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Jump to new posts Re: Winter preps -- Time for the switch over by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 07:04 PM

ABC News report on the storm A good reason for watching the weather, having a warm EDC kit and a reminder that Winter is here
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Jump to new posts Re: Respirators (& other breathing filtration) by KenK @ Yesterday at 02:14 PM

The 3M Half Facepiece Respirator 7500 series with the down-turned exhaust is my own favorite. It works well with my glasses, seals better & feels more than some of their other models. Of course the trick is to know what kind of cartridges and
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Jump to new posts Re: Respirators (& other breathing filtration) by Russ @ Yesterday at 02:09 PM

A cabin air filter would be nice, but the ones Iíve seen are for particles, dust and allergens, not gaseous fumes. Regardless, my truck doesnít even have a mount for a cabin air filter. I keep N95 masks in each FAK, one of which is under the seat
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Jump to new posts Re: Winter preps -- Time for the switch over by chaosmagnet @ Yesterday at 01:19 PM

I havenít had a chance to unpack and repack the emergency kits yet, but I did put my ECWSS back in the car. This act brought to my attention that I may have too much prep stuff in the car; Iím going to go through everything and see if there are plac
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Jump to new posts Re: Respirators (& other breathing filtration) by chaosmagnet @ Yesterday at 01:14 PM

Iíve seen emergency masks for getting out of structure and tunnel fires, and decided not to buy one based on cost and bulk. Itís worth looking into again. I do carry an N95 filter mask in my laptop bag (and one in my outdoors activity bag, and the
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Jump to new posts Re: stuff you don't see in EDC... by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 06:37 AM

Originally Posted By: benjamminFor EDC, I am surprised at how few people carry any duct tape, aluminum foil, high tensile string(like dacron fishing string), and ziplocs. These are things that take up very little space, and I use them all on a regul
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Jump to new posts Re: Monthly reminder - tech by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 06:33 AM

Its time again. - Check batteries (incl fire/smoke c02 detectors) extinguishers. - back up info ( incl. phone) - update software as necessary ( check your GPS)
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Jump to new posts Re: Stuff to pick up at your local thrift store by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 06:31 AM

I have found both cheap tents and very expensive bivvy bags.
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Jump to new posts Re: Winter preps -- Time for the switch over by TeacherRO @ Yesterday at 06:30 AM

Snow In NYC today; will send report tomorrow
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Jump to new posts Respirators (& other breathing filtration) by Russ @ Yesterday at 03:10 AM

Since another thread is primarily about the fires ongoing in CA, I thought it might be timely to start a thread about respirators to deal with one of the by-products of wildfires. First though, what is Smoke? Quote:Smoke is a collection of airborne
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Jump to new posts Re: California Wildfires- Nov. by katarin @ Yesterday at 02:47 AM

I am down in Sacramento the air quality here is now at hazardous. I am not sure how many miles Paradise is/was from here.
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Jump to new posts Community Standards by chaosmagnet @ Yesterday at 12:59 AM

Recent events have given me the impression that I need to take a firmer hand in maintaining standards of civility here on ETS. I would rather not spend my time that way. Look for PMs from me if I need you to change your wording or tone. I would pr
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stuff you don't see in EDC...
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Stuff to pick up at your local thrift store
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