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Top 11 Gifts for Preppers Just Starting Out

Top 11 Gifts for Preppers Just Starting Out

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We’ve compiled a list of the top 11 gifts for preppers just starting out.  These are a few of our go to favorites as gifts for our fellow preppers.

Take a look!

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LifeStraw Personal Water Filter:

The LifeStraw contains no chemicals, no batteries and no moving parts to wear out. It features a a high flow rate and weighs only 2oz. It works quickly, taking roughly 3-5 seconds of sucking to start the flow of water through the filter. It’s ultra-light and inexpensive but effective.

 

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The Benschop BB-22

The sky is the limit when it comes to survival knives.  For the beginner, or someone on a budget, a decent quality, all purpose knife is what you need until you have a chance to use it and learn what you like and don’t like, feature-wise, before you invest in something more pricey. Even then, perhaps the Benschop BB-22 will work out so well that it will become your #1 blade with no upgrade needed.

 

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The Solo Stove

GEAR OF THE YEAR WINNER – RECOMMENDED BY BACKPACKER MAGAZINE. The Solo Stove is the #1 wood-burning backpacking stove recommended by Backpacker Magazine and serious survivalists including Discovery Channel’s Matt Graham. Winner of 2014 Gear of the Year award from 50 Campfires & Section Hiker.

 

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The Last Flashlight You Will Ever Need – The J5 Tactical V1-PRO Flashlight

Official Flashlight of Joe Gibbs Racing and the Number 19 ARRIS Toyota Camry driven by Carl Edwards

“It’s official the J5 Tactical V1-Pro Flashlight is now our best-selling flashlight from the J5 Tactical range. With its ultra-bright LED light, and ability to run for hours of just a single AA Battery. This flashlight represents the best value in the J5 Tactical Family of Flashlights.”

 

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The Israeli bandage is an innovative, combat proven first-aid device for the staunching of blood flow from traumatic hemorrhage wounds in pre-hospital emergency situations. The emergency bandage’s sterile, non-adherent pad applies pressure to any site, can be easily wrapped and secured, and has an additional application, similar to a tourniquet, to further constrict blood-flow. The product is so easy to use that even an injured person can self-apply the bandage with one hand.

 

 

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The Tactical Pen

This is the perfect tool to carry that can be used for your everyday writing but can also be used for protecting yourself if there is ever a need. You will always have this self-defense tool close by as you go about your daily routine.

 

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The 5 in 1 Survival Fire Striker

This multi functional survival tool is a must have for any individual to have in their survival kit. It is light weight and compact but has the ability to start a fire in any weather condition. The magnesium stick will put off sparks at 3000 degrees Celsius and with ability to handle over 1,000 strikes, you could start a fire every day for years.

 

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Grow Your Own Food……This Year…

…Or Years Down the Road When a Crisis Strikes

The Survival Seed Vault from Patriot Seeds gives you everything you need to grow your own food and survive. Ideal for this year’s garden or as part of your long-term emergency preparedness plan!

Inside our sturdy can, you’ll find 20 hardy heirloom seed varieties suited for almost any growing region. These 20 fruits and vegetables provide an excellent source of nutrients you need for a well-balanced diet. Each seed variety is individually sealed to remove air and moisture and will store for five years and even longer at temperatures below 75 F.

Our detailed growing guide helps you get from seed to sprout to harvest to table without a worry. Plus, we’ll teach you how to harvest, save and reuse your seeds for the next season.
100% of What You Need, None of What You Don’t
100% Heirloom
100% Open-pollinated
100% non-GMO
100% non-hybrid
100% Inspected and Packed in the USA

 

 

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The Ultralight Camp Stove is strong, but light, resulting in a very fuel efficient flame that can make a disposable butane canister last for days. The stovetop also accommodates for up to an 7 inch (18 centimeter) diameter pan. Stainless Steel and Aluminum Alloy combine to create one of the lightest and most portable camping stoves on the market. The included carrying case further adds to the portability as it can simply be tossed in a bag without worry. Piezo Ignition system allows for the Etekcity Ultralight Camp Stove to have a quick ignition and with a strong valve connection the flame stays consistent and strong even when adjusting from high to low settings.

 

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Luci Original is a bright, lightweight inflatable solar lantern that collapses flat to 1 inch so you can take a little light wherever you go. Just place it in direct sunlight for 7 hours and Luci Original will last up to 12 hours on a single charge. Luci Original is a no frills, gets-the-job-done kind of light that’s perfect for emergency preparedness and as a unique gift. It’s a clean, reliable source of light that’s completely waterproof and extremely durable, so you can use Luci Original anywhere you need light.

 

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The Leatherman Skeletool

At a mere five ounces, the Leatherman Skeletool has a stainless steel combo blade, pliers, bit driver, removable pocket clip and carabiner/bottle opener. The Skeletool is just what you need in one good lookin’ package.