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A.N.T.S. • Re: Goning Home

March 7, 2018 NJMike 0

I first have to admit to not reading a lot of modern survivalist fiction books. I did a quick Google, so understand the book’s premise (grid down, car not working, 250 miles from home). I’m very familiar with The Walking Dead though I’m not going to…

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Gardening • Re: New Garden Advice

March 5, 2018 NJMike 0

At my old place, when I’d switched to raised beds, I’d used a spin on Mel’s mix (compost/vermiculite/peat) from the Square Foot Gardening book with decent results. I used mostly my own compost, existing soil, with less vermiculite and peat added than …

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Your Book Library

March 1, 2018 NJMike 0

I typically hit a weekend long large rummage sale twice a year and always come away with at least 1 shopping bag of books. My preferences are old books, such as those with lots of text and line art that would not be on a coffee table for show. Here’s…

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Guns • Re: The Assault Weapons Ban of 2018

February 27, 2018 NJMike 0

Feinstein had a bill before that:https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-con … -bill/2095This is the newest one from the OP (text not currently available, I’ll be checking back):https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-con … l/5087?r=1I’m equally or more c…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Traveling Preppers

February 25, 2018 NJMike 0

Items aside, I try to take my brain with me wherever I go. When I travel by air, it’s typically sensible clothing, a poncho, a flashlight, snack bars, and a thumb drive of important information at a minimum among my carry on items. Assuming a worki…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Traveling Preppers

February 25, 2018 NJMike 0

Items aside, I try to take my brain with me wherever I go. When I travel by air, it’s typically sensible clothing, a poncho, a flashlight, snack bars, and a thumb drive of important information at a minimum among my carry on items. Assuming a worki…

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Emergency Communications • Re: Radios in BOBs …

February 25, 2018 NJMike 0

Yes. UV-5R with accessories in my vehicle. Eventually I’ll add a dedicated vehicle radio. The UV-5R, or a later upgrade, is intended to go with me if I leave the vehicle.Statistics: Posted by NJMike — Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:18 am

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Emergency Communications • Re: Radios in BOBs …

February 25, 2018 NJMike 0

Yes. UV-5R with accessories in my vehicle. Eventually I’ll add a dedicated vehicle radio. The UV-5R, or a later upgrade, is intended to go with me if I leave the vehicle.Statistics: Posted by NJMike — Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:18 am

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Oklahoma Discussion, News and Weather • Re: OpSec

February 11, 2018 NJMike 0

The OP was in September. Just curious HVACR, any update on if the group has met up and if so, how did it go?I’ve met up with Preppers in organized public, as well as private informal, meetings. There’s a huge spectrum of people into prepping/surviving…

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Guns • Re: Buying as AR-15

February 7, 2018 NJMike 0

I second Rickdun’s suggestion on a 5.56/.223 capable model.Otherwise specific recommendations are for me a bit like giving out car or movie recommendations.If you want lots of input and opinion on AR platforms you might want to take a look at the ar15…

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Guns • Re: Buying as AR-15

February 7, 2018 NJMike 0

I second Rickdun’s suggestion on a 5.56/.223 capable model.Otherwise specific recommendations are for me a bit like giving out car or movie recommendations.If you want lots of input and opinion on AR platforms you might want to take a look at the ar15…

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DIY and How-To • Re: Re-Purposing Small Containers

January 28, 2018 NJMike 0

Appreciate everyone’s posts and ideas! Thanks!I have started savings pudding snack cups for seed starting, and I do reuse sour cream and similar containers with snapping lids as alternatives to purchased leftover containers, but hadn’t considered them…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: E-Books

January 27, 2018 NJMike 0

Thank you Sageprice. I took a look at one of the procedures and might give it a go. Nothing of importance on the Kindle I don’t have in print, so if I screw it up, it’s not a big deal.Statistics: Posted by NJMike — Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:02 pm

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A.N.T.S. • Re: E-Books

January 25, 2018 NJMike 0

I generally prefer physical books over E-media. I do have an underused Kindle and outside of that a lot of PDF files on USB thumbs and multiple computers.I also have some stuff on DVD, however many new laptops don’t come with the drive as standard, re…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Driverless Auto’s

January 23, 2018 NJMike 0

We provided bad guys easy access to airplanes on 9/11 to use as guided missiles.I’m not a fan of an automated driving system that will be hacked, have the GPS messed with, or that can be shut down at the wrong place and time.Imagine a terrorist using …

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Driverless Auto’s

January 23, 2018 NJMike 0

We provided bad guys easy access to airplanes on 9/11 to use as guided missiles.I’m not a fan of an automated driving system that will be hacked, have the GPS messed with, or that can be shut down at the wrong place and time.Imagine a terrorist using …