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A.N.T.S. • Re: EMP and CEMP

May 24, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
Gunns wrote:
I am on NASA’s app on my iPad and it alerts me to all CME events. I got nothing. You need to stop watching Alex Jones LOL

LOL…Alex jones is a kook. Pure click-bait.

This is why I use Ben over NASA though…I see Ben ahead of the “Official” releases to the public and he seems to be correct at about a 98% if I had to put a number on it….NASA now agrees with Bens initial assessment by example. You’ll see this VERY often if you watch continually…I do compare both all the time though as they’re both excellent resources. Ben also still gives info when NASA “Goes Dark” suspiciously for a day or two especially during bigger events…Really recommend adding him as a resource.

CME incoming… NBD…Nothing to fear, again…. This mornings update…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFCGZPCWcBA

Eyes Open, No Fear… :rolleyes::D

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Guns • Re: The internet is our greatest ally

May 24, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
Photon Guy wrote:
Look at all the great gun videos put up by hickok45 on Youtube. And he is just one of many who makes awesome gun videos.

Yep…love Hickok…and he’s experienced it as well. google+ has a tie in to Youtube..They are one in the same now and they’ll point fingers back and forth at each other saying the other is the reason for the censorship. 99% of the time you’re dead in the water….in Hickok’s case he had 2.5 mil viewers, sponsors, and other contributors raise enough of a stink that they reinstated him.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09UVlavc-Uk

James Jager(cant stand this A-Hole his point here stands)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TP6dZkEwk5k

Millitary Arms Channel…Moving to Patreon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXOQ9BvT7iA

The list goes on and on…too many to list.

How about alternate news????

The prepared Mind…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JKMNwUr2MM

Mark Dice…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc324nPxhoE

***Brad at Full spectrum Survival…***
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q36_9ruXds

Even stupid entertainment videos…

Don’t know or care about this channels name…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKEUR7xsAtA

Some dude even named “PewDee Pie”(don’t know who he is and again don’t care) has something like 6Million + subscribers is getting edited…Even though its trash, the point still stands…

Google now filters search results to remove results from something questionable…I have links that would pop up for alternate news that are great resources…..the websites still exist but the links that used to appeared in the results with specific key words in the search don’t anymore.(cant show you this as I of course didn’t save the previous searches…Glad I bookmarked the sites back when they originally appeared.)

Freedom of speech is gone gentlemen and ladies….it’s now controlled. Has been for a long time….

shortwave radio will be the answer for now…want the videos? Use Patreon and pay a buck or 2 supporting them….for now…

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Guns • Re: The internet is our greatest ally

May 23, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
rebnavy1862 wrote:
Well said.
Reb

Ditto…Very well said.

Being very well versed in alt-internet news sourcing to get the real facts, this is already manifest in the controls currently being enacted…..It’s getting harder and harder every day.

Google, FB, and others are now removing any content they deem unfit under the titles of “Inflammatory or fake news”…They are deciding what that entails.

YouTube is MASSIVELY being altered hourly, let alone daily…..More and more providers are running to Patreon(viewer supported videos) for the flagging and outright removal of videos being deemed inappropriate, especially the providers relating to firearms or running against the political narrative….. https://www.patreon.com/

Just look at the “Trending” tab in YouTube and you will see what they WANT you to THINK is Trending and thereby trying to control on what you focus on or think is important…..As ugly as it gets.

Our rights of “freedom of speech” are being attacked and controlled like never before in our history involving the disbursement of free information in the internet right this second….And its getting worse every day.

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A.N.T.S. • Re: EMP and CEMP

May 23, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
Cadit wrote:
Hi All: have any one seen or heard of what the causes were for all these power outages over the past few weeks, all across the nation. Well; I was reading this article about this CEMP that took place right before all that happened. Will, we know that a CEMP is a coronel electromagnetic Pulse. But no one new about this because none of our news services aired this information. Just another thing that our news media is suppressing from the public. NASA tried to make this public, but I understand it was ignored by main stream media. So; we had thousands of people with out power for days and even weeks, some small areas still have no power at the writing of this post. Astronomer’s and others also made statements to the same coming event. But no one picked it up.

What else you may ask are they not telling us? Well; we know its not the truth, because they through that out the door a long time ago. But it is on what’s is really happening in our country. I hope that everyone listens to AmRRON/American Redoubt Net broadcast. We have to get the truth from some where, so who can you trust today? A conditioning is taking place, to make it the norm. :clap:

Hi Cadit,

Where are you getting your info?

There’s no CME’s that have been Earth directed that I’ve seen until today for the last long while…The one today is a filament lift and is still being analyzed but its going to be very small, a glancing blow if at all….

There has been a level 2 storm though in the last few days but that is from the Coronal hole output…Speed fluxed higher a bit with the storm and while these can cause outages this stuff is happening all the time.

I don’t know how much you pay attention to this on a daily basis. I’d love to see the article you are referencing and check it out. There are quite a few “Fear monger” websites out there designed entirely around getting clicks.(not saying the article insnt real…Just haven’t seen it to know either way)

The “second sun” loons seem to be getting louder again these days…lol….this stuff comes and goes as the fear/conspiracy trends of the moment(The unreal ones that is)

Just in case you want to really study the sun and don’t already know these real science links, I recommend these below….(Real measurements/ Monitoring….No fear promotion/debunks myths…Good/real stuff)

You could very well be already aware of these real tools at your disposal so in that case the links are for others.

Ben at SO…This is 3 days old on this link(about the potential of the incoming storm) so you can see the value of the daily updates…make sure to click the “more” tab in the daily updates to see the daily links if you want to delve deeper.
(amazing education for beginner thru expert level understanding/daily AM updates and emergency alerts)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJhHd8bi404

spaceweathernews.com(speaks for itself…all the tools from NASA in a easily accessible format)
http://spaceweathernews.com/

SOHO at NASA…
https://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/spaceweather/

I am in no way an exert on these matters and am sure others here might have a deeper understanding than me on this while I have no “Formal” education in this, but have been studying this daily for about 5-6 years now I guess……I’d love to talk more on this if you’d like…Here or in PM…..please send me that article if you still have access to it.

