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Old 10-26-2010, 04:23 PM   #1
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If you were traveling down a dark road and...

your Jeep became stuck or disabled, what 5-10 things would you like to have in a recovery bag?

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Old 10-26-2010, 04:27 PM   #2
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First of all Jeeps don't get stuck

I always carry my 260 piece tool set , along with 2 D-Rings, a tow strap, a snatch trap, my high lift jack, and a flash light. And if I know I'm going somewhere far, some food stuffs

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Old 10-26-2010, 04:27 PM   #3
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Old 10-26-2010, 04:30 PM   #4
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Colt 1911
500rds of 230gr JHP
Cell Phone
Extra battery for cell phone
Box of Big Red gum
nice list... I'm gonna have to print that out and head to walmart now.
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Old 10-26-2010, 04:32 PM   #5
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500rds of 230gr JHP
Cell Phone
Extra battery for cell phone
Box of Big Red gum
Only 500 rounds?

Along with the straps and if there were no winch, a come-a-long
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Old 10-26-2010, 04:38 PM   #6
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Small Flashlight and large self standing light
Cell Phone (charged)
Experience in how to deal with the situation
Snacks and Water(Moon pies OMG !!!)
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Old 10-26-2010, 05:11 PM   #7
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Old 10-26-2010, 05:27 PM   #8
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Old 10-26-2010, 08:11 PM   #9
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Obviously no Jersey guys in the crowd or you wouldn't have forgotten the beer.
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Old 10-26-2010, 08:36 PM   #10
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Obviously no Jersey guys in the crowd or you wouldn't have forgotten the beer.
Beer is in the cooler not the recovery bag.
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Old 10-26-2010, 08:51 PM   #11
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Old 10-26-2010, 08:57 PM   #12
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bottle of water
matches
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beef jerky
and my sense of adventure......

Actually sounds like a good time.
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Old 10-26-2010, 09:31 PM   #13
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Beer is in the cooler not the recovery bag.
Isn't the recovery bag for emergencies? What if the cooler runs out?
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Old 10-26-2010, 09:53 PM   #14
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Old 10-26-2010, 09:59 PM   #15
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Old 10-26-2010, 10:27 PM   #16
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1. BEER. Can drink now since no longer driving.
2. Oceanic flare to call for help. Of maybe cause huge fire.
3. Hot dogs and marshmellows to cook in the massive fire.
4. Alaskan Copilot. (Bad arse rifle look it up)
5. Cell phone to order pizza and or more beer.
6. Toilet paper.
7. Thats all i can think of.
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Isn't the recovery bag for emergencies? What if the cooler runs out?
In case of emergency we need Tequila
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Old 10-26-2010, 10:43 PM   #18
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And you thought you would get serious answers........

Oh wait, ditto on the moon pies
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Old 10-26-2010, 10:49 PM   #19
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Bottle opener
Gas mask
Roach clip
Paper sack
whip cream
......wait thats the Lindsay Lohan party kit!

