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Forum: Canada 11-10-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By OhCanada
Survival groups in Canada?

Is anyone here involved in a survival group? I don't mean illegal para-military groups but rather people who meet regularly to get outdoors, try their gear out, pick up skills from one another, and...
Forum: Canada 11-10-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By OhCanada
Many of us tried but the PPC fan boys just got it...

Many of us tried but the PPC fan boys just got it wrong. We had decades of experience with the NDP. Canada is largely a 2 party Country, all PMs have been Libs or Cons. It took decades for the NDP to...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-10-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,866
Posted By OhCanada
I use a Vietnamese coffee drip maker picked up at...

I use a Vietnamese coffee drip maker picked up at asian stores. No paper, no glass, nothing to break.

I also use metal espresso maker (I get mind from Winners), again, no paper and no glass. The...
Forum: Urban Survival 11-10-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,885
Posted By OhCanada
Go to thrift stores and buy 1L widemouth Nalgene...

Go to thrift stores and buy 1L widemouth Nalgene bottles, the kind with 7 or PC on the bottom that people toss due the the BPA scare. Try to buy the ones only with black lids as it will save you a...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 05-30-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,343
Posted By OhCanada
Smokers in the woods can light fires even when...

Smokers in the woods can light fires even when they are not trying. 1,000 acres fire.

Just like the other thread bashing bushcrafters, firesteels are VERY modern. Lighter or firesteel, it doesn't...
Forum: Urban Survival 09-02-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,220
Posted By OhCanada
DebX36 there is no morale in law, only control. ...

DebX36 there is no morale in law, only control.

Is it morale to be gay? It was illegal but now is not (at least in Canada). Is it morale to smoke pot? It was illegal in all US/Canada but legal...
Forum: Urban Survival 09-02-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,964
Posted By OhCanada
In Canada this is all just fantasy. I've seen a...

In Canada this is all just fantasy. I've seen a tac vest only worn once and it was mostly empty and the guy certainly didn't have a gun (hippy type).

This is urban survival, if you can openly...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-10-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,676
Posted By OhCanada
There was a now famous US bunker built under a...

There was a now famous US bunker built under a resort in secret, however once the media found out about the secret it had to be abandoned as a future bunker.

Your preps are only as safe as your...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-10-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,486
Posted By OhCanada
Excel is very easy to learn, especially older...

Excel is very easy to learn, especially older simple versions.

Get bins (large bins for large items and get small bins for small items) and label them on the outside. Go through each bin and put...
Forum: Non-Lethal Weapons & Self Defense 12-20-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,991
Posted By OhCanada
You would have to make sure the rod is either...

You would have to make sure the rod is either flexable or thick, too thin of a non-flexable rod may bend and stay bent after hard use.
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 12-20-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,404
Posted By OhCanada
You lost me at "Rothco" lol; but I did have an...

You lost me at "Rothco" lol; but I did have an even cheaper $5 survival knife with the bubble compass as a kid, one fall from the bed and the knife stabbed the floor and then fell over bending the...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 10-31-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,050
Posted By OhCanada
No need to stock junk knives when you can get...

No need to stock junk knives when you can get quality knives for $20 and under.

Fixed: Mora, Green River, Old Hickory
Folding: Buck BHW, SAK, Opinel, Douk Douk

Many people forget to store...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 10-18-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 31,945
Posted By OhCanada
If you had stocked 20K when it was $3 a box then...

If you had stocked 20K when it was $3 a box then you would be hunting cheaply for a long time compared to those who have to pay $8-$9 a box now.

Also, there are certain brands/types of 22lr that...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 10-18-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,688
Posted By OhCanada
This article is all over the place! Is it about...

This article is all over the place! Is it about stockpiling knives like the title says? Is it about Kev's fav knives? Is it about what makes a knife a survival knife?

"Survival knife" is just as...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 10-18-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,616
Posted By OhCanada
It is bushcrap, wayyyyyyyy before the last 15...

It is bushcrap, wayyyyyyyy before the last 15 years a ton of bushcraft was done with knives, machetes, axes, etc; and that is what they were called: hunting knife, fishing knife, kitchen knives,...
Forum: Non-Lethal Weapons & Self Defense 07-19-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,152
Posted By OhCanada
There is no such thing as a police only tool. A...

There is no such thing as a police only tool. A tool is a tool, anyone can use them but as any carpenter knows, you need to use the right tool for the job.

Joseph, the reason is simple: While guns...
Forum: Financial Forum 07-19-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,765
Posted By OhCanada
There are many off site places to store cash like...

