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  1. DIY - Do It Yourself
    There are a couple cool new tools the guy shows. One is a special hollow bolt that lets you fill a sealed transmission without overfilling it. The other is a no spill funnel kit for filling your antifreeze. Autozone just sent this guy's video out along with their latest advertisement...
  2. General Discussion
    https://www.foxnews.com/world/mexican-pirates-gulf-mexico-oil-workers-tourists "... little is known about the exact network of pirates who are believed to have been born out of local fisherman circles. Even corrupt government workers themselves have aided some of the piracy, experts have...
  3. DIY - Do It Yourself
    I've been searching the internet, other forums etc.... and I've never heard of using USED MOTOR OIL mixed with DIESEL FUEL as a wood sealer. Anyone heard of it? Yes, someone I know used it on the wooden bed of his truck. He proudly exclaimed that he's recycling, found a great use for that old...
  4. Controversial News and Alternative Politics
    https://www.rt.com/news/453580-us-withdraw-diplomats-venezuela/
  5. Food and water
    I bought a 4.5 gallon jug of peanut oil a few years ago to use in my deep fryer. But, health problems stopped me from going fishing and I did not have anything else to deep fry. After reading about oil going rancid elsewhere on SB, I am trying to figure out what to do with this old oil. It is...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I was thinking about gas shortage and emp's. I have the book Lights Out and The Grid and thinking about a emp and gas shortage. Could the middle east countries that produces fuel decide to stop sending fuel to the US/ North America? What would happen if that happened would it be like a emp? I...
  7. Financial Forum
    I've tried to break this into sections for easier reading. Do me the favor of reading the entire article and giving a thoughtful response & I'll do the same. THIS IS NOT 1.) This is NOT a doom and gloom post. I pride myself on being boringly reasonable. I also will be speaking in broad terms...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have been a long time prepper, even before Y2K, and even as a kid. My focus has been on other aspects of prepping and survival that I wont go into here. Until recently, I had just planned to cook/food prep stuff on the run and the most basic way possible without thinking of long term...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I did a little bit of research to come up with how many calories you get per cent you spend. Here are a handful of examples. cals per cent 4.14 (Chef Boyadee Beef Ravioli large can - $2.50/1035 cals) 2.45 (Dintymore Beef Stew - $3.68/900 cals) 42.44 (50# rice Sam's Club $19/80,640 cals)...
  10. Firearms General Discussion
    As I was dipping my finger tip in the can I started to wonder does everyone know about this stuff. Our oven is old and get used a lot. The door has two arms that run on rollers. The arm have a very stout spring attached to them. Near the door the arms have a ramp that holds the door closed...
  11. General Discussion
    Hhelllo, http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120411120529.htm (hint: I go to this site regularly) Will this fix the oil supply problem ? Sincerely, ArrowToTree
  12. Political News and Discussion
    I would really like to know what you guys reaction to the presidents address to AIPAC about the Israel and Iran situation. It(His statements) sounded very cut and dry to me. Although, I do understand that anything in politics is not cut and dry. Things don't look good for Iran as far as the...
  13. General Discussion
    Is Iran an offensive threat to our way of life?
  14. General Discussion
    Okay so this is Debka take it for what it is worth. However if true war with Iran will be imminent. The article states that India is to purchase Iranian oil with gold and China is expected to follow suit. India to pay gold instead of dollars for Iranian oil According to Internet chatter...
  15. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I bet there are a lot of preppers in Nome, Alaska that are glad they have seasoned firewood stocked and in place because you never know when you might need it. It's the things that you can't predict that you need to be ready for. Hurricane, truckers strike, wildfire, financial collapse and in...
  16. General Discussion
    The USA exports more oil than we import. http://www.pressherald.com/business/fuel-is-now-leading-export-of-united-states_2011-12-31.html?cmpid=morning-news-update-html Top U.S. export? Oil The United States is now a net exporter of petroleum. Wow, who would have thought such a thing?
  17. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    What does it take to keep your home warm in the winter? Last winter we burned through three and a half cords of green firewood; plus one tonne of coal; and maybe forty gallons of fuel oil. For most of November and part of December the days were warm enough that mid-day our windows were open...
  18. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Who knows what the storage life is of cooking oil? I know there is a best used by date but what about storing it? Will vegtable oil store? If I remember what my Grammy and Mom said it will go rancid after a while. How about molases? or maple syrup? I used the search but didn't come up with...
  19. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Went to the store today to get some more lubricant for my "toys". I usually stick with rem-oil, but i came across the dupont teflon wax and figured i would give it a try. The can says it is okay to use on firearms, it seems it was originally made to use on bicycle/motorcycle chains. Anyway...
  20. Books, Movies & Stories
    PART 1 “Honey, I’m home!” shouted Mark as he walked through the door of his semi-rural home, 30 miles from the city center. “Where are you?” he shouted again, now worried, because his wife usually greeted him as he walked into the house. Walking through the foyer and towards the living room, he...
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