The Throwdown Thread

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Post by Ranked Below » Mon Jan 28, 2008 10:10 pm

DON'T TREAD ON ME wrote:Alright, alright....I'll throw my hat* in!






Even if my "hat" in this case, as compared to yours (Doc's) and Gunny's and a few others, makes my "hat" look like nothing more than a multi-colored beanie, with a propeller on top!



So, who's first???
I throw my perfect hat in.......
Tada!
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Post by HurricaneDad » Mon Jan 28, 2008 10:11 pm

DON'T TREAD ON ME wrote:
Medic wrote: [X]Figment of TFB's warped imagination
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We're still waitin' for ya to show up, TFB!

Fixed that for you, Medic!!!!!

(as well as giggity-goo, TFB!)
I knew that I was missing something! Thanks for the fix!

Hey, TFB? *chirrup* Where you at?
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Post by TheFreakinBear » Mon Jan 28, 2008 10:21 pm

I'm right here. I'm sad because my bag isn't here yet. Ranked Below, please quite posting stupid shit. Check your PMs.
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Post by The Highwayman » Mon Jan 28, 2008 10:21 pm

Ranked Below wrote:
DON'T TREAD ON ME wrote:Alright, alright....I'll throw my hat* in!






Even if my "hat" in this case, as compared to yours (Doc's) and Gunny's and a few others, makes my "hat" look like nothing more than a multi-colored beanie, with a propeller on top!






So, who's first???
I throw my perfect hat in.......
Tada!
:roll:


Seriously, WTF?!?!?!


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Did you let RB out of his friggen' cage again?!?!?!




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Post by TheFreakinBear » Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:40 am

Ok, still waiting for my bag but to tide you over here's a link to my Trauma Bag and I'll post my Stomp II in here when I get it.
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Post by Dave_M » Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:57 am

TheFreakinBear wrote:Ok, still waiting for my bag but to tide you over here's a link to my Trauma Bag and I'll post my Stomp II in here when I get it.
If it's not here by the 31st....
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Post by Tetra Grammaton Cleric » Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:54 am

No TFTB but here comes the kits that have already crucified all other kits along the Appian Way to stand here in the Throwdown thread...


T - G - C ! *cue attractive girl cheerleaders*.




Here's how it began back at the pre-throwdown press conference...

Tetra Grammaton Cleric wrote:
JIM wrote:
Tetra Grammaton Cleric wrote:That is the BEST Lego helicopter I have ever seen. Holland Rocks!

Maybe Jim could make a comedy defibrillator out of Lego for Cz's funny. That would be pretty hilarious. :wink:


:lol:
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Seriously.. Don't piss the Lego off: :lol:

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Anyhow.. where's your FAK, Tetra-dude?
:lol:

Right here Jim-dude,

A packet of these...
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A trauma pack full of these...
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And a packet of these...
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:wink:

I love that Lego Glock btw, that's sheer win in and of itself. 8)
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That was on page 3 btw,
Hometown Slugger tried a poor man's homage to my great pre-emptive win marker on page 15
but fell greatly short. Sorry buddy, read the whole thread before trying to throw down some funny.
You're in the presence of greatness here Slugger buddy ole pal, even the mighty comedy monolith Czechnology admits the ha-ha greatness that is TGC.


And then the bell went ding-ding and TGC came out swinging...
Tetra Grammaton Cleric wrote:So, as a precursor to my kit winning the Throwdown thread
I thought I would create this thread to put together the winning Throwdown entry
and also give it's own thread the same as all the other FAK's, etc.

Let's start by saying I'm not a combat medic,
nor a proffessional medic,
nor do I have extensive first aid training.
I am however a single father of a four year old who spends a good chunk of his time
travelling the back roads of Western Australia for work
and occassionally camping, shooting and hunting in the rural parts of WA,
sometimes solo, sometimes in small numbers
- so my first aid gear is designed around all that.

It is a modular setup designed to be able to be mounted onto a backpack
via molle or alice attachments
as well as function individually such as a stand alone home/backyard/outing go-to arrangement
out to being detached from the backpack out in the bush and taken as a seperate unit to a trauma situation
(hunting accident, etc).

