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Louisiana Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Is it time to get rid of cash?

July 16, 2017 Fullmoon 0

By eliminating hand to hand cash transactions the government places itself in the position of the middle man, to monitor and tax all transactions. Isn’t that a sweetheart deal? What really slays me is how many people are in favor of going cashless. Visa has made it the hip chic trendy new way of conducting binith with all sorts of hand held electronic devices placed conveniently for you to use. The govt is intent on squeezing every penny they can get out of the population via techno taxation. The country of Uruguay attempted to eliminate cash a few years ago but the citizens rioted and burned down several large banks in Montevideo. Maybe they are smarter than Americans.

Statistics: Posted by Fullmoon — Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:33 pm


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Louisiana Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Is it time to get rid of cash?

July 16, 2017 Fullmoon 0

By eliminating hand to hand cash transactions the government places itself in the position of the middle man, to monitor and tax all transactions. Isn’t that a sweetheart deal? What really slays me is how many people are in favor of going cashless. Visa has made it the hip chic trendy new way of conducting binith with all sorts of hand held electronic devices placed conveniently for you to use. The govt is intent on squeezing every penny they can get out of the population via techno taxation. The country of Uruguay attempted to eliminate cash a few years ago but the citizens rioted and burned down several large banks in Montevideo. Maybe they are smarter than Americans.

Statistics: Posted by Fullmoon — Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:33 pm


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Water • Re: 55 gallon drum storage. What did I do wrong?

June 27, 2017 Fullmoon 0

There are water storage tanks on the market that are made from food grade plastic that prevent UV light from penetrating. I have 3 of them , 3000 gallon, and 2 1550 gallon sized tanks sitting up on the hill in direct sunlight with no bleach added to the water and have never had any problems. The water stored in these tanks remains pristine. These tanks come in different sizes and configurations to fit any situation. Might be a good thing to look on the web for a better storage vessel. Another prospect is rain catching storage tanks built to fit up against walls of the house.

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Water • Re: 55 gallon drum storage. What did I do wrong?

June 27, 2017 Fullmoon 0

There are water storage tanks on the market that are made from food grade plastic that prevent UV light from penetrating. I have 3 of them , 3000 gallon, and 2 1550 gallon sized tanks sitting up on the hill in direct sunlight with no bleach added to the water and have never had any problems. The water stored in these tanks remains pristine. These tanks come in different sizes and configurations to fit any situation. Might be a good thing to look on the web for a better storage vessel. Another prospect is rain catching storage tanks built to fit up against walls of the house.

Statistics: Posted by Fullmoon — Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:19 am


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General Homesteading Topics • Re: Type of lime for an outhouse

June 20, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Dolomite lime is not strong enough to work in the outhouse. The best, cheapest lime to use is construction lime used in mixing plaster and brick mortar, known as Flint Coat or Type F lime. Don’t know for sure but I think quick lime was placed on the hazardous materials list by the EPA people a number of years ago. Haven’t seen any for sale in many moons.

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Guns • Re: Curved verses Straight triggers for the AR Platform

June 9, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Straight triggers were the rage during the 1890s when H&H and Drilling Rifles became popular for African hunts. Straight triggers were easier and faster to make but straight or curved, when you touched off a 600 Nitro Express its going to hurt you. Then straight triggers were installed on smaller bore high end Mauser and Martini hunting rifles of the bolt action design. It was found that a rifle with a curved trigger shot tighter groups because more surface area of the trigger finger came in contact with the curved trigger. This caused improved hand to brain nerve signal transmission so since then most military rack grade and civilian hunting rifles have been made with curved triggers. The latest drop in equipment may be a sales gimmick, hurry up and get yours before they are gone and you are left standing in the dust, I don’t know. I have been plinking with the AR for a half century and am too old to change triggers and learn something new. Old time muscle memory pretty much controls what I do and how I shoot, I got used to curved triggers and like them so will keep them on my rifles.

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Gardening • Re: Curing potatoes?

