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Introduce Yourself • Re: New member howdy all

January 6, 2018 John Galt 1 0

Another hello from GA. As far as forming a group most people who prepare aren’t the group forming type but there is a Prepper Camp in Saluda NC next September. Search for the thread about it on this site.Statistics: Posted by John Galt 1 — Sa…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Ice storm

January 4, 2018 John Galt 1 0

PatrioticStabilist wrote:Sadly we are heading to New York, Friday or Saturday. Wish us luck.Wishing you Luck but I suspect you will have a safe journey.Statistics: Posted by John Galt 1 — Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:39 pm

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

January 3, 2018 John Galt 1 0

Halmic73 wrote:What is the electricity used for after SHTF? ?How about recharging the batteries for night vision and maintaining the battery powered perimeter alarms. I stopped using them because the deer keep tripping them but if we felt the nee…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

January 3, 2018 John Galt 1 0

Ok, Apparently this thread is moving towards EMP effects. I have read numerous articles over the years, some I fully comprehended, others I only caught the gist of what they were saying. But it is generally agreed that solar panels sho…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

January 2, 2018 John Galt 1 0

JohnEE wrote:Hey John Galt,"Solar panels themselves are fairly resilient to EMP"Why do you say that? Isn’t the solar cell a photo PN junction? Thanks,JohnIt’s generally agreed by people who know more about EMP than me that the panels will su…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

January 2, 2018 John Galt 1 0

JohnEE wrote:Hey John Galt,"Solar panels themselves are fairly resilient to EMP"Why do you say that? Isn’t the solar cell a photo PN junction? Thanks,JohnIt’s generally agreed by people who know more about EMP than me that the panels will su…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

January 2, 2018 John Galt 1 0

Jeff’s problem was that he was mildly schizophrenic. He had worked for the National Park service for 14 years and they provided uniforms (little clothing costs) and lodging including much of his food. Since he was so anti-social he rarely w…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

January 2, 2018 John Galt 1 0

Jeff’s problem was that he was mildly schizophrenic. He had worked for the National Park service for 14 years and they provided uniforms (little clothing costs) and lodging including much of his food. Since he was so anti-social he rarely w…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Prepper Camp 2018

December 30, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Bought some tickets here.http://www.preppercamp.com/I’ve heard of this get together for years but the tickets were always sold out. Looks like a very impressive list of speakers.Statistics: Posted by John Galt 1 — Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:20 pm

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Prepper Camp 2018

December 30, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Bought some tickets here.http://www.preppercamp.com/I’ve heard of this get together for years but the tickets were always sold out. Looks like a very impressive list of speakers.Statistics: Posted by John Galt 1 — Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:20 pm

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Check In Here Montana Preppers • Re: Bug out drill

December 23, 2017 John Galt 1 0

More like hot and humid being a larger challenge in my area and areas I travel in.GHBs we all carry are more suited towards hiking a day or 3 during warm weather (over 40 degrees) with lots of fluids and water purification. Still we all carry boot…

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DIY and How-To • Re: Composting Toilet

December 16, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Perhaps Mother Earth News magazine?But let me take a different angle. I’ve seen septic systems built from everything from 55 gallon barrels to a old pot bellied wood stove. Add some field drain lines and you’re good. I’ve seen people r…

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Hunting • Re: Hunting Without Being Hunted …..

December 16, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Air rifles can be a nice choice but I prefer snares and traps. Also while expensive a 30 caliber suppressor will allow you to take deer sized game at 100 yds and is about as loud as a BB gun.Statistics: Posted by John Galt 1 — Sat Dec 16, 2017 1…

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Guns • Re: Where I learn to shoot

December 14, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Well I don’t go to some fancy place but I’ve got a 15 and 80 yard range with steels 30′ from my business’s back door so pistol practice is convent. For longer shooting I’ve got 450 yds to play with across the road if I want to bother setting up …

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A.N.T.S. • Re: One Second After

December 14, 2017 John Galt 1 0

My GHB (get home bag), which I always carry, I even keep a small one in our little car which we only drive on sunny Sundays.Maybe cheating since the GHB bag contains a lot of stuff but it’s always with me. The 2nd item would be my pocket pistol …

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Wilderness Survival • Re: What would you do ?

December 10, 2017 John Galt 1 0

LeeLynn wrote:oldasrocks wrote:Shoot the sheriff and eat the dogs.Dogs good eaten.No they’re not. I’ve had dog, very stringy, after cooking looks like beef but with a bit of a gamey taste and gritty texture.My friend said large dogs are less stri…

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Recipes • Re: Sourdough Dreams

December 10, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Thanks folks for the Sourdough book links, just ordered one. I bake bread every few weeks but have always been worried about yeast if we ever had to go without… Hopefully I’ll learn how to capture and grow my own yeast. And yes, I o…