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Guns • Re: 2018 Shot show

January 25, 2018 Cast Iron 0

Rifles: https://www.shootingillustrated.com/art … show-2018/Shotguns: https://www.shootingillustrated.com/art … show-2018/Statistics: Posted by Cast Iron — Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:50 am

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Guns • 2018 Shot show

January 24, 2018 Cast Iron 0

Some interesting products coming out this year.https://www.shootingillustrated.com/shot-show-2018/Statistics: Posted by Cast Iron — Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:41 am

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Guns • 2018 Shot show

January 24, 2018 Cast Iron 0

Some interesting products coming out this year.https://www.shootingillustrated.com/shot-show-2018/Statistics: Posted by Cast Iron — Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:41 am

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Off Grid? Really?

January 24, 2018 Cast Iron 0

I recently read a book called The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future ( https://www.amazon.com/Grid-Fraying-Bet … s=the+grid ).The author made a similar distinction; Off the main, publicly maintain, grid, and setting up …

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Off Grid? Really?

January 24, 2018 Cast Iron 0

I recently read a book called The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future ( https://www.amazon.com/Grid-Fraying-Bet … s=the+grid ).The author made a similar distinction; Off the main, publicly maintain, grid, and setting up …

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A.N.T.S. • Re: E-Books

January 23, 2018 Cast Iron 0

Additional thought: books can not be hacked, held ransom, turned into a surveillance device for other actors, or a myriad of other nefarious actions.Statistics: Posted by Cast Iron — Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:32 pm

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A.N.T.S. • Re: E-Books

January 23, 2018 Cast Iron 0

Additional thought: books can not be hacked, held ransom, turned into a surveillance device for other actors, or a myriad of other nefarious actions.Statistics: Posted by Cast Iron — Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:32 pm

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Driverless Auto’s

January 23, 2018 Cast Iron 0

dmwalsh568 wrote:Cast Iron wrote:I have seen studies suggesting Millennials are less likely to own a vehicle, changing the entire automobile ownership dynamic. Hence we have seen the increased push for automated vehicles.A year ago a fellow prepper d…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Driverless Auto’s

January 23, 2018 Cast Iron 0

dmwalsh568 wrote:Cast Iron wrote:I have seen studies suggesting Millennials are less likely to own a vehicle, changing the entire automobile ownership dynamic. Hence we have seen the increased push for automated vehicles.A year ago a fellow prepper d…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Driverless Auto’s

January 23, 2018 Cast Iron 0

I have seen studies suggesting Millennials are less likely to own a vehicle, changing the entire automobile ownership dynamic. Hence we have seen the increased push for automated vehicles.A year ago a fellow prepper did not believe he would see it in…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Driverless Auto’s

January 23, 2018 Cast Iron 0

I have seen studies suggesting Millennials are less likely to own a vehicle, changing the entire automobile ownership dynamic. Hence we have seen the increased push for automated vehicles.A year ago a fellow prepper did not believe he would see it in…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: E-Books

January 23, 2018 Cast Iron 0

I understand the idea behind a ebook reader: thousands of books in one small, lightweight package.As Cadit points out, in the event of a EMP, or just plain dumb luck, e.g. I dropped a brake caliper on my phone once, cracked the screen rendering it us…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: E-Books

January 23, 2018 Cast Iron 0

I understand the idea behind a ebook reader: thousands of books in one small, lightweight package.As Cadit points out, in the event of a EMP, or just plain dumb luck, e.g. I dropped a brake caliper on my phone once, cracked the screen rendering it us…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Ice storm

January 6, 2018 Cast Iron 0

rickdun wrote:Cast Iron wrote:I do understand if you live in the deep south and this kind of weather is a once in a decade event. But for everyone else, really, you should have on hand alternative methods of heating and cooking as a general prep. Wh…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Ice storm

January 5, 2018 Cast Iron 0

I do understand if you live in the deep south and this kind of weather is a once in a decade event. But for everyone else, really, you should have on hand alternative methods of heating and cooking as a general prep. What if the grid went down for a…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Ice storm

January 4, 2018 Cast Iron 0

woodchipper518 wrote:I just bought a couple of 55gal blue plastic barrels. How resilient are they to frozen temps and full of water? Should I be concerned about them splitting if full when the arctic temps hit. This question has nothing to do with …

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Prepping With-out Comms

December 27, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Cadit wrote:Well as most know; groups like AmRRON want be broadcasting all the time. If power is out, it will be scheduled broadcast at set times to conserve batter power. Most have adopted this same type of scheduling. But if you have more than enoug…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Prepping With-out Comms

December 27, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Cadit wrote:Well as most know; groups like AmRRON want be broadcasting all the time. If power is out, it will be scheduled broadcast at set times to conserve batter power. Most have adopted this same type of scheduling. But if you have more than enoug…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Prepping With-out Comms

December 25, 2017 Cast Iron 0

I would like to have some handhelds, to keep everyone aware of what is going on in the community.To be honest, I am not going to have the time to sit around and monitor a radio for most of the day. There will be livestock to attend to, gardens, crops…

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Check In Here Montana Preppers • Re: Bug out drill

December 25, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Snow and ice storms are nothing new around here.Everyone should have at least two weeks of food on hand if not more. If something were to happen, and I had to hike it home from work, I have it covered. The wife and I keep bug out bags in the vehicle…

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Hunting • Re: Hunting Without Being Hunted …..

December 16, 2017 Cast Iron 0

I likely do not have to mentioned it, but I will anyways, does not matter if you have a custom built Remington 700, a fully tricked out AR15, or a Olympic grade air rifle, if you do not have mastery of the fundamentals of shooting, and can not hit wha…

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Hunting • Re: Hunting Without Being Hunted …..

December 16, 2017 Cast Iron 0

I likely do not have to mentioned it, but I will anyways, does not matter if you have a custom built Remington 700, a fully tricked out AR15, or a Olympic grade air rifle, if you do not have mastery of the fundamentals of shooting, and can not hit wha…

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Hunting • Re: Hunting Without Being Hunted …..

December 16, 2017 Cast Iron 0

A few additional points the author fails to mention:Spring/gas piston rated scopes. The motion of the spring/gas piston in the opposite direction of traditional centerfire rifles can wreck scopes not rated for spring/gas piston rifles.There is a sub …

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Hunting • Re: Hunting Without Being Hunted …..

December 16, 2017 Cast Iron 0

A few additional points the author fails to mention:Spring/gas piston rated scopes. The motion of the spring/gas piston in the opposite direction of traditional centerfire rifles can wreck scopes not rated for spring/gas piston rifles.There is a sub …

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Guns • Ranges

December 16, 2017 Cast Iron 0

This morning I was standing in line at my local TSC.On the magazine rack next to the register, I noticed a publication called "Recoil." It appears to be some kind of SHTF, prepper, gun enthusiasts, periodical. Note: I have not bought a g…

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Guns • Ranges

December 16, 2017 Cast Iron 0

This morning I was standing in line at my local TSC.On the magazine rack next to the register, I noticed a publication called "Recoil." It appears to be some kind of SHTF, prepper, gun enthusiasts, periodical. Note: I have not bought a g…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: One Second After

December 14, 2017 Cast Iron 0

First, an observation on Lifestraws: I liked the idea of a Lifestraw. Made sense.Until we had a drought two years ago.Streams, creeks, ponds that would have provided water, went dry.As far as I could assess looking at maps on Google, I would be requ…