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Posted By on September 25, 2010

The Top 100 Items to Disappear First

by Mr. Smashy
Survival Cache

You could also call this “The Top 100 Things You should start stocking up on.” Even if you don’t need more than 2 (you should always have 2 of everything) each item on this list will be great for bartering. This list was discussed and chosen by the members of SurvivalistBoards.com. No Particular Order.

I’ve linked to a couple of the items you are less likely to find at Wal-Mart and other local stores.

  1. Generators
  2. Water Filters/Purifiers
  3. Portable Toilets
  4. Seasoned Firewood
  5. Lamp Oil, Wicks, Lamps
  6. Coleman Fuel. Impossible to stockpile too much
  7. Guns, Ammunition, Pepper Spray, Knives, Clubs, Bats & Slingshots
  8. Hand-can openers, & hand egg beaters, whisks
  9. Honey/Syrups/white, brown sugar
  10. Rice – Beans – Wheat
  11. Vegetable Oil (for cooking) Without it food burns/must be boiled)
  12. Charcoal, Lighter Fluid
  13. Water Containers
  14. Mini Heater head (Without this item, propane won’t heat a room.)
  15. Grain Grinder (Non-electric)
  16. Propane Cylinders (Urgent: Definite shortages will occur
  17. Survival Guide Book
  18. Lantern Mantles
  19. Baby Supplies: Diapers/formula. ointments/aspirin, etc.
  20. Washboards, Mop Bucket w/wringer (for Laundry)
  21. Propane Cookstoves
  22. Vitamins
  23. Propane Cylinder Handle-Holder
  24. Feminine Hygiene/Haircare/Skin products
  25. Thermal underwear / Polypropylene
  26. Bow saws, axes and hatchets, Wedges (also, honing oil)
  27. Aluminum Foil Reg. & Heavy Duty
  28. Gasoline Containers (Plastic & Metal)
  29. Garbage Bags
  30. Toilet Paper, Kleenex, Paper Towels
  31. Milk – Powdered & Condensed
  32. Garden Seeds (Non-Hybrid)
  33. Clothes pins/line/hangers
  34. Coleman’s Pump Repair Kit
  35. Tuna Fish (in oil)
  36. Fire Extinguishers (or..large box of Baking Soda in every room)
  37. First aid kits
  38. Batteries
  39. Garlic, spices & vinegar, baking supplies
  40. Big Dogs (and plenty of dog food)
  41. Flour, yeast & salt
  42. Matches
  43. Writing paper/pads/pencils, solar calculators
  44. Insulated ice chests
  45. Workboots, belts, jeans & durable shirts
  46. Flashlights, Lightsticks, torches, Lanterns
  47. Journals, Diaries & Scrapbooks
  48. Garbage cans Plastic
  49. Hygiene: Shampoo, Toothbrush/paste, Mouthwash, floss
  50. Cast iron cookware
  51. Fishing supplies/tools
  52. Mosquito coils/repellent, sprays/creams
  53. Duct Tape
  54. Tarps/stakes/twine/nails/rope/spikes
  55. Candles
  56. Laundry Detergent (liquid)
  57. Backpacks, Duffel Bags
  58. Garden tools & supplies
  59. Scissors, fabrics & sewing supplies
  60. Canned Fruits, Veggies, Soups, stews, etc.
  61. Bleach
  62. Canning supplies, (Jars/lids/wax)
  63. Knives & Sharpening tools: files, stones, steel
  64. Bicycles…Tires/tubes/pumps/chains, etc
  65. Sleeping Bags & blankets/pillows/mats
  66. Carbon Monoxide Alarm (battery powered)
  67. Board Games, Cards, Dice
  68. d-con Rat poison, MOUSE PRUFE II, Roach Killer
  69. Mousetraps, Ant traps & cockroach magnets
  70. Paper plates/cups/utensils (stock up, folks)
  71. Baby wipes, oils, waterless & Antibacterial soap
  72. Rain gear, rubberized boots, etc.
  73. Shaving supplies
  74. Hand pumps & siphons (for water and for fuels)
  75. Soysauce, vinegar, bullions/gravy/soupbase
  76. Boy Scout Handbook
  77. Chocolate/Cocoa/Tang/Punch (water enhancers)
  78. “Survival-in-a-Can”
  79. Woolen clothing, scarves/ear-muffs/mittens
  80. Reading glasses
  81. Window Insulation Kit
  82. Graham crackers, saltines, pretzels, Trail mix/Jerky
  83. Popcorn, Peanut Butter, Nuts
  84. Socks, Underwear, T-shirts, etc. (extras)
  85. Lumber (all types)
  86. Wagons & carts (for transport to and from)
  87. Cots & Inflatable mattresses
  88. Gloves: Work/warming/gardening, etc.
  89. Lantern Hangers
  90. Screen Patches, glue, nails, screws, nuts & bolts
  91. Teas
  92. Coffee
  93. Cigarettes
  94. Wine/Liquors (for bribes, medicinal, etc,)
  95. Paraffin wax
  96. Glue, nails, nuts, bolts, screws, etc.
  97. Chewing gum/candies
  98. Atomizers (for cooling/bathing)
  99. Hats & cotton neckerchiefs
  100. Goats/chickens

What’s Missing?

What do you think will disappear before these things that’s not on the list?

Reprinted with permission from Survival Cache.

September 25, 2010

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