|MPI Outdoors "You CAN Survive"|
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|Explanation of Survival Equipment and Supplies Ratings|
In most cases the reason for the rating given a particular item will be obvious based on our normal evaluation criteria which can be found by clicking on the Group Heading link and reading the relevant text regarding that item. In cases where a low rating is not obvious, for example, if an otherwise good product is damaged due to poor packing, the reason will be given in the listing. Further explanation and the overall rating of both quality and value for the Survival Kit will be found in the written evaluation which follows the kit contents listing.
Excellent (superior quality and/or performance)
|Qty.||Survival Equipment & Supplies||Rating|
|EMERGENCY DEVICES GROUP|
|Safety Matches, small, in box|
|Folding Wing Stove|
|WATER & FOOD GROUP|
|"E*mergen*C" Drink Mix|
|Instant Broth Packets, 2 beef, 1 chicken|
|Sugar Packets, one teaspoon|
|Hard Candy , "Jolly Rancher", asst. flavors|
|MISCELLANEOUS & MULTI-PURPOSE GROUP|
|Aluminum Foil, lightweight, 9 x 10 inches|
|1 Pint Plastic Zipper Lock Bag, used to store drink and sugar packets (not pictured)|
|List of Contents w/ suggested uses|
|Storage Can, 9 oz., vacuum sealed, pop top with re-useable plastic top|
|Weight:||5.8 oz. (165 gr)|
|Size:||2 3/8 x 3 1/3 dia. in. (6 x 8.47 cm)|
MPI's "You CAN Survive" really ought to be called, "you can eat" since its primary focus is sustenance. The packaging is secure, but unwieldy and bulky, not likely to be carried in your pocket and you can't add anything. If it's not with you in a pocket, it's not likely to be available to save you. We rate this kit as "mediocre."
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