Build the Perfect Survival Kit: Custom Kits for Adventure, Sport, Travel

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F+W Media, Inc., Mar 21, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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An emergency can arise anytime. Now everyone from the average commuter to the risk-taking sportsman can benefit from these just-in-case kits that may just save a life. Build the Perfect Survival Kit offers a number of kits, from very basic pocket-sized ones with just the essentials to elaborate ones designed for weeks of surviving in the wilderness. The book advocates careful advance planning and building a personalized kit specifically tailored to each outing or possible emergency that may be encountered. Readers will learn about the eight categories of gear: Fire and Light, Signaling, Water and Food, Shelter and Protection, Knives and Tools, Multi-purpose Items and Miscellaneous Items, and what to pack into a kit for their pocket, glove box, four-wheeler, trunk, small plane, backpack, and more. ·Each kit is described with a list of components, a picture of the finished product, and a discussion of each component and its value ·Gives instructions on how to use each component ·Not just for hardcore outdoorsmen – this is valuable information for anyone who drives a car, walks in the woods, etc.
 

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Contents

DEDICATION ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
5
FOREWORD
6
INTRODUCTION
7
PART ONE THE BASICS
9
PART TWO THE COMPONENTS
14
PART THREE THE KITS
104
SELECTING CONTAINERS FOR SURVIVAL KITS
105
MAKING MINI and SMALL KITS
113
MAKING MEDIUM AND LARGE KITS
128
MAKING VEHICLE KITS
144
IN CONCLUSION
154
RECOMMENDED SURVIVAL KITS
156
SUPPLIERS FOR SURVIVAL KIT COMPONENTS
180
SURVIVAL TRAINING and READING
189
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