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what do you carry

on a day to day basis, what do you have in your truck. i want a jump bag, kinda like a bag that has everything i could need. i want your suggestions on what you might have and what you would use...
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My Taurus 1911 w/ 2-round boxes of 45ACP ammo, as well as batteries for the laser.

Thats all I need
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Lets see, a 1911 Colt 45, wrench, flashlight, and a rag.
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What do you mean by a jump bag? Like a bag of tools for getting stranded, or a bag of weapons for defense?
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haha, i would love to carry my glock everywhere, but im still in school
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Spare, Jack, Lug Wrench, Small Tool Kit, and a Small First Aid Kit.
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What do you mean by a jump bag? Like a bag of tools for getting stranded, or a bag of weapons for defense?

just for like crap i might need to use bag...
ive been to too many wrecks and not able to help..
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I have 3 packs I keep in the truck. It would just be 2 (RSE & FA), but my tool bag isn't large enough.

Pack 1 (RSE)
- Small ratchet set
- Screw driver set
- Mechanics gloves
- Winter gloves
- Rags
- Duct tape, electrical tape
- Road flares
- Tow strap
- Emergency blanket
- Hand warmer packs
- Cheap flashlight
- Other misc stuff


Pack 2 (RSE)
- Booster cables
- 12V Air pump (slow for tires, great for air matress....camping)

Pack 3 (FA)
- Full First Aid Kit (Similar to what the Paramedics carry around)

and 3 D cell Maglite in truck.

Forgot the milk crate in the box.
- Tire Iron (from my 85 Olds Cutlass, great weapon)
- Tow strap
- Bunch of tie-downs
- Bungee cords
- Rags
- Different trailer recievers
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I might throw my toolbox back in my truck that I have left out for months after I lift it. Some various tools, jack stand even though I have no spare tire on my truck, ice scraper, my front licence plate haha, jumper cables, dirt bike straps, floor mats, and maybe a few dirt crystals
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Jack and a 154 peice craftsman tool kit.
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My list

-Kel-Tec .380
-Maglite
-Jumper cables
-Zip ties
-Toilet paper
-180 piece socket set
-Air pump/compressor
-Extra fuses
-Jack
-Gloves

I am sure there is more.
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-jumper cables
-small tool kit
-mechanics gloves
-random books from school
-jack
-rope
-duct tape
-spare clothes
-towel
-ice scraper
-backpack
-and some food (granola bars and bottles of water)

and in the winter i add
-winter boots
-winter gloves
-blanket
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G27
Maglight
Toolset
inverter
Tie downs
Jumper Cables
Fuses
Spare ham radio
Slim jim
Jack
Trailer locks
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The only bag that doesn't ever leave my truck has,
-My winch controllers
-picks/snap ring pliers to replace a hub
-d-shackles
-coozie
-tire deflator
-air chuck
-3 u-joints.

and i always have atleast one roll of duct tape in one of the door pockets, along with about 30 12gauge shells.

Center console has
-dagger like knife my mom got me
-SOG multi tool
-mini screw driver
-ibprofin
-random junk that needs to get cleaned out
--attached to the console is the charger for my Stream Light where it hangs out when i remember to bring it home from work.
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I have a full toolbox in the bed of my truck. As for coming up to an accident I have a reflective vest in the cubby of my rear door that I can reach and throw on real quick, other than that, nothing. I also carry a .38 special on me or in my truck, it prefers to be on my side though.
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normal basic tool set to save the day most the times and for working
tow straps,
a shovel,
a gas tank,
soccer shoes, lol
extra cloath,
duck tape,
electrical tape,
ac-dc converter
, 12volt lamp,
machete (ehm large working big knife :S lol),
a jack,
jack stands,
extra tire
winch controler,
ropes,
hooks,
thread,
a knife,
maglite,
portable chair :P

12 volt inflator,
extra fuses
ehmm pretty much all i can rememberknow.. plus extra junk..


oh and i forgot last 30 days ive been runing with an extra 3gall gas tank and a gall oil and 2 chainsaws :P doing a few jobs on the farm so ive been using them almost everyday and just to bored to take them out, even on weekends :P
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You can only fit all that stuff because you have the roof rack! LOL

In the bed I have:

-15' tow strap
-20' tow rope
-About a mile of rope for tying loads down
-Four 10' ratchet straps
-4 bungee cords
-Jug of washer fluid
-Bottle of brake fluid
-2 floor mats
-2 snow brushes
-2 funnels
-Tire iron

In the cab I have:

-Complete tool box and socket set
-Duct tape and electrical tape
-Flashlight
-1 million candlepower 12v spot light
-First aid kit
-Jumper cables
-Roadside emergency kit
-Work gloves
-Winter gloves
-Toque
-Stock jack
-GPS
-Cell phone and charger
-Extra headlight, turn signal and tail light bulbs
-Extra set of wipers
-Belt dressing & WD40
-Rags & paper towels
-A couple bottles of water
-Safety glasses
-Extra pair of sunglasses for work or play so I don't wreck my $120 Crown Deluxe's.
-Magnetic dish for change and misc stuff
-Notepad and pen
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in the wife's jeep I have:

small first aid kit
small set of bungees
couple ratchet straps
receiver bar
small roll of duct-tape
small survival kit
emergency tow rope (one with hooks)
50 state map
and of course the best tool ever, GPS



In my explorer I have:
small assortment of tools (I live in an apartment, so my tool box is in there)
tow strap with loop ends
extra tire iron
12v spotlight (works great with bed mounted 12v source)
bungees
ratchet straps
cargo net
C02 tank (once I get it refilled)
50 state map



Thats all I can think of currently, I know we have a set of jumper cables, just cant remember which vehicle they are in
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small assort. of basic tools
bungee straps dif. lengths
McNally 50 state map
12v mini air compressor
LED Maglight / (good defense weapon)
small first aid kit
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I had a Jeep Cherokee flip coming towards me and then went off the road to my left. I was in my mother's car at the time and she's not prepared for anything. I ran over to help but his SUV was upside down and the door was smashed shut. Luckily, when his Jeep was flipping over and over the factory jack and lever flew out one of the back windows. I picked it up and used it to get his door open. It was quite a site but now I always carry a crow bar, heavy duty work gloves, chemical fire extinguisher, small tool kit, duct tape, and first aid kit with me.
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[...] duct tape, and first aid kit [...]
heh. in some parts of the country, you might be repeating yourself, there.
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Reeeeeeee-post. But it's cool :)

Jack kit.
Small tool set.
LED caution signals. (flares)
A roll of paper towels.
A basketball.
$5 just in case.
Pack of gum.
Bottle of water, or 2.
Quart of oil.
Beanie hat for the winter.
Extra boxers, shorts, t-shirt behind passenger jump seat.
Lots of spare change.
Extra remote control for stereo.
Condom or two.
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Right now:

Tow strap
Small socket set
Little bag of different size screw drivers
Vise grip
Jumper cable
Leather gloves
Winter hat
Bunch of different kinds of rope
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I've gotta get a toolbox but this is what I have behind my seats:

2 1/2 ton jack in carrying case
176pc Channellock tool set
174pc bit and driver set
500watt power inverter
small tool box with riveter, tow strap, tape, hole punch
Glock 38 w/ extra mag in console
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i got in mine

battery jumper(i don't like jump starting off my truck)
extra tire iron
rachet straps
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