Have a great day Cadit….be well.

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Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Tue May 23, 2017 10:14 am


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Financial Issues • Re: Big day today…MY 300th POST!!!…lol.(J/K)

May 21, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
Blondie wrote:

daaswampman wrote:I have no idea what business your in, but there are potential pitfalls with publicity. Swamp

Especially when the housing market crashes and Countrywide was your mortgage lender.

This hits dead on point.

I’m a loan officer…I do mortgages for a direct lender. Everything…if its residential(other than mobile), I do it.

Now that being said, it is an extremely GOOD company otherwise I wouldn’t have been there for 8 years. I do hold myself to a very high ethical standard.(It should really be a normal ethical standard IMO)

I’ll VERY often analyze someone’s opinion that they should purchase a certain home(with Termite damage, home inspection issues, etc..) or refinance for a benefit and I’ll tell them that are better off where they are if there is not a glaring benefit. After I’ve made sure they are VERY aware of things the realtors might not have mentioned if they want to proceed, I’ve done my bit to educate them and then help them accomplish their goals knowing they are educated about their decision.

Here’s the thing though…I’m not the only loan officer in the company….My face on the advertisement, another LO screws up or just does a bad job, they see the ad with my face and then the negative association is there………Again, this has been analyzed and assessed and our company is sound in the leadership so I feel OK about it, but the potential is there no matter how small.

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Financial Issues • Big day today…MY 300th POST!!!…lol.(J/K)

May 19, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

I really wasn’t going to post but I just noticed it is my 300th since joining….lol…Whoopee, I know. :rofl:

It is actually a big day for me in business and am committed and moving forward but would still be curious to hear opinions even if they’re “Post decision/commitment”….

I have been chosen by my company as the only employee(out of 50 or so) to be featured in a commercial that we are filming with a celebrity spokesperson (I would say he’s a “A” celebrity in the sports world, “C” celebrity in general) where I’ll have a pretty significant speaking part endorsing our company and as an 8 year employee(since the start of the company) with probably the most 5 star reviews while never getting a complaint…(yes, I’m bragging a bit here, but I’ve worked very hard for this reputation in an industry that is FILLED with scam artist…lol…I don’t know of another single person in my industry that can say this but I’m sure they exist)

I pulled out of filming originally as I really wasn’t comfortable with the exposure it would bring to me even though my business and income is potentially going to soar with this opportunity….The company owners aggressively kept asking me to reconsider even with my reservations.(leaving the company in the future, co-worker animosity, attaching my face to a product publically, etc..) My reputation is already established and I do get extra clients from this weekly from it already.

So, long story short, most likely you guys will never see it, but a lot of people in the local markets will…. (CA, but currently expanding to other states as well)

What do you all think the negative possible repercussions could be?…
The positive will be the business influx and I figure with me being specifically featured along with the celib, that I’d probably be getting a direct 10-15% of new clients asking for me specifically by name.

I think I’ve thought long and hard of possible negatives and addressed them for myself, but second opinions are always welcome for anything I’ve might have missed.
(BTW…I should have mentioned in covering my (Censored word. I’m a potty mouth) after initially pulling out I negotiated the ability to pull my image from any future airings if after 6 months initial advertising campaign I don’t like the representation it brings me as part of the final decision to proceed…Think I’ve covered all my bases)

Anyways…wish me luck, say a prayer, light an incense, whatever…..Thanks for any opinions in advance. :thumbup:

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Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Fri May 19, 2017 10:21 am


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Financial Issues • Big day today…MY 300th POST!!!…lol.(J/K)

May 19, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

I really wasn’t going to post but I just noticed it is my 300th since joining….lol…Whoopee, I know. :rofl:

It is actually a big day for me in business and am committed and moving forward but would still be curious to hear opinions even if they’re “Post decision/commitment”….

I have been chosen by my company as the only employee(out of 50 or so) to be featured in a commercial that we are filming with a celebrity spokesperson (I would say he’s a “A” celebrity in the sports world, “C” celebrity in general) where I’ll have a pretty significant speaking part endorsing our company and as an 8 year employee(since the start of the company) with probably the most 5 star reviews while never getting a complaint…(yes, I’m bragging a bit here, but I’ve worked very hard for this reputation in an industry that is FILLED with scam artist…lol…I don’t know of another single person in my industry that can say this but I’m sure they exist)

I pulled out of filming originally as I really wasn’t comfortable with the exposure it would bring to me even though my business and income is potentially going to soar with this opportunity….The company owners aggressively kept asking me to reconsider even with my reservations.(leaving the company in the future, co-worker animosity, attaching my face to a product publically, etc..) My reputation is already established and I do get extra clients from this weekly from it already.

So, long story short, most likely you guys will never see it, but a lot of people in the local markets will…. (CA, but currently expanding to other states as well)

What do you all think the negative possible repercussions could be?…
The positive will be the business influx and I figure with me being specifically featured along with the celib, that I’d probably be getting a direct 10-15% of new clients asking for me specifically by name.

I think I’ve thought long and hard of possible negatives and addressed them for myself, but second opinions are always welcome for anything I’ve might have missed.
(BTW…I should have mentioned in covering my (Censored word. I’m a potty mouth) after initially pulling out I negotiated the ability to pull my image from any future airings if after 6 months initial advertising campaign I don’t like the representation it brings me as part of the final decision to proceed…Think I’ve covered all my bases)

Anyways…wish me luck, say a prayer, light an incense, whatever…..Thanks for any opinions in advance. :thumbup:

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For Sale & Trade • Re: FS Pantry with 6 Shelf Reliance Systems and Foods

May 19, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

I’m currently looking EXACTLY for what you’re listing here, but unfortunately I’m am in CA…. :(

IMHO…You are listing a very good deal for the right person.(Me)

Shelf Reliance has changed their name to “Thrive Life”….. retail pricing has dropped(Been looking at these a while and they were $500) but I really don’t know if they’ve sacrificed quality on the newer listings vs. what you have.(That always seems to be the case these days)
http://yourownhomestore.thrivelife.com/all-products/shelving.html

Regardless, this is a very good deal even with the age of the food you’ve listed especially with the “Extras” and top-shelves you mention. :drool:

Really wish you lived closer…That would have been an immediate win-win for us both…..best of luck to you.

