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Pockets?
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DeadCarp    Posted 06-02-2003 at 21:45:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
Wanted to mention i appreciate the Photo Gallery additions - they sometimes go unmentioned but it's a nice way to visit around without burning gas :)
Now to pockets: They say we are what's in our pockets. Once in a play in country school, my character was supposed to pull a frog from his pocket so i also i took a dare to haul out a roll of toilet paper - got rave reviews :) Well i've changed some but my pockets haven't. Think about yours right now. Mine carry a wallet, red rag, 3 rings of keys (even thouth i hate to lock stuff), 2 pens and a pencil, assorted cards and receipts, smokes & lighter, some change, a Leatherman AND Stanley knife, assorted nails & screws, 3 combination wrenches (7/16", 1/2" & 9/16") 10-ft steel tape & a tire-filler valve for the air compressor. Does that say anything? What's in yours? :)


Hal/WA    Posted 06-04-2003 at 17:50:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
Have you noticed that the pockets are always the first thing to wear out on a pair of jeans? Mine always have--the worst is the one where I carry my slip joint pliers for fixing fence. Oh well...


BadMoon    Posted 06-04-2003 at 01:37:50       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Picture This! I wear rental uniforms Lt green shirt/Dark green trousers every where every day.
Top Left shirt pocket-Memo tablet, lead pencil, black med ink pen...
Top Right shirt pocket-Levi Garrett plug, wrist watch(broke band)...
Left Front Trouser pocket-3 blade Buck knife(bought it at a rod&gun club in Gelnhausen, Germany in Mar 1973)...
Right Front Trouser Pocket-assorted coin change, nail clippers...
Left Rear Trouser Pocket-Hankie, another plug of Levi-Garrett...
Right Rear Trouser Pocket- Almost empty wallet, Key ring full of keys hangs on right side belt loop


BOSS    Posted 06-03-2003 at 19:07:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
Just the word pockets reminded me of my Dad, when we were growing up.
He would always carry a Zippo lighter, one of the huge ones and about $10.00 in change, all in the same pocket. When he would walk around, it would sound like he was wearing spurs. It got real loud when he would run around.
I will never forget that sound as long as I live, we still tease him about it to this day.


Jim in Michigan    Posted 06-04-2003 at 18:09:03       [Reply]  [No Email]
My dad always fiddled with his change,,we could always find him by the jingling noise he made....Jim


Redneck    Posted 06-03-2003 at 18:30:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
An old Victorinox,my eq. keys,and 4 old quarters that I don't spend,one for each member of my family.Got everything else in a 50 cal. box that gets swaped around to different trucks.


Jim(MO)    Posted 06-03-2003 at 09:54:24       [Reply]  [No Email]
Billfold, pocket comb,(Don't know why, just a 50 year habit) and keys. Carried a Swiss Amy Knife for 25 years and just recently lost it. Can't find a replacement, every place I look just has the Leatherman or knock offs. Don't care too much for them.


Donna from Mo    Posted 06-03-2003 at 15:53:26       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Check on Ebay: my husband lost an old Kay-bar pocket knife he loved; his brother bought him a brand new one to replace it, but it wasn't made like the old one, wouldn't hold an edge when he sharpened it. But I found loads of really old ones on Ebay. I bought him two so he'd have a spare, and he's happy as a lark.


Jim(MO)    Posted 06-04-2003 at 13:51:18       [Reply]  [No Email]
I have some spotted on e-Bay. There is an incredible assortment. Prefer to buy local but beginning to think that's not going work. Gonna look at one more place in KC then make a bid.


skinwhittler    Posted 06-03-2003 at 06:38:24       [Reply]  [No Email]
fight'n rooster knife, old bandana, keys are in the truck- thems of you that don't condoan leavin keys in your truck ought to try to start mine! lol


Fawteen    Posted 06-03-2003 at 07:02:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
Heh, heh, heh...

Saw something somewhere about 10 reasons why it was safe to leave yer keys in a farm truck.

One was that nobody but the owner could start the durn thing anyway. Another was "It's hard to steal a truck when everybody in the neighborhood is waving at ya.."


yessirree-    Posted 06-03-2003 at 08:01:28       [Reply]  [No Email]
if'n you don't hold your mouth just right it wont start even with the keys...


bob ny    Posted 06-03-2003 at 04:14:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
pocket knife,change,two used screws,a washer and an inhaler


Fawteen    Posted 06-03-2003 at 03:24:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
At work, I carry a ring of keys, a Schrade Old Timer pocketknife, a little change, my wallet, a notebook (my portable memory) and a pen.

At home, I carry a Gerber folding knife clipped to the inside of my waistband. I like to travel light...


Salmoneye    Posted 06-03-2003 at 01:31:51       [Reply]  [No Email]
Zippo lighter and a small Swiss Army knife with an LED flashlight attached...

All a man needs to survive in the woods for a month...

;-)


DeadCarp - survival    Posted 06-03-2003 at 07:27:13       [Reply]  [No Email]
My dad was sorta a survival nut - he thought i not only had to be good enough to feed our own but also top quickly train any other family heads that might wander thru. His idea of a wintertime survival kit was a 22, hatchet, a wool blanket and waterproof matches. So it really don't take much - oh i'd add a case of toilet paper now :)


JoeK    Posted 06-02-2003 at 22:04:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
Gonna hafta pass on this'n DC,as at the moment I ain't got no pockets....:)


Jim/Pa    Posted 06-03-2003 at 16:46:04       [Reply]  [No Email]
.38Colt revolver,pocket knife,ring of keys,nail clippers,comb,wallet,hanky,can of Cope


Clod    Posted 06-04-2003 at 06:30:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
Empty.


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