Survivalist Training Tips and Equipment

Things that will disappear early in a emergency.



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.)

Water Filters and Purifiers.

Portable Toilets.


 Seasoned Firewood. Wood takes about 6 – 12 months to become dried.


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

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.)

Survival Guide Book


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)


Propane Cylinder Handle-Holder

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)

Coleman’s Pump Repair Kit

Tuna Fish (in oil)

Fire Extinguishers (or..large box of Baking Soda in every room)


First Aid Kits

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)

Fishing supplies/tools

Mosquito coils/repellent, sprays/creams

Duct Tape




Laundry Detergent (liquid)

Backpacks, Duffel Bags

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)

Hand Pumps & siphons (for water and for fuels)

Soy sauce, vinegar, bullions/gravy/soupbase

Reading glasses

Chocolate/Cocoa/Tang/Punch (water enhancers)

Woolen clothing, scarves/ear-muffs/mittens

Roll-on Window Insulation Kit

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.

Lantern Hangers

Screen Patches, glue, nails, screws,, nuts & bolts



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

Paraffin Wax

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

Hats & cotton neckerchiefs

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