May 30, 2017 Fullmoon 0

The above ground green shoots will die back and fall off on their own. I leave them lay there to decompose. Its good to rotate crops if possible to avoid potato scab. I have a huge garden with plenty of room to build another raised bed and fill it up with compost and used planting soil. This year I yanked the plants in the strawberry patch, added last fall’s maple leaves and soil, manure, granite dust, rock phosphate and a little green sand and planted last years seed potato’s. They are doing fine. I always think I have dug up all the potato’s till they start popping out where I planted them last year so I have volunteer’s growing amongst the goose berry’s and other crops. I used to yank them but have decided to leave them there, what can they hurt? That straw or leave mulch will break down and I turn that into the soil with a shovel every spring to add nutrients to the soil.

Statistics: Posted by Fullmoon — Tue May 30, 2017 5:28 pm


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Gardening • Re: Curing potatoes?

May 30, 2017 Fullmoon 0

I usually leave potato’s right in the ground and dig them up as needed. Cover with a 6″ layer of leaves or straw so they don’t freeze during December and January. Must have well drained soil to do this or they may rot. Have not had any insect problems and this will save time, labor and storage space.

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Guns • Re: Sig Sauer P320

May 27, 2017 Fullmoon 0

I had never heard of the Sig 320 before reading your post. Looked it up on the Sig site and was shocked to see its a new design with a striker and no hammer. That Romeo sight may have its advantages and improve accuracy but would be very impractical for carrying and drawing. Special holster required so this piece may be delegated to occupying a desk drawer at home or used at the range only. I have a P220 and love it, very accurate and reliable but anytime a manufacturer comes out with a new model I always wait and let someone else buy one and let them discover any potential flaws in the new design.

Statistics: Posted by Fullmoon — Sat May 27, 2017 10:44 am


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Guns • Re: Sig Sauer P320

May 27, 2017 Fullmoon 0

I had never heard of the Sig 320 before reading your post. Looked it up on the Sig site and was shocked to see its a new design with a striker and no hammer. That Romeo sight may have its advantages and improve accuracy but would be very impractical for carrying and drawing. Special holster required so this piece may be delegated to occupying a desk drawer at home or used at the range only. I have a P220 and love it, very accurate and reliable but anytime a manufacturer comes out with a new model I always wait and let someone else buy one and let them discover any potential flaws in the new design.

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Drying, Dehydrating, & Smoking • Re: Have you built your own solar dehydrator?

May 16, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Whatdayamean, they sell zink supplements in the health food stores for $45 per bottle. I get my zink for free. ;) Here where I live the summers are DRY, real low humidity like 6% so things dry out fast. Making grapes takes the longest amount of time, like 3 days for Thompson grapes. I set the box up on some concrete blocks inside the garden fence where it gets the most sun, this way I can pick fruit and its a short walk over to the dehydrator. Temperatures vary and are not constant but it works just the same.

Statistics: Posted by Fullmoon — Mon May 15, 2017 10:31 pm


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Drying, Dehydrating, & Smoking • Re: Have you built your own solar dehydrator?

May 16, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Whatdayamean, they sell zink supplements in the health food stores for $45 per bottle. I get my zink for free. ;) Here where I live the summers are DRY, real low humidity like 6% so things dry out fast. Making grapes takes the longest amount of time, like 3 days for Thompson grapes. I set the box up on some concrete blocks inside the garden fence where it gets the most sun, this way I can pick fruit and its a short walk over to the dehydrator. Temperatures vary and are not constant but it works just the same.

Statistics: Posted by Fullmoon — Mon May 15, 2017 10:31 pm


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Drying, Dehydrating, & Smoking • Re: Have you built your own solar dehydrator?

May 15, 2017 Fullmoon 0

I built a large food dryer to hang bunches of grapes in and make raisins. Keeps the flies off the fruit and stops the birds from stealing the harvest. I used wooden dowels to hang the grapes from. Remove the dowels and insert some galvanized metal lath to place other fruits on to de-hydrate. Works great. Built mine out of 2×2″ frame with a hinged top to allow access from the top and covered with screen door material.

