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by preppergb
Fri May 08, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Finance
Topic: 2020 Potential Economic Collapse
Replies: 265
Views: 18264

Re: 2020 Potential Economic Collapse

diamond lil wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 6:14 pm
What does negative int rates entail?
They CHARGE you to keep money in your account instead of them paying you interest.
by preppergb
Fri May 08, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: So,have your preps been useful?
Replies: 35
Views: 4166

Re: So,have your preps been useful?

I've learned (A) to check how much stuff I buy and that I have space for it, especially in the freezers, (B) Should check stored kit still works, I needed to use the mains powered cool box for excess fridge stuff, blasted thing would not work. My own fault entirely i should have replaced it years ago.
by preppergb
Wed May 06, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 672
Views: 48636

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

I keep getting twitchy thinking that I should be doing something because things are going to be difficult. But I'm not sure what that something should be :evil: Yes I feel the same I hate this isolation, the wife sorts out the food side of things and I do the other parts and we both keep revisiting...
by preppergb
Wed May 06, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 672
Views: 48636

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

So today I'm trawling the interweb looking for more useful infographics, charts, and how-to's for my prep files, I like to collect useful images of assorted stuff such as Edible Plant Recognition, How to Connect up Solar Power Systems, How to make DIY water filters, How to plan a recce mission, Sto...
by preppergb
Wed May 06, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 672
Views: 48636

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

So today I'm trawling the interweb looking for more useful infographics, charts, and how-to's for my prep files, I like to collect useful images of assorted stuff such as Edible Plant Recognition, How to Connect up Solar Power Systems, How to make DIY water filters, How to plan a recce mission, Stoc...
by preppergb
Tue May 05, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: EDCs, BOBs, GHBs
Topic: Help With "The Preppers Bulge"
Replies: 3
Views: 3469

Re: Help With "The Preppers Bulge"

My son is only part prepper but he does like our gear. he has a Travellers money belt which he keeps a data stick, mini headphone things, USB charging lead and a Gerber Artifact mini prybar knife thingy, some pound coins . His house and car key are on one of those extending cable spool thingys that ...
by preppergb
Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Reccomend a Bergen for me.
Replies: 27
Views: 2904

Re: Reccomend a Bergen for me.

I'm hoping to god the days of me having to hump a full sized Gergen are long over :). I'm down to a Rush 12 for EDC and a Rush 24 for GHB duty. sadly I think I would really struggle to do 5 miles these days carrying much over 20 pounds. Lightweight kit. That's me before the Virus hit and my trip wa...
by preppergb
Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Reccomend a Bergen for me.
Replies: 27
Views: 2904

Re: Reccomend a Bergen for me.

I'm hoping to god the days of me having to hump a full sized Gergen are long over :). I'm down to a Rush 12 for EDC and a Rush 24 for GHB duty. sadly I think I would really struggle to do 5 miles these days carrying much over 20 pounds. Funny you say that. I have been out the Army for 20 years and ...
by preppergb
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Reccomend a Bergen for me.
Replies: 27
Views: 2904

Re: Reccomend a Bergen for me.

I'm hoping to god the days of me having to hump a full sized Gergen are long over :). I'm down to a Rush 12 for EDC and a Rush 24 for GHB duty. sadly I think I would really struggle to do 5 miles these days carrying much over 20 pounds.
by preppergb
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 672
Views: 48636

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

Spent an hour downloading the local county Highways and rights of way maps from the council website. Cost nowt which is much cheaper than buying the latest OS maps :) Also looking into adding an Artemis p700 air pistol to my collection as a close quarters ratter, lockdown appears to have seen a huge...