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Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-15-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,415
Posted By merlinfire
so basically the interface between applicances...

so basically the interface between applicances and the battery bank is an inverter sized to the proper about of vdc to vac, like say if you had a 12vdc system you would have an inverter that is rated...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-15-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By merlinfire
mantles as in the little white things they put in...

mantles as in the little white things they put in coleman lanterns, not as far as i know

it's all from the kerosene burning on the wick. ideally the wick itself doesn't burn much. but i guess it...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-15-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,415
Posted By merlinfire
please excuse my lack of knowledge on the...

please excuse my lack of knowledge on the subject, but are you guys basically making separate circuits for each major appliance? or are you running them all into the inverter?

i don't really...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-14-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By merlinfire
Right now I'm investing in both kerosene and...

Right now I'm investing in both kerosene and propane just to have some depth and options. I think in terms of ease of use and ubiquity propane is hard to beat, you can get it almost anywhere,...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-14-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,415
Posted By merlinfire
Nomad, what type of batteries did you use? and...

Nomad, what type of batteries did you use? and have you had to replace any of them, and if so, did you replace them with the same or different type of battery?
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-14-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By merlinfire
The Dietz Millenium came in the mail the other...

The Dietz Millenium came in the mail the other day, I'm going to inspect it and try it out, if it works well I think I'll get a couple more.

Picked up 10gal worth of kerosene can capacity and I...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-14-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,322
Posted By merlinfire
I have questioned this myself. Am I showing a...

I have questioned this myself. Am I showing a lack of faith in God by preparing?

But over time I've come to a conclusion.

God works in many ways, but the bible tells us not to tempt God. We...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-13-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,322
Posted By merlinfire
This is a good way to frame it. Getting people...

This is a good way to frame it. Getting people to agree to stuff is all about psychology.

If you tell her it will help your peace of mind, then she's doing you a favor, not having to agree with...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-12-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,912
Posted By merlinfire
this is a "fun" scenario to imagine but at the...

this is a "fun" scenario to imagine but at the end of the day i know two things

1) liberals trying to make a violent play would directly benefit conservatives politically and

2) they haven't...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-12-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,322
Posted By merlinfire
You're the one that's got to live with yourself,...

You're the one that's got to live with yourself, after all. Do whatever you want.

Just hope that, when SHTF, nobody tries to put you out of your misery when you fall below some arbitrary level of...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-12-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,912
Posted By merlinfire
Let's outline the best and worst possible...

Let's outline the best and worst possible scenarios (estimated)

In the best (but reasonable) possible scenario:

Utilities: Partial grid failure due to a mixture of damaged power plants,...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-12-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,322
Posted By merlinfire
To SeaBee's comment: I'll admit I'm guilty...

To SeaBee's comment:

I'll admit I'm guilty of virtue-signaling too much

But I've seen way too many "should I turn away my close blood relations at the door instead of just prepping a bit extra"...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-12-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By merlinfire
that's an interesting setup for sure. it's proof...

that's an interesting setup for sure. it's proof at least that i'm not the only person who thought of doing it, which means i'm not crazy, haha.

my prepping interest comes in waves, irregularly,...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-11-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,322
Posted By merlinfire
I would be interested to hear of one single...

I would be interested to hear of one single christian sect or jewish sect whose interpretation matches yours. Mazel Tov indeed.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-11-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By merlinfire
would love to see a picture if you can

would love to see a picture if you can
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-11-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,322
Posted By merlinfire
i think if your parents live more than 100 miles...

i think if your parents live more than 100 miles away i probably would do this.

the thing is, food is just one component of survival even in relatively minor SHTF events, and probably not even the...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-11-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By merlinfire
another thing i'm thinking about, as a...

another thing i'm thinking about, as a dead-minimum possible prep, is figuring out a way to heat with...just the lanterns.

the dietz millenium is rated at a 1100btu burn rate. their larger jupter...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-11-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By merlinfire
Ah, PRI-D sounds like just the thing I will need....

Ah, PRI-D sounds like just the thing I will need. Looks like 1 ounce to 16 gallons. That's pretty efficient on paper. Yeah I need to hit up some goodwills and see if i see any kerosene heaters for...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-11-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,322
Posted By merlinfire
This is a severely tortured explanation of this...

This is a severely tortured explanation of this scripture. What this means is that husband and wife and connected in a special way, and that each loves, cherishes, and helps the other as if they...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-08-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,322
Posted By merlinfire
For one additional person I don't think the...

For one additional person I don't think the investment is massive at all.

If you prep staples, you can feed a person for under a dollar a day. Won't cost any extra to heat or defend the place. ...
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 11-08-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 23,880
Posted By merlinfire
Not knocking your expertise in analyzing video,...

Not knocking your expertise in analyzing video, but there's a lot more evidence besides video.
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 11-08-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 23,880
Posted By merlinfire
I think we come at this discussion the wrong way,...

I think we come at this discussion the wrong way, debating the photos and videos.

I think the most compelling evidence that the moon landings DID happen are the actually something else.

1. ...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-08-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By merlinfire
Kerosene heat and storage

I've been kicking around different backup sources of heat for a few years. In our house there's some issues relating to wood heat that would cost us probably a couple grand to fix, and it's just not...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-08-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,322
Posted By merlinfire
at least in my case, i would say that i owe my...

at least in my case, i would say that i owe my parents to let them join me.

personally in your situation i'd just try to prep enough to include her. i don't know your situation or the...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 10-29-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By merlinfire
for the weight and size they are nice. i always...

for the weight and size they are nice. i always keep an XL with me all year round though. during the winter, it's a nice add-on....along with something else
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-28-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,279
Posted By merlinfire
my philosophy is: prep for success - if you...

my philosophy is:

prep for success - if you get that far, don't get there without a plan.

but make sure you can get there...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 10-28-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By merlinfire
When wrapping up, do you fold it or do anything...

