The remarkable Life Saver bottle has an affordable, portable carbon filter that can block any virus larger than 15 nanometers. What's more, it can go through more than 1,500 gallons of water before the filter needs to be replaced. The bacteria and virus retention rate is 99.99 percent effective -it's so thorough that it's even supposed to clean up (gulp) fecal matter.
Make your own paracord survival bracelet. Customize it to your needs and save yourself some money. The pre-made loaded bracelets typically cost about $60, but you can buy the supplies to make about 10 or more for the same price. Update: I've swapped the regular whistle buckle to a whistle buckle with a hidden handcuff key, added reflective tape to both sides of the female end of the buckle, and added a 2" saw blade inside the bracelet.
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