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Discussion in 'Survival/Preparedness Forum' started by WilyCoyote, Jan 18, 2008.


  1. FireForged

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    114oz of water in the bag and one 32oz on my hip. I typically use the water in my pack first then drink from the hip canteen last.
     

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  2. emt1581

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    So 16lbs. worth of water give or take....and the pack is STILL under 25lbs?? You packin a nerf gun and some tasty-cakes in there?


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  3. FireForged

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    16 pounds?? hahah purhaps if you halfed your comment it would be about right "give or take".

    1 gallon of water weighs 8 lbs, I have less than that in my pack.

    114oz in pack = less than 8pounds
     
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    Yeah, that's my bad I was sick the day they taught conversions in middle school... :faint:

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  5. auto-5

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    16 fl/oz in a pint. Each pint weighs 1lb.

    114/16=7.125lbs
     
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    I'm glad I finally found this thread. Thanks for creating this spreadsheet!

    Category Score Weight Points
    Shelter 3 21% 6.3
    Hydro 10 16% 16.0
    Food 8 12% 9.6
    Fire 9 11% 9.9
    Portable 4 10% 4.0
    Navigation 5 10% 5.0
    Durable 8 5% 4.0
    Defense 8 5% 4.0
    First Aid 5 5% 2.5
    Comms 7 5% 3.5
    Total 100% 64.8

    Congratulations! Your score is: 64.8
     
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  8. tobias boon

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    I really hope that we don't have to rely on a backpack full of anything to survive. After reading Daltons's thread of what shape are you in? I'm not fat at all but I don't wanna carry my zombie bag anywhere. Good luck to everyone.
     
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    Being in shape is important, but you would be surprised what you can do at a moment's notice when you know you really have to.
     
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    Geko- ya for sure...humans would not have survived this long, without.
     
  11. rambocat

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    Does everyone realize that most of these electronics, including your car and even small batteries will be rendered inoperable if they aren't shielded; and we are hit by an E.M.P. For smaller items you can get Faraday Bags at various places on the internet that work just fine.
     
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    Please do not ruin this thread with EMP stuff. There are plenty of other threads for that, or you can always start a thread for it specifically.
     
  13. FireForged

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    basic disaster preparedness and the 72hr bug-out-bag being a mobile element [in general] is a universe apart from EMP, Zombie, End of the World, Mad Max stuff. Which I agree, is not what this thread is about.
     
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    I just did a search from all angles and couldn't find even one that promoted filling your B.O.B. with stuff that will be useless after a good ole HOT EMP.

    Carrying all that useless stuff might help your cardio and endurance though.
     
  15. FireForged

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    Basic survival does not have to include electronics and nobody here is claiming that it does. This is a thread about basic mobile survival needs with an average pack weight of 25-35 lbs and a crisis duration of 72hrs. That is the context [generally speaking]
     
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    What about a Survive In Place stash rating?