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by ForgeCorvus
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Fire lighting.
Replies: 20
Views: 1321

Re: Fire lighting.

I like Zippo lighters, I really do. Trouble is, they have to be ‘managed’ all the time, ‘ cos all of a sudden the fuel has dried up ( about 5 days). That’s why I like the ‘10 for a pound ‘ disposable jobs. I am using throwaways I bought 11 years ago. The small round Clippers are good too, last for ...
by ForgeCorvus
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: Panic room
Replies: 25
Views: 924

Re: Panic room

You could also fit an old fashioned door bar. https://www.historicallocks.com/Other/Historical%20Locks/Dictionary/lexicon_4_small.jpg Couple of different modern examples https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaCZgIalZz4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=tr0N3gmtQTo Or a brace-bar like this h...
by ForgeCorvus
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Books and Educational Materials
Topic: Tin Can Cook
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: Tin Can Cook

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Tin-Can-Cook-Store-cupboard-Recipes/dp/1529015286/ref=sr_1_1?crid=144AA4T8LC72A&keywords=tin+can+cook+jack+monroe&qid=1559417936&s=books&sprefix=tin+can+cook%2Cdigital-text%2C144&sr=1-1 Added to my wishlist. I don't like to use the kindle for reference books as its a PITA t...
by ForgeCorvus
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Size does matter...
Replies: 20
Views: 797

Re: Size does matter...

Opps... Forgot to mention the CS Style that acts as a key fob.
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The Scissors are really good, the screwdriver fits glasses and the snap also acts as a bottle opener(and happens to be the second most used part :oops: )
by ForgeCorvus
Fri May 31, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Size does matter...
Replies: 20
Views: 797

Re: Size does matter...

Fisher space pen, probably used every day at one time (now we don't get deliveries that often at work)
by ForgeCorvus
Tue May 28, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Augmenting the stash: Pesto etc.
Replies: 30
Views: 1201

Re: Augmenting the stash: Pesto etc.

Exactly,Arzosah. High acid( pickles), High sugar ( preserves) are shelf stable at ambient temperature,as the storage medium does not allow bacterial growth.Saying that though,I do put pickled beetroot in the fridge once opened,as it stops oxidisation and the beetroot turning brown,yuk! Must eat big...
by ForgeCorvus
Tue May 28, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 360
Views: 22527

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

jansman wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 7:10 am
Yorkshire Andy wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 9:20 pm
Tested the smoke alarms simple prep that gets overlooked week after week.........
Alarms here,now tested.Great point Andy.
Oh, I just cook toast and they test themselves :oops:
by ForgeCorvus
Sat May 25, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Aldi Cheap Gas Hob Time
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Re: Aldi Cheap Gas Hob Time

This is the basic bistro-stove a lot of us have.
I buy my gas from Ebay, if you're OK with buying in bulk you can find some good deals
by ForgeCorvus
Mon May 20, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Augmenting the stash: Pesto etc.
Replies: 30
Views: 1201

Re: Augmenting the stash: Pesto etc.

Back somewhere near topic.
We don't eat a lot of pasta, what other ways are to to eat pesto (if any)?
by ForgeCorvus
Sat May 18, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Next Stage First Aid Course
Replies: 10
Views: 909

Re: Next Stage First Aid Course

Recently I've been looking into first aid courses (FAW as a minimum), As I'm part funding it myself (split with work) cost is an issue. St John's or the Red Cross charge around £350, but other training providers offer the same qualification for about the £200 mark. Am I missing something? Is the tra...