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Re: [John Muir Trail] Re: Repair kits

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  • Barbara Karagosian
    Yep I do have that. Thanks for the reminder. Barbara
    Message 1 of 9 , Jan 25, 2012
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      Yep I do have that. Thanks for the reminder. 


      On Jan 25, 2012, at 10:29 AM, "Joe MacLeish" <jmacleish@...> wrote:


      And if you are carrying an air mattress a repair kit for that.  I had my new ThermaRest Neo air mattress spring a leak (probably my fault) and it was flat -flat.  But buried in the bottom of the carry bag was a repair kit and 30 minutes later I was back to sleep.



      From: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com [mailto:johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Andrew Hassara
      Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 12:58 PM
      To: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [John Muir Trail] Re: Repair kits



      I would add in

      Dental Floss - it's really strong and can be used to tie all sorts of things together, even use it to suture.

      Small tube of shoe goop - I had the sole of my boot nearly fall off at Evolution lake and I used every spare piece of Duct tape that I could beg, borrow or steal to hold it together until I could hobble out at South Lake.

      A spare main buckle - If that breaks you have a problem. Most backpacks with a separate top compartment have a spare buckle in that compartment so that you can use it as a fanny pack. This buckle by design is usually the same size as the main backpack buckle. Many light packs do not have a separate compartment and therefore do not have a spare main buckle.

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