You never know what might happen in the future, so it helps to be prepared. Some products below are useful around the house and others are useful just about anywhere. Whether you go camping and get lost, your car breaks down in the middle of nowhere, or your boat or plane crashes, a few of these products might be nice to have in your emergency kit, backpack, or pocket. Some of these products might also be useful if your power goes out because of an ice storm, strong winds, a large asteroid hitting the earth, government oppression, civil war, earth changes, nuclear war and so on.
Tool Logic credit card tools contain all kinds of useful tools in a small space. What a great thing to have with you at all times in case of emergency. Imagine if were lost in the woods or you were shipwrecked, stuck on an uninhabited island and you had this great little tool kit with you.
The Coleman 8 Person Instant Tent is an ideal tent for your camping adventures! This product features poles that are pre-attached to the tent which allows for one minute set up and take down. The spacious 14 ft x 8 ft interior fits two queen sized beds, has a 7'6" center height, and comes with 150D fabric, which is twice the thickness of standard tent fabric.
Looks like this tent might be a winner.
The instant changing tent is the perfect companion for the beach, park, camp ground, or even your backyard! Pops up in seconds! No assembly required, just unpack from the included carrying case and watch it unfold itself! Great for a changing room, bathroom, or shower room! Unlike so many shorter changing tents out there, this one is around 6.4 feet tall.
Are you tired of buying cheap quad chairs that last a couple of times, then break? Not only is it embarrassing to have your chair break in front of family and friends, but why waste money on a chair that's not going to last? No more disposable chairs!
The King Kong is pure luxury. It has a sturdy powder coated steel frame with 600D polyester fabric and it can hold up to 800 pounds. It's time to move on to a chair that you can trust . . . quality you can count on that will last a lifetime. Even if you're a person who doesn't need the extra weight capacity, the comfort and strength that you'll gain from this chair is incomparable to any other chair on the market that folds up, fits in a carry bag, and can be brought to all your events.
The ultimate tactical shovel that also doubles as a defensive weapon. Features virtually indestructible, injection-molded nylon handle with 30-Percent fiberglass and nylon reinforcement. The shovel head is made of tempered 2Cr13 stainless tool steel with a hard, black oxide coating. The shovel point edge is sharpened, with a partially serrated edge on one side and a concave chopping edge on the other. Perfect for camping and outdoors use, light chopping, or for use as a defensive weapon in an emergency situation. Includes a reinforced nylon belt pouch.
The BlastMatch Fire Starter is a unique one-handed fire starter that generates intensely hot sparks with minimal effort.
The JetScream Emergency Whistle emits an ear-piercing shriek audible above most natural noises.
An Emergency Zone Brand puncture resistant reflective blanket is a must for every emergency kit. This solar blanket reflects 80% of your body heat, conserving heat in an emergency situation. In addition, this blanket is 71 x 142 inches (most blankets are 52 x 84 inches). That's over twice the size of other reflective blankets, allowing 2 or even 3 people to share body heat. Survival experts recommend shared body heat to prevent hypothermia, but other blankets are just too small to wrap around more than one person. A single oversized reflective blanket is superior to two standard ones.
The Heat Factory warmer is a soft, lightweight pouch containing a biodegradable mixture of iron powder, charcoal, salt, sawdust and vermiculite. When exposed to the air, an oxidation process takes place that generates heat. Heat Factory warmers are specially engineered to provide heat that is long-lasting, comfortable and even. Heat Factory continually tests its products to ensure that you receive only the highest quality warmers that will consistently deliver warmth as advertised. Once activated, Heat Factory warmers can even be saved for later use (preferably within a week) if placed in an airtight container. Unopened, the Heat Factory warmer has a shelf life of three years or more.
This is a MUST for any survival kit. It comes with AM/FM/SW/weather band radio, thermometer, cell phone charger jack, bright LED flashlight, and a flip up LED reading Light. It can be charged by solar, hand crank, 110 outlet (power adaptor not included), or 3 AA batteries (not included). Unit is small, compact, light, and easy to carry.
No batteries required. Solar powered with a hand crank option. Includes AM/FM radio, flashlight, siren, blinker, and cell phone charger. Store next to your bed. Keep one in each car. It now comes with a USB connector!
Waterproof emergency flashlight with window breaker, seat belt cutter, AM/FM/weather radio, compass, loud siren, emergency flashing light, and a cell phone charger. Did I forget anything? Probably. Click the link to find out more.
The Survival Still never needs filters. It's designed and made in the USA with heavy duty stainless steel and it has no moving parts to break down, which means that if you take care of it, it should last you a very long time. It's small and compact and is designed to be used in conjunction with standard size pots that you have in your home. The Survival Still is the ultimate emergency drinking water system available today. You can use any available heat source.
I walked through one of those huge stores where the shelves go up to the ceiling and I found chafing fuel that people use to keep food warm at parties. Since the stuff is supposedly safe, it seems like a great thing to have around in case of emergency. Warm up food or even cook some types of food in an affordable chafing dish or one of those emergency cook stoves.
LifeStraw offers easy access to clean and safe drinking water anywhere! A Time Magazine "Invention of the Year" winner, LifeStraw is the most advanced, compact, ultralight personal water filter available. LifeStraw contains no chemicals or iodinated resin, no batteries and no moving parts to break or wear out. It features a high flow rate and weighs only 2oz. LifeStraw is perfect for the ultralight backpacker, traveler, boy scout, hunter, and especially for emergency preparedness.
The TOAKS Titanium Spork is perfect for outdoor activities and daily use.
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Camping, Emergency, and Survival
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