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M40 "Football" Kit - I call this the "Football" because I see this like the 'football' that never leaves the president's side. This is the 'football' that should be with your family on trips, whether hiking, camping, mountain biking, or simply in your car as a 'just-in-case' measure.
This kit is an ideal family or small group survival kit. It has most of the same gear as my other kits, but has an extra large tarp, 4 survival blankets, 20 Fire Starters, 4 lights, 4 strobes, 2 whistles, 2 sheets of trail marking material, extra wire and cordage, and includes my home-made spear head.
NOTE: I've left plenty of room for additional gear!
Football Kit - $119 (includes expedited shipping) US only
Choose your color... BLACK COYOTE TAN OD GREEN
Kit Contents -See large print detailing extra items provided for group survival.
Cordura MOLLE EMT Style Pouch (Qty.1) High
quality, heavy cordura nylon belt pouch. Stores and protects the kit and any other items you may want to add - This one has a LOT of extra
room!). Zip closure with extra MOLLE loops on the front to attach extra
gear and other pouches. MOLLE system will attach to
belt, pack, or pretty much anywhere!
Non-Stick Cook Pot (Qty.1) Quality, rigid steel construction with non-stick coating. Stores the kit contents and protects them from damage. Unlike other kits, you don't have to worry about crushing if you fall or sit on it. Used to quickly boil and purify drinking water and for general camp cooking tasks.
Spear Head (Qty.1)- These are normally sold separately, but the pouch in this kit is large enough, so I tossed one in! These are RAZOR SHARP, and include a couple wood screws and about 5 feet of steel wire to help you lash it to a pole. Use for spear fishing, frogging and small game. These are NOT made to be thrown at trees, etc. You'd definitely dull or damage the ultra-fine point or cutting edges. These are designed to slice cleanly and effortlessly through game. The backwards sloping hooks make sure the game won't get away.
M40 Pocket Survival TarpXLG 12 x 9 (Qty.1) Large enough to cover and waterproof a shelter for a family sized group. these fold these into a packet about the size of a bar of soap. This fits well in the kit, or in your pocket. Awesome kit item you wont find anything like this in other survival kits.
Multi Tool (qty.1) Stainless steel knife/tool set provides blade,
saw, can & bottle opener, file, screwdrivers, scissors, awl
Ferro Rod and Striker (qty.1) about 3/8 diameter by 3 long striking surface. Striker is a titanium nitride coated drill bit (also handy tool for boring holes, shaving tinder, etc). Unit has a varnish coating to protect from oxidation. Shave this coating off one side of the rod before using. Metallurgy designed with extra magnesium so you can shave it for tinder as well as sparks. Make a small pile of shavings, then flip a spark into it to make a white hot flame or use with the petro jelly fire-starters.
Compass (qty.1) A large compass compared to the button compasses you get in most survival kits. This is about 2 diameter and over Ό thick. It's filled with mineral oil for movement dampening, and is freeze-proof. Degree markings. A decent quality compass, and big enough for easy navigation.
Micro Trench Lighter (qty.1) Flint/fuel based refillable aluminum lighter has a screw top with a watertight/airtight gasket. These will run on pretty much any flammable liquid (gas, kerosene, Zippo fluid, Coleman fuel, lamp oil, alcohol, etc). These use standard Zippo style flints and wicks, so they might just last you a lifetime. NOTE: These come UNFILLED. If I were to add 5 cents worth of fuel, it would incur a $25 Hazardous Materials shipping charge, so you'll want to pull this item out and fill it before using the kit!
Watertight Aluminum Match/Tinder Case (qty.1) Store tinder, matches, medications, etc you decide. These are great little containers for those items that absolutely MUST stay dry.
Water Purification Kit with Dosage Instructions (qty.1) - Holds enough to purify about 70 gallons of water. Fill canteen or bottle from streams, ponds, puddles or swamps. Following the printed instructions, add drops and wait 15-20 minutes and water is safe to drink. You will fill and refill this dropper as needed... full instructions provided.
Braided SPECTRA Line 100Lb test - 50 Foot Spool - Stronger than Kevlar or steel, Spectra fiber is used in the latest bulletproof vests. In stores and online, you'll typically pay anywhere from 6 to 10 cents a foot. It's normally only available in big spools costing from $50 up to $200 or more. Use it as primary cordage for shelters, bow strings, lashing, fishing, or anywhere else you need extremely tough cord. Spooled on a 10D nail, which is also useful for shelters and tools!
(Qty.2) Petroleum Jelly Fire Starters (10 per pack) These light very well with a spark from the Ferrocerium rod, and each will burn for several minutes allowing you to easily start a fire, even in somewhat poor conditions. They come tightly packed in a small resealable zip bag. The petroleum jelly is also useful for treating chapped lips, dry skin and small wounds.
Recipro Saw Blade, 6" (Qty.1) These make for handy saws for shelter construction. Simply find a suitable stick for a handle, saw a notch into the end, insert the blade and tightly wire wrap it using a couple feet of snare wire.
Signal Mirror, 3" x 4", Acrylic (Qty.1) - Large acrylic signal mirror with sighting hole for aiming. Use the sun to signal faraway search and rescue personnel and aircraft.
Fresnel Lens Magnifier (Qty.1) - Credit card size. Used to start fires or close up inspection. A solar powered lighter that NEVER runs out.
(Qty.2) Duct Tape, Hi-Vis (5Foot Spool) This is quality 3M/Scotch brand duct tape in Hi-visibility yellow. Ultra sticky, perfect for repairs, signaling and for marking trail.
Spooled on a 10D nail, which is also useful for shelters and tools!
Kit Manual, Basic Survival Guide and Note Pad 24 pages printed on waterproof paper! You can use this in the rain without fear. I use only quality 'Rite in the Rain' paper to make these. The survival guide is packed with info and tailored for use with the kit. 18 pages of small print info with diagrams and easy to use instructions and pointers. There are also 6 pages reserved for your notes or to leave directions for rescue, use as tinder, etc.
(Qty.2) Ultra-reflective Cat-eye Trail Marker, Adhesive, 3"x2" Piece - This is the same glass bead impregnated material used in street signs and other 'retro-reflective' safety gear. When cut into quarter inch squares, this yields almost a hundred stick-on trail markers. Using the mini lights, these can be seen from 50 yards. The brighter the light, the greater the distance and visibility. Placing these at 50 yard intervals, you can mark about 3 miles of trail. If you decide to leave camp, you can leave a trail for search and rescue. Use these to tape notes in conspicuous places for rescuers. Makes your notes visible from a LONG way off.
PARA CORD - 550Lb Test -
Scalpel Blades (qty.2) Sharp, sharp, sharp! These can be lashed to a small twig for use in skinning, gutting, cleaning, etc, and they also serve as formidable arrow/spear tips.
Safety Pins, XLG, (Qty.3) - these are large
(2 inch) nickel plated safety pins. Great for fast emergency repair of tears to
jackets, clothing and other gear.
Needles, LG, (Qty.2) - These are large, thick needles with big eyes. You wouldn't want to attempt fine embroidery with these, but I spec'd them big enough to be threaded and used with cold hands.
Fish Hook Assortment Qty 10 - Various Sizes Can be used individually, but I recommend using most or all of these at once along a single line (see Absentee Fishing).
(Qty.2) Zipper Lock Water Bag (1Qt) - Use for storing, transporting. or purifying water with the Water Kit. Also used as a dry bag for your personal items (cell phones, GPS, etc).
Other Items - Pencil, Bandages (2)
Football Kit - $119 (includes expedited shipping) US only
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