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For Sale & Trade • Re: FS Pantry with 6 Shelf Reliance Systems and Foods

May 19, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

I’m currently looking EXACTLY for what you’re listing here, but unfortunately I’m am in CA…. :(

IMHO…You are listing a very good deal for the right person.(Me)

Shelf Reliance has changed their name to “Thrive Life”….. retail pricing has dropped(Been looking at these a while and they were $500) but I really don’t know if they’ve sacrificed quality on the newer listings vs. what you have.(That always seems to be the case these days)
http://yourownhomestore.thrivelife.com/all-products/shelving.html

Regardless, this is a very good deal even with the age of the food you’ve listed especially with the “Extras” and top-shelves you mention. :drool:

Really wish you lived closer…That would have been an immediate win-win for us both…..best of luck to you.

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North Carolina Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Burying a tank

May 19, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
tucker0104 wrote:
Has anyone buried a tank for storage purposes? If so, I would like to talk to you. Just for future commentators: 1) I live way above the water line and will be loading it before it rains, 2) the tank I get is rated to be buried 6 foot deep so it won’t collapse as soon as a little bit of dirt hits it.

Hi tucker,

I have a friend in northern CA looking for something like you said you were doing…His neighbor had mentioned the collapse issue too.

If you wouldn’t mind please list the manufacture and model # of your tank as it sounds like yours is rated exactly what he’s looking for also please.

Thanks so much!!! :thumbup:

Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Fri May 19, 2017 8:39 am


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North Carolina Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Burying a tank

May 19, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
tucker0104 wrote:
Has anyone buried a tank for storage purposes? If so, I would like to talk to you. Just for future commentators: 1) I live way above the water line and will be loading it before it rains, 2) the tank I get is rated to be buried 6 foot deep so it won’t collapse as soon as a little bit of dirt hits it.

Hi tucker,

I have a friend in northern CA looking for something like you said you were doing…His neighbor had mentioned the collapse issue too.

If you wouldn’t mind please list the manufacture and model # of your tank as it sounds like yours is rated exactly what he’s looking for also please.

Thanks so much!!! :thumbup:

Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Fri May 19, 2017 8:39 am


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Guns • Re: Accuracy challenge

May 15, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
Cast Iron wrote:

DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE wrote:Hey CI….Long time no see/talk… :wave:

Those are great targets…Thanks for the link.

We use these ones in IDPA all the time…(For those not familiar look them up, great place to get variety in “run and gun” on multiple course setups)…great for beginners to pros…Accuracy scored and timed(simulates stress)

Black is no shoot area…black hands is an entire no shoot target as a hostage or non-combatant…Fun stuff!
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Greetings and salutations Driven.
I was in China for the past month.

I would like to get into IDPA or IPSC or similar, but the pistol requirements here in NY are insane.
So I stick with my lowly Air Rifle. For around here, the air rifle gets more use than a pistol would anyways. I have a target/rat rich environment.
And I can shoot off the back deck. Hearing protection not required, and pellets are cheap.
I participate in a few online, honor system air gun matches.

That second row of your IDPA targets, at what range are you shooting? What is the course of fire?

These reactive targets are a lot of fun. Nice change from shooting paper. I like you can see your POI as the pellet makes a mark in the white paint.
At 30yrds the head shot is actually easy.
At 40yrds is ok.
At 50yrds is when things get interesting. Not only the fundamentals but reading the wind.

I have also shot these targets at 100yrds. It is funny, at that range the pellet is in the air for 0.485 seconds according to Chairgun.
Then, PING!
And the target falls over.

Good times.

I understand. As crazy as CA is, we still have it better than Some very specific areas.(like 2 nationwide…lol) Air is great for keeping yourself in trigger disciplines like dry firing but a little more fulfilling…

As for IDPA, I shoot most often at Prado Olympic.(http://www.shootprado.com/)…This will show you(links below from at Prado) better than my words will but in general, all ranges up to about 40′, multiple courses(normally 2 per bay X 4 bays) and all skill levels….Accuracy and time are heavily monitored…There’s typically no shoot targets, at least 1 reload required, draw from concealment, and threat assessment(order of shoot) required on every stage…..Often multiple hits required before proceeding to next target…..Moving targets, poppers, barriers,Single off-hand, single strong-hand courses, movement, etc. are all part of the fun.

It can get a bit busy so patients between rounds is a mandatory or don’t even go…This sport has exploded in the last 10 years so it really depends where you go…Prado, its not unusual to be there for 6 hours and only going thru 200-240 rounds…..BUT, for about $40 its well worth the cost(minus ammo)…You get to know guys, see different handguns(and their malfunctions) so well wort the cost.

We do IDPA on the 1st and 3rd weekend every month.

IPSC steel shoots are across the street at Raahauges(http://raahauges.com/) shooting park……I’ll do that and 3 gun sometimes(private in San Diego) to mix things up on top of course with Falcon Operation Group(my favorite way refreshing as it’s a lot higher intensity … http://www.falconops.net/)

IDPA at Prado by example here….
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzGN_Wn5iPM

You can tell beginner here on this one but great representation on what to expect….
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6XWEq1L1B0

You can find your local IDPA here.http://www.idpa.com/..I suggest going out to look them over if unsure as a beginner but if you’re not ready once you see it you’ll wish you brought your gun. :thumbsup:

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Guns • Re: Accuracy challenge

May 15, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

Hey CI….Long time no see/talk… :wave:

Those are great targets…Thanks for the link.

