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Food & Water • Re: WHEAT – Price per pound?

February 17, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
RockinB wrote:
We buy the Augason farms 26lb square buckets from Walmart at $18 a bucket. Free shipping and we pick it up at the store. All of our wheat and oats are in square buckets from Augason farms ordered online through Walmart. Buy the bucket wrench if you go this route. Much easier to open but you can use a screw driver if you want the exercise and ability to check out your first aide preps.

you must already know that Augason Farms refuses to use mylar bagging – and both their nitrogen purge or when they toss in 02 absorbers has a very limited practical life – it’s storage longevity is totally negated when you open a bucket ….

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Food & Water • Re: WHEAT – Price per pound?

February 17, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
Murby wrote:

DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE wrote:

Illini Warrior wrote:check for shipping with the LDS Church people … https://providentliving.lds.org/bc/prov … f?lang=eng

depending on your location you might be able to do a warehouse pickup …. https://providentliving.lds.org/self-re … s?lang=eng

Well would you look at that! LDS…I had no idea. 1 block from my house too and I’ve lived here all my life…..APN strikes again!!!! Thanks for queuing me into this resource…..”And the blind shall see”…lol

As much as I loath having any kind of association with any church, I did decide to find out what they charge for the wheat.

The 26lb buckets from Walmart w/free shipping still won.. But I’ll admit it was a close call and if the LDS was just a mile down the street, I might have reluctantly went for it.

you do know what OPSEC means? – you’re exposing yourself to the delivery of obvious prepper oriented goods when a covert and almost totally private transaction is available ….

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General Food Topics • Re: Wacky LDS calculator or am I missing something?

February 17, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
Murby wrote:
I was checking out the provident living calculator to see what they had to say about food storage..
https://providentliving.com/preparednes … /foodcalc/

Typed in 52 weeks for 3 adults and got some crazy numbers..

Can someone take a look?
1200 lbs grain
180 lbs legumes
90 lbs dairy
180 lbs of sugar :?
18 lbs salt (that one I get)
90 lbs of fats

1200 lbs of grain? WHAT?? That works out to just over a pound of grain per person per day..

???? … 1200lbs = 23lb per week = 7.6lbs per person per week = roughly 1lb per day

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A.N.T.S. • Re: You have one hour to leave, are you ready?

February 17, 2017 Illini Warrior 0

the whole subject goes back to getting out ahead of the sheeple wave – the sooner you hit the road – all the better …. it’s not only the traffic aspect and road grid – resources are going to be inundated – riding the wave crest or God help you behind the crest is what could get you killed ….

good example of these types of SHTFs – to evaluate & appraise – are the hurricane evacuations …. great studies for the “don’t”s

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: EMP-Korea Concerns & Discussions

February 17, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
BK in KC wrote:

Mollypup wrote:Who is going to prove NK did it? That is the benefit of an EMP. And in truth, who is going to believe NK has the tech to pull it off?? Likely no one, truly. (because the thought is a wee bit terrifying)

The military wouldn’t require “proof”, Pyonyang and probably Tehran and other “usual suspects” would be engulfed in mushroom clouds once an EMP was detected. There wouldn’t be a trial, just a quick consensus among military leaders and the POTUS of who probably did it and then a launch before the military becomes too degraded.

the US wouldn’t be the only country contributing to the nuke strikes – if the US goes down it opens the box for a whole lot of exploitation by the bad guys – very good chance of full nuke strikes around the world before the dust settles ….

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First Aid & Medicine • Re: Anesthesia – How?

February 16, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
Murby wrote:

Illini Warrior wrote:

Murby wrote:Anyone figure out how to make some sort of anesthesia in a SHTF situation?

Looks like Chloroform isn’t difficult to make.. not sure about that yet.. seems really dangerous too.

Has anyone come up with any good ideas ? Its not like Propofol will be available and I don’t think most would consider a blow to the head appropriate.

was hoping you wouldn’t even mention DIY chloroform – it’s banned most everywhere on the net ….

Ya.. well.. we need options.. we need a discussion on how to put someone down for minor surgeries like an amputation or yanking a bullet out.. things like that.

a properly educated chemist working in a lab can make chloroform – some boob mixing chemical in Tupperware on his kitchen counter is just asking for trouble – reminds me of DoomsDay’s Pedophile Boy wanting to do a caesarean on the wife …

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First Aid & Medicine • Re: Anesthesia – How?

