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Posted on 09/29/2012 9:57:00 AM PDT by JoeProBono

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To: 4everontheRight

Zojirushi from amazon.

Now that amazon is taxing PA residents, I’ll need to find a new place to shop.


51 posted on 09/29/2012 11:20:51 AM PDT by Scarpetta (e pluribus victim)
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To: JoeProBono; Tolerance Sucks Rocks
DO NOT BUY AMMUNITION AT WALMART

Walmart is actively working with MSP (and how many other state's police agencies) by reporting ammunition sales to them.

52 posted on 09/29/2012 11:21:51 AM PDT by Abundy
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To: JoeProBono

LOL! In Alaska, some smarty-pantses reuse their pilot bread. Ya put on the butter and jam, or the sloppy joe, or the balogna and cheese, then you eat the toppings, lick off the biscuit, and refill. :o) In the bush, if you have pilot bread, jerky, pemmican, or “squaw candy”, and drinking water, you are set. Lightweight, and has only one natural enemy: moisture.


53 posted on 09/29/2012 11:28:34 AM PDT by redhead (Guns don't kill people...Planned Parenthood kills people.)
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To: Scarpetta

Wish Overstock.com sold such...the CEO spoke out against Obombo recently


54 posted on 09/29/2012 11:28:47 AM PDT by 4everontheRight (And the story began with..."Once there was a great nation......")
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To: Abundy

Gun shows. Bring cash.

http://silveradogunshow.com/schedule.html


55 posted on 09/29/2012 11:30:04 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: JoeProBono
This is an interesting site: Humanure. They are apparently using this technique in Haiti now. A list of his videos training the sanitation workers in Haiti is here: Composting Toilets in Haiti.

Preppers love to talk about stocking food and water, but not too many talk about what to do when the public sanitation system is broken.

56 posted on 09/29/2012 11:32:02 AM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: JoeProBono
-Powdered whole eggs
-Powdered honey
-Clorox bleach for disinfection
-Salmon in foil packets (lightweight, flavorful, easy to store, keep forever)
-YEAST
-Coffee and tea. Remove teabags from packages, put into large wide-mouth canning jars, and close tightly. Get coffee in cans and keep in a cool place. Herbal teas are medicinal. Consider this when you buy.
-Morale items foods/games (candy, cards, boardgames, paper and pencils/pens, etc. books
-Sanitary supplies, paper towels, toilet paper, clean rags for when the sanitary stuff is used up

57 posted on 09/29/2012 11:37:20 AM PDT by redhead (Guns don't kill people...Planned Parenthood kills people.)
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To: ponygirl

“...but not too many talk about what to do when the public sanitation system is broken.”

Yeah, I guess “ding dong ditch” is only good for so long. :)


58 posted on 09/29/2012 11:37:29 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: JoeProBono
What would you add to the list?

Toilet Paper!

59 posted on 09/29/2012 11:44:15 AM PDT by CitizenM (Obama - The architect of the decline of the U.S.)
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To: Abundy

“reporting ammunition sales”

Cash works.


60 posted on 09/29/2012 11:55:47 AM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: JoeProBono

Bump...


61 posted on 09/29/2012 11:57:17 AM PDT by mcmuffin ("Wanting your country back is not the same thing as working to take it back.")
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To: dynachrome
i get that...but regardless of how you pay, Walmart is giving your information to the police

they require you to produce a driver's license and record your name and DL# and forward same

MSP's firearms unit then runs a criminal history check on you looking for people that are prohibited from owning firearms and then use hits to get search warrants

problem is they are catching people who have legally purchased firearms prior to a retroactive application of several statutes

62 posted on 09/29/2012 11:59:10 AM PDT by Abundy
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To: carriage_hill

WHa..WHAT!? Holy crap! Nice job! But I need to say, that there must be a threshold number of guns and rounds that the governement will use to tag the person as a crazed right-wing gun nut, no matter how sane and good, and then take all they have. Disperse some of that so they can’t take it all, should it happen.


63 posted on 09/29/2012 12:01:26 PM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: Mr. K

Of all the things we buy for SHTF Hydrogen Peroxide, while an excellent tool, suffers from an absolute “Use by Date” deficiency.

When you buy H2O2 keep in mind it will absolutely expire and its efficacy will deteriorate exactly 3 years from when you buy it.

I mark the bottles in permanent ink of when I bought it and write in big “type” its expiration three years from that date.

