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Water • Re: Impending disaster in south africa

February 1, 2018 dmwalsh568 0

Just read an article with more info on what’s happening now…<https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/01/africa/cape-town-water-crisis-intl/index.html>Highlights:And as the crisis has taken hold, Capetonians have not been doing enough to curb their water u…

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Re: Please Help by posting forum errors here.

January 30, 2018 dmwalsh568 0

TRex2 wrote:angie_nrs wrote:OK, I’m getting a popup to provide my username and password every now and again. It’s really getting annoying! I haven’t seen it on here before. Here is a copy of the address bar. Is anyone else getting this? At the be…

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Water • Re: Impending disaster in south africa

January 28, 2018 dmwalsh568 0

Been reading about it. Long term drought plus not enough conservation equals impending SHTF. Last I heard once the reservoir drops to 10% left they’ll shut off the taps and only allow people to collect 50 liters per person per day at predetermined dis…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Driverless Auto’s

January 23, 2018 dmwalsh568 0

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 did not believe he…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: E-Books

January 23, 2018 dmwalsh568 0

I have an older Kindle Touch with about 1600 books loaded on it, mostly prepping, but some educational (k-12) textbooks and some light reading. This is stored in a faraday cage along with a SunJack solar panel so I can keep the Kindle charged for year…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Ice storm

January 4, 2018 dmwalsh568 0

Had my 6 month generator check done mid December. So no worries for backup power or heat here, but storm is just snow and wind in my area. Can’t tell how much snow because we’ve been getting wind gusts over 35mph so some areas are almost down to grass…

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Pandemic Preparedness • Re: Pneumonic Plague

November 8, 2017 dmwalsh568 0

While everyone jokes about how bad medicine is in 3rd world countries, for these local diseases you’re often better off being treated where doctors have a clue about what’s wrong. All too often you hear about stories where an emergency room here or in…

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Soap

October 30, 2017 dmwalsh568 0

oldasrocks wrote:NEVER NEVER NEVER try using pool shock to sterilize drinking water unless you want to wake up dead.Never try it unless you’re sure what you’re doing. Make sure it’s Calcium Hypochlorite with nothing else other than inert ingredient…

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Soap

October 29, 2017 dmwalsh568 0

Instead of bleach, consider stocking pool shock, but only after you read up on safety measures. Then make sure you print directions for safely turning the powder into bleach. And read up again regularly since it’s obviously highly concentrated and dan…

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Pandemic Preparedness • Re: Pneumonic Plague

October 27, 2017 dmwalsh568 0

casualprepper wrote:I feel like with all the possibilities of disasters or SHTF/WROL situations a massive disease outbreak will be the hardest to survive as it is the least predictable. Any tips?Social distancing is an easy way to increase your chance…