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Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-17-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,022
Posted By ilgar
wished i lived in a noncompetitive mkt... i...

wished i lived in a noncompetitive mkt...
i will admit the places with bad schools (of which there are plenty) do have deals, but who wants to live in gangland territory...

was talking to friends...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-17-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,022
Posted By ilgar
true, i guess. i'm in the Northeast. but i...

true, i guess. i'm in the Northeast. but i thought nationwide it is a similar story: sellers mkt, bidding wars, etc. its crazy up here. specifically for middle class homes. millionaires are actually...
Forum: Financial Forum 01-17-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,446
Posted By ilgar
I DECLARE BANKRUPTCY!!! - The Office US - YouTube

I DECLARE BANKRUPTCY!!! - The Office US - YouTube
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-16-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,022
Posted By ilgar
I do hope this hot market cools off but concerned...

I do hope this hot market cools off but concerned that it won't. Too much overpopulation and not enough inventory for detached dwellings. Too many people competing. Thanks to unabashed lack of border...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 01-16-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By ilgar
Another popular purifier is General Ecology First...

Another popular purifier is General Ecology First Need XLE, that also comes with a gravity bag but at it's core it is a pump system designed to feed cleaned water into a screwed on bottle (whatever...
Forum: Food and water 01-05-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By ilgar
Love Townsends channel and store. I learned about...

Love Townsends channel and store. I learned about them first when watching SargeFaria's hearth cooking vids (really good old cooking recipes btw on his channel as well) and he mentioned he gets his...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 01-05-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,724
Posted By ilgar
they are an indispensable time tested item that...

they are an indispensable time tested item that does not depend on technology. I always carry it as a firestarter as well when in the outdoors (bday size, acts as a match) and a 9 hour candle for use...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 01-05-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,316
Posted By ilgar
I agree with the suggestion to try on stuff at a...

I agree with the suggestion to try on stuff at a store and see what suits one best.

Budget wise and durability, I think Timberland is an excellent balance (I have their Chocorua leather...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 01-05-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,392
Posted By ilgar
I'd recommend you look into 3 person tents. most...

I'd recommend you look into 3 person tents. most tents are not true to person size claims. Especially if you or wife are not super skinny. plus you want to have space for your stuff if it rains...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 01-02-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,901
Posted By ilgar
I've found out how important eyewear is in an...

I've found out how important eyewear is in an ice/snow storm once.
A squall came out of nowhere, it was sunny 10 minutes beforehand.
I tried to wait it out by a somewhat sheltered spot, but 30 min...
Forum: Financial Forum 01-01-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By ilgar
If you have a Chase credit card, they will give...

If you have a Chase credit card, they will give you their free Credit Journey service which provides a free credit score that usually is fairly close to the FICO used by lenders.
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 50,181
Posted By ilgar
I also thought it was interesting how quickly,...

I also thought it was interesting how quickly, besides the gun laws, the new power shift is resulting in other fundamental changes to rural and suburban areas being imposed from the state's capital:...
Forum: Urban Survival 12-29-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By ilgar
This happened with ammo too but then in calmed...

This happened with ammo too but then in calmed back down, it was pure supply & demand.

I think the drought in places like CA with almonds, and diseases hitting specific industries (like the citrus...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 12-29-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By ilgar
I really like this one because the man is still...

I really like this one because the man is still using his hiking poles. It appears the others, including the monowalker require one to grip the handles of the unit and thus not be able to use poles....
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 12-29-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,901
Posted By ilgar
Not sure if these couple of bits are all that...

Not sure if these couple of bits are all that unique, but here go some items off the top of my head:

A small marine air horn worn on a belt pouch (bear or loose dog deterrent, or signalling in...
Forum: Knives, Swords & Axes 12-28-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By ilgar
Not stropping it after some considerable use and...

Not stropping it after some considerable use and not maintaining in general like oiling or sharpening is to me also that can result in a bad knife, besides the actual knife's characteristics. If a...
Forum: Urban Survival 12-28-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,550
Posted By ilgar
Most cities don't have this problem but on those...

Most cities don't have this problem but on those that an island (NYC is the primary example in the U.S.), not a car not probably a bike or scooter will get one out. Right after 9/11, all...
Forum: Urban Survival 12-28-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,225
Posted By ilgar
I've grown up in an area behind the iron curtain...

