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    Sticky: On Various Sizes of Emergency Kit

    Yep. I kayak, and a kayak is a quite different animal than a bicycle. I only kayak one-night, for one thing.

    I tend to have three emergency kits. One is nylon cordura with a carribinger to snap it...
  2. I also cut a piece of polycarbonate plastic which...

    I also cut a piece of polycarbonate plastic which acts like a little netbook table. It hinges at the back and I sit on a lightweight REI folding stool as I type. I put a right-angle polycarbonate...
  3. Well, since the solar trailer was made by me......

    Well, since the solar trailer was made by me... and you can't post links to your own website, then there's no way of me showing that.

    Here's an image of the trailer I modified, though...

    Here...
  4. The hub that's currently working well with four...

    The hub that's currently working well with four of those MicroSD holders is a rather large Belkin Hi-speed USB 2.0 Pocket Hub F5U217 without any external power.
    ...
  5. For those who want to make a super-huge survival...

    For those who want to make a super-huge survival reference library for their netbook. I have a 128 GB reference library packed into four MicroSD cards (that I've called SURVIVAL, FOOD&FARM, ENTERTAIN...
  6. Portable Solar Charging System for Netbook or USB

    There was a thread over on the Survival Kit area that I'm moving over here because it seems more suitable.

    I have used solar, extensively. On my second bike trip I installed a small solar panel in...
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    Sticky: I saw a post about getting water out of a cactus....

    I saw a post about getting water out of a cactus.

    Actually, there is no water in a cactus. If you cut a barrel cactus off (not an easy job because it has fishhook spines which bite into your hand)...
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    Sticky: Well, you can imagine the contents, then... Just...

    Well, you can imagine the contents, then... Just imagine in your mind all the rest of the stuff. Got it firm in your head now?

    Good.
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    Sticky: Oops... guess I oughta go read the Forum rules...

    Oops... guess I oughta go read the Forum rules first, huh?

    ;)
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    Sticky: Second is probably the SAS Manual.

    Second is probably the SAS Manual.
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    Sticky: Yeah, that listing isn't necessarily the best of...

    Yeah, that listing isn't necessarily the best of the best of Wilderness Survival. It is a listing of the books which are out there which are quite easy to find in PDF format.

    Unfortunately,...
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    Sticky: But, I'm getting off-topic. The topic is Survival...

    But, I'm getting off-topic. The topic is Survival Kits...
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    Sticky: And for those who never heard of the...

    And for those who never heard of the Bikecentennial Route, it's now called the TransAmerica Trail. It passes 4,250 miles.

    We crossed it on our second bike trip as we passed through the Red Desert...
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    Sticky: By the way, if readers don't know what a 'Anzen...

    By the way, if readers don't know what a 'Anzen Rec-Pac' is, it was a hard canoing pack with a rubber seal. It was absolutely waterproof and would stay absolutely waterproof even after years of use....
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    Sticky: Hmmm... I've lost the knowledge of how you...

    Hmmm... I've lost the knowledge of how you subscribe to a forum.

    Where's that hiding?
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    Sticky: Yeah, on the second bike trip we crossed the...

    Yeah, on the second bike trip we crossed the "Bikecentennial Route". They brought a big group of people who stood in awe as I cut with a regular knife. Most of them were carrying almost nothing. They...
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    Sticky: Hmmm... Hey, Sarge, why did you remove the link...

    Hmmm... Hey, Sarge, why did you remove the link to my angelfire site?

    It was just a PDF containing hundreds of details about building my Survival Kit. It contains instruction manuals for each of...
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    Sticky: About a year ago I saw an advertisement for an...

    About a year ago I saw an advertisement for an orange Rec-Pac on-line. Talked with the lady and she said she had had a vintage 1980 Rec-Pac in brand-new condition. It had never been used and had been...
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    Sticky: After finishing the Rec-Pac holder, I painted it...

    After finishing the Rec-Pac holder, I painted it with Epoxy Paint which made it perfectly waterproof. It easily went the 5000 miles without a hitch. One time in Texas, around Woodville, I leaned the...
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    Sticky: I designed a thing I called "The Rec-Pac Holder"....

    I designed a thing I called "The Rec-Pac Holder". I had made a thin platform which had four oval holes cut out of it to keep the weight down. Then I built-up three sides with 3/4" wood and screwed...
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    Sticky: As for water... that completely depends on where...

    As for water... that completely depends on where I am.

    When I went cross-country I would use those collapsible plastic 5-gallon containers. That way you can squeeze out the air and only fill it...
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    Sticky: Well, The Tick Key has a thing which would be...

    Well, The Tick Key has a thing which would be very hard to duplicate.

    First, it's so cheap why would you want to try and make your own; but second, the area where the tick's head is is tapered...
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    Sticky: As for toilet paper... When I pack a survival...

    As for toilet paper...

    When I pack a survival kit it's usually particular to things.

    The things it is particular to in my case are extremely long term cross-country bicycling and the desert.
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    Sticky: Well, success breeds rip-offs. There seem to...

    Well, success breeds rip-offs. There seem to currently be a ton of really cheap quality cord being passed-off as 550 paracord that's circling the internet. Some doesn't even have the interior 7...
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    Sticky: I've used the kit, in various conditions of...

    I've used the kit, in various conditions of completion, for many months.

    I find that I take out parts of it and put them into a smaller pouch with a zipper that I put on my beltloop with a...
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