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by jor-el
Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: 20 Volt Multi-Tool Sets: Opinions and Experiences
Replies: 41
Views: 875

Re: 20 Volt Multi-Tool Sets: Opinions and Experiences

Did you know PC also makes 20v Lithium Max Nail guns?

by jor-el
Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: 20 Volt Multi-Tool Sets: Opinions and Experiences
Replies: 41
Views: 875

Re: 20 Volt Multi-Tool Sets: Opinions and Experiences

During the week that issue of the HF/Bauer stopping after "extended" use finally came up. We've been doing wood laminate flooring for our upstairs hallway and we used the Bauer jigsaw to fit panels to existing molding and door frames. During an especially long detail cut, the saw cut off; stopped 3/...
by jor-el
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Axe for survival
Replies: 12
Views: 542

Re: Axe for survival

A fancier handle if you prefer from Hardcore Hammers:
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by jor-el
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Axe for survival
Replies: 12
Views: 542

Re: Axe for survival

https://c.shld.net/rpx/i/s/i/spin/10079817/prod_19504802012?hei=416&wid=416&op_sharpen=1 Apart from it being occasionally on sale at 11.99 apiece, what's wrong with this? I bought 4 at that price a few years ago, which approximates the cost of a Woods Chogan Tomahawk. No, they do not come razor sha...
by jor-el
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: 20 Volt Multi-Tool Sets: Opinions and Experiences
Replies: 41
Views: 875

Re: 20 Volt Multi-Tool Sets: Opinions and Experiences

https://emailtuna.com/images/newsletter/db/dbf420629487cfb68e2bc573781a354f.jpg or https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DYxtjP7U0AAasu5.jpg Is a 1/4 impact driver that useful? So long as it can work on passenger car lug nuts I suppose... An angle grinder is kind of useful. Often need to cut metal stuff that...
by jor-el
Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: 20 Volt Multi-Tool Sets: Opinions and Experiences
Replies: 41
Views: 875

Re: 20 Volt Multi-Tool Sets: Opinions and Experiences

So far haves used both the hammer drill/driver and jigsaw in a bedroom renovation involving laminated wood floor tiles. Maybe 2-4 running hours inter-spaced with plenty of time for cool-downs. So far no tool failures.
by jor-el
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: 20 Volt Multi-Tool Sets: Opinions and Experiences
Replies: 41
Views: 875

Re: 20 Volt Multi-Tool Sets: Opinions and Experiences

First item of the new kit: https://images.milled.com/2017-08-24/Xa_EhSf4yJ1Knw7n/Sqt4oz09KMEV.jpg The price of a hammer drill module from B+D or Sears or a used one off Ebay would be more than this and not include a battery and charger. BTW, battery NOT compatible with the Bolt-On/Matrix Here's the ...
by jor-el
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: 20 Volt Multi-Tool Sets: Opinions and Experiences
Replies: 41
Views: 875

20 Volt Multi-Tool Sets: Opinions and Experiences

Over the years while in the bag (uniformed service)there was a frequent need to deal with mundane tasks that involved the careful application of power tools. Securing doors and windows in the aftermath of burglaries, for example, or setting up command posts at various field locations. Now, in the pa...
by jor-el
Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Exterior Door Security
Replies: 8
Views: 363

Re: Exterior Door Security

Pretty close. I should have mentioned there was a ladder the owner said wasn't his in the back near where the broken safe was. Casual observer could see through the bay windows a glass front liquor cabinet and display cases for various ornaments as well as the wall mount for a 65 inch TV. You should...
by jor-el
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: What blades (and other weapons) are legal in NY and NYC? Leatherman?
Replies: 18
Views: 491

Re: What blades (and other weapons) are legal in NY and NYC? Leatherman?

