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  1. Pandemic Dreams

    Coronavirus
    Pandemic Dreams https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/vivid-pandemic-dreams-and-nightmares-keep-nation-awake-during-coronavirus-outbreak/ar-BB12htQo?ocid=spartandhp My wife is having pandemic nightmare like dreams so vivid they wake her up at night. She is about as practical & level headed as...
  2. NYC Area Unrest/Chaos

    Coronavirus
    It's starting to look bad. Windows are being boarded up, the people who can get out are getting out, 1/6 of NYPD is calling in/sick and their numbers are dropping fast, medical workers too, the city gov is becoming extremely desperate and authoritarian just as its ability to exert power...
  3. Liberals face gun sale barriers they approved of

    Political News and Discussion
    As Coronavirus continues to spread people who never considered buying a gun are rushing to the gun store to buy a firearm. Then all of a sudden they are faced with the gun sales barriers they wanted put into place. Tim can get long winded on certain topics, but I like his points on this one...
  4. Chinese virus

    Coronavirus
    Saw this this morning. One to keep an eye on to see if it spreads. Hopefully the Chinese don't downplay what is happening. Be interesting to see if similar checks at airports are stepped up around the world. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-50984025 Chinese authorities have...
  5. Limited resources and moral dilemmas post-shtf

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    A few weeks ago my cousins puppies got into the chicken yard where they killed a Golden Wyandotte rooster, buff orpington hen and dominique hen. Two other hens were also injured. Both hens were recovering well, then one of the hens developed an infected spot next on her body next to her leg...
  6. Sheep, cattle and goats, which is best for a small homestead

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    In another thread we talked about cattle, in this thread I would like to discuss the good and bad points of goats, sheep and cattle. My wife and I are planning on moving to the homestead; after which I plan on fencing in a 10 - 13 acre field for some kind of meat and milk producing livestock...
  7. Pick one rifle or shotgun for survival

    Firearms General Discussion
    Some kind of new disease has broke out, society has collapsed and no more trucks are rolling. Over the following weeks the power goes out, the water stops running, people stop driving their cars and trucks, friends, neighbors and strangers come around begging for food. The food preps are...
  8. Human innovation after a collapse of society

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    If there is something about humans that has ensured the survival of the human race, it has to be our level of creativity and our level of innovation. If a man (or woman) has an axe, they can cut trees to build a home. that axe allows them to clear land for crops or livestock which will help...
  9. A reminder of why SHTF will not be a rosy camping trip

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Friday night I couldn't sleep. My abdomen was in too much pain. I took pepto-bismol, but threw it up. Saturday I tried to sleep, and was in and out of sleep all day, couldn't eat. The pain was intense. I was worried it might be appendicitis.... I went to the emergency room. After a...
  10. Stockpiling 22 long rifle for shtf / TEOTWAWKI

    Firearms General Discussion
    While reviewing my 22 long rifle stockpile last night, I realized that I am mostly buying 2 brand names - Federal and 1 box of Winchester. The next couple of bricks I buy will probably be Remington and a box of Winchester. How my preps are setup @ 75% of my ammunition at stored at home. @ 25%...
  11. This woman's last thought...

    General Discussion
    was absolute fear and horror. Not for herself, but the safety of her newborn (3 day old) child as some possessed monster shot her and took away her baby. What is this world coming to? I don't know if I buy into the Christian version of heaven, but I am really hoping that this poor woman will...
  12. SHTF Firearm choices: .22LR vs 2nd 9mm

    Firearms General Discussion
    Hello Forum, I am trying to pick up my basic SHTF firearms, and could use some advice, since it's free and there is a bunch going on in this forum I hope it's not a bother. :cool: I currently have the Ruger SR9c ordered, in black with the extended clip to have the same capacity and make it...
  13. Post SHTF barter items

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I hear a lot about people stocking up on liquor for it's multiple post-EOTWAWKI uses, particularly trading (also as fuel for vehicles, improvised Molotov cocktails, disinfectant, anesthetic, etc). What are some other things that could easily be traded in a primitive setting? I've thought about...
  14. My chicken project

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    If you are planning on surviving some kind of long term SHTF survival situation, then your plans should include food production. Stockpiling rice, beans, oats, corn, freeze dried foods,,, is fine and dandy. The problem with having a static food supply, it “is” going to run out sooner or later...
  15. Squash and zucchini for your long term survival garden

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    During a long term SHTF survival situation, its going to be important for people to grow their own food. One type of seed that survivalist should stockpile are seeds for squash and zucchini. Cooking some squash, zucchini and boudin in a cast iron skillet Ok, why you grow squash and zucchini...
  16. .22Short/LR/WMR

    Firearms General Discussion
    Any rifles that shoot all three cartridges? Any revolvers?
  17. Small Game Rifle

    Firearms General Discussion
    I am thinking of getting a .22 long rifle. I want it for target shooting and small game. My question is.... semi auto, lever action or bolt, which do you prefer? Also what would be the advantages or disadvantages to a .17? I live in Florida so most of our areas are scrubb palmetto and pine. I...
  18. My Shtf/teotwawki survival plan

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    If shtf/teotwawki occurs within a year... Weapons: As of this moment, I have a Mossberg 590A1 12 ga. with a bead sight that holds 8+1. I have an AK-47, which is effective to about 300 yards, and Im quite good with. I also have a Marlin X7VH in 308 with a 26" heavy barrel, 6-24x50 scope...
  19. Making catfish noodles

    Boating and Fishing
    In this article we are going to be looking at making noodles to catch catfish. This type of rig may not be legal in all areas, so check the local laws before you do anything. Buy some noodles from the local china-mart. The noodles might be seasonal, and should be found in the swimming pool...
  20. New Colorado Prepper Looking for Advice

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Thanks in advance for reading this thread. I've been reading your fine website for about three weeks now. I've always had a bit of general prep (Mostly involving snagging my backpacking backpack), but I'm beginning to realize how more in-depth preparation is necessary. Most importantly...
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