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Forum: Food and water 08-30-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,384
Posted By RDwaverunner
Aluminum beer bottles for water storage

I like beer and from time to time I buy the 16 oz. coor light aluminum bottles.
Then it occured to me that these would make great water storage bottles.
Not only are they durable and seal tight,...
Forum: Financial Forum 08-21-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,145
Posted By RDwaverunner
Two bits

This discussion reminds me of the early days in America where they used terms like:
2 bits (quarter)
short bit (dime)
long bit (15 cents)
"peices of eight" (1 Spanish silver Reale).
1 Spanish...
Forum: Financial Forum 08-07-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,933
Posted By RDwaverunner
Finance mortgage through family, not bank

I owed $65K on my home mortgage (10 years into a 30 year mortgage). I have more than enough money in this bank to pay it off but I opted to refinance at a lower %rate and shorter term instead.

So...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 07-18-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,211
Posted By RDwaverunner
your soil needs help. That's why your watermelons...

your soil needs help. That's why your watermelons are so small. try tilling in cow manure right now and let it compost until fall. replant with your fall garden plants. Also, save some of the manure...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 06-21-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,929
Posted By RDwaverunner
Do me a favor, disconnect the wiring for the shed...

Do me a favor, disconnect the wiring for the shed at the breaker box. Take an extention cord that is rated for the current draw (at least 14awg). Cut the male end off the extention cord (that's the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,273
Posted By RDwaverunner
I would have to say the guy in street clothes and...

I would have to say the guy in street clothes and a small back pack with no visible firearms gets raided before the guy in full camo armed to the teeth. --easier target.
--just my opinion.
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,157
Posted By RDwaverunner
They weren't smart enough to operate a train....

They weren't smart enough to operate a train. They could barely figure out how the bolt cutters worked...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,393
Posted By RDwaverunner
First off, that was a noble thing you did. But...

First off, that was a noble thing you did. But just like feeding a stray cat, now he won't leave.

Question: Does your friend have any drug or alcohol problems? If yes, then have sheriff evict him....
Forum: Urban Survival 06-04-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,919
Posted By RDwaverunner
The only advice I can give you is if the power...

The only advice I can give you is if the power goes down permenantly, each day after will be exponentially worse.
You can camp out at work for a week or two but when you finally decide to brave the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,449
Posted By RDwaverunner
One thing's for sure. BO will have his martial...

One thing's for sure. BO will have his martial law invoked before the next pres. election....at any cost. No elections while martial law is in effect.
Forum: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival 05-10-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,466
Posted By RDwaverunner
How do you figure circuit breakers will stop...

How do you figure circuit breakers will stop anything? I've got miles of copper wire ran through my house all tied back to the same power panel. The hot wires may isolate once the breakers trip but...
Forum: Shotgun Forum 05-08-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,352
Posted By RDwaverunner
I'm not confident which one is better......which...

I'm not confident which one is better......which is why I own BOTH!
--nuff said.
Forum: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival 05-06-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,466
Posted By RDwaverunner
Solar flares 1859 vs. 2015

Hi all,

The massive solar flare that hit Earth September 1, 1859 got me thinking about what would happen if the same thing happened today.

Back in 1859, technology was in its infancy, but what...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 04-29-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,449
Posted By RDwaverunner
Depends, do you have any fiberglass panels on the...

Depends, do you have any fiberglass panels on the roof that let natural daylight through?

If so, then that would be the buildings greatest weakness.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 04-29-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,449
Posted By RDwaverunner
We have an "all metal" quonset hut (save the 6...

We have an "all metal" quonset hut (save the 6 fiberglass on the roof). Everything inside that building should be rather well protected. I may have to install copper mesh over them and then I'm good;...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 04-28-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,449
Posted By RDwaverunner
I have an 05 Dodge Cummins Diesel...

I have an 05 Dodge Cummins Diesel...
Forum: New Member Introduction 04-28-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,323
Posted By RDwaverunner
Welcome from just outside Houston...

Welcome from just outside Houston...
Forum: Texas 04-28-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,194
Posted By RDwaverunner
You're not going to stay in West Texas all the...

You're not going to stay in West Texas all the time are you? I mean, you're going to travel around a bit, right? If so, you can buy 55 gallon food-grade barrels all over the state. The next time...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 04-28-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,449
Posted By RDwaverunner
Faraday bags/inverters

Hi everyone. I've been reading the forum for long time now but don't post much, just learn a lot from everyone.

But today I have a question. I've been prepping for many years now, and while no one...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 04-22-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 42,130
Posted By RDwaverunner
Colt King Cobra .357 stainless steel w/6"...

Colt King Cobra .357 stainless steel w/6" barrel.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 04-22-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,617
Posted By RDwaverunner
(4) AR-15's (2) .308 snipers (6) Sig...

