i’ve got something similar to below (but bigger) on the back door of my Land Rover
fold down platform which has big storage mole pouches attached
really over engineered but keep everything in one spot
Brief update :cool: Got myself a tester 4XL Brynje vest and once washed fitted perfectly (I’m 6’4 and 17.5 stone)
wore it dog walking under a normal t-shirt and it feels like it does insulate really well but without the damp t-shirt aspect when you stop. works well under gortex as you avoid...
I’ve been a survey/remote/hostile environment medic 17 years and before that an RM medic
gold standard finger dressing for me will always be a small cut to size patch of gauze/pad covered with a tegaderm dressing that covers whole finger.
about as solid and bullet proof as you will get if done...
I’ve had a ridgeline monsoon elite for a couple of years now.
sent it off to Lancashire kit repairers to get pit vents put in.
don’t use anything else now, very waterproof, breathable and with extra vents spot on.
look like a yeti in it though :biggrin: like the length but you still need to...
Are there any U.K. suppliers of string vests.
I’m an ex Bootneck medic who works in all the worst places and interested in temperature management
I currently wear a normal cotton vest for all environments from Siberia to Yemen
A vest system that gives some “air space” is helpful in hot and...
Fun exercise (not gym treadmill/lift a few weights) find something you enjoy doing that you need to be fit to do, train to be fit to do what you love proficiently eg surfing or a martial art
Realise work isn’t serio7s, it’s not the be-all and end all of life
See your GP...
My experience 20+ Years is that they are bombproof, great fit, comfy out the box and I wear nothing else
They could be described as a heavier boot, whatever model you buy.
Interestingly I had a pair of lowa desert boots that I used in littoral/desert survey work for four years. Despite being...
I tried the Paramo Alta 3. Did a review below. (My current go to jacket is the Ridgeline Monson elite 11. Which I am about to send of to get some pit vents put in it)
I've run the paramo for a month, out twice a day minimal, standard **** December weather.
At 6'4 and 18 stone this...
It sound like you may have hyper-hydrosis (Excessive sweating)
Its not uncommon, you can get industrial strength anti perspirant which may help
May be worth popping in to see your GP for a bit of advice.
Google it and see what you reckon
The Oxford Handbook of Accident and Emergency has a single page of dental stuff
4 issues covering roughly a paragraph each.
At the end of each paragraph is simply says....
REFER TO DENTIST :-)
I fly blokes out of the middle of nowhere regularly with dental pain.
Best bet is
FFDs and israeli first care dressing are inordinately expensive.
I am more than happy with carrying a shed load of crepe bandages, (7.5cm/5cm) they are cheap and massively effective as a pressure bandage. the technique I use is, first crepe goes on the wound area, not unravelled. as a...
If you are determined and prepared to commence CPR including AV you really need one of these.
I've dealt with three cardiac emergencies in remote areas in the last couple of months. The common factor with all was BLS (CPR) caused regurgitation of the casualties dinner/breakfast.
I do a lot of world travel for my job, I always carry a shimano exage telescopic spinning rod and a shimano travel fly rod.
Both pack down incredibly small, the fly rod is a 6-9 weight and 9 foot
The spinning road at first feel, seems very light weight, but this week I have been pulling 4+...