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A.N.T.S. • Re: Friends or Partners

March 21, 2018 Blondie 0

Permafrost nailed it Partner=someone who has the ability to be financially invested, has worthwhile equipment and has a good work ethic. Work ethic to me means, yeah they may have kwap going on in their own life with their own family but they are de…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Friends or Partners

March 21, 2018 Blondie 0

Permafrost nailed it Partner=someone who has the ability to be financially invested, has worthwhile equipment and has a good work ethic. Work ethic to me means, yeah they may have kwap going on in their own life with their own family but they are de…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Goning Home

March 7, 2018 Blondie 0

Not to dismiss the fact that you packed your cleanest tighty whities in your GHB and are headed out on foot…..I want you to consider:The real fact that you may not be allowed to leave the area you are in to head home. Last week there was an active s…

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Economic Disasters • Re: Recession

March 7, 2018 Blondie 0

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/07/us-stee … riffs.htmlToday’s news has US Steel firing up 2 blast furnaces that have been idle for 3 years. Statistics: Posted by Blondie — Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:58 am

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Economic Disasters • Re: Recession

March 4, 2018 Blondie 0

SSDDhttps://www.c-span.org/video/?168976-1/steel-importsCSpan, 2002. Start at 2:50 to listen to the WH announcement of proposed 30% tariffs on imported steel.I remember names like US Steel, Republic Steel, and Bethlehem steel. They provided decent pay…

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General Preparedness Discussion • Re: Unpaved roads

February 26, 2018 Blondie 0

Up here there are many, many unpaved seasonal roads. Most are marked as such to avoid tresspassers, hunters and tourists.Mostly private and maintained by those who live on that road. Snowplowing is done by private contractors paid by homeowners. Summe…

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Recipes • Re: Depression Era Recipes – Save $$$$

February 4, 2018 Blondie 0

If you want to watch some interesting Depression cooking, do a search on YT for "Clara’s Depression Cooking". The videos are a chronicle of Depression Era cooking memories. She was in her ’90’s when she was filming.My grandparents were newly…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Would you be a homestead outlaw?

January 30, 2018 Blondie 0

IceFire wrote:Couldn’t see the video…they crash my browser (I’m on a "dinosaur" computer)….what was the gist of it?The gist of the video is that you may be considered an "outlaw" if you attempt certain aspects of homesteading w…

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Solar • Re: New 30% tariff on imported solar panels

January 23, 2018 Blondie 0

I haven’t read the entire background on this but tariffs of 30% usually mean dumping, not free trade.Anti Dumping is adding a tax or tariff to offset prices that are artificially low. China subsidizes it’s production of solar panels with tax dollars. …

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Check In Here Ohio Preppers • Re: Been away awhile.

December 29, 2017 Blondie 0

Glad everything turned out for you. Still close to Lehman’s! We were down visiting over Thanksgiving, even Lehman’s has cut back on prep items in the store.Haven’t seen or heard from Bee or Fussy. Miss them both.You hear from OhioFarmer at all? I was…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Medical Emergencies

November 23, 2017 Blondie 0

Before you run out and spend a few thousand bucks on EMT training, the books and the bag, take Basic First Aid and CPR training. You need to know basic anatomy and physiology before you tackle EMT. Red Cross also offers Advanced First Aid training.Un…