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Gardening

May 13, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Figure on growing enough food in your garden to allow for the losses caused by pests. Birds alone will steal most of your berry’s if the plants are not covered with bird netting. Its those big critters like black bears that destroy fruit trees and take the fruit and no fence will keep them out, they will jump over or pull down the stoutest of fences. I have had good luck with a solar powered electric fence along with a 6′ high “no climb” fence with steel “T” fence posts driven into the ground. The electric fence eliminated the bear problem. Deer walk up to the fence and eyeball all the goodies, lick their lips and walk away.

Statistics: Posted by Fullmoon — Sat May 13, 2017 9:35 am


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A.N.T.S. • Re: Gardening

May 13, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Figure on growing enough food in your garden to allow for the losses caused by pests. Birds alone will steal most of your berry’s if the plants are not covered with bird netting. Its those big critters like black bears that destroy fruit trees and take the fruit and no fence will keep them out, they will jump over or pull down the stoutest of fences. I have had good luck with a solar powered electric fence along with a 6′ high “no climb” fence with steel “T” fence posts driven into the ground. The electric fence eliminated the bear problem. Deer walk up to the fence and eyeball all the goodies, lick their lips and walk away.

Statistics: Posted by Fullmoon — Sat May 13, 2017 9:35 am


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Water • Re: sump pump question

May 7, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Generally speaking, it takes 35 feet of mother earth to filter out the contaminants in ground water. This would depend on where you live, if green grass lawn fertilizers or weed & feed are being applied by the next door neighbor versus living in a rural area where the ground is not contaminated by such things.

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Guns • Re: Rusty AR barrel

April 17, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Were you shooting foreign made 22 ammo? If so there is no telling what they used for a primer material. All of the ammo I see lately is made in a foreign country and there have been many that don’t go bang. I had some Winchester made in Australia that had a 10% misfire rate, will never buy it again. Some companies still use mercury for primer material and it will destroy your bore if you don’t immediately clean it after firing.

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Guns • Re: Rusty AR barrel

April 17, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Were you shooting foreign made 22 ammo? If so there is no telling what they used for a primer material. All of the ammo I see lately is made in a foreign country and there have been many that don’t go bang. I had some Winchester made in Australia that had a 10% misfire rate, will never buy it again. Some companies still use mercury for primer material and it will destroy your bore if you don’t immediately clean it after firing.

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Guns • Re: .22 ammo

April 14, 2017 Fullmoon 0

During Tricky Dickie’s administration, in his second term, a brick of 500 rounds of 22 cost $5 at K-Mart. This was the Blue Light Special price and there was no limit on how many bricks you could buy. At that time in the early 70s you had to sign your name in a log book when making the purchase and it was Ronald Reagan who did away with that nonsense after he became president. I shot up at least one brick every Saturday afternoon for practice and giggles.

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Guns • Re: Handgun recommendation requested

April 11, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Granted, a 22 LR isn’t a 45 but at close range it will pass right through a human body or a skull. It can do damage at over a mile if you are unfortunate enough to get hit by a misplaced or errant shot. There are many reported incidents of this happening. The thing about a magazine fed 22 is they are prone to jamming due to that rimmed cartridge and also because of improper, or incomplete primer deposits in the rim. I have misfires all the time especially with new ammunition manufactured in places like Australia. John Browning developed the 25 caliber ACP cartridge for more positive feeding in a magazine fed semi auto pistol. There is no rim on the 25 to cause feeding problems and the 25 fires a slightly heavier projectile. More reliable for a carry gun.

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Gardening • Re: starting tomatoes from seed

April 10, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Sounds like you may be watering them too much. Once the seeds sprout and push up out of the soil you can let the soil dry out and not water every day. The soil should be damp but not soggy so the roots don’t drown. Being indoors there is less evaporation from the soil. I plant seeds in Jiffy-7 peat pods and set them in a covered plastic tray placed next to the wood stove. They don’t need much light to germinate but warm temps will help with germination and as soon as the plants pop through the soil I remove the top and set the tray on the windowsill and cut back the watering to every third day. Works every time. They sell Jiffy-7 tray kits at most gardening outlets and they last for years of re-use.

