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Budget Survival Kit + DIY Additions From Your Home | Up-grade Your Survival Kit CHEAP

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How do I build a basic survival kit without breaking the bank? In this video, we are going to look at this Gerber Bear Grylls Basic Survival Kit, and then I’ll show you how I’ve added to it from items I just found around my house. Check it out and let me know what you think.

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7 thoughts on “Budget Survival Kit + DIY Additions From Your Home | Up-grade Your Survival Kit CHEAP

  1. Tim, great run down of the BG Basic Survival Kit. One of the upgrades that I did from stuff around the house was to put the waxed floss on a stainless steel sewing bobber. I also took some 65lbs. test braided fishing line and wrapped it around another stainless steel sewing bobber. I also took three small fishing hooks out of my tackle box and put them in a small jewelry Ziploc bag and added them too. My wife also has plastic cross-stitch floss bobbers that can be used instead of the stainless steel bobbers (they save space). I used a Bic mini lighter instead of the larger one. Great video. Thanks for hard work putting these videos together. Keep up the awesome job on YT!

  2. #EverydayTacticalVids I got this kit a few years ago at WalMart before I really did any research into survival stuff and now that I know more (much help from youtube channels like yourself), this definitely seems like a good starting point. Now, the items that are left from that kit are in my get home back, with the exception of the tiny paraframe knife mine came with. Too small for anything useful, lol, but the other items are good as backups or just general use. Keep up the great videos man!

  3. I haven’t watched this video yet because I’m at my first job, but just the title alone makes me SO excited to watch this after work! Thanks for a great looking video!!!

  4. one of those tiny tubes of neosporin or other antibacterial. ‘we don’t smoke in our house’ do you smoke elsewhere? 🙂

  5. Another great video Tim that’s a pretty sweet little kit, it’s small enough to put in your pocket if your just going for a hike. As far as adding to it, I would put pretty much the same as you have except I would put in a few micro Chem lights (for fishing lures), fishing line and hooks. A Beta Light. And a few oxo cube powder, hot chocolate powder. Everything is small enough to fit without taking up much extra room. And the oxo and chocolate powder can give you a boost when needed.

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