There are many off site places to store cash like a trusted friend/relatives house, your workplace (situations may vary), outdoor places (use no metal containers for non-metal money).

Use gloves...
Forum: Financial Forum 07-19-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 69,404
Posted By OhCanada
To you maybe, but not to your dealer and not to...

To you maybe, but not to your dealer and not to the guy down the street.

A local dealer offers more buyback dollars for a SML or ASE than a Sunshine mint bar of the same weight. In fact, there is...
Forum: Financial Forum 07-19-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 19,567
Posted By OhCanada
Waiting to buy only counts if you save every cent...

Waiting to buy only counts if you save every cent that you would have spent today on silver. If you have held off for 2 years and did not put that money aside then you are no further ahead

Edit:...
Forum: Urban Survival 07-19-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,128
Posted By OhCanada
If you are a man then there is no reason for your...

If you are a man then there is no reason for your keys to be any place other than your pants pocket. I think it is so stupid when people come home and toss their keys here or there then have to go...
Forum: Urban Survival 07-19-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 210,118
Posted By OhCanada
Everywhere I am is dangerous; I have never been...

Everywhere I am is dangerous; I have never been attacked in any place where I wasn't there. Anything else is pointless to me.
Forum: Canada 11-16-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,790
Posted By OhCanada
More Asians and Arabs here. If you visit a...

More Asians and Arabs here.

If you visit a country you should not be expected to speak the language as well as a local but it is handy to know a couple of words to get by. However, if you move to...
Forum: Financial Forum 11-16-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,896
Posted By OhCanada
If you have them keep them, but if you only have...

If you have them keep them, but if you only have 1oz gold units then that is what silver is for. Kind of like gold is bills and silver is coins. The problem with gold is that the smaller the unit the...
Forum: Urban Survival 11-16-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,567
Posted By OhCanada
From the photos posted the OP does not seem to...

From the photos posted the OP does not seem to understand what "Grey Man" is. Grey is to blend in, to be hazy not to be invisable. It is to be grey, not black and white aka clear cut sticking out but...
Forum: Financial Forum 10-12-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,873
Posted By OhCanada
A better question is how to get it...

A better question is how to get it "undocumented". Take out cash from your account in small amounts each payday or at the beginning of the month (rent time), this just reads as spending money or bill...
Forum: Financial Forum 10-12-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,276
Posted By OhCanada
The point (when you include the video) is to not...

The point (when you include the video) is to not carry it all in your wallet. Your wallet is the first place someone looks for your cash, and it might be the only play they look.

Spread the wealth...
Forum: Financial Forum 10-05-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 21,057
Posted By OhCanada
I have watched silver go from $5 to $20 so the...

I have watched silver go from $5 to $20 so the $20 mark is the new ceiling for me after I stupidly paid $36 for 6 SMLs awhile back. Anything below $20 is a sale for me.

As far as an investment,...
Forum: Financial Forum 10-05-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,569
Posted By OhCanada
Junk silver used to be cheaper than bullion I can...

Junk silver used to be cheaper than bullion I can get brand new sealed Sunshine Mint bars for around that $1.09 above spot online in Canada while local coin dealers often charge $2 above spot for a...
Forum: Reviews and questions 10-05-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,425
Posted By OhCanada
Like others have said, those thick tac pouches...

Like others have said, those thick tac pouches are best left for outside use, for inside pocket use just back up what you have with Alosak pouches for items you need waterproof like first aid gear.
...
Forum: Urban Survival 10-05-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,759
Posted By OhCanada
Here is what I look for: Both a zipper and...

Here is what I look for:

Both a zipper and snap/buttons, so I can still close the coat if the zipper fails but the zipper blocks most of the wind.

Able to stand up to a medium to heavy snow...
Forum: Non-Lethal Weapons & Self Defense 08-12-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,923
Posted By OhCanada
Are you a trained martial artist? Are you a...

Are you a trained martial artist?

Are you a trained fencer?
Forum: Non-Lethal Weapons & Self Defense 08-12-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,923
Posted By OhCanada
Make sure your stick is not too weak, some are...

Make sure your stick is not too weak, some are one use only sticks suitable for walking but not for fighting. At the same time, don't make the stick two heavy that it becomes bothersome to carry or...
Forum: Non-Lethal Weapons & Self Defense 08-12-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,295
Posted By OhCanada
Thanks for sharring, it goes to show that years...

Thanks for sharring, it goes to show that years of training can be set back by as little as a year of not training. I'm glad that you are ok and that you chose a hands off defense in this situation.
Forum: Financial Forum 08-02-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,353
Posted By OhCanada
Please send you pennies to Canada, we have none...

