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    Ghost Whale Pouches - Mars Red

    The Mars Red Ghost Whale pouches seem to be pretty popular - there aren't any Super Mini, Mini, or Small available right now and only 2 of the A5s...

    I have two of the mini's to set up as on-the-go First Aid Kits (FAKs) to keep in my Every Day Carry (EDC) bags... I haven't had time yet, which is why no pic.

    So, what are you all using them for?
    and is red just a colour you like, a contrast, or a signal....
    I like all the blues and greys...and all the happy citrus colours too! My search unicorn is the Sapphire Dyneema original Small Shop Bag...

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    Honestly, I have good intentions of using my Ghost Whales. I did buy the mini and small sizes in Mars Red in an attempt to pare down my mini emergency kit. Right now I use a small double Iberian OP and actually that works great. I put the stuff I want quick access to in the front and other things like an extra pair of contacts, a tiny foldable scissor, and other stuff in the back. Yesterday I purchased a Mars Red super mini for Mr. pammy. He always has to keep his migraine meds with him. And currently he is using a single red first aid pouchkin but sometimes he wants a little bigger pouch to carry additional things. But in our house, Iberian or Mars Red or even Monarch pouches denote first aid of some kind because they're easy to spot, say, at the beginning of a migraine. Sort of bummed that Iberian is retiring, but keeping hopeful that we will see another type of red halcyon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by G42 View Post
    The Mars Red Ghost Whale pouches seem to be pretty popular - there aren't any Super Mini, Mini, or Small available right now and only 2 of the A5s...

    I have two of the mini's to set up as on-the-go First Aid Kits (FAKs) to keep in my Every Day Carry (EDC) bags... I haven't had time yet, which is why no pic.

    So, what are you all using them for?
    and is red just a colour you like, a contrast, or a signal....
    It was not I! (OK, I ordered one of the Super Minis in Mars Red on Debut Day… but I'm not responsible for the current dearth of Mars Red GWOPs, because I ordered all of those other sizes in Mars Red long ago!)

    Can we blame (er, give “credit” to) @maverick for his enabling video that showed a Mars Red Super-Mini Ghost Whale Organizer Pouch?

    Both he and I had been asking for a Red color option during that long period after Crimson and Cardinal Ballistic Nylon was retired. I’m so glad that Mars Red has proved popular

    moriond

    (And I can’t give you a use case for the Super-Mini GWOP until it arrives.

    moriond

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    Quote Originally Posted by moriond View Post
    (And I can’t give you a use case for the Super-Mini GWOP until it arrives.

    moriond
    I didn't have a need/reason either, a Viridian one just jumped in my cart!

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    For a first aid kit, lol.


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    Quote Originally Posted by G42 View Post
    The Mars Red Ghost Whale pouches seem to be pretty popular - there aren't any Super Mini, Mini, or Small available right now
    That's partly my fault! I scooped up a set in Mars Red for my mother. She adores the small Mars Red GW I bought for her birthday. We both think Mars Red is a gorgeous shade of red.

    I meant to buy myself a small mars red one but forgot. It's purpose would have no relation to color, it would wait around for an unplanned use. I like to have an extra on-hand in the sizes that are most versatile for me.

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    I tethered my mars red A5 to my Milwaukee tool bag, I use it to hold receipts and such.

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    I got a Mars Red mini-pouch for my USB drives and the C-to-USB adaptor (the size of a thumbnail), which are important, expensive, and easy to lose. During last tax season I ended up running to Staples and buying a new adaptor because I couldn't find mine and really needed it right then. So it's worth the cost of the pouch for a secure place to keep those things -- even though red isn't my favorite color, otherwise.

    The Mini is a good size. I have other colors I use for less important things. For instance, a tiny vinyl shopping bag (not the TB one), fit in one, and it hardly takes up any space because it's so flat. I used to carry the same bag in a Q-kit, but that is bulkier.
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    Ghost Whale Pouches - Mars Red

    I ordered two minis to keep track of my camera batteries: green mini for charged batteries, red mini for dead ones

    The minis are great but the clips seem a little too big for their size. Im probably got to cut them off. If I had my druthers Id prefer an o-ring attached to the mini instead


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    I chose Mars Red (and Burnt Orange) because they were colors too bright for me to want to carry a big bag in, but I wanted to, ya know, catch em all. And, yes, also because they contrast with my interior colors. I carry pens/pencils/sharpener/erasers in the Mars Red small GWOP, which lives in the small side pocket of my Cloud/Dawn L15.

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    I’d be okay with a red w/ black ripstop instead of white (basically black halcyon but w/ red base fabric). Call it Lava or something.

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    Was using the size small for a first aid kit, I have since downsized my stuff and FAK is an altoids tin, until I can order a mini or super mini mars red ghost whale. So currently, my small one is my sunglasses and glasses case in my car.


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    Heads up! Super Mini, Mini and Small Ghost Whales in Mars Red are back in stock.

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