100 Items Likely to Disappear First when the SHTF

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MC900437224[1]The following list of 100 items likely to disappear first in a disaster or panic has been circulating the net for ions and is in the public domain.  That does not make it any less useful.

I must admit that I am a bit surprised at the ordering, especially #92 Coffee and #94 Wine/Liquors.   Still, regardless of the  ordering, this is a useful checklist for all of us to consider as we plan for the future we hope will never arrive.

It is time to take inventory.

1. Generators
2. Water Filters/Purifiers
3. Portable Toilets
4. Seasoned Firewood
5. Lamp Oil, Wicks, Lamps
6. Coleman Fuel
7. Guns, Ammunition, Pepper Spray, Knives, Clubs, Bats & Slingshots
8. Hand-can openers, & hand egg beaters, whisks
9. Honey/Syrups/white, brown sugar
10. Rice – Beans – Wheat
11. Vegetable Oil (for cooking)
12. Charcoal, Lighter Fluid
13. Water Containers
14. Grinder for Grains
15. Propane Heaters
16. Propane Cylinders
17. Survival Guide Book.
18. Mantles: Aladdin, Coleman, etc.
19. Baby Supplies: Diapers/formula. ointments/aspirin, etc.
20. Washboards, Mop Bucket w/wringer
21. Cook stoves
22. Vitamins
23. Propane Cylinder Handle-Holder
24. Feminine Hygiene/Hair care/Skin products.
25. Thermal underwear
26. Bow saws, axes and hatchets, Wedges
27. Aluminum Foil Reg. & Heavy Duty
28. Gasoline Containers
29. Garbage Bags
30. Toilet Paper, Kleenex, Paper Towels
31. Milk – Powdered & Condensed
32. Garden Seeds (Non-Hybrid)
33. Clothes pins/line/hangers
34. Coleman’s Pump Repair Kit
35. Tuna Fish
36. Fire Extinguishers
37. First aid kits
38. Batteries
39. Garlic, spices & vinegar, baking supplies
40. Big Dogs (and plenty of dog food)
41. Flour, yeast & salt
42. Matches
43. Writing paper/pads/pencils, solar calculators
44. Insulated ice chests
45. Work boots, belts, Levis & durable shirts
46. Flashlights, light sticks & torches, “No. 76 Dietz” Lanterns
47. Journals, Diaries & Scrapbooks
48. Garbage cans Plastic
49. Men’s Hygiene: Shampoo, Toothbrush/paste, Mouthwash/floss, nail clippers, etc
50. Cast iron cookware
51. Fishing supplies/tools
52. Mosquito coils/repellent, sprays/creams
53. Duct Tape
54. Tarps/stakes/twine/nails/rope/spikes
55. Candles
56. Laundry Detergent
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. Canning supplies
63. Knives & Sharpening tools: files, stones, steel
64. Bicycles…Tires/tubes/pumps/chains, etc
65. Sleeping Bags & blankets/pillows/mats
66. Carbon Monoxide Alarm
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
71. Baby wipes, oils, waterless & Antibacterial soap
72. Rain gear, rubberized boots, etc.
73. Shaving supplies (razors & creams, talc, after shave)
74. Hand pumps & siphons
75. Soy sauce, vinegar, bullions/gravy/soup base
76. Reading glasses
77. Chocolate/Cocoa/Tang/Punch to use as water enhancers
78. “Survival-in-a-Can”
79. Woolen clothing, scarves/ear-muffs/mittens
80. Boy Scout Handbook, / also Leaders Catalog
81. Roll-on Window Insulation Kit
82. Graham crackers, saltines, pretzels, Trail mix/Jerky
83. Popcorn, Peanut Butter, Nuts
84. Socks, Underwear, T-shirts, etc.
85. Lumber
86. Wagons & carts
87. Cots & Inflatable mattress’s
88. Gloves: Work/warming/gardening, etc.
89. Lantern Hangers
90. Screen Patches
91. Teas
92. Coffee
93. Cigarettes
94. Wine/Liquors
95. Paraffin wax
96. Glue, nails, nuts, bolts, screws, etc.
97. Chewing gum/candies
98. Atomizers
99. Hats & cotton neckerchiefs
100. Goats/chickens

Enjoy your next adventure, wherever it takes you!

Gaye

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100 Items Likely to Disappear First when the SHTF — 7 Comments

  1. Just wrote down the items I’m missing form this list. 47 items, but I added the word “more” to many of them, meaning I already have it but not enough. I never get tired of reading Gaye’s posts and then trying harder with my preps.

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