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Isn't the recovery bag for emergencies? What if the cooler runs out?
If the beer runs out and you are stranded on a dark road...you are obviously way too far from civilization to be going it alone.
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Old 10-26-2010, 10:55 PM   #20
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1. Old Vietnam era Starlight NVD
2. 700 Winmag
3. Beef jerky
4. Half trunk worth of ammo
5. CB
6. Poweline phone connector(forgo correct term)
7. TP
8. 3 gals of water
9. Junk
10. Stuff already in Jeep.
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Old 10-26-2010, 10:56 PM   #21
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Mine was serious. But I always have enough to survive a couple weeks in my Jeep.... I would love to get stranded and become my own survival show.
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Beer is in the cooler not the recovery bag.
Haha. Nice one!
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Old 10-27-2010, 01:09 AM   #23
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Great idea on the MRE...might have to use that one
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Old 10-27-2010, 01:54 AM   #24
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What I have:
1 Gallon of water.
Traver toothbrush and paste
roll of TP
Roll of paper towels.
Box of granola bars or similar.
JUmper cables.
Camera.
AC outlet adapter for electronics.
A bi monthly updated Tom Tom (Cell phones with GPS tend to suck when you have no signal)
Ratchet and spare tools.
Zip ties.
Gallon plastic zip lock bags.
My PS90 with a full clip and 200 spare rounds (pending on the state I'm in)
Heavy duty tow rope
Towel
Hand held radio set up to 5 miles
Compass
My Eagle Scout skills.
My Gerber 5 inch military blade with line cutter.
pocket knife
box of Diamond Strike anywhere matches
Zippo
My Boy Scout manual from when I was younger (good survival notes in it)
Small fleece blanket
my standard car Jack
I keep my full spare tire always filled with enough air before any trips.
5 bright red flares.
1 small little hand mirror
on little magnifier glass.
Jeep Manual
light rain poncho
first aid kit.
Hiking shoes
Dirt bike gloves
Little tire plug repair kit
Spray on sunscreen
deodorant
Notebook, pen and pencil
My scriptures (I'm LDS so I take them with me everywhere...)
Oh and I try to never let my Jeep go below a 1/2 or 1/4 tank of gas at all times.
Some spare cash and change within the Jeep hidden in crazy spots.
1 head lamp LED flashlight
1 Mag light and 1 10 bulb LED flashlight
A red laser light on my Jeep key chain

And that is all I can think of on the top of my head at the moment. That little storage space in the back of my JKU is PERFECT for most of this stuff. I earned the rank of Eagle Scout by the time I was 14 years old... It's made the biggest impact on my life. And I know I am missing some things for survival... but I feel I have enough top handle myself for a little while. I do not keep drugs or alkie. I stopped drinking 22 months ago... yeah, go me!

To me my Jeep is Freedom and a survival vehicle.... maybe I am just odd and a little over prepared or slightly unprepared.

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Old 10-27-2010, 07:11 AM   #25
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What I have:
1 Gallon of water.
Traver toothbrush and paste
roll of TP
Roll of paper towels.
Box of granola bars or similar.
JUmper cables.
Camera.
AC outlet adapter for electronics.
A bi monthly updated Tom Tom (Cell phones with GPS tend to suck when you have no signal)
Ratchet and spare tools.
Zip ties.
Gallon plastic zip lock bags.
My PS90 with a full clip and 200 spare rounds (pending on the state I'm in)
Heavy duty tow rope
Towel
Hand held radio set up to 5 miles
Compass
My Eagle Scout skills.
My Gerber 5 inch military blade with line cutter.
pocket knife
box of Diamond Strike anywhere matches
Zippo
My Boy Scout manual from when I was younger (good survival notes in it)
Small fleece blanket
my standard car Jack
I keep my full spare tire always filled with enough air before any trips.
5 bright red flares.
1 small little hand mirror
on little magnifier glass.
Jeep Manual
light rain poncho
first aid kit.
Hiking shoes
Dirt bike gloves
Little tire plug repair kit
Spray on sunscreen
deodorant
Notebook, pen and pencil
My scriptures (I'm LDS so I take them with me everywhere...)
Oh and I try to never let my Jeep go below a 1/2 or 1/4 tank of gas at all times.
Some spare cash and change within the Jeep hidden in crazy spots.
1 head lamp LED flashlight
1 Mag light and 1 10 bulb LED flashlight
A red laser light on my Jeep key chain

And that is all I can think of on the top of my head at the moment. That little storage space in the back of my JKU is PERFECT for most of this stuff. I earned the rank of Eagle Scout by the time I was 14 years old... It's made the biggest impact on my life. And I know I am missing some things for survival... but I feel I have enough top handle myself for a little while. I do not keep drugs or alkie. I stopped drinking 22 months ago... yeah, go me!

To me my Jeep is Freedom and a survival vehicle.... maybe I am just odd and a little over prepared or slightly unprepared.

