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Survival Tip: Turn jeans into personal flotation device

Thread: Survival Tip: Turn jeans into personal flotation device

  1. Bikenut's Avatar

    Bikenut said:
    I'm old and have so much gas I couldn't sink anyway. I putt putt so much I wouldn't have to swim either although the trail of bubbles would stink a bit.
    Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught. ~J.C. Watts
  2. sdprof's Avatar

    sdprof said:
    I don't recall seeing that in the Scouts (late 60s early 70s), nor was I shown such in AF basic training or various survival schools.

    But I am familiar with the technique, from an old joke.
    Seaman Jones wasn't having much luck inflating his pants during the training in a swimming pool. Just couldn't catch enough air flipping the pants. So he got the bright idea to go down to the bottom of the pool and launch himself upwards. He got high enough out the water to fully inflate his pants. As he floated there grinning from ear to ear, the instructor yelled out, 'Seaman Jones, just how the heck are you going to do that in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean?"
    The only common sense gun legislation was written about 227 years ago.

    I carry always not because I go places trouble is likely, but because trouble has a habit of not staying in its assigned zone.