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  • codex
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    On your person/ In your vehicle / for you job.

    c0nv3r9 has a good point. Lets divide it out.
    1. What do you normaly carry arround with you, not just when you are on the job but almost all the time.
    2. What do you carry in your car/truck/phone booth (for you Dr. Who fans) as backup to what you carry on your person.
    3. What do you carry for work.

    It looks like we have #3 going pretty well, but what about 1 & 2?

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  • GackMan
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    Glock 30, 2 Spare Mags
    Pepper Spray
    ASP

    Oh wait... that is somethign else.


    Leatherman
    IMB T23
    CD Caddy w/ CDs of important software.
    Palm Vx w/ omnisky

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  • GackMan
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    Re: a must have

    Originally posted by TechnoWeenie
    Lots of Advil...can not stress the importance of having these little guys..
    <SIGH!> Excedrin.... Caffeine AND pain killer in one pill...

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  • digitalreaper
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    -laptop
    -wireless network card
    -external HD (extra storage just in case)
    -leatherman
    -alot of cables
    -magic CD (lotsa good stuff)
    -digital camera (canon A10)
    -cell phone
    -mini computer tool kit
    -mini mag lite
    -caffeinated water :D
    -recent 2600 copy & OR computer shopper
    -band aids
    -duct tape (1.1 million uses!)
    -electrical tape
    -CD/RW's / zip disk's
    -quick reference books (unix/C/C++/networking)
    -dark sunglasses

    i think thats abou it...

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  • converge
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    hmm... i thought people were just talking about their average day to day stuff... you know, shaving, bus ride, going for a walk kinda activities

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  • Contrarian
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    Actually you guys are lucky. You have to cary a bunch of shit for your jobs (assuming you need what you carry).

    I only need a laptop, my software, cellphone, and cables (yes, i carry them).

    Because I do primarily software support I often can get away without going on-site, I just take remote-control of their system. Since we don't have to go on-site as much anymore they are considering cutting down field support and just have a few dedicated people on the road. That means either I get another job or transfer to a job in the corporate office down the road. Either way, I probably lose getting to work at home a lot of the time.

    All because I don't need shit that forces me to go on site.

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  • skroo
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    Go kit

    OK, here's a rough rundown of what I'm usually carrying:

    - Laptop (ancient but venerable Hitachi VisionBook Pro)
    - OS w4r3z
    - CAT5 cabling (patch and crossover)
    - RJ-11 cabling, adapters, and breakouts for same
    - Yaesu FT-50R, SMA -> BNC adapter, and serial cable for same
    - Cellphone (doubles as silver box)
    - Red box
    - Can key
    - Alligator clips
    - 1.5-12V switchable cigarette lighter DC power adapter
    - Lock Knife
    - Allen Keys
    - Torx Keys
    - Screwdrivers (Philips & flathead)
    - Batteries (AA and AAA mainly)
    - Mini-Maglite

    Airline security loves me.

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  • codex
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    In my kid

    Can it be that no one else here carry's a console cable and adapters to conect to routers or other equiptment when physical access is possable?

    For Shame........

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  • erehwon
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    What's in my go kit?

    Depending on where it is I'm going, it could be some or all of the following....

    * Leatherman tool
    * Folding pocket knife (Always Emerson)
    * 550 paracord
    * Wristwatch
    * Cellphone
    * PalmPilot
    * Laptop
    * APS Camera
    * Flashlight (Preferably Sure-fire)
    * Two-way radio(s)
    * Something to read during idle time
    * Cat 5 and Crossover cables
    * Floppy disks and CDR's
    * Notepad and pencil
    * Business cards
    * PGP public key
    * Powerbars
    * Penguin mints
    * Glowsticks
    * Ziplock bags
    * Pocket first-aid kit
    * Extra forms of photo ID
    * Tilly or other floppy brimmed hat.
    * C4I.org shirt(s) - (Great to hand out if you're a bind!)

    And to carry it all around to wherever I'm headed....

    Blackhawk Force-5 bag with 100 oz hydration system.

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  • skroo
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    Am I the *only* one who keeps a midget in there for emergencies? What is wrong with you people?

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  • Contrarian
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    I just paid this years installment to my black hole provider. Wrote a big check to IRS.

    I'd rather have a TARDIS instead.

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  • converge
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    Re: oooooooooooooo!

    Originally posted by russ
    I'm digging the whole "blackhole" thing.
    they can get a little ++pricey, but you get what you pay for with em

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  • TechnoWeenie
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    a must have

    Lots of Advil...can not stress the importance of having these little guys..

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  • evilcow
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    muahah

    my go kit

    palm Vx
    laptop built in wireless, 10/100, cdrw.
    X-over & straightthrough cable.
    cdr's

    i think thats pretty much all i need.

    o !

    and a void cluster fucker. similar to a black hole..

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  • russ
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    oooooooooooooo!

    I'm digging the whole "blackhole" thing.

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