There is no question that Disaster Denial is a common ailment. Even those that prepare – and prepare well – ponder whether a disaster could really happen to them and to their families and if, at the end of the day, all of their preps are worth it.
In todays blast from the near past, I share an article I wrote listing the myriad of disasters that could happen. There is everything from natural disasters, to economic collapse, to technology failures (been there, done that) to weapons of mass destruction. As I was reading the article myself, I was reminded of the everyday calamities that could turn my life upside down – as it could yours. This is worth a second look.
THE FINAL WORD
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Bargain Bin: Just a few related items today for your consideration.
Kikkerland CD401 Classic Survival Tool: I just found this one and ordered it. This is one of those credit-card sized all-in-one tools. It Includes saw blade, 2 position wrench, key chain hole, bottle opener, direction auxiliary indication, can opener, knife edge, screwdriver, ruler, 4 position wrench, butterfly screw wrench, and carrying pouch.
Rothco 550lb. Type III Nylon Paracord: Pick your poison, color-wise, just be aware that some colors are more expensive than others. What to do with Paracord? Read: 44 Really Cool Uses of Paracord for Survival.
SE 7-Inch Hunting Knife with Fire Starter: Another inexpensive option for a highly rated knife. It has a full-tang stainless-steel tanto blade and includes a green cord-wrapped handle a belt sheath with a Velcro securing strap, and a magnesium alloy fire starter.
Chainmate Survival Pocket Chain Saw With Pouch: This is a survival chain saw that includes a belt loop pouch. Here is what one of the reviewers said: “This thing EATS wood and weighs nothing!! It takes a little bit of effort but you can chew through a hardwood tree half a foot thick in literally a couple minutes; half that if you use two people (one on each end).”
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There are a lot new items that are put on sale each month – be sure to take a look.
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