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by Sworbeyegib
Sun Jan 31, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Stainless bushcraft-type knife
Replies: 18
Views: 1587

Re: Stainless bushcraft-type knife

You may want to consider a semi stainless tool steel, like D2. Or possibly a high quality laminated stainless blade like those made from Fallkniven or Cold Steel.
by Sworbeyegib
Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:56 pm
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Help Me Pick a Bill Hook
Replies: 9
Views: 1224

Re: Help Me Pick a Bill Hook

As much as I like Condor's blades and products, the Woodsman's pal has a very well mantained reputation. Though I wouldn't call it a billhook in the strictest sense, more of a modified cane knife. I had a Fiskars billhook for awhile (sold as their brush axe) which I liked just fine for the price. I ...
by Sworbeyegib
Sat Jan 09, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: Rat Rod / Mad Max Ithaca 16 gauge shotty suggestions
Replies: 14
Views: 1412

Re: Rat Rod / Mad Max Ithaca 16 gauge shotty suggestions

I wanna see a set of these sights on that bad boy.

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by Sworbeyegib
Sat Jan 09, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: What's your effective range?
Replies: 74
Views: 5552

Re: What's your effective range?

Until our local public range ran into some issues last year, they only allowed for paper targets out to 200 yards, and steel targets out to about 450 yards. I actually don't do much shooting with magnified optics anymore. I'll zero scopes in, group different ammos, and make sure everything is all an...
by Sworbeyegib
Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:51 am
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: CRKT ChanceInHell machete review
Replies: 5
Views: 1444

Re: CRKT ChanceInHell machete review

Thats quite a bummer about that Kershaw. Ive had one in my shopping cart on amazon for awhile now. Ive also been eyeing out that Schrade bolo as well... not that I actually need any more big blades though. I have piles of them that Ive accumulated over the years, and I still go back to using the sam...
by Sworbeyegib
Tue Jan 05, 2016 12:26 am
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: CRKT ChanceInHell machete review
Replies: 5
Views: 1444

Re: CRKT ChanceInHell machete review

I remember that review, and have had a chance to handle a couple of those Kershaw camp blades (which I really liked!). But the big difference between those blades, and this one, is the thickness. A little under 1/8" vs 3/16" doesnt sound like much, but in my experience definitely changes the intende...
by Sworbeyegib
Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: CRKT ChanceInHell machete review
Replies: 5
Views: 1444

CRKT ChanceInHell machete review

As what has become a bit of an unofficial Christmas tradition between my Father and I, we always seem to get each other a new knife for Christmas (as well as one of the same for ourselves... so neither of us has something cooler than the other). This year, while I got him a Thai style chef's knife o...
by Sworbeyegib
Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:22 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Choose wisely What mouse caliber will you bet your life on
Replies: 18
Views: 1293

Re: Choose wisely What mouse caliber will you bet your life

I'd have to go with a .32acp, out of a respectable platform, shooting solids.
by Sworbeyegib
Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:18 pm
Forum: Zombie Combat Tactics
Topic: the difference between a tool and a weapon
Replies: 29
Views: 5799

Re: the difference between a tool and a weapon

feanor wrote:
Tobias05 wrote:I am the weapon.

Anything in my possession is a tool.
No, you're a tool and therefore anything in your possession is to be considered as dangerous as a weapon.
Sorry, just too good a setup to pass it up.
:clap: :clap: :clap:
by Sworbeyegib
Wed Nov 11, 2015 5:47 pm
Forum: Handguns
Topic: My first gun review: Armscor m200 38 special
Replies: 6
Views: 5495

Re: My first gun review: Armscor m200 38 special

I've been curious about their revolvers for awhile, as I'm a big fan of the original designs, and the price point. The biggest complaint most people have about RIA guns, is the finish on them. Personally, I think that for the price, its a great deal. My Dad has a RIA double stack 9mm 1911 that has n...
by Sworbeyegib
Mon Oct 19, 2015 8:11 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: How Effective is the Machete as a Weapon?
Replies: 64
Views: 7719

Re: How Effective is the Machete as a Weapon?

