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50 preps you forgot to buy
Master List of Prepping Supplies  

  1. Alcohol  – Even if you don't drink, preppers should stock alcohol: rubbing alcohol
    for first aid and also spirits for bartering.
  2. Antibiotics You may not have access to antibiotics from the doctor, so consider
    the natural antibiotics available to you now.
  3. Antibacterials Good hygiene is the start of being happy and healthy. Go
    beyond antibacterial soap and find options.
  4. Antiseptics – Neosporin (or polysporin if you are allergic) are only the beginning.
  5. Ammunition.
  6. Aspirin 11 Weird (and not so weird) uses of aspirin for preppers.
  7. Axe / hatchet and sharpener for wood chopping. Learn also about the
    importance of a Pulaski axe.
  8. Bic lighter.
  9. BlanketsStock up on both mylar and wool blankets. Mylar is lightweight and
    helps you retain 90% of body heat (it's essential for you bugout bag). A fire-
    resistant wool blanket for first aid is a valuable prep to own and ideal for
    Winterizing your vehicle.
  10. Bleach 10 Things you should know about bleach before you buy too much.
    Consider Steramine tablets, right, as a bleach alternative.
  11. Bugout bag
  12. Bugout bike
  13. Boots (hiking, work boots). Stash an extra pair of good walking shoes in your car
    and another at the office.
  14. Borax
  15. Bucket Openers. You'll need a way to open your food storage.
  16. Buckets of Emergency Food. Bulk Emergency food (three months minimum)
  17. Bullion – silver and gold (for long term scenarios)
  18. Cable ties
  19. Camp stove
  20. Camp solar shower.
  21. Compass and maps
  22. Communications (cell phone, weather Radio, CB, HAM radio, two wave radio,
    walkie talkies)
  23. Candles (emergency candles) and candlemaking supplies
  24. Canned foodmeats, fruits, vegetables, soups, stews, stocks
  25. Can Openers – multiples for redundancy
  26. Carts – hauling food, water, wood, and equipment
  27. Chemical Suit.
  28. Chewing gum. Chew on this: Gum could help save your life in a survival situation
    and we'll show you how, so don't over look this inexpensive part of your preps!
  29. Cigarettes  – for tinder and bartering
  30. Citrus - prevent scurvy malnutrition.
  31. Cordage - paracord
  32. Dehydrator
  33. Duct tape
  34. Dental aid dental wax, braces kit, Chlorahexamine
  35. Dental Hygiene –  dental floss, toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash (which is
    an antiseptic!)
  36. Disinfectants (chlorine bleach, Steramine tablets)
  37. Drink mixes, powdered milk, and other emergency drinks
  38. Essential Oils. When medicines are not available, preppers will be turning to
    wisdom of the centuries with tinctures and essential oils.
  39. Electrolytes – Pedialyte, Saltstick Electrolyte Capsules
  40. Epsom Salt
  41. Flashlights – LED, hand crank, and solar
  42. Flu Mask
  43. Firearms (guns and ammunition)
  44. Fire extinguishers
  45. Fire starters – BIC lighter, matches (including waterproof matches), flint, fire
    steel, magnesium fire starter
  46. Freeze dried foods Augason Farms, Honeyville Farms, Mountain House, Legacy
    Foods, bucket of potatoes.
  47. Fishing gear – fishing pole and reel, fishing line, lures, swivels, sinkers, tackle box
  48. First Aid supplies – bandages, butterfly bandages, finger cots, finger splints,
    smelling salts, (see also Medic Bag)
  49. Fuel – kerosene, propane, white gas
  50. Gas Mask – Nuclear Biological and Chemical (NBC) gas mask
  51. Gardening tools – rake, hoe, planters (see also shovel and spade)
  52. Generator
  53. Grains
  54. Grain mill
  55. Hammer and nails
  56. Heirloom, non-GMO Survival Seeds.
  57. Home defense tools – barbed wire
  58. Homestead supplies – chicken wire (aka poultry netting) and garden staples,
  59. Hunting – alternate gear including, BB gun, crossbow, snare wire, slingshot,
    pellet gun
  60. Hygiene – cloth diapers, plastic diapers, sanitary napkins or tampons, adult
    diapers, wipes
  61. Hydrogen peroxide
  62. Immunity Boosters - Vitamins
  63. Knives (fixed blade knives)
  64. Knives (folding knives )
  65. Lanterns  – solar, gas, hand crank
  66. Laundryoff grid washing machine, centrifugal dryer, washboards, clothes pins
    and washing line
  67. Pandemic Personal Protective Equipment – chemical and splash resistant,
    disposable clothing, booties  pandemic mask, goggles, nitrile gloves, gauntlet
  68. Protein bars, energy bars, cereal bars, granola bars
  69. Manual kitchen tools – butter churn, cheesecloth, cheese wax, manual egg
    beater,  manual knife sharpener, juice press, corn husker, heavy duty apple
    /potato peeler, pea sheller.
  70. Mason jars
  71. Medic Bag and first responder supplies – scalpels, Quickclot
  72. Morale boosters – chewing gum, coffee, hard candy, desserts
  73. Powdered milk.
  74. Pressure cooker – for home canning
  75. Rain barrels
  76. Rice and beans
  77. Respirator – Niosh certified (e.g., N100 or N95)
  78. Salt
  79. Saw, plus saw horses, clamp
  80. Screwdriver and screws
  81. Seed vault (non-GMO, heirloom seeds)
  82. Sewing Kit –  sewing notions (needles, thread, sewing awl), patterns, treadle-
    powered sewing machine
  83. Soap laundry
  84. Solar chargers  – cell phone solar batteries
  85. Shoe repair –inserts, laces (or thin paracord), rubber heels savers and soles.
    Shoe Goo
  86. Shovel and spade
  87. Silver
  88. Spices
  89. SuperGlue
  90. Survival Guide(we recommend Mykel Hawke’s Survival Guide)
  91. Tarps (green or camouflaged, not blue)
  92. Tent, car camper recreational vehicle, temporary shelter or bugout location
  93. Toilet paper
  94. Thermometer, no touch (infrared) or disposable, digital and analog
  95. Vaseline
  96. Vinegar
  97. Vehicle essentials – jumper cables, fluids, tire repair kit, tire chains, tow straps
  98. WD-40  –  a good all-around lubricant
  99. Wood, seasoned.
  100. Water filtration system and water purification system (there is a difference).
  101. Water Storage. If you have kids, you'll want a 260-gallon water tank that will
    ensure a family of four has water for three months.

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