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Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,306
Views: 54,196
Posted By NY Yankee
I got rid of it when I was 10 years old. I saw...

I got rid of it when I was 10 years old. I saw the BS and double standards and said no more. When asked if I wanted to go to church one Sunday, I said no thank you and nothing more was ever said. I...
Forum: Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows 11-30-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 73,456
Posted By NY Yankee
Ancient peoples fought and fed themselves pretty...

Ancient peoples fought and fed themselves pretty well with a longbow. They went about in groups, not individually. Cut a string on your compound and see how "easy" it is to use. If I had my choice,...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-19-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By NY Yankee
What are the "6 P's" for BOB?

Wife had something on TV about wild fires in CA. The host was saying something about the 6 P's for your bug out. Something like papers, prescriptions etc, I could not pay attention to it. Do you know...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 09-06-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,750
Posted By NY Yankee
Get a good German Shepherd from a reputable...

Get a good German Shepherd from a reputable breeder and train it well. Best dog you will ever have.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 09-06-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,428
Posted By NY Yankee
Kirk's, Ivory, Dr Bronner's, Dial. All good. Wrap...

Kirk's, Ivory, Dr Bronner's, Dial. All good. Wrap tight in plastic wrap and store in a rodent proof box, watertight.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 09-06-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,949
Posted By NY Yankee
If you have a .22lr semi-auto rifle, 9mm pistol,...

If you have a .22lr semi-auto rifle, 9mm pistol, .223 AR and a 12ga pumpgun, you can find some kind of ammo just about anywhere you go. Those 4 should cover about anything you need to do with a gun...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 09-06-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,495
Posted By NY Yankee
Walmart can kiss my rear end. We have a Runnings...

Walmart can kiss my rear end. We have a Runnings store right next door that stocks WAY MORE guns and ammo and sporting goods than Wallyworld ever did. I won't be bothered.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-09-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,447
Posted By NY Yankee
Not a big fan of ARs or AKs so I have a lever gun...

Not a big fan of ARs or AKs so I have a lever gun in .357. Might like another of those and maybe one in .44 mag. Lay in a crapload of ammo and components. That'd make me happy.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 08-02-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,615
Posted By NY Yankee
I have 4 major hobbies. Shooting, including black...

I have 4 major hobbies. Shooting, including black powder. Fishing, including fly fishing. Traditional archery and bowhunting. Throw in camping and woods crafting. There is ALWAYS something to do....
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,979
Posted By NY Yankee
And you can't smoke cigarettes in the control...

And you can't smoke cigarettes in the control room anymore either.
Forum: Boating and Fishing 07-11-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By NY Yankee
Walmart has a Pflueger fly fishing kit with 8.5...

Walmart has a Pflueger fly fishing kit with 8.5 foot rod, matched reel with line and some flies for 50 bucks. I really would start there. the most important thing is a good line, then a good rod,...
Forum: Boating and Fishing 07-11-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,278
Posted By NY Yankee
Pull up some big clumps of grass or corn stalks...

Pull up some big clumps of grass or corn stalks by the roots. shake out the soil and collect the small red worms in there.(young nightcrawlers). use a #8 or #10 hook and hook them once through the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,973
Posted By NY Yankee
They don't want the cake! They can get a cake...

They don't want the cake! They can get a cake anywhere. They want the notoriety and to cause great problems for the shop owner. I'd give them a "real" cake!
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 06-20-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,846
Posted By NY Yankee
I do like the Shoot N See targets for the...

I do like the Shoot N See targets for the muzzleloader at 100 yards. Makes it easy to see the hits with simple field glasses.
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,401
Posted By NY Yankee
How can I fight a speeding ticket?

I was railroaded by New York State Troopers claiming 73 in a 55 when this was not possible at best and highly unlikely at least. Not trying to get out of my responsibilities, I'm saying it was...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 04-16-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By NY Yankee
I always say, "if it wont go, force it!" Has...

I always say, "if it wont go, force it!" Has worked so-so for me, lifetime average.
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 04-16-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,159
Posted By NY Yankee
I would NEVER do that unless it was life or...

