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by preparedsurrey
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Radios and walkie talkies
Replies: 22
Views: 3737

Re: Radios and walkie talkies

Pretty sure uk legal CB is limited to either 4 or 8 watts, in ideal circumstances you can get out a long way on that setup. Being on top of a big hill helps a lot. Running a burner (to boost the power output) was definitely illegal and you end up all mouth and no ears unless you set up well, i.e. Ev...
by preparedsurrey
Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Calor Gas?
Replies: 13
Views: 2450

Re: Calor Gas?

Last winters epic cock up might have been learned from, they had either a terminal or plant shut for maintenance then another one was shut due to an accident.
by preparedsurrey
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Poundland Rechargeable Batteries
Replies: 12
Views: 4592

Re: Poundland Rechargeable Batteries

I think the quality of these must be very variable, I had some that were terrible, maybe only 450mah compared to the advertised and one failed completely on it's second charging.
by preparedsurrey
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Woodlands??
Replies: 23
Views: 4965

Re: Woodlands??

This is all fantastic information thank you all. It’s a idea that certainly needs more thought and discussion. I’d love a wood to play in though. I suspect whipping up a 12ft fence would attract a fair bit of attention from the authorities lol 😂 Tell everybody It's to keep the deer out it'll be fin...
by preparedsurrey
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Camo vehicles
Replies: 21
Views: 3312

Re: Camo vehicles

NATO green or camo says crusty traveller to me and likely to be someone asleep inside. An internal cage and or a van vault along with additional security locks would be sensible, along with a single jump lead and a can of easy start on the dash.. I have no idea what you do for a living but unless yo...
by preparedsurrey
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Body Fluid Spills Kits
Replies: 12
Views: 2406

Re: Body Fluid Spills Kits

If you do plan to have to deal with somebody who has passed sometime ago and they have voided fluids I would add some decent face masks and something that smells really really strongly, you can physically get rid of the smell relatively simply, getting rid of it from your brain is another matter :( ...
by preparedsurrey
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Where should I go in case when SHTF
Replies: 21
Views: 4467

Re: Where should I go in case when SHTF

Living near Croydon and having friends who were near Reeves corner when it was burned in the last riots I would say if you have any chance get as far away as possible, the first sign of a lack of authority and the place will go to hell in a hand basket at top speed, no skills will save you when the ...
by preparedsurrey
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: Hidden retreat?
Replies: 42
Views: 11858

Re: Hidden retreat?

Buy land with a cave or natural depression, the amount of soil/ rock/ clay you need to excavate and get rid of is phenomenal, I very much doubt it's the sort of thing you could get away with doing without someone noticing the amount of wagons coming and going and heavy machinery being used. If you b...
by preparedsurrey
Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Car break down prepping in real life
Replies: 20
Views: 4069

Re: Car break down prepping in real life

Maybe it's just me but that fact they're so brightly lit means they dazzle me to the extent it's difficult to maintain perspective? Likewise modern brake lights that seem to be like looking straight into the sun sat at your eye level coupled with stupid indicators you can't seem because of the brake...
by preparedsurrey
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Diy 6x6 pickup build
Replies: 14
Views: 8020

Re: Diy 6x6 pickup build

Zil 6x6 trucks are available and I would expect them to still be running when the cockroaches take over. Also Bedford RL/ML awd these are all probably a bit on the large side for daily use though.