I've grown up in an area behind the iron curtain where feral dog packs were a reality. when they strolled thru the hood in groups from a few to several dozen, everyone cleared out. it was a sight to...
Forum: Food and water 12-28-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,616
Posted By ilgar
That's funny because you were the one "crusading"...

That's funny because you were the one "crusading" since you jumped on my post first. I wasn't even talking to you.

Nor do I still really see what your point/gripe is. Not a fan of BPA-free...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 12-27-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,464
Posted By ilgar
This is a pretty daunting thing to think about. ...

This is a pretty daunting thing to think about.

If one has a large rural lot, I can see how some of these options are viable though anything generator/pump/piped water supply dependent is...
Forum: Food and water 12-27-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,616
Posted By ilgar
As long I can see into a bottle and catch...

As long I can see into a bottle and catch anything ugly enough I'd not want to ingest, it is clear/see-thru enough for me. If you want to declare that as translucent, that's fine.

You appear to...
Forum: Food and water 12-27-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,616
Posted By ilgar
In fact, the current Poland Spring 1 gal...

In fact, the current Poland Spring 1 gal see-thru/clear water jugs do have HDPE and #2 markings...

Anyway, the initial post I made was simply recommend a BPA free Nalgene (made from any material...
Forum: Food and water 12-26-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,616
Posted By ilgar
Yes, it's best to not let water bottles get too...

Yes, it's best to not let water bottles get too hot or cold, but that was precisely the concern. I realize other (non-BPA) chemicals composing plastic products may later prove to be harmful. At the...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 12-25-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,400
Posted By ilgar
same reason why people wage wars that have...

same reason why people wage wars that have already taken place, and do other insane things all the time. there is a self destructive gene in humanity, at least in a big portion of it, much of it...
Forum: Food and water 12-25-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,616
Posted By ilgar
I only mentioned Nalgene's as one option, having...

I only mentioned Nalgene's as one option, having a resistance (in an insulating sleeve) to freezing temperatures, not having a "plastic" taste after long term storage (unlike those grocery store...
Forum: Food and water 12-24-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,616
Posted By ilgar
Switch to BPA free Nalgene's and buy an...

Switch to BPA free Nalgene's and buy an insulating sleeve for them. It will prevent freezing and get rid of the "plastic" taste. I like and have stainless steel bottles but sometimes when not being...
Forum: Books, Movies & Stories 12-24-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,531
Posted By ilgar
For classic nature and adventure related fiction,...

For classic nature and adventure related fiction, I'd recommend James Fenimore Cooper, Jack London, Robert Louis Stevenson, Walter Scott, and Jules Verne. In addition to Project Gutenberg, Google...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 12-24-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By ilgar
Always humble, never losing his sense of humor...

Always humble, never losing his sense of humor and wit, a master at battling pain and perseverance, a true mentor and teacher, devoted to the outdoors not for profit but out of a sincere love of...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 12-24-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By ilgar
Google Earth and CalTopo allow layering and...

Google Earth and CalTopo allow layering and creating custom maps, that a layman can do.

While CalTopo may store your saved work in their cloud, I think there is little realistic OPSEC concern...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 12-24-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,144
Posted By ilgar
I've experienced growing up in an area that went...

I've experienced growing up in an area that went through nearly an entire financial/economic, political/governmental, and societal collapse, along with widespread strife, military curfews (much of...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 07-28-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,444
Posted By ilgar
Cache Lake Country by John Rowlands Wildwood...

Cache Lake Country by John Rowlands
Wildwood Wisdom by Ellsworth Jaeger
South! by Ernest Shackleton
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Jack London's selected short stories, especially those on...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 07-28-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,641
Posted By ilgar
Yes, he did do that, as he explained it, in a fit...

Yes, he did do that, as he explained it, in a fit of rage.



I've seen it, it is a fictional movie, I believe there was more than one version made of this movie, some are on youtube as well.
Forum: Food and water 07-26-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By ilgar
I emailed General Ecology that makes the First...

I emailed General Ecology that makes the First Need XLE purifier and here is their response:

"Our understanding is that cyanobacteria are typically larger than 3.8 microns and could be removed by...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 07-25-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,192
Posted By ilgar
Some will be like zombies on tv shows, ragtag and...

Some will be like zombies on tv shows, ragtag and disorganized, with no direction or political control. While that may happen in some places, history has sometimes shown that when disaster, strife,...
Forum: Food and water 07-25-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,503
Posted By ilgar
Totally agree. MH and Backpacker's Pantry for...

