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by Halfapint
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 1031
Views: 43901

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

10+ people have died in King County, dozens have come down with it because of lax PPE rules to start. The center of this is a long term care facility. King county has purchased a motel to set up and use as a quarantine center as well as purchasing trailers and setting them up in south Seattle. The m...
by Halfapint
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: All Things COVID-19
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 1031
Views: 43901

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

Well, I live in the Seattle area. Sooooooooo it’s interesting. Also working for an airline, with a fiancé that is a flight attendant.
by Halfapint
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Family Prep
Topic: The Poor Man’s Prepping
Replies: 736
Views: 107762

Re: The Poor Man’s Prepping

I've read from numerous credible sources that a strong household bleach solution (1/4 cup per gallon of water) is generally effective at killing viruses on hard, non-porous surfaces. But I haven't found anything on its efficacy against viruses on porous, soft surfaces. Still, a bleach solution in a...
by Halfapint
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Eats and Drinks
Topic: I want to spend $100 on rice, black beans and...? Need help locating it.
Replies: 30
Views: 1750

Re: I want to spend $100 on rice, black beans and...? Need help locating it.

Living in Cali you should have lots of Mexican and Asian marts. We have Hmart up here I bought 2 bags of 50# rice for less than $30. Pinto beans at the Mexican mart were even cheaper. 2 50# bags for $25. Winco has lots of bulk spices and foods. But I’ve found dollar stores around me have amazing dea...
by Halfapint
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Will Prepping Get a Second Wind in 2020?
Replies: 55
Views: 4942

Re: Will Prepping Get a Second Wind in 2020?

I quit here for one reason or anothe but always stayed logged in and checked regularly. As I type this my fiancé’s sister just had a kid literally not more than 8 hours ago and she’s texting me about if things get bad what should we do. Her husband was talking about buying bulk diapers and food for ...
by Halfapint
Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Quazi's self-sufficiency projects
Replies: 71
Views: 9701

Re: Quazi's self-sufficiency projects

Oh man this brings me much joy! I loved your posts from a free years ago! Glad things are still going well for you! We finally lived on to our property but it’s beeen so wet (record rain fall) I haven’t been able to get the coop set up. But pigs are high on the list as well as goats! Keep the pics a...
by Halfapint
Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Family Prep
Topic: The Poor Man’s Prepping
Replies: 736
Views: 107762

Re: The Poor Man’s Prepping

Guessed it was time to come back for a refresher course in our excellent Poor Man's Prepping thread... since, you know, zombies are massing. This time in the form of the Wuhan coronavirus. It had been so long since I was active on our board that I couldn't remember my password or even email address...
by Halfapint
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Woods Walker in Memorium
Replies: 76
Views: 23097

Re: Woods Walker in Memorium

Well shit, he was a great guy loved his posts and the information he shared with us all. I modeled muchbof what I do after him.

RIP hike those golden trails
by Halfapint
Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Climate Changes
Replies: 63
Views: 9510

Re: Climate Changes

HI everyone, MP here. Have you ever noticed how some topics aren't new? Well I have. :clownshoes: All I know is that if has anything to do with climate change in it Sun Yeti is there. Lol. Climate change is one of main reasons I prep. I wish we talked about it more - specifically what can we do to ...
by Halfapint
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Modular home on plot of land
Replies: 36
Views: 7660

Re: Modular home on plot of land

Thread necro I know. Just wanted to comment. I've looked at a lot of land in the same area as you Halfapint. And surrounding areas. And I have had very good luck with the engineers in Snohomish county. I've found several plots. And talked them over with the land engineers in the planning department...
by Halfapint
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Halfapint's Getting Some Land
Replies: 250
Views: 38928

Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Thank you everyone for the well wishes. For video editing try DaVinci Resolve from Black Magic Designs, https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/davinciresolve/ look at the bottom of the web site. It is professional software and the free version is very close to the pay version. Thanks for the advi...
by Halfapint
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Halfapint's Getting Some Land
Replies: 250
Views: 38928

Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

Saw that, came up in my subs. Congrats and well-wishes to you and the soon-to-be-officially-better-half. Also, I very literally LOLed when she realized what was going on and her voice started sliding up the scale. Thank you, definitely the much better half. You can hear me laughing as well, her fac...
by Halfapint
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Halfapint's Getting Some Land
Replies: 250
Views: 38928

