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by Cougar
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Going away for a few days
Replies: 11
Views: 3665

Re: Going away for a few days

There is now the same option for bike tyres you seem to get with modern cars (and I dislike), a bottle of compressed gas and slime to get you home. Picked one up at Aldi although it would be a last resort. Personally I carry a spare tube and plan on fixing a punctured tube when I chose to rather tha...
by Cougar
Thu May 25, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: Home Security Upgrades
Replies: 99
Views: 18417

Re: Home Security Upgrades

A note of caution on the use of the CCTV doorbell, they may be more of a risk to your electronic security than a positive for your physical security.
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/01/1 ... edentials/
by Cougar
Sun Jan 22, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Four legged friend
Replies: 10
Views: 2674

Re: Four legged friend

3 months food on hand.
2 days food in the BOB.
List of pet friendly hotels.
by Cougar
Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: ford mondeo estate?
Replies: 9
Views: 3886

Re: ford mondeo estate?

I've an 04 Turbo Diesel. Got it at 5 years old and it's running towards 200k now. I've had the hydraulics in the clutch go, and that was expensive because the cylinder is actually inside the housing, so it's a lot more work than usual (apparently) to fix. The design may have changed between mine an...
by Cougar
Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Suggestions for a safety beacon/strobe for car?
Replies: 16
Views: 6218

Re: Suggestions for a safety beacon/strobe for car?

I went for one of these Lidl and Aldi have them quite often.

https://www.aldi.co.uk/led-warning-ligh ... 8021546100
by Cougar
Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:36 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: New prepper
Replies: 3
Views: 802

Re: New prepper

Hello and welcome
by Cougar
Sun Sep 25, 2016 7:43 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Baofeng GT3-MK2
Replies: 3
Views: 5738

Re: Baofeng GT3-MK2

From what I can see on the Baofeng comparison chart https://baofengtech.com/compare it shares the same board as the UV5 and has the same spec. Is there something you believe makes it a better choice? Thanks
by Cougar
Sun Apr 24, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Spring V CO2 Air Pistol
Replies: 13
Views: 4375

Re: Spring V CO2 Air Pistol

For me its a springer, no question.

A decent springer, spares and even a spare spring and you have a reliable catcher for game for decades to come.

Now what about a kit to cast your own pellets!!
by Cougar
Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Rugged mobile phones
Replies: 10
Views: 4426

Re: Rugged mobile phones

by Cougar
Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Hand Warmers
Replies: 1
Views: 652

Hand Warmers

5 packs for £1 or 25p each in Home Bargains right now.