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Re: [at-l] Emergency Blanket




>i got a question to i unraveled mine and tried and tried to
get it as small
>as a ziploc bag?  how did you do it it is one of those
puzzled like "get the
>funcky shaped rings apart and back together" that you buy
for kids this time
>a year.  i can not figure out how to get it bag to anythgin
similar to it
>original size.
>
>and i also heard someone talk of a heavy duty space
blanket?  where do you
>buy that i want to know
>
>BotleNeck
>
>
>>> Hi Folks,
>>> For  years I used the Space Emergency Blanket in
treating injuried
>parties.
>>>  This is a thermal blanket that weights 1 ounce and are
56"x84" when
>>> opened.  When properly wrapped around a person they can
generate a
>>> considerable amount of heat in any weather condition.
The only
>difficulty
>>> is unraveling this machine tightened material.  It can
take 5-10 minutes
>to
>>> completely and carefully unravel this balnket in idea
conditions.
>>> Consider if your suffering from hypothermia, shock or
other type of
>>> serious injury and are alone.  I dare to say it would be
extremely
>>> difficult if not impossible to unravel this blanket from
the 3" machine
>>> packaged wrap to 84" opened size without assistance.
More than likely
>you
>>> would tear the blanket into pieces in an attempt to open
it up rendering
>it
>>> useless.  My suggestion is to unravel it at home and
then stuff it in a
>>> zip-lock bag for any emergency requiring its use.  Once
the blanket is in
>>> the zip-loc bag just squeeze the air out of the bag and
seal up the bag.
>>> Once it has been unraveled the likelyhood of rewrapping
the blanket is
>very
>>> doubtfull indeed.  I doubt if anyone has the patience to
perform such a
>>> task.  I know for a fact I wouldn't even attempt such a
task. A mother of
>4
>>> pre-schoolers probably could do this very well indeed.
Just stuffing it
>>> in a zip-loc bag will ensure it is ready and can be
easily used for any
>>> emergency that requires it use.
>>> Have a good one.
>>> John
>>>
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