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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    The Realities of Bartering It is vital when considering the subject of Barter that, as in all other preparedness planning , different circumstances and situations will determind what types of items will be prefered and be vital for bartering. A limited type disaster will call for much...
  2. Urban Survival
    Decided to stop by the local Army Navy store today. Hanging on the wall was an awesome new FOX M16 Tactical Assault Pack. Man did I fall in love with it. Asked the owner if he might be willing to do a little trading for the bag. He told me to run home and get what I was willing to trade for it...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I just want to share a little something that happened to me today. I have been fighting a wicked bad infection for the past few weeks and even spent a week in the hospital. Today I went back to the doctor because the pain was massively worse. Living in Germany we have socialized healthcare so...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Being against the practice of casual bartering during disasters, I am curious if some proponents of bartering would risk contact with the general public for bartering purposes during a widespread pandemic. With this possibility becoming more of a reality lately, it seems that this is yet another...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I was thinking about the state of the economy, and how some people were talking about being unemployed. Then I was reading the sections that had to do with bartering and then it hit me, we really need a thread on Survivalist Economics. So I started typing about scavenging, bargain hunting and...
  6. Urban Survival
    Bartering is a necessary skill. Whether because of the economy or just to prepare for SHTF, you really should consider barter as a means to augment your income now, and as a way to survive in the future. Bartering Now... Most of you know me as someone who is very careful about advertising...
  7. Urban Survival
    We know silver, gold, food items, and .22 rounds are good bartering items but what else are you all storing and saving for bartering items? I think back to the movie waterworld and some of the things they used to barter. I quess my number one item besides all others listed would be vegetable...
  8. Urban Survival
    The biggest mistake you could ever make would be to use guns and or ammo for barter or trade. You must never arm your enemy. Anyone you don't know is your enemy!
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Is planning on bartering a good idea? A lot of opinions on the conditions under which barter would be commonplace and exactly what would be in demand to be bartered have been expressed in this site. Is it really that great of an idea? I have listed some arguments against bartering below. I do...
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