Before you shop for Mylar products, this article will help you review the basics and answer the five key questions that will jump-start your Mylar bag food and gear packing project. As you answer these questions, you will be better able to select the best Mylar products for you and your situation. This summary, which also includes Mylar product pros and cons, can equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to make better decisions on the best Mylar packing method for you, as well as the Mylar products which suit you best.
1. Get out early. Don’t delay. 2. Pre-plan your evacuation. Do it now, before it’s too late. Routing, navigation, timing of departure, and predetermined locations to meet-up with family and/or friends, are all critically important elements of every personal emergency plan. Unfortunately, evacuation routes are often thought to be obvious, and yet the obvious routes […]
Our times are changing rapidly. This is occurring on many fronts, but few more rapidly than with our food supply. Examples include the increasing number of national outbreaks of e-coli bacteria in our meat and vegetables, the growing trend towards genetically modified foods (GMO’s), ever present undercurrent of our food being sprayed with chemicals ranging […]
Having the power needed to produce light and prepare food, maintain refrigeration, and to provide for heating/cooling of your home may not be essential for life, but it is nevertheless important in any emergency situation. Though the loss of grid electrical power is not part of every emergency, many incidents do include at least a […]
Though the following article was written for expatriates who live in foreign countries, this information provides us with a fresh perspective for our own planning–wherever we live. The United States may not suffer under the same political violence as Syria, but our emergency planning nevertheless needs to be similarly comprehensive and realistic. The bottom line is this: It […]
Computers and the micro-circuitry present in most electric powered devises have made us vulnerable to naturally occurring solar storms, as well as to man-made Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) attack created by the detonation of a nuclear device in the atmosphere. NASA predicts that 2012-13 will bring an increase in the number and severity of solar events. […]
If you’ve been in the military, chances are you have seen the Scepter fuel can. In our experience, these are the best and safest fuel containers available in the general-use market. They are far superior to both the ordinary red-plastic and red-metal gas cans widely in use, as well as the off-road-sports and maritime fuel containers. In […]