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    Team Gunsnet Silver 02/14 - Moderator recon's Avatar

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    The NEW First 100 Things To Disappear After The SHTF

    Saw this on another site so I would thought it would be good to share it. Some of them are interesting and not all would be gone. Maybe.

    The NEW First 100 Things To Disappear After The SHTF

    1. Generators
    Prices can range from a few hundred dollars to thousands. Lots of fuel must be stored(away from home).

    2. Water Filters/Purifiers
    The Sawyer Mini Water Filter is highly recommended and widely available. For higher usage volume check out the Sawyer Bucket Kit.

    3. Zippo Lighters, butane, Bic lighters

    4. Seasoned Firewood
    (About $100 per cord; wood takes 6 12 mos. to become dried, for home uses.)

    5. Lamp Oil, Wicks, Lamps
    (First choice: Buy CLEAR oil. If scarce, stockpile ANY!)

    6. Tents

    7. Guns, Ammunition, Pepper Spray, Knives, Clubs, Bats and Slingshots
    Any means of defense will be highly sought after.

    8. Manual Can Openers
    These can be picked up for as little as $1.00 each.

    9. Sweeteners such as sugar and honey.

    10. Rice Beans Wheat
    (White rice is now around $20.oo 50# bag @ Sams Club, pack in Mylar with oxygen absorbers)

    11. Vegetable oil (for cooking)
    (Without it food burns/must be boiled, etc.)

    12. Charcoal and Lighter fluid
    These will disappear QUICKLY post-event.

    13. Water containers
    Any container that can hold water. Water will need to be stored AND transported.

    14. Propane Heaters
    This includes the larger Mr. Heater models and smaller versions.

    15. Grain Grinder (Non-electric)

    16. Propane Cylinders

    17. Silver/Gold

    18. Buckets

    19. Baby Supplies: Diapers/formula/ointments/aspirin, etc

    20. Laundry Supplies for Manual Use
    Washboards, plungers, and also compact washer machines

    21. Cookstoves
    (Propane, Coleman, and Kerosene)

    22. Vitamins
    Important due to changed diets.

    23. Cough drops

    24. Feminine Hygiene/Haircare/Skin products

    25. Thermal underwear
    (Tops and bottoms)

    26. Bow saws, axes and hatchets and Wedges (also, honing oil)

    27. Aluminum foil Reg. and Heavy. Duty
    (Great Cooking and Barter Item available at Dollar Store)

    28. Gasoline containers
    (Plastic or Metal)

    29. Garbage bags
    Emphasize 13 gallon and larger 30+ gallon sizes. Impossible to have too many.

    30. Toilet Paper, Kleenex, paper towel

    31. Milk Powdered and Condensed
    (Shake liquid every 3 to 4 months.)

    32. Garden seeds
    Heirloom seeds only. Seed banks can be purchased for under $20.

    33. Clothes pins/line/hangers

    34. Pet food

    35. Clothes underwear, socks, pants, shirts, jackets, hats

    36. Fire extinguishers such as this one

    37. First aid kits

    38. Batteries (all sizesbuy furthest-out for Expiration Dates)
    Prioritize AA/AAA and CR123 types

    39. Garlic, spices and vinegar, baking supplies

    40. womens makeup

    41. Flour, yeast, and salt

    42. Matches
    (Strike Anywhere preferred. Boxed, wooden matches will go first.)

    43. Writing paper/pads/notebook/pencils/solar calculators

    44. Insulated ice chests
    (good for keeping items from freezing in Wintertime)

    45. Work boots, belts, Levis and durable shirts

    46. Flashlights/Light Sticks and torches, No.76 Dietz Lanterns

    47. Prescription medications/insulin/syringes

    48. Plastic Garbage Cans
    (great for storage, water, transporting if with wheels)

    49. Shampoo, Toothbrush/toothpaste, Mouthwash/floss, nail clippers, etc

    50. Cast iron cookware (sturdy, efficient)

    51. Fishing supplies/tools

    52. Mosquito repellent

    53. Duct tape

    54. Tarps/stakes/twine/nails/rope/spikes

    55. Candles

    56. Laundry detergent (Liquid)

    57. Backpacks and Duffle bags

    58. Garden tools and supplies manual

    59. Scissors, fabrics and sewing supplies

    60. Canned Fruits, Veggies, Soups, stews, etc.

    61. Bleach
    (plain, NOT scented: 4 to 6% sodium hypochlorite)

    62. Canning supplies (Jars/lids/wax)

    63. Knives and Sharpening tools: files, stones, steel

    64. BicyclesTires/tubes/pumps/chains, etc.

    65. Sleeping bags and blankets/pillows/mats

    66. Saline solution for contacts

    67. Board Games Cards, Dice, cards

    68. d-Con Rat poison, MOUSE PRUFE II, Roach Killer

    69. Mousetraps, Ant traps and cockroach magnets

    70. Paper plates/cups/utensils (stock up, folks)

    71. Baby Wipes, oils, waterless and Anti-bacterial soap
    (saves a lot of water)

    72. Rain gear, rubberized boots, emergency rain ponchos, etc.

    73. Shaving supplies
    (razors and creams, talc, after shave)

    74. Hand pumps and siphons
    (for water and for fuels)

    75. Soy sauce, vinegar, bouillons/gravy/soup base

    76. Reading glasses

    77. Chocolate/Cocoa/Tang/Punch (water enhancers)

    78. Rain barrel kits(valve assembly)

    79. Woolen clothing, scarves/ear-muffs/mittens

    80. US Army Survival Manual FM 21-76

    81. Plastic sheeting for insulating windows and shelter creation

    82. Food storage products such as freeze dried food/buckets/pouches

    83. Walkie-Talkies/ham radios/CB radio

    84. Socks, Underwear, T-shirts, etc. (extras)

    85. Lumber (all types)

    86. Wagons and carts
    (for transport to and from open Flea markets)

    87. Cots and Inflatable Mattresses (for extra guests)

    88. Gloves: Work/warming/gardening, etc.

    89. Solar panel kits small for charging batteries and devices

    90. Screen Patches, glue, nails, screws, nuts, and bolts

    91. Teas

    92. Coffee

    93. Cigarettes

    94. Wine/Liquors (for bribes, medicinal, etc.)

    95. Paraffin wax

    96. Glue, nails, nuts, bolts, screws, etc.

    97. Chewing gum/candies

    98. Air guns and bbs/pellets/CO2 cartridges

    99. Hats and cotton neckerchiefs

    100. Goats/chickens
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    Guns Network Contributor 01/2015 Altarboy's Avatar

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    This is a great list. I have all but the generator and the amimals.

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    Site Admin & **Team Gunsnet Silver 12/2012** Richard Simmons's Avatar

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    It is a good list. I find that if you go heavy on #7 you can acquire the other 99.
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    All I need are #40 and #71 and I'll get anything I want.


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