16 Survival Uses For Zip Ties

Posted: September 9, 2015 in Blog, New Post, Re-Blog
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Zip ties, also known as cable ties, are small, light, and incredibly useful. They’re well worth adding to your bug out bag and other supplies.

Snippet “Part of being a resourceful prepper means finding small yet common items that we take for granted in our daily lives and learning how to use them a survival situation, hopefully in multiple ways. Zip ties are a prime example of such an item. Like duct tape, their survival and non-survival uses are practically endless.

Also known as cable ties, zip ties are cheap and made out of plastic. Nonetheless, they belong just as much in your bug out bag or camping gear as they do in your kitchen or garage. In fact, as long as you are armed with the knowledge of what they can provide you, zip ties can be among the most valuable items that you could ask for in a survival or prepping situation. They’re also incredibly cheap and take up preciously little space even in bulk, further adding to their overall value.

Zip ties come in a wide variety of sizes and colors, but just remember that the colored variants are typically weaker than the black or white ones. While we suggest you keep at least some colored ones to use as trail markers, we still highly recommend that either white or black make up the strong majority of the zip ties in your survival kit or bug out bag.

Here are 16 survival uses for zip ties:

1. Organize Small Items – Zip ties are perfect for keeping sticks, pens, cables, cordage, bags, utensils, and other small items together and organized. You don’t want to have a mess on your hands when you’re busy trying to survive a widespread disaster.”

Read the rest here: 16 Survival Uses For Zip Ties | Urban Survival Site

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