Can’t tell you what to do with it when it expires but, I have tested 3 year +1 day H2O2 and it’s absolutely a dud.

So I also write the date 2.5 years from when I purchase it on the bottles.

Writing those two dates lets me make an informed decision about the efficacy of the product before I decide to use something else or grab a bottle that is within the “Use By”.


64 posted on 09/29/2012 12:03:04 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Abundy

” require you to produce a driver’s license and record your name and DL#”

Not good. here I just walk in, put some cash down and walk out with a box or two of ammo, though I tend to use Big5 sports stores when they have a sale.

http://www.sgammo.com is good

if you want to do online (i assume mastercard, etc. would rollover if asked to by the feds)


65 posted on 09/29/2012 12:05:10 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: Sawdring

Prolly from bugs, bed bugs? Good repellant.


66 posted on 09/29/2012 12:05:50 PM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: carriage_hill
Wow...that looks like the Duggar family's pantry.

What I'd give for a basement like that.....

67 posted on 09/29/2012 12:08:37 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (No tagline until JR gets the snail out of this site....as he promised moons ago.)
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To: CitizenM

All ya need is a shell—muscle, clam, but not oyster! Yeeouch!!


68 posted on 09/29/2012 12:10:30 PM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: volunbeer

The good maple syrup in glass jars will also last many years.


69 posted on 09/29/2012 12:11:33 PM PDT by bgill
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To: JoeProBono

“Preppers List : 10 Things To Do Now!”

Preppers List: 1 Thing To Do Now!

Move to another country.


70 posted on 09/29/2012 12:14:51 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: ponygirl

Put the rice and flours in the freezer to kill the bugs.


71 posted on 09/29/2012 12:24:56 PM PDT by bgill
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To: dynachrome
yeah...it's not good at all in the People's Republik of MD

I usually use ammoman or cheaperthandirt

and I realize that the CC companies will simply roll over...but the difference is LE would need a search warrant to get at the information

Walmart is simply providing it because it was asked to do so

someone will end up suing them

72 posted on 09/29/2012 12:36:54 PM PDT by Abundy
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To: JoeProBono

I never see ‘crunchy granola bars’ on prepper lists. Folks, you can live off of granola bars and peanut butter if the true collapse comes and having a fire would give away your position/cooking. No, it’s not grand fair, and I wouldn’t reccommend trying to live off of same for more than a couple of weeks, but granola bars are not expensive, an be purchased in large boxes at places like SAM’s or Costco and they keep very well in individually wrapped tow bar packets.

I buy the Nature Valley Crunchy Oats and Honey thirty packet boxes. Also, rolled oats (store brand of Quaker style quick breakfast oats) in large cylinder boxes are a great way to store oats you will use and require only water to reconstitute the oats. Add a heaping tablespoon of peanut butter and a handful of raisins and you have a complete nutritious meal.

The multi-vitamin supplement is a great idea, and having a couple of large bottles of D3 5000 IU around doesn’t hurt, especially if you anticipate ‘staying in’ a great deal during a catastrophe.


73 posted on 09/29/2012 12:39:13 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: JoeProBono

Btt


74 posted on 09/29/2012 12:47:48 PM PDT by MattinNJ (Romney? Really? Seriously?)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

I have been an advocate for pistol caliber rifle and handgun pairing for years now. There are excellent and yet inexpensive carbines in 9mm and .40 cal (using Glock magazines), as well as lever .22 magnum, .38 spl, and .357 magnum weapons available. Nice to have same ammo for both pistol and rifle, with the rifle adding some to the feet per second of the rounds giving them more hitting power. A .357 lever rifle will bring down just about any North American mammal, except maybe griz or Kodiaks.


75 posted on 09/29/2012 12:48:53 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: JoeProBono
White rice has a better storage life while brown rice has more nutritional benefits – your choice.

Got a bag of brown rice that's seven years old and doin' fine. Add vinegar to the list.

76 posted on 09/29/2012 12:50:08 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: SgtHooper

For 8 calibers, there are only 11 firearms; not exactly an armory, but a well-represented, very, very choice collection of Class IIIs (suppressors, full-auto) and other goodies. 1911.45(2)/.357SIG(1)/.357Mag(1)/.223x45(3)/7.62x51(1)/.50cal(1)/12ga(2).

