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Putting Together Your First B.O.BPutting Together Your First B.O.B Picking your gear for your emergency bag is important. Some of the equipment out there looks really impressive but isn't all that well made. If you spend your money well and buy the right kind of gear, you should be able to make a pretty decent preparedness bag. Here are some suggestions for gear that is of good quality,...

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Useful Survival Items You Probably Don’t Think About

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Category : Equipment, General Info

There are a lot of useful items in everyday life that you probably don’t think about that would be excellent additions to your survival gear. These things you use probably on a daily basis that can be added to your kit to help out in an emergency situation.

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