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by TacAir
Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Kilauea Slowly Erupts
Replies: 12
Views: 560

Re: Kilauea Slowly Erupts

From this http://khnl.images.worldnow.com/images/16936646_G.jpg?auto=webp&disable=upscale&width=800&lastEditedDate=20180612223258 to this https://amrank.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Hawaii-volcano-eruption-Residents-build-tiny-houses-for-evacuees-780x405.jpg Donated materials Donated Labor (Union...
by TacAir
Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: The Coming Civil War
Replies: 146
Views: 2023

Re: The Coming Civil War

"The New Civil War" or CWII" - this is getting a lot of exposure in various web places in the last year. I don't see a "Civil War" per se - that is to say "an armed conflict between well defined groups". Please note my use of the word "Armed". It may not matter.... To be a bit more precise - James F...
by TacAir
Thu May 10, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Communications
Topic: budget QRP rig
Replies: 5
Views: 856

Re: budget QRP rig

UPDATE on low cost SSB rigs The folks that brought you the uBITX 40Meter rig now have the new BITX all band rig. $109 all up. You need to find or make your own case. 10 watts. Full documentation to include the Aurdino software for the VFO/BFO. CAn do CW as well. http://www.hfsignals.com/ CS series n...
by TacAir
Mon May 07, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: JeeperCreeper wants to move. Help him.
Replies: 25
Views: 684

Re: JeeperCreeper wants to move. Help him.

Check in with the folks at Providence Hosp - Seward. Last I checked for a buddy that's a PA, they included a place to live as part of the 'pay package'.
by TacAir
Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Communications
Topic: Traill Friendly radios, new stuff 3/31/18, MFJ has You Kits
Replies: 94
Views: 12169

Re: Traill Friendly radios - new content 9/1/17 QRP SSB 15W

Well, will wonders ever cease? I see now that MFJ has a You Kits tab on their main website. The folks at Vibroplex ( the only US dealer) have posted a note that as Feb 2018 they no longer carry or have anything to do with You Kits. I had wondered why the sudden and seemingly unexplained break. This ...
by TacAir
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Root Cellar/Long Term Bulk Storrage
Replies: 11
Views: 303

Re: Root Cellar/Long Term Bulk Storrage

My FIL took an old freezer, pulled the door seal, lack and handle. After removing the compressor and heat exchanger, he drilled several holes in the "back'. I was buried 'face up' in the back yard next to the garden. When vegetables were stored, the top was covered with straw for added insulation. C...
by TacAir
Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Off-Grid "castle"
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: Off-Grid "castle"

The castle lies 35 miles south of Goldfield, Nevada, near State Route 267 and Scottys Junction on Hwy 95. The road is kept open and is travelable by all vehicles, except maybe a low sports cars. Call ahead for tour times and road condition http://www.hardluckcastle.com/index.html Life on a different...
by TacAir
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Youtube to ban videos promoting sales/manufacture of guns
Replies: 32
Views: 1066

Re: Youtube to ban videos promoting sales/manufacture of gun

The times, they are a changing. The folks at a certain photo sharing site decided to start charging $100s for use of the hot linking. The folks of UToob, have to decided to cut off a large customer segment. How this will play out is hard to say, but count on other site upping their restrictions....
by TacAir
Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Maryland highschool shooter dies after exchange with officer
Replies: 15
Views: 749

Re: Maryland highschool shooter dies after exchange with off

Hey - Mass media.

DO NOT name the dead shooter.

Refer to the cat as the "Formerly living freak" or some such.

To do otherwise is to encourage copycats....
by TacAir
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Too Close for Comfort
Replies: 12
Views: 620

Re: Too Close for Comfort

Scary indeed. I was sitting in a barracks in Bolixi MS watching it rain fish from a nearby tornado.
by TacAir
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Trailer Living; What to Know?
Replies: 24
Views: 799

Re: Trailer Living; What to Know?

https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/72859/images/metal-rv-carports.jpg?t=1520452907546 https://www.thegarageplanshop.com/userfiles/photos/135635075756fa9bc514668.jpg Covered storage with bath on the side. Good luck, I lived in a 19 foot trailer. For just me - and working all day - it was fine. Please note...
by TacAir
Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Ran for my life out of the woods.
Replies: 19
Views: 1324

Re: Ran for my life out of the woods.

Looks like a hard hat is now required for winter camping....

