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#289792 - 07/07/18 03:43 AM Re: 10 essentials...for the city? [Re: TeacherRO]
acropolis5 Offline
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Registered: 06/18/06
Posts: 335
Below is listed my actual NY-NJ Metro EDC pocket/ person carry:

Clothing & shoes appropriate to the weather, inc. spare light polypropylene liner socks if I carry/ wear a jacket. Jacket for warmth has gloves, hat & scarf. Its usually a Gortex shell and varied fleece liners , as appropriate. Umbrella as needed. I like The Unbreakable Umbrella because its big & tough and Im less likely to forget it when moving from place to place.

LM XE-6 ( except where prohibited);

Occasionally, when & where lawful, pepper spray;

Keychain with keys, car fob , Utilikey, P-38, Bison med. cyclinder whistle, Fenix EO5.( lithium battery), Photon hooded Freedom button light (yellow bulb) mounted backwards in its holder ( prevents accidental on), Bison med. pill cyclinder wrapped in 24 of Gorilla Tape ( 4 ibuprophen,4 decongestants[ephedrine], 2 caffeine tablets & 4 81mg. chewable aspirin );

Browning pen with carbide tip (car side window breaker) ink pen & flashlight;

Mini Bic lighter (yellow, so I can see contents and find it when if I drop it) , taped under lever to prevent leak;

27x27 yellow bandana;

IPhone with 150% Mophie battery/case [ downloaded SAS survival mannual, first-aid mannual, useful urban app.s ]

Front pocket wallet (contents: 2 credit cards, license, other ID, medical insurance cards, Medic Alert ID; flat magnifier, Fingertip bandaids, alcohol prep pad, dental floss, & 4, cut down yellow sticky sheets, minimum $500 in $1,$20 & $100 bills [ cash saves ur life in a mugging, buys the unavailable ride, gas or hotel room in a storm, etc.]

HOT, dry ironed ( asceptic) 27x27 yellow bandana sealed in Sterile Gerber Breastmilk Gag, edges reinforced with Gorilla Tape [ This kit gives me a trauma bandage, duct mask, signal flag, sling, hobo carrier, chest- seal bandage, etc. carried against my wallet makes me highly pickpocket resistant. ]; and most but not all the time a ;

Backpack briefcase or Urban GHB, the contents of which Ive posted before on this forum.

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#289960 - 07/18/18 06:59 PM Re: 10 essentials...for the city? [Re: TeacherRO]
TeacherRO Offline
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Registered: 03/11/05
Posts: 2287
Lately its been an water bottle and either a rain jacket or umbrella

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