We use these ones in IDPA all the time…(For those not familiar look them up, great place to get variety in “run and gun” on multiple course setups)…great for beginners to pros…Accuracy scored and timed(simulates stress)

Black is no shoot area…black hands is an entire no shoot target as a hostage or non-combatant…Fun stuff!
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Guns • Re: Would you get this?

May 13, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
Photon Guy wrote:

apache235 wrote:In a word, No. In several words, I can see some merit to it, but if you are being threatened then lethal force is justified, and if you are being attacked, then lethal force is necessary.

That would depend on where you are. In NJ you will almost certainly get in trouble for using lethal force, even if an intruder breaks into your house.

But provided you are not somewhere such as NJ than I see your point. If lethal force is justified than by all means use it, it will save time and tax payers money to sentence the perp. when you deliver the death penalty right then and there, provided you can be legally justified in doing so.

Uh Uh….NO. :shakeno:

If you ever even needed to defend yourself with ANY weapon, there is no justification unless in IMMINENT FEAR OF DEATH.

Even in NJ, let alone anywhere, that is the only reason to draw, let alone fire….. If you are in imminent fear of death, again even in NJ, you either accept the fate you find yourself in and do what you can, or you shoot to stop the threat if you happen to be legally armed.

That’s it. No exceptions. You never shoot to kill or you’re going to prison for a very long time. Killing someone intentionally is never justifiable no matter the circumstance. If they die as a result of your actions while defending yourself as you were without a doubt in imminent fear of death you most likely wont be found guilty of manslaughter or murder but in a lot of states, like here in CA you are most likely going to jail immediately until that’s decided even if just in the short term. that’s all part of the decision process understanding the consequences her in CA even being armed. It’s simply a decision that I choose to not die if ever in that situation understanding I’m going to jail even if short termed when being completely justified and legal because I’d rather be alive in jail than dead from that type of encounter.

My point being, if you were to even draw a salt gun to defend yourself you need to be in imminent fear of death….If you’re truly in imminent fear of death do you want salt for that where in no way it can fully incapacitate someone intent on murder towards you?

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Guns • Re: Would you get this?

May 13, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
Photon Guy wrote:

apache235 wrote:In a word, No. In several words, I can see some merit to it, but if you are being threatened then lethal force is justified, and if you are being attacked, then lethal force is necessary.

That would depend on where you are. In NJ you will almost certainly get in trouble for using lethal force, even if an intruder breaks into your house.

But provided you are not somewhere such as NJ than I see your point. If lethal force is justified than by all means use it, it will save time and tax payers money to sentence the perp. when you deliver the death penalty right then and there, provided you can be legally justified in doing so.

Uh Uh….NO. :shakeno:

If you ever even needed to defend yourself with ANY weapon, there is no justification unless in IMMINENT FEAR OF DEATH.

Even in NJ, let alone anywhere, that is the only reason to draw, let alone fire….. If you are in imminent fear of death, again even in NJ, you either accept the fate you find yourself in and do what you can, or you shoot to stop the threat if you happen to be legally armed.

That’s it. No exceptions. You never shoot to kill or you’re going to prison for a very long time. Killing someone intentionally is never justifiable no matter the circumstance. If they die as a result of your actions while defending yourself as you were without a doubt in imminent fear of death you most likely wont be found guilty of manslaughter or murder but in a lot of states, like here in CA you are most likely going to jail immediately until that’s decided even if just in the short term. that’s all part of the decision process understanding the consequences her in CA even being armed. It’s simply a decision that I choose to not die if ever in that situation understanding I’m going to jail even if short termed when being completely justified and legal because I’d rather be alive in jail than dead from that type of encounter.

My point being, if you were to even draw a salt gun to defend yourself you need to be in imminent fear of death….If you’re truly in imminent fear of death do you want salt for that where in no way it can fully incapacitate someone intent on murder towards you?

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A.N.T.S. • Re: What Do You Expect To Achieve in a GDS

May 12, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

Morning Cadit….

You seem to think a little more in line with me even asking this question….

I’ve noticed a lot of folks here that ADAMANTLY disagree with this philosophy here about helping others and thriving in a group(Strength in numbers) vs Spidey-Hole tactics for fear(a real possibility that needs to be planned for) of drawing attention to yourself,and family and becoming a target in GDS(or anything for that matter) with your preps….IMHO(To each their own and none are wrong on how they determine to proceed)

I do struggle with this myself but as a “go-to” guy for friends, family, and strangers now in daily life actually caring to help folks in general.
(one of the very reasons I joined ANTS in the first place…I thought long and hard before clicking join as it’s a serious commitment to help others when you also might be in distress at the same time in your area)

I just cant see myself shut up and locking EVERYONE out in a survival situation vs identifying and dealing with threats as they pop up while helping where you can with contingencies in place for the inevitable attention this will draw to us….

I can only say I will assess and act according to an actual individual situation when I find myself in it……I do have a plan in action already for community help(no matter how small of a group) but whether it goes into effect will depend in the nature of the situation at that specific time and the volatility in the Neighborhood/City/State.

My GENERAL advice with this in mind can be only one of 3 things …..

#1…Build the network now with neighbors, not after the event…..This is the highest risk level IMO of opening yourself up as a target but if its a real group you’ll have the strength in numbers immediately with the biggest ability to have an effect to controlling the outside factors after the event.(way too many things to go into here for building an effective group)…..This one for sure makes you “That guy down the street” and in my opinion will not really ever work unless you had at least a 75% “On Board” in your area….Too high of a security risk. Again, IMHO.

#2….Maybe bring a VERY few family/friends and have a plan of action on preps for now including a designated leader or decision committee and FIRM, SET, Pre-Established ROE to act within…Area to consolidate resources after, observing HEAVILY while maintaining discretion the reactions and deterioration or your surroundings(time and depth) and taking a very standoff approach in community involvement while offering assistance where needed while maintaining the core group as the #1 priority and deciding where to get involved and more importantly, where not to…..You can expand outwards or retract inwards based on intelligence gathered for your groups decision as you go…But remember that once you open the door getting involved so to speak there’s no going back…..There’s always a bug out option/determination that should already be set in place in the ROE plans of said core group.

