Altoids Tin Survival Kit

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Introduction: Altoids Tin Survival Kit

Make an altoids smalls tin into a survival kit!

Step 1: Objects

These are all the things you need to add also add matches and a striker.

Step 2: Put It All In

Step 3: Multi-Tool

A multi-tool can do various survival tasks keep it in your pocket.

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    35 Discussions

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    Amelia makes stuff
    Amelia makes stuff

    5 years ago

    Yes, I would definitely call this a fishing kit.

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    Mattakers
    Mattakers

    6 years ago

    I see this more as a fishing kit rather than a survival kit. I would put this in one pocket and make another altoids survival kit with other essentials.

    this kit is missing some tools that would really help you out. one really big thing is potable water tablets. depending on where you are, these could really save you. in Colorado, if you drink mountain streams or lakes, there is a high likely hood of getting giardia. also you should include some para-cord, easily stored in laces or a bracelet. 550 paracord can support 600lbs. also the inner strands can be used as your fishing line and to make snared or as thread.

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    nail face
    nail face

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    550 paracord only only holds 550 pounds, and thats under PERFECT conditions. so no kinks, bends, knots etc...

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    rlnbkseeberger
    rlnbkseeberger

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    kinks and bends wouldnt effect it, and knots would atcually strenghten it

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    survivorwolf
    survivorwolf

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    No knots do not increase strength of rope most knots actually cause more force to be applied in one area in the knot causing a failure. This is why climbers have to learn a few special knots. These Knots don't create a cutting action on itself

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    Frowney001
    Frowney001

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    I wear a paracord belt that has over 40 feet of the stuff xD

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    rlnbkseeberger
    rlnbkseeberger

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    you dont carry water, you carry small iodine tablets that purify the water.

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    artyman
    artyman

    10 years ago on Step 3

    What about fire-making tools? Fire is about the "most necessary thing for survival".

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    Frowney001
    Frowney001

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Actually, Fire is #4 on the survival list.
    First you STOP (Stop Think Observe Plan),
    Provide First Aid
    Seek Shelter
    THEN you have fire.

    And you only need fire if it is a cold environment, you are wet, or you are suffering from hypothermia/frostbite.

    It still is something good to have though, I agree with you on that one.

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    OzzyJClarke
    OzzyJClarke

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Suppose you could use elastic bands to attatch a lighter to the tin ?

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    nalk55
    nalk55

    9 years ago on Introduction

    No need for a striker for the matches, just get strike anywheres. ( May be a little difficult to find.)

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    nalk55
    nalk55

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    With practice you can strike the on your teeth, shoe, or thumb nail, but be careful I've had the match head light and get stuck under my thumb nail.