So without any further longwinded bs here she is (sorry about the phone photos)...














Are you ready?













Here we go...






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o0O0oh Tacticool. :lol:








Let's unzip and open up the first pouch shall we?

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What's in the top half of the clamshell? (a Blow Out Medic Pouch daisy chained by malice clips to the other two Blow Out Pouches).
Let's have a looksee.

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This is the BooBoo part of the FAK components.

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SPF30+ Sunburn Cream and Lucas' Papaw Ointment.

The Sunburn stuff speaks for itself but Lucas' Ointment lays claim to relieve, cleanse, protect and facilitate healing
of minor burns, chafing, minor cuts and abrasions, cracked skin,
chapped or windburnt lips (prevention and cure),
gravel rash, splinters, minor open wounds, minor insect bites and nappy rash. (In other words it's BooBoo cream - works good too)

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Here's whats in the Elmo baggie which is appropriately marked Kids Bandaids.

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Wiggles bandaids.

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Eighties Flouro coloured waterproof "Sports" bandaids.
And of course different sized Shrek bandaids (a couple of them are a really good larger size) that I don't have a decent close up of.

Bandaids/Eye Kit
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Next we have some serious Flexible Bandage Strips, Knuckle Dressings and Fingertip Dressings
that accompany some seperately bagged Eyepads.


Let's move down to the lower half of the Clamshell
and check out what we have on hand to deal with slightly more serious BooBoos.


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A Neato Pair of Tweezers.
Paracetemol, Ibuprofen, Tea Tree Oil Antiseptic, Murine Eye treatment/relief, and some Fixomull.

Secondary to that lot is the OMFG I rolled an ankle, hurt a muscle/joint/etc gear with the Sport's Bandage
and Salonpas relief appliques (that a Vietnamese chick put me onto).

Not seen is some Immodium in a sheet of tablets,
a small eyedropper vial of Treatment for Conjunctivitus of the eyes (which the flies carry out in the deep wheatbelt)
and a small pair of Folding Scissors.
All of which are still in the same pocket the Salonpas came out of
(behind where the medicines is mounted).

I moved after the fact one of the packets of Cotton Applicator Buds
from the second pouch to sit alongside the Tea Tree Oil.
I'll get some Cotton Wool Balls as well and stuff them behind the Sunburn Cream.
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Let's move on to the next Blow Out Pouch

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wooah!


What's in here?


Let's check out the top half of the second clamshell. We're heading into Serious BooBoo/Borderline IFAK country now.

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PPE (includes Admin) and Trauma Shears.
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Trauma Shears, Nitrile Gloves, Hazardous Waste Disposal Bags, Biohazard Sticker, Face Shield, Steri-Swabs,
Biro/Pen, Patient Notebook, First Aid Thumbnail Guide and FAK/IFAK Inventory.


Sterile Prep.
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Larger Steri-Swabs, Cotton Applicator Buds, Wet Prep Green Soap Sponges and Steri-Sticks.
(There was 3 Tincture of Benzoin Steri-Sticks but as you can see one of them scored a leak due to a clumsy repack. D'oh!)

Next we have...
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Two Triangular Bandages.


So moving down to the bottom half of the second clamshell...

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We have...

The Closures Kit.
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Sterile Wound Closure Strips.


Clean Wounds Kit.
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Melior Combine Trauma Dressing (9cm x 20cm), Multiple sizes of Melolite and Tagaderm.


And of course...

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Two different sizes of Gauze/Crepe bandages, Some Safety Pins and two rolls of Adhesive Bandages.


So let's move on. The final Pouch, the rest of the IFAK zone, awaits...


Let's unzip that baby...


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o0OOO000OOO0oh Motherfuckin' gauze and tape. Be still my zombie huntin' heart.



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The top half of the third clamshell first...

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Let's break this puppy down.


Saline Kit.
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Saline Irrigation and Sterile Wound Irrigation Syringe.


