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    i think some of these things are not essentials but its a good start. enjoy

    100 Items to Disappear First in an Emergency

    1. Generators: Good solar ones are best. Gas ones have supplylstorage, risk, noisy, target of thieves, maintenance.

    2. Water Filters/Purifiers

    3. Portable Toilets/showers

    4. Seasoned Firewood. Wood takes about 6 -12 months to become dried, for home uses.

    5. Lamp Oil, Wicks, Lamps (First Choice: Buy CLEAR oil. If scarce, stockpile ANY!)

    6. Coleman Fuel. Impossible to stockpile too much.

    7. Guns, Ammunition, Pepper Spray, Knives, Clubs, Bats & Slingshots.

    8. Hand-can openers, & hand egg beaters, whisks.

    9. Honey/Symps/white, brown sugar

    10. Rice -Beans -Wheat

    1 1. Vegetable Oil (for cooking) Without it food burns/must be boiled etc.,)

    12. Charcoal, Lighter Fluid (Will become scarce suddenly)

    13. Water Containers (Urgent Item to obtain.) Any size. Small: HARD CLEAR PLASTIC ONLY -note -food

    grade if for drinking.

    14. Mini Heater head (Propane) (Without this item, propane won’t heat a room.)

    15. Grain Grinder (Non-electric)

    16. Propane Cylinders (Urgent: Def,rnite shortages will occur.

    17. Survival Guide Book.

    18. Mantles: Aladdin, Coleman, etc. (Without this item,longer-term lighting is difficult.)

    1 9. Baby Supplies: Diapers/formula. ointments/aspirin, etc.

    20. Washboards, Mop Bucket w/wringer (for Laundry)

    21. Cookstoves (Propane, Coleman & Kerosene)

    22. Vitamins

    23.Propane Cylinder Handle-Holder (Urgent: Small canister use is dangerous without this item)

    24. Feminine Hygiene/Haircare/Skin products.

    25. Thermal underwear (Tops & Bottoms)

    26. Bow saws, axes and hatchets, Wedges (also, honing oil)

    27. Aluminum Foil Reg. & Heavy Duty (Great Cooking and Barter Item)

    28. Gasoline Containers (Plastic & Metal)

    29. Garbage Bags (Impossible To Have Too Many).

    30. Toilet Paper, Kleenex, Paper Towels

    31. Milk -Powdered & Condensed (Shake Liquid every 3 to 4 months)

    32. Garden Seeds Q.{on-Hybrid) (A MUST)

    33. Clothes pins/linelhangers (A MUST)

    34. Coleman’s Pump Repair Kit

    35. Tuna Fish (in oil)

    36. Fire Extinguishers (or..large box of Baking Soda in every room)

    37. First aid kits

    38. Batteries (all sizes…buy furthest-out for Expiration Dates)

    39. Garlic, spices & vinegar, baking supplies

    40. Big Dogs (and plenty of dog food)

    41. Flour, yeast & salt

    42.Matches. {“Strike Anywhere” preferred.) Boxed, wooden matches will go first

    43. Writing paper/pads/pencils, solar calculators

    44. Insulated ice chests (good for keeping items from freezing in Wintertime.)

    45. Workboots, belts, Levis & durable shirts

    46. Flashlights/LIGHTSTICKS & torches, “No. 76 Dietz” Lanterns

    47.loumals, Diaries & Scrapbooks (ot down ideas, feelings, experience; Historic Times)

    48. Garbage cans Plastic (great for storage, water, transporting -if with wheels)

    49. Men’s Hygiene: Shampoo, Toothbrush/paste, Mouthwash/floss, nail clippers, etc

    50. Cast iron cookware (sturdy, efficient)

    5 1. Fishing supplies/tools

    52. Mosquito coils/repellent, sprays/creams

    53. Duct Tape

    54. Tarps/stakes/twine I nailshopelspikes

    55. Candles

    56. Laundry Detergent (liquid)

    57. Backpacks, Duffel Bags

    58. Garden tools & supplies

    59. Scissors, fabrics & sewing supplies

    60. Canned Fruits, Veggies, Soups, stews, etc.

    61. Bleach (plain. NOT scented: 4 to 6% sodium hypochlorite)

    62. Cawing supplies, (Jars/lids/wax)

    63. Knives & Sharpening tools: files, stones, steel

    64. Bicyc les.. . Tires/tube s/pumps/chains, etc

    65. Sleeping Bags & blankets/pillows/mats

    66. Carbon Monoxide Alarm (battery powered)

    67.Board Games, Cards, Dice

    68. d-con Rat poison, MOUSE PRUFE II, Roach Killer

    69. Mousetraps, Ant traps & cockroach magnets

    70. Paper plates/cups/utensils (stock up, folks)

    Tl.Baby wipes, oils, waterless & Antibacterial soap (saves a lot of water)

