Emergency EVERYTHING Kit!




Introduction: Emergency EVERYTHING Kit!

I have carried one of these with me forever. Over the years, and keeping one in my bag,
the contents have evolved. Now this one is for me, it meets MY needs, your needs may vary, so YMMV is stated in this Instructable.


Step 1: Table of CONTENTS

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Step 3: The AMAZING Expandable WASHCLOTH

I love this one, its the size of a quarter. Drop it in water and it expands out to this humongous washcloth.

Because it's super absorbent, I have used it to soak up a spill, as an emergency tourniquet, a emergency Lady Leak stopper—and who knows what else it can be used for. It's a touch expensive, but WORTH IT.

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Step 4: The Save Your Life USB Adapter

One time, I was checked into the ER and had to call my family to alert them. In fact, I needed to make several phone calls. USB adapters are everywhere, but iPhone adapters are not. This TRULY is a lifesaver


I could not find this specific model, here is a close match:


Step 5: Contacts

You're traveling and you lose your glasses, you're at a party and your glasses break. You need to drive home. Again this one is a Life Saver.

Step 6: Small But LARGE

You may never use any of these things, but isn't it NICE to know they are there if you need one?

HINT: You can wrap the tin in Saran Wrap (or cling film) to preserve it even better.

You can also stick in a gas card and a $20 bill in it.

[NOTE]The credit card is long since expired and the number is long gone, I am not worried about fraud.

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    dragon flyer
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    4 years ago

    "Lady leak stopper"? Never heard that term before, but how nicely matter-of-factly accepting while still descriptive!


    Reply 4 years ago

    THANK YOU, It's my own term.

    A former GF 'leaked' all over my 1000 thread Egyptian sheets, and I said "don't worry I can wash out lady leaks" and the term 'stuck'


    BTW: BEST THING FOR CLEANING BLOOD... Hydrogen Peroxide!


    4 years ago

    I buy those expanding towels from www.sciplus.com , which generally beats other places prices by a mile. I carry a similar kit, with a couple of small changes: I don't need contact lenses, but I do need glucose. A couple of tablets fits in the same place nicely. A tiny swiss army knife is a must have for me and has saved me countless times.

    I also carry some cash but I don't want it to be so obvious. My solution is to tuck it in the plastic wrapper of a feminine pad. NO ONE goes in and roots through one of those without good reason. My daughter carried an emergency $100 with her all through high school in her book bag. Her purse was rifled through regularly, but no one ever guessed that one of the pink wrapped items had a raher large financial windfall inside.

    I lve your kit, and will make some adjustments to mine based on the items you have inside yours. Great ideas.


    Tip 4 years ago on Step 3

    You can also coat the tips of your matches in a little candle wax to keep them waterproof. I've never heard of those compressed towels! So neat!