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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 19, 2017 IceFire 0

The "bucket" of a front-end loader on a tractor works well for transporting a large animal like a hog or steer from the kill site to the site where the rest of the work will be done.Statistics: Posted by IceFire — Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:04 am

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

November 19, 2017 IceFire 0

While SOME people may "prep" because of "Doomsday" predictions, those are the ones that quit after the apocalypse fails to happen. As for me, like Cast Iron, It’s a "lifestyle choice". We’re working on becoming as self-su…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 19, 2017 IceFire 0

I agree that knowing how to properly slaughter, butcher, and process is essential to learn NOW, and not when your survival depends on it. Last year, I raised, slaughtered, butchered, and processed our Thanksgiving/Christmas turkey (he was so big, we h…

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Pandemic Preparedness • Re: Pneumonic Plague

November 18, 2017 IceFire 0

ALWAYS be aware of allergies to medicines. For me, it’s doxycycline, Keflex, ibuprofen, sulfa-type drugs, and especially flu vaccines. (Anaphylaxis is NOT a fun experience, and one that I do NOT wish to repeat!)Statistics: Posted by IceFire — Sat Nov …

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Okie’s Law • Re: Cash Money

November 10, 2017 IceFire 0

You might want to consider switching to a bank with a local branch (or a credit union) so that you DON’T get hit with ATM fees. Keep enough in the bank for a month or two of "operating expenses", and YOU keep the rest.Statistics: Posted by I…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Why Only a Few States?

November 7, 2017 IceFire 0

Defcon09 wrote:How can the government protect over 320 million people? Answer, they can’t. The only thing we can expect is for our Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard to to attempt to keep the "bad toy" at bay. That is part of the role the &quo…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: How Will You Cope In a Long Term SHTF

October 31, 2017 IceFire 0

Not only do I have enough clothing and shoes to last quite a while, but I know how to make clothing, and quilts, as well; and have plenty of fabric, thread, needles (as well as a treadle sewing machine.) As for shoes, I DO know how to make moccasins, …

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A.N.T.S. • Re: How Will You Cope In a Long Term SHTF

October 31, 2017 IceFire 0

Not only do I have enough clothing and shoes to last quite a while, but I know how to make clothing, and quilts, as well; and have plenty of fabric, thread, needles (as well as a treadle sewing machine.) As for shoes, I DO know how to make moccasins, …

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Soap

October 30, 2017 IceFire 0

Have enough Fels Naptha soap, Borax, and washing soda to make detergent for several years. Although I’m well stocked with soap, I also know how to make soap. It’s an important skill to have.And yes, baking soda makes a good substitute for toothpaste, …

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Check In Here Delaware Preppers • Re: New Member

October 30, 2017 IceFire 0

casualprepper wrote:IceFire wrote:Casualprepper, even though your soil is not good, it CAN be improved! It does take some time, and lots of work, but it CAN be done! First thing is to take stock of exactly WHAT the problem is, and work from there. If …

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Introduce Yourself • Re: Hello from OR

October 28, 2017 IceFire 0

Plan for a lot ore water! You can go 3 weeks without food (although not comfortably) but only 3 DAYS without water. Probably the BEST prep you can do, especially at your age, is to EDUCATE yourself! Learn SKILLS! How to garden, how to purify water, Ho…

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Check In Here Delaware Preppers • Re: New Member

October 27, 2017 IceFire 0

Casualprepper, even though your soil is not good, it CAN be improved! It does take some time, and lots of work, but it CAN be done! First thing is to take stock of exactly WHAT the problem is, and work from there. If your soil is too sandy, then you n…

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Check In Here Delaware Preppers • Re: New Member

October 27, 2017 IceFire 0

Casualprepper, even though your soil is not good, it CAN be improved! It does take some time, and lots of work, but it CAN be done! First thing is to take stock of exactly WHAT the problem is, and work from there. If your soil is too sandy, then you n…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: DNA Test Kits

October 18, 2017 IceFire 0

msdeltamom wrote:oldasrocks wrote:Thanks rickdun but I can afford it. I’m going to wait till my wife goes overseas as she does every year to see her dad for 2 months. She doesn’t have a sense of humor.BTW: I think she should hire a babysitter for me …