Instructables: exploring - outside - first aid http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:03:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Stop That Bleeding!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-That-Bleeding/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/A9L9/HT5CUI37/FF1A9L9HT5CUI37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/A9L9/HT5CUI37/FF1A9L9HT5CUI37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/A9L9/HT5CUI37/FF1A9L9HT5CUI37.SMALL.jpg John_the_Builder Abrasions, Lacerations, Avulsions, Punctures, Hematomas and Amputations are all common injuries.  These injuries have one thing in Common.   They all bleed, sometimes causing severe blood loss.     Severe bleeding can quickly lead to shock (Hypovolemia) that can result in organ failure and death. ...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 11:08:24 PDT
Extra Loud Whistle made from an Extra Mint Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Extra-Loud-Whistle-made-from-an-Extra-Mint-Contain/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 02:26:00 PST
Altoids Survival Kit 2.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-21-22/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Hey everybody!  Sit back, relax and watch as I share with you a back up kit that I keep on me at all times when I'm in the great outdoors!  If you were placed in a survival situation are you prepared? 
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:06:08 PST
Safe Needle and Thread Holder for Wallet First Aid Supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-Needle-and-Thread-Holder-for-Wallet-First-Aid/
Safe Needle and Thread Holder for Wallet First Aid Supplies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/QHFW/HN81YTO1/FNGQHFWHN81YTO1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/QHFW/HN81YTO1/FNGQHFWHN81YTO1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/QHFW/HN81YTO1/FNGQHFWHN81YTO1.SMALL.jpg facklere I like to keep a small stash of first aid supplies in my wallet since I have it with me at all times. Before this project, I had managed to cram a CPR face barrier, an alcohol prep, two adhesive bandages, a butterfly closure, and a gauze pad in one of the pockets of my L fold. However, I wanted to a...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:04:33 PDT
The High-Tech Prepper BOSS. (Basic Outdoor Survival System). http://www.instructables.com/id/The-High-Tech-Prepper-BOSS-Basic-Outdoor-Surviva/
The High-Tech Prepper BOSS. (Basic Outdoor Survival System). - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/WKLV/HINOB5M1/FPTWKLVHINOB5M1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/WKLV/HINOB5M1/FPTWKLVHINOB5M1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/WKLV/HINOB5M1/FPTWKLVHINOB5M1.SMALL.jpg johnag OK, So I'm not the average prepper.. For one, I refuse to leave behind some of the stuff, that I consider, basic comforts of life. There are many excellent   BoB bag Instructables so I won't go into detail about those things that are common to the majority of the survival bags, rather,  I will focus...
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Thu, 11 Jul 2013 15:05:05 PDT
My Everyday Carry [EDC] 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Everyday-Carry-EDC-10/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/4J4M/HKPXB5KR/FQQ4J4MHKPXB5KR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/4J4M/HKPXB5KR/FQQ4J4MHKPXB5KR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/4J4M/HKPXB5KR/FQQ4J4MHKPXB5KR.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout My co-workers often ask me what all I carry on my person.  This is because I have developed a reputation for always being prepared.  :)  However, I'd rather not empty out all of my pockets at work so I figured I'd upload it on the internet for those who are interested. Although my wife thinks of my...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 12:11:40 PDT
A Comprehensive Altoids Personal Survival/Everyday Carry Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Altoids-Personal-SurvivalEveryday/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Version 1.0  Everyday I carry the following on me at a MINIMUM: 2 knives, 2 firestarters, 2 flashlights, 2 multi tools, 2 paracord accessories and - of course - this Altoids survival kit [which I am in the process of duplicating into an Altoids Smalls Tin].  I also have 2 bugout bags [BOB] and ...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 16:29:20 PST
3 First aids in one http://www.instructables.com/id/3-First-aids-in-one/
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Sat, 24 Nov 2012 08:33:54 PST
00 Life Support System - A 3 Part Modular Survival/Travel Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/00-Life-Support-System-A-3-Part-Modular-Survival/
00 Life Support System - A 3 Part Modular Survival/Travel Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/965T/H8MTNB9T/FJ6965TH8MTNB9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/965T/H8MTNB9T/FJ6965TH8MTNB9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/965T/H8MTNB9T/FJ6965TH8MTNB9T.SMALL.jpg Nosanon Not just for survival but for life. *This is in the Be Prepared Contest, if you like what you see give it a vote! System Components 1. EDC 2. Ultralight 00 Bag 3. Complete G.O.O.D. Bag (Get Out Of Dodge) aka Get Home Bag, B.O.B. After the great feedback on the VZ-Panel I've decided to contribute ...