February 16, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
Murby wrote:
Anyone figure out how to make some sort of anesthesia in a SHTF situation?

Looks like Chloroform isn’t difficult to make.. not sure about that yet.. seems really dangerous too.

Has anyone come up with any good ideas ? Its not like Propofol will be available and I don’t think most would consider a blow to the head appropriate.

was hoping you wouldn’t even mention DIY chloroform – it’s banned most everywhere on the net ….

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: EMP-Korea Concerns & Discussions

February 15, 2017 Illini Warrior 0

the reason why North Korea is more threat than they should be – totally insane dictator and military hierarchy – there won’t be an Arab Spring or Commie Bloc Crumble …

when they feel that they are losing control it’ll be an entire regime suicide – full scale attack – invasion of South Korea and the massacre of the US troops stationed on the DMZ – some kind of attack on the US mainland – most likely Japan also …. N Korea is a master smuggler – worldwide system of spreading drugs, arms and counterfeit $$$$ – don’t discount nukes being smuggled in and pre-positioned in major cities ….

a NK satellite launch of what looks innocent during a country crisis – something to watch & worry – a single EMP enhanced nuke over the US will create havoc ….

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Introduce Yourself • Re: 5 gallon bucket or larger tote?

February 12, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
Cast Iron wrote:
I had a red squirrel determined to gnaw through a five gallon bucket lid to get to the bird seed in there. I found it in time, but he sure did wreck that lid.

Later, I wrecked him with a hollow point pellet to the head.

most people don’t realize that these rodent types are capable of some almost supercreature behavior … had to give the bad word to a guy on another prepper site – he cut open a IBC tote and made it into a dry foods storage bin – thinking it was rodent proof – they can chew thru light sheetmetal and concrete if necessary – heavy plastic is just teasing them …

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General Preparedness Discussion • Re: Looking for information on chemicals

February 11, 2017 Illini Warrior 0

old chemistry books covering many aspects & areas of chemical usage …

http://www.survivorlibrary.com/?page_id=1297

all kinds of chem formulas ….

http://www.survivorlibrary.com/?page_id=1327

here’s a section with some “housewife” chemistry ….

http://www.survivorlibrary.com/?page_id=1867

whole section on solvents & glues ….

http://www.survivorlibrary.com/?page_id=3131

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: Newly Imposed Immigration Ban

February 11, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
Photon Guy wrote:
I believe 84 Lumber with their Super Bowl add was promoting legal immigration which Trump is not against. What Trump is against is illegal immigration which the wall is meant to stop but if people from other countries, including Mexico, go through the proper legal procedures to enter the country than Trump has no problem with that and with the door opening up in the wall I believe that’s what it symbolizes.

how the hell does that commercial represent legal immigration? …. that mother & daughter wet backs travel thru the desert wilderness to a remote non-entryway part of the border wall and look all pizzed that they can’t get thru or over …. presto they find the gate that the mexican carpenters built using 84 Lumber materials …

small surprise we have an immigration problem when a US citizen can’t recognize blatant leftist propaganda when it’s blasted full bore ….

you do know that legal immigration needs paperwork and travel on a bus or car to a border control point? … have someone try smacking some common sense between the ears ….

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Supermarket Sweep – Prepper style

February 10, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
jimLE wrote:
can i take my mom with me,so she can grab a cart as well?? LOL..
my first stop would be camping and sporting goods section.the little propane bottles.the heater that goes on them.large tent,camp shower and camp toilet.bows arrows.fire arms and ammo.paracord.then head over to the pharmacy for pain meds and first aid supplies.right along with anything else needed from there.then on to kitchen supplies.and if i still have any room left.garden supplies.all of that while mom is getting the foods thats needed.. :D

only if the situation allows it – you might be needed to safe guard anyone that’s with you – definitely safe guard moving the cart of goods to your vehicle …. think 3 man teams – two inside and a guy with the vehicle in full combat mode – don’t ever think that looting will be limited to inside the store …

think Black Friday frenzy on steroids – you got lucky enough to get the last Christmas toy craze off the shelf into your cart – but there’s 5 guys willing to fight you getting to the check out counter – that’s last minute shopping in a nutshell …

re-think your Big Box store strategy ….

