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A place to track my monthly challenges

  1. Bug Out Bag for the Office

    by , 02-16-2011 at 12:29 PM
    Since I will already have a kit for the work car, this will be much smaller - just stuff I don't necessarily want to carry about with me, but that I wouldn't mind having if I had to take off from the office and couldn't go home immediately.
    1. Box of energy bars
    2. Extra set of clothes (work and comfy)
    3. 2-3 books (in case my iPhone doesn't work)
    4. Mag of word puzzles (see above)
    5. Bag o' snacks
    6. Extra case of bottled waters

    Updated 02-17-2011 at 11:03 AM by Gabe

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  2. Bug Out Bag -Work Vehicle (currently an SUV)

    by , 02-16-2011 at 12:05 PM
    Items to have in the SUV:
    1. 5 gallons of bottled water
    2. Emergency blanket
    3. 2 regular blankets
    4. 2 towels
    5. Back-up hard drive for my laptops (work and personal) (updated monthly)
    6. Hand sanitizer
    7. Small bottle of bleach
    8. First aid kit
    9. $100 cash
    10. 5 gallons gasoline
    11. Nylon slip leads (2)
    12. Change of clothes
    13. Overnight toiletry bag
    14. Disposable plates/bowls
    15. Can opener
    16. Ice chest
    17. Dehydrated fruit/meat/etc
    18. Flashlight (hand-crank or AA battery)
    19. Radio (hand-crank or AA battery)
    20. Extra
    ...

    Updated 02-17-2011 at 11:43 AM by madhen

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  3. Bug Out Bag - personal truck

    by , 02-16-2011 at 11:58 AM
    Items to have in the truck:
    1. 5 gallons of bottled water
    2. Emergency blanket
    3. 2-3 regular blankets
    4. 2-3 towels
    5. First aid kit (including pet first aid)
    6. $100 cash
    7. Back-up hard drive for my laptops (work and personal) (updated monthly)
    8. 5 gallons gasoline
    9. Extra ammo for pistol
    10. Extra ammo for shotgun
    11. One large fold-down dog crate
    12. Nylon slip leads (at least 3)
    13. Change of clothes
    14. Overnight toiletry bag
    15. Sleeping bag
    16. Personal tent
    17. Disposable plates/bowls (for feeding dogs)
    18. Bowl
    ...

    Updated 02-17-2011 at 12:03 PM by madhen

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  4. The Dig In Kit

    by , 02-12-2011 at 04:55 PM
    For the "dig in" kit (prepared in case I get stuck in the house):
    1. First aid kit
    2. Hand-crank/battery-operated radio
    3. Hand-crank/battery-operated flashlight
    4. Matches
    5. Plastic sheeting (for taping over windows if busted out by falling branches)
    6. Duct tape
    7. Scissors
    8. Emergency blanket
    9. Extra regular blankets
    10. Thermal underwear and socks
    11. Fire extinguisher
    12. Work gloves
    13. Manual can opener
    14. Utility knife
    15. Bleach
    16. Drinking water (at least 10 gallons)
    17. Water for washing (at least
    ...

    Updated 02-17-2011 at 12:08 PM by madhen

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  5. Day 1 - The Plan

    by , 02-01-2011 at 10:08 PM
    Okay, here is the plan for February's home project challenge:

    1. One "dig in" kit for use if I get stuck at the house for an extended period of time. I am going to compile the kit with the anticipation of having no power (and, consequently, no water) for a week;

    2. One "bug out" bag to be left in a convenient location in the house, should I have to leave the house quickly (i.e, brush fire);

    3. One "bug out" bag for the office, ...

    Updated 02-17-2011 at 12:07 PM by madhen

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