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by PreparedKent
Fri Nov 18, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Dutch Army Combat Jacket DPM, Any good ?
Replies: 18
Views: 6328

Re: Dutch Army Combat Jacket DPM, Any good ?

A soldier 95 hooded windproof smock would be better (some sites call it an SAS smock). Gore-Tex lined.
by PreparedKent
Fri Nov 18, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What preps are you doing this week? Part 3.
Replies: 903
Views: 194714

Re: What preps are you doing this week? Part 3.

I've taken some time off of prepping due to birth of my daughter on 5th November (knackered lol). Started agai with just basics today. Stocked up on nappies and formula and got the car as winter ready as I could afford. EDIT: bought a MAG solitaire LED single cell earlier. Much brighter compared to ...
by PreparedKent
Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Price of TEA to increase drastically
Replies: 40
Views: 7738

Re: Price of TEA to increase drastically

My misses works at a national frozen food company which supplies Caterers.

We have tonnes of tea bags and neither of us are drinking them. I'm planning on growing Arabica Coffee bean plants from next spring onwards so will stock up on Coffee to last until then.
by PreparedKent
Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: British Army NBC Suit
Replies: 9
Views: 3673

Re: British Army NBC Suit

The suit along with a respirator would work.... you will have to be extremely fit to run in it though :lol:
by PreparedKent
Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What preps are you doing this week? Part 3.
Replies: 903
Views: 194714

Re: What preps are you doing this week? Part 3.

Packed the baby bag and bag for my misses ready for trip to the hospital at short notice. Switched to winter fluids in the car :D This week I'm getting a new front door (composite, german made with solid timber core) fitted and sharpening all my tools. I spent last week slashing and burning the fron...
by PreparedKent
Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What preps are you doing this week? Part 3.
Replies: 903
Views: 194714

Re: What preps are you doing this week? Part 3.

Which insects have you been eating out of curiousity?

I suppose insects (and slugs and snails) will be good sustainable food when SHTF.
by PreparedKent
Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: Finance
Topic: Banks leaving after brexit
Replies: 16
Views: 6911

Re: Banks leaving after brexit

:o I thought the discussion of politics was frowned upon in this forum Not political .Not when I posted it! Merely a financial observation. If the banks go tits up/ south/down the pan/ ELSEWHERE! then what? I hate the money dealers.I have been stung on my mortgage and pension. If it went totally So...
by PreparedKent
Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: Finance
Topic: Industry Cutbacks
Replies: 11
Views: 4454

Re: Industry Cutbacks

It can't be that sub prime in the UK yet. I still had to jump through many many hoops to remortgage onto a better deal with same building society (not borrowing more) and it was just as meticulous checking as my first mortgage 2 years ago. Thanks to low interest rates my mortgage had now gone from o...
by PreparedKent
Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:14 pm
Forum: Finance
Topic: Industry Cutbacks
Replies: 11
Views: 4454

Re: Industry Cutbacks

I wouldn't panic yet, the pounds drop in value means more manufacturing as we can export more.

Next year we will have Heathrow expansion, HS2 and Hinkley Point Nuclear Power all in the pipeline... all bolstering our economy.
by PreparedKent
Tue Oct 25, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Finance
Topic: Banks leaving after brexit
Replies: 16
Views: 6911

Re: Banks leaving after brexit

:o I thought the discussion of politics was frowned upon in this forum