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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…

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Hunting • Re: Coyote’s

December 3, 2017 John Galt 1 0

We’ve got two packs that work the area. My donkeys keep them off the property except the occasional stray male the trailcams catch a picture of at 2am every month or so. I’ve gone to the farmers field across the road and popped one occasi…

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Hunting • Re: Coyote’s

December 3, 2017 John Galt 1 0

We’ve got two packs that work the area. My donkeys keep them off the property except the occasional stray male the trailcams catch a picture of at 2am every month or so. I’ve gone to the farmers field across the road and popped one occasi…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

December 3, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Well there are no gas wells around here and I wouldn’t know how to capture the gas if there were. I’d suggest that you figure it out since you’ve got so many close by.Statistics: Posted by John Galt 1 — Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:10 pm

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

December 1, 2017 John Galt 1 0

JoyDog wrote:How do we find people kike this?People like what? who know about power production or hermits? As far as the hermits go Jeff was on his bike and just swing by my shop for some water.Statistics: Posted by John Galt 1 — Fri Dec 01, 2…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

December 1, 2017 John Galt 1 0

JoyDog wrote:How do we find people kike this?People like what? who know about power production or hermits? As far as the hermits go Jeff was on his bike and just swing by my shop for some water.Statistics: Posted by John Galt 1 — Fri Dec 01, 2…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

December 1, 2017 John Galt 1 0

JoyDog wrote:How do we find people kike this?People like what? who know about power production or hermits? As far as the hermits go Jeff was on his bike and just swing by my shop for some water.Statistics: Posted by John Galt 1 — Fri Dec 01, 2…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

December 1, 2017 John Galt 1 0

He had worked for 20 years saving all of his money with his housing ect paid for by his company. But as I learned later he slowly became schizophrenic and retreated to the woods. Over the years he opened up and after 11 years living his life…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

November 30, 2017 John Galt 1 0

I had a friend who was totally off the grid. No electricity, rode a bicycle everywhere, rain catchment system and a bored well (with bucket on a rope) that was often dry. Basically he was a hermit who had saved some cash and was living on 25…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

November 30, 2017 John Galt 1 0

rickdun wrote:Cast Iron, here’s an article on making ethanol. According to this article, besides corn, you need 1,000 gallons of water too.The 1000 gallons may be for the growing of the corn. A 5-6 gallon batch of mash (so about 4 gallons water)…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

November 30, 2017 John Galt 1 0

NJMike wrote:Good topic. Some of my quick thoughts.Understanding basic electricity (not home wiring basics, but the concepts), cable gauges and components, and having some basic tools and test equipment would be important.Alternators and DC motors cou…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

November 30, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Theoretically about 26 pounds of corn will make a gallon of ethanol (about 95% pure) but that assumes that you get perfect malting, fermenting, and distilling. But it’s really tough to get perfect fermentation and preforming enough Sparging tak…

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Georgia A.N.T.S. • Re: SALT and SUGAR

November 29, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Having tried the 50 lb blocks of salt from the feed store I’ve learned to avoid keeping long term salt out of the shed in non air tight containers (sitting on a pallet). Salt absorbs moisture out of the air and absorbs moisture during high humi…