95% of the ammo was bought OTC at my FFL’s over past 11yrs, for cash, so there’s no records. Good advice, though, about ‘dispersing’ a fair amount of it. I have a 20ac Farm, so it’ll be easy to hide.


77 posted on 09/29/2012 12:55:30 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: ErnBatavia
Thanks; it's been a 1½-yr project, and worth the effort.
78 posted on 09/29/2012 12:59:01 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: ponygirl

Little tricks.

I have Petzl’s and I also have Cree head lamps. The Cree’s run 300 Lumen and programable down to 60 lumen.

More light is better but programming for lower and more appropriate lighting is better for me and gives me the ability to conserve battery.

The other thing I’ve done is taped a piece of Velcro to my Cree 900 lumens and another piece on my hats, shirts and the straps of my packs.

Gives me the advantage of carrying a great lighting system that can be attached for hands free where I need them and is less confusing (for me) in terms of working.

Drawback: my lights use the 18650 batteries which are recharchable but can also two 123’s for each battery bay. I have a ton of 123’s and couldn’t care less if I burn through them.

I also have ten 18650’s for each light tool. My main lighting uses only one 18650 and produces 700 lumen, even though the manufactuerer says it produces 900. I tested them against a major brand name and deduced they produce slightly less than the major brand, who claims 900 lumen.

So I have ten 501 Cree, which take only battery.

two Fenix TK35(900 lumen, or their claim 860 lumen)

and I have two Cree 3800 lumen lights. Great lights if you need to find someone, blind someone or just need to show off but, not really usuable. 3800 lumen is like holding a headlight in your hand and if you shine it on something close you will go blind from the throw back of the light bouncing back. You can lower it to 120 lumen or something like that but, at this point I like it for just showing off)

I know 18650 batteries are new to a lot of people but you need them and they are rechargable, so buy extra and keep em charged, even for the lower lumen lights.

Nothing like running around in the dark, suddenly losing your massive light tool and having backup power.

If anyone wants direction on these lights, feel free to ping me.

I won’t say the “Best part of” of these lights is just how in inexpensive they are compared to major brands and the amount of power you get proprotionaly ....Wait, I will.

They are better than major brands in terms of output.

I mean, if you want to buy a major brand like Fenix that’s fine. Hell, I have several and rely on them but, if you want more bang for you buck buy the Cree off brands.

Fenix 860 lumen is $100 bucks +.

The Cree’s are $13.00 bucks and deliver only slightly less light. The footprint is also completely and totally smaller.

If you take the Fenix it has a terrific feel and will blind everything but a zombie.

It’s slightly less than the size of a bottle of Coke.

The Cree, however, is slightly smaller than a candy bar. Think “Rolo’s”. Puts out amazing light.

I’ve also tested these “junky things”. I’ve dropped them, thrown them and dropped em in H2O”.

They work great and are 10% of the cost of a similarly performing light.

In terms of charging the batteries I have a cheap ass household charger and works just fine with my “mobile” solar charging system by “Goal Zero” solar charger.

The Cree


79 posted on 09/29/2012 12:59:14 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: JoeProBono
Have the .177, .22 and now the Gamo .25. The Gamo is a bit of a work out and the price has gone up. The price per 1K pellets cannot be beat. The air rifles are generally very quiet. Generally.



I cannot say enough about the air rifles for plinking, critters and practice. I have also purchased the BERETTA PX-4 Storm 16 shot Air Pistol (per the advice of an online friend and gunny).



This is perfect (25 foot target) for economical practice at home or in the basement. This is not really a toy and mimics real double action. Definitely wear safety glasses when practicing (more than one nasty ricochet).
80 posted on 09/29/2012 1:01:05 PM PDT by PA Engineer (What if the rabbit hole is endless?)
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To: JoeProBono

Lots of flaws in that list, many of those items are only for short term storage, like the brown rice, olive oil instead of Crisco, peanut butter, wheat flour, and there are no extra bulbs to buy with led lights.

Unless you are well off financially, shelf life needs to be of concern, it seems wasteful to have to pitch out peanut butter, energy bars, and aspirin, bleach, brown rice, liquid cooking oils, and so on.

If people want a good led light for survival, then look at Fenix lights for good AA flashlights that can run for a couple of hundred hours on low settings, yet have high settings available, when needed, but be sure and pick up a couple of E01s (by Fenix) also, they use a single AAA battery and they burn with a regulated brightness throughout most of the 21 hours of the battery life, they will draw light from almost all of the already dead AAA batteries that you can find in your house, and collect from your neighbors.


