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by bgnad
Fri May 16, 2008 9:53 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: Being prepared pays off...I stopped a fire today EDIT w/ pic
Replies: 26
Views: 1999

Good Job!!

+1 on the response! See! All this paranoia pays off 8) Tip on the fire extinguishers. Now this is not approved boys and girls so I cannot publicly advocate that any one else do this. However, now that the disclaimer is out of the way, if you can find one of the old "Type A" pressurized water fire ex...
by bgnad
Thu May 08, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Where have I read about something like this before?????
Replies: 13
Views: 1185

Re: bonanacrom

AwPhuch wrote:
Shmerlin wrote:
bonanacrom wrote:The end is near!
Nigh....
Ni!
Bring me a shrubbery! :D
by bgnad
Thu May 08, 2008 12:09 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Where have I read about something like this before?????
Replies: 13
Views: 1185

and just think this year the Olympics will be there. That is one heck of a way to spread a world pandemic. Lets get representatives from every country in the world together and let them get infected. I think it was Tom Clancy who wrote a book about a terror plot to spread a slow acting bio-warfare ...
by bgnad
Wed May 07, 2008 10:35 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Fuel truck driver carjacked
Replies: 22
Views: 1173

Diesel at about $4.29 now, isn't it? try $21,450 The company I work for now does software for fuel/propane delivery trucks. In South Africa they have a problem with people getting on the tankers on the road and extracting fuel while the truck is in motion!! we spent some time working on a product th...
by bgnad
Wed May 07, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Advanced Weapons Training
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

Amen Brother. I am hoping to work my way up to the classes where they actually shoot you with the simulition stuff if you get beat in the simulation. *that's* good training 8-) But that is the advanced stuff and it will take a while to build up to that (time and money, the two great limiters) -Bubba...
by bgnad
Mon May 05, 2008 9:20 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Advanced Weapons Training
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

Shooting is a perishable skill and one class without continued training is useless, I don't give a crap how intense it is. This is one of the more salient points I've seen in here, believe this. Bloody Right! I know that when I wait too long between trips, it takes me about 100 rounds to start gett...
by bgnad
Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:22 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: UT Austin Student - Gun on Campus "Had Mission"
Replies: 19
Views: 1190

I just read "On Combat" and it references "The Gift of Fear" extensively. Says good things about it too. -Bubba Nearly all the school shootings had people who knew about someone's actions and never reported it. Most of them could have been stopped had one person made that call. The sad part is getti...
by bgnad
Fri Apr 25, 2008 11:15 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Eerily reminiscent of the Gulf of Tonkin...
Replies: 25
Views: 1461

No. Iran will up its support of Al-Sadr and Shiite rebels in Iraq. More US soldiers will die. Iran is simply not ready for a conflict w/ the US. Terrorism and oil production are about their only effective means of retaliation If we can prove it, we'll silently wipe out some target vital to the Iran...
by bgnad
Fri Apr 25, 2008 11:09 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Advanced Weapons Training
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

19kilo wrote:Qi'd a table eight course with a 800 distinguished? If only it wasn't with an M1A1
Is it hard to get a CCW to cover one of those?? :)
by bgnad
Fri Apr 25, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Advanced Weapons Training
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

Robot wrote:My Manager and his Director served on the same Army Special Forces team. They have given me quite a few pointers.
Are you by any chance heading from west to east at the moment?

I seem to have lost something.

-Brian
by bgnad
Fri Apr 25, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Advanced Weapons Training
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

Got some good rifle training at the US Army Infantry school, got some decent handgun training at the police range. Have looked into frontsight, I bought a course certificate for $100 bucks on line, and plan on attending the 4 day handgun course this year. One of my brothers in law just went to Fron...
by bgnad
Thu Apr 24, 2008 6:17 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Ok, REALISTICALLY what are you really preparing for
Replies: 138
Views: 9458

Re: I group by type and then likelyhood myself.

