using some chocolate on a bottom of a soda can be used to reflect the sun to start a fire. Nothing beats having pure baking soda a must have for any survival kit.
Nicholas Beffingdale - Sun, 13 Jul 2014 06:29:48 EST sHC1teiT No.13252 Reply
Tampons make the best tinder. Or cotton balls with vaseline.
I've seen the Coke can/chocolate firestarter trick before, you use the wrapper to polish the base until it's like a mirror.

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