Thanks for the post.
by TacAir
Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Building a Bug Out Cart for fun and profit
Replies: 40
Views: 4829

Re: Building a Bug Out Cart for fun and profit

Thanks for the pics.

Would shifting the rack/bags 'back' - toward you - make it more stable?
by TacAir
Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Food and Water estimates
Replies: 8
Views: 585

Re: Food and Water estimates

" long enough that scavenging will be able to bring in a survivible amount. " May I strongly suggest that this statement in your OP is an outright admission of utter failure in your nascent planning? Unless you live in a high-rise apt, you should start a garden - something simple - like carrots, rad...
by TacAir
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: bicycle field repair kit
Replies: 9
Views: 522

Re: bicycle field repair kit

I carry one of these http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_2zrKb3W_Jig/Se9MGMjF8TI/AAAAAAAAAUU/iO3o7DRuW8M/s320/Cool_Tool.jpg set of plastic tire levers, a new tube, a Zefal pump - I run 100PSI tires, so the Zefal is a musty have. A chain tool and several spare link sets and pins http://i1.adis.ws/i/washford/27...
by TacAir
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Zombie Combat Tactics
Topic: Any writers in here?
Replies: 7
Views: 813

Re: Any writers in here?

Writers that produce 'on spec' (on speculation that their work will be purchased) rarely get an hourly rate. That is why I asked about the per word rate.

Thanks for the reply.

Good luck
by TacAir
Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: DUNDEE Trailer
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Re: DUNDEE Trailer

Fake moive ad

It is a tourism ad campaign

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKXDS-sia70
by TacAir
Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Current Doomsday Clock - 2 Minute Warning
Replies: 13
Views: 625

Re: Current Doomsday Clock - 2 Minute Warning

We need to avoid the politics of this. IMO we are no closer to Dooms day today than we were last year. We are not at a Cuban Missile Crisis stage. We are are not even at point equal to the aftermath of Flight KAL 007. Neither of which altered the severity of the threat level of the clock. Someone, ...
by TacAir
Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Zombie Combat Tactics
Topic: Any writers in here?
Replies: 7
Views: 813

Re: Any writers in here?

:( No one? Uhh, takers of just what ??? I'm a published writer. Have been for years. You neglected to mention rates... What do you pay and how? per article, per word and so on. Check, cash or M/O? I suspect that once you make an offer, folks will reply - otherwise, your posts are just so much SPAM....
by TacAir
Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: MSR XGK series of stoves
Replies: 17
Views: 814

Re: MSR XGK series of stoves

I bought my MSR-XGK in Spokane in 1978. Killer stove. The older stvoes actually put out more heat that the newer models. https://thesummitregister.com/evolution-msr-xgk-ex-stove/ pics of the evolution. https://www.wildsnow.com/2548/msr-xgk-ex-test-review/ Old vs new for heat output. "The new model i...
by TacAir
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Rohingya ethnic cleansing/refugee crisis
Replies: 7
Views: 496

Re: Rohingya ethnic cleansing/refugee crisis

Often times there are two sides to every 'story' i n the mass meida. Sep 27, 2017 - Soldiers say they are still searching for another 48 missing Hindus who are feared dead after the discovery of mass graves in Rakhine state containing skeletal remains, including of women and children. Army chiefs sa...
by TacAir
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: COOL IMAGES,,, WHAT IF ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1361

Re: COOL IMAGES,,, WHAT IF ?

The likelihood of NAZI Germany prevailing in WW-2 was remote. The invasion plan as outlined above stood zero chance of prevailing for a variety of reasons including but not limited to its reliance on "5th columnists" and Japanese success in war in the Pacific. The only way an invasion would succeed...
by TacAir
Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Sheltering in your car...
Replies: 22
Views: 966

Re: Sheltering in your car...

Seems like today, a lot of folks are living in their cars (auto vagabond) because they wish to vice must by having no choice. Scope out these folks https://subaruvagabond.com/about/living-setup/ https://snowbrains.com/how-i-survived-the-winter-living-in-my-subaru-forester/ https://www.reddit.com/r/v...
by TacAir
Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Sheltering in your car...
Replies: 22
Views: 966

Re: Sheltering in your car...

Cardboard for floor insulation. Your feet will thank you. AM/FM/Weather band radio that runs on a single battery. Like the SONY SRF-M35W. Flashlight or headlamp. 3 lb coffee can w/lid. use it store a roll of TP - and you can cook/boil water in it. Cost? Zip. A home-made soda can alcohol burner No c...

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