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A.N.T.S. • Medical Emergencies

November 22, 2017 Cadit 0

Greetings All: I read and see most of our post hinge on the guns, gardening, home defense, ammo and such, but not some much on medical care? If you or a loved one was to be injured or sick, what or who would address that in a SHTF scenario, and if its…

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A.N.T.S. • A Dinosaur Extinction Event

November 22, 2017 Cadit 0

Ok; Let’s Get Wild & Wooly here, what are we to do in "A Dinosaur Extinction Event". You best believe our government has already planned for that if it should happen. And as all scientist has stated that in any event of that type, there …

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Why Only a Few States?

November 22, 2017 Dirk Williams 0

Happy Thanksgiving to you all. Each county, or parish or whatever your community calls them, should have a disaster specialist office. We have our county’s emergency preparation plans down loaded for future use. Impressive words with really zero …

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A.N.T.S. • Re: My Home, My Property

November 22, 2017 Cadit 0

John: Now that’s what I’m talking about. We should be able to protect and/or defend our property if need be, without the interference of government (BIG BROTHER) pounding on our door or a whole covey of Lawyers pounding on your door. You should be abl…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: How will people act when hungry, you ask?

November 21, 2017 Cin 0

I was already a prepper but didn’t know the term when Hurricane Andrew wiped out Homestead AFB. Some dude decided to take a semi-truck loaded with ice down to Florida to pass out. It was on the news. People were standing in line with whatever they ha…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Another day, another apocalypse

November 20, 2017 Cadit 0

For me: I do it to be independent from big brother as much as possible. and to care for my family. It’s not anyone else’s responsibility to care for them. Do what I can, when I can, for who I can. Now; as for the other, hey I may get hit by a falling …

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A.N.T.S. • Re: How will people act when hungry, you ask?

November 20, 2017 Cadit 0

Yeah: I’ve seen what people will do when they or their loved ones are hungry. People in the states just don’t know. The only one I think that come close are those after Katrina and Sandy hit. But not to the degree that people in 3rd world countries do…

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A.N.T.S. • How will people act when hungry, you ask?

November 19, 2017 founderant 0

How will people act when hungry, you ask?Morocco food stampede kills 15 and wounds many. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-42044887The people were killed and several others wounded in a stampede while food aid was being distributed.Statistics: Po…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Another day, another apocalypse

November 19, 2017 oldasrocks 0

I’m disappointed. Here it is Sunday afternoon and the New Madrid still hasn’t started shakin. Guess I’ll have to rake up those pesky leaves after all. We should have been underwater by now.Statistics: Posted by oldasrocks — Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:11 pm

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A.N.T.S. • Re: My Home, My Property

November 19, 2017 John Galt 1 0

A friend had some teens drop by trying to sell stuff (he suspects they were casing the house for robbery). Anyway his huge dog chewed one of them up. They attempted to sue him but the "Beware of Dog" signs saved him legally.Statis…

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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 John Galt 1 0

While I rarely butcher my own meat we do cook in a wood fired dome oven on a regular basis. We make everything from bread to casseroles in it. One of out favorite meals is pitting a steak on a metal rack and putting it directly on the coal b…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 19, 2017 John Galt 1 0

While I rarely butcher my own meat we do cook in a wood fired dome oven on a regular basis. We make everything from bread to casseroles in it. One of out favorite meals is pitting a steak on a metal rack and putting it directly on the coal b…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 19, 2017 IceFire 0

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.Statistics: Posted by IceFire — Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:04 am

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Another day, another apocalypse

November 19, 2017 IceFire 0

While SOME people may "prep" because of "Doomsday" predictions, those are the ones that quit after the apocalypse fails to happen. As for me, like Cast Iron, It’s a "lifestyle choice". We’re working on becoming as self-su…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Another day, another apocalypse

November 19, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Blondie wrote:A few people made themselves wealthy with their books predicting events that never happened.Well said.Predictions, especially those of the future, are at best taken with a box of salt.Those who proclaim, "Is how it is going to go do…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 19, 2017 Cast Iron 0

A few notes on the subject, i.e. butchering in this case a hog.Have the means to transport the carcass to the primary site where you will scald, scrape, gut, and hang the carcass. Have a place to hang the carcass where it will be cool and secure from…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 19, 2017 IceFire 0

I agree that knowing how to properly slaughter, butcher, and process is essential to learn NOW, and not when your survival depends on it. Last year, I raised, slaughtered, butchered, and processed our Thanksgiving/Christmas turkey (he was so big, we h…

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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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A.N.T.S. • Re: Another day, another apocalypse