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Batteries etc… • Re: How do battery banks work?

April 6, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Placing your battery bank inside a bunker where you are living may not be such a good idea. Lead acid batteries like the L-16 6 volt deep cycle storage battery emit hydrogen gas when charging. You would have to build a box to enclose your batteries and run a vent pipe to the outside of the bunker. I ran my house with 8 L-16 batteries hooked up in series and in parallel to attain 12 volts. They were kept charged by 8 solar panels regulated with a Trace C-40 charge controller. But then you will also need an inverter to convert 12 volt DC to 110 volt AC current. My battery bank lasted 12 years in constant use before the batteries quit holding a charge and had to be replaced.

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Guns • Re: EOTech Recalls/Settlements

April 4, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Have not heard of this before. I have had no issues with my model 512 as far as temperature swings but its mild here with no radical differences like you might find in the Midwest. I like the scope but cannot train myself to keep the left eye open as recommended.

Statistics: Posted by Fullmoon — Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:27 pm


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Guns • Re: Thoughts on how to handle

March 25, 2017 Fullmoon 0

There are plenty of former Navy SEALS and former Special Forces people out there making training video’s and selling them to the general public, as well as teaching classes. This business market focus has moved from retired police people to the special operator’s arena in the last 12 to 15 years due to the never ending sandbox engagements. One of the most vocal was Col Bo Gritz who operated his SPIKE training classes over in Idaho during the 1990s. There have always been flakes and drop outs as well as wanna bees who profess to have been in the special warfare arena. At one time all ex SF people carried a challenge coin to prove they had actually been in the SF but today anyone can purchase a challenge coin in most surplus stores. With no DD-214 or DD-215 as proof of service Its best to distance yourself from this situation. He may be just another con artist trying to make a buck off of an experience that never happened.

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Guns • Re: Thoughts on how to handle

March 25, 2017 Fullmoon 0

There are plenty of former Navy SEALS and former Special Forces people out there making training video’s and selling them to the general public, as well as teaching classes. This business market focus has moved from retired police people to the special operator’s arena in the last 12 to 15 years due to the never ending sandbox engagements. One of the most vocal was Col Bo Gritz who operated his SPIKE training classes over in Idaho during the 1990s. There have always been flakes and drop outs as well as wanna bees who profess to have been in the special warfare arena. At one time all ex SF people carried a challenge coin to prove they had actually been in the SF but today anyone can purchase a challenge coin in most surplus stores. With no DD-214 or DD-215 as proof of service Its best to distance yourself from this situation. He may be just another con artist trying to make a buck off of an experience that never happened.

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Gardening • Re: How to best take advantage of forest fire damage

March 24, 2017 Fullmoon 0

OK for you scientific types, I was talking to a corn farmer at my Battalion re-union and he told me he had to apply gypsum to his soil to get the correct ph for corn. I think he was from the state of Nebraska. I had never heard of this before, lived all over the country and don’t remember anyone applying gypsum. Which way does gyp move the ph?

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Gardening • Re: How to best take advantage of forest fire damage

March 24, 2017 Fullmoon 0

OK for you scientific types, I was talking to a corn farmer at my Battalion re-union and he told me he had to apply gypsum to his soil to get the correct ph for corn. I think he was from the state of Nebraska. I had never heard of this before, lived all over the country and don’t remember anyone applying gypsum. Which way does gyp move the ph?