I have a couple of those barong machetes. IMO, they make a good faux sword, but a pretty lousy machete. And that is coming from someone who is half Filipino, and has been doing FMA off and on since I was a kid.
by Sworbeyegib
Wed Oct 14, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: Family Prep
Topic: Why Prepper Girls Need to Stock up on Underwear
Replies: 33
Views: 8975

Re: Why Prepper Girls Need to Stock up on Underwear

We had a pretty good thread on women's health issues during the PAW awhile back.

viewtopic.php?f=43&t=32424&hilit=feminine+hygiene
by Sworbeyegib
Tue Oct 13, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Returning, not sure why I walked away for so long.
Replies: 12
Views: 800

Re: Returning, not sure why I walked away for so long.

Welcome back! I know the feeling of coming back after some time away. I only just started coming back onto the forums after not being on here since Jan-Feb of this year.
by Sworbeyegib
Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:28 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Bugging Out to Wal-Mart, Costco, Sams Club: No!
Replies: 1310
Views: 173112

Re: Bugging Out to Wal-Mart, Costco, Sams Club: No!

Oh the memories. This was one of the very first threads I ever read on ZS. Still great advice!
by Sworbeyegib
Wed Sep 30, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Game of Thrones HBO; All Seasons with Spoilers
Replies: 137
Views: 19292

Re: Game of Thrones HBO; All Seasons with Spoilers

They have also cast someone as Euron Greyjoy, so we will finally be seeing the return of the Iron Islands as part of the plot. If anyone has read the books, especially the posted chapters of The Winds of Winter, you know that the part they play can be pivotal.
by Sworbeyegib
Tue Apr 28, 2015 9:54 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: It's CLP, NOT KY Jelly
Replies: 12
Views: 1075

Re: It's CLP, NOT KY Jelly

Clean.
Lubricate.
Protect.

Right mindset. Wrong product.
by Sworbeyegib
Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:37 am
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: New Ruger Mini in .300blk
Replies: 28
Views: 1722

Re: New Ruger Mini in .300blk

I really do like the idea of it. I think it makes more sense for how they market it. However, its not something that fits any of my needs.
by Sworbeyegib
Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:34 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Tobacco and the Apocalypse
Replies: 39
Views: 8481

Re: Tobacco and the Apocalypse

I agree there is absolutely some degree of hypocrisy. The ideal end game plan would be to stop smoking altogether. But for now, it's one of my few vices. Since it is something I do in my day to day life, I figure its worth thinking about for inconvenience sake. It doesn't have to be an end of the wo...
by Sworbeyegib
Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:17 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Disposable Lighters. The Big Lie?
Replies: 37
Views: 4308

Re: Disposable Lighters. The Big Lie?

Often times I use the "bic trick" to open my bottles. It'll dig gouges into the end of the lighter, but I've never had one break or crack yet. I've busted open those cheap see thru disposable ones before though.
by Sworbeyegib
Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:49 pm
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Netflix Daredevil: Defenders #1
Replies: 5
Views: 591

Re: Netflix Daredevil Series

I burned thru all of it in about a day and a half. I liked it a lot, but I'm a sucker for most of what Marvel is putting out these days.
by Sworbeyegib
Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:33 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Tobacco and the Apocalypse
Replies: 39
Views: 8481

Re: Tobacco and the Apocalypse

Just resurrecting this old thread because I've been reevaluating my tobacco preps for both the short and long term. I'm somewhat of a medium smoker (with occasional heavy days). Usually during a day I'll smoke from store bought packs if I'm out in public, roll your own tobacco at home, and I'll smok...
by Sworbeyegib
Thu Apr 23, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Disposable Lighters. The Big Lie?
Replies: 37
Views: 4308

Re: Disposable Lighters. The Big Lie?

Bics are without a doubt the gold standard in disposable lighters. I always buy 5 or 10 at a time, and stash them anywhere or everywhere I might need a lighter. Every junk drawer, glove box, backpack etc... I've seen them last for years if used infrequently. The only time I've ever struggled lightin...

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