Items w/ asterisk (*) are ready for quick deployment. Made-to-order, ships in 3-6 weeks.
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.
- The #SEREminimalist Standard Base Model Includes (0-11) -
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- *60" Kevlar Utility Thread (K.U.T.): Sawing Cord and Snare Wire (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. (half of K.U.T. is secured under ranger band on strap for easy access, half is stashed away in core for later use)
6- *Ranger Bands x7: 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- *Shim Pin: a modified hairgrip to improvise as a shim to sweep single locked handcuffs, paperclip documents, bookmark, zipper pull replacement, fashion “reach around tools” for handcuff key to reach keyhole when properly cuffed w/ rigid or hinged handcuffs, fashion expedient picks/turning tools, manipulate double lock pins on handcuffs, bypass some padlocks by releasing the locking dog by keyway. Use as handle for sawing with K.U.T. or thread friction saw past small openings of restraints to be cut.
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.
-The fully upgraded #SEREminimalist additionally includes items (12-13)-
12- *Match-size LED stick: White. Bright flashlight built in a 1.25"x.15" matchstick. 8-hour run time. On/off function (push in to activate, pull out to turn off).
13- *Luminous Compass: LAND-NAV tested. Fixed 360 Degree Dial. Impact and Water Resistant.
-Substitute standard paracord for FireCord, select in color options-
Cordage Upgrade- Fire Cord: Replace standard Paracord with 550lb cord containing an inner combustible wick that easily ignites with a strong flame, long burn time, and is in a waterproof sheath. Great for starting fires in wet conditions or when tinder isn’t accessible. Includes 10+ feet of oil based tinder.