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General Family Preparedness • Re: Soap

October 30, 2017 Illini Warrior 0

dmwalsh568 wrote:oldasrocks wrote:NEVER NEVER NEVER try using pool shock to sterilize drinking water unless you want to wake up dead.Never try it unless you’re sure what you’re doing. Make sure it’s Calcium Hypochlorite with nothing else other than…

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Soap

October 30, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

good topic and most all has been covered….Just thought I’d add, if you don’t have a brush…..Go 1 min. into the video here…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPvG9goEGn0~D.Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:52 am

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Soap

October 30, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

good topic and most all has been covered….Just thought I’d add, if you don’t have a brush…..Go 1 min. into the video here…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPvG9goEGn0~D.Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:52 am

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Soap

October 30, 2017 dmwalsh568 0

oldasrocks wrote:NEVER NEVER NEVER try using pool shock to sterilize drinking water unless you want to wake up dead.Never try it unless you’re sure what you’re doing. Make sure it’s Calcium Hypochlorite with nothing else other than inert ingredient…

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October 30, 2017 Fullmoon 0

Another type of soap I stockpile is called TECNU used for removing poison oak oils, should you find that you have crawled through a thicket of poison oak/ivy or sumac. Its a liquid soap that comes in a plastic bottle and this stuff has saved my bacon …

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October 30, 2017 ReadyMom 0

NJMike wrote:When traveling I do grab up the complimentary travel size soaps and shampoos from hotels.I do the same thing! We’ve been traveling so much with our kids for sports through highschool & college that I now have 2 copy-paper boxes FULL o…

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October 30, 2017 IceFire 0

Have enough Fels Naptha soap, Borax, and washing soda to make detergent for several years. Although I’m well stocked with soap, I also know how to make soap. It’s an important skill to have.And yes, baking soda makes a good substitute for toothpaste, …

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October 30, 2017 Blondie 0

Maybe I’m showing my age but brush your teeth with baking soda. Wet the brush, dip into soda & brush away. A box is dirt cheap and it’s an effective cleaner your dentist will approve of. It’s also it’s a great stomach acid neutralizer when your an…

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October 30, 2017 ForwardPreppers 0

I also wanted to mention that average use or consumption will not apply in a SHTF world – everyone goes into hyper conservation mode with all supplies. To include everything from health, home, garden, fuel and food – EVERYTHING. We truly are a consu…

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October 30, 2017 ForwardPreppers 0

We stockpile plenty of toothpaste but I have the ingredients to make it as well. Toothpaste is one of the drug store items that is often free or at least very cheap (50 cents) with sales, coupons & store rebates/points. I write the expiry in sha…

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October 29, 2017 Illini Warrior 0

Cin wrote:Be careful how you store pool shock. I rusted the hinges on my cabinets because of the off-gassing.Instead, buy bleach tablets or bleach crystals in the grocery store, next to the bleach. Then you can make bleach as you need it. Hand saniti…

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October 29, 2017 Cin 0

Be careful how you store pool shock. I rusted the hinges on my cabinets because of the off-gassing.Instead, buy bleach tablets or bleach crystals in the grocery store, next to the bleach. Then you can make bleach as you need it. Hand sanitizer isn’t …

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October 29, 2017 oldasrocks 0

Concerning bleach. We have stockpiled several jars of Evolve beach tablets. Cheap and long lasting storage. We found them at Wallyworld. Added benefit is one little jar makes 32 gallons of bleach. Helps a lot with limited storage space.NEVER NEVER …

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General Family Preparedness • Re: Soap

October 29, 2017 dmwalsh568 0

Instead of bleach, consider stocking pool shock, but only after you read up on safety measures. Then make sure you print directions for safely turning the powder into bleach. And read up again regularly since it’s obviously highly concentrated and dan…

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October 29, 2017 Illini Warrior 0

saw a "helpful hint" the other day in regard to bar soap and pandemic conditions …. the communal use or the continual personal use of a bar of soap is a possible source of disease spread – instead you make soap "chips” using a potato…

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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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October 29, 2017 NJMike 0

Excellent topic to revisit and take a clean look at. I’d add Zote or Fels Naptha laundry soaps, borax, and washing soda for those making their own laundry detergent. Lice shampoo.When traveling I do grab up the complimentary travel size soaps and sh…

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General Family Preparedness • Soap

October 29, 2017 John Galt 1 0

Got food, heat, lighting, some defensive ability,,, how about soap?I wouldn’t be surprised if more people were disabled from unsanitary conditions than weapons and lack of food. Keeping your body clean is nice but keeping your food surfaces sanit…