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Perfect EDC: Altoids Tin Kit


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Altoids Tins are pretty useful for pocket EDC survival kits. Know the cool crap that you can fit in an Altoids Tin and how to create your own Candy Tin Survival Kit.

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Perfect EDC: Altoids Tin Kit

  1. 1. Altoids Tin Survival Kit is a Perfect Every Day Carry Addition
  2. 2.  Altoids Tins are great for pocket EDC survival kits  Altoids Tins allow you to keep small basic items in.
  3. 3. What happen if you purchase an altoids versus survival tin? If you purchase a survival tin, it will cost you about 4 or 5 bucks, but Altoids come in the same tin for about $1.50 per container... AND YOU GET THE MINTS AS WELL!!!
  4. 4. There are Things You Need to Know to Create Your Own Candy Tin Survival Kit
  5. 5. Here are the COOL craps that can fit in anAltoids Tin? 1. Cotton Tinder Cotton is a very good source of tinder for starting a fire. Some products offer waterproof, chemically treated, cotton, which burns longer and under harsh conditions.
  6. 6. 2. Knife A good knife is essential to survival. Knives can not only be used to cut things, they are also great improvisation tools which can, if need be, pry, hammer and perform many other functions. A small and strong knife is important especially in a kit this small. If possible, get a lock back knife, it offers the strongest locking mechanism.
  7. 7. 3. Compass When faced with a survival situation you need to take matters into your own hands and get out. A compass will also help prevent you from getting lost as you explore the area for resources such as water and food.
  8. 8. 4. Waterproof Matches and Striker (15 Matches) Fire is the most important element to survival. Without fire, you will not survive. Waterproof matches are great because they light when wet, so even in a downpour, you can get a fire going.
  9. 9. 5. Signal Mirror A signal mirror is an excellent tool to get you noticed by passing planes and boats. A good signal mirror will have a small sight which allows for the user to aim the reflection to signal a specific target. Most mirrors come with instructions which can also be slipped into this survival kit.
  10. 10. 6. Compact Rescue Whistle A whistle allows for you to be heard from over a mile away and without exhaustion from yelling. Many whistles come with a lanyard hole, making it easy to carry them with you at all times
  11. 11. 7. Safety Pins Safety pins are very versatile and can be used hundreds of times before they begin to wear. A few of these will help you with anything from improvised clothing to improvised fish hooks.
  12. 12. 8. Duct Tape Duct tape is the ultimate improvisation tool. And with 3 meters, you will be able to use this duct tape for many things
  13. 13. 9. Assortment of Bandages Bandages are a great thing to have. In the wilderness, even a small cut is at risk for infection. It is essential to keep any wounds clean and covered. It is also wise to always have some butterfly closures, which can hold a wound closed to prevent infection.
  14. 14. 10. Fishing Kit with 3 hooks, 3 sinkers and line With 3 hooks and plenty of fishing line, you will be much more successful than you would be trying to catch fish by hand.
  15. 15. 11. Can Opener A can opener is a great thing to have, especially if you have some canned food laying around, but if not it is still useful. The flat body of this can opener allows for it to be used as a screw driver as well as a prying tool in addition to just opening cans.
  16. 16. 12. Needle and Thread The ability to sew gives you a great advantage when in a survival situation. You can repair things and even perform emergency stitches if injured.
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