Statistics: Posted by Fullmoon — Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:30 pm


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Gardening • Re: How to best take advantage of forest fire damage

March 23, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Pine, fir and larch trees all love acidic soil and will grow well in it. In any deciduous forest you will find that the soil is acidic. In a hardwood forest the soil is more neutral and vegetable crops will produce well in this soil. To grow veggies or fruit trees in acidic soil you must add dolomite to lower the Ph of the soil. Plants that love acidic soil are blue berries, red raspberries, Himalayan black berries, black satin berries etc. and these can be planted directly in acidic soil without adding lime to lower the ph.

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A.N.T.S. • Re: What are you doing on this first day of spring?

March 20, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Last Friday it hit 70 degrees here, got out and cleaned up all the tree branches and other debris that was blown down over the winter. Turned over several raised beds and planted 5 Honeyberry bushes, something new from Siberia, I thought I would give them a try. They grow fruit like a blueberry but elongated and much bigger, cold hardy to 40 below. Also planted snow peas, brussel sprouts and cauliflower. Today its raining and 64 degrees.

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Construction Cornerstone • Re: Selling Your Standing Timber?

March 13, 2017 Fullmoon 0

White pine could be used as firewood. It throws a fair amount of heat but does not burn as long as hardwood does. A mixture of white pine and hickory or ash or even maple would be a good way to use up the pine. If the pine has been left to dry out for a year it will burn good without much creosote build up in the chimney pipe. Your chimney should be cleaned every year anyway to avoid a chimney fire. I have 2 jack pine blow downs I am cutting up for next years firewood and will mix it with Madrone hardwood in the wood stove. Better to use it for firewood than leave it to rot on the ground as I can’t sell it due to low pine log prices.

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Construction Cornerstone • Re: Selling Your Standing Timber?

March 12, 2017 Fullmoon 0

As a general rule, white pine isn’t used for framing materials. Douglas fir is the standard for structural members with Sitka Spruce coming in second. Doug fir is more flexible and will carry more weight. Framing lumber is supposed to be green when a structure is being built. If you dry it you can’t nail the members together without the wood splitting and you will bend lots of nails trying to frame with dried wood. Dried lumber has a tendency to warp and twist making assembly harder. After assembly, green framing members will dry out over time and take a set and remain stable. Hardwoods need to be cured for cabinet making, stair treads etc. Moisture content in kiln dried lumber should be 10 to 12%. Most local building codes and inspectors will want to see a lumber grade stamp on all framing materials and sheet stock. Framing materials must be graded and stamped as number 2 or better to pass inspection. You might want to check with your U.P. county building code for specs and whether or not you can use your home grown lumber. A shed or outbuilding may be OK to build with home sawn timber but any building for human occupation must be built to code with approved lumber. A portable Wood Mizer band saw or a Mobile Dimension circular saw can be towed into your property very easily, set up, and your sawn lumber will be inexpensively cut to whatever dimension you want, usually up to 24′ lengths. The leftover cants and scraps can be cut into firewood for your woodstove. The band saws cut a narrower kerf leaving less saw dust to clean up and being more efficient. I just paid $340 per thousand board feet to a Mobile Dimension saw operator to mill some 1×12 fir siding and it came out beautiful, clear wood with no knots, a number one clear grade lumber. Here in Oregon this is a common practice. I have built houses in remote locations using materials sawn on site. Had a 6×16″ ridge beam cut from a large diameter fir tree. After the owner moved in, a pitch pocket started dripping sticky pitch onto his coffee table, contaminating his beer mug and changing the flavor of his favorite brew. This continued for over a year so a better tree should have been used to eliminate this unforeseen problem.

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Military • MOS name changes

February 16, 2017 Fullmoon 0

I was sitting in the waiting room at the V.A. yesterday and picked up an American Legion magazine to read. In it I found an article describing how the Marine Corps, under pressure from social engineers in congress, has eliminated the term “Man” from all MOS descriptions. So now an MOS number of 0311 Rifleman will be changed to Rifle person and 0341 Mortar man will be mortar person, a 1371 demolitions man will be known as a demolitions person, etc etc. The article also stated that Navy job assignments will also be eliminated from rank arm patches/chevrons and sailors will be known by rank alone with no mention of their job. This practice will end the long standing tradition so as not to insult or slander any female grunts or Navy personel and also help to generate a feeling of equality amongst male and female military member’s. This magazine was printed while Obama was president (of course) and it remains to be seen if President Trump will reverse this nonsense.

