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  1. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    QUESTION:I just bought a respirator/gas mask. Are the filters any good? How long will the filter last if I need to use it? Storage Life Provided they are properly sealed, the filters are good until the expiration printed on the packaging. This may be 1 year, 5 years, 10 years or even...
  2. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    I don’t spend a lot of time in the NBC forum here, but I’m wondering if there are any others here who have made efforts to insure they’re prepared for a CBRN event beyond just having masks and filters. I’m in the middle stages of planning an extensive infrastructure build at our homestead within...
  3. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    A while back I stumbled across a photo of a "Car Over Trench Shelter" A field expedient shelter requireing you to dig a trench and pull your vehicle overtop of the trench. Then fill the inside and around the vehicle with the loose excavated dirt. Is this type of field expedient fallout shelter...
  4. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    I have a full NBC kit including an SGE400 mask and was wondering what the best way to care for the silicone seal is, as well as general maintenance of the mask. Does anyone have any experience with this? Also, considering the cost of filters, what does everyone do or having a mask "ready to...
  5. Jokes, Humor & Music
    A rare photo of Lincoln taken with taken with war correspondent Brian Williams after his horse was hit by a Confederate bullet.
  6. Political News and Discussion
    House Judiciary investigating whether Holder lied under oath Boils down to this statement that was contradicted by NBC. “In regard to potential prosecution of the press for the disclosure of material -- this is not something I’ve ever been involved in, heard of, or would think would be wise...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    We are in the process of getting a bunker compound for our huge huge huge family 30+ One thing we are worried about is air and the qualty of air... how is ventilation, and what product do we need, the best filter to get how many ... so may factors If you have a suggestion or even have a bunker...
  8. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    If anyone's interested here's my respirator and misc NBC collection. I collect masks more for the history behind them than anything else. http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDF4273C6266654CB Here's a Blog I'll try and keep updated with some basic information and history on the masks...
  9. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    My Question is what mask do you use and is it for riot agents or CBRN
  10. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    The following article appeared in Pelastustieto [I've translated it as Rescue which is an approximation, literally it's RescueKnowledge] which is (I quote their website http://www.pelastustieto.fi/site/index.php/in-english): "a trade journal and a joint mouthpiece for the fire and rescue service...
  11. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    Hey guys I know almost nothing about NBC gas masks, I have two questions hopefully some of you will help me. 1 - Are expired filters still usable? Maybe they won't filter everything but will offer some degree of protection? Is it true that they can become toxic after expiration date? 2 - Do...
  12. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    To the brain trust: As many of us are in various stages of prepping, I have often run accross different geiger counters online for sale. On ebay, one can find many types of geiger counters for sale at really affordable prices, however, being from the emergency management industry perspective...
  13. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    Nuclear weapons are the most destructive weapons that mankind has ever created. They have a destructive capability that excites all other weapons. Nuclear weapons creates both enormous amount of thermal energy, a blast wave, initial radiation and radioactive fallout plus and electromagnetic...
  14. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    Chemical Warfare Weapons of Mass Destruction are often divided in to three categories: NBC: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare. As a first step in covering the different kinds of Weapons of Mass Destruction I’m going to write about chemical warfare. Chemical weapons have different kinds of...
  15. Skandinaviske
    Vill passa på att tipsa om FOI:s faktasamling om kemiska vapen, biologiska vapen och kärnvapen för den som vill läsa in sig mer på området. Faktasamlingen kan nås via sidan: http://www.faktasamlingcbrn.foi.se/
  16. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    Found this mask at one shot tactical. Anyone know anything about this? http://www.oneshottactical.com/merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=oneshot&Product_Code=EDP-EE13&Category_Code=NP From the website:
  17. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    hey everyone, I was wondering if you had (owned, used, etc) a favorite gas mask or other similar protective device/equipment? do you have other non-favorites? What model? how much would you pay/expect others to pay for it? would you recommend it? ALSO have you used it in any sort of situation...
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