I would NEVER do that unless it was life or death. Even then I'd have to think about it for a minute.
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 04-16-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,893
Posted By NY Yankee
Well then, if you're an old fart, it's time for...

Well then, if you're an old fart, it's time for you to sell off your stuff so your family won't have to do it when the put you in a home. Let some younger guys enjoy your things. You obviously don't...
Forum: Primitive Weapons, Bows and Crossbows 04-16-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,903
Posted By NY Yankee
You can collect a couple dozen Zwickey Eskimo 2...

You can collect a couple dozen Zwickey Eskimo 2 blade heads pretty easily if you look around. They are a good quality head and not real expensive. You can glue on wood shafts or install adapters to...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 04-12-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,886
Posted By NY Yankee
I have dedicated ridgelines made from paracord,...

I have dedicated ridgelines made from paracord, but they do not get cut. Paracord sucks if you want to cut pieces of it because if you dont melt the ends or tie a knot, the sheath will shrink and...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 04-12-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,034
Posted By NY Yankee
There are a couple of oil boxes full of coffee...

There are a couple of oil boxes full of coffee mugs in my barn. You can sharpen knives, machetes axes with the bottom of a coffee mug. I also buy old files at garage sales. Often tool sales will have...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 04-12-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 768,761
Posted By NY Yankee
BK7. Paint stripped, paracord lanyard, good...

BK7. Paint stripped, paracord lanyard, good sharpener, sharp as heck. I even like the factory sheath.
Forum: Urban Survival 04-12-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,917
Posted By NY Yankee
If you are worried about not having a fireplace,...

If you are worried about not having a fireplace, just knock a big hole in the living room wall and have a campfire in front of the hole. That is about as much heat as you would get from a fireplace....
Forum: Urban Survival 04-12-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,762
Posted By NY Yankee
At the FIRST CLUE of impending M.E., get my ass...

At the FIRST CLUE of impending M.E., get my ass home, get the wife home, grab the valuables (we have plastic containers for the stuff ready to go), grab the BOBs and some clothes and Get Out Of Dodge...
Forum: Urban Survival 04-12-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,669
Posted By NY Yankee
One of the reasons I moved to a closed community....

One of the reasons I moved to a closed community. They have rules everyone must follow. One of them is no dogs allowed outside except for walking and they must be under a certain size. We NEVER hear...
Forum: Boating and Fishing 03-06-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,060
Posted By NY Yankee
I've caught a truck load of fish on Mepps...

I've caught a truck load of fish on Mepps spinners, Panther martins (great for trout) and Rapala stick baits.
Forum: Boating and Fishing 03-06-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,688
Posted By NY Yankee
SIGNAL FOR HELP??? Flares, air horns, rescue...

SIGNAL FOR HELP??? Flares, air horns, rescue whistles and Star Flash signal mirrors. Keep them all on the boat. I got stranded once. Busy lake, middle of the day (hot) middle of the lake, motor...
Forum: Boating and Fishing 03-06-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,687
Posted By NY Yankee
"Something big" usually has teeth or some bony...

"Something big" usually has teeth or some bony plates to hold prey. It would go through 40 pound. Probably 50 too, like a knife. Gotta use the appropriate line for the job. If you are going to store...
Forum: Boating and Fishing 03-06-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,865
Posted By NY Yankee
Fly fishing, Tenkara, and ultra light spinning...

Fly fishing, Tenkara, and ultra light spinning gear. Everything from custom hand tied flies to Walmart junkers, Panther martins and Mepps, eggs, corn, and mealworms drifted on the bottom. Trout...
Forum: Boating and Fishing 03-06-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By NY Yankee
Tenkara is a different form of fly fishing. The...

Tenkara is a different form of fly fishing. The japanese created it because it is minimalist and simple to do. You only have a long pole, a couple of lines and a few basic flies to use. In Japan, it...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 03-29-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By NY Yankee
Dave Canterbury has an interesting take on first...

Dave Canterbury has an interesting take on first aid in the outdoors. He says if you are carrying what he calls "The 10 C's of survival, you should be able to treat most things that don't need an...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 03-28-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,652
Posted By NY Yankee
Winchester M94 in .30/30 with today's modern ammo...

