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by jennyjj01
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hello from the Lake District
Replies: 7
Views: 205

Re: Hello from the Lake District

Hi! I just joined this forum which looks very interesting. Living in rural Cumbria I have learned from experience to be prepared for days being cut off or without mains electric or water; we get frequent flooding, landslips and occasional snow. But recent news broadcasts has made me worry about bei...
by jennyjj01
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 571
Views: 38753

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

I'll leave you with these https://modernsurvivalblog.com/preps/drinking-swimming-pool-water-in-an-emergency/ https://www.waterbuttsdirect.co.uk/news/can-you-drink-harvested-rainwater/ http://homewaterharvesting.com/how-to-filter-rainwater-for-drinking/ A couple of those mention UV sterilization...E...
by jennyjj01
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: My First Rocket Stove
Replies: 9
Views: 354

Re: My First Rocket Stove

Did you stand there hands on hips directing the hubby from just out of range of been clouted by flailing arms legs and flying spanners like Mrs Andy does? :lol: No. It was a proper team effort. Showed him the one on you-tube and I showed the assorted bits. We drew up and tweaked the plan and then I...
by jennyjj01
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: How many times can you use a disposable FFP3 mask?
Replies: 3
Views: 259

Re: How many times can you use a disposable FFP3 mask?

Is there any official advice? I've probably used mine for about an hour maximum each week since the lockdown started. I know I've read that under the present circumstances it's understandable if people use them a few times but wondering how much is too much? I've only used one of mine (ffp3) at an ...
by jennyjj01
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: My First Rocket Stove
Replies: 9
Views: 354

Re: My First Rocket Stove

It's always fun playing with fire :) :lol: :shock: but of DIY knowledge always comes in handy Storm kettle. Wood gas stove bit lower down the same link :) http://www.uk-preppers.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=12689 Woodgas stove ordered < £15 :) It looks so elegant. I'll pass on the storm kettle ...
by jennyjj01
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: My First Rocket Stove
Replies: 9
Views: 354

Re: My First Rocket Stove

Hi I'm Andy and I'm a stoveaholic :mrgreen: These are great can be had a bit cheaper if you shop about https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lixada-Stainless-Steel-Stove-Lightweight-Wood-Woodgas-Wild-Camping-Bushcraft/192532181021?_trkparms=ispr%3D1&hash=item2cd3cff01d:g:Y8wAAOSwHHRa7sGM A big bag of wood pel...
by jennyjj01
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: My First Rocket Stove
Replies: 9
Views: 354

My First Rocket Stove

A power cut last week encouraged me to finally get the rocket stove prototype built. Had the components for ages. I wish I could take the credit for building it, but I persuaded my beloved that it would be a fun project and a perfect birthday present while stuck at home, :lol: . I was project manage...
by jennyjj01
Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: What do you need to do to food like flour pasta rice etc
Replies: 5
Views: 283

Re: What do you need to do to food like flour pasta rice etc

Do you need to treat food prior to sealing and storing. I heard you need to freeze it for 4 days before sealing up to kill bugs and eggs , but I thought oxygen generators would kill anything do to 0 oxygen being present. What do you all normally do Hi and welcome to the forum. The recommendation to...
by jennyjj01
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Brand new to prepping looking to get food safe storage containers various sizes going up to 25 litre
Replies: 4
Views: 289

Re: Brand new to prepping looking to get food safe storage containers various sizes going up to 25 litre

Brand new to prepping looking to get food safe storage containers various sizes going up to 25 litre Have sussed the oxygen absorbers and mylar bags and vacuumed sealer. But any info and help would be appreciated Welcome to the forum. I'd suggest smaller 5 or 10 litre ones. You'll need more of them...
by jennyjj01
Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Long-Term Food
Replies: 32
Views: 2105

Re: Long-Term Food

Butterfly wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:07 am
I guess oil is not a necessity; all food can be boiled in a pot👌😊
Noooooo. Oil is an absolute staple. You can make anything edible by frying it. Also oil is a massive source of calories in its own right.