81 posted on 09/29/2012 1:02:26 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: dynachrome

Wish I would have seen your link earlier. I just bought some bulk ammo from another site that was $40 more. I have it bookmarked now!


82 posted on 09/29/2012 1:14:44 PM PDT by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: Abundy; JoeProBono; Kartographer
Walmart is actively working with MSP (and how many other state's police agencies) by reporting ammunition sales to them.

That's a great way to receive an inconvenient knock on the door in the People's Republic of Maryland. Wonder if the poh-leese will accept the explanation that you bought all of those different calibers in case you needed to trade them for food or TP when the world ends.

83 posted on 09/29/2012 1:28:54 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

“Move to another country.”

Already did that but for love. Now I’m trying to permanently stay. Fortunately wife see Øbama as a problem so she’s not so keen as well as 8%+ unemployement. Here it’s about 3%.


84 posted on 09/29/2012 1:56:00 PM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Abundy

Here in rural Virginia, I purchase ammunition for cash at WalMart, Gander Mtn, etc. and no personal information is requested or given. Anonymous ammunition purchases are easy.

Getting my pistol-of-the-month is another matter. I figure that as a CCW holder, I am already in the ‘system’ so I still fill out the paperwork if nothing from a private sale is attractive that month.

These threads are an interesting barometer of the political weather. If Obama wins (which I now rate a 40% probability), ammo will go up 50% within a year - if you can buy it.

My only advice on this thread - Get. Out. Of. The. Cities. Now!

Shalom


85 posted on 09/29/2012 1:59:40 PM PDT by esopman (Blessings on Freepers Everywhere and Their Most Intelligent Designer)
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To: esopman

really working hard to get out of the PRofMD


86 posted on 09/29/2012 2:02:56 PM PDT by Abundy
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To: JoeProBono

Everything in that picture looks great, except her face.

If you’re a prepper then blur out your face, or your supplies will not last very long, once it happens.


87 posted on 09/29/2012 2:05:03 PM PDT by BobL (You can live each day only once. You can waste a few, but don't waste too many.)
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To: PA Engineer

Benjamin-Trail


88 posted on 09/29/2012 2:20:56 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: bjorn14

“Already did that but for love. Now I’m trying to permanently stay.”

Very smart indeed!!!!

Panama?


89 posted on 09/29/2012 2:25:18 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: BobL


90 posted on 09/29/2012 2:28:52 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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91 posted on 09/29/2012 2:31:40 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: BobL

Yeah it will because if the stuff does go down, there won’t be any computers to look up this stuff.
The problem comes if you have to leave. 90% of the scenarios, you will not but there is always one.


92 posted on 09/29/2012 2:34:39 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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93 posted on 09/29/2012 2:35:27 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

Is that the .25 or the .22 version? Is it a workout to pump? I broke a sweat sighting the Gamo. The price of the Benjamin-Trail .25 is much better.


94 posted on 09/29/2012 2:35:38 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: PA Engineer


95 posted on 09/29/2012 2:45:51 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Chipper

I wish I had found them earlier, too. Also, the fastest shipping I have seen.


96 posted on 09/29/2012 3:10:27 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: esopman
Anonymous ammunition purchases are easy.

You are never anonymous at WallyWorld. The cameras are always on and they do not dispose of old records.

97 posted on 09/29/2012 3:15:33 PM PDT by oneolcop (Lead, Follow or Get the Hell Out of the Way!)
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To: JoeProBono

The advantage of Crisco, is that instead of 6 months or up to a year storage with oil, Crisco will last for many years in cool storage, I have seen claims of good, 10 year old Crisco.


98 posted on 09/29/2012 3:21:38 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: gundog

Got a bag of brown rice that’s seven years old and doin’ fine. Add vinegar to the list

______________________

IF you open the bag of brown rice and sniff you will find that it has gone rancid.


99 posted on 09/29/2012 3:27:42 PM PDT by Chickensoup (STOP The Great O-ppression)
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To: volunbeer

Get James Hubbard’s book, Burns. It’s just $3.99 as an ebook on Amazon and is worth every penny. He recommends using honey as a burn treatment if you don’t have anything else.


100 posted on 09/29/2012 3:37:51 PM PDT by ChocChipCookie
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