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Jump to new posts Re: What Do I Bring When Bugging Out? by Jeanette_Isabelle @ Today at 02:28 AM

Originally Posted By: UncleGooand bug repellent, especially in FL. I have Ben's 30, Natrapel and AfterBite. I think I have it covered. Jeanette Isabelle
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Jump to new posts Re: The Commonplace Car Wreck by chaosmagnet @ Yesterday at 10:12 PM

Originally Posted By: pforemanI'm just really getting into the whole 'ham' radio idea and I'm looking at APRS or Automatic Packet Reporting System in the next radio. That gives you a good tracking process and can be used beyond just the car if you'v
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Jump to new posts Re: Belt knives by Phaedrus @ 12/07/18 12:01 AM

To me the 90 degree spine issue is kind of "meh". It's nice to strike a firesteel but most of the 'steels I carry have dedicated strikers (my favorite being the GobSpark Armageddon by Firesteel.com). Perhaps the bigger reason for that fea
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Jump to new posts Re: the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking by dougwalkabout @ 12/06/18 07:56 PM

Originally Posted By: clearwater"Bob and Frank, sighting in. the new rifle, back soon." Good chuckle! It could cut the other way, though, indicating a high value target with gun stuff inside.
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Jump to new posts Re: What did you do today to prepare? by AKSAR @ 12/05/18 07:42 PM

Picking up and sorting through some stuff that got dumped off from a big bookshelf that fell over during our recent earthquake. Finding some things I should have tossed years ago. Nothing like an M7 earthquake to motivate one to clean up the hous
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Jump to new posts Re: Would your BOB have worked for the ca fires? by hikermor @ 12/05/18 06:58 PM

Precisely a year ago, my preps did work. We did have more than enough time to assemble items from scratch, but it was well worthwhile to be able to just grab and go.... One item that would have been useful would be a N95 or N100 mask.
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Jump to new posts Re: Where to start? Welcome beginners and newbies... by TeacherRO @ 12/05/18 06:36 PM

A good place to start is a class or a book.
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Jump to new posts Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism by TeacherRO @ 12/05/18 06:35 PM

My thinking is away from wilderness survival and more toward shelter in place/ local shelter/ hotel. Less call for a 24" machete and more for a phone charger.
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Jump to new posts Re: FAK + survival kit = comfort kit by TeacherRO @ 12/05/18 06:33 PM

for the wilderness/boating kit, I've added a pocket fresnel lens and a tiny signal mirror
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Jump to new posts Re: Spontaneous Immersion Kit by Tjin @ 12/05/18 07:19 AM

I had a resqme with a spring failure. It just started to rattle, because the spring was loose. Tested it; no tension, nothing. That why i got both simple hammer and a spring loaded window punch.
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Jump to new posts Re: the wrong boat on the wrong lake... by aligator @ 12/05/18 01:20 AM

As somebody said once, modern marvels and technology aside (we get arrogant over such things, occasionally to our doom), mother nature bats last. Tell me the last time you believed the forecast, and got hosed. The above, God rest their souls, just a
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Jump to new posts Re: AKSAR?? by AKSAR @ 12/04/18 05:45 PM

We are still getting occaisional aftershocks. One (M 4.7) woke me up this morning. Seismologists tell us these will continue for quite awhile. Meanwhile, the task of cleaning up, and identifying and fixing damage continues. I discovered some minor da
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Jump to new posts Re: Breathing protection by Russ @ 12/03/18 04:05 PM

How Californians Are Breathing in the ‘New Abnormal’ of Epic Fires - NYT Just making a fashion statement — Vogmask on Amazon It looks like a reusable designer filter carrier/mask which uses disposable filter inserts. For $30+ you can buy a rea
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the 10 essentials...prep for camping/hiking
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What did you do today to prepare?
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Would your BOB have worked for the ca fires?
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New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism
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