This slimline strap is designed as a quick deploy SERE minimalist kit. All items are accessible without having to unravel the paracord. The non-metallic cuff key can be removed and further concealed about your person to free yourself from illegal detainment. The Kevlar Utility Thread serves as a saw for escaping restraints or as a snare for trapping wild game. Strap and secure your gear with the ranger bands or light them up to use as tinder/smoke signal. Additional supplies allow you to carve/cut, start a fire, illuminate, navigate, and more.
0- *10-15' Paracord, Type III, 550lb: 7 inner nylon strands each w/ 2 braided strings. Replace shoestrings, make a bow saw, lash together logs to create a raft, make a bear bag, use as fishing line, tie down gear, create snare traps, fashion a clothesline or tent frame, etc. 1- Nylon Strands: Each bracelet includes 125-250 feet of cordage. 35lb rating per strand. Utilize the inner strands of paracord sheath as fishing line, sutures, sheltering lashes, strapping, etc.
2- *Fire Steel Ferro Rod. Removable, secured inside buckle. TIPS: To start a fire scrape slowly to shave off black coating and allow the shards to spread over your tinder. Once exposing the silver core, strike quickly to create sparks into nest of fine tinder, provide oxygen flow by blowing into the base of flame.
3- *Ceramic Striker Blade and Cutting Tool. Non-Dulling, Razor Sharp, Concealed, Non-Metallic. Create Fire: Use to scrape ferro shards. Use to fillet fish, cut open packages, or as a surgical blade TIPS: Remove to improvise in other survival methods. 4- *Emergency Whistle: high pitch, with improvised storage space. TIP: Signal for help: One whistle blast, "where are you", two blasts, "come here", three blasts, "help me". Or signal the SOS distress call with 3 short, 3 long, & 3 short blasts. 5- *Advanced Kevlar Lanyard: Black Kevlar Utility Cord (K.U.C.): 2 lengths, 600TEX rating for use as Sawing Cord and Snare Wire (200lb tested - Improved Coating for UV/Friction Resistant). Saw branches/zipties/ropes, fashion a bow saw, catch wild game using as a snare wire, make a trip line, use as garrote weapon. Adopted by US Army SERE specialists and NAVY Seals. TIPS: To Saw, A. Use long back & forth sawing motions to reduce friction/damage to K.U.T. Concentrate sawing on a single point of item being cut. B. Wear gloves to protect your hand or create handles from a pen/stick. (half of K.U.C. is secured under ranger band on strap for easy access, half is stashed in a ziplock bag as a replacement or for practice) 6- *Ranger Bands 8x: Secure gear, silence rucksack clips, add grip to pistol handle, burn as tinder(30 second strong flame per band).
7- *Tinder Wick Strand: Retrieved from Fire Cord, a combustible wick, easy ignite, strong flame, long burn time, waterproof.
TIPS: Fray red wick with knife and puff up, ignite. Each 1 inch piece of wick will burn up to 1 minute. 8- *Jute String/Tinder: 1 foot of 3 ply small rope, use as wound dressing for absorbent properties, tie down, fire tinder. TIPS: Fray jute wick with knife into multiple strands and puff up, ignite. 9- *Luminous Glow Light Surface: charge in seconds from natural/artificial light source(flashlight, sun, phone screen) generates minutes of a low glow output for seeing a map or completing tasks in dark environments. 10- *Saw Shim Tool: Superesse designed, surgical flex steel. Single side serrated saw edge. Slim build allows for shimming restaints. Outfitted with two punched lanyard holes. Create finger loops with cordage and run thru lanyard holes to create grips for utilizing as a saw.
11- *Non-Metallic Handcuff key: TIHK Brand with clip. Back up replacement for LEO, Military, Security Personnel or as concealed tool to defend against hostage/kidnapping/illegal detainments.
FULL UPGRADE MODEL (0-13)
12- 2x Chem Light Sticks: 1 Cyalume Red Stick (Military Grade NATO Chemlight, HI-VIS, 4yr Shelf Life in sealed packet) and 1 Standard Green Glow Stick (equipped to strap, 3yr shelf life, medium glow). Mark your path, read field notes/map in low lit areas, signal a message, attach to K9 for tracking, tape to a flashlight so it can be found quickly, etc. Illumination marker can be deployed during a foot chase to signal backup units of fleet direction into woodline or as a low light aid for completing tasks. Serves as evidence marker to locate items of interest in low lot environments.
13- *Luminous Compass: LAND-NAV tested. Fixed 360 Degree Dial. Impact and Water Resistant.
PARACORD CORDAGE OPTIONS
Standard Paracord (multiple colors, no additional charge): Paracord, Type III, 550lb: 7 inner nylon strands each w/ 2 braided strings. Replace shoestrings, make a bow saw, lash together logs to create a raft, make a bear bag, use as fishing line, tie down gear, create snare traps, fashion a clothesline or tent frame, etc. Utilize the inner strands of paracord sheath as fishing line, sutures, sheltering lashes, strapping, etc.
+Fire Cord (black): 550lb 7 nylon strand paracord containing an inner combustible wick that easily ignites with a strong flame, long burn time, and is waterproof. Great for starting fires in wet conditions or when tinder isn’t accessible. Oil based tinder. Fray the red wick to create more surface area and light with a spark.
NOTE: Items w/ asterisk (*) are ready for quick deployment. Not all items are included in the standard base model, for all available options select the full upgrade model. SeeParacord Straps Collectionpage for bracelet tips and usage information.