Sunday, June 25, 2006

George's Packing List

(pulled off a door where I have kept it taped up for convenient reference- hopefully someone will find this vaguely useful)

Have within easy reach in the car:
Pre-registration packet
ID and proof of SCA membership

Tent, poles, ropes & stakes, ground cloth, something to pound stakes with. (Do assemble tent at least once before Pennsic to make sure everything is still there).
Fly for tent/shade.
Disposable mat for door to wipe feet/store shoes.
Shovel. (trench around tent if rainy, sump pit regardless).
Stuff to sleep on. I have a platform bed now. Air mattress, sheets, blankets, or sleeping bag and pad. Air pump. Pillows.
Coleman lantern, battery powered lantern, flashlight, little tea light lanterns for outside tent to mark which one is my tent so I can find it.
Batteries for anything that needs batteries.
Spare mantles for the Coleman lantern.
Clothes. (spare set in ziplock bag left in truck for dire emergencies and one set of mundanes to go home in). Undies.
Extra Socks.
Court Garb.
Rain cloak.
Cloak for warmth (it can get cold at night).
Something to store garb on- if you have a way to hang it, that's great!
Shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, hairbrush, hair ties, and all other toiletries including feminine necessaries.
Folding table.
water/drinks only cooler
water bottles.
Coleman stove, lighter.
Fire extinquisher
Pan for heating water.
Dishpan and dish soap. Sos pads.
Dish towels.
Large frying pan and sauce pan.
cutting board.
Mixing spoon, spatula, sharp knife.
extra silverware, extra coffee cups (expect company).
Drinking mugs, ideally with leash or other personalization.
Wine glasses, tasting glass.
cork screw, can opener.
Olive oil.
veggie peeler
eating dishes.
Dutch oven.
Ziplock bags.
Garbage bags.
First aid kit
Pepto bismol, Tums, Band-Aids, Tylenol, decongestant, and any other drug you could possibly want, including your prescription drugs. There is a fridge at Chirugeon point for refrigerated drugs if you really need it.
Phone card.
Camera, film.
Baldrics and other necessary insignia/uniforms.
Scroll case.
Extra cloth to cover unsightly things, or to use to carry things.
Shortwave radio for weather reports.
Any booze. Wine racks.
Needlepoint or other to-hand craft.
Notebook, pens.
Duct tape and clothespins.
Shield, Armor, weapons, rivits or other things for repair and maintennance of armor and weapons.
Authorization cards
Ace bandages and tiger balm.
Fighting boots
*COMFORTABLE* shoes, ideally two or more pairs, so if one is wet, you can change. Do not bring NEW shoes. Blisters suck at Pennsic.
Extra Socks.
Carrying baskets.
Gift baskets, if needed.
Extra ciggies if you smoke.
Banners and a way to hang them.
Small fans.
Toolkit: Screwdriver, pliers, cutters, files, hammer
Wagon or cart
grate to go over sump pit (scout the neighborhood for thrown out fridges and use the shelves).

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