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Jump to new posts Re: CA military ditches plan to paint new search plane by hikermor @ Yesterday at 10:40 PM

Whatever their paint scheme, aircraft, especially helos, save money, time, and ultimately lives. Our county supports a modest fleet which supports, law enforcement, fire fighting, and SAR, all with the same paint job.
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Jump to new posts Re: SRU-16/P Training Film by hikermor @ Yesterday at 10:31 PM

Come with me to the Dark Side, Luke... I was reacting to the original statement in the training film which stated that the reason for not continuing the search was the coming of night. When I was active, night capable aircraft were a rarity, but gr
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Jump to new posts Re: Defense, bear v handguns 97% success, & by caliber by Phaedrus @ Yesterday at 05:33 PM

Very scary!
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Jump to new posts Re: Martial Law by chaosmagnet @ Yesterday at 03:39 PM

There were some good answers on this thread but I'd like to point out 1) this isn't a survivalist/TEOTWAWKI forum and 2) some of the responses were not as polite as they should be. Thread locked. chaosmagnet
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Jump to new posts Re: Emergency Alert System Test by bsmith @ Yesterday at 12:41 AM

just wondering how newton's third law will come into play. and then there are those darn unintended consequences.
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Jump to new posts Re: Giving paper matches another look by Jeanette_Isabelle @ 09/20/18 05:11 PM

Originally Posted By: hikermorYou can also increase your odds with a bit of alcohol based hand sanitizer/accelerant (Purell is a common brand). it can be obtained in very small bottles. Good to know. I EDC Medline hand sanitizer. Jeanette Isabelle
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Jump to new posts Re: get a cheap laptop by TeacherRO @ 09/20/18 04:57 PM

I use a kindle as my backup. Cheap light and slow
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Jump to new posts Re: Surviving a Small City by Jeanette_Isabelle @ 09/20/18 04:55 PM

Dollar General is in the process of building a new store two blocks from the back gate of our gated community. The new store will be right around the corner of Freedom Library. I don't know why anyone would want to live here; I hope this trend conti
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Jump to new posts Re: Hurricane Florence by LesSnyder @ 09/20/18 03:04 AM

my experience with evacuees to a shelter was completely different from Montanero's...the school I worked at was, prior to the building code change after Andrew, a designated evacuation center... we were the closest shelter to a trailer park near the
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Jump to new posts Re: I'm Not Coming Home by Jeanette_Isabelle @ 09/20/18 02:20 AM

I hate to repeat a question; no one answered. I'll rephrase the question. The original post was about comfort items. After going after what I have multiple times, I believe what I need to focus on has changed. This is more about history. A lot, not
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Jump to new posts Re: Makeshift sanitation by TeacherRO @ 09/19/18 07:40 PM

Good ideas: Camping basics 101
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Jump to new posts Re: Urbane Preparedness - Coffee by TeacherRO @ 09/19/18 07:37 PM

I already EDC a handkerchief - adding a bow tie shouldn't be too much trouble
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Jump to new posts Re: Changing my Location by Jeanette_Isabelle @ 09/19/18 06:05 PM

Originally Posted By: Herman30Originally Posted By: Jeanette_IsabelleWhich idol is that? If Im not terribly wrong he refers to this: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c...ia_Silk.svg.png There was a rally for that flag three years ago. http:/
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Jump to new posts Re: The Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes by Jeanette_Isabelle @ 09/19/18 12:55 PM

Dougwalkabout received his hat when he became Pooh-Bah: http://forums.equipped.org/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=232021#Post232021 Here is his acceptance: http://forums.equipped.org/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=232069#Post232069
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Jump to new posts Re: Doug Ritter is famous! by Phaedrus @ 09/17/18 11:03 PM

That's the tool/weapon dichotomy of so many everyday items. At a little league game you'll see a stack of baseball bats and it alarms no one. If a half dozen people are carrying the same objects down the street at 1:00am they're clubs and people pa
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Jump to new posts Re: Tool of Choice by hikermor @ 09/17/18 07:28 PM

Old threads never die, thy just fade away...(and possibly dull with the passage of time).
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That 'previous owner' probably shopped where I do - https://local.acmemarkets.com/pa/bryn-mawr/601-w-lancaster-ave.html They have a whole aisle full of dynamite, anvils, and rocket-powered roller skates.
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Jump to new posts Re: Cooking when the power goes out by Phaedrus @ 09/16/18 12:42 AM

Originally Posted By: adam2Originally Posted By: IanWe own and use a 'briefcase cooker': Briefcase Cooker 9-10 here and Butane refills 1 each. Very easy and very safe to use. Also an additional gas ring in the kitchen when needed, Christma
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