#3….Spidey-Hole it up!!! ……….Don’t get involved, Keep to yourself, (Censored word. I’m a Potty mouth) ’em all, you’re on your own Skippy, I told you so/you should have listened to me, etc., etc., etc…..And again, there’s nothing wrong with this…Each person has the right to do EXACTLY as they deem for themselves and their family as long as they do no harm to those that do not try to harm you first.

Me? ….I’m #2….
This just seems like the only way to live with myself and who I am if it ever hits in my lifetime while not screaming “hit me first!!!” for everyone to hear now….Whatever happens from there with any decisions I make at the time including to those I’m responsible for has already been taken into account with this decision…

I wish you luck with whatever way you decide is best for you and your family….. You’re a “good guy” in my book Cadit for even asking the question…. :thumbsup:

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General Canning Topics • Re: Free Home Canning Guide

May 11, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
LetsPrep11 wrote:
Sorry! This link that has the complete guide.

http://www.healthycanning.com/wp-content/uploads/USDA-Complete-Guide-to-Home-Canning-2015-revision.pdf

Driven: The print is ‘Huge’ so you can read the directions from across the room! LOL Also, if they Scream the directions we might follow them.

LOL….Sounds about right. :)

Thanks again LP…. :wave:

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General Canning Topics • Re: Free Home Canning Guide

May 10, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

That link is only bringing up the intro and table of contents for me…no actual guide.

Anyone else seeing that too?
It could just be my .pdf reader……

I found this link just trying to help out…..It seems to have each section for download…I opened the jelly section here and it was huge.
http://nchfp.uga.edu/publications/publications_usda.html

Thanks for the heads up Letsprep11…..

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Water • Re: Lifesaver Cube Water Filtration Review and Thoughts

May 9, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
rickdun wrote:
I don’t know much about the lifesaver, but what I’ve read, it doesn’t do anything with heavy metals, unless I missed it.

I have a big berky, one filter is good for 3,000 gallons of water and does everything the lifesaver does plus heavy metals, etc..

I also have an alexapure pro, one filter is good for 5,000 gallons of water and does the heavy metal thing also plus toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals, etc..

I have 3 extra filters for each one of the above plus the one that came with them, for a total of 32,000 gallons of water.

yep….The Big Berky kills it IMHO…..We’ve been using ours for about 2 years now daily in the house. In short, it’s amazing….Extremely low maintenance. I’m only running it with 2 big blacks and fluoride filters(can expand to 4) I’ve replaced my fluoride filters only once(probably early) cleaned the blacks 2 times, and the upper and lower more frequently even though it most likely doesn’t need it as often as I do….

With just the 2 filters we’re almost never out of water…If we notice a slower pressure we just pull the faucet/hose sprayer right from the sink and it reaches the top tank on the kitchen counter even on the stand and fill it for about 3-4 min to top it off…pressure is high again within about 20-30 min…..This is for 2 adults and 1 2yr old and 2 small pets with heavy water drinking habits.

This is pretty much our setup without the water level indicator(I hear that’s a leak point but don’t really know)…

I really cant stress enough if you can have it where your faucet reaches the top so you don’t have to do the “Bucket brigade” to fill it each time…makes life O SO EASY. The stand is a huge addition too as I can even get my Keurig water reservoir under the spicket to fill my coffee up every other day. I also store my drinking cup under the Berkey…(It’s stupid to wash a glass after a single drink of water IMHO)
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Then we have the Katadyn that’s as portable as it gets really for as solid as it is….

With a single portable filter good for 71 years supply of water(or 23 years for a family of 3), and being surrounded by 3 man made lakes(Duck ponds really) within 1 mile, and 150 gal of stored water, I think were not doing to bad for in the middle of a city…..(and then there’s the 2 gajillion-billion-million swimming pools here in southern CA that are great backups for anything short of a Nuclear fallout)

(review here)
https://offgridsurvival.com/katadynpocketmicrofilterreview/

I honestly think I’m as good as I’m going to try for in this location…If my water needs aren’t met with these preps in whatever hits, if ever, the survival issue at stake would be dyer/life-ending and wouldn’t be from a shortage of food or water…

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Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Tue May 09, 2017 10:10 am


General Family Preparedness • Re: Prepper Spending Challenge! How would you do it?

May 5, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
IceFire wrote:
Rice (50 lb bag at Costco under $15) Wheat, barley, oats, and corn (all available at the feed store for $15 or under for a 50 lb bag), extra garden seeds, heck, I could even get a couple of pigs and maybe even a cow or two!

Already have the goats and chickens for milk, meat, and eggs, in addition to the garden. Also have plenty of rabbits and quail, as well.

Here we go again…lol…my jealousy is shining thru. :)

Someday I’ll get there….

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Prepper Spending Challenge! How would you do it?

May 5, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
IceFire wrote:
Rice (50 lb bag at Costco under $15) Wheat, barley, oats, and corn (all available at the feed store for $15 or under for a 50 lb bag), extra garden seeds, heck, I could even get a couple of pigs and maybe even a cow or two!

Already have the goats and chickens for milk, meat, and eggs, in addition to the garden. Also have plenty of rabbits and quail, as well.

Here we go again…lol…my jealousy is shining thru. :)

Someday I’ll get there….

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Prepper Spending Challenge! How would you do it?

May 4, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
NJMike wrote:
I agree with the list/approach from Sageprice.

Looking at the Walmart/Augason deal- Averaged out it’s over 400 calories per dollar, 1975 calories a day for year. That might be hard to beat on dollar for dollar depending on approach, however it doesn’t include basic condiments and spices, and has many not-meat items with TVP.

I have over a year of food for myself. It’s a mix of Augason, Emergency Essentials, Mountain House, LDS canned goods, my own canned goods, 5 gallon pails of bulk items (like honey) and a variety of shelf stable grocery or discount club purchased food items. That’s provides greater variety to avoid diet fatigue. I just rotate through items with shorter shelf life.