Gauze Swabs.
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And of course Tape. On a handydandy lanyard no less.



Going downstairs for the last time now...

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Burn Kit.
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And The compulsory lotsa Rolls of Gauze.
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So, that's it. Let's zip her back up.


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So that's the FAK and the IFAK all in the same amazingly tacticool set-up
that everyone was so in awe of it that as of the 30th of January (Australian WST)
the only negative comment (about my kit that is, negative comments about Ranked Below are to be expected and therefore don't count)
that folks could muster in over two pages of thread was that I should have had Sesame Street bandaids in the kiddy bag part of the kit
(Silly Medic, the bandaids are in an Elmo baggy, nyaaah nyaah).

And so to the Squad Trauma Bag...

Any situation that exceeds either my capabilities or the capabilities of my FAK/IFAK
can be dealt with by the judicious deployment of the contents of the Squad Trauma Bag and it's After Care Kit.

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A very nice bag, loaded to the nines as one can see.
Also, yes Virginia - that is a Cold Steel Recon Tanto strapped to the shoulder strap.




So, let's open this puppy up...

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w00t! Wait! What? What is that delicous scent?


mmmm, it smells like Victory.


But for the coup de grace, the After Care Kit...

For anything not able to be handled by the FAK, IFAK or the SQUAD TRAUMA BAG
is easily taken care of by the contents of the AFTER CARE KIT...

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Post by DocOutlands » Wed Jan 30, 2008 11:53 am

Sounds like Louisiana politics and voting style, to me... :roll:
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Post by hailstoneMT » Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:53 pm

Here's the big one.

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So ya, guns are great, but you can multi task with a saw...




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or mabey you need the fak because of the saw????

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Post by The Highwayman » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:42 pm

TGC, I'm not even bothering to quote you in my response, as I already have one hellacious headache from your gawddamn fuzzy-ass phone pics....Which, by the way, you drunken Aussie wank, you have aleady attacked our senses with once before!

Then, you try to make up for the utter disregard for those of us who subjected ourselves to looking at that mess, by PICTURES of booze, (not only that, but pictures of booze on the other side of the globe!!!), but then stole another poster's "death cards"?!?!?!


COMPLETE FAIL!!!!!!!
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Post by Jamie » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:44 pm

TGC,

Could you re-post those pic, only wider and crappier... :roll:
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Post by Shiner86 » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:56 pm

nfa wrote:TGC,

Could you re-post those pic, only wider and crappier... :roll:
Don't encourage him. He might find a way to do it.

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Post by TheFreakinBear » Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:09 pm

Shiner86 wrote:
nfa wrote:TGC,

Could you re-post those pic, only wider and crappier... :roll:
Don't encourage him. He might find a way to do it.
Wait, are we talking about TGC...or his troll account: Ranked Below?
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Post by Tetra Grammaton Cleric » Wed Jan 30, 2008 11:37 pm

So, y'all finally figured out that Ranked Below is my trolling account?
Well I guess I'm busted.
I created that account to use when I am cranked up on cheap meth so it wouldn't affect my relationships on ZS.

Sorry everyone.
Can a nice mod permaban my Ranked Below account so that the temptation to continue to use it is taken out of my hands?


















:wink: :twisted:

Okay, back to the Throwdown...


Seriously, the only thing you can criticise is the quality of some of the pics and a teensy tiny bit of sidescrolling?
FTL people.
You'all know dang well it's because there is no actual criticsm you can level
at my amazingly original and perfectly tailored to my situation and abilities FAK/IFAK design.
Y'all know that you are unable to bring criticsm or smacktalk to bear
because of the fact that you are insanely jealous of such an original concept.
Mount a complete modular FAK/IFAK to your BOB/Backpack thereby getting around the issue
of how you carry a separate aid bag that ZombieCleaner raised back in the thread?
WTF? That TGC is a freaking genius. Genius.
Have the FAK/IFAK demountable for day to day or remote use?
Sure it's been done with things like Haji's company's Blowout med bag but not on this scale.
That damn Aussie.
He's a genius alright. A Genius.

