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Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 93,367
Posted By kev
I was looking at that just now. I am not...

I was looking at that just now.

I am not going to sugar coat it, the numbers look bad. However, I still feel we are in the safe zone as long as other countries do not start reporting hundreds of...
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters Yesterday, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By kev
Maybe so, but I do not want to read through...

Maybe so, but I do not want to read through 1,600+ posts in that thread.
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters Yesterday, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By kev
Here is another article - http://archive.is/hf801...

Here is another article - http://archive.is/hf801


I am willing to bet actual numbers are 10 times what China is reporting.

The patient in the article was not tested for Coronavirus
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters Yesterday, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By kev
2020 the year of the Rat

2020 is the Chinese year of the rat. Rats spread disease, which means 2020 could be the year of plagues.

We will have to wait and see how this Coronavirus plays out.
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters Yesterday, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By kev
China under-reporting Coronavirus by not testing

May have to create an account to read article, but I will try to sum it up for you.

Chinese patient is sick, goes to several hospitals, not a single hospital tests him for the Coronavirus. ...
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters 01-26-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By kev
If we add Trump impeachment then it becomes a...

If we add Trump impeachment then it becomes a dark comedy.

All we need now is for Iran to announce they have a nuclear weapon. Or coronavirus infections explode.
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters 01-26-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By kev
Feel like I am watching a science fiction movie

Weather is cold, wet, foggy and miserable. As I look outside I can barely see across the yard. Even the chicken house is shrouded in fog.

Africa has a locust plague that has not been seen in...
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters 01-26-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 965
Posted By kev
Coronavirus may be linked to China's biowarfare program

Let's throw some gasoline on the bonfire of speculation.

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/jan/26/coronavirus-link-china-biowarfare-program-possible/


Reads like something straight out...
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters 01-25-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,275
Posted By kev
Coronavirus virus outbreak observations

In this thread we share our personal observations on the Coronavirus virus outbreak.

World Health Organization has refused to take any major steps to contain the virus as they have delayed...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-24-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,432
Posted By kev
Coronavirus virus tabletop exercise

Ok survivalist forum members let's play a tabletop exercise game. I suspect this will take a dive off the deep end rather fast, but let's give it a try.

Coronavirus virus has been discovered in...
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters 01-23-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 93,367
Posted By kev
Someone correct me, but it looks like the...

Someone correct me, but it looks like the fatality rate is something like 1.7 percent?

So far something like 17 people have died out of the 1,000 infected.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-19-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,418
Posted By kev
Your absolute must have for 2020?

I thought about titling this thread "Your absolute must have before the 2020 elections", but thought that topic may be too narrow. However, if someone wants to talk about the 2020 elections that is...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-19-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By kev
You are very welcome. Makes loading and...

You are very welcome.

Makes loading and unloading a vertical cache tube very easy.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-19-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By kev
When my buddies and I buried our cache tube, we...

When my buddies and I buried our cache tube, we cut two plywood disk, and screwed a short 2x4 between then, tied 550 cord to the top disk, then lowered it into the tube as it was filled.

Six...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-19-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,005
Posted By kev
Ended up spending a little more than $100 at...

Ended up spending a little more than $100 at Academy in Lufkin, Texas. Grand total was $111.67

200 rounds Monarch 223 Remington bulk box. These were in sale for $22.99
200 rounds CCI Minimag 22...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-19-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,005
Posted By kev
They work well on catfish. When swallowed circle...

They work well on catfish. When swallowed circle hooks do not gut hook the fish. The hook comes out of the stomach / throat and hooks the fish in the side of the mouth.

Same thing with bowfin.
...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-18-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,005
Posted By kev
Thank you. I have a bunch of perch, bass and...

Thank you.

I have a bunch of perch, bass and catfish hooks.

If anything, I could probably use some catfish circle hooks for trotlines and noodles
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-18-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 699
Posted By kev
August 2018 my dogs and I were on a hiking trip...

August 2018 my dogs and I were on a hiking trip and walked up on a baby cottonmouth.

Hiking With Dogs We Find a CottonMouth Snake - YouTube


Luckily I saw it before the dogs got too close.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-18-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,005
Posted By kev
Let's spend $100 at a sporting good store

Let's do an experiment. Let's say you are going to a local sporting goods store and are taking $100 cash, what would you buy?

Sunday, January 19th my wife and I are going to Academy Sports and...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-18-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 699
Posted By kev
I will be glad when spring gets here

Here in Southeast Texas the weather has been wet and miserable for weeks. We have had gray skies, rain, fog... miserable weather to do anything outside.

I have plans for spring:

Planting...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-12-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By kev
Great resource for beginners and putting a bug out bag together

When someone decides to get into prepping and they start reading through the various blogs and forums, it can be easy to become overwhelmed. Since I founded Survivalist Boards, Iíve lost count of the...
Forum: Site Information & Suggestion Box 01-12-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By kev
Thank you. :)

Thank you. :)
Forum: Site Information & Suggestion Box 01-11-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By kev
TPTB? We have a political section for a...

TPTB?

We have a political section for a reason, for politics.
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-11-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By kev
Thank you for the honest and thoughtful reply. ...

Thank you for the honest and thoughtful reply.

What I may do is order a mixed bag of 223 ammunition, go the sand pit, shoot, see which ones do the best and go from there.

Hornady makes some...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-11-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,445
Posted By kev
Iraqveteran88 uses drums in meltdown video, he...

