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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…

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Other weapons • Re: Vital Weapons?

October 28, 2017 rickdun 0

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 vital tool/weap…

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Suggestions • Re: The Biggest Threat

October 26, 2017 rickdun 0

First off, welcome to the APN.What Illini Warrior said !!!! A slip of the lip will sink a ship. The less people, including family and friends, that know you’re storing items the better off you’ll be.When buying extra food and somebody asks what you’re…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: DNA Test Kits

October 17, 2017 rickdun 0

oldasrocks wrote:I think I’ll get a kit and send in my German Shepherd saliva and see what I get back. Or better yet mix it with mine. That ought to ring some bells.OAR, send me a pm with your address and I’ll send you a check or money order for the …

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First Aid & Medicine • Re: Type II Diabetes

October 13, 2017 rickdun 0

Whitebear54, my wife is type-2 and she went to a specialist and that doctor had her all screwed up, two and three different types of medicine and told her to lose weight, my wife only weighs 118 lbs. I asked her to just go to the family doctor and le…

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Guns • Re: Why You Shouldn’t Get Into Guns

October 6, 2017 rickdun 0

Loved the video. In my younger years I was the same way and accumulated many weapons over the years. Some were handed down to me from my granddad and some from my dad. But, over the years, I believe I have as many if not more then the Las Vegas shoote…

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Solar • Re: Homemade Solar Cart

October 5, 2017 rickdun 0

Flightnurse1 wrote:I am figuring the amp hours out. So each battery is 12amp/hr and I have 12 batteries in the cart. Now that it is built, I plan to slowly change the batteries to deep cycle marine batteries, but for now it’s great. If I had to do it …

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Solar • Re: Homemade Solar Cart

October 5, 2017 rickdun 0

Flightnurse1 wrote:I am figuring the amp hours out. So each battery is 12amp/hr and I have 12 batteries in the cart. Now that it is built, I plan to slowly change the batteries to deep cycle marine batteries, but for now it’s great. If I had to do it …

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Introduce Yourself • Re: New prepper in Grand Junction CO

October 1, 2017 rickdun 0
LeoWoman wrote:
I have started down the path of prepping, but it’s a bit overwhelming. With our world in such turmoil, it feels like time is running out. My adult daughter lives with me but she just isn’t into it…so, if it’s to be…it’s up to me! :?

Welcome from Pennsylvania, Colorado is a pretty state, been there hundreds of times (hunting and fishing).

If your daughter isn’t into to it and she doesn’t want to contribute then charge her rent and buy her supplies. :shakeyes:

Statistics: Posted by rickdun — Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:49 am


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General Preparedness Discussion • Re: 2017 SEPTEMBER – What Did You Do To Prep This Week/Month

September 29, 2017 rickdun 0

Got the oats in and plowed 7 acre field and winter wheat planted. Rotated 30 gallons of gas and refilled containers. Brought down 3 loads of wood from upper field and stacked for for next winter.

Got my ebay order of 50 feet of wicks for lanterns. Wife canned a punch of sweet corn and and potatoes. The garden is ready now to plant winter onions and my garlic for next year.

Archery season starts tomorrow here in Pa., taking the grandson out for his first time.

At one of the local grange fairs, the grandson took 2nd place for his garlic got a check for $1.75, the granddaughter took 1st place for her pumpkin pie got a check for $5.00 and the wife took 1st place for her apple pie got a check for $25.00 and she can go to Harrisburg for the state bake.

Statistics: Posted by rickdun — Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:37 am


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Natural Disasters • Re: Cash demand soars in Puerto Rico

September 28, 2017 rickdun 0

Cast Iron, I haven’t heard anything about PM’s being used, but the lines for the ATM’s are as long as those waiting in line for gas.

I saw on the news this morning that there are hundred’s of tractor trailers full of food, water, generators, medical supplies but no one to drive them to the cities/towns. There are a lot of roads that are still impassable and over a week without electricity and could take months to fix. I’m just glad I’m pretty much prepared for something like that.

Statistics: Posted by rickdun — Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:33 am


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Other weapons • Re: Country Weapons vs City Weapons

September 22, 2017 rickdun 0

Back around 20 years or so ago, down in the city (Altoona, Pa), a guy cut off another guy. When they came to a red light, the guy that was cut off came out with a baseball bat and starting smashing the drivers side window out.

The guy that had the window smashed, pulled up his model 1911A1 and gave that guy two, 230 grains of self justice :eek: in the face. Rumor has it that it was a closed casket.

No charges were filed.

Statistics: Posted by rickdun — Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:54 am


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Other weapons • Re: Country Weapons vs City Weapons

September 22, 2017 rickdun 0

Back around 20 years or so ago, down in the city (Altoona, Pa), a guy cut off another guy. When they came to a red light, the guy that was cut off came out with a baseball bat and starting smashing the drivers side window out.

The guy that had the window smashed, pulled up his model 1911A1 and gave that guy two, 230 grains of self justice :eek: in the face. Rumor has it that it was a closed casket.

No charges were filed.

Statistics: Posted by rickdun — Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:54 am


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Other weapons • Re: Country Weapons vs City Weapons

September 20, 2017 rickdun 0

What Cast Iron said.

Anything can be used as a weapon, as long as you can get your hand on it. Also tools of opportunity, if your caught with your pants down, a hand full of dirt in the eyes of the other can get you out of dodge.

As far as martial arts, it’s better then not knowing martial arts.

Statistics: Posted by rickdun — Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:16 pm