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What is up with you damn mormons and being in the boyscouts, i had like 3 buddies in high school that were mormon and they were all eagle scouts by our senior year.
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What I have:
1 Gallon of water.
Traver toothbrush and paste
roll of TP
Roll of paper towels.
Box of granola bars or similar.
JUmper cables.
Camera.
AC outlet adapter for electronics.
A bi monthly updated Tom Tom (Cell phones with GPS tend to suck when you have no signal)
Ratchet and spare tools.
Zip ties.
Gallon plastic zip lock bags.
My PS90 with a full clip and 200 spare rounds (pending on the state I'm in)
Heavy duty tow rope
Towel
Hand held radio set up to 5 miles
Compass
My Eagle Scout skills.
My Gerber 5 inch military blade with line cutter.
pocket knife
box of Diamond Strike anywhere matches
Zippo
My Boy Scout manual from when I was younger (good survival notes in it)
Small fleece blanket
my standard car Jack
I keep my full spare tire always filled with enough air before any trips.
5 bright red flares.
1 small little hand mirror
on little magnifier glass.
Jeep Manual
light rain poncho
first aid kit.
Hiking shoes
Dirt bike gloves
Little tire plug repair kit
Spray on sunscreen
deodorant
Notebook, pen and pencil
My scriptures (I'm LDS so I take them with me everywhere...)
Oh and I try to never let my Jeep go below a 1/2 or 1/4 tank of gas at all times.
Some spare cash and change within the Jeep hidden in crazy spots.
1 head lamp LED flashlight
1 Mag light and 1 10 bulb LED flashlight
A red laser light on my Jeep key chain

And that is all I can think of on the top of my head at the moment. That little storage space in the back of my JKU is PERFECT for most of this stuff. I earned the rank of Eagle Scout by the time I was 14 years old... It's made the biggest impact on my life. And I know I am missing some things for survival... but I feel I have enough top handle myself for a little while. I do not keep drugs or alkie. I stopped drinking 22 months ago... yeah, go me!

To me my Jeep is Freedom and a survival vehicle.... maybe I am just odd and a little over prepared or slightly unprepared.

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umm yea your just a little over kill there but hey you can tackle just about anything. I have a few things in the jeep. Honestly I can survive in just about anything ( yes survival school was helpful) so I have a few key things.

Boots
flashlight
my leatherman
my knife
---- depending if it is winter I toss my sleeping bag in the jeep
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What I have:
My Eagle Scout skills.

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Dirty magazine. ( perfect for those alone times)
Pig skins. (Might get hungry)
Tobacco. ( cigarettes and snuff)
Always keep atleast an 24 pack in cooler.
Machete. (Just in case my A.D.D. kicks in)
Deck of cards. (Solitaire always fun when your alone)
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1) 6'5" blond all the brick in the right places
2) scotch
3) vodka
4) gin
5) beer
6) paper cups
7) snacks
8) ciphen ( to make sure we stayed stuck)
9) toys ( use your brain)
10) alarm clock to wake up mid morning
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All joking aside, I ALWAYS have the following in my 2-door:
Hi-lift jack (mounted so that I can rather easily remove it)
2 D-rings front/rear
Snatch and tree-saver straps (kept inside, and clean to reduce damage)
Small, portable compressor
MOST importantly, a full-size spare
A pretty solid Jeep-oriented toolkit, with breaker bar, hammer, tons of sockets (impact and regular), a good set of gloves, an LED head-light (for my head ), and any tool I've yet used on the JK (save my cordless impact gun, which I take on any road trip), and more
My 8,000 pound winch
Steel bumpers and rocker protection, all designed to be used as a Hi-lift jacking point
A cooler with various tasty beverages on any road trip (read: Gatorade and Guinness )
Every pocket/storage spot, and often a backpack, filled with snacks, like beef jerky/pemmican, granola bars, etc.
Spares for some of the trail-fixables- U-joint for my Woods driveshaft, the stupid plastic t-case bushings that ALWAYS break, etc.
And most important- my iPod, with days worth of good jams Mark W.

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