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Economic Disasters • Re: Recession

March 24, 2018 JoyDog 0

sageprice wrote:daaswampman wrote:Are you GardeningAre you Sewing?Are you Mending?Are you Building?Are you Frugal?Are you Aware of what is really important in your life?The above list is a start, but can you do them? I would start with an honest ass…

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Food & Water • Re: Milk Alternatives

February 10, 2018 JoyDog 0

If you don’t like it, try pasteurizing it. 6 minutes per gallon in the microwave and it should taste better than cows milk. Its good stuff!Statistics: Posted by JoyDog — Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:28 pm

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Canning • Re: Canned up some cow

February 6, 2018 JoyDog 0

The old timers worked harder than we do today! We keep about 500 jars of something.We just butchered a 1000 lb beef.Statistics: Posted by JoyDog — Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:10 pm

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Water • Re: Impending disaster in south africa

February 1, 2018 JoyDog 0

When we bought our first 40 acres, the next thing we bought was a drill rig. I was lucky that I had married a witch. She can find water. We later bought 2 more 40s and she found good water on them.Statistics: Posted by JoyDog — Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:04 a…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Ice storm

January 7, 2018 JoyDog 0

Cast Iron wrote:I do understand if you live in the deep south and this kind of weather is a once in a decade event. But for everyone else, really, you should have on hand alternative methods of heating and cooking as a general prep. What if the grid…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

January 3, 2018 JoyDog 0

John Galt 1 wrote: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-…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

January 2, 2018 JoyDog 0

John Galt 1 wrote: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.The hermit! Everyone we meet wa…

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Hunting • Re: Say There Is A Coyote In Your Yard

December 28, 2017 JoyDog 0

Illini Warrior wrote:JoyDog wrote:The coyotes get the good dogs in the neighborhood. The owls get the house cats. We have huge owls. I started shooting my 243 this summer and have got 2 coyotes and a bob cat off the front porch. Wish I could hit the o…

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Hunting • Re: Say There Is A Coyote In Your Yard

December 28, 2017 JoyDog 0

A coyote will come in and start playing with even a big dog, then when the dog starts chasing the coyote, the coyote will lead the dog back into the brush where the rest of the pack is waiting. They even kill pit bulls and rottweilers. We had a pack r…

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Hunting • Re: Say There Is A Coyote In Your Yard

December 28, 2017 JoyDog 0

The coyotes get the good dogs in the neighborhood. The owls get the house cats. We have huge owls. I started shooting my 243 this summer and have got 2 coyotes and a bob cat off the front porch. Wish I could hit the owls in the dark.Statistics: Posted…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

December 3, 2017 JoyDog 0

We own our own drill rig. We have drilled 5 wells around 400 ft. We have water but no gas. We have neighbors that have drilled 400 ft and have gas but no water.Statistics: Posted by JoyDog — Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:45 pm

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

December 3, 2017 JoyDog 0

We own our own drill rig. We have drilled 5 wells around 400 ft. We have water but no gas. We have neighbors that have drilled 400 ft and have gas but no water.Statistics: Posted by JoyDog — Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:45 pm

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 19, 2017 JoyDog 0

IceFire wrote: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.We use a fork lift and use our backhoe bucket…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 19, 2017 JoyDog 0

I will kill and process a beef for me, my wife, and dog in the next week or so. My wife and dog are the best helpers I will find. If anybody wants to get involved, let us know.Statistics: Posted by JoyDog — Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:04 pm

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Other weapons • Re: Country Weapons vs City Weapons

September 23, 2017 JoyDog 0

Well for that, particularly the lions and bears, I would go with something along the lines of a .30 06[/quote]

A couple years ago I killed a bear on our front step with a .223. He was looking through the sliding glass door at our granddaughters.[/quote]

What kind? A black bear? Or one of those big brown bears?[/quote]

He was a black bear. A .223 will kill most things if you hit them in the right place. I use a .243 a lot of the time. I havent shot a big gun in years.

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Other weapons • Re: Country Weapons vs City Weapons

September 21, 2017 JoyDog 0
Photon Guy wrote:

JoyDog wrote:I have not ever shot at anyone, but I use guns daily. I have to protect my farm and animals. I dont think martial arts would help me at all. We have bear, coyotes, bobcat, rabbits, lion, and other small animals that threaten our life.

Well for that, particularly the lions and bears, I would go with something along the lines of a .30 06

A couple years ago I killed a bear on our front step with a .223. He was looking through the sliding glass door at our granddaughters.

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Other weapons • Re: Country Weapons vs City Weapons

September 21, 2017 JoyDog 0
Photon Guy wrote:

JoyDog wrote:I have not ever shot at anyone, but I use guns daily. I have to protect my farm and animals. I dont think martial arts would help me at all. We have bear, coyotes, bobcat, rabbits, lion, and other small animals that threaten our life.

Well for that, particularly the lions and bears, I would go with something along the lines of a .30 06

A couple years ago I killed a bear on our front step with a .223. He was looking through the sliding glass door at our granddaughters.

Statistics: Posted by JoyDog — Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:48 am


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Other weapons • Re: Country Weapons vs City Weapons

September 21, 2017 JoyDog 0

I have not ever shot at anyone, but I use guns daily. I have to protect my farm and animals. I dont think martial arts would help me at all. We have bear, coyotes, bobcat, rabbits, lion, and other small animals that threaten our life.

Statistics: Posted by JoyDog — Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:03 pm