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Urban/Suburban Survival • Re: Traveling the railroads

February 10, 2017 Illini Warrior 0

hope you realize that the railroads will continue as long as there’s a gooberment – AMTRAK is already a total FED control without any emergency powers employed …. it’s the immediate substitute for primary air travel – low tech enough that it couldn’t be totally disabled … you can bet on security for the pinchpoints ….

before you go all apocalypse – make sure there’s no locomotive waiting to run down your plan or GI plugging your butt ….

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: Newly Imposed Immigration Ban

February 10, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
EdwardMayer wrote:
I think the newly imposed immigration ban will surely affect US in lot many ways with the IT sector being the worst hit. Many leaders of top organisation have strongly opposed to it and its a good sign. The people should definitely seek a stay on such order, which already happened in one state, with the help of experienced lawyers such as Bechara Tarabay, for eg so that such anti-people laws won’t be made in future.

troll much Tarabay?

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: Newly Imposed Immigration Ban

February 10, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
Photon Guy wrote:
So I was thinking, President Trump has put a hold on immigration from certain countries in the middle east. If somebody from any of those countries wants to come to the USA they could simply go from their country to a country that isn’t banned from immigration to the USA and then from there go to the USA. For instance, lets say there’s somebody from Iraq, one of the countries that has an immigration hold on it, who wants to come to the USA. They could go to Saudi Arabia which does not have an immigration hold and from there go to the USA. So people could exploit that loophole by taking that extra step.

???? …. it’s not the country of the origin of the travel flight that’s being effected – it’s the nationality of the person …. you could fly around the world thru 50 different countries if you wish – the Iraq passport still isn’t any good … and a change of nationality is a huge red flag – that’s the oldest trick in the book – a NAZI is still a NAZI even in South America

you do realize that this is just more stall tactic – it’s keeping the country vulnerable to terrorist infiltration …. the questionable people coming thru are still going to be properly vetted using the rules that are to be established – EVEN MORE VIGOROUSLY THAN EVER – warrants issued for any that think going underground is the answer …. you can get thru the gate – doesn’t mean you get to stay

the presidential power is there – might take until the new SCOTUS bench is set for the power to enforced – a new EO signed with whatever changes are necessary – EVEN MORE COUNTRIES ADDED??? – a longer period than 120 days /perhaps 6-8 months ???

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Personal Safety and Home Security • Re: Saying no to unprepared families

February 9, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
apache235 wrote:
If we get invaded by the Russians or Chinese all bets are off but I wouldn’t give them good odds as long as the US military was still in existence. The South Africa situation is just the opposite of here. 12% of the population is not going to run roughshod over the rest of us, especially out in the country where they might just stand out a bit. Their domain will be the cities. Home invasions are on the rise, but when resisted, the bad guys tend to lose – not all the time but for the most part they aren’t up for a firefight. I would think that folks in the country are more likely to stick together AND they have the knowledge necessary to survive. City dwellers and snowflakes, not so much. Stay in the city if you want to, it may just work out fine. Being in the midst of tens of thousands to millions of starving people is not my idea of a picnic however.

yet in the worst SHTF this country has ever experienced – other than the World Wars – The Great Depression – the cities attracted everyone looking for some kind of support – the countryside emptied out …. trend continued thru WW2 drawing in people for the defense jobs – modified slightly post war with the metro area expanse – still occurring today – the rural life shrinks more every year ….

the type of SHTF makes all the difference – you can’t call the same play on every down ….

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Check In Here Connecticut Preppers • Re: EMP scenerio in CT

February 9, 2017 Illini Warrior 0

always tends to amuse me – you do realize that EMPs are a factor of a nuke explosion – and the One Second After terrorist grid killer is highly unlikely … most likely talking a nuke war

the country is nuked one end to the other – the nuke power plants themselves are part of the tertiary target listing – you should SHTF downgrade the runaway nuke plant below a comet strike and Walking Dead ….

take a hard look at the local jackazzes that are always organizing protests for something or other …. if you’re prepping – they’re 1,000 more the threat than a nuke plant ….

