The ripSPOOL™ is a lightweight complete field repair kit that can also be used for multiple survival and bushcraft task to include: first aid, fire starting, fishing and navigation.
The ripSPOOL™ was the brainchild of Daniel at Battlbox and Rob at Exotac. We focused on creating something unique, useful and sexy without compromise. It started out as an easy way to carry duct tape and evolved into a comprehensive field repair kit.
U.S Patent No. D859,960
- High-Strength Synthetic Line - Over 60 feet (18M) of 30lb test synthetic braided line to be used for re-stitching gear, creating tools or as an improvised fishing kit.
- Heavy Duty Repair Tape - The over 50in. (127cm) of repair tape can be used for patching holes, as an improvised bandage, creating bush-crafting tools or even as tinder (yes it's flammable!)
- #16 Sail Needle - The sail needle is retained by an o-ring in the line spool so it can be used as an improvised awl / thimble. Pull it out, attach thread and reinsert for sewing.
- Firecord™ Lanyard - The included lanyard has an inner (red) core that can be pulled out and used as tinder. It burns like a candle wick and can be lit with any EXOTAC ferrocerium firestarter.