Re: Halfapint's Getting Some Land

haven't posted much recently, been busy with life. Honestly haven't done a hell of a lot on the property. But we've been doing a lot more on the beekeeping side and well, I kinda proposed to the GF on FB live and she had no idea. We made a quick and dirty edit for YouTube. You can see it below. Hope...
by Halfapint
Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: The Dead at Destitute Mountain
Replies: 2285
Views: 327383

Re: The Dead at Destitute Mountain

I’m in the Pac NW down near Olympia for some training through Thursday...fly back to Tejas Friday. Based on the geography of the tale, methinks he’s up here somewhere. What famous authors live up here? Terry Brooks who wrote the Shannara series, as well as a couple others...one of my favorite serie...
by Halfapint
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: The Dead at Destitute Mountain
Replies: 2285
Views: 327383

Re: The Dead at Destitute Mountain

jdavidboyd wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:52 pm
I think TB must have been abducted by aliens. That's the only reason there could be as to why there hasn't been an update!
I propose a raid to Area 51! Screw alien tech, I want more TDDM and TB safe and sound!
by Halfapint
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)
Replies: 1228
Views: 84323

Re: The Coming Civil War

All this talk of antifa has me looking at stats and that brought me across testimony today from the FBI chief. They’ve had nearly 100 domestic terrorism charges this year alone, which is more than all of 2018 combined. He’s quoted as saying “I will say that a majority of the domestic terrorism cases...
by Halfapint
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: The Dead at Destitute Mountain
Replies: 2285
Views: 327383

Re: The Dead at Destitute Mountain

That’s almost almost exactly what I picture her as too! Maybe a bit more weathered, more scares, and a hike lot more badass!
by Halfapint
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Been a long time
Replies: 2
Views: 1479

Re: Been a long time

Welcome back! Yes, a bit quieter, but it’s still a great source of info
by Halfapint
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Bug Out Gear Deals (Post 'em when you find 'em) I
Replies: 6637
Views: 1080701

Re: Bug Out Gear Deals (Post 'em when you find 'em) I

No other big prime day deals for us? Seen lots of TV's and toothpaste. I scrolled through last night for hours looking for things. Saw nothing I bought myself a kindle fire8 HD because I don’t have a tablet and that would having one would be nice. Also got stainless pot set, along with a 15” cast i...
by Halfapint
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Glow in the dark paracord.
Replies: 7
Views: 1699

Re: Glow in the dark paracord.

Not a bad idea, another, though (though more expensive) is a tile. The GF has memory issues from a TBI when she was 9, so she has tiles on everything, water bottle, purse, keys, car, her crew bags, etc. They are expensive and do require power and a mobile device to use. but they have helped her thou...
by Halfapint
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)
Replies: 1228
Views: 84323

Re: The Coming Civil War

Not everyone should have access to guns — domestic abusers, for example, have proven by their actions that they cannot be trusted with that kind of responsibility — and not everyone needs it. No one without a significant amount of training should be handling a firearm at all, which is why I think d...
by Halfapint
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Food Insecurity 2019
Replies: 53
Views: 8314

Re: Food Insecurity 2019

I have been looking for the article for a while and I cant find it again. It was an interesting read about crop diversification by states. The mid west is labeled the "bread basket but most of the states grow 3 crops, soybeans, corn, and wheat. My state came in 3rd for most diverse food produced, bu...
by Halfapint
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Longarms - Shotguns and Rifles
Topic: Updating my Zombie Squad AR.
Replies: 5
Views: 1555

Re: Updating my Zombie Squad AR.

Love the clean look of it, I need to put my main on a diet. I built one a couple years ago with a slick slide upper. No forward assist, no dust cover, dnd a really nice (though shorter than I like handguard). The feel just feels right and is so much fun to shoot. Plus my buddy painted it. It was sup...
by Halfapint
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Neophyte prepper saying hello...
Replies: 4
Views: 1911

Re: Neophyte prepper saying hello...

Welcome! I came looking for lots of questions and found a great place! That was 7 years ago.

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