Issue 05 Preview – Grab and Go Len Waldron Join the Conversation Building a Go Bag on a Budget Assembled and debated under many guises and many names, the “Go Bag” (GB) represents different things to different people, but generally it’s a pre-staged, man-portable collection of gear to keep an individual safe and healthy for at least three days. Why three days? In addition to what FEMA recommends, it’s the average time a human can live without water. Considering survival exercises can have infinite possibilities and permutations, one has to draw outer limits to size, function, and duration. To that end, the editors at RECOIL laid out the challenge of creating a GB with a roughly $300 budget (exclusive of tax and shipping) from easily sourced vendors to build a viable GB. Given those limitations, the first question has to be, what’s not in the bag? Let’s start with a few limitations and disclosures. For the rest of this article, subscribe digitally here: RECOIL Issue 5 Explore RECOILweb:Savage Announces 110 Tactical Rifles in 3 CalibersAmerican Made: Dawson KnivesDan Bilzerian helps the girls with their ice bucket challenge (NSFW)RECOILtv Gun Room: Daniel Defense DDM4V4s and DDM4V7s NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.