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Forum: Political News and Discussion Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,541
Posted By wldwsel
I saw a comment that the fields had gone over to...

I saw a comment that the fields had gone over to growing corn for ethanol. When we moved to the country, we found that our property is pretty much surrounded by farms of all kinds. We have watched...
Forum: Urban Survival Yesterday, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By wldwsel
Why don't you contact the manufacturer and get...

Why don't you contact the manufacturer and get their advice?

WW

shoot straight - stay safe
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 11-11-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,369
Posted By wldwsel
If your cataracts are to the point that they are...

If your cataracts are to the point that they are effecting your life, just get the surgery.

My wife & I both had it done last year. Now we both have 20/20 vision, see colors much more vividly. The...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-09-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,772
Posted By wldwsel
I believe for the average per, 10 miles on day 1...

I believe for the average per, 10 miles on day 1 might be doable. In my mind, the real question is what can you do in day 2, day 3 and so on. I think most people will not be able to carry enough of...
Forum: Financial Forum 11-09-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By wldwsel
My wife and I had the same problem. We looked...

My wife and I had the same problem. We looked online, in book stores and ended up going to a local attorney (we live in a small town) and got wills, POAs, living wills and several other documents....
Forum: Vehicles & Transportation 11-09-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By wldwsel
Their price is about what my John Deere Gator was...

Their price is about what my John Deere Gator was 15 years ago, and is very similar in features. I've got 400+ hours on it, have never had it stuck or high centered over a log, and have only done...
Forum: Food and water 11-08-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 900
Posted By wldwsel
Prepping McD's would certainly stop most people...

Prepping McD's would certainly stop most people from saying, "I'll just come to your house".
Or maybe run off the vampires if you holler out, "all we have is quarter pounders!"

WW

shoot...
Forum: Texas 11-07-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By wldwsel
Whichever it is, if they don't get out within 1-4...

Whichever it is, if they don't get out within 1-4 days, they'll be walking. The walkers won't get too far, say 50 miles. If the average 1/2 tank of gas is true, the drivers may drive little more than...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 11-06-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By wldwsel
I would add a couple of shemags. The ones from...

I would add a couple of shemags. The ones from India, via Amazon are the best we've found. We find them handy for staying warm, getting cool (I know, but they seem to work both ways), keep skeeters...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 11-06-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By wldwsel
Be very careful how you treat this. If they start...

Be very careful how you treat this. If they start talking surgery, insist on MULTIPLE opinions.

I had back surgery 2 years ago that cured one problem and unmasked on just as painful. Not the doc's...
Forum: Vehicles & Transportation 11-05-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 906
Posted By wldwsel
Until they get the Lithium-Ion technology better...

Until they get the Lithium-Ion technology better or come up with another type of battery that won't cook off, I don't want any large batteries around.

Fox news carried a piece yesterday from Japan...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 10-31-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 915
Posted By wldwsel
Since I just had to replace my drain field, I...

Since I just had to replace my drain field, I suppose I could see an issue of having another layer of lines below your leach lines. Should you ever have to replace the septic part, you would have to...
Forum: Urban Survival 10-30-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,632
Posted By wldwsel
My Honda 1500 Gold Wing SE had a built-in...

My Honda 1500 Gold Wing SE had a built-in compressor with an outlet in the left tank bag. Really came in handy on trips as you could top off the pressures before loading the bike. I did have a tire...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-30-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By wldwsel
Get a Tilley hat - You can find them on line at...

Get a Tilley hat - You can find them on line at their website or Amazon. Made in Canada, lifetime warranty, can be washed when it gets dirty, they float, you can sit on it or roll it up and it goes...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-29-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,340
Posted By wldwsel
We have about 80-100 bars of Dial Gold from Sam's...

We have about 80-100 bars of Dial Gold from Sam's club. we buy it mostly for possible trading goods. Have had some for 10 years, but have had no problems with it melting.

WW

shoot straight -...
Forum: Food and water 10-25-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,693
Posted By wldwsel
I store and cook them all, but white navy pea...

I store and cook them all, but white navy pea beans are my favorite.

For pintos, I store them uncooked for about 3 yrs and then pressure can them for up to 5 more years (my neighbors usually have...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,546
Posted By wldwsel
Since many in this country want to now live by...

Since many in this country want to now live by "playground rules", including Congress, they should re-learn "sticks and stones may break my bones.............etc".

Sounds like they still rat you...
Forum: Food and water 10-20-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By wldwsel
You gotta be REAL careful harvesting them! ...

