The Prepper Economy is Booming

March 30, 2020 2 min read

The Prepper Economy is Booming

 

With the spread of COVID-19, one business has been doing surprisingly well: prepper stores. The new clientele aren't your typical backwoods survivalists either: they're accountants, IT workers, and contractors. Everyone wants dehydrated fruit, first-aid kits, and mylar blankets.

According to the Hustle, the most committed preppers have invested tens of thousands of dollars and years to build up their prepper bunkers. One prepper, Charles, has spent over $10 on supplies, including:

  • 2 years’ worth of non-perishable food (tuna, corned beef, tomato sauce, cereal, vacuum-sealed frozen meats, beans, MREs)
  • “Bug-out” bags: Portable kits containing the essentials required to survive for 3 days (water, food, face masks, first-aid, shelter)
  • Specialized tools, like $300 knives, shovels, and radios

What GoSun Can Offer

While we would never wish for the type of situation that would make off-grid living necessary, GoSun built many products to make such living as easy as possible. 

Let's say you want to pursue the path of building an end-of-the-world bunker. What do you do about appliances that have to be powered without a central grid? What about cookers, coolers, light sources, and chargers for your electrical appliances? 

We're glad you asked! Turns out there are plenty of great solar-powered appliances that make living in your off-grid homes as convenient as possible. Below are some of our favorites. 

 

GoSun Fusion

This is the flagship solar cooker from GoSun that cooks food day or night due to its battery bank. 

Bake, boil or steam a meal for eight people, (4x more food than the GoSun Sport) using only the sun.

 

Gosun Chill

The solar cooler that doesn't need ice. 

GoSun engineered a cooler that can keep colder temperatures longer and is more sanitary than anything else on the market.  Nothing is cleaner or easier than GoSun Chill. 

GoSun Chill can be powered by multiple power sources, including the Powerbank, AC Adapter, 12 Volt Cord (car port charger), Solar Table, or Flexible Solar Panels. This way, you can access the most convenient power sources when you need it. To charge the Powerbank, plug in the included AC Adapter into any wall socket (100-250VAC) or use one of our two solar charging options - the Solar Table or Flexible Solar Panel.

 

GoSun Solar Panel 10

GoSun is pleased to introduce the Solar Panel 10, a solar cell phone charger that easily folds up and produces an incredible amount of electricity to charge all your USB devices. It can charge up your phone with its built-in USB port as fast at your plug-in outlet.

Here are the dimensions:

  • Unfold size: 267 mm x 349 mm x 2.5 mm
  • Folded size: 267 mm x 175 mm x 5 mm
  • Net weight: 0.43 kg 

 


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