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James Wilson Brainerd Equipment

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When Jim is carrying up to 22.5 kg he is Unencumbered:

  • Move action in combat:   24 meters per round

    • on roads or footpaths:  70 kilometers per day

    • cross-country:  28 kilometers per day

 

When Jim is carrying 23 to 45 kg he is Loaded:

  • some skills are halved: Dodge, Climb, Jump, Swim, and other movement-related skills as the referee declares

  • Move action in combat is 18 meters per round

    • on roads or footpaths:  56 kilometers per day

    • cross-country:  22 kilometers per day

  • reduce STR to 11 for opposed tests

 

When Jim is carrying 46 to 90 kg he is Burdened:

  • many skills are halved:  Dodge, Climb, Jump, Sneak, Throw, all melee attacks, all parries, and others as the referee declares

  • some skills may not be possible:  Swim without flotation aids, for example

  • Move action in combat is 12 meters per round

    • on roads or footpaths:  42 kilometers per day

    • cross-country:  17 kilometers per day

  • reduce STR to 8 for opposed tests

 

When Jim is carrying more 90 kg he is Overloaded:

  • many skills are halved:  Martial Arts, Sneak, Throw, all attacks and parries, and others as the referee declares

  • many skills are not possible:   Swim, Climb, Jump, Dodge, and others as the referee declares

  • Move action in combat is not more than 3 meters per round

    • on roads or footpaths:  14 kilometers per day

    • cross-country:  6 kilometers per day

  • reduce STR to 4 for opposed tests

 

     His role kit and field gear total 31.4 kg; with survival gear, 43 kg.

 

role kit #2:  grenadier

#

item

kg

1

Stoner M22 assault rifle with 9 loaded magazines

8.2

1

M203 grenade launcher and sight (attached to M22 rifle)

1.4

1

grenadier vest (sized S, M, L or XL) to hold twenty-four 40mm grenades:

0.4

20

rounds 40mm M433 high explosive dual purpose

4.5

2

rounds 40mm MBA long range stunbag

0.5

2

rounds 40mm M583 white parachute flare

0.5

1

HP-35 pistol with 4 loaded magazines, holster, magazine pouch

2.0

2

M26A1 fragmentation grenades

0.9

1

12 gauge to 40mm chamber adapter

(0.3)

3

empty magazines for Stoner rifle or carbine

(0.4)

total

18.4

 

 field gear 

#

name

kg

1

Resistweave coverall, with name tape, Project patch, Engineer patch, and team patch

1.71

1

black beret, with Morrow Project badge

0.2

1

Morrow Project ID card (MPID)

--

1

Camillus pocket knife (shackle, 1 blade, bottle and can opener, screwdriver, punch)

--

1

note pad with pen and pencil

--

1

boots, black leather, one pair

1.52

1

KCB-70 knife with scabbard

0.77

1

M25A1 tank crew protective mask, in carrier, with hose and M10A1 filter canister. Mask includes microphone to attach to CVC helmet

2.83

1

Morrow Project M1 CBR kit in belt pouch, uses a "radio battery"

0.79

1

Morrow Project med kit in belt pouch, uses a "radio battery"

0.68

1

field dressing in olive drab belt pouch

0.1

1

AN/PRC-68 or AN/PRC-126 radio, with carry pouch, uses a "radio battery"

1.6

1

EM200 earpiece and transducer microphone

0.1

1

web belt w/two ammunition pouches, suspenders, compass case

1.2

1

lensatic compass with tritium markings

0.1

1

plastic 1-liter canteen, filled, with insulated cover and metal canteen cup

1.4

1

ammunition carrying bag

0.2

total

13.0

 

survival gear 

#

name

kg

1

LC-1 medium field pack (doesn't include the 1.4 kg frame)

1.5

1

5 quart (4.7 liter) folding canteen, nominally empty

0.2

7

freeze-dried LRP meals (0.32 kg each)

2.25

1

mess kit (mess tin, fork, knife, spoon, P38 can opener)

0.4

1

generator flashlight

0.2

4

boxes of strike-anywhere matches, in plastic waterproof container

0.1

1

spare Resistweave coveralls, with the usual patches

1.71

2

spare undershirts, shorts, and pairs of socks, various colors (usually gray, blue, or olive drab)

0.5

1

weapons cleaning kit (for rifles and pistols)

0.3

1

toiletry kit (hair comb, tooth brush, 2 boot laces, 45 needles, spool of olive drab thread, bar of soap, spare buttons, hand towel, small tube of tooth paste, safety razor, package of razor blades, canteen "gas mask" adapter, etc.)

0.5

1

coil 50 meters of "550 cord" (260 kg breaking strain)

0.33

1

sleeping bag and cover

2.0

1

waterproof nylon poncho, olive drab

0.4

1

poncho liner, camo

0.85

total

11.24

 

CBR gear 

#

name

kg

1

set AUIB protective clothing, tan or sage green; size S, M, L, or XL. The jacket has no hood, but the jacket and trousers have pockets. Comes sealed in a zippered plastic bag.

