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by beno
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: lighters - a basic discussion
Replies: 185
Views: 21932

Re: lighters - a basic discussion

I have a number of 20yr old BIC lighters and they still work fine. I stored them in an old metal container in a fairly damp cellar and they did not appear to rust or seize. 20 years was a pretty good deal for 20c.
by beno
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: The Current Great Extinction Event
Replies: 15
Views: 2082

Re: The Current Great Extinction Event

This might make some of us rethink our survival strategies. Instead of hunting deer, we may be farming rats. Whatever works. But good point. I understand guinea pigs, cats, dogs, and rabbits are on the menu in other countries. Just some other considerations. Goats. The most consumed red meat animal...
by beno
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: What did you today for your BOV/how did you prepare your BOV
Replies: 888
Views: 85674

Re: What did you today for your BOV/how did you prepare your BOV

I gave my faithful ‘03 3 litre TD dual cab hilux some new fanbelts, oil and filter change, fuel filter and air filter blow out.

I need to replace a broken grease nipple in the prop shaft and clean and lube the wheel bearings. All else is looking good *touch wood*.
by beno
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Full face respirators
Replies: 6
Views: 1788

Re: Full face respirators

Hi taipan, I reccommend using a respirator that has it’s exhalation valve directly in front of your mouth and the filter offset to the side/s. By doing this the condensation from your breath won’t fill your mask up with liquid as it condenses in the mask. If you use a respirator with the filter in f...
by beno
Sun Mar 05, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello from New South Wales, Australia
Replies: 8
Views: 693

Re: hello from New South Wales, Australia

thanks all, Evan drought and water are my primary concerns. climate modelling for my region suggests a trend to high intensity spring and summer rain. the result of this means more runoff and possibly less groundwater recharge. i have a 500 litre steel water tank as a short term back up supply. i ne...
by beno
Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello from New South Wales, Australia
Replies: 8
Views: 693

hello from New South Wales, Australia

Hi all, just a quick intro to say g'day and that i have enjoyed lurking over the past couple of months so much that i've now joined. im a member on some Aussie sites as well. i live in a remote desert town where natural resources are fairly scarce. I have adequate preps in relation to vehicles, food...

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