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Discussion in 'Survival/Preparedness Forum' started by emt1581, Feb 24, 2012.


  1. emt1581

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    Anyone have a kit put together specifically for gaining access to or exit from somewhere during a SHTF/WROL?

    I'm thinking that, if in a vehicle, and a road is chained off or something like that, a small pair of bolt cutters may come in handy. Maybe a hack saw, hatchet/axe, etc...

    What are your thoughts? Anyone have one put together?

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    Don't you watch movies? Just shoot the lock!

    I have some stuff for vehicle access that I keep in my own vehicle. No tools for building access. Guess if I really needed in someplace I would just go for a window.
     

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    I'd guess a 4" cordless angle grinder would come in handy, like the Makita BGA452Z or the Milwaukee 2680-20. I haven't found anything that can stand up to an angle grinder.

    A friend of mine had a very heavy duty gate to his remote property, which was constantly being defeated by guys just pulling it open with a winch.

    I do carry a hatchet in the car, but I don't imagine it'd do much for chain or lock.
     
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    Yep.

    You can get in a lot less trouble with an 870 loaded with slugs in the trunk than you would with a bolt cutters, which in some jurisdictions will get you charged with having burglary tools.

    Not that you'd advertise what's in your trunk, but if a cop rolls up on you after being rear ended in a vehicle accident and the lid gets popped, or if you end up on the wrong end of a warrantless search, well, having a gun is fine if you're legal, but some areas only allow locksmiths to have bolt cutters in possession. YMMV.
     
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    ESEE-5, designed as a downed pilots survival knife, 1/4" for cutting through an aircraft if needed:

    [​IMG]
     
  6. emt1581

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    I've got an ESEE-5...now if I could just find an aircraft...

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    You're not gonna cut through much airframe with that toy.......



    In my truck tool box, I've got a sledge, an axe, and a 36 inch pair of bolt cutters. If I can't get into something with those, I don't need to be getting in.
     
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    ...or you need an ESEE-5.

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    I've got a older RAT-5, its mostly a "meh" knife. Wouldn't buy another.
     
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    I agree on the ESEE. No clue where I even put it. Used it for heavy yard work....once....the thing sucked!

    My Busse Boss Jack should be here Monday. Not much of a chopper but for everything else it'll be good I assume. Also I'm looking at their current offering, the Team Gemini Light Brigade Series....thing is badass any way you look at it...

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    I've got a solid pry bar, a Stanley Fubar Forcible Entry tool , a 5' HiLift jack, and an assortment of cutting implements. I'd trade it all for a spool of explosives to achieve the same effect but with a lot less storage space.
     
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    For emergencies I keep a crowbar under the front seat of my car in case I have to pry open the trunk if it's encased in ice and snow.
     
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    This is not a bad idea at all. But, my thought would be that it's way down on the critical list, and simple tools/earlier in prepping might be just as practical: A few slug rounds and/or a decent hatchet/hammer or crowbar.

    It doesn't have to be fancy...just work.
     
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    But explosives are sooo much louder :tongueout:


    A FUBAR or similar, and a good sledge and maybe the HiLift and you're into just about anything with minimal fuss, and noise.
     
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    Just added 24" bolt cutters, hack saw and extra blades, 3' pry bar to my preps....
     
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    I bought an 'Official Jack Bauer SHTF Kit' on Ebay from a guy in Kenya. Haven't received it yet (must be delayed by customs) but I should have everything I would need when the SHTF.
     
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    That's the only thing I found when typing in Jack Bauer and Kit. What exactly is in the one you bought?

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    All the tools in the world are useless if you don't know how to use them.

    I'm a carpenter by trade. I can get into and secure most anything. There's no one tool that works everywhere. Also SHTF methods might be a little more extreme than what I do as the things I open or secure typically have to go back into service in short order.