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#232385 - 09/18/11 08:36 PM Re: Today's easy addition: a tin cup [Re: TeacherRO]
bacpacjac Offline
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Registered: 05/05/07
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As part of a larger emerg kit, I just made an SOS kit for a boat, designed to be small, inconspicuous, float and ALWAYS be on board, even if the larger kit is removed. I put key basic emerg gear (fire, water purification, signalling, sheter, navigation, first aid, light and food) in a Nalgalene. I put that in an aluminium can and duct taped them together. A metal vessel for boiling water was one of the key items I wanted to include. The can was cheap and easy.
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#232491 - 09/20/11 02:40 PM Re: Today's easy addition: a tin cup [Re: TeacherRO]
Pete Offline

Registered: 02/20/09
Posts: 1347
Thanks for mentioning this ... I recently bought a Jeep and have been tossing my emergency gear in the back of the vehicle. My titanium cup is still in the garage - so I'll transfer it this morning.

Ian said ... "I had a friend (long dead I am afraid) who was captured by the Japanese and spent most of WW2 in a prisoner of war camp."
You knew somebody VERY special there.
Nobody went through a rougher experience than those guys !!!


#232525 - 09/21/11 02:58 AM Re: Today's easy addition: a tin cup [Re: Pete]
Nomad Offline

Registered: 05/04/02
Posts: 464
Loc: Just wandering around.
I have been carrying a gi canteen cup for .....wow..60 years. I was given one by my next door neighbor. He was a paratrooper during ww2.

He highly recommended it as the most useful item he carried. I agree.

Although the canteen I carry now is plastic, the cup is still a heavy duty
GI stainless steel one. Wish I still had the original but there have been several improvements.
...........From Nomad.........Been "on the road" since '97

#233038 - 09/30/11 10:13 PM Re: Today's easy addition: a tin cup [Re: NuggetHoarder]
ireckon Offline

Registered: 04/01/10
Posts: 1628
Loc: Northern California
Originally Posted By: NuggetHoarder
A nalgene bottle will nest in an Olicamp stainless cup. You can then take both the Nalgene and the Olicamp stainless cup and nest both of those inside a Zebra 12cm Billy Pot (without the billy pot's lid).



Will that stainless steel cup fit in the 10cm (not 12cm) Zebra Billy Pot?
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