DTOM,
I stole another poster's death cards? - Please Mr StompIIGunnyclonasaurus (:P), read the fine print.
I had those Condolence cards up on page three of this thread,
Mr Hometown johnnycomelately Slugger plagarised me on page 15.

Ya'll know I have ya'll fucked when it comes to originality, practicality, tailored to individual use and ability
and that my FAK/IFAK sets a new standard for the everyman/woman ZS member
who is not a medical proffessional so ya'll is throwing stones at teh pics.
Meh, losers.

And what is TFTB still posting in this thread for?
Even if his "sack" turns up in time it's just going to be another StompIIGunnyclonasaurus so what's the point?

Ya'll just lie down and let me use your prostrate forms as a winner's podium.

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Post by The Highwayman » Thu Jan 31, 2008 12:31 am

TGC wrote:ya'll, ya'll, ya'll ya'll........

So, now you're some kind of Aussie- Redneck hybrid?!?!?! :lol:



This here southern fella gives ya'll two thumbs DOWN TGC.....


But, thanks fer th' imitashun/compliment, tho'!


Get it? Imitation being the sincerest form of flattery and all.... [/i]
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Post by TheFreakinBear » Thu Jan 31, 2008 8:40 am

Tetra Grammaton Cleric wrote:And what is TFTB still posting in this thread for? Even if his "sack" turns up in time it's just going to be another StompIIGunnyclonasaurus so what's the point?
I hope you choke on a pretzel.

I posted A bag. Not my Stomp II but A bag. I posted a link because I didn't feel like copying the whole post onto here.

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Post by Shiner86 » Thu Jan 31, 2008 5:30 pm

Hey guys, TFB's Stomp II is here. Help me think of creative ways to distract him so that he doesn't get it posted in time.

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Post by kyle » Thu Jan 31, 2008 5:50 pm

Shiner86 wrote:Hey guys, TFB's Stomp II is here. Help me think of creative ways to distract him so that he doesn't get it posted in time.
Hide it.
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Post by Shiner86 » Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:16 pm

kyle wrote:
Shiner86 wrote:Hey guys, TFB's Stomp II is here. Help me think of creative ways to distract him so that he doesn't get it posted in time.
Hide it.
I literally walked right by him with this big Stomp II bag in my arms and he didn't even bat an eyelash.

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Post by TheFreakinBear » Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:23 pm

kyle wrote:Hide it.
You. You are a bastard.

Shiner86 wrote:I literally walked right by him with this big Stomp II bag in my arms and he didn't even bat an eyelash.
You. You are lucky I love you and that you are cute.

To the both of you. She got lucky. I was engorging myself with steamed rice with sweet and sour sauce. MMMMMmmmm Tasty. Pics of my bag to follow.
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Post by DocOutlands » Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:57 pm

Shiner86 wrote:Hey guys, TFB's Stomp II is here. Help me think of creative ways to distract him so that he doesn't get it posted in time.
Boobs, lady, boobs! When he heads for the keyboard, bare 'em! Back away slowly, smirking and wiggling your hips! Repeat as often as needed until after midnight!

Well, that's always worked on me, anyway...
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Post by Erik » Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:58 pm

I'm going to laugh so hard if TFB runs out of time...

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Post by DocOutlands » Thu Jan 31, 2008 7:03 pm

TGC wrote:You'all know dang well it's because there is no actual criticsm you can level
at my amazingly original and perfectly tailored to my situation and abilities FAK/IFAK design.
You lack medical droids, an exam table, or a bacta tank. You don't even have a SINGLE potion of CLW!!
FAIL!

Oh, and it is y'all, not ya'll. See, the apostrophe replaces missing letters. In this case, you are contracting "you all" by removing the "ou" from "you" and leaving "all" in its entirety. Ergo, you spell it "y'all" FTW. :D
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Post by IllicitDreams » Thu Jan 31, 2008 7:31 pm

I'm saving the best for last...

It will own you all. You'll see.


Ok so maybe it won't but dammit it's mine.
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