Building your I.N.C.H. bag
Remember that if you are building this type of bags you are not just bugging out but Intending Never to Come Home.
later on we will also go over both the Bug-out Bag and Good(get out of dodge) bags and building them all with a herbal survival kit.
Main List: Now we must think Food,Water, Medicine, personal hygiene, Medicine, Shelter Fire Warmth.
FOOD, WATER, MEDICINE, “PERSONAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS”
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Always remember Keep yourself occupied and always learn from what you do and try new ways and experiment and all will be easier and you will get accustomed to you new lifestyle easier
A good reliable realistic Ax for chopping and splitting wood and for use to build a Permanent shelter. Long steel handled like an east wing for example.
Good books for mental exercise. e.g. herbal medicine, Outdoor survival,Bushcraft, knots, hunting and trapping. Don’t bring a library just a few good field guides compact versions to keep you occupied and build your knowledge base on the above.
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Main Listed Items.
A swiss army knife and a good case victronox has a new case with a built in survival kit for the Champ knife. this is a good secondary setup you may want to carry with you always with a good compact led light This kit comes with a small mag but I upgraded my kit to a more powerful led light that is actually smaller in size.
a woodsman Pal. This is a great tool to have in every Inch Bag it is a Great clear in tool and can chop as well.
Good Sharpening Stones Corse and fine
Metal file to sharpen Axe.
Tarps to be used as a temporary shelter until you get you more permanent residence established and built and or groundcloth for sleeping bag.
Rope and ParaCord: for rigging and creating temporary shelter and building a cot .
Water purification tablets:
Mres and Mre heaters 3-5 day supply or enough for you to build your new permanent shelf then go hunting. don’t forget there may be days harder than other to find game. due to weather people population in area. or other reasons. so change the mre numbers accordingly based on your confidence and skill level to survive. usually a person with Good survival skills will take a 72 hr supply of food as a back up but will get to hunting and or fishing or trapping the first day.
a good survival knife: one that is heavy and has a good scabbard and a full tang. one that you can hammer the heck out of and it still keeps on working. also that can cut fencing that is what the angled slots on the top of the forward blade is for.
Clorox Straws: pre measured for alternate water purification
Portable solar panel to charge batteries.
Portable AM FM SW radio grinding makes a decent one as well as CC radio.
Picture hanging wire. for snare traps
First Aid Kit /Herbal Survival Kit for alternate medicinal uses and nutrition
Mosquito repellent. and or netting
Muti tool Stainless so it won’t rust
Warm Sleeping bag with fleece liner for all seasons and one that will rapell water.
Rugger 10-22, portable crossbow, sling shot all with extra ammo for small game.
Secondly, a Remington 870 Express an excellent Small, and big game riffle comes with both slug and shot barrel also bring chocks for larger bird hunting e.g. turkey and quail and pheasant.20 gauge is a good choice and ether barrel setup can be used for person perfection if needed both short and longer ranger. also the slug barrel is good for big came and protecting you from bears and other predators.
Hand crank light and radio combo
Compass and directions.
Good lightweight insulated waterproof boots spend the extra bucks here you won’t regret it.
Portable solar power pack
Power inverter to convert your vehicle power to 110 if necessary
Matches and fire starters in waterproof containers.
Magnesium block for fire starting
Binocular and even a range finder to help out during your hunt.
OPTION but consider:
Night vision in case you have to recon the best time is at night a good monocular is the bushnell 6×50 Corks to burn in case you need to black yourself out especially during your recon. and or need to get close to a control point were the Guard or Amy is stationed.
Camo Makeup learn this trade NOW you will need to become invisible more times than you think and practice it during all seasons bring a friend to help you.
Folding Shovel Pick
pocket Folding Saw
Bow Saw and cable saw
Large and Hand Ax. for chopping firewood and making both a short and long term shelter.
Several 1 gallon zip lock bags for water collection
Aluminum foil for light and heat selection and to build a solar oven
Parabolic Mirror this can also be used to create a concentration of the sun to a point you can fry something in a black pan or boils water with only the sun.
Sinew this is a very strong thread like string that can be used to make cloth and moccasins if needed out of buckskin
Speedy All tool for sewing leather by hand
Here is another few examples of putting both a bugout bag (72hr.) and a I.N.C.H.(long term) this will give you ideas to customize your own.