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Jump to new posts Re: Where to discuss knife rights? by Phaedrus @ Today at 05:57 AM

BTW, thanks to Doug and Knife Rights! I live in Montana and Doug's efforts have been instrumental in getting our switchblade ban (among others) overturned! The Governor still has to sign it but I think it's going to happen.
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Jump to new posts Re: Can't use it if you don't have it by hikermor @ Today at 03:56 AM

Glad I still have my original Chouinard sewing kit; don't remember what I paid for it, but it was much less than $29. I have never had to put it to serious use, but it has been worth carrying several times. I am definitely a fan of duct tape for qu
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Jump to new posts Re: Can't use it if you don't have it by Famdoc @ Today at 01:34 AM

The Chounaird Sewing Kit is back on the market at Patagonia and, with the addition of a spool of fine wire as Clearwater suggested, could accomplish the temporary reattachment of a sole better than duct tape. https://www.patagonia.com/product/expedi
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Jump to new posts Re: Customizing Your Medical Kit by Jeanette_Isabelle @ Yesterday at 01:26 PM

Originally Posted By: acropolis5 Hemostats can be used to help remove larger splinters/ sliveres, clamp a bleeding vein or artery & help to manipulate a wound or remove debris ( e.g. road rash). I once claimed a jugular cut by glass after
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Jump to new posts Re: Customizing Your Medical Kit by Jeanette_Isabelle @ Yesterday at 12:55 PM

Originally Posted By: acropolis5Add 1-2 pressure packed triangular bandages ( strerile optional). I got my FAK from the factory with the stock triangular bandage. https://www.chinookmed.com/05125/triangular-bandage.html I want to take my FAK with m
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Jump to new posts Re: Hazards we face - What are the odds? by UncleGoo @ Yesterday at 06:58 AM

Originally Posted By: haertig... now it comes as a nasal spray. So it has gotten trivial to administer. If you need Narcan, you need it. If you don't, it doesn't hurt you. But here's a bit of advice from my experience: Once you administer the Na
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Jump to new posts Re: Customizing Your Medical Kit by acropolis5 @ Yesterday at 04:41 AM

JI. ďYes to the sterile triangular bandage. Hemostats can be used to help remove larger splinters/ sliveres, clamp a bleeding vein or artery & help to manipulate a wound or remove debris ( e.g. road rash). I once claimed a jugular
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Jump to new posts Re: Hazards we face - What are the odds? by haertig @ Yesterday at 02:54 AM

Originally Posted By: chaosmagnetMy understanding is that Narcan is easy to administer and is very unlikely to hurt someone. But I've never been trained on its use. We used to give it IV, but now it comes as a nasal spray. So it has gotten trivial
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Jump to new posts Re: Hazards we face - What are the odds? by Jeanette_Isabelle @ Yesterday at 02:17 AM

Originally Posted By: TaurusDrug overdose is something Iíve fortunately never had to consider in my travels. I canít say I would feel comfortable administering narcan or any such thing unless I had the proper training. Even then carrying some just i
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Jump to new posts Re: Where to discuss knife rights? by chaosmagnet @ Yesterday at 12:28 AM

With the very welcome change in the rules, I'll state my personal opinion. Laws against carrying knives simply don't work for any public safety purpose. Even if they did work, I'd be against them. My right to own, use, and carry the knife of my ch
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Jump to new posts Re: Hazards we face - What are the odds? by chaosmagnet @ Yesterday at 12:17 AM

My understanding is that Narcan is easy to administer and is very unlikely to hurt someone. But I've never been trained on its use.
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Jump to new posts Re: Hazards we face - What are the odds? by Taurus @ Yesterday at 12:09 AM

Drug overdose is something Iíve fortunately never had to consider in my travels. I canít say I would feel comfortable administering narcan or any such thing unless I had the proper training. Even then carrying some just in case seems like overkill.
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