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by drop bear
Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Trip AAR: The best plans never survive first contact…
Replies: 24
Views: 3277

Re: Trip AAR: The best plans never survive first contact…

Did you try the garbage bag trick at all?
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by drop bear
Sun Jun 11, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Family Prep
Topic: RVs
Replies: 62
Views: 15687

Re: RVs

depends what you are considering as an RV. vans. https://youtu.be/JqD0AGli5xo Ute campers. https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQi1i7lr4v6v_OzguL5QwkvUGmvJ8KgmHmsPQAYvYUb9SU2DucZY1GQ3iqB https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTLjIPRL7OU96_4W3bTKlcB_4_3iMR2olV4Kq8mJ3MR...
by drop bear
Sun Jun 11, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Report of mock bug-in
Replies: 9
Views: 1801

Re: Report of mock bug-in

I used a camp stove indoors for about two weeks during a black out recently. Didn't die. Not sure if it is all that unsafe. straight on the kitchen table. This one with a small gas bottle. https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/proxy/Q8eN2aRmi1OOJaYUWeLDLB0zlzmlKKkuQ2rRWkwOIW7Z6rOtdjj3Su2P7hCNhlOwrM3LcdG...
by drop bear
Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: So whats a good weapon to defend your supplies? No guns
Replies: 46
Views: 5626

Re: So whats a good weapon to defend your supplies? No guns

I thought it's been shown that using anything as a weapon , even against multiple assailants makes you a lawbreaker in some countries . I believe Britain and Australia were used as examples. It was discussed in the " you are the target of a riot" thread. and the news story from Australia was used a...
by drop bear
Sun May 28, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Gray man GHB. (Pic heavy)
Replies: 21
Views: 3355

Re: Gray man GHB. (Pic heavy)

So I've been on here a while I figured I'd put my my first post up. Mods if this is in the wrong place please move it. Thanks. I built this bag as an cool weather faster moving ghb, this is mentioned to layer with my EDC bag. This we be last ditch having to leave the car or Jeep or stuck for a few ...
by drop bear
Thu May 18, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Boredom therapy / time wasters
Replies: 31
Views: 5498

Re: Boredom therapy / time wasters

I have decided to take up whittling. For a camping sit down do stuff. And it means I can get a cool new knife.

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by drop bear
Sat May 06, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Building a BOBike
Replies: 59
Views: 17962

Re: Building a BOBike

this is a pretty good book for the insane bike people.

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/pro ... rs/5548296
by drop bear
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: Well it's the Zpaw and you are elected leader of the group
Replies: 38
Views: 1897

Re: Well it's the Zpaw and you are elected leader of the gro

Derringers. just everbody with their own little gun.

It would be worth it for the laughs.
by drop bear
Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Are cleaning wipes safe for dishes?
Replies: 28
Views: 3469

Re: Are cleaning wipes safe for dishes?

I do it a bit. but then I grew up eating dirt.

If it is for your house. Disposable plates are a bit better.
by drop bear
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Keeping the toilet running while bugging in....
Replies: 43
Views: 9089

Re: Keeping the toilet running while bugging in....

we were out for a bit less than a week.. mostly we put buckets under the guttering down pipes. then tipped the water into the back of the toilet and flushed it. You could if you were creative make a sneaky grey water tack of some sort. Otherwise you will be carrying buckets. This is one of the reaso...
by drop bear
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Mess Kits
Replies: 34
Views: 4341

Re: Mess Kits

I actually carry a small about 4-5 inch knife that I got from REI with me on most hikes. It's is strictly my food cutting knife. its VERY thin, and comes with a plastic handle and a plastic sheath. I've used it to fillet trout, and cut wild veggies, to pretty much anything else. I would also sugges...
by drop bear
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: Cyclone debbie.
Replies: 4
Views: 2074

Re: Cyclone debbie.

Glad you were ok. hope you didn't have any major damage to your home I was deployed to mackay/Whitsundays for cyclone response. 5 days of driving and chainsaw operations. Not much. I put that down to living in cheap apartments with no view. Wind didn't even get into the car port. The emergency resp...
by drop bear
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: What is your user modern fire kit.
Replies: 6
Views: 1190

Re: What is your user modern fire kit.

I do treat myself to at least one of those jet style lighters.
by drop bear
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Mess Kits
Replies: 34
Views: 4341

Re: Mess Kits

Sorry to confuse. I only need suggestions for mess kits. Preferably something that can handle open flames if I choose to cook that way. That stainless steel zebra is the balls for that. Have gloves as part of your cook kit. I jumped on ebay and they do a silicone dog bowl foe about $3 That works gr...
by drop bear
Sun Apr 02, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Mess Kits
Replies: 34
Views: 4341

Re: Mess Kits

Looking for affordable options. Bought a few cheapie emergency stoves, will be buying a gas stove as a primary. Just need a mess kit to match. Wont be making much...more or less for water boiling/coffee making. Thanks. Well it kind of has to fit your stove. Otherwise stainless steel? I sort of swic...
by drop bear
Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: Cyclone debbie.
Replies: 4
Views: 2074

Cyclone debbie.

So i was caught in a cyclone for about three days. No power. no water. dramas and crap everywhere. A bit of wind. The usual. Anyway stuff that worked stuff that didn't and ideas for the next one. Good headlamps torches and lanterns were really important for a while. I had heaps and using the smaller...
by drop bear
Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)
Replies: 1777
Views: 304276

Re: What have you bought lately? (Bug Out Version)

I got some froggers for my feets. https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRvje9y8I4mMOanDO7f8MzAqGhLWvcZt6Y4YigtmBnokR-BMg-XkMU7GAD9ZQ They are waterproof. So I have some quick slip on shoes. We just had a little cyclone. those boots worked really well. Waterproof. easy clean seasy of...
by drop bear
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:33 am
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: The Day of EDC Victory
Replies: 225
Views: 60925

Re: The Day of EDC Victory

built a sun shelter at the beach out of an umbrella a roll of gorilla tape and a sharpened stick.
by drop bear
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Need suggestions for a storage case
Replies: 14
Views: 2031

Re: Need suggestions for a storage case

you can buy tamper proof sticky tape. or masking tape and then sign it. That would go on any sort of tub.
by drop bear
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: Choose an APC during war.
Replies: 46
Views: 11347

Re: Choose an APC during war.

Can I just boom around in a toyota. At least it has aircon. https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRQLtTwqAcxIYBhZah3QlayuXkauwE2UIV0MhBFSlYl-bOK5NZN https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSfQbmprY-mAzpe6-Qr0j0Rf9XVDx7pRC03ZHiwFAKSQmlzx_z40-pS-hWZ https://youtu.be/LC5ld...
by drop bear
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Inexpensive ruck options
Replies: 16
Views: 1881

Re: Inexpensive ruck options

by drop bear
Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: melee weapons of choice
Replies: 323
Views: 53941

Re: melee weapons of choice

I'm throwing in a vote for the Police Truncheon . Cold Steel is making a version of it & I kinda dig it. interestingly primative versions of the truncheon are flat like a paddle. Which would probably do a bit more damage. https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTcNaVOC7EMxRhGSpPTQIGoN...

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