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Vehicle survival kit.

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Vehicle survival kit.

Postby myglimk2 » Tue Nov 27, 2012 1:23 pm

Found this video very useful.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtWtxbNL ... plpp_video

Please post your feedback and suggestions for BOB gear for vehicles only.


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Postby GreggAndrews » Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:35 am

As of late, I've been keeping a large ALICE pack in the trunk of my car, in addition to a shotgun & bandoleer of slugs. Realistically, I don't expect to carry hundreds of tons of things, only enough to abandon my vehicle with & bug out.

ALICE pack:

1. Space blankie: Really handy to have, cheap.
2. Cheapo felt blankie: Also super handy to have.
3. Lighters: Cheapo BIC's. (Run forever, and are handy in many ways).
4. Hatchet: Leather handled Estwing. Good for light wood & bad people.
5. Granola bars: They might taste like cardboard, but they're calories.
6. Camelpack water-thingy: Works fine. Me need water.
7. Cigarettes: There's always a pack in the car.
8. F/S Pattern 2: For those "touchy-feely" encounters.
9. Asherman Chest Seal: Pneumothoriasis sucks!
10. Gauze: Lots of gauze.
11. Stickytape: LOTS of stickytape.
12. Assorted Field dressings: Handy.
13. Rubbing alcohol: Errythang sterile (and burn-y) up in here.


I have a few other things in my car's BOB, mainly little things. The point of my car's BOB is to be a "get me home by foot" bag. As in, conditions have degraded to the point where it's no longer safe to travel by vehicle (Crown Victorias tend to draw unfriendly gunfire, dontcha know!)

This equipment is literally meant to get me from point A to B, whether it's 5 miles, or 50miles.
Sometimes you just have to Cowboy Up.

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Postby AGust82 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:10 pm

You drive around regularly with a shotgun and ammo in your car? Not that it's illegal or a bad weapon choice, but make sure you have your hunting license and a prepared back story for it. I've found that most cops are fairly ignorant of gun laws and may cuff you for that if you can't give an "acceptable" explanation. Granted, you will be free to go eventually, but it could be after a long, terrible day. It's happened to several people I know.

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Postby myglimk2 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:14 pm

Don't need a license or permit to have a long gun in the vehicle. It would also be none of their buisness what I carry around in my vehicle. At that point I would invoke my 4th admendment rights against illegal searches and seizures.

A LEO should not be feared by any means. You give them an inch and they'll take a mile. Don't do anything illegal and you shouldn't have a problem. Be respectful and know your rights!
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Postby MadSmith » Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:09 pm

In-state, so long as the long guns are unloaded, they don't need to be locked up or in the trunk. No need to lock up the ammo either.
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Postby GreggAndrews » Mon Dec 03, 2012 6:35 pm

myglimk2 wrote:Don't need a license or permit to have a long gun in the vehicle. It would also be none of their buisness what I carry around in my vehicle. At that point I would invoke my 4th admendment rights against illegal searches and seizures.

A LEO should not be feared by any means. You give them an inch and they'll take a mile. Don't do anything illegal and you shouldn't have a problem. Be respectful and know your rights!



Bingo! I'm not doing anything illegal!

It may sound crazy to some, but I travel areas that I now would never go into unarmed. There are only so many ways I can defend myself with my hands, a knife, or a Maglite, all of which I am perfectly comfortable using in a time of need. Sometimes, evading attacker(s) is not an option.

I'm not a troublemaker, nor do I draw any negative attention from law enforcement (they have no reason to!). I'm a regular guy, going to & from work, or out shopping. I really, truly don't want to get caught in the middle of mayhem.

To me, it's just another tool. That's the way it should be, because that is what it is.

It's meant to get me from point A, to point B when I'm on foot. During times of crisis (watch riot footage!), Crown Victorias tend to be bullet magnets. Actually, any automobile is.

And I would be very foolish if I think I could survive 10+ miles of chaos without a gun.
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