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by ForgeCorvus
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 45
Views: 1700

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

Jillybean wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:40 pm
...........My biggest plan is to ignore those that mock me, and do my prepping\move to more self sufficiency because it makes me happy.
This
by ForgeCorvus
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Prepping and climate change
Replies: 27
Views: 924

Re: Prepping and climate change

The main thing to remember about fossil fuels is that once we've dig it all up and burnt it, its all gone. Then we'll have a climate like we used to have..... Back in the Carboniferous Nuclear power is not really a suitable replacement either.... Not when the waste takes centuries to become safe* We...
by ForgeCorvus
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 45
Views: 1700

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

Changed batteries in the smoke detectors..... That way I can remember when I last did them :lol:

Happy Calender Advancement Day
To you all

Crow.
by ForgeCorvus
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 784
Views: 70489

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.

... It also helps to prevent trouser fires :shock: Not that anyone here would do something stupid like that :oops: :oops: :oops: Screenshot_20191227-174513.png They're not 'proper' work clothes until you've burnt a hole in them with a mangle-grinder or a flame axe, or got them twisted&shredded by a...
by ForgeCorvus
Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 784
Views: 70489

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.

Just go steady with the grinder aluminium can be a bit snatchy Thanks for the advice Andy.Of all the cutting tools I use,I find grinders to be a bit scary.So respect is the operative word! I find that a good thick leather apron is the best option when using 'Mangle-grinders', it can slow or stop th...
by ForgeCorvus
Wed Dec 25, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Crab apple jelly , or rather not...
Replies: 5
Views: 355

Re: Crab apple jelly , or rather not...

I have eaten older jars of jam (factory not homemade) that seem to have become a solid lump with liquid around it..... I'm wondering if you're getting an extreme version of this.
by ForgeCorvus
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Rabbit
Replies: 44
Views: 1971

Re: Rabbit

We started off with Thumper, moved to nostalgia and ended up with a history lesson..... Who says we're obsessed :lol:
by ForgeCorvus
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: What is this called?
Replies: 8
Views: 763

Re: What is this called?

Those look like 'Cam lock' cargo straps (rather then ratchet cargo straps, which are the dinky version of the massive things truck drivers use)

A quick search on Evilbay turns up 75 results
by ForgeCorvus
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 784
Views: 70489

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.

I've been watching a lot of Youtube recently, one of the channels is an American guy talking about guns (from a Home defence/ personal protection angle rather then sporting/target shooting) I only found him due to the autoplay list, I was looking for stuff on Greener shotguns :oops: . And I like his...