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General Family Preparedness • Re: LDS food supplies

February 8, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
JC1 wrote:

Mountain mama wrote:

idahobeef wrote:My family is Mormon and has used this stuff for years, sadly much of it you would ONLY want to eat when you were starving. I honestly consider their stuff not edible, but we do have alot of it since its cheap and lasts a long time. Just an honest opinion from someone who’s had to live on it while growing up.

Thanks for that input. That is nice to know!

I have to disagree. I grew up on it too and I use it all the time.

I didn’t understand the comment either … somehow the LDS black & navy beans are poorer quality than from the local food mart ….

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Personal Safety and Home Security • Re: Saying no to unprepared families

February 7, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
apache235 wrote:
Staying in town is an invitation to disaster. At some point someone will notice that you aren’t starving and they will come. They will come when you least expect it or when you do or both. They will come and they will prevail. Tornado, EQ, storm, whatever, sure help out. Grid down, get as far away from people as you can to a secure location that you have stocked with the necessities to keep you and yours alive for the duration – which may be years. Saying NO is easy if there is no one to say no to.

and when raiders start attacking isolated farm places that’ll make you safe how? …. or will you be another Jeremiah Johnson fighting off the Indians one by one …

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Libs Catch the Prepping Bug

February 7, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
daaswampman wrote:
Unless I stay glued to the news and believe everything on the tube and social media – absolutely nothing has changed since the election other than lively discussions. I still go to work, shop, etc., etc., and not one damn thing has changed in my life! All I see is Drama Queens running their mouths and acting like the end of the world already happened. If I remember correctly, doom was supposed to happen at the election, and then the inauguration, but nothing much happened other than jaw flapping!

I will admit the POTUS has made no effort to calm the sheep down or allow the snivelers a chance to adjust, but I would guess that is intentional! I would also venture he is not going to stop or back down. As we might say down here – he is pi**ing off all the right people! Swamp

and I suppose you see SOMEWHERE they are giving Prez Trump an opportunity to prove himself and meeting him half way – sorry – but he’s 1,000 times more likely to whack the a-hole over the head with his Big Stick than bend over and kizz azz …

I don’t give a rat’s azz if he ever brings any of the protesting twerps over to his side – don’t need em’

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Books • Re: One second after

February 7, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
anita wrote:

Illini Warrior wrote:

anita wrote:I posted on another thread here that Alas, Babylon is available as an ebook for $1.99 right now on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Alas-Babylon-Harp … lon+kindle

It was written in the 90s, and was pretty good, I thought. It’s another classic.

I was a weeeee child when Alas, Babylon was a best seller – height of the Cold War – out of date on technology but still very relevant – not wrote in the 1990s ….

it’s considered to be the great granddaddy of today’s PAW fiction ….

You’re right. It was written in ’59. I guess I have a reprint. didn’t notice.

probably saw one of the many many re-print dates …. it’s still on many high school lists as recommended reading and term paper topics ….

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Books • Re: One second after

February 7, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
anita wrote:
I posted on another thread here that Alas, Babylon is available as an ebook for $1.99 right now on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Alas-Babylon-Harp … lon+kindle

It was written in the 90s, and was pretty good, I thought. It’s another classic.

I was a weeeee child when Alas, Babylon was a best seller – height of the Cold War – out of date on technology but still very relevant – not wrote in the 1990s ….

it’s considered to be the great granddaddy of today’s PAW fiction ….

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

February 7, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
ajax727 wrote:
Well I was a peace after the election I had a false hope that thing would improve so I slacked off on prepping . At this time things have not calmed down in fact they seem to have ramped up with all the buttercups protesting . So now it is back to resupplying , going over inventories , and going over the what if this happens or that happens plan . My goal for today was to open the gun box and doing a cleaning and oiling on all the tools but everyone in my household is sick with the flu . So the DR. is on call and taken care of there needs .

slacking off will happen – actually needed – I wish the hell it was the 1980s and only had a pending nuke war to worry about ….

not a bad idea to have that sub-list of prep supplies maintenance that will always be a priority & necessity – less chance of something slipping thru the cracks …

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Military • Re: USS Cole underway

February 4, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
ajax727 wrote:
When you have rats in the corncrib you don’t just kill the one you see you must kill all the rats or lose the corn .
That woman or kid will kill you just as fast as some young man will and that is from friends who have severed in the rat holes of the world . They will put there women or there kids in front of them as they pour rounds on your ace , true cowards .
GO NAVY!

they’ve been using women as suicide bombers for a decade or more now … when – not if – the US gets hit with terrorist attacks – you’ll be seeing the female and the non-Arab Muslim attackers the US underground has been planning …. more Boston Bomber Brothers – all kinds of Somali – might even see asians brought in from Malaysia ….