Living in NYC since 1988. Honestly, things have gotten a bit better since 2013. But not by a huge amount. Want to carry a knife? Get a medium sized Swiss Army knife without a locking main blade. Carry it concealed. Or, carry a multi-tool in which the blades cannot be accessed from the outside of th...
by jor-el
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Exterior Door Security
Replies: 8
Views: 363

Re: Exterior Door Security

There was a burg I responded to mebbe 2011. Chinese couple just moved in 6 months prior, corner house. Big bay windows ground floor. Glass windowed front and side doors. Separate garage. 10-15 feet yard around house, no fence. 2nd floor main bedroom opens to a rooftop patio. Owner did not find out h...
by jor-el
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Exterior Door Security
Replies: 8
Views: 363

Re: Exterior Door Security

You should read up on common burglaries. A lot of homes are broken into from the front/side door, or a forced ground floor window. In the case of apartments, the issue of limits on how much you can do to the door/windows is a big reason for break-ins. 2 things you may want to do; if permitted to do ...
by jor-el
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: Dealing with Someone Like This
Replies: 11
Views: 465

Re: Dealing with Someone Like This

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ny- ... story.html

Yay. instant full time status, even for new hires.
by jor-el
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: Dealing with Someone Like This
Replies: 11
Views: 465

Dealing with Someone Like This

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cb/El_Chapo.jpg Nice quiet job, they said. Federal pay and bennies, they said. Air conditioned work environment, they said. I have nothing to compare him to. His organization dwarfs the gangs of The Joker, The Penguin and Black Mask combined. He may ...
by jor-el
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: What blades (and other weapons) are legal in NY and NYC? Leatherman?
Replies: 18
Views: 491

Re: What blades (and other weapons) are legal in NY and NYC? Leatherman?

Considering this is the state whose governor is trying to ban or disallow the NRA in any form, and is the only state I know that bans machetes if used as a weapon, I can't say with certainty that any formal weapon other than a proper pistol with ammo is an acceptable weapon in the eyes of New York's...
by jor-el
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Impulse; Youtube TV
Replies: 0
Views: 259

Impulse; Youtube TV



Has an X-Men feel. A six part mini-series.
by jor-el
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 193
Views: 13107

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

Stercutus wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:18 pm
At least they are not digging the bodies up looking for valuables in the coffins. Yet.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... -my-family
More likely digging up bones for soup.
by jor-el
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: The Coming Civil War
Replies: 227
Views: 6822

Re: The Coming Civil War

New York presents a number of special challenges due to both the city and state government intent to publicly oppose the Federal government. The only way to avoid involvement in that battle of titans is several hundred miles of distance. The secondary war between NY and its own police is a whole oth...
by jor-el
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Ask ZS
Topic: Is the End Nigh?
Replies: 95
Views: 3236

Re: Is the End Nigh?

I was originally referred to this place from AR15.com. They didn't have an outdoors/survival forum in 2003 but they do now. https://www.ar15.com/forums/outdoors/ Been spending a lot of time here lately, as a current fan of the Ruger Mini. https://www.perfectunion.com/vb/ Most of my activity is on lo...
by jor-el
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Ask ZS
Topic: Is the End Nigh?
Replies: 95
Views: 3236

Re: Is the End Nigh?

Hacknarok again? Would kind of hate to lose this place again. A lot of my police career is contained in my early posts, with all the relevant data on weaponry mixed within along with heavily edited politics. You should have read the PM arguments I had with Kyle over the forum's direction and "percei...
by jor-el
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Zombie Survival/Combat Simulations
Topic: Fallout 76
Replies: 11
Views: 553

Re: Fallout 76

I admit, the vanilla game is a little lacking in drama, and its resolution worse, but the beauty is in the fan made mods. Rumor has it, backed by lore elements, this game is going to be a lot of grinding. Vault 76 is supposed to be the first to open, so very little stuff to salvage or settlements to...
by jor-el
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: The Expanse; Syfy Series
Replies: 39
Views: 3120

Re: The Expanse; Syfy Series

No need to get your nads in a airlock seam. Amazon Prime to the rescue. http://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-saved-the-expanse-after-george-rr-martin-contacted-jeff-bezos-2018-6?r=UK&IR=T https://www.geekwire.com/2018/amazon-studios-chief-recounts-jeff-bezos-dinnertime-push-save-expanse/ https://de...

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