Used My Get Home Bag

Used My Get Home Bag

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    Used My Get Home Bag

    This isn't very exciting, but I had to use some items from GHB today.

    My brother-in-law shattered his back window while we were Christmas tree hunting. I was able to help by using a contractor grade trash bag and duct tape from my bag.

    It's not exciting, but the older I get, the more I realize that being prepared is more about the daily grind than the zombie apocalypse.

    I think my brother-in-law and sister-in-law also saw the benefit of having some helpful items in their car.


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    Good work. I've used my duct tape and multitool and first aid kit from my bag.
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    I ate a Cliff Bar out of mine when I was stuck without lunch a couple of weeks ago.
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    Way to tough it out in hard times, Brad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeanlouise View Post
    Way to tough it out in hard times, Brad.
    I shall overcome.
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    Reminds me, when was the last time I looked at the stuff in my bag?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tdave View Post
    Reminds me I when was the last time I looked at the stuff in my bag?
    I was thinking that today when I was sorting through items to get to the duct tape.


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    I keep duct tape, rope, multi-tool, tarp, and flash light in my truck. A man can take care of a lot of stuff with that.
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    I was on the way to my volunteer job at Habitat one day a few years ago when a mailbox jumped out and bit my car. Knocked the passenger side rear view mirror almost completely off! So I pulled off the road and duct taped the thing back on. Got me all the way to town and back home and another day until "we" could get it in to the repair shop and get a new one put on.

    Have a few other things I carry in the car also, but duct tape is absolutely essential.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Badey View Post
    It's not exciting, but the older I get, the more I realize that being prepared is more about the daily grind than the zombie apocalypse.

    I think my brother-in-law and sister-in-law also saw the benefit of having some helpful items in their car.
    Bug-out bag.
    Bug-in bag.
    Don't-bug-me (with the idea of not being prepared) bag. *

    * As in, don't bug me with my not having been prepared enough to have some means of getting through the situation. The Boy Scouts were right. Be prepared.

    Whatever it's called, having a "bag" of useful and practical little items ("notions," as they say in the sewing world) is a good thing. Learned that long ago while traveling in the car over long distances. You never know when that extra jug of water, the proverbial "bailing wire" or whatever is going to come in handy.
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    Kewl. I used my med kit treat a minor injury at work once. I got a funny sideways look when I produced it.
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    If you truly want to see what can be done on the trail go with some jeep guys. I am in a club and learn something new each trip. Something invariably breaks and the fixes will amaze.
    Most have changed from Duct tape to Gorilla tape truly worth the extra money in its ability to hold especially when wet and cold. The most used in my bag is a small bow saw.
    Being prepared can make the difference between life and death in the mountains in the snow alone and lost.

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