Also, Not all my food needs hot water for reconstitution, which I think can be a huge drawback to the “year of #10 cans” dehydrated and freeze dried approach. There may be situations where water or fuel needs to be conserved. Canned vegetables and meats can be stewed in their own juices. Tuna fish, canned fruits, and other items are easily consumed out of the can without heating. I even have some B&M canned bread, as a carrying device for the Red Feather butter. :)

Nice Mike…Good preps.

I’m in a rental…4 bedrooms…..And while I garden(supplements a little, but it’s more about getting the experience) I’m very limited in my space and production…Almost nothing gets saved past the season.

With that, and needing the portability of a future move in there, and being in the middle of a huge city, the freeze0dried option was a no-brainer option for me to get an immediate 3 month jump start on my preps for a family of 3 and starting from scratch…

I started with a bulk order of Wise.(I know, THE SODIUM!) but it gave me a little room to breath…. Since then(years back) I’ve been able to supplement and diversify….I’ve spent way over this specific budget listed(Family of 3) but I’m up to a conservative estimate of 7 months breathing room if SHTF with heavy rationing…water included in that.

I really want more “real food” options but I figure I’ve got it better than 90% of the 5 million people I’m surrounded by…..

Sometimes on here I second guess my preps as being inadequate or the wrong items from seeing how far behind I am from others, but I guess I’m grading on a “real curve” in a prepper community and going to judge myself harsher than when talking with neighbors/friends…..There like stated I’m in the top 10% at a guess. ;)

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Guns • Re: New shotgun

May 4, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
Norman11 wrote:
It is illegal in California Below copied from the California Penal Code. 18¼ inch Barrel and overall 26¼ will keep you out of Jail

(c) (1) As used in this section, a “short-barreled shotgun” means
any of the following:
(A) A firearm which is designed or redesigned to fire a fixed
shotgun shell and having a barrel or barrels of less than 18 inches
in length.
(B) A firearm which has an overall length of less than 26 inches
and which is designed or redesigned to fire a fixed shotgun shell.
(C) Any weapon made from a shotgun (whether by alteration,
modification, or otherwise) if that weapon, as modified, has an
overall length of less than 26 inches or a barrel or barrels of less
than 18 inches in length.

We’ll yes, that’s correct….It’s only legal in the United States. I was speaking to all of you that live in actual free states….lol :floppytongue:

Here’s a disclaimer/No-ship list on Buds website…. ***We’re currently not shipping this firearm to CA, NY, NJ, MA, MD, TX or OH*** –

Don’t know the exact reason for this list as some mentioned here are considered free states.

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Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Thu May 04, 2017 5:03 pm


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General Family Preparedness • Re: Prepper Spending Challenge! How would you do it?

May 4, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
sageprice wrote:
Beans, rice, dehydrated potatoes, dehydrated onions, canned meat, two dehydrators , frozen veggies of all kind, frozen meat for dehydrating, canning jars, dried peas, lentils, spices, flour, SALT, bouillon cubes, dried soup, coffee powder, tea, sugar, ghee, lard, cooking oil, alcohol of all types O man the list just goes on…..!

lol! BooM!!!

There we go….great list! :thumbup:

Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Thu May 04, 2017 9:15 am


Guns • Re: New shotgun

May 4, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
BK in KC wrote:

rickdun wrote:BK, I agree to an extent, anything less than 18 inches, shotgun or rifle is classified as a Title 2 weapon and requires a tax stamp/permit from NFA. 26 U.S.C. and NFA regulations.

From the article:

It’s the same position that ATF has always taken regarding PGO firearms that fire a fixed shotgun shell that have NEVER had a buttstock attached to them—they’re NOT shotguns! They’re simply firearms. As such, they don’t necessarily need to have 18″+ barrels on them to remain out of the purview of the NFA.

You see, the very definition of a “shotgun” requires that it be “designed or redesigned, made or remade, and intended to be fired from the shoulder…” Without a buttstock ever having been fitted to the PGO firearms in question, they can’t be fired from the shoulder and are therefore not shotguns. Hence, with a 14″ barrel, they can’t be considered short-barreled shotguns, as they aren’t shotguns to begin with.

PGO firearms that remain longer than 26″ in overall length also can’t be defined as AOWs. That’s because the term “any other weapon” (AOW) means “any weapon or device capable of being concealed on the person…” And ATF maintains that to be concealed, the firearm needs to be shorter than 26″.

So basically this firearm is taking advantage of loopholes to remain technically legal and not subject to the NFA.

Correct….non-NFA….it’s good 2 go.

I recommend carrying basic rules in a printout though to keep a LEO that might not be aware of the law though…

I fully support our guys but you have to remember that I’m in CA…depending on department mentality, rookie tuff guy etc., you should have something to possible stop a time consuming process of getting your firearm back and the cost involved with that…..We’ve had a lot of “Over enthusiastic/under-educated”(not entirely their fault) LEO’s that can be a little hostile/aggressive out here(again, understandable with what they have to deal with daily) cost some people a lot of undue expenses for perfectly legal firearms…

Here in CA, if you have any black rifle you should have a printout of this, just in case……It’s laughable really but it has saved a few confiscations.

Check out what we have to deal with/carry here in Commiefornia if you want to be safe….lol…..This had A LOT more paths to a “Green box” in 2016….now in 2017 since all mine were bought before the ban I just stop at box #1 being legal there…… but imagine if you bought one today here….lol.
https://www.calguns.net/caawid/flowchart.pdf

Just be happy you don’t live here. ;)

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Guns • Re: Boycott Springfield Armory, Rock River Arms

May 3, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

Wow….This goes deep from the looks of things…

Even contributing to Anti-Gun politicians thru the foundation????….Wow!