Please send you pennies to Canada, we have none so we can't take them out of our change. I took all I could, both Can and US.

The idea that you are worth something (a certain $ rate) every hour...
Forum: Non-Lethal Weapons & Self Defense 07-29-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 24,196
Posted By OhCanada
That is a good article. What I said applies...

That is a good article.

What I said applies even to BJJ, I hear it from instructors and students alike, "I pulled a training knife on him and "cut his throat" or "stabbed him in the ribs" while we...
Forum: Non-Lethal Weapons & Self Defense 07-28-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 24,196
Posted By OhCanada
Any SHTF martial art presumes a lack of law...

Any SHTF martial art presumes a lack of law enforcement or otherwise it would just regular martial art where you could defend yourself and still go to jail.

Any SHTF (and any real martial art)...
Forum: Financial Forum 03-09-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,300
Posted By OhCanada
Canadian malls in my area are either completely...

Canadian malls in my area are either completely gone or whole floors turned over to call centers, and in many cases once proper malls are turned into strip malls which aren't malls at all. Imagine,...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 03-09-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,467
Posted By OhCanada
I can't believe people are talking about...

I can't believe people are talking about something so simple as a bag, it is not like we haven't been using all manner of bags for THOUSANDS OF YEARS sheesh!

How can any of your survive if you...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 03-09-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,591
Posted By OhCanada
Keen's Mustard tins are nice, you can find all...

Keen's Mustard tins are nice, you can find all metal ones with paper labels but new ones are metal body with painted on label but the top is plastic rather than metal, which for me takes it away from...
Forum: Urban Survival 01-18-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,296
Posted By OhCanada
Basic table salt shouldn't be a problem as I have...

Basic table salt shouldn't be a problem as I have had pre-filled plastic salt shakers around for years. Even road salt has no real effect on the plastic bags it comes in.

Alcohol for stoves is a...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-15-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,813
Posted By OhCanada
You can survive for days on no food, however, an...

You can survive for days on no food, however, an active male needs about 2,000 a day; so hiking uneven paths, building shelter, keeping warm, are all draining and long term/pro hikers often eat 3,000...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-15-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,813
Posted By OhCanada
SOS bars are sugar and crap; I've ate over 7...

SOS bars are sugar and crap; I've ate over 7 boxes of them though. I prefer the Seven Oceans brand which is mainly wheat, fat with some vits, and less sugar than the SOS; I have eaten over 20 of...
Forum: Urban Survival 01-06-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,296
Posted By OhCanada
Urban Nalgene Bottle Cache Ideas?

I have been buying old Nalgene bottles when I see them for a Loonie or Twonie at thrift stores with the idea of using them as above ground/slightly buried "urban" caches.

I have read this...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 12-29-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,678
Posted By OhCanada
I have used cheapo tents and cheapo sleeping...

I have used cheapo tents and cheapo sleeping bags, if they work they work; what hurt me was a medium quality backpack with a hip belt that was too large so even at it's tightest all the weight was on...
Forum: Non-Lethal Weapons & Self Defense 11-29-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,411
Posted By OhCanada
Krav Maga is whatever the teacher say it is....

Krav Maga is whatever the teacher say it is. Really, look at the history of Krav Maga and you will find that it got its start in Japanese jujutsu and only much later changed into this punch and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,821
Posted By OhCanada
The fear of the "all plastic gun" starts all over...

The fear of the "all plastic gun" starts all over again.
Forum: Rifle Forum 11-29-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,076
Posted By OhCanada
The whole point should boil down to this: "If you...

The whole point should boil down to this: "If you have a device that can kill someone (by bullet, by electrical charge, by operation ie. a car, etc) you should first seek out the operating manual and...
Forum: Urban Survival 10-15-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,285
Posted By OhCanada
Since this is urban survival, I'll say that I...

Since this is urban survival, I'll say that I have only seen any kind of tactical vest worn twice and it was the same surplus store one (one was black, other was OD) worn by hipsters. :rolleyes: Oh,...
Forum: Urban Survival 10-15-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,545
Posted By OhCanada
I prefer real life plans rather than SHTF talk....

I prefer real life plans rather than SHTF talk. So as it is, I will bug out to the homes of family if I need to, no need to run to the hills.

I also have the keys to two areas in the city I use,...
Forum: Urban Survival 10-15-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,112
Posted By OhCanada
Your post did not state that you walked 10 blocks...

Your post did not state that you walked 10 blocks to your office, you could as easily parked right outside of the building from the details you gave in the post.

My point still stands, the whole...
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