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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 14:27:52 PDT
In Case of Emergency pack (I.C.E. pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/In-Case-of-Emergency-pack-ICE-pack/
In Case of Emergency pack (I.C.E. pack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/WNQT/H7ZPBWUB/FRHWNQTH7ZPBWUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/WNQT/H7ZPBWUB/FRHWNQTH7ZPBWUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/WNQT/H7ZPBWUB/FRHWNQTH7ZPBWUB.SMALL.jpg Thundermoon99 Anything can happen at any time of day whether its a black out, a fire, a earthquake,  zombie apocalypse or CBRN attack It is always good to be prepared. The basics Usually one I.C.E pack will be good for all four of these emergences so good things to include are -Emergency blankets/Space blanke...
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Sun, 7 Oct 2012 13:18:12 PDT
Compact Survival Kit - 78 Pieces! http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Survival-Kit-78-Pieces/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/OZQ5/H7A8POVM/FSQOZQ5H7A8POVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/OZQ5/H7A8POVM/FSQOZQ5H7A8POVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/OZQ5/H7A8POVM/FSQOZQ5H7A8POVM.SMALL.jpg vandalex So after looking at numerous Altoid and other mini survival kits, I got the itch to make one of my own.  One thing that seems to be prevalent is how bare minimum the contents usually are in order to not waste valuable space in the kits, but i think using the most compact kit possible is a waste of v...
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Fri, 28 Sep 2012 02:01:21 PDT
Bug Out Bag First Aid Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-Out-Bag-First-Aid-Kit/
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Sat, 22 Sep 2012 14:10:10 PDT
IFAK (Individual First Aid Kit) http://www.instructables.com/id/IFAK-Individual-First-Aid-Kit/
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Fri, 4 May 2012 23:30:40 PDT
Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/My-EDSA-Every-Day-Survival-Aid-/
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:31:48 PDT
Medium Size survival kit and first aid. http://www.instructables.com/id/Medium-Size-survival-kit-and-first-aid/
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 10:01:14 PDT
DIY - Single Use Antibiotic Ointment Blister Packs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Single-Use-Antibiotic-Ointment-Blister-Packs/
DIY - Single Use Antibiotic Ointment Blister Packs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/GQZ6/GV0KXNXG/FQ3GQZ6GV0KXNXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/GQZ6/GV0KXNXG/FQ3GQZ6GV0KXNXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/GQZ6/GV0KXNXG/FQ3GQZ6GV0KXNXG.SMALL.jpg bfgreen The ongoing trend in the consumer market of providing small, ready-to-go, individual size packages of consumables has been a win-win for the lightweight and ultralight backpacking communities. Always looking to shave a few extra ounces or grams off of our overall pack weight, these individual servin...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 18:14:49 PST
Pocket Survival Kit (Not a Candy Tin!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Survival-Kit-Not-a-Candy-Tin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3SGC/GT6ZDUJQ/FR53SGCGT6ZDUJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3SGC/GT6ZDUJQ/FR53SGCGT6ZDUJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3SGC/GT6ZDUJQ/FR53SGCGT6ZDUJQ.SMALL.jpg punkhead58 This is my entry for the Survival Skills Challenge, and my first Instructable. Here is my little utility/emergency* survival pouch that I carry while camping, hiking, and fishing. Now, I do all of these activities in nice weather (late spring-early fall), so I wanted a small, compact kit that would...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 15:32:56 PDT
The Do and Do-nots of surviving http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Do-and-Do-nots-of-surviving/
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Wed, 14 Sep 2011 19:42:32 PDT
DIY Soft Cast using duct tape http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Soft-Cast-using-duct-tape/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/A6NU/GONGIB01/FKOA6NUGONGIB01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/A6NU/GONGIB01/FKOA6NUGONGIB01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/A6NU/GONGIB01/FKOA6NUGONGIB01.SMALL.jpg cloudifornia All you need is a roll of toilet paper and a roll of duct tape. This ible illustrates how to make a soft cast for a sprained or broken wrist. it can be altered to accommodate almost any jointed limb. You can use paper towels instead of TP. Wrap the wrist gently and generously in toilet paper until...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 18:36:49 PDT
How To Make A Survival Hip-Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Survival-Hip-Pack/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 11:29:26 PDT
Duct Tape in your First Aid Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-in-your-First-Aid-Kit/
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Sun, 5 Jun 2011 19:29:17 PDT
Altolds first aid bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Altolds-first-aid-bike/
Altolds first aid bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/X3BM/GBVJ2BLY/F1OX3BMGBVJ2BLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/X3BM/GBVJ2BLY/F1OX3BMGBVJ2BLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/X3BM/GBVJ2BLY/F1OX3BMGBVJ2BLY.SMALL.jpg TSC OK this a little altolds first aid kit thing that you put on you're bike! so if you have little people with you and if they fall off there bike you have some thing to fix that scraped knee!! If you like what I build please Subscribe to me!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm enter this in  to the Dadcando Family Fun C...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 16:52:12 PDT
Making plasters/band-aids in the woods http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-plasters-in-the-woods/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2009 08:24:30 PDT