Author Topic: What Every Day Cary item have survived a trip through the washer and dryer ?   (Read 684 times)

Offline Prepper Rob

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What Every Day Cary item have survived a trip through the washer and dryer ? 

My six foot tape measure, pen light and a cigarette x USB port power supply.

I love my cargo pants pockets and I thought I went through all of them.  

Prepper Rob

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Coins, paper money, my nitro pills except for the last time. I think the washer was having a heart attack and ate them all including the bottle.

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My Swiss Tech Utili-Key has been through the washer multiple times.  It's also been through TSA checks at least 20 times and nobody ever noticed.


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Coins, paper money, my nitro pills except for the last time. I think the washer was having a heart attack and ate them all including the bottle.

No......seems your washer turned them into funny pills.  :rofl:


I'd say my old timer knife has been washed numerous times.

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I have this curse of "out of the house" pants, "in the shop" pants, and "lazy" pants so I am really bad. The dumbest was my Zippo but the most common are the little folding utility knives. I tend to drop them in a pocket and... they're gone.

The knives just need a quick dry and oil but boy does one feel like a fool drying, refilling, and replacing the flint on a Zippo that got the laundry treatment.

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Package of chewing gum. Makes a sticky job after the dryer. :-[

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Bic lighters, tourniquet, Carmex, ear plugs, bandanna and cordage.

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My pants, shirts, socks, and underwear have all survived and are still in regular use for EDC.

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Traditional Swiss Army knives sail right through without a problem for me. I don’t know how some of the newer ones with the harder steels would do, but the old stainless steel stuff really is stainless.

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Package of chewing gum. Makes a sticky job after the dryer. :-[


Ugh......I'd more than likely be dead meat if I left gum in my jeans... :-\