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STRIKE ANYWHERE MATCHES

“The Sorry State of Strike Anywhere Matches”.

There are two general types of matches, Safety Matches (strike on the box or booklet) and Strike Anywhere Matches (strike on most abrasive surfaces). The difference is that each Strike Anywhere Match is tipped with phosphorous so that it will light when struck on an abrasive surface and […]

EVACUATION SHELTER

If you have to Bug Out, my last preference is to evacuate to a mass shelter. I am not a big fan of shelters (Remember the Super Dome fiasco?) but if you find yourself with no emergency supplies and nowhere to go, an emergency shelter is better than the alternative. Shelters usually take on the […]

STAY OR BUG OUT

Evacuate or stay? That’s a hard question. My answer would be – Where are you most likely to be safe? You have to answer some other questions too. Does someone in your home have a medical condition where the loss of service could be life threatening? Do you have food, water and supplies to stay? […]