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Wintertime emergency kit

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by pidro_el_pirata, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. Jan 11, 2013 at 4:22 PM
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    pidro_el_pirata

    pidro_el_pirata [OP] Lean Mean MPG Machine (best = 27)

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    What do you guys carry in your truck as an emergency kit during cold and snowy months? It doesn't snow where I live but recently I have started thinking about going to snow areas and I always hear about vehicles being stuck overnight on snowed in highways, so I want to be prepared. I have:

    -A basic tool kit with jumpers and flares
    -First Aid kit
    -Bag of trail food like granola bars
    -Several bottles of water
    -Gas can
    -Tow strap
    -Hatchet
    -Flashlights
    -Gloves
    -Sleeping bag
    -100 ft of strong rope
    -Walkie talkies
    -CB/police scanner in truck
    -Fire extinguisher
    -Chains

    What's missing?
     
  2. Jan 11, 2013 at 4:31 PM
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    jeffvt0508

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    [​IMG]
    max trax
     
  3. Jan 11, 2013 at 8:31 PM
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    IgnorantlyAlberta

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    Whisky. Water freezes.
    Also candles, gravel or kitty litter and a flesh lite.
     
  4. Jan 11, 2013 at 8:37 PM
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    KenLyns

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    Whiskey, candles and a flesh lite? Some kind of kinky ritual you got there...
     
  5. Jan 11, 2013 at 8:41 PM
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    blake5995

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    I always like jerky and i have some 12v heating blankets in my truck for hunting they get hot quick and dont use too much power so if you needed to warm up they would work great. Also have a small single burner coleman stove and a small pot to go on top for chili or soup.
     
  6. Jan 11, 2013 at 8:49 PM
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    IgnorantlyAlberta

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    lift, wheels, bumper, rear bumper, intake, front and rear winches, swing tailgate, OBA, sliders.
    It gets cold and snowy here a lot. ;)
     
  7. Jan 11, 2013 at 8:54 PM
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    jeffvt0508

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    the colder the kinkier...glad I live in the south...
     
  8. Jan 12, 2013 at 7:48 AM
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    pidro_el_pirata

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    Lol nice. So it sounds like I'm pretty set?
     
  9. Jan 12, 2013 at 7:58 AM
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    yea pretty much.. I do like the kitty litter idea but never used it and wouldn't hurt to have a few pieces of wood if not max trax ( they are expensive) and also an axe and shovel...
     
  10. Jan 12, 2013 at 8:40 AM
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    StickShifty

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    in north jersey our winters are not anything crazy, but i do carry all the time...

    -first aid kit
    -heavy duty blanket, for me to lay down on and/or keep me warm
    -dozen flares
    -seatbelt cutter/window punch
    -snowbrush
    -ice scrapper
    -SnoBrum
    -gloves
    -100 foot of rope
    -tow strap
    -fire extinguisher
    -flashlights
    -DOT emergency response HAZMAT book (what those 4 numbers are on the sides of the trucks)
    -small snow shovel
     
  11. Jan 12, 2013 at 10:40 PM
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    I always carry the hot pocket hand warmers. Open them up and play with them to make them hot. Great item in a small package and cheap.
     
  12. Jan 12, 2013 at 10:51 PM
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    Coleman catalytic heater..can be safely used indoors or inside the cab of the truck..

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Jan 13, 2013 at 2:05 AM
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    Yes I have chains too. Adding those to my list up front for reference
     
  14. Jan 13, 2013 at 2:47 AM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    I bought a little buddy and it shit out after two uses so I took it back. Heard really good things about them too. :/

    These any good?
     
  15. Jan 13, 2013 at 2:54 AM
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    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    No mud flaps, plasti dipped emblems, and rear bumper, Weather tech digital fit, Bed mat from tractor supply. Pioneer 4400BH head unit. B.A.M.F bed rail tie downs. AVS vent visors.
    i don’t have much. i have what i had this summer. but i’m going to throw our old army trench shovel in and maybe a few other things this week, leaving sat for NY 653. idk if we will hit snow or not. temps look a little to warm, but you never know it’s still a week away.(I’m hoping for a big ass snow storm)



    don’t be a bitch.:D:p
     
  16. Jan 13, 2013 at 6:57 AM
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    haha.. just sayin
     
  17. Jan 13, 2013 at 10:09 AM
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    MonkeyProof

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    They work great! Have about a season of use on mine with no problems..
     
  18. Jan 13, 2013 at 1:36 PM
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    IgnorantlyAlberta

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    Would this be safe in a tent?
     
  19. Jan 13, 2013 at 1:40 PM
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    MonkeyProof

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    Yes..safe for tents as well
     
  20. Jan 13, 2013 at 2:10 PM
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    Ill be looking.
     
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