The ULTIMATE Portable Survival Shelter ------ NOT!

The ULTIMATE Portable Survival Shelter ------ NOT!

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    OK, but now I want to see pics of her putting the genie back in the bottle.
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    Hm. "Not" is right.

    Gonna get the "ropes" hung up on sticks and whatever else, while walking. And, gonna get the butt wet, having to plop down like that.

    Crazy idea, that one.


    Myself, I'd prefer to keep the tarp, proper tent and "rain" ditch dug around the perimeter.
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    I'll take a plastic tarp and a flame thrower over that any day.
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    I'd feel safer flying with those, may work as a parachute.


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    Looks like one size don't fit all ....................i can see legs and arms .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sister View Post
    I'd feel safer flying with those, may work as a parachute.
    Not to hijack the topic - we used to just pack junk (stuff the shute into the container) for MFF jumps.....after all, you only get so many attempts at planting yourself.................. was kind of fun. The Talcum Powder = 'Big Poof' is kind of fun as a visual and really annoys people! Trust me, it annoys them, because it is very visual and they know exactly what you are doing.
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    This is a joke, right???
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    Kinda looks like she got caught in a fishing net .
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    Quote Originally Posted by QKShooter View Post
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    I suppose it had to happen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jblitz View Post
    This is a joke, right???
    You are catching on quick today jblitz.
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    Ok I'm going to say that this idea came one day while walking in the woods and they fell face first into a large pocket of mushrooms and this was there vision.

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    Quote Originally Posted by welder516 View Post
    Looks like one size don't fit all ....................i can see legs and arms .
    Well I am nowhere near as skinny as her so I doubt I will ever fit, I think I could come up with a better shelter with the parachute and 550 cord they gave us in survival school.
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    In all seriousness, though--

    About 5 years ago the various wildland fire agencies switched their fire shelters over to a new design. The "old" design is rather like a compact tinfoil pup tent with fiberglass insulation. I'm already used to packing one around for work (they weigh about 4 lbs), so I have continued to pack a surplus one for an emergency shelter (they're designed to reflect heat, after all.)

    Used one in grand teton about 6 years ago guarding an elk carcass that I shot at the end of the day and didn't have time to quarter out and pack and didn't want to leave to the bears. Kept me warm in 4' of snow and a light snow shower (probably about 20 degrees for the low, no sleeping bag but hunting clothes, and of course I kept a fire going to keep the grizzlies away).

    You may want to consider picking one of these up. They are a bit heavy, but work in cold weather!
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    My first response was "what the...." then i began laughing uncontrollably. I'm not sure but i think I would be safer in a large 60 gal trash bag.
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