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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    How good are Mechanix gloves for cold weather? Cold weather is a subjective term. My definition is in the 20s and 30s doing work around the farm, feeding the chickens, taking care of the rabbits, maybe going fishing, hunting,,,, stuff like that. I am thinking about putting out some trotlines...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I found a like new set of really heavy lined aviators pants in my local surplus store... I assume they are the ones worn by the B29 flight crews as I know they flew high enough that it was bitterly cold, and they could not move around much to keep warm I have never seen anything that appeared...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm looking into a set of ecwcs gear that I can leave in my truck in case I need it for work as well as using it for hunting in the fall and fishing in the summer/fall(w/o the liner of course), and should the need arise for other situations that require wet/cold gear. I have heard a lot of...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    What would you choose for winter clothes in SHTF? I been thinking on something that would be durable, keep you dry when wet, light weight, and not cost an arm and leg. In a city environment I don't think military clothes would be a good choice because you would stand out too much, unless it is...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Several years ago I decided that I liked neoprene gloves over those regular bulky insulated gloves. One thing that I like about these gloves is the no slip grip. I think that these gloves have a better feel then regular gloves. One thing that I do not like is that they are only good down to...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I found this information hard to locate and never did I find it with pictures of the items, so I'm putting it together here! My Extreme Cold Weather (ECW) preparedness is not so much for SHTF, but more that I work 3rd shift and drive out of town to go to work. Driving out of town at midnight...
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