2.5

1

M5 field protective hood (for head and shoulders, under helmet; makes it difficult to hear the headphones)

0.2

1

M3 winterization kit for protective mask

0.1

1

black vinyl overboots, pair (sized)

1.4

1

chemical protective glove set (14 mil standard), in S, M, or L

0.2

1

CBR auxiliary equipment set:  skin decon kit, detector paper

0.1

1

SCALP set

0.6

total

5.3

 

vehicle crew gear 

#

name

kg

1

pair nomex gloves, size S, M, L or XL

0.1

1

CVC helmet, size S, M, or L

2.0

1

CVC helmet liner (OD cotton shell, nylon fleece lining), size S, M, or L

0.3

1

CVC fragmentation protective undergarment

1.0

total

3.4

 

cold weather kit

#

name

kg

1

knit watch cap, black wool

0.1

1

GI sun/wind/dust goggles, with dark insert; ballistic protection and laser safety

0.2

1

white wool scarf

0.1

1

commando sweater, olive drab wool

0.8

2

pairs of long underwear, gray knit wool

0.4

6

pairs socks, gray wool

0.6

1

pair cold weather black leather mittens, size S, M, L or XL

0.1

1

pair cold weather green wool glove liners, size S, M, L or XL

0.05

1

pair black winter boots with inserts, sized

2.2

1

cold weather trousers, olive drab, sized

1.6

1

cold weather hooded parka, olive drab, sized

1.9

1

Stoner Weapon System winter trigger

--

1

Resistweave coverall, white, sized S, M, L, or XL but actually super-oversize

2.0

1

pocket stove

0.1

50

hexamine stove fuel tabs

0.3

1

pair of magnesium snowshoes with bindings

2.4

1

can of wind/burn salve

0.1

1

plastic bottle (2 ounce) of cold weather weapon lubricant

0.07

total

13.0

 

desert kit 

#

item

kg

1

olive drab boonie hat

0.1

1

GI sun/wind/dust goggles, with dark insert; provide laser safety and ballistic protection

0.2

6

pairs socks, grey wool

0.6

1 6 ounce can of sunburn cream

0.2

1

6 ounce can of SPF 30 sunblock

0.2

1

2 ounce bottle of CLP oil

0.1

1

water filtration unit, Katadyn or equivalent

0.7

2

bottles of iodine water-purifying tables (50 tablets per bottle)

0.1

1

solar still water condensing kit

1.0

1

(extra) plastic 1-liter canteen, filled, with insulated cover and metal canteen cup

1.4

1

folding entrenching tool and cover

1.4

1

signal mirror, stainless steel

--

1

desert survival manual

0.1

1

wool commando sweater, tan

0.8

1

cold weather hooded parka, sized small, medium or large, tan

1.9

1

10 ounce bottle of rubbing alcohol

0.3

1

bandanna, tan

--

1

collapsible 20 liter water carrier (weight is 21 kg when full)

1.0

total

12.0

 

personal effects

#

item

kg

--

2 sheets 1/16 in vulcanized rubber; 20 sheets each of thin metal stock. Brass, copper, aluminum (6061), silver, stainless steel, mild steel; 2 sheets each of .020, .015, .010, .008, .006, .005, .004, .003, .002 (4 sheets). Total depth of sheet stock and runner sheets:  2.6 cm (the ammo can is 17 cm deep)

~2.5

3

flat plastic boxes with:

  • 98 x 2 cm diameter ball bearings; 31 per kg; 343 square cm area packed in one layer

  • 156 x 0.5 cm diameter ball bearings; 2253 per kg

  • 76 x 0.25 cm diameter ball bearings, 17,798 per kg

The interior "area" of an ammo can is 392 square centimeters, so all of this fills about 2 cm of can depth

3.3

4

plastic 150 cc containers (4 x 4 x 10 cm, about 60 grams of powder each) of lens grinding pastes (just the grit compound, there will be water in the future)

0.24

--

set of a couple dozen sheets of microfiche notes on how to build basic machine-building machines. Includes (among others) "Build Your Own Metal Working Shop From Scrap", by David Gingery, pub. 1980 (about 864 pages in seven volumes, so 14 microfiche sheets for this).

  • One 105mm x 148mm sheet of polyester microfiche will hold 98 photo-reduced (1:24 scale) page images per sheet.

--

1

13x lens and clip for basic hand-held microfiche reader (needs a light source, even strong ambient light will do)

0.2

1

optical "guts" for a microfiche projector-viewer (mostly the lens and lens mount)

0.4

4

spare pair of prescription glasses. Needed to read.

0.1

2

pair sun glasses

--

1

Mini Mag flashlight, with 4 spare bulbs and two Morrow Project rechargeable batteries

0.1

1

3 meter coil of rubber surgical tubing, 1/2in inner diameter, .125 wall; takes up about 2 cm of depth in ammo can

0.2

4

sets of 5 banjo strings

--

4

sets of 13 gut lute strings

--

8

vinyl Colorado School of Mines mascot stickers (blue and silver, showing "Blaster the Burro"), 1 now on Hard Hat

--

8

vinyl Colorado School of Mines school symbols (blue and silver), 1 now on locker in the Land Train

--

1

3.5" floppy diskette with perpetual nautical almanac (to 2100 AD) to work with the project PC

--

2

15 cm steel rules, marked in metric and English units

0.1

2

4 inch machinist’s squares (steel)

0.4

20

precision bubble levels (like this), 2.7 grams each

0.05

1

blue-and-white striped “engineer’s hat” 8 point cover, with Eagle Globe and Anchor insignia and E-5 USMC sergeant chevrons pin

 

gotta find a sergeant's chevrons

 

0.2

1

pair swim goggles

0.2

1

pair red nylon swim trunks

0.2

1

pair leather work gloves

0.25

1

set of dog tags on chain, along with silencers, P-38 can opener, plastic case with 2 pr. hunter’s earplugs

--

--

U.S. passport, CO driver’s license, DoD veteran card, discharge papers, college diploma, various engineer certificates, birth certificate, Social Security card

--

2

cotton bandanas, red and blue

--

1

pair shower sandals

0.3

total

8.6

 

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