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The VSSL Survival Kit and Flashlight – this tube of trinkets could save your life


Some days blend together in way that makes you feel like you’re living the same one over and over again. Of course, no two days are ever really the same, and while we hope to never be faced with any real emergency, it is a possibility. It can be something as small as having your phone die when you need directions to a friends place, or something as terrible as your house burning down overnight.

While you want to be prepared for anything that could happen, you also don’t want to look like a conspiracy theorist who’s hunkering down for the apocalypse. If you want to be casually prepared to live through some terrible situations, then this VSSL Survival Kit can help you do so discreetly. This is about the same size as a heavy-duty flashlight, and it’s hiding 15 different tools inside of the aluminum tube which you can use in a variety of circumstances.

There’s a super-bright LED on one side and an oil-filled compass on the other. Inside there are 7 weather-resistant metal canisters that hold reflective trail markers, a four-hour candle, razor blades, six water purification tablets, a wire saw with handles that can manage 60 pounds of working strength, a beadless whistle, waterproof matches, fire starters, fishing gear, a signaling mirror, can opener, rope that can hold 250 pounds, and first aid supplies. It only weighs 19 ounces, which means it won’t add much weight to your purse or backpack. This is going to cost you $98.50, and seems like it would be a good precautionary item to have around since it more than covers all the basics.

Available for purchase on Vat19