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The zombie combat club

Posted in Strategies, Tools on March 8, 2010 by abrentisart

Weapons, fighting strategies, and combat reports, all from the zombie combat club.


Make a Survival Kit out of an Altoids Tin

Posted in Tools on December 12, 2009 by abrentisart
 Make a Survival Kit out of an Altoids Tin

Make a Survival Kit out of an Altoids Tin

As stressed before, survival kits are a necessity. Sometimes you wont have time to to grab everything you need so here is a small but essential survival kit you can put together just in case you need to get out in a hurry.

Here are the things you will need:

  • altoids tin
  • Steel strike with Mini-Match magnesium fire starter
  • Waterproof-windproof matches with a striker
  • 5 Tinder-Quik fire tabs
  • Candle
  • Photon Micro-Light II (a bright LED flashlight)
  • Water bag
  • 20 Potable Aqua water purification tablets
  • 50 feet of braided fishing line
  • Fishing tackle kit (hooks, swivels, and split shot)
  • 10 feet of 24-gauge snare wire
  • Custom-made signal mirror
  • 20mm AA liquid-filled button compass
  • Commando Wire Saw
  • 2 X-Acto knife blades
  • Small packet of antibiotic ointment
  • 2 butterfly closures
  • nylon string
  • 2 magnetized sewing needles
  • Small piece of glue
  • instructions for water purification tablets and fishing knots
  • Fresnel magnifier
  • Safety pin
  • 2 feet of aluminum foil

Find out how to put it together – via Field and Stream