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#290182 - 08/09/18 05:17 PM Re: Good Article on FA Kits [Re: hikermor]
Ian Offline
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Registered: 05/15/07
Posts: 194
Loc: Scotland
Yes all in English. This is what I have:

German first aid kit http://www.bellanda.net/x02prod01.html

Note that the EU medical symbol is white cross on green. The Red Cross got iffy over the red cross on a white background.

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#290183 - 08/09/18 05:18 PM Re: Good Article on FA Kits: what DIN 13164 covers [Re: M_a_x]
rafowell Offline
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Registered: 11/29/09
Posts: 216
Loc: Southern California
Originally Posted By: M_a_x
...In Germany it is required to have a standardized FAK (DIN 13164) in the vehicle. ...


For the curious (like me) here's what DIN 13164 calls for:

DIN 13164 component requirements

Seems easy to find in Europe, harder in North America (Amazon didn't seem to have any w/o expensive addons).

However, Ebay has a few - here's one (just as an example - I have no experience with this vendor or product:

DIN 13164 kit on US Ebay
Backup link, if above link doesn't work
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A signal mirror should be backup for a 24 hr, all-weather radio distress signal, such as a 406 MHz PLB (ACR PLB)

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#290460 - 09/10/18 05:12 PM Re: Good Article on FA Kits: what DIN 13164 covers [Re: hikermor]
TeacherRO Offline
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Registered: 03/11/05
Posts: 2351
I always recommend storing your FAK in a labeled, dustproof/waterproof kit

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