Are you prepared if a major catastrophe occurs such as an Extinction size asteroid colliding with the planet? If you were aware of the impending doom, what necessary items would you assemble for your survival? Here is the Grassy Knoll Institutes list:As many Generators I could get my hands on. I would have gas powered and kerosene powered. Also, several portable ones. plenty of batteries as well, rechargeable preferred.
All types of fuel. Plenty of gasoline, oil, kerosene, chopped wood, diesel fuel, and propane gas. Add some charcoal and lighter fluid for cooking. Of course you will need kerosene lamps and oil lamps with extra wicks and primers.
Water. As much water as I could find and store. Fresh untainted water will be a very precious commodity.
Weapons. You will need a gun, pistol or shotgun, preferably both, knives, club, bat, lead pipe, mace. Of course, ammunition for your guns as much as you can store. Bow and arrow if you are handy with it.
Canned food. Spam, canned meat, tuna fish, chicken, vegetables, soup, dried powered milk, powered eggs, rice, cooking oil, cooking utensils, flour, yeast. And, you must have a can opener., non electric.
First aid supplies. Aspirins, benadryl, cold medicine, plenty of vitamins to supplement your diet, iodine.
Tools. An ax, saw, hacksaw, wedges, hammer, pliers, rope and pulley, plow share, fishing rod, extra line and lures, nails, screws, nuts and bolts, ratchet set, wrench set.
Clothing. Plenty of extra clothing. Thermal underwear, winter boots, gloves, hats, scarves, flannel shirts, coats, extra thick socks, parkas, ponchos.
Toilet paper. Nuff said there.
Planting seeds. Fertilizer, garden tools.
Canning supplies for new fruits and vegetables grown. Jars, lids, ring, wax.
Batteries and flashlights. Replacement bulbs.
A dog. A big dog for extra protection and early warning. Plenty of dog food.
Strike anywhere wood matches. Candles, candle holders.
Insulated ice chests (good for keeping items from freezing in wintertime)
Back packs, duffel bags, tents, camping equipment.
Lumber. Sheeting and 2X4.
Scissors, sewing needles, and thread.
Wire. All types including chicken, electrical, coils.
One for the Twilight Zone followers. Of course, you would need several extra pairs of reading glasses.
And finally, the miracle product that you cannot survive without……. Duct tape.
Are there any others? What would your list look like?
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