You gotta be REAL careful harvesting them!

I've eaten rattler twice. second time was much better - fried with a tempura type batter. Of course we were drinking 18 yr old Glenmorange that night, so...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 904
Posted By wldwsel
I had my Gator bed sprayed, and it has held up...

I had my Gator bed sprayed, and it has held up well. As for cosmetics, not so good.

Nearly anything spilled on it, discolors it - gasoline, diesel, tree spray, oil, etc.
Doesn't take it off,...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 10-17-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,285
Posted By wldwsel
My ideals were also quite different nearly 40...

My ideals were also quite different nearly 40 years ago - I didn't have the 40 year fiasco we've had since then to form my current opinion.

As far as lying and deceiving to get into office - you...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 10-11-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,541
Posted By wldwsel
I put down grub poison in the spring/fall. It...

I put down grub poison in the spring/fall. It keeps them away for that year, but I forgot to do my West yard last spring and it looks like I tilled it with the tractor.

WW

shoot straight - stay...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 10-10-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By wldwsel
I usually just put a couple of handfuls of...

I usually just put a couple of handfuls of 10-10-10 at the waterlines. They seem to like that, although some years they do well and others they don't. I have 3 in they yard in full sun that do fairly...
Forum: The Tech Zone 10-10-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,218
Posted By wldwsel
UH......................who, and more...

UH......................who, and more importantly, how, are you going to contact anyone with you cell phone/dumbed down computer when the entire infrastructure is gone (full blown SHTF event)? Part...
Forum: Books, Movies & Stories 10-09-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,722
Posted By wldwsel
The Saxon series by Bernhard Cornwell - story...

The Saxon series by Bernhard Cornwell - story about how England was formed (historical fiction) - Uhtred Ragnar and his merry band of Danes and Saxons going Viking! Much hewing, hacking, pillaging...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,341
Posted By wldwsel
You're talking about Congress and Democrats! ...

You're talking about Congress and Democrats!

CO2 Crises
Cow Fart Crises
Plastic in general Crises
plastic straw Crises
Gun Control Crises
Ammunition marking Crises
Health Care Crises...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 10-06-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By wldwsel
My pressure were borderline for 25 years, but no...

My pressure were borderline for 25 years, but no optic nerve damage. After Cataract surgery, surgeon put me on the drops and I see him every 6 months - this week, in fact. Everything was OK.

WW
...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 9,950
Posted By wldwsel
Biggest problem I had when learning to ride was...

Biggest problem I had when learning to ride was falling over. Dropped my first Suzuki 750 while leaving the parking lot.

My wife and I put over 110,000 miles on 2 Hondas (GW 1500 and Shadow 1100)...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 10-05-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,002
Posted By wldwsel
If it's truly a compressor and refrigerant, you...

If it's truly a compressor and refrigerant, you need to know the "surge" of the startup for the compressor motor. It could be more than 10 amps, in which case your 10 Amp fuse will open (blow).

I...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 10-04-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,297
Posted By wldwsel
Got my shot last week. Started getting them 30+...

Got my shot last week. Started getting them 30+ years ago after getting the flu the year before. Never had it again. May just be coincidence but I don't really care. I don't want the flu...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 10-04-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,094
Posted By wldwsel
I'm gonna need more kettle corn before this...

I'm gonna need more kettle corn before this election is over. In my wildest dreams, I could never have predicted the insanity we see every day on our news. You can't pay for entertainment this good!...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 10-03-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By wldwsel
Went to the deer woods one year towing a popup....

Went to the deer woods one year towing a popup. Found a nice spot, set up the camper and was making coffee when the wind shifted - dead cow (VERY DEAD - legs straight up and looked like a parade...
Forum: Food and water 10-01-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,640
Posted By wldwsel
Good point, but I really have been thinking about...

Good point, but I really have been thinking about it. I put a 6X6 weatherized post into concrete next to the well pipe when it went in. I have block, tackle, ropes, etc to pull the pump. I also...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 10-01-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,666
Posted By wldwsel
Where I live, what you are talking about is...

Where I live, what you are talking about is called a shallow well. The local water table on my property is 1 ft below ground level during years of "normal" rainfall. People around here generally use...
Forum: Non-Lethal Weapons & Self Defense 09-30-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By wldwsel
Let's stand your shield up in a field......say...

Let's stand your shield up in a field......say 300 yds away and see if a .308 can punch a hole through it.

