Christmas gift ideas

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by Bigfoot1986, Nov 26, 2015.


  1. Bigfoot1986

    Bigfoot1986 Monkey

    I need some gift ideas and stocking stuffer ideas also. Thanks so much and happy thanksgiving.
     
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  2. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    American Silver Eagle or Canadian Maple Leaf coins
    Warm wool socks
    .22LR ammo
    P38 can openers
    Nice folding pocket knife
    the list is endless
     
  3. WillNomad

    WillNomad Writer/Prepper

    A Gift card to a local outdoors store/walmart.
    I'm usually unsure what to get some of my relatives so I usually give them gift cards to places, can't go wrong there :)!
     
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  4. Ganado

    Ganado Monkey+++

    1. Kellogg makes fishing kits in mm canisters
    2. paracord bracelets. The round kind .... hmm can't find that post now.
    3. single cans of special foods?
    4. anything on this list

    5. Poor Man's Barter Items | Survival Forums
     
  5. Airtime

    Airtime Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    My wife and daughter seem to regularly give me shampoo, body wash and deodorant/antiperspirant... Hmmm... I thought they just didn't have other ideas, but now I wonder if they are trying to tell me something.
     
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  6. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    Nope, You've just got some practical women there. Congrats!
    You really didn't need the 3/4HP router with power table. It wouldn't fit in the stocking anyway.
     
  7. techsar

    techsar Monkey+++

    Gifts...grain mill, sewing machine, coffee pot, drill press, surgery kit, fire extinguisher, plate carrier w/plates, LTS food...
    Stocking stuffers...flashlights, ammo, jerky, gloves, bag of quality coffee beans, any sort of PM's...

    Have a Happy Thanksgiving![turkey]
     
  8. Pax Mentis

    Pax Mentis Philosopher King Site Supporter

    It's not really a stocking STUFFER....but a knitting friend of mine knitted a stocking from paracord last year that I used for my son (he's 37)...she used some red with a green line running through it that I found at the local surplus store. I filled it with a couple kinds of jerky, a sharpening stone, a credit card knife, a deck of survival cards along with the typical fruit and nuts.
     
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  9. Seepalaces

    Seepalaces Monkey+ Site Supporter+

    Seeds and seed gift certificates for the new year.
     
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  10. Airtime

    Airtime Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    Some of the items on my and my wife's wish lists include the following:
    Ammo
    Targets
    Gun cleaning supplies
    Holster - possibly one of the garment types with under shoulder pocket
    Bigger dehydrator
    Food Saver vaccum sealing bags
    LEM meat grinding supplies

    Other ideas for you:
    LEM meat grinder (Favorite Meat Grinder or Sausage maker | Survival Forums
    About anything Bear puts up for sale
    Food Saver vaccum sealing system
    SOG Trident Elite knife for keeping in each car (inexpensive and has opening assist, glass breaker and seatbelt cutter)
    Ammo cans
    Water purifiers (Sawyer, MSR, Katadin, etc.)
    Polar fleece garments (Columbia, etc.) Lightweight, can insulate when wet, don't absorb much water, some are vogue
    Cold weather gloves with Goretex (a must) liners
    Work gloves
    Medical books - (see this post for specific suggestions)
    https://www.survivalmonkey.com/threads/some-medical-considerations-for-ebola.49834/
    Medical supplies: CAT torniques, Israeli bandages, Quick clot, etc.
    Join the crowd, buy a drone
    NRA or GOA membership
    An online course at Hillsdale College
    A political donation to a conservative in their name (especially for liberal family and friends)
    A crossbow or archery toys
    A red dot optic or ACOG
    Security cameras
    Driveway alert system either by Chamberlin or Dakota Alert
    NiMH batteries and charger
    Solar battery charger
    BatteryMINDer maintenance charger for BOV or Genset (2012 is good)
    Engine coolant or block heater for winter starting
    Electric seat cover if they don't have heated seats in vehicle
    Yeti cooler (nothing says, "Honey, I love you" like a $500 ice chest- keeps ice frozen for 3 days and the bedroom cold even longer, unless she is a special gal, in which case ice will last no time in the bedroom. It's one of those extremes!)

    AT
     
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  11. Ganado

    Ganado Monkey+++

    THose Yeti coolers make me drool [clp]
     
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  12. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

    For those on the naughty list ;)

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    For those on the nice list:
    Lifestraws
    headlamps
    Compass
    gloves
    wine ;)
     
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  13. Airtime

    Airtime Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    Don't know about you, but when my wife is naughty, I sure ain't thinking about giving her coal.
     
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  14. UncleMorgan

    UncleMorgan I eat vegetables. My friends are not vegetables.

    Over the last six months, I've been buying up little odds and ends for stocking stuffers at auctions. They don't all have to be new, but many are. Mostly they're fun stuff, and because they were WAY cheap, I have more this year than ever before. It seems the younger the young'un, the more they like a medley of the most improbable stuff.
     
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