Winchester M94 in .30/30 with today's modern ammo will cover most everything you listed except the big bears and shots over 150 yards. How many bears do you really run into? How often is it truly...
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,266
Posted By NY Yankee
I can be disagree

I can be disagree
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,140
Posted By NY Yankee
Pardon him, tell him he is a child of God and he...

Pardon him, tell him he is a child of God and he is loved, feed him, stroke his ego.........

Proud to be an atheist!
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 02-25-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,953
Posted By NY Yankee
SHTF comes in small doses and happens when we...

SHTF comes in small doses and happens when we least expect it.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 02-21-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,763
Posted By NY Yankee
Then, there are always the Dirtbags who want to...

Then, there are always the Dirtbags who want to make fun of you. So, 2 things. One, no matter how bad you think you are now, it can ALWAYS get worse. Do what you can to keep that from happening....
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 02-19-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,242
Posted By NY Yankee
Take your average wire hanger, heavier gauge wire...

Take your average wire hanger, heavier gauge wire is better. Where the bottom cross piece bends up on each end, snip the wire about an inch up from the bend. Now you have a straight piece with a...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 02-06-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,460
Posted By NY Yankee
$200.00 knife is just a pride of ownership thing...

$200.00 knife is just a pride of ownership thing to me. How proud will you be if you lose it somewhere? I'd rather have 4 $50 knives for that money.
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,702
Posted By NY Yankee
Check it very carefully or have someone do it for...

Check it very carefully or have someone do it for you. Once, my wife had a friend do ours and she missed something all together. Came up we owed couple thousand dollars and we were busted at the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,824
Posted By NY Yankee
2 words. Swedish women!

2 words. Swedish women!
Forum: Urban Survival 01-29-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,126
Posted By NY Yankee
Small qty asst ammo in BOB

An idea came to me and may have already been discussed. I'm going to the gun shop this week and pick through the misc. ammo bin. He sells new, factory ammo from partial boxes in different calibers...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 01-18-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,420
Posted By NY Yankee
I think Walmart has the Buck 110 for 29.99 or...

I think Walmart has the Buck 110 for 29.99 or something like that. Going to go get one this weekend.
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 01-18-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,002
Posted By NY Yankee
BK-9 and a Buck 110 folder. Something good to...

BK-9 and a Buck 110 folder. Something good to sharpen both. Done
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 01-15-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,963
Posted By NY Yankee
Lever actions in pistol calibers definitely have...

Lever actions in pistol calibers definitely have a place. Even the "antique" .45 Colt can be had in buffalo buster loads for rifles and Ruger single actions. Unless you are under a full frontal...
Forum: Food and water 01-15-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,570
Posted By NY Yankee
So I have a mason jar in the fridge. When we have...

So I have a mason jar in the fridge. When we have bacon, I pour the grease into the jar with all the brown bits from the meat. Cover with tinfoil and put back in the fridge. After a few pours, put...
Forum: Shotgun Forum 01-15-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,922
Posted By NY Yankee
Why would anyone want to limit themselves to a...

Why would anyone want to limit themselves to a two-shot gun that is slow to load and may have two different triggers when a modern pump gun can have 5 or more rounds on board and a side saddle with...
Forum: Food and water 01-09-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,742
Posted By NY Yankee
Have a friend who drank "raw water" out of a...

Have a friend who drank "raw water" out of a creek in Alaska. He was out of work for 2 weeks sick. He said it was a very educational experience.
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 01-08-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 18,251
Posted By NY Yankee
I pack things that will work in a survival kit,...

I pack things that will work in a survival kit, because its SURVIVAL, not camping. Fire is one of the biggest concerns in survival and Im NOT going to rely on making a bow drill set when I need to...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 01-03-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,947
Posted By NY Yankee
I have several Companions and two Classic. I see...

I have several Companions and two Classic. I see no need for any other knife in that size. Light weight, durable, and sharpens well. So what if I lose or damage one? I can get another quickly under...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-18-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,567
Posted By NY Yankee
.44 Special is a good self defense round if you...

.44 Special is a good self defense round if you want to carry a snubbie revolver. If you do shoot many in a magnum chamber just get a bronze bore brush (or chamber brush) and chuck it up in an...
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