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The High-Tech Prepper BOSS. (Basic Outdoor Survival System).

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OK, So I'm not the average prepper.. For one, I refuse to leave behind some of the stuff, that I consider, basic comforts of life. There are many excellent   BoB bag Instructables so I won't go into detail about those things that are common to the majority of the survival bags, rather,  I will focus on the things that  I consider "essential" , and have been left out of most "comprehensive"BOB systems,  and share some of the gadgets I have that you might want to include in your  bag.

The one "essential" trait that a prepper should have is to be a bargain hunter, 99% of the stuff in my BOSS, were acquired in the clearance racks,  on sale, or highly discounted from the major superstores.( ie. Target, Wall Mart ,K mart.. Marshalls, etc)

I really don't differentiate between Prepping and going out camping as the two of them require me to survive ant thrive out of my comfort zone, so you can also use this guide as an essential camping equipment check list.

Let's start the "show & tell"
 
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Step 1: Contents

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To be more organized, I  divided the contents into categories:

Food / water
Shelter
Clothing
Hunting gathering.
First aid/ Medical
Identification
Energy / Lighting
Communications / networking
Security /surveillance  
Personal defense
Tools / utility
Personal hygiene / toiletries
Entertainment / Comfort


Step 2: FOOD / WATER

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This is a very basic kit that is in one of the carry on / back packs. It does not include the protein bars , dehydrated food, and MRE's that every family member has and is responsible for.

Step 3: SHELTER

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Shelter consists of three tents for 4 persons. I tried the 1 tent for four and didn't work..Kids don't let you get a good nights sleep, and the rest that you will need to deal with whatever awaits you. they're better off with their own tents.

Step 4: CLOTHING

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My  Clothing, Every member has their own similar supply.
espdp29 days ago

It's an excellent and well thought out set of kit. I'm surprised that this hasn't received more views. You should enter it in the Apocalypse contest. I would like to see it set up in your yard, especially the security and battery systems. Can you shoot a video?

espdp2 espdp29 days ago

One thing that I didn't see, but would definitely add, is a tarp and plenty of light rope to hold it. Whether camping or bugging out, especially in central FL, a heavy downpour can be a major downer if you don't have a halfway dry place to sit and keep your stuff. I would use a 10'x10' sheet of painter's plastic with some packing tape loops for tie-outs in the shelter kit in Step 3, and add the biggest camo tarp you can find to Step 14. I also didn't see contractor trash bags and gallon zip-lock bags, which are perfect for waterproofing your stuff that isn't being used. The best quality ones are still cheap insurance.

oldmicah1 year ago
Pretty neat. How much does your boss weigh?