When wrapping up, do you fold it or do anything other than just wrapping up? aside from the clothing you spoke of
Forum: Books, Movies & Stories 10-26-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,872
Posted By merlinfire
correct, the ones being made now

correct, the ones being made now
Forum: Political News and Discussion 10-24-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,154
Posted By merlinfire
Revolution == Civil War There is little...

Revolution == Civil War

There is little meaningful difference

We only call the American Civil War that because it was a Revolution that failed. Because the word Revolution is ingrained in our...
Forum: Military Weapons Forum 10-24-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,066
Posted By merlinfire
how much of the ammo that the army uses, do they...

how much of the ammo that the army uses, do they collect and reload themselves?

why would they care that it uses the same case as 762nato?

if anything, same case size is a liability.
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 10-24-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By merlinfire
Nobody is claiming that you can go for a swim in...

Nobody is claiming that you can go for a swim in cold temps with any blanket or bag and be warm in it.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-24-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,884
Posted By merlinfire
My wife has a big family and they're mostly good...

My wife has a big family and they're mostly good people, all live within about 15 miles of each other. Most of them go to the same church. If SHTF, we'll have a "tribe" of probably 20-30 people. ...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 10-24-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By merlinfire
yes, the still-work-even-when-wet aspect is a big...

yes, the still-work-even-when-wet aspect is a big part of why i like them. with wool blankets there's no caveats, they just work, period. they do have drawbacks, namely the weight, although alpaca...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 10-24-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By merlinfire
i appreciate the general praise for bags, but...

i appreciate the general praise for bags, but currently i'm exploring wool blankets primarily because of general ruggedness and fire resistance by the campfire. a little extra weight doesn't bother...
Forum: Books, Movies & Stories 10-24-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,872
Posted By merlinfire
what are your opinions of the quality? i could...

what are your opinions of the quality? i could get a subscription for about $2.50 an issue
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-23-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,884
Posted By merlinfire
yeah, cincinnati, nashville, memphis, st louis,...

yeah, cincinnati, nashville, memphis, st louis, cleveland, louisville, chicago, chattanooga, etc....
Forum: Books, Movies & Stories 10-23-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,872
Posted By merlinfire
so kind of garbage then?

so kind of garbage then?
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-23-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,884
Posted By merlinfire
the benefit of tribal civilizations is that you...

the benefit of tribal civilizations is that you had a high degree of one-ness and tribal in-grouping to be a foundational level of trust for the formation of new societies. we are currently in a...
Forum: Books, Movies & Stories 10-23-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,872
Posted By merlinfire
I know this is an ancient thread, but anyone have...

I know this is an ancient thread, but anyone have any recent experiences with the magazine? Was tossing around a subscription
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-22-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,008
Posted By merlinfire
from what i'm reading, the premium high velocity...

from what i'm reading, the premium high velocity 22LR loadings (cci velocitor type stuff) will meet the minimum 12 inches on gel

62 gr 223 will do 16-20 inches of gel after penetrating auto glass...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-22-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,008
Posted By merlinfire
we were all inexperienced once.

we were all inexperienced once.
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 10-22-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By merlinfire
Yeah I guess there's no way around it....sheep...

Yeah I guess there's no way around it....sheep wool can't really be made lighter unless you mix something else or don't make it thick..the weight directly affects that
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 10-22-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,005
Posted By merlinfire
Cold weather thoughts: not all blankets created equal

My son and I went on a campout this past weekend, at night got down into the mid 30's....nowhere near what i'll get in 2 or 3 months though

had 2 us military (reproduction) wool blankets,...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 10-22-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By merlinfire
Kev, let me recommend that you get the Nalgene...

Kev, let me recommend that you get the Nalgene Oasis brand of canteens, they are about $8 on amazon

they are a direct upgrade to the old opaque green canteens in every way. they accept boiling...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 10-22-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,323
Posted By merlinfire
and the time of year. if you look in a good...

and the time of year.

if you look in a good mushrooms ID book for instance it'll break them up by time of year you can harvest, or at least tag them that way. a lot available in spring, some...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-22-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,279
Posted By merlinfire
a mechanical press of some kind seems the obvious...

a mechanical press of some kind seems the obvious solution. you want to be able to clean this thing. cleanliness is important in the best of times. in the worst of times it's important to not get...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-22-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,008
Posted By merlinfire
I have no experience, but I've been told it makes...

I have no experience, but I've been told it makes it harder to locate the source and guess the distance even for calibers it does not effectively silence. If it weren't for the tax and expense of...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-22-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,008
Posted By merlinfire
22LR is not something you get to the exclusion of...

22LR is not something you get to the exclusion of all else, it's what you get along with everything else

While any gun is better than no gun, 22LR is not a fighting caliber. Why put yourself at a...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-16-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,527
Posted By merlinfire
they were responsible even if they were not...

they were responsible even if they were not legally culpable. i think there's a distinction to be made.

if not for the ridiculous standard to which PG&E is being made to pay for CA's lack of...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-16-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,527
Posted By merlinfire
california is outta their friggin' minds. ...

california is outta their friggin' minds.

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