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Guns • Re: Need advice on storing ammo

November 19, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Illini Warrior wrote:a plus for using buckets is that if you are dispersing your ammo supply – a bucket with a gamma lid will give you quik access and will blend in nicely with the rest of your bucketed long term food storage and other bucket protecte…

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Guns • .308 Win. vs. 6.5 Creedmoor: Which is Better?

November 19, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Just an interesting comparison.I like the 6.5s (Creedmore, Lapua, 6.5-284 Norma, Grendel), but when it comes to commonality, cost, I have to stick with .308WIN.https://www.shootingillustrated.com/art … is-better/Statistics: Posted by Cast Iron — Sun…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Another day, another apocalypse

November 19, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Blondie wrote:A few people made themselves wealthy with their books predicting events that never happened.Well said.Predictions, especially those of the future, are at best taken with a box of salt.Those who proclaim, "Is how it is going to go do…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 19, 2017 Cast Iron 0

A few notes on the subject, i.e. butchering in this case a hog.Have the means to transport the carcass to the primary site where you will scald, scrape, gut, and hang the carcass. Have a place to hang the carcass where it will be cool and secure from…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 17, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Cin and OldAsRocks are quite right: learning how to properly slaughter, butcher and process an animal is a skill to have now, and not after a SHTF event. I have a number of books on the subject, but none of them go into the logistics or support need…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 17, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Cin and OldAsRocks are quite right: learning how to properly slaughter, butcher and process an animal is a skill to have now, and not after a SHTF event. I have a number of books on the subject, but none of them go into the logistics or support need…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 15, 2017 Cast Iron 0

I heat with wood.Every morning I have to get the fire going. It is a bit more challenging as the door only allows me so much room and access to the firebox, unlike a camp fire.Over the years I have reached the level of the ability to light a fire wit…

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Other weapons • Re: Vital Weapons?

November 1, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Photon Guy wrote:XxBiohazard78xX wrote:I don’t have too many preps but for my defensive preps I have a 20 gauge shotgun, a .22, 2 machetes, around 20 knives, and a hatchet. I’m only starting so is there anything that would be highly recommended or is …

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Other weapons • Re: Vital Weapons?

October 29, 2017 Cast Iron 0

I would suggest formal training, or participation in a local shooting club. Can be anything from the local .22LR weekly fun shoot, to CMP, or even air rifles. Master the fundamentals. Do not worry about the tacti-cool aspect. I know of a lot of gu…

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Suggestions • Re: Where to develop medical skills?

October 29, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Welcome to APN.First, get your EMT-Basic certification from your local community college.Then, get your Wilderness EMT certification from NOLS: https://www.nols.edu/en/coursefinder/co … -emt-WEMT/Statistics: Posted by Cast Iron — Sun Oct 29, 2017 3…

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Physical Fitness • Re: Krav Maga

October 13, 2017 Cast Iron 0

whitebear54 wrote:I was taught street fighting/hand-to-hand fighting by my step dad who taught unarmed combat techniques to Marines and to Air Force Blue Berets. Krav Maga come close and I’d highly recommend it to anyone. Martial Arts are good at teac…

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Guns • Re: Why You Shouldn’t Get Into Guns

October 6, 2017 Cast Iron 0

A mildly amusing video.Be nice to be able to afford all those firearms.But I have more important things to spend my money on.Firearms are like any tool, use the right one for the right job. Have all the basics covered, shotgun for hunting, shotgun fo…