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  1. Firearms General Discussion
    From the Glock forum...what is your take on it? ------------------- TheDreadnought: I see a lot of posts about how in some SHTF episode, people are planning on trading a few rounds of .22LR for mountains of food, fuel, and a couple hot virgins thrown in. I think this Coronavirus situation is...
  2. Financial Forum
    Article copied from Reuters... You don’t need to be a conspiracy theorist to find this worrying: a 1kg gold bar, certified as 99.98% pure by XRF (X-ray fluorescence) tests, turns out to have been drilled out and largely replaced with tungsten. This bar was discovered only because it was 2 grams...
  3. General Discussion
    Most of us here keep tobacco in our preps for barter, even if we don't smoke ourselves. There is no doubt that should any major event disrupt this countries fragile system, tobacco will be worth it's weight in gold. A large number of people are smokers, and should the world be falling apart...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I recently scored a whole case of Sterno cans for a great price. 48 cans for $30. The best price I've seen locally is $3 apiece, so I think I did well. Now I am trying to decide if I can really make use of them all. I already stock a lot of propane and kerosene for fuel and cooking. Does Stero...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have found bartering items vary from one region to another. In Miami, FL The items i have found that are good to barter with are: Fruits, Coffee Salt Ladies items, What are some of the thing you have ?
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I was watching High Fidelity last night, and it got me in the mood for thinking about various Top 5 lists of songs that I would want to have in a particular situation. I thought, why not apply this to a survival situation? So, here is how my setup will go. If you had portable music (mp3...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    A few items to stock up on that might help for trades would be the little soaps and shampoos from hotels and places of the such. You can always pick up tooth paste and brushes and other products at hotels at no extra cost. Also, little baby liquor bottles of jack, rum and other things that are...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Quite frequently the talk of trading comes up around here, and the more I think about the various possible post PAW scenarios, the more I think that trading will be a very difficult thing to do. In my personal situation for example, while I'm on friendly terms with my neighbors, they're not my...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Over the past few weeks we have been talking about spreading your survival gear purchases out over an extended period of time. Instead of dropping several hundred dollars at once, spend $20 here, $30 there, and after a few weeks you and your family will have a nice stockpile of survival gear...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Does anyone else overstock commodity/consumable items for use as currency/barter? Whould SHTF or we see TEOTWAWKI plastic money will be worthless, paper moneys only value will be as TP or for starting a fire and I believe even gold would be of limited value as it holds little practical value...
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    trading stock I have posted this on a number of boards in the past and with each post it has evolved into this. Some of the things that would be good trading stock to have on hand when the SHTF may be. Remember do your trading some where other the your home base and make sure you are not...
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    It would sure be nice to be able to trade for items you really need. I would stock up items like: Cigarrettes Matches Ammo Painkillers More ideas....
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