Totally agree. MH and Backpacker's Pantry for that matter are not for everyone's taste buds. I simply could not stomach it while hiking. Would I suck it up and consume it in a survival situation...
Forum: Firearms General Discussion 07-21-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,725
Posted By ilgar
Maybe also research the type of representation...

Maybe also research the type of representation and attention the organization in question dedicates to your particular state, do they have a chapter in it, etc. But yeah, in general, as some other...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 07-21-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,206
Posted By ilgar
Modern lightweight equipment. Calories need to be...

Modern lightweight equipment. Calories need to be conserved. Natural material may not be handy. Daylight is an issue. Axe/saw noise in escape/evasion is probably not the best. Yes, have knowledge and...
Forum: Books, Movies & Stories 07-21-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,062
Posted By ilgar
Bushcraft illustrated by Dave Canterbury. It was...

Bushcraft illustrated by Dave Canterbury. It was a gift. I dont think I would've bought it myself. But it looks like a nice basic primer that covers the fundamentals and the images are pretty good...
Forum: Financial Forum 07-21-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,229
Posted By ilgar
I'd prefer oil not gas. But not sure if they make...

I'd prefer oil not gas. But not sure if they make tankless options to work with oil (maybe in some kind of an indirect system).
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 07-21-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,641
Posted By ilgar
Here is another Russian documentary of a trapper...

Here is another Russian documentary of a trapper in Siberia. There is very little dialogue thus no need to know the language. The guy in the film was stabbed just under his heart some time before the...
Forum: Food and water 07-21-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By ilgar
Nice EPA article find. Never heard of the PAC...

Nice EPA article find. Never heard of the PAC acronym. That handy table also mentioned UV filtration which I forgot about as another possible tactic.

I'm wondering how utilities will deal with it...
Forum: Food and water 07-21-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 23
Mug
Views: 1,767
Posted By ilgar
No, just their round steel "canteen" cup: ...

No, just their round steel "canteen" cup:
https://gsioutdoors.com/glacier-stainless-bottle-cup-pot.html

It nests into a 32oz Nalgene (same for an Olicamp cup I have) but I don't think they should...
Forum: Food and water 07-21-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By ilgar
Would a purifier like a General Ecology First...

Would a purifier like a General Ecology First Need XLE handle such molecular sized toxins?
Forum: Food and water 07-21-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By ilgar
Justme11: great perspectives, thanks. Local DEP's...

Justme11: great perspectives, thanks. Local DEP's already published notices not to fish or touch the water at all. I don't think they'd want to cause panic by telling people with waterfront...
Forum: Food and water 07-21-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By ilgar
Algae/algal bloom & cyanobacteria

Does anyone know if conventional water filters or purifiers for that matter, can deal with algae bloom water containing cyanobacteria?

Such water contains a phycocyanin pigment ("blueish").

It...
Forum: Recipes 07-21-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By ilgar
shoot, now i am hungry. banana walnut bread is...

shoot, now i am hungry. banana walnut bread is just about one of my fav things that my better half makes. and for breakfast, with a strong cup of coffee on a cold winter day... Agh!!!
Forum: Books, Movies & Stories 07-21-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By ilgar
Another vote for Wildwood Wisdom by Ellsworth...

Another vote for Wildwood Wisdom by Ellsworth Jaeger

Also, Bushcraft by Mors Kochanski.

but to take a step back - perhaps rebuilding civ is not warranted. maybe we should all let the earth take...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 07-21-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,973
Posted By ilgar
And that is, I assume, you mean people who have...

And that is, I assume, you mean people who have an opportunity to put in a gen (meaning they have the land, private house, etc.). what about the "smart people" who knowingly get themselves inside a...
Forum: Food and water 07-21-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 23
Mug
Views: 1,767
Posted By ilgar
GSI Glacier stainless steel cup with folding...

GSI Glacier stainless steel cup with folding handles (kind of like a modern canteen), for the outdoors. I had an old non-nesting enamel cup with a handle but it started chipping.
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 07-21-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,415
Posted By ilgar
besides the standard mentioned hand and battery...

besides the standard mentioned hand and battery powered tools: multimeters, battery testers, outlet testers, alligator clips, de/soldering kit, wiring, many sharpening kits, nutdrivers, xantrex...
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