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Economic Disasters • Re: A man of wisdom and truth

February 3, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
sageprice wrote:
I have nothing against gold or silver or any precious metal for short term financial disasters but find them wanting in long term TEOTWAWKI events. No mater how soft gold is it still is inedible. I rather have 25 acres of farm than 300 oz of gold. Gold gets radioactive during a nuclear war. During a a super volcano it doesn’t grow crops. You can’t burn it for heat. You can’t put it in a chain saw. When the power goes out during a Carrington event it won’t power your toaster. Yes, it does hold value in market swings, but so does a well stocked pantry. I’m 68 and if my great grand kids have to work for a living all the better that I have a farm. :evil:

if you can survive long enough in a serious SHTF the precious metal values will come back – that’s why bartering early on shouldn’t be totally out of your mind set … the guy that has a Rolex – but no way to defend himself and keep the watch – will be up to bartering for a half box of shotgun shells worth less than $3 these days …

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Economic Disasters • Re: A man of wisdom and truth

February 3, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
sageprice wrote:
I have nothing against gold or silver or any precious metal for short term financial disasters but find them wanting in long term TEOTWAWKI events. No mater how soft gold is it still is inedible. I rather have 25 acres of farm than 300 oz of gold. Gold gets radioactive during a nuclear war. During a a super volcano it doesn’t grow crops. You can’t burn it for heat. You can’t put it in a chain saw. When the power goes out during a Carrington event it won’t power your toaster. Yes, it does hold value in market swings, but so does a well stocked pantry. I’m 68 and if my great grand kids have to work for a living all the better that I have a farm. :evil:

if you can survive long enough in a serious SHTF the precious metal values will come back – that’s why bartering early on shouldn’t be totally out of your mind set … the guy that has a Rolex – but no way to defend himself and keep the watch – will be up to bartering for a half box of shotgun shells worth less than $3 these days …

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

February 3, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
IceFire wrote:

Illini Warrior wrote:sounds like too much unnecessary labor – can’t you dump from the tractor bucket into a wheelbarrow >>>>>> over to those planting beds ….

The paths between the beds are too narrow for my wheelbarrow (it’s one of the large, 2-wheeled, “contractor”-sized wheelbarrows.) In any case, from where we’ll dump the manure to the planting beds isn’t far…in fact, I’ll probably have him dump it where the next set of beds will be going; that way, any “leftover” manure will already be where it needs to be.

I had to rebuild my two wheeler with new axle bearing blocks – added a 3rd tire in the middle for extra load bearing capacity ….

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

February 2, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
IceFire wrote:
After getting home from work today, got 9 of the raised beds (to include the three new ones) filled with composted manure today (the FEL on the tractor came in REALLY handy for that…one FEL load fills an entire bed, so that saves a LOT of time and labor…just had to rake it out evenly after it was dumped in.) After that, got 5 of the beds planted–3 with different varieties of Swiss Chard (Fordhook Giant, Lucullus, and Ruby) and 2 with lettuce (Parris Island Romaine and Buttercrunch.)

We made quite a dent in the manure pile today. Later, we’ll bring more of it from the manure pile to a pile in the garden. From there, I’ll have to fill a 5-gallon bucket to take it to the 7 beds that we can’t get to with the tractor.

sounds like too much unnecessary labor – can’t you dump from the tractor bucket into a wheelbarrow >>>>>> over to those planting beds ….

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: Newly Imposed Immigration Ban

February 2, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
LetsPrep11 wrote:
Ain’t that the truth! Someone needs to lock him out of his Twitter account. His lack of filter and emotional responses are detrimental to the success of his administration and causing further divide. The man needs to THINK and get good council before he opens his mouth or taps his fingers! I have never see this country in such a mess and never thought it would go down hill this fast.

