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Guns • Re: More Gun Laws?

February 24, 2018 3ADScout 0

Would there be protest for banning revolvers if the killer used one?Would there be protest banning knives if the killer used one?Would there be protest banning cars if the killer used one?What is going on (and has been going on for years) is a massive…

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Guns • Re: More Gun Laws?

February 24, 2018 3ADScout 0

Would there be protest for banning revolvers if the killer used one?Would there be protest banning knives if the killer used one?Would there be protest banning cars if the killer used one?What is going on (and has been going on for years) is a massive…

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Georgia A.N.T.S. • Re: SALT and SUGAR

December 1, 2017 3ADScout 0

Here is a short YouTube video with a Revolutionary War perspective on salt. Back then salt was considered a military necessity due to its food preservation properties. The English put an embargo on it. Prices spiked. https://youtube.com/watch?v=8I…

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Georgia A.N.T.S. • Re: SALT and SUGAR

November 24, 2017 3ADScout 0

Both are so cheap right now plus no expiration date, there is no excuse not to have a few 5 gallon buckets full of each. (Okay maybe space). Personally I agree that we don’t need the sugar in our diet. Long term plan is to have a few bee hives at t…

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Natural Disasters • Re: Thoughts on these guys?

November 20, 2017 3ADScout 0

Risky for someone to depend upon a service like this for your survival. In many disasters officials put in an air space restriction as to not to interfere with public safety operations. But as the saying goes- a fool and their money . . .Statistics…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: How Will You Cope In a Long Term SHTF

November 1, 2017 3ADScout 0

I stock a lot of sewing supplies, including a good selection of canvas/upholstery needles. Also keep a good selection of leather supplies waxed thread, Chicago screws and tools. Keep a good stock of various types of leather. I got really lucky at a…

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Suggestions • Re: The Biggest Threat

October 29, 2017 3ADScout 0

daaswampman wrote:I am not a believer in the "Golden Hoard" myth.If you look at shelter usage (Red Cross statistics) about only 5% of the impacted population will use a public shelter. Why does this matter to preppers? Well ask yourself wh…

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Arizona Discussion, News, and Weather • Re: Influenza

October 11, 2017 3ADScout 0

Hope it isn’t a bad flu season in the US, the is an IV shortage (some solutions) due to quality control issue in a plant that the FDA inspected, plus from what I understand another plant was in Puerto Rico and is shut down. The demand is also increas…

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Guns • Re: What the 2nd Amendment means

September 28, 2017 3ADScout 0

There is some great case law on this including several recent cases. One of the Supreame Courts best arguments that the second amendement is an “individual” right is that if the court would interpret “the people” in the second amendment to mean the state then “the people” in the first, 9th and 10th would also mean “the state”. They clearly do not, hence the Supreame court has ruled that “the people” is just that “the people” not the state.

There are several good books on the history of the “militia”. Back in the day merchant ships purchased cannons to protect there ships. When one looks at the “militia Act of 1792” it is very clear that citizens were expected to be armed with a suitable weapon of the day. If the arguement is that an AR 15 couldn’t be foreseen by the founders and thus can be rugulated then the same could be argued for computers.

Several years back I was lucky enough to purchase a training manual for the militia (early 1900’s) There were 3 militia camps- Red, White and Blue. One color was for enlisted, one for NCOs and the other for Officers. Very organized.

Sad that we went from a nation at revered our arms to a nation that in many places cowers in fear at the mere sight of a child making a “gun” with his hands/fingers. So sad.

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: EMP-Korea Concerns & Discussions #6 (Sept 2017)

September 27, 2017 3ADScout 0

http://www.businessinsider.com/likely-u … ets-2017-5

The idea of a nuclear total war does lead to M.A.D., what is scarey is that it appears that the concept of a total war using nuclear weapons isn’t the strategy anymore but a more limited attack on the others nuclear weapons and command and control is the current flavor of the week. When someone with nuclear weapons starts to believe they can win that becomes dangerous, hence why the Cold War was such an arms race.

The question becomes what if one side uses a strategy of limited nuclear war and the other side uses the older total war model and nukes a few large cities? Will the other side respond in kind? I will say that I believe some of the left wing pro soviet communist groups in the west perpetrated the nuclear target maps that included just about everywhere in the US. (Where was the concern of the Democratic Party with Russian influence then??). I can believe that New York isn’t on a first strike target list but to believe/think it isn’t on any list is a fairytale. In short look at a lot of those maps, compare and contrast- make you own conclusions

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: EMP-Korea Concerns & Discussions #6 (Sept 2017)

September 26, 2017 3ADScout 0

Just keep in mind that “fallout shelters” where just that areas to provide protection from radiation post attack, not to be confused with blast shelter that are designed to protect from the actual explosion. Considering that an average size nuclear weapon (Russian) is around 10 megaton not a lot of those fallout shelters in heavily populated would not survive the blast.

This is important to realize since you first have to survive the blast before you need to survive the fallout (depending where you live of course). If you live in any type of populated area or around some type of strategic target surviving the blast, and heat will be the hardest part. Thinking you can hide out in you basement then bug out is not going to happen. Our BOL is outside the blast area of a secondary nuclear target (city of 100K) I’ve been thinking about what to do to for fallout protection in the BOL. My basic plan is to lay down tarps and plastic sheeting on the 1st floor floors, then place dirt/sand/rock over the area where we will be in the basement. The only concern I have is IF the structure is taken in a blast (the guidance system can be off) the fallout would be stronger than I’m anticipating – the floor should stay in place.

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Virginia Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Prepping Fatigue?

September 24, 2017 3ADScout 0

“Prepping” is one person’s definition/vision of prepping and being prepared the same as everyone else’s? So i have friends that think having a BOB with 3 days of stuff (mostly made in China) is being prepared. IMHO that is just prepping to live 3 days longer than a non-Prepper. I have always view prepping (survivalism back in the day), as a life style. As I have gotten older and income/resources have changed we have been able to up our game. As Angie_nrs said – slow and steady wins the race. Is prepping a fad? For some I’m sure it is; person who watches the Walking Dead and buys a machete and the 3 day BOB with junk in it is Definately in this category or else very delusional as to what is needed to survive all the various calamities that could befall us. Then you have the west coast earthquake preppers and the east coast hurricane preppers- okay they can survival 2 weeks longer than the non-Prepper. The way I see it if you aren’t making preps that allow you to renew and re-supply yourself with food, water, heat, etc then your survival time will be limited, not that having a re-supply capability is a guarantee of survival longer but when you run out of water your life is down to a few days. Those who think re-supply will be done via scavenging runs like on the walking dead etc are going to be sorely mistaken. Let’s take the walking dead situation- okay how many resources/calories are they expending to get a can of spam? I love it when they find a warehouse full of food 3 years after the apocalypse, like the people who worked there and there families didn’t know there was food there? Like the neighbors who had to resorts to scavenging/looting on day 3 of the disaster did look there? Come on folks.

Do I slow or speed up prepping based on current events- why yes I do!!! That is just smart!!!
If Kim un fat kid is tossing about ICBMs and setting of nukes and I got an extra $30 in my pocket do I pick up a 50 pound bag of rice and a box of red dried beans yep. If the world situation is “okay” then I save that $30 to look for deals at the flea market or clearance sections at the stores I shop. Just my two cents

Statistics: Posted by 3ADScout — Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:45 am