Seriously, if a shield will make you feel more "safe" at TEOTW, go for it.

WW

shoot...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 09-29-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 652
Posted By wldwsel
We have 1.2 acres of grass around the house,...

We have 1.2 acres of grass around the house, another acre at the shooting range, and .5 acre at the barn. When we first got Normie, he was 6 months old and we walked him for the first 2 weeks so he...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 09-29-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,054
Posted By wldwsel
I'm sure I never left anything in NYC that I'll...

I'm sure I never left anything in NYC that I'll have to go back for, so I really don'y care what they do or say. Or the nuts in LA, Chicago, Atlanta, Seattle, or San Francisco, either.

WW

shoot...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,492
Posted By wldwsel
Shoot - I use over 1000 gallons when I water the...

Shoot - I use over 1000 gallons when I water the yard - got 2 acres of grass (keeps the dust down). Probably means all those folks downstream in Florida can't wash their cars!

WW

shoot straight...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,573
Posted By wldwsel
I think I had one issue where they didn't give...

I think I had one issue where they didn't give me access to the return label on line. I called their Customer Service #, gave them the order # and they emailed it immediately. I did have to take it...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,492
Posted By wldwsel
I have a well and a septic tank. Well -...

I have a well and a septic tank.

Well - 350ft - $3000

Septic system - original cost $1800. Had to rebuild when a tree fell and broke the drain lines - $4000.

total - $8800. (So far)

been...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 09-28-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,739
Posted By wldwsel
WE have a 20KVA that is whole house, including...

WE have a 20KVA that is whole house, including AC, although I would not use ovens while running it. Water heater and, depending on time of year, AC would be ok. As I recall, it ran about $4K and...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 09-28-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,512
Posted By wldwsel
I had a SCCY 9mm kablamo. Blew the mag out and...

I had a SCCY 9mm kablamo. Blew the mag out and made my trigger finger numb for a day or so. Sent that one back for a refund.

I've had a couple of 1911s get a round stuck in the barrel, probably...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 09-27-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,373
Posted By wldwsel
My Doxies were smart little girls, but they NEVER...

My Doxies were smart little girls, but they NEVER figured out that if they picked up a frog (they use their mouths because they have no opposable thumbs), they would foam at the mouth for 30 minutes....
Forum: Vehicles & Transportation 09-25-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,426
Posted By wldwsel
NW Guy - nice ride. When I 4 wheeled, I was an...

NW Guy - nice ride. When I 4 wheeled, I was an FJ40 guy. When I would get stuck (seldom) my buddy would pull me out with his FJ5. The day he sold his FJ, the buyer was going home, in the rain, on the...
Forum: Vehicles & Transportation 09-25-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,894
Posted By wldwsel
Same in Viet Nam - VC/NVA porters carried most of...

Same in Viet Nam - VC/NVA porters carried most of the food, weapons, and ammo that was used in the South, down the Ho Chi Minh trail every night for 12-14 years. They could get up to 600 lbs on a...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 09-25-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,053
Posted By wldwsel
Their first witch hunt (Russian Collusion) cost...

Their first witch hunt (Russian Collusion) cost 40-50 Million Dollars. How much taxpayer $$ will this one cost? We have devolved into what I call "Playground politics" - (you're a poopie head - oh...
Forum: Boating and Fishing 09-22-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By wldwsel
I would think the canoe would certainly be the...

I would think the canoe would certainly be the easiest to paddle with a load. Paddling upstream with any kind of load in any kind of jon boat would be extremely difficult, even empty of a load. Other...
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters 09-21-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By wldwsel
Lightning is a visible balancing of electrons...

Lightning is a visible balancing of electrons between one surface and another (cloud to ground, ground to cloud - take your pick). Lightening is a very localized event.

EMP (the Carleson effect)...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,943
Posted By wldwsel
I have a 2018 FORD F150, 395HP V8. In Eco mode in...

I have a 2018 FORD F150, 395HP V8. In Eco mode in small town/country road driving I get 21-23 MPG. Please don't give me the "smaller is better" speech. By the way, I can't tell any difference between...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 09-21-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By wldwsel
This guy is OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!! Too bad there...

This guy is OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!! Too bad there aren't more people like him teaching kids in college.

WW

shoot straight - stay safe
Forum: Political News and Discussion 09-20-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,469
Posted By wldwsel
^^^^^ None Taken - Wild Weasel

^^^^^ None Taken - Wild Weasel
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