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by 101airborne
Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: WHHAAAAAAAAAASAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHH!@##UI!@#@@!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 713

Re: WHHAAAAAAAAAASAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHH!@##UI!@#@@!!!!

Surely hidden in the anals of the ZS forums, you have a few experienced trappers, hunters, and fishers ... I'm a little concerned about the fact that he wants to explore our "anals" :ohdear: :shock: :lol: Welcome aboard, twyggy! He's just trying to get us to look out for our health now. Welcome to ...
by 101airborne
Sun Mar 23, 2014 12:27 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: Month long mock SHTF
Replies: 33
Views: 3312

Re: Month long mock SHTF

slannesh wrote:Interested in hearing about it.

Especially the dried food being useless bit.
Me to maybe no water? WHY? after 5 days of heavy rain.
Maybe no way to catch the water? One of the most important starting preps IMHO is a way to collect and store water.
by 101airborne
Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:53 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Thinking about trading off my M-1 carbine-
Replies: 35
Views: 1935

Re: Thinking about trading off my M-1 carbine-

[quote="Viper shtf yes, it does have feeding issues. ?[/quote] That can be fixed. It may be something as simple as an alignment issue, or something. Have a friend that has one that wouldn't feed at all. Ended up having a burr on the bolt that caused it. After we fixed that it started feeding just fi...
by 101airborne
Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:49 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Thinking about trading off my M-1 carbine-
Replies: 35
Views: 1935

Re: Thinking about trading off my M-1 carbine-

[ Honestly don't make your decision solely based on ammo availability. With a stroke of a politicians pen, cheap overseas 7.62x39 can disappear, and an AK could be just as expensive to shoot as an M1 carbine. Already happening, Russian ammo won't be imported soon. There's plenty of x39 already not ...
by 101airborne
Tue Mar 18, 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Thinking about trading off my M-1 carbine-
Replies: 35
Views: 1935

Re: Thinking about trading off my M-1 carbine-

-I'm getting sick of being unable to find ammo, so I was thinking about putting it up for trade on Texas Gun Trader, maybe for an Ak, or some other semi auto, in a more powerful, easier to find caliber. Thoughts? viper.... wish we were closer. I'd trade you a couple of nice spare SKS's I've got for...
by 101airborne
Tue Mar 18, 2014 2:13 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Thinking about trading off my M-1 carbine-
Replies: 35
Views: 1935

Re: Thinking about trading off my M-1 carbine-

Mikeyboy wrote:[
Honestly don't make your decision solely based on ammo availability. With a stroke of a politicians pen, cheap overseas 7.62x39 can disappear, and an AK could be just as expensive to shoot as an M1 carbine.
Already happening, Russian ammo won't be imported soon.
by 101airborne
Thu Mar 13, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Are you prepped for a national power outage?
Replies: 77
Views: 7679

Re: Are you prepped for a national power outage?

Depending on how long term the outage is I guess. We have generators for emergency power, Mainly for winter weather or extremely hot weather. But could do without in a pinch as we have kerosene heaters for heat if we need them and enough fuel to last a few months. a couple of smaller solar set ups w...
by 101airborne
Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: Closest Call
Replies: 42
Views: 6871

Re: Closest Call

Lebanon in 1983 still carrying a couple pieces of lead from that. Nuf said
by 101airborne
Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:42 am
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: Awkard moments or negative responses while using your EDC!
Replies: 745
Views: 86330

Re:

elricfate wrote:If there are nukes, I hope to be vaporized while holding a glass of scotch.

Otherwise, I'm preparing for other issues.
Ya gotta add a good Cuban cigar to do it right!
by 101airborne
Tue Jan 28, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Cost of .22 in your area
Replies: 116
Views: 12301

Re: Cost of .22 in your area

Just found out today, A new to my side of town sporting goods store ( Buck and Jakes) has .22 ammo and right now plenty of in for sale $4.50 a box of 50. Still not a great price but better than it's been in a long time. Still a limit of 2 boxes. So I went in and got a couple. Saw they had the wise f...
by 101airborne
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:02 pm
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Sans Clip+ for music and FM in BOB
Replies: 12
Views: 1713

Re: Sans Clip+ for music and FM in BOB

[quote="raistlin LOL Be sure to Rockbox it if you want to maximize battery life. The Rockbox firmware is more efficient than the stock Sansa firmware and sucks less battery power. Also, there is a contrast setting with Rockbox under the LCD Settings that lets you turn the screen brightness down.[/qu...
by 101airborne
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:41 am
Forum: Handguns
Topic: Scary experience, help me pick a revolver as an office gun?
Replies: 78
Views: 5280

