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Old 03-09-2017, 06:51 AM   #16
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I would think the occupants of a car are not dressed for the weather. It's possible to survive in a 32 snow cave or buried car if you are dressed properly.
People that live in snow country should carry some supplies in case they have to wait for triple a.

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I have to explain that to my kids all the time when they jump in the car wearing a t-shirt and light sweatshirt when it is -10. "Don't assume the worst won't happen." I usually keep a blanket or sleeping bag in the car in the winter.

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A can of tuna in oil can cook your supper, and you can eat it too.

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I'm gonna guess that is instant rice. I think some foil around the base would help keep the heat in. I have to try that.
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Old 03-09-2017, 07:11 AM   #17
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Be mindful of the plastic coating on the inside of the tuna can melting a little into your tuna.
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Old 03-09-2017, 07:22 AM   #18
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I'm gonna guess that is instant rice.
Yeah no the oil in one can of tuna didn't boil a cup of water and two cups rice for 20 minutes. That shit is tepid.
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Old 03-11-2017, 08:34 PM   #19
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My truck is equipped for winter survival and summer desert survival. I keep sleeping bags and extra blankets on hand, plus several gallons of water, about a weeks' worth of food, several flashlights and extra batteries, an emergency radio and plenty of clothing. I have a knife too, just in case.
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Old 03-11-2017, 08:49 PM   #20
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pschew.... I have that and more just in my minivan. Except the week's food because the little shits boys eat it faster than I can restock. Also gender-non-specific spare clothes for all seasons and sneakers. And swim goggles. And a wash kit. And sewing kit. Towels. ....

ok... stopping...

not going to start on what's in my handbag/purse.....
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:01 PM   #21
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I don't like carrying the weight of a lot of water; so, I keep some dehydrated water tablets in my wallet. I just haven't figured out what to reconstitute them with yet.
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:12 PM   #22
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Piss on 'em.
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:20 PM   #23
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...yes, water purifying tablets.....
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:21 PM   #24
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but they're so far out of date it's probably safer to drink the water
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Old 03-13-2017, 10:13 AM   #25
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I found the jugs of drinking water in my car were freezing, so I just added a pint of antifreeze to each one.
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Old 03-13-2017, 03:34 PM   #26
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I just drink a little antifreeze every now and then to stay topped up.

Crown Royal makes a really tasty antifreeze.
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Old 03-13-2017, 05:04 PM   #27
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oooh non minimalist camping tip (prob only for those on this side of the pond)...... Reuse one of those semi-transparent gallon milk jugs as a small drinking water container. At night, set it on a flat surface and set your big flashlight to shine into it and you will have a very useful lantern, bright enough for food prep etc
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