November 18, 2017 Blondie 0

It used to be that "sex sells". Now it seems fear sells as well or better. After all, you can peddle it to a larger audience from Grandma to school children and it’s acceptable.A few people made themselves wealthy with their books predicting…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Another day, another apocalypse

November 18, 2017 ForwardPreppers 0

I agree with Swamp, some of the situations cause that type of prepper- only temporary. I’m sure many a spouse or family member has been squawked down about the disaster that never came.I’m not so sure that any apocalypse is causing more prepping or a…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Another day, another apocalypse

November 18, 2017 ForwardPreppers 0

I agree with Swamp, some of the situations cause that type of prepper- only temporary. I’m sure many a spouse or family member has been squawked down about the disaster that never came.I’m not so sure that any apocalypse is causing more prepping or a…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Another day, another apocalypse

November 18, 2017 daaswampman 0

Another day, another apocalypse. Do you think apocalypse predictions discourage or help to get people into preparedness?Most who start prepping for "EVENTS" will end up angry for wasting their time or embarrassed for being a fool. SwampStat…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Another day, another apocalypse

November 18, 2017 angie_nrs 0

That link didn’t work for me, but if a rouge planet were to hit ours, no amount of prepping would do anyone any good. Mind you, since I couldn’t read the link…..I’m just guessing as to the prediction that was made.So, in answer to your question…….

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Another day, another apocalypse

November 18, 2017 angie_nrs 0

That link didn’t work for me, but if a rouge planet were to hit ours, no amount of prepping would do anyone any good. Mind you, since I couldn’t read the link…..I’m just guessing as to the prediction that was made.So, in answer to your question…….

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A.N.T.S. • Another day, another apocalypse

November 18, 2017 founderant 0

Another day, another apocalypse. Do you think apocalypse predictions discourage or help to get people into preparedness?Rogue planet could bring end of days this weekend https://www.foxnews.com/science/2017/11 … ekend.htmlStatistics: Posted by found…

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A.N.T.S. • Another day, another apocalypse

November 18, 2017 founderant 0

Another day, another apocalypse. Do you think apocalypse predictions discourage or help to get people into preparedness?Rogue planet could bring end of days this weekend https://www.foxnews.com/science/2017/11 … ekend.htmlStatistics: Posted by found…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 17, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Cin and OldAsRocks are quite right: learning how to properly slaughter, butcher and process an animal is a skill to have now, and not after a SHTF event. I have a number of books on the subject, but none of them go into the logistics or support need…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 17, 2017 Cast Iron 0

Cin and OldAsRocks are quite right: learning how to properly slaughter, butcher and process an animal is a skill to have now, and not after a SHTF event. I have a number of books on the subject, but none of them go into the logistics or support need…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 17, 2017 oldasrocks 0

Cadit, Come on over next weekend. We’re having a chicken plucking party. If you don’t have this skill we’ll be glad to help you learn it.Statistics: Posted by oldasrocks — Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:02 am

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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. • ARES

November 16, 2017 Cadit 0

Hi Guys: I was just reading an article about the deployment of groups like ARES. What I got out of this was the ARES says that they supply 15 litters (3.96 gals) of water per person per day for drinking and hygiene or provide a means for them to purif…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 16, 2017 Cin 0

We heat with a wood stove, pretty proficient at lighting it. Husband burns trash in our fire pit weekly. He’s pretty good about getting a fire started, too. We can pump water if needed. We walk two miles daily, unless there is ice, or snow is actua…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Use It or Lose It

November 15, 2017 oldasrocks 0

I don’t agree with "Losing it". It’s like riding a bicycle. Course I soon may have Altimeters so things may change at my age.Statistics: Posted by oldasrocks — Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:39 pm

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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: Use It or Lose It

November 15, 2017 Cast Iron 0

I heat with wood.Every morning I have to get the fire going. It is a bit more challenging as the door only allows me so much room and access to the firebox, unlike a camp fire.Over the years I have reached the level of the ability to light a fire wit…

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A.N.T.S. • Use It or Lose It

November 15, 2017 Cadit 0

Greetings All: Here I am again, stirring things up. You know what I mean. Addressing the group I’m in and talking about practicing our skills and such, I got a lot of flack and excuses. So a Few of us took a week-end and hit the wood in a National Par…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Why Only a Few States?

November 13, 2017 danthman114 0

Cadit wrote:Ok Guys & Gals:After reading about the different states that are readying for a possible Nuclear attack, My question is, why aren’t more doing it? If a threat exist, why not get the citizens involved and prepared? Not just for the Poli…