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Old 02-27-2013, 10:50 PM   #11
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Closest thing I have is my hunting/hiking day pack

Granola bars. (or chocolate in cool weather)
Halazone water tablets
A road flare (for fires with wet wood)
waterproof match box
signal mirror
Red military smoke grenade
GPS
Two space blankets
Para cord
Butcher's twine
8 oz flask of brandy or whiskey
rubber gloves
home made 1st aid kit-ask your family doctor to help with this
spare socks
hand sanitizer-small
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Sidearm, Knife, Leatherman tool, 2QT canteen, ammo etc on belt or pocket.
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So I'm looking into gathering things for a BOB, such as a medical kit. What should I get for my medical kit? Do you guys have any other recommendations on what to put in my bag?
Dental floss, works well for many purposes, sewing, stitches

Tampons, great fire tinder, can be used as a blood clotter.

Maxi pad, again great for bandage uses, can also be used as insoles for shoes if needed for whatever reason
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Dental floss, works well for many purposes, sewing, stitches

Tampons, great fire tinder, can be used as a blood clotter.

Maxi pad, again great for bandage uses, can also be used as insoles for shoes if needed for whatever reason

All good. Have a talk with your family doctor and let him know honestly, how much knowledge and/or experience you have in 1st aid/medical procedures.

He can advise what you need, and if you're a bit knowledgeable and mature, he may write you a prescription or two that could make all of the difference in an emergency.

I carry several "items" in my kit that are only avilable with a prescription.
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