    72. Rain gear, rubberized boots, etc.

    73. Shaving supplies (razors & creams, talc, after shave)

    T4.Handpumps & siphons (for water and for fuels)

    75. Soysauce, vinegar, bullions/gravylsoup base

    76. Reading glasses

    7 7 . Chocolatel Cocaa/Tang/Punch (water enhancers)

    78. ” Survival-in-a-Can”

    79. Woolen clothing, scarve s/ear-muffs/mittens

    80. Boy Scout Handbook, / also Leaders Catalog

    81. Roll-on Window Insulation Kit (MANCO)

    82. Graham crackers, saltines, pretzels, Trail mix/Jerky

    83. Popcorn, Peanut Butter, Nuts

    84. Socks, Underwear, T-shirts, etc. (extras)

    85. Lumber (all types)

    86. Wagons & carts (for transport to and from)

    87. Cots & Inflatable mattress’s

    88. Gloves: Work/warming/gardening, etc.

    89. Lantern Hangers

    90. Screen Patches, glue, nails, screws,, nuts & bolts

    91. Teas

    92. Coffee

    93. Cigarettes

    94. Wine/Liquors (for bribes, medicinal, etc,)

    95. Paraffin wax

    96. Glue, nails, nuts, bolts, screws, etc.

    97. Chewing gum/candies

    98. Atomizers (for cooling/bathing)

    99. Hats & cotton neckerchiefs

    100. Goats/chickens

    10 additional survival strategies.


    That,s a good list Earthworm42 and how long did it take you to set that up. Some of it sounds like American but no matter.


    Looks like a ‘cut and paste’ to me, complete with American spelling.


    Wazza post=313211 wrote: Looks like a ‘cut and paste’ to me, complete with American spelling.

    Gawd.. you’re in a picky mood tonight.. does it really matter Wazza, lol :shrug:


    yes it is cut and paste 😛


    Yea it does not mean anything I dont think or maybe all of us old blokes have got PMT.



    EW42 This is a good list for anyone wanting to be self-sufficient to the best of there ability. Always room for improvement but a very good list. Some may prefer the term sustainable but me I would rather be self-sufficient if possible. If we had all these things with the land to grow our own food and make our own things we are way ahead when trouble strikes.



    I have a simalar list I printed out a few years ago It gives you the basics of what you might need if it happens.

    I took away from my list and added a few that we as a family will use.

    I added seeds helps towards food supply even if you save your own.

    the matches, on Ebay is a flint lighter for $3 some of the survilist shows use them. But if you are caught short you should start practising starting a fire with sticks. Brings back memories of being in the Sea rangers as a teenager. A friends is buying flint guns with the gas already in them but they don’t last and what happens when the shop runs out of them.

    Saw on Tv a show where he takes his wife on surviving in the bush and they went to an Island of Tassie, One thing they showed that was very helpful to know she collected large Kelp and made a bag out of it for collecting water. By threading sticks around the top to create the bag. He found some water that had animal waste in it but they couldn’t boil it up as it would of burnt the bag so he heated up stones and when they were hot he threw them in the bag and it makes water drinkable. Might be something to try out for later use.


    Sorry for my ignorance, but what is an atomizer?

    It is number 98.

    What context do you use it?


    I think an atomiser is a special ray gun used by romulans.

    Of course, I could be wrong :laugh:

    Sorry, no idea really :shrug:

    Doc 😉


    lol doc, that’s a good guess! I think it might actually be a simply spray bottle, the sort you use for cleaning or gardening.


    an atomiser is a spray bottle. Simple as that!


    Oops :whistle:

    Doc 😉


    How many would already have completed a list like the 100 items posted at the beginning.



    I think we call atomisers “spray bottles”.(Ladies used to have perfume atomisers………? Little squeezy bags attached to perfume bottles that created a spray?) So I suppose if you are surviving but you are suffering from heat you can spray yourself with water.Actually, even if you are not “surviving”, that’s very pleasant on a really hot day. 🙂

    Whoops! Should have read page two first!

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