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by peejay
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Long-Term Food
Replies: 32
Views: 2105

Re: Long-Term Food

I was about to comment that oil can't really be stored very long-term without going rancid but re-checked my "facts" before doing so & found athta Olive Oil can be (properly) stored for up to 24 months or so so I've no idea what put in my head that it was more like 6 months.... What is your source ...
by peejay
Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Long-Term Food
Replies: 32
Views: 2105

Re: Long-Term Food

Olive oil will go almost solid when cold, I know this because the bottle we keep in the caravan regularly did as such in the winter. And this reminds me because it has been up & down I'll have to remember to ditch & replace it when next in the van (haven't had opportunity to use it in the last year ...
by peejay
Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Long-Term Food
Replies: 32
Views: 2105

Re: Long-Term Food

I was about to comment that oil can't really be stored very long-term without going rancid but re-checked my "facts" before doing so & found athta Olive Oil can be (properly) stored for up to 24 months or so so I've no idea what put in my head that it was more like 6 months....
by peejay
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:43 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.

How about a bunch of bottle sling knots in paracord? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTrkrd-5kAE
by peejay
Fri May 29, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: Potential UK power failure
Replies: 45
Views: 4464

Re: Potential UK power failure

The last place I worked at had some noisy machinery outside, relatively close to offices. They had some specific sound proofing "blankets" strung up around them which took out a good bit of the (very loud) noise so I imagine having some of it carefully draped around a genny should help a lot. Unfort...
by peejay
Thu May 21, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Finance
Topic: 2020 Potential Economic Collapse
Replies: 236
Views: 13854

Re: 2020 Potential Economic Collapse

Bosworth wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 10:18 pm

If we move to a cashless society such that you have no choice but to hold your money as digits in an institution then that situation may change, but we are a long way from that today.
I reckon we've lurched significantly closer to that situation this year than anyone expected.
by peejay
Thu May 21, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Finance
Topic: 2020 Potential Economic Collapse
Replies: 236
Views: 13854

Re: 2020 Potential Economic Collapse

Negative interest has effectively begun it Seems. https://apple.news/AZM-2pEedT2-3ghdUUKzffg
by peejay
Sun May 17, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Finance
Topic: 2020 Potential Economic Collapse
Replies: 236
Views: 13854

Re: 2020 Potential Economic Collapse

One needs to keep the numbers in perspective - 450 deaths a day with 80% of the population staying at home/distancing. Given how people are reacting to the reduction in lockdown I rear there's going to be a significant spike in a couple of weeks.
by peejay
Sat May 16, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Finance
Topic: 2020 Potential Economic Collapse
Replies: 236
Views: 13854

Re: 2020 Potential Economic Collapse

I'd been thinking about getting some jerry cans for some time & finally pulled the trigger just as the pandemic started kicking off. Got around to filling one yesterday, thought I might as well as it's likely at its cheapest now.
by peejay
Mon May 11, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Finance
Topic: 2020 Potential Economic Collapse
Replies: 236
Views: 13854

Re: 2020 Potential Economic Collapse

US GDP previously expected to drop 13% in Q2 now revised to 40% drop. That has to have a knock on effect...

https://www.businessinsider.com/us-econ ... ?r=US&IR=T