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Sillcock key

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Not bushcraft related but urban convenience, although I could imagine this being "urban survival" in Ukraine right now.

Awesome for travellers. It's a tool for getting water from industrial, commercial, government sites; all those places that have taps with no handles. I bought a couple, mostly because of my dog. I bought a popular 4 way key design (4 different sized tap undoers). It's really a bit big and heavy for my normal urban kit which just has a few essential useful things, but it seems like a worthwhile tool. If anyone knows the most common size for udoing taps on these buildings, I'd love to know; you can get single size sillcock keys that are smaller and lighter.

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I have a brass one of these, its always clipped to my backpack. Very handy
 

Kindlling

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Not bushcraft related but urban convenience, although I could imagine this being "urban survival" in Ukraine right now.

Awesome for travellers. It's a tool for getting water from industrial, commercial, government sites; all those places that have taps with no handles. I bought a couple, mostly because of my dog. I bought a popular 4 way key design (4 different sized tap undoers). It's really a bit big and heavy for my normal urban kit which just has a few essential useful things, but it seems like a worthwhile tool. If anyone knows the most common size for udoing taps on these buildings, I'd love to know; you can get single size sillcock keys that are smaller and lighter.

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Brilliant thing to have in this age .
 

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Yes, it's being driven by the US edc / bugout bag movement, along with lock picking.
Good to keep a shorter couple meter length of hose , plus a couple tap fitting sizes . If you need to have a hose off anywhere around the country while traveling I found.
 
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