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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Would the ultimate Bug Out Location be a Homestead? Instead of trying to maintain a home in an urban area, and a remote camp, why not build a homestead and make it your Bug Out Location? This way your time and money are not divided between two separate places. For a lot of people, living in a...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Firs of all hello to all and thank you for taking the time to share your opinions, ideas and let's not forget criticism for my questions. For the last year i have started to take my preparations a bit more seriously then before(before being keeping enough food(perishable one) for a week) and...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hey guys, I am getting ready to build a rainwater collection system. It would consist of gathering rainwater from my roof/gutters and emptying into 3-4 55 gallon food grade drums under my deck (out of sight) :) I have seen a few nice setups on youtube. My question is related to actually...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Just thought I would throw out a couple pics of our rainwater system. My wife and I built the house ourselves on 23 acres we found on craigslist. We dont have the 7k for a well yet, building only with cash, no mortgage. I have 2 tanks 1500 gal each. a shallow well pump and pressure tank are...
  5. Urban Survival
    Do you want to just stick the downspout into your barrel, well NO, not without a little preparation. Rainfall acts as a filter when passes through the air and picks up every bit of soot, dust and even radio active particles when applicable. :eek: Rainfall on your roof has to be assumed to...
  6. Urban Survival
    Hi to everyone. New member on the board. Looks like you have an incredible wealth of information here. I haven't sorted through it all yet, but I'm looking forward to it, and am learning a lot. I've been sort of a closet survivalist for years, but already the many insightful posts on your...
  7. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I live in an area that is still suffering from droughts. I feel that I must do something to better prepare for these droughts. I thought about harvesting rain. Here is a link to the setup that I am looking at. Does anyone have any good articles about this? What if I wanted to factor in two...
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