Explanation and call to action…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDnhN5Re_0A

Article about them funneling the money…
http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2017/05/john-boch/arie-friedman-friedman-v-highland-park-wants-apology-springfield/

Damage control and severing ties….
http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2017/05/robert-farago/springfield-armory-severs-ties-ifma-acting-principles/

For sure, we are a passionate group that reacts quickly to things like this…This story is still developing but I for one have an extremely hard time believing that they couldn’t know what was going on in their own foundation they created….This to me looks like a calculated mis-step and are now in damage control mode……. TBC.

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Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Wed May 03, 2017 10:51 am


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General Family Preparedness • Re: Prepper Spending Challenge! How would you do it?

May 3, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
Gunns wrote:

oldasrocks wrote:I’d spend it all on beef and cheese sandwiches and stick them in the freezer. Or maybe frozen pizzas.

I wouldn’t. I wouldn’t be able to expel that, cork comes to mind.

1 years worth ha?

Well I would buy my normal stuff. Veggies in cans, cheeases, meat in cans, fruit in cans or can it myself. Stock up on vitamins. Anything left over I would buy the comfort foods like cake!

Don’t forget to chew the Gum Rocks….That’s why its in the kit. :rofl:

Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Wed May 03, 2017 10:04 am


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General Preparedness Discussion • Re: MAY 2017 – What Did You Do To Prep This Week/Month?

May 3, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
IceFire wrote:
Got the parsley planted. Also picked up some more plants…Zucchini, more strawberries, lemon balm, bee balm, lemon verbena, creeping thyme, butternut squash, and spaghetti squash. I’ll plant them when I feel better…husband had a stomach bug over the weekend, and “shared” it with me.

Ugg…That stomach bug was out here in CA but it seemed to resolve within 2-3 days….We didn’t get that but we got hit with a nasty cold that turned bacterial…Entire family. Difficulty breathing, sinus infections and my little girl got 2 different earaches over the 3 weeks….Doc said we “caught a cold on top of a cold”……I envy your trips over the border for the “pet meds”….For the life of me I cant find a “Vet” willing to work with me here for scripts of antibiotics. :thumbdown:

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General Family Preparedness • Prepper Spending Challenge! How would you do it?

May 2, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

OK….Just for fun here but its also going to be informative with ideas for all…

See link here….
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Augason-Farms-Deluxe-1-Year-1-Person-Food-Storage-Kit-138-pc/55292804

I came across this doing research today on Wally Worlds website…

We all know that this would be a horrible way to live for a year on this food as an option for survival, but hey, it would get the job done in a pinch….
(Keep in mind this does have a can of seeds so that can be assumed as part of the labor involved in this option for conditions below.)

The Challenge….

How would you spend the money given the exact same budget guaranteeing your FOOD survival needs for 1 person for 1 year?
How would your survival situation be improved?
Does the extra labor involved in your solution offset the ease/cost of Wally Worlds option of a single button push one year solution.

The rules:
Sky’s the limit on creativity…
You must not overspend($1,778 is the cap spending limit)
It must sustain at a min. a single person for 1 year.

—OR—

Are you the guy/gal that would take the quick out of a single button push for a years peace of mind while sacrificing quality?

So again, this is just for fun…..Feel free to get as detailed or brief as you want in your solution…Just have fun with it if you care to participate…

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Guns • Re: Boycott Springfield Armory, Rock River Arms

May 2, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

I personally will be screaming from the top of my lungs against these manufactures. I was just looking at getting a Springfield…They just lost that sale.

This sets a HORRIBLE example in the gun community.

[SNIP]
The prime funders of IFMA are Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms. In response to a request for comment on the deal, Springfield Armory CEO Dennis Reese gave TTAG the following statement:

“The legislative process is a fluid process. The bill has only moved through one chamber(With our help), and it is still in the process. We fully support the Second Amendment and stand by it. (…when it fits our interest unless it helps our bottom line to sell out)

The Illinois Manufacturers Association will continue to fight and protect not only manufacturers(us, in particular), but dealers and the gun owner as well.” (That specifically sell our products…)

This is as low as it gets….

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Pandemic Preparedness • Re: Mystery illness in Liberia

May 1, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
ReadyMom wrote:

dmwalsh568 wrote: I really need to check on fish to see if they have enough antibiotics just in case. :whistling:

We were visiting soccer-playing son, in Texas the past few days. While there, he’s so close to the border we went on another shopping trip to Mexico, so I stocked up again. (Did so last month, while there, too! :D ). My fish will be very healthy, should anything pop up 8) . I was also able to get pure vanilla & honey in 2 lb bottles for just a couple of dollars ($2-3!!) each! Both have indefinite shelf life.

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ReadyMom…. How does Vanilla help?….I haven’t heard of that….

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Pandemic Preparedness • Re: Mystery illness in Liberia

May 1, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
ReadyMom wrote:

dmwalsh568 wrote: I really need to check on fish to see if they have enough antibiotics just in case. :whistling:

We were visiting soccer-playing son, in Texas the past few days. While there, he’s so close to the border we went on another shopping trip to Mexico, so I stocked up again. (Did so last month, while there, too! :D ). My fish will be very healthy, should anything pop up 8) . I was also able to get pure vanilla & honey in 2 lb bottles for just a couple of dollars ($2-3!!) each! Both have indefinite shelf life.

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ReadyMom…. How does Vanilla help?….I haven’t heard of that….

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General Preparedness Discussion • Re: MAY 2017 – What Did You Do To Prep This Week/Month?

May 1, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
rebnavy1862 wrote:

DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE wrote:April was great not counting being sick for 3 weeks….Entire house got it…A good reminder for isolation procedures to have in place in the event of pandemic.

Continuing to get experience in Gardening…
Cantaloupes for the first time,
redid some beds,
hatched praying mantis eggs(seems like a waste),
continuing research on moving location(Wife needs to be happy),
added 2 new areas of preps,

and made bread from scratch for the first time ever growing my knowledge and skills there….Bread turned out AMAZING…Pretty happy for a first timer…. :thumbup:

But did you eat the whole loaf at one sitting?
Reb

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lol…No Reb, but I would have if I could. That and a tub of butter…. I’m on a diet and we were getting BBQ in the evening…I saved 1600 calories for just that meal and what passes for moonshine out here in CA(100 proof..laughable but it was tasty)

Down 14 lbs in 2-1/2 weeks so kicking butt…….

