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Discussion in 'Airline Pilots' started by This is My Screen Name, Mar 4, 2017.

  1. Screaming_Emu

    Screaming_Emu You people

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    I go on much longer trips but here's what I pack.

    22" Rollaboard:
    2 Uniform Shirts
    1 Uniform pants
    7 Sets of undershirts/boxers/socks (3 white/4 black)
    1 Pair of hiking pants (can wear them multiple days, wash them in the hotel sink if you need to)
    2-3 other shirts (at least one with a collar)
    1 Fleece
    1 Packable lightweight down jacket
    1 set of workout shorts/shirt
    1 pair of running shoes
    1 Toiletry kit

    35L backpack
    1 DSLR camera and three lenses
    1 Gorillapod (small tripod for camera)
    1 Laptop
    1 Work iPad
    1 Portable espresso maker/ground espresso
    1 long sleeve exoficio shirt to wear in cruise
    1 Bag of assorted chargers and adaptors.
    1 A book/magazine

    It's definitely a learning curve. For your first 6 months to a year you'll be dragging around crap that you will never use. When you're unpacking at the end of a trip look through and make note of what you didn't use the entire time you were out.
     
  2. Acrofox

    Acrofox All fox

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    I take coffee very seriously. ^_^ It's as good as you can get, portably. Takes some manual skill, knowing your altitude and being able to calculate the boiling point of water, and understanding how water cools over time for a given kettle / volume... but a lot of that can be calibrated by taste.

    I roast my own, but there are some good alternatives out there commercially that do mail-order. 99.999% of coffee sold/served/shipped in the US still sucks horribly, but here are a few of the really good ones:
    • Victrola
    • Dogwood
    • Zoka
    • Four barrel
    • Sightglass
    • Verve
    • Sweet bloom
    • Stumptown
    • Gaslight
    • Counter culture
    • Herkimer
    • Boxcar
    • Novo
    • Intelligentsia
    • Chromatic

    -Fox
     
  3. CFIT99

    CFIT99 I'm probably commenting ironically...

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    is there another kind?
     
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  4. Jack-A-Roe

    Jack-A-Roe Well-Known Member

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    Magnum condoms. Wad of hundreds.
     
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  5. learhawkerbe400

    learhawkerbe400 Well-Known Member

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    Wearing a work shirt more than once is NOT very mainline.
     
  6. cmhumphr

    cmhumphr Well-Known Member

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    Out here looking like Stone Cold Steve Austin. More beer, more vodka, more whiskey, and more beer!
     
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  7. Adler

    Adler Low-Level Individual

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  8. Jack-A-Roe

    Jack-A-Roe Well-Known Member

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    What is this?
     
  9. Autothrust Blue

    Autothrust Blue "This is a God damn waste of time!"

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    I always feel really dumb when I bring my laptop with—to write a paper, let's say—and yet wind up with no time to use it due to "operational difficulties."
     
  10. Adler

    Adler Low-Level Individual

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    I thought for sure you were quoting Sunny.
     
  11. ian

    ian Well-Known Member

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    I wear 1 uniform shirt for any trip that is 4 days or less.....

    #tier1
     
  12. JordanD

    JordanD Sizeable Member

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  13. Jack-A-Roe

    Jack-A-Roe Well-Known Member

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    I was quoting Dr. Mantis Toboggan
     
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  14. bimmerphile

    bimmerphile Open-Air Member

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    Southernjets 717 capt in Scranton PA. Rollaboard with folding bike on hook and stabilizer strap around suitcase
    Me: "wow, that's a great idea"
    Sub komander: *scowls at bimmerphile*
    guess he thought I was sarcastic
     
  15. ClarkGriswold

    ClarkGriswold Non Nutritive Cereal Varnish Engineer

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    This.
     
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  16. Dexter

    Dexter Hop off there, Blonde Ambition Tour

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    ITT the JC autism shines
     
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  17. Screaming_Emu

    Screaming_Emu You people

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    Not when you fly freight and only wear the thing when you're close to the ground.
     
  18. Screaming_Emu

    Screaming_Emu You people

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    FIFY
     
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  19. Screaming_Emu

    Screaming_Emu You people

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    Do you hand them out to other people or something?
     
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  20. cmhumphr

    cmhumphr Well-Known Member

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    Lol! I'm dying reading that.
     
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