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General Preparedness Discussion • Re: Nuke Plants

December 3, 2017 daaswampman 0

Guaranteed by who? I would guess Fukashima had as good of safeguards and probable better, than any of the aging facilities on the East Coast. You can only plan for what you expect – that is the root of the problem. Remember the Challenger! Disinte…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

December 3, 2017 daaswampman 0

John Galt 1 wrote:Well there are no gas wells around here and I wouldn’t know how to capture the gas if there were. I’d suggest that you figure it out since you’ve got so many close by.Done deal! SwampStatistics: Posted by daaswampman — Sun Dec 0…

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First Aid & Medicine • Re: Vick’s Vapor Rub

December 3, 2017 daaswampman 0

It is good to have – if you are dealing with vomit, gangrene, decaying bodies, or other odors that makes you want to vomit. I have a jar in every emergency kit and bag. Put a little on some cotton and you have an excellent fire starter. SwampStatis…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

December 2, 2017 daaswampman 0

There are thousands of abandoned and capped shallow gas wells in many areas. While they may not have any economic value, they may continue to produce for centuries. The whole process can be inexpensive and simple. SwampStatistics: Posted by daaswam…

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Guns • Re: Remington faces default

November 24, 2017 daaswampman 0

After a decade of robust sales, there is no excuse for that level of debt. They have made some bad moves, but where is a decade of profits and why do they have any debt? However it is a good indication of the real health of American business. Most …

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

November 18, 2017 daaswampman 0

Another day, another apocalypse. Do you think apocalypse predictions discourage or help to get people into preparedness?Most who start prepping for "EVENTS" will end up angry for wasting their time or embarrassed for being a fool. SwampStat…

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Georgia A.N.T.S. • Re: SALT and SUGAR

November 17, 2017 daaswampman 0

Locally we would go back to the old ways. Not far from me is a place called salt works. It is where they evaporated water from a natural salt springs. Of little value now, but your local history is worth knowing. Sugar cane is still grown in this …

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Georgia A.N.T.S. • Re: SALT and SUGAR

November 17, 2017 daaswampman 0

Locally we would go back to the old ways. Not far from me is a place called salt works. It is where they evaporated water from a natural salt springs. Of little value now, but your local history is worth knowing. Sugar cane is still grown in this …

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Pandemic Preparedness • Re: Pneumonic Plague

November 17, 2017 daaswampman 0

Madagascar is not exactly New York City and facts take time to be reported and analyzed. In the meantime the media "WILL" have something to report, even if it is just a hunch, hope, or deadline. The WHO is as fragmented as the CDC – God He…

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Pandemic Preparedness • Re: Pneumonic Plague

November 13, 2017 daaswampman 0

It would not be the first time plague was used in war! In 1940, the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force bombed Ningbo with ceramic bombs full of fleas carrying the bubonic plague.For a brief history go to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_o … al…

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Pandemic Preparedness • Re: Pneumonic Plague

November 12, 2017 daaswampman 0

There is a huge unknown – What happens when an ancient disease meets a population saturated with numerous resistant organisms due to their overuse of antibiotics?Deadly outbreak of black death which has killed 140 in Madagascar may mutate and become U…

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Pandemic Preparedness • Re: Pneumonic Plague

November 8, 2017 daaswampman 0

I will play the devil advocate here for a moment! If you were in Africa and realized you were getting sick, what would you do? I would get the hell out if I could and I would not tell a damn soul. Looking out for number one! SwampStatistics: Poste…

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Vacuum Sealing • Re: Vacuum Sealing Oatmeal

November 7, 2017 daaswampman 0

I put all dry goods in quart sized portions in Mylar bags with 02 packs. These are placed in buckets for physical protection. It is more work upfront, but much easier to inspect and rotate. I have been doing this for some time and not everything yo…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Why Only a Few States?

November 7, 2017 daaswampman 0

#1 They don’t believe it can happen!#2 They are already broke covering welfare payments!#3 It is not politically correct to be so negative!#4 Most of the voting population knows only what they see on Facebook!#5 Our attention spam …

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Introduce Yourself • Re: Greetings from Missouri

November 6, 2017 daaswampman 0

Welcome to APN. I am sorry the mood turns dark now and them, please forgive us, but there are some good people here and they come up with some great ideas! Welcome and May God Bless – SwampStatistics: Posted by daaswampman — Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:58 pm

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Suggestions • Re: Where to develop medical skills?

October 29, 2017 daaswampman 0

Start with a Red Cross type First Aid class. Most areas have them and there is nothing better than hands on with real people. Many people have first time jitters when it comes to touching people they don’t know well. Nor does a video prepare you fo…