Altoids Survival Kit

Altoids Survival Kit

This video is the first in a planned series about mini survival its and their uses.
Due to their compact size Altoids Peppermint tins are perfect to use as containers for mini survival kits. It is however amazing how many items can be fit into such a small container. Please check below list for the contents of this kit and examples for their uses.
1. Cotton wool – Fill gaps, avoid rattling and as tinder
2. Small lens – Fire starter
3. Small Ferro Rod – Fire starter
4. Two matches – (In a watertight container) Fire starter
5. Two storm matches – Fire starter
6. Striker surface for matches – Fire starter
7. Filled down pencil sharpener – Create tinder
8. Combination flashlight/laser pointer – Signaling & Orientation at night
9. Mini compass – Orientation
10. Mini chemlight – Signaling & Orientation at night
11. Fishing line with hook – Fishing
12. Fishing hooks – Fishing
13. Braided steel wire – fishing & snaring
14. 2 small karabiners – fishing, snaring etc.
15. 2 safety pins – Various
16. 2 ft. duct tape – Everything
17. 2 ft. clear tape – Various
18. 1 ft. electrical tape – Various
19. Approx. 30 ft. braided fishing line 30lbs – Fishing, snaring, cordage…
20. Wound closure strips – First Aid
21. Sterile scalpel – First aid
22. Assorted needles – Various
23. 5 Nails – Various
24. $100 – Emergency currency
25. Tea bag – Water filtration, tinder
26. Signal mirror – Signaling
27. 1 square ft. tin foil – Various
28. Swiss army knife with two blades – Various
29. Hacksaw blade – sawing & striker for Ferro rod
30. Jigsaw wood blade – various
31. 2 tool blades – various
32. Aspirin, Imodium & charcoal tablets – First Aid
33. 3 small zip ties – Various
34. 2” indicator paper – measure the ph levels of water
34. 2 Band-Aids – First aid
35. Signal Whistle – Signaling
36. 7 lead shot – fishing
37. ½” hot glue stick – various
38. 3mm wood drill – Various

Not shown:
Water purification tablets – Unfortunately the tablets were used in a test prior to this video.

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