Unless your name happens to be Bear Grylls, things can turn ugly if you fail to prepare for the worst. By keeping a few key items in your car and at home, you should be able to handle any situation. Here are 10 really useful emergency tools at the PopSci Shop, now with an extra 15 percent off MSRP when you use code SPRINGSAVE15 (expires 3/24).
This powerful portable battery holds enough juice to jumpstart an 8-cylinder, 5.0L engine. It can also detect when you attach the jumper cables incorrectly, and the built-in flashlight has a range of 495 feet. Normally $119.99, the JumpSmart is now $101.99 with the code.
Made from aluminum alloy, these military-grade flashlights are both rugged and powerful. They have an adjustable zoom, with four power modes to choose from and a range of one mile. Worth $100, this two-pack is now only $12.74 with the code.
Rated at 4.3 stars, this Amazon’s Choice vacuum sealer helps you preserve fresh meat and fish. The GameSaver can seal 80 consecutive bags in a row, and it has a built-in cutter for creating custom-length bags. It retails for $245, but you can get the sealer now for $89.24 with the code.
Perfect for your bedroom or bathroom, the Luxjet rechargeable light switches on automatically when it detects motion. It offers four hours of illumination on a full charge, and the sensor works through 120 degrees. Usually $29.99, the Luxjet light is now $14.44 with the code.
Instead of using Cling-Wrap, try a Food Guard. BPA-free and 100 percent plastic-free, these silicone lids stretch to cover any container. They are dishwasher-safe, heatproof to 446°F, and strong enough for stacking. Order now for $14.41 with the code to grab a pack of five, worth $19.99.
This multi-purpose charging hub has a wireless charger and five USB ports, providing a total output of 50 watts. In addition, the Ultimate Power Station has an internal battery for emergency off-grid charging. Normally priced at $59.99, it’s now $42.49 with the code.
Made from 440 stainless steel with a drop-point blade and a grippy rubber handle, this knife is perfect for outdoor adventures. On the sheath, you will find both a sharpener and a fire starter. Order now for $28.04 with the code to grab the Surviv-All, worth $44.99.
Ideal for emergency DIY, Geekey puts a toolbox in your pocket. The multi-tool includes a scoring blade, several wrenches and drivers, a file, a can opener, a ruler, and more. It’s made from heat-treated steel, and you can grab it now for $19.54 with the code (normally $55.95).
This best-selling tool combines a Japan Olfa KB4-S blade knife, two drivers, one wrench, a key holder and a bottle opener. The carabiner design also means you can clip it onto your bag. Worth $79, the multi-tool is currently $46.74 with the code.
Thanks to a built-in compressor, this Reddot Design Award winner lets you keep drinks and food cold without ice. You can run it on 12/24V DC power from your car, and the ICECO JP has a capacity of 50 liters. Usually priced at $529, this portable fridge freezer is now $399.49 with the code.
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