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by omega man
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 5.
Replies: 612
Views: 55339

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 5.

pseudonym wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:09 pm
Yes please, start a new thread so it doesn't get lost in this one. Ta :mrgreen:
Shall do, will organize tomorrow. Wasn't sure if anyone would care.. but it's felt quite consuming, that said I've brought it in for around a grand'ish :D
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by omega man
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 5.
Replies: 612
Views: 55339

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 5.

Well where to start.. basically for the last few weeks I've been working towards a log burning stove in our lounge. Let me break down the completed jobs: Smashed out builders opening. Fitted lintel. Self leveled hearth area. Had a lovely chap sweep the chimney. Fire boarded said opening. Plastered t...
by omega man
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Wearing of army clothing in town.
Replies: 26
Views: 1653

Re: Wearing of army clothing in town.

I've never had any reaction from strangers at all so far.. I wear the German flecktarn field jacket (with quilted liner when needed),German badge too.
If questioned though I'd suggest they try and find a warmer/more versatile winter coat for less than £20 :lol:
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by omega man
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 5.
Replies: 612
Views: 55339

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 5.

We've been living off grid for over a month now and I love it, but need to add another item to my stock list, hand cream, yes that's what i need. You definitely do not want a massage from me just now, my hands are like sand paper, the extra rough kind :cry: What with all the washing by hand, scrubb...
by omega man
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Plastic
Replies: 18
Views: 1824

Re: Plastic

Interesting... I guess if this fast degrading packaging became common place, which as said would obviously be a good thing I'd probably treat myself to a good selection of those nice Sistema plastic pots/tubs/lids and decant into those prior to freeing, storage. Good quality plastic containers that ...
by omega man
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: DIY and Handicrafts
Topic: Underground coating
Replies: 20
Views: 4660

Re: Underground coating

Yorkshire Andy wrote:https://www.bilthamber.com/corrosion-pr ... reatments/


Contact Pete at the above firm they started off supplying the offshore industry with anti corrosion products
Good call Andy.. used some bilthamer stuff during a classic car refurb... excellent stuff!

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by omega man
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: DIY and Handicrafts
Topic: Underground coating
Replies: 20
Views: 4660

Re: Underground coating

Hi, All this negative conjecture when the OP has only given us a handful of words to describe his intended plans. Having spent my whole life around metal working and engineering I'm going state that with the correct structural design :!: 3mm mild steel with the correct channel frame can indeed withs...
by omega man
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Is this a bug out vehicle ?
Replies: 25
Views: 7084

Re: Is this a bug out vehicle ?

I'd say give the guy a break, you may disagree with his choices and way of doing things, but they are his choices We're all different and all have different ideas on what makes a happy life, So as long as he's not harming you or others, I say wish him well and leave him in peace :D here here!, I th...
by omega man
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Merino wool sock recommendations please
Replies: 4
Views: 752

Re: Merino wool sock recommendations please

In my time I've had sock troubles, eventually through trial and error I found a brand that offer a plethora of styles, various materials and impressive longevity.

http://www.bridgedale.com/
by omega man
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Compass location distance thing
Replies: 23
Views: 5446

Re: Compass location distance thing

Ok guys and gals, Being a tight ars*e I never did buy the Bushnell Backtrack but has it happens the Mrs must have be listening to me at some point :shock: and I ended up with one at Christmas! So this afternoon I drove out to a local'ish nature trail we know fairly well. I popped some batteries in t...