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by grennels
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: The Current Great Extinction Event
Replies: 13
Views: 377

Re: The Current Great Extinction Event

Humanity has gone viral.
by grennels
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: IPCC Reports TEOTWAWKI by 2030-40
Replies: 41
Views: 737

Re: IPCC Reports TEOTWAWKI by 2030-40

No quotes - avoiding politics. . No need to worry about being the first to mention “politics” The very first post starts with a very political topic about a highly political group that keeps their data secret and has been roundly criticized by its own members as well as numerous others for its poli...
by grennels
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: IPCC Reports TEOTWAWKI by 2030-40
Replies: 41
Views: 737

Re: IPCC Reports TEOTWAWKI by 2030-40

flybynight wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:33 pm
Global warming, low cost clean energy, reducing carbon footprint. The sad fact of the matter is there are too many humans living on this planet. When a animal population grows too large, Mother Nature has brutal ways to reduce that population. Quickly


Two thumbs up.
by grennels
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: Midland Backpack 12ga Folding Shotgun.
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Re: Midland Backpack 12ga Folding Shotgun.

Won't most break action shotguns disassemble very easily?
by grennels
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Earthquake And Tsunami Hit Indonesia
Replies: 27
Views: 570

Re: Earthquake And Tsunami Hit Indonesia

Now there is a hero. Anthonius Gunawan Agung, 21, was the only person left in the control tower at the Air Traffic Tower of Mutiara Sis Al Jufri Airport in Palu when the magnitude-7.5 quake struck the coastal city on Friday. His colleagues had run for their lives when the tower started to sway and w...
by grennels
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Three season tent recommendations?
Replies: 32
Views: 1846

Re: Three season tent recommendations?

I have a Eureka Alpine Meadows that is at least 20 years old (maybe more). It functions perfectly.
I wouldn't worry about 8 years as long as the mice didn't get to it.
by grennels
Sat Sep 22, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Guy in the middle of nowhere loses his BOV to fire?!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 801

Re: Guy in the middle of nowhere loses his BOV to fire?!!!

I miss my 1966 Dodge Coronet.
by grennels
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Dystopian recommendations?
Replies: 24
Views: 2017

Re: Dystopian recommendations?

A Canticle for Leibowitz - Walter Miller Jr.

Footfall by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle.
by grennels
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Where to Live in the US to Avoid Future Natural disasters
Replies: 8
Views: 483

Re: Where to Live in the US to Avoid Future Natural disasters

Portland, OR??? Major earthquake risk. Tulsa, OK? Tornado Alley.
by grennels
Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: Take down or traditional
Replies: 34
Views: 1067

Re: Take down or traditional

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/781942900

I have had one for years. Rock solid. Very light.
by grennels
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: The Coming Civil War
Replies: 314
Views: 10069

Re: The Coming Civil War

SPOILER ALERT Planning preps for a fantasy "civil war" won't increase ZS membership any more than killing Carl helped the Walking Dead's declining viewership . I was attracted to this site due to what I could learn from the storehouse of great threads that taught me about medicine, hands-on camping...
by grennels
Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Different kinds of flint for Zippo.
Replies: 4
Views: 462

Re: Different kinds of flint for Zippo.

And whenever you come across a dry butane lighter - tear it apart. There is LOTS of unused flint inside.
by grennels
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Jobs
Replies: 841
Views: 31052

Re: Robot Uprising - Or, what to do when AI Does All The Job

Wait till that thing wheels around and takes his hand off.
by grennels
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Help Me Choose a Daily BOV
Replies: 32
Views: 1413

Re: Help Me Choose a Daily BOV

Sopunds like you're looking more upscale/new but a cherry used Chevy Tracker would fit in the envelope.

Otherwise, Nissan XTerra?
by grennels
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Self-healing grids
Replies: 4
Views: 592

Re: Self-healing grids

Chattanooga has already got this covered.
by grennels
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Simplify 4x4 for BOV?
Replies: 28
Views: 1949

Re: Simplify 4x4 for BOV?

Those little Suzuki Samurais are pretty bare bones, cheap, have a lot of aftermarket support, and are supposedly pretty good offroad. https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQTYcmnvKPfF_-fd8w0nRLMkNR7TXbeYggSWIUXNyS6lTSEAZgAqg https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ1gY...
by grennels
Sat Nov 25, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: If you had to, how would you?
Replies: 27
Views: 2315

Re: If you had to, how would you?

Wouldn't steel plates spall?
by grennels
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: Cheerful little video
Replies: 12
Views: 888

Re: Cheerful little video

Would they really try to evacuate all large cities? That sounds like an almost impossible waste of time. Back in the early '70's I met the guy in charge of planning the evacuation of the island of Manhattan in the event of nuclear attack. I told him "I just crossed the George Washington Bridge at 5...
by grennels
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: The Firearm is Always Loaded!...
Replies: 14
Views: 1060

Re: The Firearm is Always Loaded!...

Negligent discharges happens! Do not let them happen to you. I am just going to leave this link to this cartoon this as a reminder. http://ftf-comics.com/?comic=mdb-fairies You should assume that M.D.B. fairies are real. That & ... There but for the grace of God go any of us. So repeat after me ... ...
by grennels
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Proctoclysis, austere alternative to IV
Replies: 72
Views: 11219

Re: Proctoclysis, austere alternative to IV

The State of Ohio Dept. of Corrections should read this thread. They just interrupted an execution attempt and postponed execution
for 1 1/2 years because they couldn't find a vein for IV.
by grennels
Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Several must read SCi-fi based Apocalyptic novels
Replies: 231
Views: 35875

Re: Several must read SCi-fi based Apocalyptic novels

It's been mentioned before but A Canticle for Liebowitz is awesome. It's hundreds of years after the fall of civilization and those who seek knowledge of the ancients try their best to preserve and understand the scraps left over. Even while living in a world of violence and ignorance it's quite fu...
by grennels
Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Your main folder/EDC?
Replies: 445
Views: 64932

Re: Your main folder/EDC?

Boondock wrote:Swiss Army Knife--the Recruit or Tinker model, $20.



Mine, too, except "Camper" model.

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