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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    So, I'm thinking of burying some stuff. I am wondering what to use as a desiccant that would not cause a small machine to rust. A package of Dry-Z-air? Rice? A couple of little packets from pill bottles? The idea is that the device, (let's call it a "typewriter") would have any wooden parts...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm very new to food storage & have done quite a bit of research so far. I need help w/the use of O2 Absorbers with desiccant. I will pack various items (rice, beans etc) in 1 gallon (10"x14") 7.5 mil mylar. I am in South East Texas and moisture/humidity is a BIG issue. Since the two (O2 & desi)...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    After a forum search i thought it would be nice if everyone could share their sources for the items everyone is after. I'll try to condense the data into the main topic as it rolls in. The more details you provide the better. Please include: Physical Size of bag or absorber Thickness of...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Do any stores carry mylar bags and desiccant? I want to start storing rice and things in five gallon buckets with these bags. So far I have only seen them for sale online. Do stores like walmart carry them? I'm also looking for those tiny bags of desiccant to absorb moisture.
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am just now starting my long term food stores. I bought 20# of long grain rice and I have a 5gal. pickle bucket that I have cleaned (dish soap/ bleach water soaking for 3 days/ dish soap/ sun dry). I want this to last a really, really long time so I ordered some O2 absorbers and some...
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