Iraqveteran88 uses drums in meltdown video, he does not seem to have an issue with them.

I am pretty sure he uses magpul drums, but not for certain.
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-11-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By kev
Around 90 yards with a Nikon BDC 3-9x40 ...

Around 90 yards with a Nikon BDC 3-9x40

Sandbag was under the pistol grip.

Trigger is typical factory ar trigger.

As I have stated before, there are numerous videos out there showing poor...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-11-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By kev
Topic of the thread is accurate ammunition. You...

Topic of the thread is accurate ammunition. You tried changing that topic to everything "but" ammunition.




I would like something besides 5 MOA with something around 69 grains.

Maybe the...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-10-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By kev
So I should sell the upper and get something more...

So I should sell the upper and get something more accurate.
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-10-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By kev
When you shoot say a Marlin 30-30 lever action,...

When you shoot say a Marlin 30-30 lever action, is your nose against the hammer? Chances are no. your cheek is about mid-way on the stock.

When you shoot a Remington model 700 is your nose...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-10-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By kev
I just do not have to lean forward to get the...

I just do not have to lean forward to get the correct eye relief.

I am not the only person who has experienced this issue with Palmetto State Armory freedom uppers. James at the firearm blog did...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-10-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By kev
The video in the opening post is my rifle. The...

The video in the opening post is my rifle. The mount was originally mounted like the one in the second video, then I realized the scope was sitting on top of the rear sight. The spring in the rear...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-09-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By kev
Thank you, but my scope is mounted right, the...

Thank you, but my scope is mounted right, the video is wrong.

If I move the optic forward it will hit the rear sight. So the only way to reverse the mount is to take the rear sight off. One of...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-07-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By kev
5.56mm 1:7 twist

5.56mm 1:7 twist
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 01-07-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,727
Posted By kev
Accurate 223 / 5.56mm ammo?

Someone recommend a good quality and accurate 223 Remington / 5.56mm ammunition. I have a Palmetto State Armory Freedom upper, and it is not very accurate with heavier ammunition. Best results...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-04-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,434
Posted By kev
Thoughts and feelings during the new Iran conflict

With the recent escalation of tensions between Iran and the United States I found myself thinking about stuff outside my normal train of thought.

First, I found myself thinking about my firearms...
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters 01-03-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,962
Posted By kev
Perhaps the age of reckoning has come

Perhaps humanity is entering an age, or era, or reckoning. Our greed and ignorance has pushed nations to the edge of war for too long. After all we are not a peaceful species as our ancestors...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By kev
After watching doom annihilation, I am wondering...

After watching doom annihilation, I am wondering if we are ever going to get a real Doom movie?




Sorry to hear that. Hope she gets better.
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By kev
As I look back at 2019 there are some things I...

As I look back at 2019 there are some things I wish I had done:

Hike a local trail
Get a S&W M&P 15
Stockpile more ammo
Gone fishing a bit more

Those will be added to the list for 2020
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By kev
New Years Plans

Wife and I are at home, sober, watching TV. Currently streaming doom annihilation on netflix.

No real plans for the night, will try to stay up until midnight.

Starting to feel old.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 12-28-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By kev
Fruit trees are in a chicken yard. To mulch I...

Fruit trees are in a chicken yard. To mulch I would have to build wire frames to protect the mulch
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 12-26-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By kev
The thread was probably moved or deleted when you...

The thread was probably moved or deleted when you were trying to post.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 12-26-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By kev
You been having trouble posting? Everyone...

You been having trouble posting?

Everyone else, thank you. I thought about tilling in manure and other organic material starting in January so everything has time to break down before the trees...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 12-25-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By kev
Tilling around fruit trees?

Has anyone used a tiller and tilled around the drip line of fruit trees, specifically fig trees, and mixed in manure, grass clipping, bone meal, fish meal... etc?

I need to do something to help...
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,594
Posted By kev
My wonderful wife and I had a wonderful Christmas...

My wonderful wife and I had a wonderful Christmas Eve and mom and dads, then went to my wifes parents house. We decided to celebrate on Christmas Eve so nobody had to travel on Christmas day.

We...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 12-21-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By kev
What is a Prepper Lifestyle?

Rather than posting about living a prepper lifestyle, I want to ask what the members of this community define a prepper lifestyle as?

I am sitting here at home watching "Light of My Life" on...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 12-21-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,674
Posted By kev
2020 Prepping Plans

Guys and gals, what are some of your prepping plans for 2020? This is going to be a small political rant mixed in with prepping related topics.

The first thing that comes to mind is the typical...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 12-09-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By kev
Stockpiling seeds and nutrition considerations

While browsing through YouTube I came across a video about nutrition during wartime. This is a classic black and white film which provides a great deal of insight to how the British fed themselves...
Forum: Food and water 11-30-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,703
Posted By kev
Thank you. I have having serious doubts...

Thank you.

I have having serious doubts about these filters, as compared to my Katadyn Hiker.

My Katadyn Hiker (PUR at the time) was bought in the late 1990s. I am going to estimate around...
Forum: Food and water 11-30-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,703
Posted By kev
Nope, I am testing with clear spring water from a...

Nope, I am testing with clear spring water from a creek that runs on the farm.
Forum: Food and water 11-30-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,703
Posted By kev
Both Sawyer Mini Water Filters Stopped Working

Both of my Sawyer Mini water filters, and my Sawyer PointONE water filter have stopped working. They have only been used a handful of times, mostly for videos and a couple of hiking trips.

All...
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