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AT ALL TIMES tire plug kit, two cans of fix-a-flat, first aid kit, fire extinguisher, heavy duty SUV jack, heavy duty truck lug wrench, wheel chocks, work gloves, blanket, universal master key, duct tape, a multitude of flashlights and small lanterns and a spotlight, soft sided coolers, flares, 12volt heavy duty SUV air pump, spare fuses mini and major, phone number of the wrecker in Marathon (Sixto's - 432-386-4551 / 386-4532 / 386-4225), paper towel, TP, funnel, bottle of motor oil, spare fuel filter (had a buddy that got "bad" gas in West Texas one time and it was a pain for him to find a new fuel filter - ended up having to spend the night in Alpine and wait for a parts store to open the next day - I bet there are some old rusty in ground gas storage tanks out there), rain poncho, CB radio, dog leash, dog toys, binoculars, sun dope, meat tenderizer - used for insect stings, chapstick, spare walking stick, snatch-em strap, pocket tool, flare gun (left over from my boating days - you know, the two happiest days in a boat owners life, also applies to PWC's - Personnal Water Craft - the day you buy it and the day you sell it), jumper cables, epoxy glues - hopefully to fix a punctured gas tank or something like that, maps, maps, and more maps - maps of maps, etc. ON AN ADVENTUREIn addition to everything else listed, I add my full tool box, extra petro, water, and a cordless drill. Plus, if the R2D2 trailer is along for the ride then there are a host of support items and repair items - all containerized in Action Packers
I was a nervous wreck after that, knowing I had many more miles to drive on the River Road, with no spare tire.
Other than the obvious omission of Duct Tape which could only be a brief mental lapse, do you bring clothing or do you hang with Buck Neked (sp)? Al
being able to take care of myself and my buddies
lots and lots of Oreos
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