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DIY and How-To • Re: Barn doors

October 31, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Barn doors generally do not create a weather tight seal. In addition because of their large size they are unwieldy to open compared to a pedestrian door.Statistics: Posted by John Galt 1 — Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:25 am

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General Family Preparedness • Soap

October 29, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Got food, heat, lighting, some defensive ability,,, how about soap?I wouldn’t be surprised if more people were disabled from unsanitary conditions than weapons and lack of food. Keeping your body clean is nice but keeping your food surfaces sanit…

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Other weapons • Re: Vital Weapons?

October 28, 2017 John Galt 1 0

rickdun wrote:XxBiohazard78xX wrote:I don’t have too many preps but for my defensive preps I have a 20 gauge shotgun, a .22, 2 machetes, around 20 knives, and a hatchet. I’m only starting so is there anything that would be highly recommended or is a v…

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General Preparedness Discussion • Needful Things

October 28, 2017 John Galt 1 0

If the stores are all closed there are lots of little things needed to get by. toilet paper anyone?So this thread is for items that cost less than $20 that we all need in a SHTF situation but may have forgotten to add to our preps.Rules… short …

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Solar • Re: Solar home work 4 all

October 28, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Years ago I built a small (200 watts in panels) solar system that ran the chest freezer in the garage during our frequent power outages. That system was later expanded to 490 watts and could run a small window AC unit for 3-4 hrs a day along with …

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Other weapons • Re: Vital Weapons?

October 28, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Wow, where to start with this topic. It sounds like the OP is on a low budget and simply looking for defense only (which I strongly agree with) in a urban or suburb environment.Thought 1, lose 15 of those knives. Your job is to defend, not be…

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Other weapons • Re: Vital Weapons?

October 28, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Wow, where to start with this topic. It sounds like the OP is on a low budget and simply looking for defense only (which I strongly agree with) in a urban or suburb environment.Thought 1, lose 15 of those knives. Your job is to defend, not be…

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Suggestions • Re: The Biggest Threat

October 26, 2017 John Galt 1 0

The biggest threat will change from time to time but OPSEC will always help. Fortunately I live in a semi-rural area with neighbors (within a mile) that I 90% trust to watch my back and be more interested in trade than theft. City folk mus…

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Suggestions • Re: The Biggest Threat

October 26, 2017 John Galt 1 0

The biggest threat will change from time to time but OPSEC will always help. Fortunately I live in a semi-rural area with neighbors (within a mile) that I 90% trust to watch my back and be more interested in trade than theft. City folk mus…