Watch and Paracord Band Kits - Upgrade your watch or paracord strap with a loadout kit of supplies.
WATCH/PARACORD BAND KITS (kits that attach to your wrist watch and paracord bracelet)
What's a Band Kit? Our #superessebandkits are tools and supplies that attach to the strap of your wrist watch or to your paracord strap. The supplies are concealed under ranger bands that wrap around the watch band or bracelet. Concealed under the ranger bands are micro survival supplies such as a fish hook, tinder, ferro rod, kevlar saw, jute rope, ceramic blade, water purification tablet, or glow light. It is a survival kit mod for your watch or bracelet. The stretch of ranger bands allows these kits to easily be added to your current paracord bracelet upgrading a basic band into an advanced survival bracelet.
Will it fit my watch or paracord strap? Band Kits will fit virtually any watch including GShock, Suunto, Times, smart watches, Fossil and Casio as well as paracord and other band type bracelets.
How do I install the kit to my strap? The ranger bands stretch and fit nearly any strap size. You can use a pair of needle-nose-pliers to stretch them easily to install and wrap around the strap. Peel back the ranger band or roll it up a bit as you stuff the supplied kit items underneath. Some items in the kit are loose while others are first secured inside a tinder tape patch or sealed packet.
SURVIVAL KIT Includes 6 Ranger Bands, 2 Security Pins, Tinder Tape, Ferro Rod, 2 Tinder Wicks, Signal Mirror, Glow Light, First Aid Tinder.
FIRE KIT Includes 7 Ranger Bands, 2 Strike Any Where Matches, 4 Flat Matches, 1 Striking Surface, 2 Tinder Tape Rolls, Ferro Rod Firestarter, Ceramic Razor Blade and Striking Tool, Beeswax Dipped Jute Tinder, Tinder Wick.
ESCAPE & EVADE KIT Includes 6 Ranger Bands, Polymer Handcuff Key with clip (TIHK), Kevlar Saw, Signal/Comms Mirror, Glow Light.
SERE KIT Includes 6 Ranger Bands, Polymer Handcuff Key with clip (TIHK), Kevlar Saw, Fish Hook, Ferro Rod, Ceramic Blade/Striker, Tinder Wick, Tinder Tape, Signal/Comms Mirror, Glint IR Combat ID signaled.
ADVANCED ESCAPE KIT Includes 6 Rangers Bands, Polymer Handcuff Key with clip (TIHK), Polymer Universal Cuff Key with Lanyard Hole, Black Kevlar Escape Thread, and Steel Shim Saw.
NAVIGATION/SIGNAL KIT Includes your choice of Luminous Compass (slide on) or Thumb Tac Compass (tucks away under a ranger band) and also includes a v82 Signal Mirror, Glow Light Surface, backup Wrist Strap, 6 Ranger Bands. (Luminous Compass has 22mm slot on rear for sliding onto medium/small bands. Will not attach to paracord bracelets or larger wrist watch bands. If you are not sure if the slide on compass will fit you should choose the thumb tac compass) Leave a note at checkout with your choice or luminous slide on compass or thumb tac hideaway compass. (if no selection is made, the luminous compass will come standard).
DIY KIT Mix and match to create multiple wearable kits. Includes 15 Ranger Bands, 2 Polymer Handcuff Keys with clip(TIHK), 3 Kevlar Saws, 2 Fish Hooks, Ferro Rod, Ceramic Blade/Striker, 2 Tinder Wicks, Tinder Tape, Jute Tinder, Braided Fishing Line, Glow Light, Signal/Comms Mirror.
ITEM DESCRIPTIONS Ranger Band Regular: Fire Tender & Smoke Signal (30 Second burn time), heavy duty rubber band, bandage for fingers. TIPS: Use band to secure smaller items to your bracelet.
Kevlar Escape Thread: Black hybrid cordage containing multiple strands of Aramid Kevlar. Highly resistant to heat and direct flames and Tensile rating of 300lbs. Tips, use back and forth motion to operate as friction saw for limbs, metal wires, lumber, etc. Use to cut ziptie and rope restraints.
Ranger Band Large: gear strapping, bundle loose items, water proof a survival tin or Zippo, use as shock absorber on cell phone, secure flashlight to a rifle, burn for a large signal flame, grip for pistol, etc.
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. Secured under ranger band for easy access. (New key may appear different that shown in photo)
Shim Saw: Steel handcuff or zipcuff shim tool. Sawing edge for cutting tasks. Lanyard holes for attachment to keys, necklace, zippers, etc.
Zirconia Ceramic Razor Blade and Fire Striker: (Wear Resistant - Non-Dulling Cutting Edge - Covert - Non Metallic - Concealable ). Strike against flint to create sparks, cutting blade for endless uses, razor sharp for shaving or skinning, sheath between a tip-split stick to use as defensive jabbing knife, etc.
30" Kevlar Saw or Kevlar Utility Thread (K.U.T.): (200lb tested - 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: 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.
Jute String/Tinder: 1 foot of 3 ply small rope, use as wound dressing for absorbent properties, tie down, fire tinder.
First Aid Tinder: Sealed flammable cotton swab material coated in antibacterial gel. Use for treating and disinfecting wounds or fore starting a fire.
Micro Ferrocerium Fire Steel Rod: To start a fire hold rod hand or press tip against hard surface while lighting into tinder nest. Scrape slowly to shave off Ferro shards for use as combustible tinder. Strike quickly to ignite tinder. Reflect sparks into nest of fine tinder, provide oxygen flow by blowing into the base of flame.
Tinder Wick Strand: A combustible wick, easy ignite, strong flame, long burn time, waterproof. TIPS: A. Fray red wick to create a tinder nest. B. Light. C. Each 1 inch piece of wick will burn for close to 1 minute.
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 operation orders in dark environments.
Signal/Comms Mirror: use in sunny conditions as a short range signaling tool to alert others of your location.
Black Steel Plated Security Pin: (heavy duty safety pin) TIPS: Provide sustenance by fashioning a fishing hook and pairing with paracord strands to catch food. Remove a splinter.
Braided Fishing Line: 65lb Super Line- Moss Green Microfilaments EBT, 100% Spectra Fiber.
Aquatab Water Purification Tablet(2liter treatment): Add 1 tab to 2l clear water, mix 10 minutes, let stand for 30 min, hydrate.
Tinder Tape Strap: Heavy duty adhesive Duct Tape with added flammable strands allowing a slow tar like burn. Stick to your kindling and ignite or wrap around a limb to use as a torch.
v82 Hi-Res Reflective Surface, (SOLAS equivalent: Safety Of Life At Sea): Coast Guard approved signal and safety tape adhered to buckle. Use to communicate your location or MORSE Code. Waterproof. Long distance visibility.
Thumb Tac Compass by County Comm: waterproof, shock resistant, glass dome crimped to brass housing. Operable in 0°-160°F ranges. Weight 1 gram, size 11mm x 4.5mm. (secure under ranger band, fits all paracord/watch bands)
Glint Tag, Infrared reflective signal: Non-fabric surface glows to provide covert combat identification. Reflects IR light brightly to identify friend or for when viewed through night vision equipment (Domestic Shipping Only).