Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Who Packs an EDC Survival Kit?

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • #91
    Bic lights work to. Makes fire easy.
    Cedar, I can't crochet but was doing some knitting till my hands got bad. Doctor's say it will take about a year to get back at least 80% back. I work on that everyday Hoping for 100%. It has been up to three months since surgery and I am at about 49% now. So I guess that is a good thing.

    Comment


    • #92
      maybe on the mundane side but 2 things I carry everyday are a thing of chap stick and re-wetting/ eye drops. Besides the obvious use of keeping your lips in pucker perfect condition for your sweety, the chap stick can be used as a fire starter with the bic i also carry. I've also used it on zippers on a jacket or pack that are being sticky and I'm sure there are other uses I've not thought of.

      The eye drops I use as some days my contacts will start to bother me but I have used them and I've given them to others to use to rinse debris out of the eye, in a pinch think they could also be used to rinse a small wound though obviously not a large amount for that.
      I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you!

      Comment


      • #93
        CG I never thought about chapstick for fire starter. It is a wax so should work great. I have lots of that around here as hubby really goes through it for his lips. I don't wear contacts but do get dry eye when reading to long. I keep eye drops for that. Might be a good idea to put both in my bags as that is one thing I had not thought about. I do have a lot of lighters as well.

        Comment


        • #94
          Chapstick goes every where with me! Did not know it could be used as a fire starter! Have used it for al of the other things mentioned, including to lube a sticky door.

          Comment


          • #95
            I always carry chap stick as well. Goes in my right front pocket with a Zippo lighter and a pocket knife. I could probably leave home without my pants before I would forget those things that are in my pockets every day.
            The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

            Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes the reason is you are stupid, and make bad decisions.

            Comment


            • #96
              Originally posted by Mrbrooks View Post
              its funny that you mention the fact that the first can you chose was about the size of a Skoal can. I have made several of the small edc kits out of my empty Skoal cans, a small fishing kit with 2 different size line 1-15' of 8lb test and 1-15' of 40lb test, 2 small corks, 3 small and 3 med bait holder hooks, a few different size sinkers, a couple of leaders. I actually have a log duct taped in my truck glove box that has a fishing can, a sewing can, a first aid can, 2 fire starter cans( 1 with small firesteel and striker with a small baggie of magnesium and some waxed cotton balls, two cheap broadheads with dettachable blades and another with 3 strand of baling twine braided together and ran thru wax about 50', and 2 cans of deer jerky. i mean its a total of 7 cans and on the outside i just wrapped about 10-15' of duct tape in total around the seams to hold them together. i will post pics if anybody wants to see it. i was pretty proud of it myself lol
              Dang, I dipped Skoal for probably 25 years.. I coulda been RICH!! Or neck deep in Skoal Cans..

              Comment


              • #97
                I now use items attached to my belt. I'm retired so that means t shirts and shorts 10 months a year (Florida). I carry a under cover holster for my glock, plus one spare msgazine. I have a buck folding knife in a leather pouch, another small pouch, that has a small first aid kit, flashlight, and some 550 cord. Out side I wrapped some dick tape, and fishing line.

                Comment

                Working...
                X