What would you put in a mini BOB?

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What would you put in a mini BOB?

Post by Sins » Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:31 am

I was thinking today that most of us have BOBs. Many are even fortunate enough to have them available at all times.
However, for the person who commutes to work via train, or perhaps motorcycle, what have you. There has to be certain times when it's just impossible to have a BOB with you.
I myself can think of a few instances where perhaps I rode with friends etc.
Most people can take along a small bag wherever they are though.

Given the size limitations of a lunch sack, a purse, or some other small bag.

What would you include in a "mini BOB"?

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Re: What would you put in a mini BOB?

Post by Murph » Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:03 am

Yeah I've down something like that before. Here's the link to the kit list and picture:
Murph's Personal Survival Kit (PSK)
http://www.zombiehunters.org/forum/view ... 8#p2017318
Does your BOB at least have: water, basic tools, fire, food, first-aid kit, and shelter?
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Re: What would you put in a mini BOB?

Post by Gingerbread Man » Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:22 am

http://zombiehunters.org/forum/viewtopi ... 14&t=87566" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Here's another take. Its been modified since. If I get a minute I'll update the thread.
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Re: What would you put in a mini BOB?

Post by Sins » Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:49 am

Awesome ideas. Sorry for the duplicate thread. The searches I preformed either pulled up nothing related or way too many BOB posts. I am going to be working on putting my mini bob together this week

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Re: What would you put in a mini BOB?

Post by Doctorr Fabulous » Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:08 pm

Try searching for tactical man-purses, EDC bags, etc.
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Re: What would you put in a mini BOB?

Post by Dawgboy » Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:45 pm

Recently started commuting by train and bus again, Here is my take on it.

Note that this canvas bag sits in a Kelty redwing pack with my laptop, and a bunch of other stuff, and I have a supplemental food and water kit in the office and in the car.

http://zombiehunters.org/forum/viewtopi ... 4&t=104329
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Re: What would you put in a mini BOB?

Post by Aceman » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:17 pm

I'm thinking a well packed MAxpedition Rhemora.

The usual, just less of it:
Serious knife, plus swiss army knife
Soft water bladder, 1 L
Filter straw, decontamination tabs
TAc Flashlight
Striker and Bic disposable
Adventure Med kit first aid
Paracord bracelet
Multi-tool
compass and maps
some bars and snacks
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Re: What would you put in a mini BOB?

Post by Aceman » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:18 pm

Actually, my main bag has a survival pouch, that is pretty formidable. Has the lighter/smaller versions of what is listed above.

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Re: What would you put in a mini BOB?

Post by bean sprout » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:24 pm

Sins wrote:I was thinking today that most of us have BOBs. Many are even fortunate enough to have them available at all times.
However, for the person who commutes to work via train, or perhaps motorcycle, what have you. There has to be certain times when it's just impossible to have a BOB with you.
I myself can think of a few instances where perhaps I rode with friends etc.
Most people can take along a small bag wherever they are though.

Given the size limitations of a lunch sack, a purse, or some other small bag.

What would you include in a "mini BOB"?
My nook HD.

My flash light.

My pipe and tobacco.

Lighter.

My little HEST knife or ESEE3 or my Buck 110.

3 nasty Cliffs bars.

In an emergency, I would grab an empty soda bottle and store bags out of a garbage can.

All this I can carry in my pockets. No bag needed, but if I found a need, I would just use a Kroger bag.
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Re: What would you put in a mini BOB?

Post by Honeypot » Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:11 am

Three years ago there was an interesting mini kit contest:
"Mag Pouch Survival Kit Contest"
http://zombiehunters.org/forum/viewtopi ... 14&t=57454" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The porn starts around page 7 (of 23)... and some of the, um, porn, got replaced with, um, near porn, so brace yourself.
The surviving pouch pics are useful, with some great ideas.
This appears to be an index of the submissions:
http://zombiehunters.org/forum/viewtopi ... &start=480" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


Personally, I think most of us are far more likely to use a mini kit than a full blown BOB, plus it's an interesting (and fun!) intellectual challenge. :)
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