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#12656 - 02/12/03 03:12 PM Re: Whats in your wallet?

If you were a truly committed survivor, your wife would actually believe that the condom in your wallet is an emergency water container.

She doesn't... <img src="images/graemlins/blush.gif" alt="" />

#12657 - 02/13/03 05:17 PM Re: Whats in your wallet?
PryBry Offline

Registered: 12/07/01
Posts: 28
Loc: mn, usa
Aside from the typical contents I have one or two items which come in handy...
A couple of large bandaids... which have been used for more than stopping blood flow... such as hanging a sign on a door to let some know where we went, or holding a screw on the end of screw driver to allow insertion of said screw into a deep cavity with out loss. I carry the heavy fabric type bands which are incredibly strong (pound for pound stronger than steel... maybe not <img src="images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />)
A credit card sized signal mirror, which has been used for the obvious as well as the clever... such as a make shift flash light (reflecting sun light to check for blown fuses under the dash of a car)
My favorite addition is an old credit card which has been rapped in 20 ft of 60 lb test dacron fishing line, which I then rapped with a foot of folded aluminum foil, then rapped with a couple feet of duct tape and high quality electrical tape (side by side)
This is a handy tape dispenser, I can even pull the fishing line off of one end without unrapping the whole thing... the only thing I can't get at easily is the foil... but its there if needed.
The whole thing is about the thickness of three credit cards, but the utility is easily worth the space. It does fit into a single card slot.
I love when someone wishes out loud for tape, and out of no where I hand them a piece... I always get the "where'd you get that"
<img src="images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

#12658 - 02/14/03 08:10 AM Re: Whats in your wallet?
johnbaker Offline
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Registered: 01/17/02
Posts: 384
Loc: USA

I like the credit card idea, but are the tapes directly on top of the foil? If so, how can you separate the foil from the tapes?



#12659 - 02/14/03 08:21 AM Re: Whats in your wallet?
johnbaker Offline
old hand

Registered: 01/17/02
Posts: 384
Loc: USA

Then you must lead her to a clearer understanding, unless of course she already has a clear understanding. In the latter event, you really do need to work on your survival skills. <img src="images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

Alternatively you could change the real purpose.

I suspect that if my wife found one in my wallet, her reaction would be to reproach me for carrying my emergency water container in such a poor way. And she'd be right. Oh, well ...


#12660 - 02/14/03 01:27 PM Re: Whats in your wallet?
Biscuits Offline

Registered: 01/05/03
Posts: 114
Loc: Central Colorado
Moleskin, I'm constantly having to replace the square in my wallet.

#12661 - 02/15/03 07:53 PM Re: Whats in your wallet?

I decided to put an air baloon instead of condom. Now there are no complaints. <img src="images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

#12662 - 02/15/03 08:07 PM Re: Whats in your wallet?

I carry a lazer pen and a magnifying glass in mine. <img src="images/graemlins/cool.gif" alt="" />

#12663 - 02/15/03 08:41 PM Re: Whats in your wallet?
Tjin Offline

Registered: 04/08/02
Posts: 1715
i would go for a ziploc bags, widely avaible, cheap, resealbe, waterproof,etc.

#12664 - 02/15/03 09:54 PM Re: Whats in your wallet?
Rusty Offline

Registered: 02/15/03
Posts: 204
Loc: College Station, Texas
What is the best "card tool" for your wallet?
"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." - Frankin

#12665 - 02/15/03 10:04 PM Re: Whats in your wallet?

I cant tell you which is the best, but untill i lost my wallet i used a bcb tool. I really liked it

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