Whenever an emergancy hits, certain things are the first to run out. Be sure you’ve got plenty of these on hand for when the SHTF.
Generators. (Good ones cost a lot. Noisy, target of thieves; maintenance, etc.)
Seasoned Firewood. Wood takes about 6 – 12 months to become dried.
Coleman Fuel. Impossible to stockpile too much.
.Weapons. Guns, Ammunition, Pepper Spray, Knives, Clubs, Bats & Slingshots.
Kitchen Tools. Hand-can openers, & hand egg beaters, whisks.
Honey /Syrups / white and brown sugar
Rice – Beans – Wheat.
Vegetable Oil (for cooking) Without it food burns/must be boiled etc.)
Charcoal, Lighter Fluid (Will become scarce suddenly)
Water Containers Any size. Small: HARD CLEAR PLASTIC ONLY.
Mini Heater head (Propane) (Without this item, propane won’t heat a room.)
Grain Grinder (Non-electric)
Propane Cylinders (Urgent: Definite shortages will occur.)
Mantles: Aladdin, Coleman, etc. (Without it, long-term lighting is difficult.)
Baby Supplies: Diapers/formula. ointments/aspirin, etc.
Washboards, Mop Bucket w/wringer (for Laundry)
Cookstoves (Propane, Coleman & Kerosene)
Feminine Hygiene/Haircare/Skin products
Thermal Underwear (Tops & Bottoms)
Bow saws, axes and hatchets, Wedges (also, honing oil)
Aluminum Foil Reg. & Heavy Duty (Great Cooking and Barter Item)
Gasoline Containers (Plastic & Metal)
Garbage Bags (Impossible To Have Too Many)
Toilet Paper, Kleenex, Paper Towels
Milk – Powdered & Condensed (Shake Liquid every 3 to 4 months)
Garden Seeds (Non-Hybrid) (A MUST)
Clothes pins/line/hangers (A MUST)
Tuna Fish (in oil)
Fire Extinguishers (or..large box of Baking Soda in every room)
Batteries (all sizes…buy furthest-out for Expiration Dates)
Garlic, spices & vinegar, baking supplies
Flour, yeast & salt
Matches (“Strike Anywhere” preferred.) Boxed, wooden matches will go first
Writing paper/pads/pencils, solar calculators
Insulated ice chests (good for keeping items from freezing in Wintertime.)
Workboots, belts, Levis & durable shirts
Flashlights/LIGHTSTICKS & torches, “No. 76 Dietz” Lanterns
Garbage cans – Plastic (great for storage, water, transporting – if with wheels)
Men’s Hygiene: Shampoo, Toothbrush/paste, Mouthwash/floss, etc.
Cast Iron Cookware (sturdy, efficient)
Mosquito coils/repellent, sprays/creams
Laundry Detergent (liquid)
Garden tools & supplies
Scissors, fabrics & sewing supplies
Canned Fruits, Veggies, Soups, stews, etc.
Bleach (plain, NOT scented: 4 to 6% sodium hypochlorite)
Canning Supplies (Jars/lids/wax)
Knives & Sharpening tools: files, stones, steel
Bicycles – Tires/tubes/pumps/chains, etc.
Sleeping Bags & blankets/pillows/mats
Carbon Monoxide Alarm (battery powered)
d-con Rat poison, MOUSE PRUFE II, Roach Killer
Mousetraps, Ant traps & cockroach magnets
Paper plates/cups/utensils (stock up, folks)
Baby wipes, oils, waterless & Antibacterial soap (saves a lot of water)
Rain gear, rubberized boots, etc.
Shaving supplies (razors & creams, talc, after shave)
Soy sauce, vinegar, bullions/gravy/soupbase
Chocolate/Cocoa/Tang/Punch (water enhancers)
Woolen clothing, scarves/ear-muffs/mittens
Graham crackers, saltines, pretzels, Trail mix/Jerky
Popcorn, Peanut Butter, Nuts
Socks, Underwear, T-shirts, etc. (extras)
Lumber (all types)
Wagons & carts (for transport to and from)
Cots & Inflatable Mattresses
Gloves: Work/warming/gardening, etc.
Screen Patches, glue, nails, screws,, nuts & bolts
Wine/Liquors (for bribes, medicinal, etc,)
Glue, nails, nuts, bolts, screws, etc.
Hats & cotton neckerchiefs