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Being a firm believer that a truly functional save-a-dive kit is BUILT rather than bought, what is in yours that you consider indispensable?
I know many out there (myself included) take "be prepared" to the extreme and could fill the trunk of their car with everything they'd LIKE to have with them. But for the purposes of this discussion let's think about keeping the kit the size of the plastic box a mask comes in, or a quart-sized ziploc bag.
hp and lp plugs
surgical tubing several sizes
bungee several sizes
Tums( for the acid reflux)
misc screws, plugs
This is just whats in my offical save a dive kit. I also carry extra hp and lp hoses of various lengths, extra regs, and an extra can light.
I carry a lot of the same things TreyR does less the bungee cords, bicycle tube, etc. I carry lots of non-prescription meds like Sudafed, tri-antibiotic creme, cold sore creme, excedrin PM, Imodium, silicone lube for cameras, multi-tool, eye drops, small wrench, and special ear drops I make using alcohol, hydrogen perox, tea tree oil & grapefruit seed extract. I also use Ricola green tea lozenges for dry throat between dives. I do have some prescription pain pills - Tylenol-Cod - that I also carry. I have to say I have been able to help another diver or two on every trip.
I have the normal assortment of "stuff"....o-rings, tools, straps, duct tape and the such. I also carry some energy bars (carb up to warm up between dives), glucose (in cases where there may be a diabetic on board), Rantidine (aka Zantac, for allergic reactions, its a great H-2 inhibitor...oh yeah its for heartburn too) and also chapstick! Nothing more annoying than chapped lips on the ride home from a dive.
Boy Scout knife
Hemostat--good for picking up stuff, getting into small places where fingers won't do
Nail clippers--to cut the zip tie nice and close
Octo holder--comes in handy for many purposes
A good length of thin cord to make lanyards, hold pencils to the slate, etc.
A couple of dollar bills seem to find their way in the box