OH YA!!! That’s another prep I’ve been working on…Getting rid of the gut! ;) …14 lbs down, 15 to go for a target of 195.

Here’s my before and after so far….

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I may only be 45, but I don’t look a day over 70! ;)

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Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Mon May 01, 2017 5:00 pm


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General Preparedness Discussion • Re: MAY 2017 – What Did You Do To Prep This Week/Month?

May 1, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
rebnavy1862 wrote:

DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE wrote:April was great not counting being sick for 3 weeks….Entire house got it…A good reminder for isolation procedures to have in place in the event of pandemic.

Continuing to get experience in Gardening…
Cantaloupes for the first time,
redid some beds,
hatched praying mantis eggs(seems like a waste),
continuing research on moving location(Wife needs to be happy),
added 2 new areas of preps,

and made bread from scratch for the first time ever growing my knowledge and skills there….Bread turned out AMAZING…Pretty happy for a first timer…. :thumbup:

But did you eat the whole loaf at one sitting?
Reb

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lol…No Reb, but I would have if I could. That and a tub of butter…. I’m on a diet and we were getting BBQ in the evening…I saved 1600 calories for just that meal and what passes for moonshine out here in CA(100 proof..laughable but it was tasty)

Down 14 lbs in 2-1/2 weeks so kicking butt…….

OH YA!!! That’s another prep I’ve been working on…Getting rid of the gut! ;) …14 lbs down, 15 to go for a target of 195.

Here’s my before and after so far….

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I may only be 45, but I don’t look a day over 70! ;)

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General Preparedness Discussion • Re: MAY 2017 – What Did You Do To Prep This Week/Month?

May 1, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

April was great not counting being sick for 3 weeks….Entire house got it…A good reminder for isolation procedures to have in place in the event of pandemic.

Continuing to get experience in Gardening…
Cantaloupes for the first time,
redid some beds,
hatched praying mantis eggs(seems like a waste),
continuing research on moving location(Wife needs to be happy),
added 2 new areas of preps,

and made bread from scratch for the first time ever growing my knowledge and skills there….Bread turned out AMAZING…Pretty happy for a first timer…. :thumbup:

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: EMP and Stored Data

April 30, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
daaswampman wrote:
I wonder what a solar storm like a Carrington Event would have a stored data?

On Saturday, September 3, 1859, the Baltimore American and Commercial Advertiser reported:

Those who happened to be out late on Thursday night had an opportunity of witnessing another magnificent display of the auroral lights. The phenomenon was very similar to the display on Sunday night, though at times the light was, if possible, more brilliant, and the prismatic hues more varied and gorgeous. The light appeared to cover the whole firmament, apparently like a luminous cloud, through which the stars of the larger magnitude indistinctly shone. The light was greater than that of the moon at its full, but had an indescribable softness and delicacy that seemed to envelop everything upon which it rested. Between 12 and 1 o’clock, when the display was at its full brilliancy, the quiet streets of the city resting under this strange light, presented a beautiful as well as singular appearance.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_storm_of_1859

You most likely already know this Swamp, but for those that don’t….. We almost had another Carrington event in 2012…I watched it happen. Scary to say the least….Honestly, its just a matter of time, not “IF” it will happen again.

https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2014/02may_superstorm

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Louisiana Discussion, News and Weather • Re: A Happy Ending!

April 30, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

lol….ya, read that on Friday.

I hadn’t even heard of this thing before it went kaput…Guess I’m not the social butterfly I used to be. :rolleyes:

My favorite video was the smug comments as they were being chained in the terminal awaiting a flight out….Like their self entitled asses cant believe how they’re being treated in … SOMEONE ELSES COUNTRY!….lol…laughable.

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General Food Topics • Re: HONEY: powder

April 29, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
rickdun wrote:

DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE wrote:

rebnavy1862 wrote:I like Augason Farms. So far, everything I’ve tried was good. Haven’t tried the honey. I store the real thing.
Reb

I went to Wal-Mart BTW…..What a disappointment.

I went for three things including Augson Farms stuff…Nada. Zip. Ziltch….What a wasted trip…I’m done with that store…the masses of people too…Pffft.

Back online I go…

DR1VEN, I have not found Augson Farms stuff in the store, only on line. It’s free shipping on $35.00 orders.

ya, figured as much but took a chance since I needed a few other things too and haven’t stepped foot in that madhouse for about 2 years….Everything I needed wasn’t there…lol.

I’ll give then a shot next time if I like it…Had $100 credit on Amazon so I just did my same-ol’ – same-ol’ tried and true….a couple bucks more there but the 2 day delivery and return policies(free pickup if done right/immediate credit) are hard to beat on Amazon.

I do really appreciate the info though Rick…..Doing a little last min splurging with current political tensions….In no way would I consider myself set in SHTF, but at a guess, 99% better off than the rest of the knuckleheads here in SoCal…..at least for 5-6 months.

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: Is this the end?

April 29, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
ReadyMom wrote:

oldasrocks wrote:Yes Reb, the world ended. You’re just so bad you came back as yourself.

It’s raining so hard in Missouri we had to put life jackets on our chickens and geese.

So, you’ve got chickens running around looking like THIS?

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Don’t forget their pants Rocks….lol…I cant get enough of this one. :rofl:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWjxRwHTZiw

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General Food Topics • Re: HONEY: powder

April 29, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0
rebnavy1862 wrote:
I like Augason Farms. So far, everything I’ve tried was good. Haven’t tried the honey. I store the real thing.
Reb

I went to Wal-Mart BTW…..What a disappointment.

I went for three things including Augson Farms stuff…Nada. Zip. Ziltch….What a wasted trip…I’m done with that store…the masses of people too…Pffft.

Back online I go…

Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:58 pm