During all this time at home I tried to create a SHTF / Bugout / Survival kit out of the cheapest items I could use. I went through all sorts of different set ups, each being a little different from the previous one, and for a while before all the rioting and looting started I had more of a Bug-Out set up that had lots of survival items. It was basically a big bugout pack only each item was wrapped around a belt. When the current events started happening I decided to change it up- while still using very cost effective items. This is what I finally came up with. All coming to around $45 (excluding the magazines) this set up is more of a "fighting" set up than a "live out in the woods like the kids in Red Dawn" type setup. I mostly used MilSurp gear from Vietnam I got from Amazon and Ebay: a web belt, H-harness, M16 mag pouch, canteen pouch, and a medical pouch. Then for another $5 from ebay I got an Army surplus ACU mag pouch. Even though this is mostly a Line 1 Battle Belt set up, I still kept some of the "survival" items in there. I replaced the GI medical pouch with a basic medkit that I added more medical items to, as well as basic survival items like ways to start fire, make shelter, clean water, etc. I then added a new canteen w/ canteen cup and a tourniquet. I have a total of seven 10 round mags for my .223/5.56 AR. This isn't much, but it's basically got the basic items for a fight (ammo, water, and medical) and it'll keep your wallet happy. What do you guys think of it? Feel free to share what you have as your own SHTF loadout if you want as well.