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What's in your Bug Out Bag (BOB)

Discussion in 'Firearms and Mac & Cheese' started by Arkayne, Apr 23, 2008.

  1. Arkayne

    Arkayne I come bearing GIFs

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    Bug Out Bag

    A bag, kit, or vest that a person carries on or near their person, in the event of a natural disaster, civil uprising, war, or any other event that dictates that you leave the area ASAP. These bags typically contain survival gear, food, water, weapons, etc.

    When the riots started, I grabbed my bug out bag, and hit the road.

    -Source Urban Dictionary

    I've my emergency kit for 3 days but no Bug Out Bag. What's in yours?
     

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  2. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    A Leatherman, 250 rds. ea of appropriate ammo (9 mm., .45 12 ga and 5.56) Hoppes #9, 5 gallons of water, Easy Mac and a titanium spoon from REI. You never know what horrors you will experince after Armageddon.
     
  3. Arkayne

    Arkayne I come bearing GIFs

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    I was thinking that paper money will be useless when the ish hits the fan. Is anyone carrying precious metals?
     
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    SPINTECK Turbo Monkey

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    Lots of duct tape. I don't have enough holsters for my guns, so duct tape.
     
  5. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    Well it is a known fact that only spoons forged from titanium will survive Armageddon.
     
  6. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    No my freakin safe is way too heavy.
     
  7. skinny mike

    skinny mike Turbo Monkey

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    a plunger, 2 gallons of vaseline, and a watermelon.
     
  8. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    What, no change of under wear?



    Is a Bug Out Bag the male gun owner's equivalent of a woman's over night bag in case she has to make the Walk of Shame?
     
  9. skinny mike

    skinny mike Turbo Monkey

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    underwear would probably just make the post-armageddon situation that much more uncomfortable.
     
  10. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    I guess nut sack scabs will need to dry out a bit.
     
  11. sanjuro

    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    You might want to bring a sleeping bag.
     
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    skinny mike Turbo Monkey

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    i forgot icy/hot patches and an ice ax.
    crap!, now i remember why i thought gold bond would be a good idea!
     
  13. MikeD

    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    One forty-five caliber automatic; two boxes of ammunition; four days' concentrated emergency rations; one drug issue containing antibiotics, morphine, vitamin pills, pep pills, sleeping pills, tranquilizer pills; one miniature combination Russian phrase book and Bible; one hundred dollars in rubles; one hundred dollars in gold; nine packs of chewing gum; one issue of prophylactics; three lipsticks; three pair of nylon stockings.

    (Apologies to Stan Kubrick and Lowlight7)
     
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    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    You forget the utility of human skin. (Other people's skin, stretched, tanned, and sewn.)
     
  15. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Anyone pick up a surplus missile silo? Hard to fit in your BOB though...
     
  16. Zark

    Zark Hey little girl, do you want some candy?

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    A pulaski, 1/4 oz of the kind. sneak a toke and lighter. water filter. sunscreen, superman underoo's and a towel.
     
  17. laura

    laura DH_Laura

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    Bug out bag sounds like my purse.

    At all times-

    32 oz of water
    at least 3 pieces of fruit and a granola bar
    Leatherman
    Waterless hand cleaner
    Wallet
    Bandanna
    rubber bands
    paper and pen (for those drawing attacks)
    floss
    clean socks
     
  18. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Front Range, dude...
    Governments have been overthrown with less...
     
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    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    Sounds like a night-on-the-town purse than a bug-out.
     
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    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    What I like about the concept of a bug-out bag is ranges from each of our own reality to total fantasy.

    I have fantasized if the zombies took over, and guns, car theft tools, and welding equipment are essential. I have also evacuated from New Orleans during a hurricane, and water, food, and money is all I needed.

    I have a 20 below bag which I am hoping to sell to someone far north of here, and I keep my summer bag in the trunk of my car at all times.

    One might laugh at the idea of escaping town, but if you are not prepared, well ask the family of James Kim about surviving.
     
  21. Fool

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    I read The Road. I choose death.
     
  22. $tinkle

    $tinkle Expert on blowing

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    mobility bag from the military. sadly, i no longer have a 32" waist.
     
  23. laura

    laura DH_Laura

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    You are obviously totally unaware of what can be done with a sock, half a roll of floss, a banana peel and alochol based hand sanitizer.
     
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    $tinkle Expert on blowing

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    mr body in the study?
     
  25. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    I am soo intrigued...and a little weirded out.
     
  26. MikeD

    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    My prostate and I are well aware.
     
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    dan-o Turbo Monkey

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    I'm going to ad-lib my way through armageddon.
     
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    A brush hook.
     
  29. Lowlight7

    Lowlight7 Monkey

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    ...two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high-powered blotter acid, a saltshaker half-full of cocaine, and a whole galaxy of multi-colored uppers, downers, laughers, screamers... Also, a quart of tequila, a quart of rum, a case of beer, a pint of raw ether, and two dozen frag grenades.
     
  30. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Front Range, dude...
    Who are you, Hunter S. Thompson?
     
  31. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    just yikes....
     
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    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    must spread the rep apparently.
     
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    MikeD Leader and Demogogue of the Ridemonkey Satinists

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    Knew you'd find your way here eventually.
     
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    Yeah, well. It took me awhile but I was never that great at land nav...

    Seriously, though. In NOLA I carried one of these:



    On the sides I carried a Nalgene bottle and a small trauma kit. Inside was:

    Notebook, space pen
    Petzl Myo headlamp
    MSR Miox
    Med kit
    Door wedge
    Clif Bars, Gu Gel, field stripped MRE
    Small pelican case with cash, credit cards, ID goodies
    Small roll of duct tape
    Small length of cord
    Fire stuff
    Snap-on inspection mirror for ASP
    Map & Compass
    Swiss army knife
    USAF survival kit

    I think that's everything.
     
  35. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Better upgrade soon or you'll get man boobs:monkeydance:
     
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    14 years and counting, so far no problems.
     
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    yeah but it's the sorta thing that just hits you.... ask BMXman.
     
  38. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Nalgene is on the fast track to phase out the traditional PC offerings - see press release on their homepage. Not doing that for nothing:

    http://www.nalgene-outdoor.com/
     
  39. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    This thread is about Mac and Cheese and armageddon...take your bottle babble back to the Lounge. Geez, what are ya, new?
     
  40. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    What is a screamer? I've lead such a sheltered life... But if there was ever a time to try one, I guess it would be Armageddon.

    I'd have a case of Tart 'n Tinys, a taser, and a few boxes of batteries.

    Oh yeah, and bacon.