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  1. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    The most severe hurricane in history is headed for the west coast of Mexico it is expected to make landfall this evening 10/23/15. This weekend rains will move east across southern Texas and then to Louisiana, producing up to 12 inches of rain in the Houston area. Here is a link to the Weather...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Sometime this or next month I will be headin up the coast (California) to Fort Bragg, Mendocino county for a few months. I will be staying in the woods (Russian Gulch I believe). Surprisingly, I havent stayed in Mendocino before but I've stayed in Humboldt and the weather one fall knocked my...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    been looking around for a jacket for hunting/fishing/ice-fishing/survival/shtf sorta thing. from minnesota wanted to hear what everyone has or thinks would be a good survival jacket or all around jacket. 4in1 jackets any good? material and resistances to weather?
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hhheello, My carrots were over densely populated and the small collection of leaves I could see have disappeared after a recent hard rain (Lake Travis went up 8 feet). My corn survived and seems to be on 3rd and now fourth leaves. What was my carrot mistake ? Bok Choi does not have long...
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I'd like to hear your ideas on wilderness shelters, especially if they can safely have fires in them. Tell us about your ideas for: Warmth Strength/Security Weatherproofing (Rain/Wind) Use of natural materials from forest to desert
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am sure that many of you guys are collecting rain via a gutter and barrel system. I have been thinking about it a bit. Would a 10x12 shed with a peaked roof (one side only - 60sqft) collect enough rain to fill a 55 gallon barrel efficiently? Would one good rain storm fill it? Thanks.
  7. 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...
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