(4) AR-15's
(2) .308 snipers

(6) Sig M11A1's

Reason? ---> I already have them! Keep your caliber types at a minimum and stock up!
Forum: Urban Survival 04-16-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,950
Posted By RDwaverunner
great article explaining survival/escape plans...

great article explaining survival/escape plans vs. harsh reality. -sobering.
-Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-22-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,490
Posted By RDwaverunner
Sig M11A1 is my favorite all-around handgun for...

Sig M11A1 is my favorite all-around handgun for reliability and quality (have 2). Don't know what you're talking about in regards to jams...NONE of mine have ever jammed.

The Taurus 24/7 fits my...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 12-18-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,169
Posted By RDwaverunner
I'll ask you a question. If they ban the...

I'll ask you a question.

If they ban the sale of ammunition to civilians starting tomorrow, how much will you require by EOB today?
Forum: Urban Survival 12-18-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,409
Posted By RDwaverunner
This blog is called the SURVIVALISTBOARD. I...

This blog is called the SURVIVALISTBOARD.

I read a post a while back with some of the posters talking about the definition of a "survivor"

Someone said something that I will always remember....
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 12-10-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,563
Posted By RDwaverunner
The first question is why do you, your wife, 1...

The first question is why do you, your wife, 1 small child live in a 3300sqft 4br/4bath house in the first place? The size of the home won't make you happier. In fact, studies have shown that people...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 11-20-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,610
Posted By RDwaverunner
In addition to the pump shotguns, pistols, &...

In addition to the pump shotguns, pistols, & AR's, you may also want to invest in some smoke grenades. makes for good cover when the bullets start flying. The rioters won't want to pass through the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,526
Posted By RDwaverunner
The prices always come down this time of year and...

The prices always come down this time of year and start going back up in December. Either that, or they're artificially lowering them just in time for November elections...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 10-16-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,091
Posted By RDwaverunner
Wink This is my first post. Been reading for a couple...

This is my first post. Been reading for a couple of years now.

First off, If your step daughter hasn't visited her MOTHER in SEVEN YEARS, be sure to leave her $1 in your will so she can't contest...
Forum: Financial Forum 01-01-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,906
Posted By RDwaverunner
Exactly correct. With all the entitlement...

Exactly correct.
With all the entitlement programs out there, no wonder the government has dug such a deep hole. What's ironic is by continuing to spend more than they earn and now raising taxes on...
Forum: Financial Forum 01-01-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,906
Posted By RDwaverunner
When you increase taxes on the wealthy (or...

When you increase taxes on the wealthy (or business owners), jobs will be cut. also, it's a 3% increase THIS time. How long before they take everything over, say, $500,000. -And the rest goes to the...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 01-01-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,619
Posted By RDwaverunner
Great news! I got the guide rod installed. The...

Great news! I got the guide rod installed. The second one I ordered from Wilson combat came in as a two-piece set. The full length guide & recoil spring plug. This plug is open ended rather than...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 01-01-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,619
Posted By RDwaverunner
I can't post pictures yet. This website is asking...

I can't post pictures yet. This website is asking for my URL. -not sure what to do. Both of the guide rods protrude out the end just enough so the barrel bushing can't close. I'm thinking...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-24-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,619
Posted By RDwaverunner
Hey Doc, I just got the Wilson Combat guide rod...

Hey Doc,
I just got the Wilson Combat guide rod in today. It's the same length as the other one. I guess I'll get the small guide rod and be done with it. I'll keep you posted. thanks again.
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-14-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,619
Posted By RDwaverunner
Thanks to both of you for your posts! I went...

Thanks to both of you for your posts! I went ahead and ordered the Wilson combat guide rod from MidwayUSA.com. Thanks!
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-14-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,619
Posted By RDwaverunner
Thanks for pic DanR! A picture is worth a...

Thanks for pic DanR! A picture is worth a thousand words! I'm new to this website and don't know how to insert the photo I took of mine. My guide rod looks like yours except it is stainless and is...
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-14-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,619
Posted By RDwaverunner
Thanks for the reply Doc! Yes, it was "up" and...

Thanks for the reply Doc! Yes, it was "up" and out of the way. This "full length" guide rod is just too long. Like I said in the first post, it stuck slightly out of the end of the spring tube so...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 12-13-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 28,593
Posted By RDwaverunner
1. access to a clean water supply (without it,...

1. access to a clean water supply (without it, you're dead fast)
2. Shelter
3. AR-15
4. fire starter
5. survival knife
Forum: Pistol and Revolver Forum 12-13-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,619
Posted By RDwaverunner
Exclamation Para-Ordnance P14 Guide Rod

I purchased a Para-Ordnance P-14 in really good condition from a friend of mine and have just gotten around to shooting it. Before going to the gun range with it, I decided to take it down for...
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