Going by type 1) Natural Causes Here in Tulsa it is a given that there will be a storm of some sort that takes out the power, at the very least once a decade. This could be an ice storm (just did that) a sever thunder storm (and I have to replace my roof after the one we just had). I know people wh...
by bgnad
Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Advanced Weapons Training
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

I recently went to a 2 day advanced pistol training session in Southeast Missouri at a facility called Point Blank Training. It was excellent, and their prices are considerably less than FrontSite or GunSite. http://www.pointblanktraining.net/ I have a full review of my training in the works but I ...
by bgnad
Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Advanced Weapons Training
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

I just got back from a tactical shooting / defensive tactics course and not only is there a ton of value in it but it was the by far some of best training the military has ever sent me to. It was also a hell of a lot of fun. :twisted: Great! Can you tell us where they sent you? Was it one of the pr...
by bgnad
Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:36 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Ice age!
Replies: 10
Views: 695

The problem with this piece, I read it earlier today and have been thinking about it, is that his reasons are based on science that has been either debunked or held as non-primary for the reasons behind Global Warming by a variety of sources. Also, while he is a physicist, he's also only made the s...
by bgnad
Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:28 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Going to Mexico for fuel.
Replies: 13
Views: 762

When I was listening to the radio while in New York last week, the governer was annoucining his intention to suspend the state's gas tax for the summer to slow the inevatible price increases. The head spokesmen for AAA said that this was good as 0% of the tax dollars for gas end up being put into t...
by bgnad
Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:23 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: This is a disaster I'd never considered
Replies: 35
Views: 1915

coyotes and possums

Don't have much of a cat problem here, but we do have trouble with coyotes and possums. The coyote problem is so bad the every couple of years city animal control sends out professionals to put out traps and my younger daughter does not like to be out of the house after dark unless I am with her and...
by bgnad
Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: We went looking for some white rice today and found...
Replies: 111
Views: 6552

cans go forever. :idea: Hmm, I thought even cans only had a one or two year shelf life? Perhaps I'm wrong but another disadvantage I can think of is rust. I recently had to throw out a bunch of cans recently because there was rust along the rim. I'm not saying canned food is worthless, but there ar...
by bgnad
Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Advanced Weapons Training
Replies: 42
Views: 2637

Advanced Weapons Training

I am putting this here rather than in the guns section because the topic is training to use the weapons rather than the weapons them selves. I am sure that many of you have heard of The Front Sight Firearms Training Institute (in Nevada) or of Gunsight (in Arizona) or of BlackWater USA (I think in F...
by bgnad
Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:50 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Ok, REALISTICALLY what are you really preparing for
Replies: 138
Views: 9458

I group by type and then likelyhood myself.

Going by type 1) Natural Causes Here in Tulsa it is a given that there will be a storm of some sort that takes out the power, at the very least once a decade. This could be an ice storm (just did that) a sever thunder storm (and I have to replace my roof after the one we just had). I know people who...
by bgnad
Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: Discussion on avoiding kidnap/rape
Replies: 183
Views: 13138

I study Law and have read, written, and researched a large amount on this subject. I think its important to note here that a large percentage of people who carry knives and other weapons without extensive training often end up having their weapon used against them. .......(The Rest Clipped by Bgnad...
by bgnad
Tue Mar 25, 2008 10:48 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: Your scariest experience ever
Replies: 242
Views: 51405

:shock: I had managed to blank out those memories until just now. :( It's been twenty years since I've had that, and I can still taste the fear recalling it :( Despite every other frightening event I've been through, experiencing sleep paralysis is probably the most frightening thing ever, in my opi...
by bgnad
Sat Mar 08, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: BIO5 Researcher Identifies Cities at Risk for Bioterrorism
Replies: 22
Views: 1395

8) Yep! You should have heard the guys from New York B*tching about that one :D -Bubba Tulsa, OK. is shown as yellow, but in the last big round of bio-terror exercises, we came out (IIRC) with the second to the highest response score in the nation (Kansas beat us, believe it or not). -Bubba I believ...
by bgnad
Wed Mar 05, 2008 11:07 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: GETTING THE STUFF YOU NEED
Replies: 1378
Views: 140854

Ok,
I've got to ask.
Are you melting those things down and casting your own bullets or what?

-Bubba
milesdzyn wrote:Picked up about 100lbs of tire weights for free from a tire shop. Never hurts to ask for stuff.

Miles

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