Re: Scary experience, help me pick a revolver as an office g

[quote="Merovech #1: Smith and Wesson or Colt, maybe a Dan Wesson? (Not into Ruger Revolvers (style choice), and I wont buy a Taurus) #2: Sub $1000, used is fine. My first inclination was of course a python, but the cost is... prohibitive to say the least. .[/quote] Mero...... local gun shop has use...
by 101airborne
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:35 am
Forum: Family Prep
Topic: Suggestions
Replies: 29
Views: 2915

Re: Suggestions

ZombieGranny wrote:#1. Diapers.
While not for babies, tampons and feminine pads as well besides their normal uses all three can be also used as trauma items in your first aid supplies. The tampons can also be used in several other was. Tinder for starting a fire for one.
by 101airborne
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Sans Clip+ for music and FM in BOB
Replies: 12
Views: 1713

Re: Sans Clip+ for music and FM in BOB

@%$#& **%$#@ people quit showing me all the COOL TOYS!!! After the reviews here and checking out the links about it I looked and found a blue one in 4gb on amazon for $20 with free shipping. Looks like I'm adding another item to my maxpedition EDC bag.
by 101airborne
Fri Jan 24, 2014 2:55 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: WWYD if your BoL was compromised?
Replies: 18
Views: 1368

Re: WWYD if your BoL was compromised?

Depends on which one. Outside our BIL we have a primary BOL as well as 3 alternate ones. Unless someone decides to set up a tent at the primary I can't see an issue there as the odds of someone locating what's there is pretty well imposible. Even my family (other than the wife) doesn't even know wha...
by 101airborne
Tue Jan 14, 2014 3:18 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: The Pre-pack ready-to-go BOB - your thoughts?
Replies: 54
Views: 2986

Re: The Pre-pack ready-to-go BOB - your thoughts?

While not a fan of any "one size (type) fits all" product, something is better than nothing I guess. While I myself would want only about 1/2 of the items on your content list because the rest really don't fit my needs it may be almost perfect for someone else. While I have no knowledge about some o...
by 101airborne
Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Is there something as "too big" and when ??
Replies: 33
Views: 2257

Re: Is there something as "too big" and when ??

I think a 50bmg would be super duper low on my list of survival goods, but if it's the end of the world or Red Dawn or something it could have its place, mostly as an anti material rifle. Yeah not to mention heavy as he## and expensive to shoot. Several years ago I bought a Barrett .50 from a frien...
by 101airborne
Sun Jan 05, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: You just lost your Bug Out Bag
Replies: 23
Views: 3083

Re: You just lost your Bug Out Bag

under the two "reasons" for losing my bag posted at first, stolen from under me while sleeping OR stolen at gunpoint, Well I couldn't be pissed because if I let either happen the I deserve to lose it. But in all honesty I don't see either one happening and I'm still alive. I don't claim to being a b...
by 101airborne
Tue Dec 31, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: Family Prep
Topic: Convincing spouse you're not nuts for prepping...
Replies: 56
Views: 8177

Re: Convincing spouse you're not nuts for prepping...

My suggestion is to start small. My wife thinks the idea of prepping much of anything is creepy and/or a waste of resources. . I agree with Beo here, my wife was much the same as his and is still a bit like your she doesn't really like my weapons but is coming around to realize they are a tool to u...
by 101airborne
Tue Dec 31, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Help me find a book?
Replies: 4
Views: 567

Re: Help me find a book?

So I was contacted on another forum about an old book. It sounds like a bit of a unicorn, including info on many subjects all specific to rural medicine. It covered topics like minor medical procedures like drilling and filling cavities. It also went over strange things like blowing glass for med b...
by 101airborne
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2014 Prepping Goals
Replies: 76
Views: 7637

Re: 2014 Prepping Goals

Zombie309 wrote: Finding a 250-500 gallon water tank for my back yard.
Wish you lived closer. I can get the 350 gallon "cubes" here free. picked up 5 clean safe ones in the last month.
by 101airborne
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Lack of lead.
Replies: 65
Views: 3716

Re: Lack of lead.

If you look for a local recycler/metals dealer you can generally buy wheel weights, and other scrap lead. There is ample lead supply available; Lead is fairly common mineral deposit. The problem is the environmental issues associated with producing it. I have a friend that owns a chain of local tir...
by 101airborne
Fri Dec 20, 2013 9:24 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2014 Prepping Goals
Replies: 76
Views: 7637

Re: 2014 Prepping Goals

Part of next years goals is in the works now..... adding an additional 75 acres to the BOL we already have. add a couple of long range HAM radios for our vehicles increase our food ( LTS) by another 3 months add a better water filter for the house add a .308 to my weapons get a solar set up for the ...
by 101airborne
Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Private security during SHTF scenarios
Replies: 27
Views: 3257

Re: Private security during SHTF scenarios

The thing to remember about mercs is that they only work as long as they're getting paid, and so long as the compensation is worth the danger. If I were gonna hire security, I'd wanna make sure they could do something besides just shoot. Agreed plus by description MOST "mercaneries" will work for a...

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