If I had a time machine, I’d go back to the 50’s. :D

he becomes president and loses his own rights? …. he has the basic right of free speech just like anyone else …. call out all the stupid bastard you want – it’s the only way your own words and intent are broadcasted as intended ….

don’t like it? – go f_ck yourself on a big ole’ tree stump

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Gardening • Re: Security help for my garden

February 1, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
Fullmoon wrote:
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.

???? … it’s a con posting wrapped around an ad link for camera systems ….

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Gardening • Re: Security help for my garden

February 1, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
lowan1 wrote:
Hello guys,I have a garden at my home.I love gardening and would love planting small flowering plants and vegetables.Two days back when I got up in the morning I came to see that my garden was clumsy.Some of the plants were cut down and I feel so sad.But somehow I manage to keep my garden in the original state and I don’t know who have done this.So now I am thinking of installing a outdoor camera so that I would monitor the garden.I heard about http://cspalarms.ca/cctvsecuritycameras/and hope it would meet my requirements.I would like to get a lot more suggestions on this.Any insight on this would be great.Thanks in advance.

????? … what was cut down in an Iowa garden in February? …. what’s to mess with?

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: Newly Imposed Immigration Ban

January 31, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
BK in KC wrote:

RayMac1963 wrote:And the’re getting motivated. IF you could accomplish the same thing without energizing your opponent then why not take tactical advantage and do so, unless part of your motivation is to outrage them and egg them on.

Absolutely egg them on! How many people whose travel plans were disrupted by these jackholes protesting at airports have decided to support their cause? Not many. They do their cause much more harm than good and their violent intolerance is on full display for everyone to see. Trump comes off as the adult against spoiled children. They are losing and they are losing badly. Two more years of this and Trump has a 60 seat majority in the Senate.

it’s totally understandable why some of these dissenters are sooooo freaking stupid & acting childish …. just watch the various DC press conferences – it’s just amazing HOW freaking stupid these newspeople really are … it’s been stated hundreds of times that it’s not a “travel ban” – first dumbazz female up with a question comes out with it again – at least didn’t call it a “muslim ban” – had to explain it ALL over AGAIN – just amazing ….

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: Newly Imposed Immigration Ban

January 30, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
kenjabroni wrote:
Im happy he had the cahones to go ahead with this executive order to get ahead of a possible attack. I agree with others here thinking an attack is coming. The ones doing it are most likely here already I think. Its nice to see someone trying to protect the US before worrying about all these PC snowflakes.

Good job by the seal team taking out the terrorists in Yemen. Good job by our people kicking some ISIS butt around the globe too.

Keep on keepin on

this is part of The Wall – the terrorists keep getting free reign to enter whenever and where ever they choose? – just pick on the illegals coming thru the border gaps? – noooooooooo …. this isn’t bouncing a ball against the wall – it’s juggling a dozen balls in the air at the same time …

sorry the big mean adults are back and in charge – no more BS politico crap that doesn’t get the job done ….

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General Preparedness Discussion • Re: JANUARY 2017 – What did you do to prep this week/month?

January 29, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
kenjabroni wrote:

Illini Warrior wrote:

kenjabroni wrote:
Oh how I wish they had Meijer down here in Texas…….

I got a coleman cook stove at the auction today for 10 bucks. Missed out on a few of the coleman lamps. People were going nuts over those, but didnt even look twice at the stove. I also got a percolator that can be used on a cooktop, grill or fire. Two nice things to add. Now time to go get some coleman fuel.

in regard to stove/lantern fuel … if you have anything like the Amish around – off grid people by the bushel basket – see if you can find refined naptha sold in bulk by a fuel distributor or maybe a local gas station – not the Sunnyside crap sold in the paint department – it’ll be less than half $$$$ of Coleman ….

also for the longer SHTF possibilities – vehicle fuel injector cleaner mixed into regular lead-free gas will extend the life of the Coleman generator part … a few bottles go a long way …. you should have a few replacement generators in the spare parts kit – a definite problem part …

