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by ticklemonkey
Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Night Vision
Replies: 12
Views: 1838

Re: Night Vision

Any hints or tips for thermal or night vision models.....and where to get them at a decent price?
by ticklemonkey
Fri May 29, 2015 10:36 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: An alternative to Antibiotics?
Replies: 8
Views: 2131

Re: An alternative to Antibiotics?

I would recommend a wilderness medicine course. They teach you key signs and symptoms of various infections, the best anti-biotics to use and the authority to order them for your kit. They are not for 'self-administration' and illegal to administer in the UK as the skills are to be used when in the ...
by ticklemonkey
Wed May 06, 2015 10:32 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Credit card knifes, Airport security beware!
Replies: 41
Views: 6108

Re: Credit card knifes, Airport security beware!

I got caught out at B'ham airport as I had forgot my leatherman in my hand luggage. Thankfully, the security/customs guy let me buy some stamps and padded envelope and let me post it home. In the US I got caught and they took my inch long letter opener from my credit card tool and as the manager wen...
by ticklemonkey
Thu Dec 04, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: any of you on prescribed meds?
Replies: 54
Views: 10720

Re: any of you on prescribed meds?

Those who are type 1 diabetics have a challenge. Best way is probably just to add a bit extra each script to store. Insulin has a best before date and loses its effect, in heat if the power goes off and the fridge is down in the summer. Any thoughts? I am aware, alcohol lowers blood sugar but long t...
by ticklemonkey
Thu Dec 04, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Medical School
Replies: 24
Views: 8203

Re: Medical School

Congrats, all the best. If I had my time again I would have gone for it methinks. The psychology degree did not quite satisfy me, hoho :lol:
by ticklemonkey
Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:45 pm
Forum: EDCs, BOBs, GHBs
Topic: 5.11 Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 2433

Re: 5.11 Kit

Tried boots, trousers, shorts, shirts and multiple bags. Great shorts and shirts. Bags very good but never perfect but I have not found perfection yet :) . One bugbear is the lack of supportive belts on their smaller bags.
by ticklemonkey
Sat Aug 23, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hi I'm thepantarctican
Replies: 5
Views: 499

Re: Hi I'm thepantarctican

Greetings!
by ticklemonkey
Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:12 pm
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: Wanted people in West midlands area
Replies: 22
Views: 6583

Re: Wanted people in West midlands area

Birmingham calling..... :)
Seems like there are a few of us!
by ticklemonkey
Mon Jun 09, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Arktis Shirt
Replies: 6
Views: 728

Re: Arktis Shirt

No experience of this particular item but Arktis makes some great kit. I have some for work and play and have always been reliable and functional.
by ticklemonkey
Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: how do you prep for international travel
Replies: 19
Views: 2020

Re: how do you prep for international travel

Ah, head torch and hand torch with spare batteries.