Equipped To Survive Equipped To Survive® Presents
The Survival Forum
Where do you want to go on ETS?

Topic Options
#2475 - 11/04/01 09:44 PM Rescue Rod
Anonymous
Unregistered


If any one knows about any reviews on the rescue rod by California Backcountry Corporation please let me know<br> Thank you ,<br> Tom

Top
#2476 - 11/05/01 06:43 AM Re: Rescue Rod
ratstr Offline
@
Member

Registered: 09/07/01
Posts: 180
Loc: Istanbul-LTBA
The body of the rod is produced here in Turkey. The producer is a customer of the company which my wife works for and I had the chance to visit the producer myself when I heard about it.<br><br>The rod is made of aluminium and very strong, but the rest (the equipment inside) comes from far east and did not seem very well. Also the rod is so thick.

Top
#2477 - 11/05/01 07:33 PM Re: Rescue Rod
Anonymous
Unregistered


Is there a web site?

Top
#2478 - 11/06/01 06:40 AM Re: Rescue Rod
ratstr Offline
@
Member

Registered: 09/07/01
Posts: 180
Loc: Istanbul-LTBA
Yes, <br><br>http://www.rescuerod.com

Top
#2479 - 11/06/01 01:08 PM Re: Rescue Rod
Anonymous
Unregistered


Reminds me of something I made in shop in school. I had taken a couple of chunks of aluminum tubing and the couplers, and made an 18" handle with a screw off cap and a 6" deep socket for an oak dowel. Then just pin the dowel in place. I also wrapped the metal and the first foot of the wood with raw hide lace (wet, and it shrinks tight as it dries), and added a copper end cap to the dowel<br><br>If you know how to work the aluminum, it's about 60 bucks. Figure around 100 if you have to have someone do the metal for you, so it's a little cheaper. And you can make sure the length is right for the user, and be sure that it's good quality metal rather than just white metal.

Top



Moderator:  Alan_Romania, Blast, cliff, Hikin_Jim 
July
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Who's Online
3 registered (Russ, Ren, KenK), 242 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
martinw, Birdman1776, tskinner, Abe, Flyingbforge
5255 Registered Users
Newest Posts
Relative Costs for Gear
by Russ
1 second ago
Stuff to pick up at your local thrift store
by TeacherRO
Yesterday at 09:39 PM
Eight bight button knot
by TonyE
Yesterday at 08:43 PM
Most Recommended Must Have Survival Gear under $30
by quick_joey_small
Yesterday at 09:09 AM
Essentials in First aid
by chaosmagnet
Yesterday at 12:44 AM
Ridiculous carry - what have you seen?
by chaosmagnet
Yesterday at 12:38 AM
First Aid Kits and Hot Cars
by Montanero
Yesterday at 12:35 AM
New gadget to add to your medical kit
by CJK
Yesterday at 12:05 AM
Newest Images
Tiny knife / wrench
Handmade knives
2"x2" Glass Signal Mirror, Retroreflective Mesh
Trade School Tool Kit
My Pocket Kit
Glossary
Test

WARNING & DISCLAIMER: SELECT AND USE OUTDOORS AND SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND TECHNIQUES AT YOUR OWN RISK. Information posted on this forum is not reviewed for accuracy and may not be reliable, use at your own risk. Please review the full WARNING & DISCLAIMER about information on this site.