Thanks for the info on this Illini. I really didnt know much about it but have done some research figuring out what you were talking about. If I was in Indiana still Id probably be able to find that stuff in bulk because we werent too far from amish country. Im not sure I will have much luck with it here in TX……I will keep my eyes open. Nice to have alternatives that could save money for sure. Thanks again

actually been looking for the Amish stash around Nappanee – they get the naptha delivered like fuel oil – most have a barrel around the place ….

if you get into the Coleman lanterns – the mantles need to be stocked – great item for bartering also …. good source for buying in bulk from the factory ….

http://www.americanmantle.us/american-m … fault.aspx

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Terrorism & other Man made disasters • Re: Newly Imposed Immigration Ban

January 29, 2017 Illini Warrior 0

the FIGHT is on – just the beginning salvo of what’s to come – Trump chose the immigrant ban because they see it as the biggest threat right now ….

the roundup of the criminal illegals got a quiet start this last week – Milwaukee County Dave Clarke combined with the FEDs to hogtie a half dozen warrant wanted illegals around the county … wait until the ripple becomes a tidal wave of nationwide roundups …. the airport protests will become fulltime protests – wait until it hits the sanctuary cities and Prez Trump pulls the FED $$$$$$ – nothing gets the liberals howling more than having the financial giveaways pulled ….

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General Preparedness Discussion • Re: JANUARY 2017 – What did you do to prep this week/month?

January 29, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
kenjabroni wrote:

RayMac1963 wrote:

Cin wrote:Belvita cookies

My wife is addicted to these things. She found them on sale tonight at Meijer and bought 10 boxes.

Oh how I wish they had Meijer down here in Texas…….

I got a coleman cook stove at the auction today for 10 bucks. Missed out on a few of the coleman lamps. People were going nuts over those, but didnt even look twice at the stove. I also got a percolator that can be used on a cooktop, grill or fire. Two nice things to add. Now time to go get some coleman fuel.

in regard to stove/lantern fuel … if you have anything like the Amish around – off grid people by the bushel basket – see if you can find refined naptha sold in bulk by a fuel distributor or maybe a local gas station – not the Sunnyside crap sold in the paint department – it’ll be less than half $$$$ of Coleman ….

also for the longer SHTF possibilities – vehicle fuel injector cleaner mixed into regular lead-free gas will extend the life of the Coleman generator part … a few bottles go a long way …. you should have a few replacement generators in the spare parts kit – a definite problem part …

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Natural Disasters • Re: 12 hour notice sun flare. what would you do?

January 29, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
Major French wrote:
Would the following tactic to protect electronics? A. Unplug electronics B. put them in ziploc or plastic bags to protect from moisture, C. Put in a cellar, basement, storm bunker, safe room, or fallout shelter until the danger is announced over radio to have officially passed. Cheap analog transistor AM/FM radios could prove invaluable in this scenario, too. Why risk a $500.00 TV or a $300.00 computer when you could use a yard sale transistor radio instead?

thinking that electronics would be shielded in a cellar? …. NORAD has moved their entire operation back into Cheyenne Mountain facility – upgraded all the EMP shielding to survive the new 21st Century enhanced EMP nuke weapons that’ll be used …. buried under a rock mountain won’t get the job done by itself ….

put your transistor radio into the zip lock – maybe pad it for shock – put everything in a candy/cookie tin and it might survive ….

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Pandemic Preparedness • Re: Proliferation of bird flu outbreaks raises risk of human

January 28, 2017 Illini Warrior 0
idahobeef wrote:
My BF is a nurse, he read this article and said yes, its very very serious. He’s been in the nursing field for over 30 years, mainly in urban city ERs. Scary!

I can’t believe we haven’t had severe local pandemics with the utter diseased trash that’s coming across the border – none are vaccinated and coming from areas of the world that still have biblical plague diseases common ….

bad enough that the illegals have diseases – but Obammy’s rules allowed diagnosed diseased refugees into the country and spread them into unsuspecting communities – surprised the ever living hell out of some ER docs ….

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Doctors who only take cash

January 27, 2017 Illini Warrior 0

old girlfriend of mine called telling about the need for knee surgery – $XXX amount for the operation – no insurance and she was paying thru a cash payment …. told her to get new operation cost estimates and specifically mention that it would be cash …. half the cost ….

Statistics: Posted by Illini Warrior — Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:35 pm