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BigJimny Meet 2019 (17 May 2019)

BigJimny Meet and off-road driving day



20TH OCTOBER 2019

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Equipment in your Jimny?

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23 May 2019 12:44 #208802 by Daniel30
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Bosanek wrote: Apart from many things already listed here, I would also add the following:

- various hand tools and wrenches
- a set of matches, or even better, a flint stone
- a compass
- a hydraulic bottle jack (instead of the factory scissors jack)
- a piece of log as an additional support / extension stand for the bottle jack
- a pair of big rubber (fishermen, miner) boots
- a saw for wood
- a saw for metal (for cutting lockers placed on some ramps and gates in forests)
- a crowbar (multi-use, for example for dislodging big rocks)
- an axe
- a big hollow bar
- a hand winch ("come along")
- a pack of special air activated hand/feet warmers (available in mountaineering equipment stores)
- vacuum packed dry fruit (dates, figs, grapes, etc.)
- "energy" food (snickers etc.)
- a miniature holy book
- also, depending on environmental safety risks during the trip, one or all of the items listed below
-- a brass knuckle fighting tool
-- a pepper spray
-- a bayonette or a combat knife
-- a loaded pistol with a full ammo magazine
-- a loaded sawed off shotgun with extra ammunition


I carry most of these (and other items mentioned by others) all the time. Some I take only on certain special trips.


James Bond would be pleased with all that kit ;)

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23 May 2019 15:20 #208812 by Andy2640
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Bosanek wrote: Apart from many things already listed here, I would also add the following:

- various hand tools and wrenches
- a set of matches, or even better, a flint stone
- a compass
- a hydraulic bottle jack (instead of the factory scissors jack)
- a piece of log as an additional support / extension stand for the bottle jack
- a pair of big rubber (fishermen, miner) boots
- a saw for wood
- a saw for metal (for cutting lockers placed on some ramps and gates in forests)
- a crowbar (multi-use, for example for dislodging big rocks)
- an axe
- a big hollow bar
- a hand winch ("come along")
- a pack of special air activated hand/feet warmers (available in mountaineering equipment stores)
- vacuum packed dry fruit (dates, figs, grapes, etc.)
- "energy" food (snickers etc.)
- a miniature holy book
- also, depending on environmental safety risks during the trip, one or all of the items listed below
-- a brass knuckle fighting tool
-- a pepper spray
-- a bayonette or a combat knife
-- a loaded pistol with a full ammo magazine
-- a loaded sawed off shotgun with extra ammunition


I carry most of these (and other items mentioned by others) all the time. Some I take only on certain special trips.


If the world does befall a disaster, best to find a guy with a Jimny, and on a side note; dont get in an argument with Bosanek! ;-)

A wise man once said...... When we are Mean, Shout at People, Lose our Tempers, Swear, and generally act like Tool Bags, Never forget ..... We are all Cavemen in Suits, Uniforms and/or Overalls ..... Living in Semi-Concrete Jungles. Andy - 2019 AD.

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23 May 2019 16:22 #208822 by Guy 2
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Now that Bruce Willis is getting a bit old, I think you may be a 'shoe-in' for the next Die Hard movie, Bosanek!

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