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Survival Gear • Re: Ammo can info!

December 11, 2017 rickdun 0

Nice video eochief66, I have both metal and plastic ammo cans. Although I never put them under water for a year, I have left one plastic and one metal ammo can (both m-Tee) outside in the weather for over a year and neither had water in them.Always ch…

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Guns • Re: cimarron 1878 shotgun

December 8, 2017 rickdun 0

Danthman114, that there double is a nice looking shotgun.I think you need to ship that to me (I’ll pay the shipping), just to try it out before I decide to buy one. How about it?Statistics: Posted by rickdun — Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:28 pm

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Guns • Re: cimarron 1878 shotgun

December 8, 2017 rickdun 0

The 1878’s are nice doubles, don’t own one, but do own 4 double’s 2 in 12 gauge and 2 in 20 gauge but no exposed hammers.Don’t know how true it is, but was told by a gun smith years ago that external hammers have a reputation of coming loose from the …

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First Aid & Medicine • Vick’s Vapor Rub

December 2, 2017 rickdun 0

My daughter is in the health care field and is a health nut, been that way since she was a kid. A couple of years ago, she gave me a list of what you can use vick’s vapor rub for, so here’s the list:1. Heals stretch marks2. Heals foot fungus3. Keeps c…

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First Aid & Medicine • Vick’s Vapor Rub

December 2, 2017 rickdun 0

My daughter is in the health care field and is a health nut, been that way since she was a kid. A couple of years ago, she gave me a list of what you can use vick’s vapor rub for, so here’s the list:1. Heals stretch marks2. Heals foot fungus3. Keeps c…

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Guns • Re: .50 Beowulf AR-15: A Home Defense Option?

December 2, 2017 rickdun 0

Cast Iron wrote:MrDanB wrote:Interesting topic! I DID purchase a .50 Beowulf from Tactical Realm earlier this year. After taking it out multiple times and having my way with large blocks of ice, paper targets etc. I would say that this rifle would def…

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Guns • Re: .50 Beowulf AR-15: A Home Defense Option?

December 2, 2017 rickdun 0

Cast Iron wrote:MrDanB wrote:Interesting topic! I DID purchase a .50 Beowulf from Tactical Realm earlier this year. After taking it out multiple times and having my way with large blocks of ice, paper targets etc. I would say that this rifle would def…

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General Energy Discussion • Re: Electricity

November 30, 2017 rickdun 0

Cast Iron, here’s an article on making ethanol. According to this article, besides corn, you need 1,000 gallons of water too.Do what Estus, on mountain men did, convert gas engine to steam engine and fire with wood.http://gas2.org/2008/10/16/1000-gall…

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First Aid & Medicine • Do You Use Kratom

November 24, 2017 rickdun 0

Here’s an article I received via e-mail from Dr. Bones from Doom and Bloom about the FDA trying to do away with the herb Kratom. If you subscribe to Dr. Bones, you probably got this but if you don’t subscribe, the link is below.I have never used krato…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Medical Emergencies

November 22, 2017 rickdun 0

If it’s a true SHTF, there’ll be 12 of us here on the farm, all immediately family. Of those 12, two of them are my sisters who are RN’s and their husbands.We have purchased many medical supplies, suture kits with extra needles and sutures, antibiotic…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: ARES

November 16, 2017 rickdun 0

Cadit, we, the human race, are to blame for the lack of clean, drinkable water. There is only 3% of the earths water that is drinkable and more than 2/3 (two thirds) of that 3 % is not in liquid form which leaves less than 1% of fresh drinking water. …

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 15, 2017 rickdun 0

Well, I’m far from being a couch potatoe. Every couple of months, I pull the main breaker for a two or three day stretch and do what we have to to get by on those two days, rain, snow, sleet or hail, we do it the old fashion way.Like CastIron, we hav…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Why Only a Few States?

November 4, 2017 rickdun 0

Blondie wrote:Lessee….I went to an old, old elementary school that had rusted Civil Defense and Fallout Shelter signs still hanging on the exterior. As a student runner, I remember seeing pamphlets that showed students covering their heads with the…

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General Preparedness Discussion • Re: Needful Things

November 1, 2017 rickdun 0

Ingredients for making your own yeast: baking soda, lemon juice/vinegar or baking powderReplacement items for wood stove: fire brick, stove pipes, stove elbows, gasket material Enough firewood for at least 2 wintersXtra chain saw chains/filesStatistic…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: How Will You Cope In a Long Term SHTF

October 30, 2017 rickdun 0

My wife and I went to Goodwill several years ago and bought summer/winter clothing to include shorts, shirts, blue jeans, jackets, windbreakers, sneakers/shoes, etc.. All the items were washed again at home and placed in those space savers, air was su…

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Soap

October 29, 2017 rickdun 0

Years ago, about 20yrs, the wife and I started an inventory sheet, one for upstairs and one for downstairs. On those sheets we kept track of all none edible items that we use, from toothpaste to dish detergent and from toilet paper to laundry detergen…