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Natural Disasters • Re: CA: Oroville dam collapse feared

February 13, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Last summer Lake Oroville was empty and now its overflowing, too much water too fast from the winter storms. I drove over the Feather River Bridge (last year) connecting Yuba City with Marysville and you could see the bottom bedrock of the river. For now it has stopped raining but there are record amounts of snowfall that will melt off and run down into the lake from the Sierra’s. Real bad situation. This is the second largest reservoir in the state.

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Guns • Re: RELOADING

February 12, 2017 Fullmoon 0

The Lyman Reloading Manual as well as the Speer manual dedicate the first half of their books to step by step procedures for inspecting components and the complete process of reloading ammunition. You may be able to sneak a peak inside these manuals for free online at Amazon. Once equipped and set up you can start with small test batches of 5 or 10 rounds to test the powder load and accuracy and also to see if the rounds will chamber correctly. After you determine the most accurate load you may start to mass produce quality ammunition. There are many U-TUBE video’s available on the internet showing the basics, might be worth some time to watch just to get some idea of the basics. I started out with an RCBS single stage press way back in the 1970s but have since moved up to a Dillon Square Deal progressive press that (once set up correctly) can spit out high volumes of quality ammunition, like 300 rounds per hour of 9MM or 45, should have bought a Dillon many years ago. The Dillon 650 will load both pistol and rifle ammunition with a die change over kit.
If you have the ability to do machinist’s or light mechanic work you could master the reloading process. I have known people who invested lots of money in equipment to reload ammunition but they could not grasp the basics, having never had a job where they had to use their hands. They can’t even change the spark plugs in their car. A little common sense and ability goes a long way in learning to reload.

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General Preparedness Discussion • Re: Shall we play a game, III?

February 5, 2017 Fullmoon 0

The mainstream media propagandists have concentrated their news focus on these out of control rabble rouser punk sore loser pukes to make people believe that most of the population hates The Donald. Its pure horse manure at its finest. There will always be a small percentage of young people who will protest/riot at the drop of a hat about inconsequential current events because to them its just plain fun. I have seen the video of the man in Chicago who was dragged out of his car and thrashed and I remember when Reginol Denny had the same thing happen to him in 1992 in Los Angeles. These were life threatening events and I will not allow the same thing to happen to me. Be prepared, be armed, carry lots of magazines, nutcakes and tweakers are everywhere, both city and rural, so be ready, watch and observe the people around you and defend yourself if attacked. Fortunately there are very few people here where I live and the probability for the bad thing is very low. Got my own water supply, solar panels, generators, water pumps, storage tanks, wild game, chickens, access to beef cattle and lots of supplies. Doubt that it should ever morph into a full blown civil war unless the libtards hire some mercs.

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Gardening • Re: Security help for my garden

February 1, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Do you have a fence around your garden? A family sized garden plot is easy to fence in to keep the deer away. Mine is 6′ high “no climb” type fence material and it keeps most critters on the outside looking in. I still have potato’s in the ground under 6″ of straw and dig them up as we need them.

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Personal Safety and Home Security • Re: Hmmm…WHAT?!?..No front sight?

January 25, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Like you, I have never been able to re-train myself for new procedures to use a new optic/sight system. I learned one way and its etched into my sub conscious brain matter for ever. This sight may be a good thing for new people who are just learning to shoot, its a good idea and looks well made but overcoming old habits, at least for me, ain’t gonna cut it. This sight principal is similar in concept to combat shooting but in reverse, eliminating the sight alignment/sight picture target shooting concept and just using the front sight, looking down the slide and placing the front sight on the target. Its fast, its accurate and in a manure hits the fan type of situation there is no time for proper sight alignment.

Statistics: Posted by Fullmoon — Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:08 pm