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by JackBauer
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Fishing lures out of junk - taken to new heights.
Replies: 1
Views: 1392

Re: Fishing lures out of junk - taken to new heights.

Pretty f'ing cool.
I remember when we were kids we used old school tin can pull tabs tied above the hook to catch snappers. Actually anything shiny worked on those dum ass fish.
by JackBauer
Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Breachpen - High Temp Cutting/Welding
Replies: 9
Views: 2106

Re: Breachpen - High Temp Cutting/Welding

Cool but couple important question. How long does it take to cut chain if you don't have someone putting a bunch of tension on it?
I couldn't get the audio. Did the mention what grade steel chain it was?
by JackBauer
Mon May 21, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: "The Rain" on Netflix
Replies: 8
Views: 1372

Re: "The Rain" on Netflix

Watched three episodes with my teen daughter. She and I like it so far.
Agree there's predictability and some general plot nonsense. But it has great cinematography and good production/sets.
by JackBauer
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: First Aid
Topic: First aid kit for a dog?
Replies: 13
Views: 2429

Re: First aid kit for a dog?

Benadryl - for bee stings or loud noises Curlix wrap and some gauze bandages One of those socks the dryer didn't eat Muzzle (not really a first aid item - but might be necessary to render aid) Tweezers or tick tool Pliers (think fishing hook) Hydrogen peroxide (to cause vomit - NOT wound cleansing)...
by JackBauer
Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Alternatives to Chapstick?
Replies: 23
Views: 1725

Re: Alternatives to Chapstick?

moab wrote:
JackBauer wrote:Carmex is great, I carry some in my car and bugout bags.
Do they make one that doesn't make your lips burn? To much menthol for me.
yes they have lots of plain ones, in different carry formats, tins, tubes, applicators.
by JackBauer
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Alternatives to Chapstick?
Replies: 23
Views: 1725

Re: Alternatives to Chapstick?

Carmex is great, I carry some in my car and bugout bags.
by JackBauer
Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: "Here Alone" on Netflix!
Replies: 9
Views: 673

Re: "Here Alone" on Netflix!

This was good. Great cinematography, interesting story. Easy to forgive any plot holes..
by JackBauer
Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Pulk Sled Hot Tenting Sub Zero Winter Adventure.
Replies: 13
Views: 1316

Re: Pulk Sled Hot Tenting Sub Zero Winter Adventure.

Pure gold..even without the awesome kielbasa and lentil soup!
by JackBauer
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Communications
Topic: Busted electronics, what's in your repair kit?
Replies: 6
Views: 2120

Re: Busted electronics, what's in your repair kit?

Great topic. Assuming you can not quickly and inexpensively replace the failed electronic device, its nice being able to repair the most common failure modes. Having had repaired high end consumer audio and video equipment for 7 years in the way back when: number one failure mode for majority of the...
by JackBauer
Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Zombie Survival/Combat Simulations
Topic: What are you playing?
Replies: 829
Views: 74271

Re: What are you playing?

The new "DOOM" and Everquest.
by JackBauer
Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Survivalist - Netflix.
Replies: 6
Views: 622

Re: Survivalist - Netflix.

Saw it in the theatre a while back, it's a great movie.
by JackBauer
Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Bushwick - SHTF/Civil War II Movie
Replies: 53
Views: 3647

Re: Bushwick - SHTF/Civil War II Movie

Started to watch free on Netflix.
Plot and subplots ridiculous, lost interest about 1/4 way thru and shut it off before ending.
by JackBauer
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Stranger Things 1 and 2
Replies: 18
Views: 2298

Re: Stranger Things 1 and 2

Enjoyed the show and 80's theme immensely. Just need to forgive some of the plot faults and anachronisms...
Great atmosphere...
I remember dreading any encounters with mindflayers on the early 90's Dungeons and Dragons pc games..dam Mob was way too Uber..
by JackBauer
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Best keychain flashlight
Replies: 31
Views: 6788

Re: Best keychain flashlight

Needs More keychain reviews. And deals. The holidays approach. Nitecore TIP CRI https://www.gearbest.com/led-flashlights/pp_434466.html Make sure you elect the Nichia emitter option and use coupon code NichiaNT to get price down to $16.99. Order now and you should be safe for the holidays. Unless y...
by JackBauer
Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: How Do You Rate These Items in Importance?
Replies: 25
Views: 4985

Re: How Do You Rate These Items in Importance?

- Wallet/billfold with this item I can easily replace/acquire all the other items on the list
- keys
- Other Item-Knife
- Cell Phone
- CCW would be higher but live in NJ :?

Cell phone and knife are actually tied.
by JackBauer
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Best keychain flashlight
Replies: 31
Views: 6788

Re: Best keychain flashlight

Another vote for the Nitecore tube from gearbest. The USB jack is awesome for a top off on the charge.
by JackBauer
Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: I built a woodshed this Summer
Replies: 13
Views: 3401

Re: I built a woodshed this Summer

Great job!
by JackBauer
Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Ballin on a Budget Bag... Gimme ideas
Replies: 56
Views: 5647

Re: Ballin on a Budget Bag... Gimme ideas

Osprey and Gregory make great lines of backpacks, excellent value at reasonable prices. get 'em at REI when there's a 25-40% sale.
by JackBauer
Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Jericho
Replies: 27
Views: 1319

Re: Jericho

+1 to OP

we binged Jericho last year, great show just need to overlook some of the ridiculous moments as several indicated..
by JackBauer
Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Handguns
Topic: .22LR for your keychain - Lifecard
Replies: 23
Views: 3154

Re: .22LR for your keychain - Lifecard

Link wants to install an app.

Interesting idea, but total gimmick imho :clownshoes:
by JackBauer
Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Children's Toys in the EOTWAWKI.
Replies: 47
Views: 8034

Re: Children's Toys in the EOTWAWKI.

Personal favorite, Large cardboard boxes..if any still around in the PAW.

For inner city kids customizing empty refrigerator boxes into multi room forts was bliss..
by JackBauer
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New York Magazine Doomsday article
Replies: 39
Views: 2824

Re: New York Magazine Doomsday article

My biggest take away from it is that the amount of pollutants in the atmosphere are increasing. In quantities greater than "X" adverse effects begin. Those close to the climate change issue will even falsely dramatize well known, validated, quantifiable and observed effects to get try to scare peop...
by JackBauer
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New York Magazine Doomsday article
Replies: 39
Views: 2824

Re: New York Magazine Doomsday article

Interesting read. Thanks Jack. Also, for the Scientists that challenge the magazine story: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/07/12/scientists-challenge-magazine-story-about-uninhabitable-earth/?utm_term=.5a6c92b478b8 I tend to stay in a concerned mindset somewhere in th...
by JackBauer
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: New York Magazine Doomsday article
Replies: 39
Views: 2824

New York Magazine Doomsday article

Interesting Doomsday article in the current edition of New York. I don't subscribe to the mag but Read the whole thing while purchasing some books at the Barnes and Noble. The cover art had grabbed me. Basically about global warming and discusses the daisy chain of related events that would/will unf...

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