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Jump to new posts Re: Customizing Your Medical Kit by Jeanette_Isabelle @ Today at 12:59 AM

I may add two more TCC care cards (they take up no room) and replace the QuikClot, 25 g with QuikClot Combat Gauze, Z-Fold; that would be it. After the tug-a-war in my mind, especially over the wound care items, I think I have it. MEDICAL INFORMATIO
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Jump to new posts Re: Stuff to pick up at your local thrift store by LCranston @ Yesterday at 08:39 PM

Wool Blankets, about 1 every 2 or 3 blankets Picnic blankets; Fleece on one side, PVC/Vinyl on other Nalgene Bottles for 99 cents Storage bins for all the stuff I find at goodwill.
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Jump to new posts Re: First Aid Kits and Hot Cars by Montanero @ Yesterday at 08:04 PM

No worries, and I could have been a bit clearer in my earlier posts. If you store anything in a hot car that can be affected at all by heat, you must insulate. But that is not all that must be done to ensure that the supplies remain viable.
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Jump to new posts Re: Essentials in First aid by Russ @ Yesterday at 07:28 PM

Scan the scene and glove up. Once you go hands on you need to be protecting yourself from bodily fluids and other contaminants. That and it changes your mindset.
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Jump to new posts Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 07:03 PM

Yes, I carry caffeine pills.
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Jump to new posts Re: Ridiculous carry - what have you seen? by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 07:02 PM

I knew guy once who carried two different phones on two different carriers. But he was governor, so it made some sense
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Jump to new posts Re: stuff you don't see in EDC... by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 07:01 PM

I knew on guy who carried a full 1 qt Naglene bottle...in school.
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Jump to new posts Re: Why Are We Preparing? by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 07:00 PM

Also, its kind of fun
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Jump to new posts Re: 10 essentials...for the city? by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 06:59 PM

Lately its been an water bottle and either a rain jacket or umbrella
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Jump to new posts Re: Alive 7 days after Driving off Cliff by dougwalkabout @ 07/17/18 10:57 PM

Originally Posted By: brandtbThe story I read (abc.com) said that she used a hose from her radiator to collect the fresh water dripping from a cliff face. Yes, that's correct, based on direct interviews with her. Given her injuries, it's amazing s
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Jump to new posts Re: What's the Earliest News Event You Remember? by hikermor @ 07/17/18 01:48 PM

https://www.nps.gov/inde/learn/historyculture/stories-libertybell.htm The above gives a rundown on the history of the Liberty Bell - surprising and interesting facts... I was surprised to learn that the LB was not involved at all in the events of t
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Jump to new posts Re: Thai Cave Rescue by Russ @ 07/16/18 11:48 PM

Originally Posted By: Jeanette_IsabelleOriginally Posted By: clearwateralso WSJ- Tesla shares slid 3.51% to $307.68 in morning trading in New York. What does this have to do with the cave rescue? Jeanette Isabelle Nothing but the moronic tantrums
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Jump to new posts Re: Woman rescued from wolves by helicopter by hikermor @ 07/16/18 10:43 PM

Some years ago, there were wild pigs on many of the Channel islands and they were a disruptive pain. I was charged by one once and a well timed (fortunately!) kick in the snout turned him away. If I had been carrying, I would have been tempted to sh
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Jump to new posts Re: Bear Sightings by clearwater @ 07/16/18 09:24 PM

Black bears do well around humans. When I lived in Northern California, over the couple of dozen years we saw the mule deer populations plummet and the black bear populations grow. I used to see up to 100 deer in one evening drive up north from Tahoe
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Jump to new posts Re: Favorite Related Forum by Phaedrus @ 07/16/18 08:48 AM

It's as much the social aspect as the info for me. I'd miss you folks! If Hikermor won't be coming out to the dig now, perhaps I'll get out his way now that I'm in Idaho.
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Jump to new posts Re: 96 Hours in California Desert by hikermor @ 07/16/18 02:55 AM

I almost forgot. There is this verbiage under "A Survival Primer," posted on the web by something called ETS "No Substitute for Water Your next priority is water. You can survive a long time without food, but only days or even less w
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Jump to new posts Hikers in mudflats rescued by M_a_x @ 07/15/18 07:56 AM

https://www.dw.com/en/north-sea-german-m...scue/a-44677718 The article in German states that the three people were surprpised by the flood. Tidal tables are available for this region (and should be used to plan walks). The tidal amplitude makes the
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Jump to new posts Re: New gadget to add to your medical kit by hikermor @ 07/14/18 12:40 PM

Thank you very much for this info!! I am at the stage in life where I have A-fib issues; I received an implant for a-fib detection a few years ago and I was just told it needs replacement. This looks like an interesting alternative (even cheaper -
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Jump to new posts Re: Snake knot project tutorial by TonyE @ 07/13/18 01:57 PM

Interlocked snake knot The locked snake knot is on the left, the unlocked version is on the right. Each half knot in the locked version is tied into the preceding half knot. In the unlocked version the half knots are joined together in pairs. Her
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