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Uh-oh. Another item for the prep list.

Discussion in 'Back to Basics' started by VisuTrac, Nov 8, 2010.

  1. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    I was thinking the other day about the preps and came to a startling conclusion. I have a great big hole in my inventory. Maybe you do too.

    Considering that there are 3 females in my household. I need to make sure that there are sanitary napkins on the prep list. Heaven help us when we run out.

    Now I just have to figure out how to ask the wife how many a year supply is with out getting her all riled up! :mad:

    If you don't have a female in your party, they might make great trade good or make you look like a freaking hero. They can also be used as field dressing or pressure bandage if need be.

    back to the store I go but i'm pretty sure the checkout person is going to look at me funny when I clear out their shelf. I'll just tell them that they should be glad they are not in my shoes or something like that.
  2. Hispeedal2

    Hispeedal2 Nay Sayer

    you really should get one.


  3. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    No point to asking about quantities, it's variable. Just stock up, and tell them, if they ask, that both tampons and pads are VERY good for packing wounds. (Which they are, no lie there.)
  4. BadgeBunny

    BadgeBunny Monkey+

    You made me LOL!!

    As for the sanitary napkins there are plenty of companies that will send you tons of free samples and coupons ... just e-mail them ... Free and deeply discounted is always good.
  5. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Search "The Keeper". Comes in two sizes: pre and post pregnancy.
    I have some stocked away.
  6. oth47

    oth47 Monkey+

    Wife had a hysterectomy years ago,doesn't need'em any more,but I have a grown daughter living here.I also have 7 granddaughters,5 of which are teenagers and they come to spend the weekend on occasion.I make dang sure we always have these items around.And as you can imagine,some weekends I spend a lot of time in the barn..
  7. Cephus

    Cephus Monkey+++ Founding Member

    I only have 5 granddaughters and all but one is of that age ,I've spent many a day out in the shop ! LOL
    We keep plenty of them around ,for use and trade !![loco]
  8. mysterymet

    mysterymet Monkey+++

    very good idea. you defeinitely don't want to be caught without female items when you need them.
  9. sunshine

    sunshine Monkey+

    LMAO.. you guys are sooo funny!!!
  10. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    None of the female persuasion resident here. Even tho' I have a couple packs around, the aim is for wound packing. Do summa dem wimmen types showing up, they have to have their own or be prepared for oily rags --
  11. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    [batteye] Oh boy ghrit - you sure do know who to sweet talk a gal
  12. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    I just can't picture myself heading to the store to fill up the cart with Tampads.

    The thought gives me a sick feeling. I will stock up on chocolate.
  13. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    Broker, you're a man who can slay dragons. Don't wimp out on us now.
  14. Pixie_moon83

    Pixie_moon83 Monkey+


    Oh, come on guys, I'm stocked up! Don't be sissies!! lol. You know you can always shop online. [lolol] Yes, I find this hilarious.
  15. Pixie_moon83

    Pixie_moon83 Monkey+


    Oh, and off the topic, I have found a great list at Survival Cache There are things that you may not have thought about adding to your BOB.
  16. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    ROFL! [winkthumb]

    Dragons! :oops: I might need some Kodex support for that!
  17. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Har. Pack the wounds with you know what, save the shop rags for "other" things ---

    Hi, RH - (y)
  18. wildone_uk

    wildone_uk Monkey+

    see now thats what i like about this site you can talk about anything and i must say
    this subject was approached with taste
  19. dragonfly

    dragonfly Monkey+++

    No females in my "group"....Lots of tampons and kotex though!
    First time I saw a kotex I thought it looked a lot like Army field dressings!
    Guess that's why I got them!???
  20. epd160

    epd160 Monkey+

    If you're serious about stocking up, I wouldn't spend too much time on free samples. It would take ages a sample at a time to get enough.

    It DOES vary quite a bit, but figure at least a 30 ct box per month. Pads are great for packing wounds so keep those in your first aid kit. You better ask their preference before you go stocking up on tampons or pads for personal use though. Active women usually prefer tampons--but brand usually matters. YOu could have a handfull of very upset women if you go buying a year of the wrong thing!!! Better yet, give them some cash and have them get what kind they want. They should know what kind and how many.
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